Real estate

Fee for fire-prone forest homes?

DENVER – People who live in wildfire-prone areas should be charged a fee to help pay for fire safety projects, a group advising Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday. The recommendation is one of many...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parade of Homes set as construction makes comeback

As Durango home builders are preparing for their annual showcase, home construction is making a comeback in the area. The Durango Area Parade of Homes is set for Friday through Sunday, showcasing...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plenty of homes for sale in county

“How’s the market doing?” is a common question Don Ricedorff hears from local residents. Despite what consumers may believe, the Durango real estate broker says there is no simple answer because...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

County’s median home prices show increase

Median home prices in La Plata County have increased each quarter for the last year, a positive sign for the area’s real estate market, which last saw an annual increase in median home price in...

DATE: July 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Things are looking up’

SILVERTON The real estate market here and in San Juan County is modest compared with bigger burgs, but it follows the same boom-and-bust cycles. Increased buyer interest that started last year...

DATE: May 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area real estate market trending upward

The winter cold didn’t put a damper on the local real estate market during the last three months, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Durango Area Association of Realtors. The number...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reality-television show to feature Durango couple’s home April 18

Durango soon will have some TV stars in its midst.Wells Group broker Chelsea Krueger and her buyers, Ryan and Krista Montgomery, will be featured on Home and Garden Television’s hit show “House...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

What real estate crash?

The Great Recession is hardly a distant memory, but it’s safe to say that Durango’s real estate market has been seeing quite the boom lately. Low interest rates on mortgages, growing consumer...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local homebuyers’ market ebbing?

Year-end statistics show 2012 may have started out slow but ended on a high note for the local real estate industry. La Plata County home sales in the second half of the year were up almost 20...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is it bye-bye buyers market?

The industry hit hardest by the Great Recession is making a comeback. Home prices are increasing, inventory is down and construction companies that hunkered down after the crash are ready to build...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Data gathered for home sales throughout Colorado

Homes for sale in La Plata County are priced higher and stay on the market longer than others in the region and the state, according to real estate data released this week.The report, released by...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home sales climb while prices fall

La Plata County real estate executives say the market is moving toward equilibrium with an increase in the number of homes sold and a decrease in the number of homes on the market.While the number...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News