Real estate

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

La Plata County real estate numbers a mixed bag

La Plata County saw more homes sold in the first half of the year compared with the same period last year, but the median price declined, according to the latest real estate report.The statistics...

DATE: July 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Old Boker Lumber site to be workforce housing?

Once envisioned as luxury apartments or condos with underground parking and postcard views of the La Plata Mountains, a 2-acre slab on the hillside of College Drive lies abandoned except for a...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rivergate Lofts loses $1M judgment in lawsuit

The developers of a condo project in south Durango were ordered Thursday to pay $1 million to an insurance company that forked over a large sum stemming from design and construction flaws with the...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local property owners take developers to court

Jury selection began Monday in a civil trial stemming from design and construction flaws at Rivergate Lofts, a residential and commercial building in south Durango.The trial is expected to last up...

DATE: April 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

What will $400,000 get you?

How far will your real estate dollar go in La Plata County? The turbulence of recent years has made that a hard question to answer. Of course, there are the statistics to consider: Sales are up 35...

DATE: April 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local home sales rebounding from 2009 lows

A year has passed, but the message at the 12th annual Real Estate Forecast on Wednesday night was almost identical to 2011: It’s a buyer’s market out there. And just like last year, brokers are...

DATE: March 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sour development deal settled in court

Jurors on Thursday awarded about $130,000 in damages to two investors of a failed development, but they returned close to that same amount in a counter lawsuit.It was the conclusion of a four-week...

DATE: April 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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