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True West Rodeo—Catch it Before Summer’s Over!

Are you looking for a fun activity for the whole family? Last week we wrote about several local options that are not impacted by the fire. One of the summer highlights in Durango is the True West Rodeo. This is the fifth season in Durango, and its mission is to “promote the sport of rodeo…
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The proof is in: Gold King spill hit local home sales

The Gold King spill is mostly an ancient memory, with very few lasting effects. When the spill happened on Aug. 5, 2015, it etched into our memory the famous pictures showing kayakers in the polluted river and aerials depicting miles of the gold- colored river. It drew national attention, with huge television coverage along with…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers for August

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of August. The attached 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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Fall Market Impacted by Gold King Spill?

The local real estate market has been on pace through the first nine months to be the best year since 2006, and then came October… The October real estate sales in La Plata County are way behind October of last year. Overall, residential real estate sales in the county were down -34.2% from last year.…
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September La Plata County Real Estate Charts

Our communication this week are the reports detailing our local area and showing the real estate statistics for the month of September. While we have seen a strong year for the majority of 2015, we are starting to see some slowing down in the market, which we will address in more detail in the coming…
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3rd Quarter Real Estate Statistics Released

La Plata County real estate remains healthy through the 3rd quarter. In the residential market, the median price is up 3.8% year to date, & the number of home sales is up 15.47%. Median price stabilized in the third quarter after posting $350,000 for the first six months of the year. The Durango In Town…
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Fall Activities In Full Swing!

October is almost mid-way through, which means it is time for family-friendly harvest activities. Several activities are available throughout the area. Below, see a few options and enjoy! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will host Peanuts the Great Pumpkin Patch Express, where riders take a half hour train ride to the pumpkin patch.…
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Relocation Information

Are are you looking for more information on Durango? Perhaps you are considering a move to La Plata County, or maybe you recently moved here and are still trying to get yourself and your family situated. Either way, we have access to two publications that offer excellent resources for the Durango area! The Durango Chamber…
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“Don’t wait to buy land, buy land and wait.”

“Don’t wait to buy land, buy land and wait.” This quote by William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers has been an investment strategy by many, and others have followed the advice of “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore”, a quote first accredited to Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain). For most real estate investors, residential land…
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Fall Colors Make the Perfect Excuse for a San Juan Skyway Drive

Even though fall is not officially here for a couple more weeks, after Labor Day it starts to feel like fall is in the air. Kids are back in school, the days get shorter, and the routines of the year fall back into place. That makes it the perfect time to take a scenic drive!…
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