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La Plata County Real Estate 2019 VS 2020 Predictions

As we head into 2020, we want to take an overall look at the market and where we see it heading into the new year. To do this, we consider last year’s numbers and trends as they continue into 2020. Overall, 2019 was a good real estate year in La Plata County. It was slower…
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Durango Rec Center

Each week we strive to feature lifestyle activities and events in the Durango area. We have a wide variety of festivals, restaurants, and outdoor adventures in our own backyard. Sometimes the middle of winter can be long—especially after holidays are over and before spring and summer activities get rolling. However, one of the most dynamic…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers December/Year End

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of December, which also gives us the year-end numbers. 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,…
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Backcountry Film Festival – Friday Night

If you’re stuck in the throes of cold and needing some inspiration, Durango has the perfect opportunity this weekend. The Backcountry Film Festival will once again be held Friday evening January 17. It’s hosted by Durango Nature Studies and focuses on the enjoyment of being outside year round. We live in one of the most…
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Fabulous Fall Red Balloon Event

Durango is one of the most unique places to live and work—we are a small town filled with lots of community events and activities. Downtown Durango is filled with local shops, restaurants, galleries, and more. We have a beautiful town and visitors from all over the world enjoy spending time here. The Wells Group’s office…
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True West Rodeo—Catch it Before Summer’s Over!

Are you looking for a fun activity for the whole family? Last week we wrote about several local options that are not impacted by the fire. One of the summer highlights in Durango is the True West Rodeo. This is the fifth season in Durango, and its mission is to “promote the sport of rodeo…
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Mahogany Grille—A Special Meal

  Are you looking for a nice evening out? Maybe a Valentine’s date this week or weekend? Durango’s Mahogany Grille is one of our unique restaurants. Located in the Strater Hotel, its Victorian Old West ambiance is a special feel, and the food tastes great too! They serve breakfast, weekend brunch, and dinner. The dinner…
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La Plata County Colorado Association of Realtors Reports

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of September. The attached 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, and Durango Mountain…
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Looking for a Fun Valentine’s Day Activity?

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Do you have plans for that special person in your life? We are always on the lookout for fun events, places, and opportunities in and around Durango, and we found an idea you won’t want to miss! Local helicopter company, Colorado Highland Helicopters, has put together a special package. For…
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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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