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It's a Durango Life

What it's like to live in the best mountain town in the Southwest
Posted by Sam Vickery on March 01, 2021 in  uncategorized
You might think that life in Durango is defined by every person spending all their free time, you know, when they’re not working one of their three jobs to afford living here, hiking, biking, hitting the slopes, or jumping in the river. In reality, that’s not all there is to life as a Durangoan, or Durangotang, as we are more commonly known locally. Durango is full of people with a variety of interests, both indoor and outdoor, and it is possible to live affordably here.  As much as I love the out... read more
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First Quarter Sales, La Plata County

Robust Beginning to 2020
Posted by Heather Erb on May 13, 2020 in  uncategorized
The Durango Area Association of Realtors (DAAR) has released the first quarter statistics and 2020 had a robust beginning.  Because March sales were so strong, up 25% over the same period in 2019, single-family sales for the first three months were up 10.6%.   The median price of a single-family home also climbed sharply in most segments. Last year our county was buried under an unusually heavy snow season.  It was difficult for Buyers to look at property and Sellers were not eager to face movi... read more

La Plata County Market Update

Posted by Heather Erb on January 30, 2020 in  uncategorized

Third Quarter La Plata County Sales and a Cooling Market

Posted by Heather Erb on October 25, 2019 in  uncategorized
Real estate statistics for La Plata County were just released by the Durango Area Association of Realtors and they signal a cooling market.  While residential sales numbers in La Plata County were up significantly in September of 2019 when compared to 2018, they remain flat when comparing year-to-date numbers. Last year at this time, Durango and the surrounding area were recovering from the 416 Fire, and the copious negative media attention it caused.  Therefore, comparing September 2019 to September 2018... read more