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Durango Colorado townhome located in the Animas Valley is ideal for use as a second home or vacation rental.  Gorgeously decorated townhome with 2 master suites and a Junior Master suite!!! You will feel like you are at a resort in the private master located on the ground level. Quality and artis...
10/01/2011
  Durango Real Estate Statistics-The Last 35 Days   What has been going on in the Durango real estate market for the last month and a week? I ran some quick numbers today and realized that there have been 98 sales in that period of time. Days on market range from a low of 22 days to a high of 118...
09/05/2011
A couple of weeks ago the East Coast and Washington DC in particular suffered through an earthquake. Out here in Colorado I was told that seismologists were not even aware that that was an earthquake zone. Since the fault had no name, Congress immediately named it "not our fault". The Obama admin...
09/03/2011
Team Lorenz is proud to offer a Durango home near Ft. Lewis College that has beautiful snowcapped La Plata Mountain views. The Sky Ridge Subdivision is located up on the same Mesa as the college and would be a nice walk or bicycle ride to class or work if you're employed there. This home is locat...
08/31/2011
   Location and privacy would be 2 words that help describe this Durango Colorado home located near Lake Nighthorse. Constructed from log, this home sits on 6 1/2 acres with lots of Ponderosa pine trees and no other homes in view from the house. The main home has been fully remodeled and sports 3...
08/30/2011
    We were recently asked to market a Durango home in one of Durango's most desirable neighborhoods, just two blocks from Riverview Elementary School.  With just over 1560 ft.² all on one level, this could be the perfect property for the small family wanting to be close to a grade school.  It st...
08/29/2011
  Those that follow my Durango Real Estate Blog, know that I am a "nut" for statistics. Trends in the Durango real estate market can often be deciphered by looking at YTD statistics for a several year period of time. I just recently looked at three specific market segments for La Plata County whe...
08/16/2011
      In La Plata County, subdivisions or planned neighborhoods typically have a homeowner’s (or condominium)  association that manages the rules and regulations for that neighborhood or condo complex.  Most such projects have a set of CC&R’s (that stands for covenants, conditions & restrictions)...
08/03/2011
Durango real estate statistics for the first 6 months of 2011 I have written about Durango real estate statistics for the first 6 months of 2011 but in that analysis I was looking at various price brackets and not by geographic areas of the county.  (See previous blog.) In order to fully understa...
07/23/2011
Silverton Mining Claims | Strike It Rich! Six patented mining claims located in Minnehaha Basin just north of Silverton, Colorado. Guaranteed access, title insurance, warranty deed and all the minerals are included although there will be a small royalty retained if you ever decide to mine the min...
07/18/2011
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43+ years of successfully selling Durango Colorado real estate certainly qualifies me as having seen just about everything. There have been funny moments "What do you mean you're going to cash my earnest money check?" And there have been serious moments where we completed a short sale just hours before the foreclosure sale was to occur. My greatest satisfaction comes from knowing that we have the expertise and are able to help those people in what is usually the largest financial transaction of their life. One of our clients once said "We sure are glad that you were at the helm of the ship steering our transaction. A little gray hair behind the ears of the 'captain' sure made these passengers feel safer."