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October 2019

Found 4 blog entries for October 2019.

By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019.

The Best November Events in Durango, COWith the arrival of Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the bend, the community of Durango is brimming over with the spirit of giving, hopes of receiving and feelings of peace and joy. These three November events in Durango, Colorado are ideal for families and friends looking to embrace the season with some fun and frolic.

Polar Express Train—November 15 - January 2

The classic children's tale, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, has stimulated imaginations and brought holiday joy to readers for decades. Brought to the big screen in 2003 as a feature film, The Polar Express Train comes alive with all the favorite characters from this beloved Christmas Eve story right aboard the Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad, located at 479 Main Ave,

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019.

What to Know About the 1031 ExchangeThe 1031 exchange is a way for owners and investors to defer capital gains tax when selling an asset. This is one of the more complicated transactions to successfully complete, especially now that the tax code has changed. Learn more about how 1031 exchanges work, how they can save Animas Valley homeowners in the short-term, and what can be done to maximize the efficiency of the exchange.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a certified tax expert before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

The Basics of a 1031 Exchange

A 1031 exchange occurs when an owner sells an appreciated property and simultaneously purchases property of the same value. When the owner completes a 1031 exchange, they are exempt from paying capital

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.

The Best Art Galleries in Durango, COThe art scene in Durango, CO has quickly established itself as a premier location in the Southwest for both art and art lovers. The scenery, crisp air and inspiration found in this community seem to bring out the best work in painters, sculptors, thespians and craftspeople alike. There are galleries across town, but these are arguably the best of the best places to purchase and enjoy world-class art in Durango.

Sorrel Sky Gallery

Sorrel Sky Gallery is a special place that aims to present western artwork through fresh eyes by exhibiting works boasting a timeless presence melded with contemporary craftsmanship. At this downtown gallery, patrons will find precious paintings of oil, acrylics and mixed media alongside custom pottery and ceramics.

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019.

Understanding Earnest Money DepositsWhen people start learning about the home buying process, they may quickly realize that buying a home requires proving they are willing to make a commitment. Sellers want to know that buyers are sure they want the house, and they often require an earnest money deposit as a sign of good faith. There are a few rules that buyers should know before they put this money down, however. This information will help Durango buyers determine what to do when they are ready to invest into a particular property, and which scenarios allow them to get their deposit back.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. How Much Money Do Buyers Need for an Earnest Money Deposit?


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