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Home sale may be sign of things to come

The big news in Durango real estate this week was the demolition of a home in Hillcrest at 205 Hillcrest Drive.  This is news because the home was listed for $585,000, and it sold on December 10, 2014 for $546,000, according to the public record.  This parcel is just over 1/3 acre, with views of…
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Halloween Happenings

With Halloween upon us this week, it starts to feel like winter is officially on its way (Daylight Savings Time is also this weekend, so it’s a double reminder that winter is coming). Halloween is one of those peculiar holidays that is celebrated uniquely throughout the world. It originated as a Celtic holiday, and then…
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Experience Fall with a Color Drive

Fall is here! As of September 22, we have officially been in the fall season, and if you haven’t already made a fall color drive, now is the time. With the recent storms, there’s some snow in the high country. Now is a great time to get in a drive to see the fall colors…
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The Benefits Of 1031 Exchanges

The  Internal Revenue Service provides a special provision for real estate investors called Internal Revenue Code 1031 exchanges (1031 Exchanges).  These exchanges allow the potential for an investor to sell one investment property and purchase another one, and to defer the taxes into the next property.  These 1031 exchanges are very popular when there is…
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Understanding The Basic Terms In A Real Estate Contract

This week we want to take the opportunity to review a few of the basic terms of Colorado Real Estate Contracts. It is beneficial to have general knowledge of these agreements, as most of us buy or sell a home at some point in time. By understanding the general terms and language of the contracts,…
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La Plata County Residential Stats, August 2014

This week we have the final real estate transactions through the month of August. As we begin the unofficial start of fall, it is a great reflection on the state of the market. The August numbers show 114 total transactions. In July we saw 107 transactions, so August was a slightly stronger month than July.…
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Summer’s Last Hoorah

Many of us look forward to Labor Day–the first Monday of September–as the official “end of summer” celebration. For some, this is a day to relax. For others, it is a day to BBQ and spend time with family and friends. But did you know the actual holiday originated in 1882? The original goal of…
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Latest La Plata County Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the final July real estate numbers for La Plata County. A few trends are still apparent upon viewing the results. At 105 total sales for the month of July, we see this is higher than last month (90 total), and just slightly lower than July of 2013. This number is still…
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Our Marketing Advantage

This week we wanted to take an opportunity to explain our office’s mentality behind the advertising and marketing efforts towards our listed properties. In short, we feel very strongly about the power of advertising to sell homes. The exposure, repetition, and overall word of mouth minimize time on the market and achieve quickest results. As…
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