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National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month and we strongly encourage all area homeowners to have their home’s radon level checked and mitigated if necessary.  We are including a special below from Housemaster that offers a $50 savings on a Radon test this month.

Looking for a New Year’s Eve Celebration?

Are you looking for a fun and safe New Year’s Eve activity? Durango Mountain Resort offers an evening for the whole family! DMR will host fireworks, a torchlight parade, buffet, and live music. Childcare is also available so the adults can enjoy an evening “out.” The torchlight parade is an awe-inspiring experience. A group of…
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Year End Reflection on 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a great time for reflection. What a blessed year this has been, on so many levels! From a real estate perspective, 2014 was a phenomenal year. Although the total number of sales lagged behind 2013 for a good amount of the year, at the end the total sales…
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Ken and Sue’s Restaurant: a Local Favorite

We’re not sure about your family, but for us, anytime we have family in town for the holidays we tend to have lots of home cooked meals. At some point during every holiday season, we get tired of cooking and want to go out to eat! Or, we have visitors and we want to take…
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Holiday Home Safety Tips

During the holiday season, so many homes are decorated in the season’s best. That makes it a crucial time to consider home safety tips throughout the holidays. Generally, fire safety is of utmost importance. From trees to lights to candles, these are all areas that must be watched carefully. The National Fire Protection Association recommends…
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It’s Time To Ski!

Just in time for Christmas, we are officially embracing the downhill ski (and snowboard) season. We have several awesome options in the area, and depending on what you’re looking for, each of our local ski areas appeal to different preferences. Durango Mountain Resort is now open for daily runs. After receiving over a foot of…
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November Numbers — Another Strong Month

The final November numbers for La Plata County real estate are out, and we see another phenomenal month. We have now had two exceptionally high months back to back for real estate sales (October and November), and are thrilled to note the 2014 market is now very closely in line with 2013. Year to date,…
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Local Holiday Happenings

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a great time to take a look at several of the local holiday events and activities. Even though it hasn’t felt much like winter, we may have a white Christmas, think snow! The Polar Express is now running! It’s such a fun way to “visit” the North Pole.…
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Technology Trends on the Rise

Smart home technology is becoming increasingly more popular and functional in homes today. We recently came across an article noting some fascinating trends, and wanted to share. Experts expect homes to offer Light Fidelity (LiFi) as opposed to WiFi. This function contains information inside the walls of the building in which it is used. It…
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The Season For Giving

It’s the season for giving—truly. As we celebrate the holidays and the meaning behind them, it is such a reminder about the importance of giving to others. We bless others because we have been blessed. There are so many ways to help others, especially on a local level. On Saturday, December 6, the Wells Group…
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