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Press Release     Charles and Mary Rigby Selected as Leading Real Estate Professionals of the Western United States   Durango, CO, September,  2009: Charles and Mary Rigby, leading providers of real estate services, today announced that they have been selected by Goldline Research as leading Real...
09/12/2009
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One of the most important things to families relocating to an area are the schools. Data released last Friday shows fairly strong academic performance in both Durango and Bayfield while Ignacio lagged behind. The Colorado Student Assessment Program, a series of tests given to children in grades t...
08/12/2009
DURANGO - Statistics for the 2nd quarter have been released by the Durango Area Association of Realtors and, as expected, they indicate our real estate market continues to suffer from the nationwide housing slowdown.The median sale price of Durango homes dropped 12 percent from $405,000 to 355,00...
07/15/2009
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Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4TH OF JULY in a small town - there's nothing like it. An outdoor breakfast in Rotary Park, arts and crafts in Buckley Park, patriotic readings on Main Avenue, and a KCBS sanctioned BBQ Cookoff; downtown was packed.The BBQ cookoff, sponsored by the Kiwanis as a fundraiser ...
07/07/2009
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AFFORDABLE HOUSING??? The Durango City Council has adopted our first official affordable housing policy by passing the Fair Share Housing inclusionary-zoning regulation. The policy will be added to the Land Use and Development Code, and requires builders to provide a percentage of affordable unit...
12/03/2008
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THE DRYSIDE??? The arid western portion of La Plata County, where residents draw drinking water from wells or truck it home in tanks, appears ready to shed the "Dryside" label hung by old-timers.Next week, ground will be broken on a $6 million intake at Lake Nighthorse southwest of Durango. Treat...
10/28/2008
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THIRD QUARTER STATS: The median sale price for homes in Durango slipped 14 percent during the July 1 to September 30 period, while the number sold dropped 20 percent, and dollar volume fell 23 percent, compared with the same period in 2007.The median price is the midpoint of all homes sold - wher...
10/23/2008
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MORE FROM THE BLOTTER:Monday:11:05 p.m. A caller from the 5800 block of Main Avenue said her boyfriend was drunk andbelligerent. He was to spend the night in another room.11:54 p.m. A caller from the 5800 block of Main Avenue said here boyfriend was passed out infront of her room.Tuesday:11:49 a....
09/21/2008
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CONSERVATION EASEMENTS: Since 2000, Colorado has encouraged land protection with a generous tax credit to conservation easement donors. The credit, worth 50% of the easement's value (but capped at $375,000), may be used against the donor's taxes or sold to other taxpayer's. Any portion unused/uns...
09/17/2008
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CNNMoney.com: In a recent article CNN featured "6 terrific town on the water." Many baby boomers dream of retiring somewhere by the water. CNN recommended a half-dozen places that are on a lake, a river or an ocean that won't sink your retirement budget.Guess what? Durango was number one on the l...
09/12/2008
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