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2018 Year End La Plata County Statistics

Strength in the Numbers
Posted by Heather Erb on January 21, 2019 in  uncategorized
The 2018 MLS statistics for La Plata County were just released and they show strength in our local real estate market.  Overall, La Plata County home sales are down 3.1% while the median price rose 5.7%.  As all real estate is local, areas of the county with the highest median price gains are where the number of sales was reduced the most; areas of low inventory have the highest price increase. For example, in-town Durango home sales are down 3.2% in number but jumped 8.5% in median.  While Durango C... read more

January is Radon month

Buyer and Seller beware - Radon is a colorless, ordorless gas that you won't know you have unless you test!
Posted by Gayle R. Webster on January 17, 2019 in  uncategorized
Radon is commonly high in Durango, Bayfield, Southwest Colorado in general. I always recommend my Buyers test for it and ask for it to be mitigated if it comes back high, as it is the #1 cause of lung cancer in NON-SMOKERS. More info from our local health department, San Juan Basin Health HERE: EPA has a lot to say about as well, and offers this booklet geared toward home buyers and sellers: There are some... read more