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Experience Fall with a Color Drive

Fall is here! As of September 22, we have officially been in the fall season, and if you haven’t already made a fall color drive, now is the time. With the recent storms, there’s some snow in the high country. Now is a great time to get in a drive to see the fall colors…
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Ever Need a Vacation After Your Vacation?

This week we want to take the opportunity to focus on some of the realizations that arise out of unique and unexpected circumstances. Max and Katie Hutcheson took their three kids, his parents, and father in law to Cabo last week for a relaxing getaway. His mom just wanted to sit by the pool and…
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The Benefits Of 1031 Exchanges

The  Internal Revenue Service provides a special provision for real estate investors called Internal Revenue Code 1031 exchanges (1031 Exchanges).  These exchanges allow the potential for an investor to sell one investment property and purchase another one, and to defer the taxes into the next property.  These 1031 exchanges are very popular when there is…
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Fall Blaze and Bikes-N-Bands Bash this Weekend!

This weekend Durango looks forward to the Fall Blaze, the annual cycling event for Fort Lewis cycling. It will actually be a part of the Durango Bikes-n-Bands bash, a day long festival with bike rides and music. At 8 am, the Blaze race begins. There are three route options for the Fall Blaze: 37, 60,…
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Where Is The Fall Market?

Where is the fall market?  That is the question you are probably asking, and the one we are asking as well.  It is normal to have a “shoulder season” between the end of summer and the beginning of fall, but the showing activity, contract activity, and even the phones in the office have been very…
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Motorcycle & Car Show This Weekend

Looking for a fun family activity this weekend? Master’s Men of Durango will be hosting the annual car and motorcycle show at the Durango Harley Davidson store on Camino Del Rio. It’s a great opportunity to see some of the cars and motorcycles in the Durango area.  On display will be pre-war Indian motorcycles, and…
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Upcoming Community Service Event

This week we want to highlight a community service project the Wells Group will be hosting. Our upcoming theater party will not only feature two movies, but the proceeds will benefit The Family Center and Volunteers of America. On Saturday, September 20 at 8 am, come to the Allen Theater at the Durango Mall to…
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Understanding The Basic Terms In A Real Estate Contract

This week we want to take the opportunity to review a few of the basic terms of Colorado Real Estate Contracts. It is beneficial to have general knowledge of these agreements, as most of us buy or sell a home at some point in time. By understanding the general terms and language of the contracts,…
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La Plata County Residential Stats, August 2014

This week we have the final real estate transactions through the month of August. As we begin the unofficial start of fall, it is a great reflection on the state of the market. The August numbers show 114 total transactions. In July we saw 107 transactions, so August was a slightly stronger month than July.…
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Theater Party Benefit

The Wells Group presents: a Theater Party to benefit The Family Center & Volunteers of America Saturday, September 20, 2014 Please join us Saturday, September 20th, at the Allen Theater at the Durango Mall for a Theater Party for a screening of  “The Maze Runner” or  “Dolphin Tail 2”.  The box office opens at 8:00am…
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