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La Plata County June Real Estate

We have the latest real estate transactions for the month of June, and we are glad to note it was a solid month with 106 total transactions. In fact, this is the exact same number of sales as June of 2019. This indicates the activity in April and May picked up, allowing properties to close…
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Home Ownership and The American Dream

June is considered National Home Ownership month, and as we head into the Fourth of July weekend, it’s the perfect time to consider the value of homeownership and the impact of owning a home as it contributes to the American dream. For much of history, owning a home has been considered part of the American…
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The Importance of Patio Staging

As we have all spent more time at home recently, there has been an uptick in home improvement projects during time staying at home. Along with that, this is the time of year homeowners spend the most time outside (summer in Durango is gorgeous)! One of the most important areas outside is a patio or…
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Potential Real Estate Market Changes

As the world returns to some semblance of normalcy after the COVID 19 pandemic, we are seeing ways real estate may be impacted, on both a national level and a local level. A recent article for Realtor Magazine notes that a third of employees now want to work from home. In fact, even though costs…
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La Plata County Real Estate Transactions for May

This week we have the La Plata County Real Estate Transactions for the month of May. As expected, the total number of sales was significantly lower this May compared to May of 2019 due to the impact of the Coronavirus and stay at home orders. With 76 total sales, it was also slightly lower than…
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Real Estate in the News

This week we feature a couple national real estate articles in the news. As expected, they discuss trends and important news related to COVID 19 and the impact of it. The world has certainly seen changes in lifestyle as a result of Coronavirus, but not all of the real estate news is bad. Mortgage Forbearance…
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La Plata County Opening

In the last week, there has been a different feel around Durango. As the county has begun the process of reopening, there is an optimism in the air. As a town that relies heavily on tourism, this is a positive step in making strides for our tourism industry. It seems that more people are in…
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April CAR Numbers

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of April. The below 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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La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the latest La Plata County residential real estate numbers for the month of April. As expected, the total sales were lower than March, and lower than the last handful of years. There were 79 total sales, compared to numbers in the eighties and nineties over the last several years. However, year…
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Real Estate in the News

This week, we wanted to share a few of the real estate headlines from the last week. This information is helpful on a national level, and also gives an idea of where our industry leaders see the market and its future, as well as trends in the market. Mortgage Rates Settle Near Lows: Mortgage interest…
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