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La Plata County Real Estate 2019 VS 2020 Predictions

As we head into 2020, we want to take an overall look at the market and where we see it heading into the new year. To do this, we consider last year’s numbers and trends as they continue into 2020. Overall, 2019 was a good real estate year in La Plata County. It was slower…
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Durango Rec Center

Each week we strive to feature lifestyle activities and events in the Durango area. We have a wide variety of festivals, restaurants, and outdoor adventures in our own backyard. Sometimes the middle of winter can be long—especially after holidays are over and before spring and summer activities get rolling. However, one of the most dynamic…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers December/Year End

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of December, which also gives us the year-end numbers. 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,…
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Backcountry Film Festival – Friday Night

If you’re stuck in the throes of cold and needing some inspiration, Durango has the perfect opportunity this weekend. The Backcountry Film Festival will once again be held Friday evening January 17. It’s hosted by Durango Nature Studies and focuses on the enjoyment of being outside year round. We live in one of the most…
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December La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate transactions for the month of December, which also gives us year-end totals for 2019. December had 90 total sales which was higher than last year (76 total in December 2018). With the exception of 2017, this total is actually higher than any year since…
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Cross Country Skiing

Durango’s Nordic Skiing

Holidays have passed and for most of us, a normal routine and schedule becomes a welcome break after the craziness of the last couple months. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of Durango’s winter activities. In many places of the country, people complain about being stuck inside in the middle of winter; in…
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At the Close of the Year

As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on the end of the year; the end of the decade. It’s been a positive decade for real estate after the recession that occurred at the end of the previous decade. In particular, we’ve noted historically low interest rates, which has allowed many to purchase homes and…
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Happy New Year!

With Christmas behind us, it’s time to focus on the New Year! Durango may be cold, but the cold never stops our town from celebrating New Year’s Eve. New Year’s eve parties are a fun way to ring in the start of 2020, and Durango has some great options. Purgatory hosts their annual New Year’s…
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Merry Christmas from The Durango Team

Christmas Day is tomorrow, and we are reflecting on the beauty of the holiday and looking forward to time with family and friends. Durango has many options and ways to spend the day. There are restaurants with fantastic food, such as The Ore House, Mahogany Grille, and Kennebec Café. Some of them will feature special…
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Real Estate in the News

This week we have a compilation of real estate news and headlines. Below are some interesting articles we found. Holiday Home Safety: If you plan on traveling during the holidays, take a look at this link for some helpful tips. It’s important to take care of your house and be sure you’ve employed some home…
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