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February Real Estate Numbers

The February month-end numbers are out, and they are further confirmation that 2015 is off to a great start! With 55 total residential sales, we exceeded last year’s February result of 49, and are just slightly under the 2013 number of 59. At this point, both January and February have seen higher sales than this…
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À la Car…No Matter Where You Are

This week, we want to feature a brand new Durango business, à la Car. This is an awesome concept! In a nutshell, the company delivers restaurant food, from local Durango restaurants, to homes, hotels, or businesses. How many times have you wanted to order in Chinese or sushi or Italian, only to be reminded that pizza…
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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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