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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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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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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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La Plata County Real Estate May Statistics

This week we have exciting statistics to share with you. From January 1 to May 31, 2021 there have been 482 property sales. Just under half of the year and 253 more properties under contract means we are on track to meet or possibly succeed 2020’s 1,449 total sales. May added 106 sales to 2021…
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2021 Animas River Days

A highly anticipated Durango event is back! June 3-6, 2021 river rats from far and wide will join us on the Animas River for events such as river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle and slalom kayaking, and an inflatable rodeo. To end it in comradery, the festival finishes with the local favorite costume parade where floaters…
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Airbnb and VRBO

Do you have an extra room in your house? Or maybe you are looking at investing in a rental property?  Here is some insight to Colorado and La Plata County’s short-term rental (STR) regulations. A STR is defined as a privately owned unit or room being rented for less than 60 days at a daily…
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Arriving at DRO

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is welcoming back Frontier Airlines! The company’s slogan “low fares done right” will offer affordable nonstop flights to Las Vegas’ McCarran Intl. Airport and Denver Intl. Airport as soon as early June. Having Frontier servicing Durango again will be the fourth major US airline visitors and locals have to choose…
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Durango – A Must-Visit Colorado City

Colorado.com listed Durango as a “must-visit Colorado city”, which comes as no surprise to us, but in case you needed a reminder here are 7 reasons Durango should be at the top of your list. It is the Hollywood of the Rockies – This unique landscape has been used in 30 different films and movies.…
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2020 March Numbers

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate transaction numbers through the month of March. Residential sales continue to set record highs and the question remains, how long will this trend continue with the lack of inventory we continue to encounter? Bob Allen stated in this year’s Wells Group Forecast, this year…
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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The 49th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will be returning this year and although this event will look different than in years past, it is a great event that generates excitement throughout our community and helps boost the local economy. The history of this fun event started years ago with a fun brotherly bet. Brothers…
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