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First Quarter Sales, La Plata County

Robust Beginning to 2020
Posted by HEATHER ERB on May 13, 2020 in No Category
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
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La Plata County Market Update

Posted by HEATHER ERB on January 30, 2020 in No Category

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Third Quarter La Plata County Sales and a Cooling Market

Posted by HEATHER ERB on October 25, 2019 in No Category
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
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The second quarter MLS statistics for La Plata County were just released by the Durango Area  Association of Realtors and the number of residential sales are down from the same period in 2018 and the median price is slightly down. With only two quarters of data to report, it’s difficult to see what trends are occurring.  Overall, single family home sales have decreased 4.7% and the median price saw a 1.7% decrease when compared to 2018. However, there was a 3% increase for median price and the numb... read more
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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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