Whether you are a young single person just starting your career, an established professional, or parent relocating with your family, the Durango, CO, area provides a variety of exciting employment opportunities. In July 2011, La Plata County had an unemployment rate of 6.4 percent, well below the Colorado state rate of 8.5 percent and the national rate of 9.1 percent.
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If your college student is getting ready to live off campus, buying a rental property or condo may be an option worth considering. Of course, with high rental costs and the opportunity to create a tax shelter for your hard earned money, this is a strategy many parents have found to be beneficial.
Imagine a Colorado residence rising above some of the finest powder snow in the entire world. Durango ski homes are rare mountain retreats that can place you mere steps away from unforgettable snow-capped views and vertical drop experiences. Close to high-speed lifts, these properties leave you minutes away from peak heights from where you can sail down vast acres of snowfields to views of rivers, streams, creeks or lakes.
Durango is known for its laid-back people, unique cultural heritage, and most of all, sweeping panoramic views of the mountains. This appeal makes Durango a prime spot for people from all over the world. If you enjoy spending time in Durango, you may want to consider investing in a vacation home.
If you’re looking to sell your home in the near future, you may feel inclined to list it as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) before working with a Realtor. For many, this is considered one good way to cut back on costs and possibly earn a little more profit on the sale.
One of the most important aspects to buying a home in Durango, Colorado is to ensure that you purchase for a fair price. Since there are certain key steps that you must follow in order to make a sound decision, it pays to have a knowledgeable Realtor on your side who will be able to help obtain the best and most realistic asking price for a property. That’s where we come in.
Selling your home fast doesn’t have to be an impossible endeavor. In fact, even in today’s market you can still command a very reasonable price on your home within 90 days or less. And if you follow some proven steps that we’ll outline below, your turn around time could be much faster than expected.
There is really no better time (price, financing rates, incentives) then now for buying Durango real estate. Between lower prices, motivated sellers, financing rates and other incentives, the local market is ripe for a good deal. At some point this will change, and once sellers realize buyers are back, prices go up, inventories drop and negotiations get harder and deals skinnier.
Fantastic news. As of June 9th, 2011, Durango’s La Plata County Airport has begun service with American Eagle (subsidiary of American Airlines) with daily non-stop flights to/from Dallas, TX. The flights leave Dallas, TX at 8:25am and arrive in Durango, CO at 10:15am. Turn-around flights leave Durango at 11am and reach Dallas at 1:55pm. Flights will be aboard a 50-passenger regional style jet.