CURRENT MARKET DEFIES LOGIC

With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID crisis, economic downturn, and the upcoming election, you would think that potential homebuyers that did not have to buy this year would stay on the “sidelines” until things became more certain. In some sections of the country, including the Durango and surrounding area, there has been a sharp increase in demand. This has resulted in multiple offers, … Continue reading...

THIRD QUARTER STATISTICS REVEAL CONTINUNING STRONG MARKET

The La Plata County statistics comparing the first nine months of 2019 to the same period over the past three years was recently released. In general, median prices in the county were flat, Bayfield in-town values were up significantly, while median prices and sales volume for free-standing homes in the Durango Mountain area decreased. Real estate median sales prices for the entire county in … Continue reading...

FINANCING HELP FOR SELF-EMPLOYED BUYERS

The ability for the self-employed to secure financing has always been a challenge. There are primarily two reasons for this. Self-employed buyers typically are very conservative when reporting their profit and income when filing their tax returns. Some self-employed buyers are involved in multiple entities which require the filing of multiple tax returns; which are difficult for lenders to fairly … Continue reading...

LIVING IN DURANGO – NOT FOR EVERYBODY ……But it is for most of us

Like everything else in life, good things come with challenges. Moving to Durango is no different; it’s a great place to live but there are issues that have to be considered. For most people, the benefits outweigh any downside by a considerable margin. However, for some considering relocation, the challenges are too great. Based on my extensive interaction with buyers, here are the major thinks … Continue reading...

Your Best Choice For Financing Durango Colorado Real Estate

Best Properties in Durango

When you are buying real estate you’ll probably need financing. Choosing the most competent and experienced buyer’s agent and lender will make the process much smoother and save you thousands of dollars up-front and over the life of the loan. I’m Durango’s buyers’ agent and mortgage broker representing over 30 lenders; working with me as your agent and lender makes for an even more seamless … Continue reading...