Proposed RV resort near Purgatory dies after contract dispute

A proposed 157-lot RV resort near Purgatory Resort will no longer be built after a contract dispute between the landowner and would-be developers ultimately killed the project. “That contract has...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College departure brings change to Commons Building

In the hulking Commons Building on Camino del Rio, the Durango Adult Education Center and Conservation Legacy have created a hive of nonprofit activity, and while that vision remains, the building...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Big questions for tiny houses

Tiny houses are the latest real estate fad in America. Drawn to a minimalistic lifestyle and reducing one’s carbon footprint, more homeowners are opting to downsize to a 500- or less-square-foot...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Justice Gorsuch has Colorado home for sale for $1.675M

The Associated Press BOULDER — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has his Colorado home on the market for $1.675 million. The nearly 6,000-square-foot home in Boulder County has four bedrooms and...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango Fire seeks feedback on proposed station locations

Three alternatives for rebuilding the downtown fire station will be presented Tuesday during an open house. Station No. 2 near the intersection of 12th Street and Camino del Rio must be replaced...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flipping homes not as easy as advertised

Making short-term profits by buying, fixing, and selling homes is referred to as “flipping”. There are a number of books, lecturer series and TV shows devoted to the process. Potential investors...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

Development begins at Edgemont Meadows

The infrastructure for Edgemont Meadows, a subdivision northeast of Durango, is going in this spring. The development along Florida Road (County Road 240) will be built in phases, and the first...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

A homebuying calculator for millennials: Does that add up?

The real estate industry has spent the better part of the last decade worrying about the buying habits of millennials. Their preference for big cities, tendency to marry later, and bulging student...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Homes Fund announces new director

A new executive director will take over the Homes Fund this summer, following its shift to a regional focus on homeownership. Lisa Bloomquist Palmer will start at the Homes Fund in late May and...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Restaurants, health services, homes planned for Escalante Drive

The Arc of Spring, a metal flower, marks the spot on the corner of Escalante Drive and River Road where new shops, health services and homes will likely open in 2019. Jerry and Karen Zink are...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County real estate forecast: Growth outpaces inventory

The Wells Group annual real estate forecast for 2017 contained many well-known woes of La Plata County’s housing industry as well as a few surprises reflecting on last year’s housing climate. ...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Contracts to buy homes hit highest level since April

WASHINGTON – More Americans signed contracts to buy homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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