RECENT BLOG POSTS
If we look back at the first time we attempted almost anything, it's unlikely that we don't have some scars, or regrets, to show for it. Who didn't fall off a bike as soon as the training wheels were removed? And who never stalled the car during the first session of driver's ed?It's life of cours...
02/27/2016
 When the time comes to sell your home, you naturally begin to think of ways of making the sale as attractive a proposition as possible for potential buyers.In some respects, a home is only as valuable as its most negative aspects allow, so to achieve the best price you need to carry out a very h...
02/26/2016
A recent report on the Albuquerque Business First website suggests that this area is a tough place to be a real estate agent, apparently ranking 95th out of 150 metros in Wallethub's "2016's Best & Worst Cities to Be a Real Estate Agent."One of the key reasons it cites is that real estate jobs he...
02/26/2016
 Imagine if you weren't allowed to withdraw your money from the bank...If your home isn't selling and you have accumulated equity in the property - well that's pretty well the situation you find yourself in - unable to unlock the value that you've built up by making a great real estate investment...
02/25/2016
In last Friday's blog, we looked at how pricing your home incorrectly can lead to it remaining on the market.There are, of course, a wide range of other reasons why a particular home is not selling and it could just be that, whatever the reasons in your case, you have withdrawn from the market in...
02/25/2016
 You might be tempted to save some money by trying to sell your home yourself.What you might not appreciate is that this approach is fraught with serious risks, including your home remaining unsold or selling for significantly less than true market value. Perhaps the most startling statistic to c...
02/24/2016
 One of the biggest challenges in buying a home is often the need to have enough money put by for a down payment.A down payment is made by the buyer at the beginning of a home purchase to show commitment to the transaction. It's usually a percentage of the total price of the home and is paid thro...
02/24/2016
 It is nothing more than common sense that the better your home looks to prospective buyers, the more likely they are to want to make you the right offer.Curb appeal is an absolutely vital element of home presentation and staging. It's true to say that it sets the scene for the rest of a viewing ...
02/24/2016
 What if you could hire someone to protect your interests at no cost to you?You can do just that by engaging a buyer's agent in your house search.That's because the selling, or listing, agent splits his/her sales commission on a property with the buyer's agent, thus providing you with a completel...
02/24/2016
While the Albuquerque real estate scene is predominantly full of good news these days, one aspect never seems to improve and steadily worsens - low inventory of available homes for sale.For sellers who are on the market in times of such short supply, this represents a truly golden opportunity.Les...
02/23/2016
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