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Area Hot Springs

As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4…
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November 2020 Real Estate Transactions

As we are nearing the end of the year the monthly La Plata County real estate numbers continue to grow and surprise us in ways we were not expecting for 2020. The charts below will show a breakdown of the different markets in La Plata County i.e.: Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Durango Mountain Area,…
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Local Skiing

Winter has finally arrived and ski season is upon us. Purgatory has gotten 8” of snow this last weekend with more falling today and snow making is underway. 24 of the 105 trails are open up at Purgatory, giving you plenty of terrain to explore for early season skiing. If hitting the slopes doesn’t excite…
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Real Estate Transactions for November 2020

It is that time again for the monthly numbers for La Plata County residential real estate and as you may have guessed November did not disappoint. It is common for real estate to slow down substantially in the winter months; although October brought 203 sales and November brought 125, La Plata County is still up…
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Durango Noel Night

Noel Night has been a staple in Durango’s holiday events for years. This event helps businesses promote local discounts, generate business and help spread some holiday cheer. Local First acknowledges the social distancing rules in place and they believe hosting the typical Noel Night would not be a responsible choice. As an alternative, this year…
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October CAR Numbers – Standout Month!

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of October. Even though it was a month ago, the numbers show some fascinating trends. The below charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In…
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Durango Polar Express

Did you know Durango was voted one of the best Christmas towns in the USA by Country Living Magazine? It comes as no surprise when you have the magical holiday experience of riding the Polar Express in your own backyard. The Polar Express is a holiday filled train ride that includes a 35 minute ride…
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Veterans Day 2020

This week is Veteran’s Day. Wednesday November 11 is the day recognized as the day to honor and celebrate veterans. Do you know the history of the holiday? According to the VA website, “An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each…
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Real Estate Transactions for October 2020

This week we have the latest numbers for La Plata County residential real estate. While not a surprise based on the level of activity we’ve seen this fall, we are looking at standout numbers for the month. With 202 total sales for the month of October, we have not seeing a higher number since before…
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Moab: A Weekend Adventure

One of the best things about living in Southwest Colorado is our proximity to so many adventures year-round. This time of year, as we are in that time frame between fall and winter, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of an easy trip and perhaps get a touch warmer weather. The Utah desert is…
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