Real estate

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Aspen Wall Wood is interested in purchasing the remaining assets of the Western Excelsior mill facility in Mancos, officials from both companies announced during a Montezuma County commissioners...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Neighbors oppose high-density development in Animas Valley

A fight is brewing in the Animas Valley north of Durango over the prospect of a potential high-density development. Greg Yucha, who owns two mobile home parks in the Animas Valley, filed plans in...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-density development a possibility on property east of Elmore’s Corner

A longtime La Plata County ranching family is considering building a high-density residential and commercial development on 700 acres along U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield. The...

DATE: March 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County sees increase in applications for development projects

Unprecedented growth in La Plata County is on the horizon after property owners and developers have swooped in months before the county plans to adopt new land-use codes. And the result, county...

DATE: March 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rebound in homebuilding forecast for Durango

A rebound in home sales from the Great Recession in 2008 is expected to extend into 2018, with the lure of the San Juan Mountains expected to attract more baby boomer retirees, outdoor-loving...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Robust home building will test Durango-area labor supply

The warm winter has kept construction crews busy building homes through what is normally a slow time of the year, and indications are the pace of homebuilding is only set to increase in spring....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

More housing supply cited for decline in median home price in Durango

The median price of a home in Durango fell $15,250 in 2017 compared with 2016, a 3.28 percent drop one real estate broker attributed to increasing supply of homes in Three Springs and increased...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Townhouses proposed near Island Cove Park

A proposal to build three townhomes north of Island Cove Park in Durango raised concerns about the park’s future Monday at a Planning Commission meeting. In particular, residents and neighbors...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home sales will require septic inspections

Newly enacted septic regulations will give homeowners more design options and require septic systems to be inspected whenever a home is sold to help protect groundwater. The San Juan Basin Public...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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