SW Colorado Real Estate News

Real Estate in the News
May07

Real Estate in the News

This week, we wanted to share a few of the real estate headlines from the last week. This information is helpful on a national level, and also gives an idea of where our industry leaders see the market and its future, as well as trends in the market. Mortgage Rates Settle Near Lows: Mortgage interest rates have fluctuated over the last handful of months, but the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.33% this past week. At this time...

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Our featured real estate broker team: Charles and Mary Rigby– with Bailey!
Apr27

Our featured real estate broker team: Charles and Mary Rigby– with Bailey!

  Charles and Mary’s differences certainly seem to complement each other perfectly. With their unique perspectives, they have been known to put their heads together and make even the most difficult situation better. “Charles and I have never underestimated the power of teamwork. It’s nice to know that you have someone you can always count on at your side when you need them,” says Mary. This active couple also shares traits like...

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Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower…”
Apr27

Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower…”

Bailey’s Bits: “Life is like a flower, always beautiful. Sometimes we just need to wait for the hidden beauty to show itself.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Q1 was Strong for the Durango Real Estate Market Despite the Pandemic
Apr23

Q1 was Strong for the Durango Real Estate Market Despite the Pandemic

Our little corner of the world continues to grow and change, and the first quarter of 2020 is no exception. While we are in the midst of an unexpected pandemic and stay-at-home order as this is written on April 10, 2020, the numbers from January through March are quite strong. April marked a turning point in our market with the governor’s orders prohibiting property showings, the results of which won’t be seen until we are...

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Masterpiece of Homes!
Apr20

Masterpiece of Homes!

Check out this gorgeous home! http://tours.tourfactory.com/tours/tour.asp?t=2680782&idx=1   Compliments of Charles, Mary, and Bailey Rigby at homesindurango.com.  

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Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world…”
Apr20

Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world…”

Bailey’s Bits: “Let your smile change the world, not the world change your smile.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Spring Cleanup Has Sprung!
Apr15

Spring Cleanup Has Sprung!

Spring Cleanup Has Sprung… April 14th, 2020 Spring Cleanup Begins April 6 with New 5-Week Schedule   The City of Durango is implementing a new five-week Spring Cleanup schedule beginning April 6 and ending May 8. City crews will be moving through residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:   Furniture Large Appliances Scrap metal, drywall, fencing, carpeting, tiles, and open dried paint cans Tree trimmings...

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March La Plata County Real Estate Numbers
Apr14

March La Plata County Real Estate Numbers

This week we have the La Plata County residential real estate transaction numbers through the month of March. These numbers largely reflect real estate activity from prior to much of the Coronavirus impact, based on a standard sales cycle. The month of March had 90 total sales, compared to 62 sales in February. This is a historically high number; in fact, it’s a higher number of sales for any March since prior to 2011. Year to date,...

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Bailey’s Bits: “I can’t change the direction of the wind…”
Apr13

Bailey’s Bits: “I can’t change the direction of the wind…”

Bailey’s Bits: “I can’t change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to reach my destination.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Take the Virtual 360 Tour: Spectacular executive home on 5 acres…
Apr12

Take the Virtual 360 Tour: Spectacular executive home on 5 acres…

This spectacular executive home on 5 acres can be yours…  Take the Virtual 360 Tour for more information on Durango Real Estate and SW Colorado properties contact: Visit Us at our virtual office at Homesindurango.com or GIVE US A CALL: 970-946-4975 Homes in Durango REMAX/PINNACLE

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Only Time Will Tell about Real Estate
Apr07

Only Time Will Tell about Real Estate

The real-estate market remains steady for now as deals in the pipeline continue to close. Dan Korman with Alpenglow Properties says it’s too soon to tell how the pandemic will affect the future market.

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Bailey’s Bits: “The Best Preparation for Tomorrow is to do Your Best Today”
Apr06

Bailey’s Bits: “The Best Preparation for Tomorrow is to do Your Best Today”

Bailey’s Bits: “The best preparation for tomorrow is to do your best today.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Learn more about Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/

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Bailey’s Bits: “Some people love work. It fascinates them…”
Mar31

Bailey’s Bits: “Some people love work. It fascinates them…”

“Some people love work. It fascinates them. They can sit and look at it for hours.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Visit Bailey at: https://homesindurango.com/

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Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2020 by The Wells Group
Mar26

Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2020 by The Wells Group

Explore the 20th Annual Wells Group Real Estate Forecast! Hear what the experts are predicting for our community growth in 2020, and what happened in 2019. Get the inside scoop on the Real Estate market trends here in SW Colorado with the 2020 Real Estate Forecast featuring Wells Group brokers John Wells, Jim Wotkyns and real estate appraiser & statistician, Bob Allen. Through an in-depth yet easily understood presentation, this...

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Bailey’s Bits: “People who think they know everything…”
Mar23

Bailey’s Bits: “People who think they know everything…”

“People who think they know everything upset those of us who do.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Visit Bailey at: https://homesindurango.com/

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La Plata County Real Estate 2019 VS 2020 Predictions
Jan24

La Plata County Real Estate 2019 VS 2020 Predictions

As we head into 2020, we want to take an overall look at the market and where we see it heading into the new year. To do this, we consider last year’s numbers and trends as they continue into 2020. Overall, 2019 was a good real estate year in La Plata County. It was slower during the first two quarters and that was largely due to increased interest rates. During the second quarter rates began to drop and that helped give the market...

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Real Estate in the News
Dec22

Real Estate in the News

This week we have a compilation of real estate news and headlines. Below are some interesting articles we found. Holiday Home Safety: If you plan on traveling during the holidays, take a look at this link for some helpful tips. It’s important to take care of your house and be sure you’ve employed some home safety tips to make it seem like you’re home. Some fun ideas include utilizing apps to control lights when you’re away, as well as...

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November Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers for La Plata County
Dec14

November Colorado Association of Realtors Numbers for La Plata County

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of November. The attached charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural, and Durango Mountain Area. These charts indicate the statistics and key metrics for single family homes and...

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Real Estate Update: Latest Housing Prices
Dec08

Real Estate Update: Latest Housing Prices

How much is your house worth? What’s the average price of a house right now in La Plata County? How long will a typical house be for sale on the market? Find out more with this update.

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November La Plata County Residential Sales
Dec08

November La Plata County Residential Sales

This week we have the latest numbers from the La Plata County residential real estate market for the month of November. With 84 total sales, it was a slower month compared to November of 2018 (which had 102 total transactions), but it was a comparable number of transactions from several previous years. Year to date, we are at 1,052 total transactions. Last year at this time we had 1,080 transactions; a difference of 28 sales. The...

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