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The first quarter MLS statistics for La Plata County were just released and the harsh winter weather appears to have taken its toll. The low number of homes for sale was squeezed even more after a severe winter that just wouldn’t quit. With only one quarter of data to report, La Plata County is down 26% in new single-family listings when compared to the same period last year.  Generally speaking, people don’t like to move during the winter and will wait for warmer weather to put their home on the ... read more
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April Happenings In Durango and Beyond.

Curated Event Calendar and Local FYIs
Posted by GAYLE WEBSTER on April 03, 2019 in No Category
April in Durango Colorado is stunning this year. The mountains are are still snow-capped, the days are warm but the nights are frosty. The mountain will close the slopes soon and the pools will open. Here is my top 10 Events List & Things to Know for April in Durango & Beyond1. Spring CleanUp for City of Durango Residents, check when your neighborhood is being done here: https://www.durangogov.org/346/Spring-Fall-Cleanup2. April 06 - Organic Pest Control Class at Native Roots3. April 07 - Pond Ski... read more
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March Happenings in Durango Colorado

Including SW Colorado, Bayfield, Ignacio, and Beyond!
Posted by GAYLE WEBSTER on March 11, 2019 in No Category

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San Juan Basin Health New 2019 Septic Regulations For La Plata County

New Inspection & Transfer of Title Acceptance Required on Most Properties When They Sell
Posted by GAYLE WEBSTER on January 31, 2019 in No Category
Beginning January 2019 San Juan Basin Health Department requires septic inspections on every home sale with a waste water system (septic) that isn't brand new. There are a few other loopholes...snow for example. Here is a link to the page on their website outlining the new regulations, paperwork, and the like: https://sjbpublichealth.org/septic/ In response to this new requirement I have been reaching out to all of my existing Sellers to notify them and give an idea on what to expect now. As an indu... read more
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THINKING ABOUT SPRING HOME SELLING SEASON ?

How to tell if you are ready to sell your home
Posted by GAYLE WEBSTER on January 31, 2019 in No Category
We are enjoying a proper winter here in La Plata County this season, so it may be hard to wrap your mind around selling in the spring...but there are conversations you can have and actions that you can take right now so that you sail smoothly into the prime selling season. As an aside; I wouldn't wait for the 'prime' season, I would get it on the market ASAP as there is less competition RIGHT NOW.   Quiz yourself; Questions to Help You Decide Whether Moving Soon Makes Sense   1. How much equity do you hav... read more
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