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August 2019

Found 4 blog entries for August 2019.

By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019.

4 Fun September Events to Enjoy in Durango, ColoradoAt the start of the fall, Durango, Colorado comes alive with fun events to attend in September. These events give everyone in the community reason to come together and have a lot of fun. With so many options to consider, it can be difficult to know which ones to choose. To help out, residents and tourists are welcome to use this guide about the best September events in Durango CO.

Autumn Arts Festival

Hosted by the Durango Art Center, the Autumn Arts Festival is set to kick off its 25th year running on September 21st through 22nd. With this festival taking place all along 2nd Avenue, there will be an endless line of vendors showcasing their wares and foods for all to enjoy.

Visitors can view all the beautiful artwork around them to their

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20th, 2019.

Buying a Home with a Septic Tank?Septic tanks are a solution for those homes not hooked up to a municipal waste system and a surprisingly common feature found in urban, suburban and rural homes. With almost 20 percent of homeowners having a septic tank serving their home, people are not as wary of septic tanks as one may think. Homeowners, rather than the town or city government, is responsible for managing a septic tank. A benefit of having a septic tank is that an owner does not need to pay municipal sewer fees. Learn more about what to expect when buying a home, especially in a tight housing market, with a septic tank.

Septic Tank Basics

All the wastewater of a home will be transferred to a septic tank. Materials will begin to separate and settle, with solids settling and

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019.

Where to Find the Most Relaxing Spas in DurangoSometimes it just makes sense to take a day off from the chaos of everyday life and escape for a while. The spas in Durango, Colorado offer a picturesque outdoor setting of course, but it's the services that are sure to put every client in a better mood. The money and time spent at a spa will last for far longer than the length of the service. Visitors may find they're able to handle stress better days or even weeks after they really take some time to themselves. Here are just a few locations that fit the bill.


Woodhouse sets the mood immediately by ushering you into their quiet room. Guests can enjoy a refreshing alcoholic beverage or tea as they take in the majesty of the Animas River. Those who sign up for a manicure, massage, or

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019.

What to Expect from a Home AppraisalFor most people, completing the home buying process will involve getting an appraisal for the property they want to buy. This is a common way for the buyer and the lender to determine if the home is priced appropriately for its value. Like many aspects of home buying, the appraisal has a lot of individual factors that can affect the final result. Here's what buyers need to know about appraisals, so they can better prepare for this step.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Is an Appraisal?

An appraisal is a detailed estimate of a home's value. It is typical for anyone who wants to buy a piece of property that is expensive or is likely to

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