Shane Dawson, Author at Elevation Real Estate Company - Page 3 of 4


New Jet Service to/from Dallas, Texas

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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.

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Qualifying for a Home

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Spending time looking at properties without knowing what you qualify for (and are comfortable with) is like the preverbal “cart before the horse” analogy. This scenario leads more often than not to a letdown for all parties (You, the Seller and the Realtor(s)).

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Voters Approve Water District Funding

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In an article released by the Durango Herald on Wednesday, November 2nd, voters in La Plata County approved the request of the three year old La Plata-Archuleta County Water District, to borrow $25 Million dollars to begin funding a potable water project that will deliver water to southeastern La Plata County and Southwestern Archuleta County.

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Local Building Permits Increase

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Despite what you may still be hearing in the national news, things are starting to get better here in the Durango real estate market. In an article that was published in the Durango Herald (our local newspaper) on Sunday, the City Planner describes the recent increase in building permits and what that likely indicates from a market standpoint.

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Home Staging Is Key

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Home Staging is the process of preparing your home for sale in such a way that it generates more interest, sells more quickly, and at a higher price. Buyers will almost always choose a home with more space and amenities, all else being equal. While staging may seem like common sense, it is actually about being objecting – being able to see your home through the eyes of prospective buyers and making changes necessary to persuade them to purchase it.

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