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Navajo Lake

As we continue to enjoy summer, we love featuring various aspects of the lifestyle in Durango and the surrounding areas. One of the local favorites is Navajo Lake. Part of the lake is in Colorado (Arboles), and the other part is located in New Mexico. The dam is built on the San Juan River, and…
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Summer Home Maintenance

It’s the middle of summer, and if you’re like us you are amazed at how quickly time flies! Have you kept up to date on summer home maintenance? While the weather is nice, it’s an excellent time to take are of many aspects of your home. We’ve compiled some ideas for you to implement. Of…
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Local Golf Options

If you’re looking for an outdoor sport with beautiful views, golf is a fantastic option. It allows players to be outside and still social distance. Durango has three local courses, and they all offer gorgeous panoramas. Hillcrest Golf Course lies right on top of Durango, overlooking the Animas River Valley and La Plata Mountains. They…
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Real Estate in the News

As the impact of Coronavirus continues to dominate news stories, real estate trends continue to adapt as well. We have compiled a few news articles that highlight some of the recent real estate news stories. Real Estate Becomes a Sellers’ Market: A Yahoo News article states, “Existing home sales spiked by a record 20.7 percent…
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Explore Mesa Verde

When was the last time you visited Mesa Verde? Most Durango residents (and even many visitors to the area) have visited Mesa Verde and seen the “main” cliff dwellings. However, there is so much more to see and do at the National Park, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of some of…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers for June

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of June. 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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Local Fourteeners

As we all find creative ways to explore and practice social distancing, we are continually grateful to live in a place that offers space and distance for adventures. One of Colorado’s unique features is our Fourteeners—Peaks above 14,000 feet. Colorado has roughly 58 of these beautiful peaks, and we live close to a few. One…
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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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Community Concerts Reimagined

One of the unique aspects of the pandemic we have all seen is the creative thinking and ideas of so many people. We have all had to make new traditions, think “outside of the box” for special occasions, and find new ways to entertain ourselves. On a local level, we have seen this with a…
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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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