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Father’s Day in Durango

This weekend Durango celebrates Father’s Day, and there are several events for the men in your life. With summer temperatures heating up, there’s a ton to enjoy around town. Durango Friends of the Arts will be selling Father’s Day pies at the Durango Farmers Market. It’s a fundraiser and unique gift! A stroll around the…
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Real Estate Numbers To Date

May La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the latest La Plata County residential real estate transactions for the month of May. With 111 total sales, it was an increase from the month of April, and the highest total number of sales in 2019. It was slightly lower than the number of transactions from the last couple of years…
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Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers

It’s summer, and Durango is in full swing with summer activities. One of the favorites is the Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, an evening full of entertainment in a beautiful setting. It’s an Old West cowboy music show along with a chuckwagon supper. The evening includes an authentic dinner on a tin plate, and a full…
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Senior Property Tax Exemption

It’s the time of the year many are considering property taxes. One of the nuances of the state of Colorado is the senior property tax exemption, which is available for senior citizens and the surviving spouses of senior citizens. If you qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of your primary residential…
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Animas River Days

Animas River Days

Saturday, June 1, Durango welcomes Animas River Days—a celebration of our beautiful Animas River and the life it brings to our community. The weekend is filled with fun river sports and events, for both participants and spectators. Santa Rita Park will offer food and activities, as well as a Ska Beer and Vodka Garden from…
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How Are Property Taxes Determined?

It’s the time of year many of our clients inquire about property taxes and how they are figured. While this seems like a complicated formula, it’s fairly simple once you understand a few of the basics. In the state of Colorado, we have what is called the Gallagher Amendment, which basically divides the state’s total…
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48th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and for locals in Durango, that means one thing: it’s time for The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. This year is the 48th Annual bike race, and the weekend (May 24-26) is full of activities. The featured race is from Durango to Silverton, heralding back to when one brother challenged another to…
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La Plata County Stats

La Plata County CAR Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of April. 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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Taste of Durango This Weekend

This Sunday is a favorite event among locals—the 2019 Taste of Durango! On May 19 from 11-4 Downtown Durango will feature a full festival with food, craft beer, artisan cocktails, and samples from our phenomenal local restaurants. The event even has music and dancing, and is the perfect way to enjoy an early summer afternoon…
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May Real Estate Numbers

La Plata County April Numbers

We have the latest La Plata County residential real estate transactions this week. With 93 total sales, it was a strong month. There were more sales than April of last year, as well as the highest number of sales so far in 2019! Year to date, we are at 285 total sales, compared to 296…
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