March 2022 Statewide Statistics
Apr28

March 2022 Statewide Statistics

Every month the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) releases statewide real estate statistics and key metrics so we can review past trends and try to see where the market is headed. In March 2022, there were 9,390 new single-family listings. The year has now totaled 21,545 new listings, of which just 195 were in La Plata County. In 2021, there were 22,355 new listings by this time. This speaks to the inventory drought, resulting...

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Curb Appeal
Apr28

Curb Appeal

Updating the exterior of your home can add a lot of curb appeal to your property. Realtor.com recommends these easy things to spruce up the outside look. Paint can add a fresh new cover not only your house but shed, garage, fence, and more. Picking the right color and maybe a complimentary accent color for the trim will make a world of difference. While you’re looking at the trim, see if it needs any recaulking. The front door can...

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March 2022 DAAR Numbers
Apr28

March 2022 DAAR Numbers

Comparing 2020, 2021, and 2022 1st Quarter Stats is like taking a walk through memory lane of the pandemic. While pandemic feels like a bad word, it is important when considering the impacts on real estate. Q1 2022 more closely resembles Q1 2020, rather than Q1 2021. The total number of home sales in La Plata County in Q1 2020 was 208, Q1 2021 saw 251, and Q1 2022 saw 202 units sold. This trend continues across most of the rest of the...

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COVID-19 Third Dose Vaccine Protection Against Hospitalization Wanes After 3 Months
Apr28

COVID-19 Third Dose Vaccine Protection Against Hospitalization Wanes After 3 Months

Kaiser Permanente finds the Pfizer COVID-19 third dose vaccine protection against hospitalization from omicron wanes after 3 months. A research study released on April 22, 2022, in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine shows that a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provides strong protection, roughly 80% to 90%, in the first few months against hospital admissions and emergency department visits caused by the delta and omicron...

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Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo
Apr28

Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo

NASA’s Juno spacecraft imaged Jupiter and Ganymede during the mission’s 40th close pass by the giant planet on Feb. 25, 2022. (Image credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Image processing by Thomas Thomopoulos © CC BY­­) Giant Jupiter and the shadow of its biggest moon, Ganymede, dominate the view in this latest image from the system based on a NASA spacecraft’s data. NASA’s Juno mission whizzed close...

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La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022
Apr28

La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022

  DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approved 13 grants totaling $45,500 to local non-profit organizations at its meetings in January, February, and March of 2022. The Animas Alano Club, Durango Education Foundation, Durango Nordic Ski Club, Housing Solutions of the Southwest, In the Weeds, Pine River Shares, Southwest Organization for Sustainability, and Upper San Juan Search and Rescue were awarded...

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320 Acre property with breath-taking views
Apr23

320 Acre property with breath-taking views

  Absolutely stunning 320 acre property with breathtaking 360 degree views and ‘in your face’ La Plata Mountain views. There is approximately 160 acres in natural grasses and approximately 160 acres is heavily wooded for total privacy so you have the best of both worlds with grassy meadow areas and private forested areas. This is a spectacular property for hunting elk, deer and bears. This property is best suited for...

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Jack Onofrio Dog Shows
Apr18

Jack Onofrio Dog Shows

  Durango Kennel Club Click to access xdng1pl.pdf Rio Grande Kennel Club Click to access xgrn1pl.pdf

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Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events
Apr18

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events

The Concert Hall welcomes back Paula Poundstone – one of comedy’s most nimble and disarming comic imaginations whose talent for creating humor on the spot is the stuff of legend. She is set to take the stage on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 pm. Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Time magazine, in the March 2020 “Best of” issue, listed Paula’s HBO...

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Punk6529 unveils Metaverse museum district: ‘Most high-end art NFTs ever’
Apr18

Punk6529 unveils Metaverse museum district: ‘Most high-end art NFTs ever’

After launching a museum district with a long list of top NFTs, punk6529 bullishly told their 323,200 Twitter followers that it might be “the most high-end art NFTs ever displayed in one place.” Popular nonfungible token (NFT) collector “punk6529” unveiled an ambitious open Metaverse project that is looking to attract 100 million users on Thursday. The self-funded project is dubbed “OM” and aims to be an open platform that is built...

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