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May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is…
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March 2022 DAAR Numbers

Comparing 2020, 2021, and 2022 1st Quarter Stats is like taking a walk through memory lane of the pandemic. While pandemic feels like a bad word, it is important when considering the impacts on real estate. Q1 2022 more closely resembles Q1 2020, rather than Q1 2021. The total number of home sales in La…
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Curb Appeal

Updating the exterior of your home can add a lot of curb appeal to your property. Realtor.com recommends these easy things to spruce up the outside look. Paint can add a fresh new cover not only your house but shed, garage, fence, and more. Picking the right color and maybe a complimentary accent color for…
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March 2022 Statewide Statistics

Every month the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) releases statewide real estate statistics and key metrics so we can review past trends and try to see where the market is headed. In March 2022, there were 9,390 new single-family listings. The year has now totaled 21,545 new listings, of which just 195 were in La…
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The Wells Group Monthly Marketplace Numbers March 2022

Every month the Wells Group compiles residential statistics from the prior month’s real estate activity so that we can look at key metrics and trends. In La Plata County, March had 81 sales which is increased from January and February. So far 2022 has a total of 213 sales, 44 less than the first quarter…
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Parks and Recreation

Being surrounded by mountains and a river running all the way through town is a wonderful start to the recreational opportunities our town offers. In addition, the City of Durango’s Parks and Recreation programs and assets have contributed almost $40 million annually to the local economy. Having these parks, rivers, lakes, mountains, and more benefits…
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Creating a Unique Feel With Interior Paint

There is a lot of wall space within a home creating a wonderful blank canvas. Adding paint, wallpaper, and décor makes the home special and feel like your own. There are an unlimited number of colors and designs to chose from, here are some tips on how to coordinate the whole house. First, find inspiration…
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Durango 9R and LPEA Electric School Bus

Tesla, Ford, BMW, Hyundai, and many more companies have produced electric cars and they’re making a huge “green” statement across the globe. Now, Durango 9-R School District has collaborated with La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) and launched an electric, full size, Blue Bird school bus. The project started in early 2021 with a $328,803 grant…
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February DAAR Statistics 2022

The Durango Area Association of REALTORS (DAAR) compiles monthly reports reviewing La Plata County and individual town’s listings, sales, prices, and more. With these statistics, we can evaluate the current market and potentially where it’s headed. La Plata County as a whole had 58 new single-family listings in February 2022. This was slightly down from…
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April 2022 Events

Spring is officially here and there are plenty of events to welcome the new season. From music to wine and more, Durango never fails to host exciting events. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is back from April 22-24. The line up includes 21 bands all bring live string plunking, barn dance, and boot-tapping bluegrass music. Since…
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