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Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2022

Preserving and perpetuating the traditional ways of the American West is the mission of the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. While this is an all-year round program, the annual Gathering in the Fall is a main attraction. 2022 is the event’s 34th year and from September 29th – October 1st there will be many live performances,…
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DAAR August 2022 Real Estate Statistics

The Durango Area Association of REALTORS® puts together reports reviewing the past month’s real estate statistics so that we can reflect on and compare this year with years past. Through this, we can gain understanding in how certain factors effect our local real estate market. La Plata County’s overall market saw 88 new single-family listings…
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The Wells Group August 2022 Statistics

Every month The Wells Group gathers the previous month’s real estate statistics in La Plata County to reflect on and better understand our market. There were 122 sales in August 2022, which is very similar to August 2021 and 2019. 2022 year to date has seen 777 sales, 156 less than this time last year.…
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Durango’s Open Spaces

As a relatively small mountain town, Durango doesn’t skimp on parks, playgrounds, and open spaces! Either to play frisbee, set the kids loose on a playground, or just relax in a park, here are some great choices to visit! Buckley Park is located in the heart of downtown right on Main Avenue in between 12th…
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Mortgage Rates and Home Prices September 2022

As the housing market, locally and nationwide, boomed during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a result of a lack of inventory. In the last couple of months, the inventory has been slowly rebuilding as have the mortgage rates. But which has impacted this fluctuation more: mortgages rates or elevated home prices?…
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September 2022 Events

September is a gorgeous month in Colorado as the weather starts to cool off and the leaves begin to turn colors. Events for this month are plentiful with everything from live music, chocolate tasting, festivals, and annual events such as the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Here our three picks you won’t want to miss! Welcoming…
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Colorado Association of REALTORS® July 2022

Monthly, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® compiles statistics from each county as well as the state overall to review the previous month’s real estate activity. We also compare this past month with a year before to see trends, metrics, and possible predict where the market is headed. In July 2022, Colorado had 10,559 new single…
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Chiropractic Care

Hand in hand with massage therapy, acupuncture, physical therapy, and yoga, chiropractic care realigns your spine to get your body moving harmoniously. Pain from accidents, sports injuries, arthritis and more can be aided from this therapy. Durango has a slew of chiropractors and offices to visit. Durango Walk-In Chiropractic has a resume of servicing patients…
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Durango Area Association of REALTORS July 2022 Numbers

Every month the Durango Area Association of REALTORS® puts together key statistics for our local real estate market. By reviewing these numbers, we can reflect on the activity and see what’s happening in each market segment and as a whole. La Plata County saw 109 new single family listings in July 2022 which is down…
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Up the Rock, Down the Rock

Grab your rope, harness, and friends and head on down to the crag! Durango offers a range of sandstone, quartzite, lime stone, and granite to climb on. With a full range of difficulties, the terrain becomes a gym! You can solo boulders, do multi-pitch routes, and even ice climb in the cold months. Jordan Weiler,…
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