Tag: Durango Colorado

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Tiny Homes vs. Mansions

The tiny house movement came about in the 1970s when carpenters first became interested in building small, compact homes. The movement posed rewarding architectural and personal challenges of simplifying and living with less. By definition, a tiny home ranges from 100 to 400 square feet. In comparison, a typical single-family home averages 2,500 square feet.…
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Professional Photographers

Weddings, graduations, or just a family reunion make for events you want to remember forever. Capturing these moments can easily be done with the phones we all have today, but someone will be missing from it! Hiring a professional photographer can be a memorable experience in itself. From what to wear, to location and posing,…
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August 2021 DAAR Numbers

Durango Area Association of Realtors put together the local market update for us to see the trends and compare key metrics to 2020. We will be looking at single family homes as well as townhouses/condos in La Plata County for listings, sales prices, days on the market until sale, and inventory. La Plata County had…
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Singletrack Café

Originally founded in 2018 by Chris Lopez in a vintage Cardinal trailer, this little café is expanding! The Singletrack Café team makes everything from classic coffee drinks to specialty lattes, boba, and matcha. They also offer breakfast sandwiches, muffins, salads, and lunch options. Their local coffee roaster is the “master of dark roasts” and even…
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Fall Weekend in Durango Itinerary

Durango, Colorado is a mountain town that offers a little bit of everything. No matter what your style is, there is a trail, shop, or spa for you to enjoy. During the fall, the weather is cooler and the activities are limitless. While you’re in town, check out these top picks and maybe you’ll decide…
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September 2021 Events

September is when the fall colors really start to show their true colors, the weather is cooler, and the events are beautiful! Here are three can’t miss events happening in Durango in September. First up on September 7th Rob Webster will take the stage in Three Springs for their Concerts in the Plaza Series. From…
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Moving Dos and Don’ts

Moving day has arrived; it’s time to recruit some friends, rent a moving truck, and make the move! Here are some tips and tricks on how to make the day go smoothly.   Pack ahead of time! Marking boxes as you go and spreading out the process makes the official moving day a lot less…
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Steakburgers and Donuts

Durango is now home to the infamous Freddy’s and Dunkin’ Donuts. Bringing a little bit of the “big city” to our growing mountain town, it comes with cooked-to-order Steakburgers, frozen custard desserts, fan favorite coffee, and donuts of course. The side-by-side chain restaurants opened in the heat of August providing much needed ice cream and…
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DAAR July 2021 Statistics

Durango Area Association of Realtors provides us with the month’s and year-to-date key metrics for the real estate market. We can compare this information to 2020 and understand more about the market. In La Plata County for the month of July, there were 114 new single-family listings which is just slightly under July 2020’s 121.…
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The Powerhouse Science Center

Durango is home to The Powerhouse Science Center and MakerLab, the Southwest’s premier interactive science center for all ages. They produce one-of-a-kind exhibits, programs, and activities to induce imagination, curiosity, and overall exploration of the past, present, and future. Aptly named after the site they’re located in, a restored 1893 electric plant, The Powerhouse values…
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