Real estate

‘Granny flats’ add housing, but there’s no legal shelter

LOS ANGELES – In the new home Julia Coffee designed for herself, handpicking the tiles and the flooring and the red front door, the microwave doesn’t work. Neither does the dishwasher, the garbage...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Real estate – a part of our lives

Real estate is very interesting in the respect that it is something that everyone has an opinion about and always has something to say about it. Much like politics, sports and religion, it can...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

Three North Main motels on the market

Since the beginning of Durango’s history, the stretch of roadway known as North Main Avenue has been the bridge between Durango and the former Animas City, which was founded the same year Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Pending U.S. home sales strengthened in July

WASHINGTON – More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market. The National Association...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. home prices rise in June at slowest pace in 10 months

WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose modestly in June, pushed up by strong sales and a limited supply of available properties. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Is an Earthship home right for you?

An Earthship home is made from natural and unrecycled materials and is powered by solar energy. These homes are intended to be “off the grid” with little or no reliance on public utilities and...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

As sea levels rise, nearly 1.9 million US homes could be underwater by 2100

The real estate data firm Zillow recently published a research analysis that estimated rising sea levels could leave nearly 2 million U.S. homes inundated by 2100, a fate that would displace...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos misses out on Space to Create

Mancos has lost out to Ridgway in a project that could have brought affordable housing for artists to town, officials learned this month. The Space to Create program aims to construct affordable...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s growth endures through policy changes

Planning conversations within La Plata County in regard to land use, the housing predicament and commercial and residential permitting circle back to one word: growth. It’s on governmental...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage

By JOSH BOAK Associated Press WASHINGTON – U.S. home buyers pulled back in July, as sales declined amid a shortage of available properties and steadily rising prices. Sales of existing homes fell...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007

WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, the latest sign that low mortgage rates and a solid job market are helping support...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Start fresh with designing your home

Some people can walk into a room, look around quickly and have a clear vision of what it will take to give it a fresh look and feel. Others walk into a room, yearn for a fresh look, but all they...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

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