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July La Plata County CAR Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. 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, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural,…
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James Ranch

These days, most people are looking for quality experiences that allow social distance. Fortunately, living in Durango, we have so many options. One of Durango’s longstanding companies is James Ranch, a full-scale ranch that utilizes its resources in a variety of ways—including a grill, artisan cheeses, milk, eggs, and whey-fed pork. With all this variety,…
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La Plata County Real Estate Numbers for July

This week we have the month-end numbers for La Plata County for the month of July. We are happy to say it was a standout month! With 164 total sales, this is more than any month thus far in 2020, and it is also a higher number than any July since prior to 2011! Year…
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Navajo Lake

As we continue to enjoy summer, we love featuring various aspects of the lifestyle in Durango and the surrounding areas. One of the local favorites is Navajo Lake. Part of the lake is in Colorado (Arboles), and the other part is located in New Mexico. The dam is built on the San Juan River, and…
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Summer Home Maintenance

It’s the middle of summer, and if you’re like us you are amazed at how quickly time flies! Have you kept up to date on summer home maintenance? While the weather is nice, it’s an excellent time to take are of many aspects of your home. We’ve compiled some ideas for you to implement. Of…
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Local Golf Options

If you’re looking for an outdoor sport with beautiful views, golf is a fantastic option. It allows players to be outside and still social distance. Durango has three local courses, and they all offer gorgeous panoramas. Hillcrest Golf Course lies right on top of Durango, overlooking the Animas River Valley and La Plata Mountains. They…
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Real Estate in the News

As the impact of Coronavirus continues to dominate news stories, real estate trends continue to adapt as well. We have compiled a few news articles that highlight some of the recent real estate news stories. Real Estate Becomes a Sellers’ Market: A Yahoo News article states, “Existing home sales spiked by a record 20.7 percent…
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Explore Mesa Verde

When was the last time you visited Mesa Verde? Most Durango residents (and even many visitors to the area) have visited Mesa Verde and seen the “main” cliff dwellings. However, there is so much more to see and do at the National Park, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of some of…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers for June

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of June. 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, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural,…
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Local Fourteeners

As we all find creative ways to explore and practice social distancing, we are continually grateful to live in a place that offers space and distance for adventures. One of Colorado’s unique features is our Fourteeners—Peaks above 14,000 feet. Colorado has roughly 58 of these beautiful peaks, and we live close to a few. One…
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