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January 2021 Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of January. The below charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural,…
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Winter Maintenance Tips

A cold front has hit the country and the winter storm is bringing some serious cold weather, unexpected ice and snow fall in places that hardly ever see weather like this. Residences in many areas of Texas woke up to a winter wonderland this week without power and many without heat. Not being prepared for…
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Update on Interest Rates

For the second straight week the mortgage rate has stayed steady at 2.73% as recent data shows that inflation remains well below the Federal Reserve’s 2.0% target. Inflation doesn’t have a direct impact on mortgage rates; however rising inflation could lead to higher bond yields. Given that the 10-year Treasury yield is the basis for…
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Back Country Skiing

One of the many reasons Durango is so appealing is the outdoor recreation that is available year round. No matter the season the four corners area provides adventure and excitement. During the warmer months you can experience hiking, biking, camping, climbing and so much more. In colder months you have cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, backcountry…
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January 2021 Real Estate Numbers

The La Plata County residential real estate numbers for the first month of 2021 are here. They are as exciting as we had hoped they would be! We saw some of the highest numbers of sold listings in the month of December 2020 ever. Historically sales slowdown in the winter months; however, new year new…
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Weekend Get-A-Way

It is the time of year when some Colorado residents look for a warmer escape or some place with a little less shoveling involved. Sedona Arizona is a beautiful place for a weekend getaway, has a moderate climate and is a little over a 6 hour drive from Durango to get there. There are many…
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Durango Restaurants

There is nothing quite like strolling down Main Avenue in downtown Durango on a beautiful evening trying to decide what one of the many delicious restaurants you want to dine at. Before COVID-19 hit and along came shut downs throughout the country, Durango held a unique title many do not know about. Durango had more…
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New Construction

We have all seen the influx in the real estate market, so it comes as no surprise to see that new build construction is at the highest level it has been in over a decade for single-family homes. With people spending more time at home folks are moving from the big city high-rises to the…
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2021 Winter Events

Many of Durango residences were sad to learn the annual premiere winter celebration is canceled this year (also known as Snowdown). This year would have marked the 43st annual celebration of Snowdown and is an event a lot of locals look forward to all year.  Good news! There are still local winter events for you…
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Area Hot Springs

As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4…
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