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Bouncing Back From A Foreclosure Or Short Sale

Have you or one of your family members suffered through the foreclosure of a home, or negotiated a short sale of your home during the time of the great recession?  There may be good news for you, if you still desire the advantages of home ownership. Last week, we were sent a very interesting blog…
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Durango Film Festival a Highlight This Week

This week, Durango will once again host the Durango Independent Film Festival. Since 2001, Durango has had a film festival, and the official Durango Independent Film Festival has been active since 2006. The organization is now officially Durango Film, as other events and activities throughout the year occur. The festival screens shows at the Gaslight…
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Annual Real Estate Forecast

Each year, the Wells Group is proud to host our Annual Real Estate Forecast, an evening to review real estate information from the previous year, and look to the year ahead. This year, this event will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at the Fort Lewis College Concert Hall. We look forward…
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In a Community of Plenty…No One Should Go Hungry

“In a Community of Plenty…No One Should Go Hungry,” states the Manna Soup Kitchen of Durango. How true this statement is. One of the nonprofit organizations in Durango that we are proud to feature is the Manna Soup Kitchen. “The mission of Manna Soup Kitchen is to provide, in the Spirit of Jesus Christ, nourishing…
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Inexpensive Ways to Ready Your Home to Sell

Have you ever been in a position where you are finally ready to sell your house? Maybe you just upgraded to a new home, or you relocated to another place. As you look around your current home, you know you could spend a lot of money to stage it for selling, but wonder how necessary…
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Purgatory Ski Bike Festival

This weekend, Durango Mountain Resort hosts the 13th annual Skibike Festival. This is a noteworthy event because skibiking is a fascinating sport! A skibike is basically a bike with skis instead of wheels, and gravity pulls the skier down the mountain. The skier is able to turn the bike, ride the lift fairly easily, and…
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Mortgage Changes Allow More Flexibility for Purchasing

In the real estate market, home loans and home ownership typically go hand in hand. Generally, when a person looks to purchase a home s/he looks for a loan to accompany that purchase. Several factors combine to allow a person to take out a home loan. While there are multiple caveats and rules, we have…
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Community Cares 5K

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, come check out the sixth annual Community Cares 5K event at the Durango Recreation Center. This year the proceeds will go to Dean and Trish Walker, friends of ours. Trish has been battling brain cancer, and this community event will lend financial support. The event…
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Microbreweries Offer Local Craft Beer to the Durango Area

It’s no secret that microbreweries and craft beers have gained a lot of popularity in recent years. In the past, the large market share of beer has been held by a few prominent companies. However, in the last handful of years, microbreweries have redefined the beer industry.  As a loose guideline, microbreweries produce less than…
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Real Estate Off to Strong Start in 2015

We have officially completed the first month of 2015, and the results for the real estate market are strong. With 54 total sales in January, the year is starting off with more sales than last January, and a higher number than several of the previous years (January 2013 had 60 sales; other than that, this…
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