Real estate

Durango's best condominium communities

As Durango's exclusive buyers' agent, I meet a lot of buyers who want to know which areas in La Plata County to avoid. Thankfully, I can inform new residents of our community that there are no...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

One-time close loans give you more options to build a home

The process of acquiring land, financing the construction and obtaining a permanent loan is cumbersome, costly, and requires a large investment in the project. A new type of loan that helps buyers...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

Grandview corridor to see new facades

The commercial corridor along U.S. Highway 160 east near Three Springs may see more traffic as businesses relocate from other areas. A new warehouse and Target Rental, a heavy equipment rental...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Who really pays the real estate commission?

In almost all cases, the real estate commissions for the buyer’s and seller’s agents are listed on the seller’s closing statement; commissions typically do not appear on the buyer’s closing...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

3 Texas cities lead nation in new-home construction

In the market for a new home? You’ll fare better if you’re house-hunting in Texas. Dallas, Houston and Austin are on pace to build a total of nearly 130,000 new homes in 2017, based on a Trulia...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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