Lucky Dog Blog

November Events in Durango, Bayfield, and beyond.

The most worthy events locally available in my humble opinion.
Posted by GAYLE WEBSTER on November 02, 2018 in  uncategorized

November 2nd already, where has 2018 gone?! Still, so much to look forward to. The air is crisp, there is snow on the mountains, and so we look forward to things like Purgatory Mountain opening day and The Polar Express returning.

Third Quarter La Plata County Statistics

Posted by HEATHER ERB on October 17, 2018 in  uncategorized
The newly released MLS third quarter and year-to-date La Plata County real estate sales statistics shows our inventory crunch continues. The decrease in sales directly correlates to fewer listings available in the marketplace.  In other words, less choice for buyers equals a decline in sales. Overall, residential sales are down 2.2% compared to 2017, and new listings are down by 2.8%. With prices continuing to climb (overall +6.2% in median price over 2017) buyers are delaying purchasing because they cannot fi... read more

Second Quarter La Plata County Stats

Inventory Crunch
Posted by HEATHER ERB on July 19, 2018 in  uncategorized
The second quarter and year to date real estate statistics for La Plata County show we are experiencing an inventory crunch.  Compared to last year at this time, the inventory of listings is down; - 3.4% for single family homes and -3.3% for condos/townhomes.  Because of this reduction, the number of home sales is down -18% in-town Durango, over -30% in Bayfield, and -4.5% overall for the County.  Median price increases continue, partially because of the crunch, and stand at 6.4%, or $385,0... read more