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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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Durango Christmas Events

Christmas time is here! Durango is full of festive holiday events to spread good cheer and ring in the season. We hope you get a chance to enjoy some of our local celebrations and events. A seasonal favorite, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad again offers the Polar Express. This family favorite event includes…
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Durango, Colorado Real Estate Stats – November, 2015

Preliminary November numbers for La Plata County real estate are out! While we may see some small variances in the next couple of days, with only one month left in the year, we are starting to see the final part of 2015 firm up. There were 65 total transactions for the month of November, which…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

With Thanksgiving week upon us, we find so much to be thankful for this year. This is one of our favorite holidays, because it is such a great reminder to slow down and appreciate all we have. Usually, the most valuable things in our lives are not even our possessions. Faith, family, friends, homes, and…
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Purgatory Opening Day This Weekend

The day so many of our locals have been waiting for is nearly upon us. This weekend, Saturday, November 21, is the opening day at Purgatory Resort. This is an exciting season for many locals. It is the 50th anniversary of the resort, and new ownership brought its original name back after being named Durango…
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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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Local Coffee Shops: A Small Town Treat

Coffee is one of those small joys in life that makes a big difference in the middle of the day. If you know me, you know I love a good cup of coffee. Fortunately, Durango is one of those places that takes the art of coffee seriously, as we have several local, quality coffee shops.…
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The Common Types Of Real Estate Surveys

Robert Frost coined the phrase “Good fences make good neighbors”, and Arthur Baer suggests “A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn’t climb over it”. A fence in the above quotes suggests a defined property line and agreed ownership. In real estate, we lay claim to our…
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