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The La Plata County Fair

It’s time for one of our favorite local events: The La Plata County Fair! Starting this week (August 7-11), this year celebrates 71 years of the La Plata County Fair, which features some of the county’s best animals, talent, and produce. There are several categories for competitions, including: baking, canned foods, homemade wine, knitting, crocheting,…
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Newspaper and Coffee

Real Estate In The News

For our communication this week, we wanted to share some real estate news making headlines. On Wednesday, The US Federal Reserve announced that it would cut interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008. While the federal interest rate doesn’t go hand in hand with mortgage rates, they oftentimes follow. “Lawrence…
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Music Around La Plata County

Did you know Durango offers an extensive music scene? Throughout the year, there are live bands and performances throughout town. In the summer, the gorgeous weather is conducive to outside venues and pleasant evenings. This week, there will be a Concert Hall @ the Park at Buckley Park from 5:30-7:30 on Thursday, August 1. This…
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Market Changes

As we have looked at La Plata County real estate transactions the last couple of weeks, we have noted the total number of transactions has decreased. As we have mentioned throughout the course of the year, the market is slightly slower than last year, which means we are seeing a change in the market. When…
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Durango Fiesta Days—84 Years of Tradition

The 84th Annual Durango Fiesta Days is upon us this week! The celebration of the “fiesta” has been occurring since 1935. It’s changed names a few times, but since the 1980’s it’s been known as Durango Fiesta Days. It’s a fantastic way to remember the agricultural and western heritage of our local area. The celebration…
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La Plata County Stats

June Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of June. The attached 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, and Durango Mountain…
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Music in the Mountains

Durango’s favorite music festival is in town through the month of July. If you haven’t had a chance to go to this spectacular event, it’s not too late; there are several shows left. The goal of Music in the Mountains is to “To produce an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber;…
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June Stats - La Plata County

June La Plata County Real Estate Transactions

This week we have the latest residential real estate transactions for the month of June. With 105 total transactions, we are slightly below the total number of May transactions for this year. This number is also a bit behind the total number of transactions we have seen in recent previous years during the month of…
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Welcome To Historic Durango

Durango Weekend Happenings

Durango is one of those unique places that offers outdoor activities year round. Summer is especially fun because the warm temperatures allow long days and evenings full of light. This upcoming week, there are several unique events around town. This Friday, July 12, there will be an outdoor movie held at the Durango Rec Center…
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Should You Work With A Real Estate Agent?

One of the questions many people ask is whether they should bypass working with a real estate agent when they sell their home. There are several key reasons to utilize a real estate broker, and it helps to understand the roles and responsibilities of a broker in the process. When a client chooses to work…
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