Microloan created for rural entrepreneur businesses

First Southwest Community Fund recently created a fixed-rate, low-interest micro-entrepreneur loan for startups and growing businesses in rural Colorado. Eligible loan customers have the...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Denver’s investor landlords don’t want to sell their houses

DENVER – It sounds brilliant in retrospect: buy a bunch of homes at a discount during the foreclosure crisis then ride the wave as home prices boom again. About 10 years ago, this was the plan for...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Front Range businesses migrating to the Western Slope

Kevin Molick found a new calling when he started his camper trailer company, Timberleaf Teardrop Trailers. The custom-made, technicolor retro campers were a hit. After two years, it was time to...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Urological practice opens in Bodo

Dr. Sejal Quayle recently opened a new medical practice, La Plata Urological Associates, at 316 Sawyer Drive in Bodo Industrial Park. Quayle, who has practiced medicine for more than 10 years in...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fastsigns, Durango TV relocate to Bodo

Fastsigns and Durango TV announced a recent move to a new facility at 67 Suttle St., Suite B, in Bodo Industrial Park after nine years at its Main Avenue location. The updated facility provides an...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Connections recognizes work of Benay Stein

Benay Stein, direct support professional with Community Connections, on Monday, July 23, will celebrate 20 years of working to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

D&L Carpet Cleaning opens in Durango

Family-owned business D&L Carpet Cleaning recently opened on Colorado Avenue in Durango and offers residential, automotive and commercial services, including carpet repair and installation, and...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business After Hours at Durango Dermatology on Thursday

Durango Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Durango Dermatology, 523 S. Camino del Rio. The event will include food, beer, wine, other beverages...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Homeowners have more equity than ever but don’t want to tap it

NEW YORK – Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of equity, but this time, they’re stubbornly reluctant to borrow against it. Strong home price appreciation has handed Americans more than $5.8...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates remain little changed this summer

NEW YORK – Once again, mortgage rates were stagnate this week. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average slipped to 4.52 percent with an average...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County home sales in June strong despite 416 Fire

The 416 Fire could prompt a slight dip in real estate sales, but overall, the market is expected to remain strong. Second quarter real estate data reflecting sales from April to June didn’t show...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Chamber to hold advance-care planning class

Durango Chamber of Commerce will hold a class about advance-care planning from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St. Dr. Bob Cox with Community...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business