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Tips, updates, news and information about Albuquerque area neighborhoods, towns, communities, homes and real estate, and especially about Albuquerque area horse properties and horse owners concerns.
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A couple of decisions recently made by the Valencia County Commission have local New Mexico residents hopping mad, and several local associations are fighting back against these elected officials who seem to be bent on going against the will of their constituents on local issues. The Los Chavez C...
04/18/2009
The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History offers intriguing special exhibitions, an excellent permanent collection,  the outdoor sculpture garden, films in the Gem Theater, and FREE general admission on Wednesdays! Located just off Old Town, in Albuquerque, NM, the Art & History Museum features ...
04/01/2009
Last week I ran post about how I seem to have gotten rid of pocket gophers by using red balloons: http://activerain.com/blogsview/1005512/Got-Gophers-Get-Red-Balloons Based on a hint from my sister, whose 3-year-old son had gotten rid of their gophers problem by stuffing a red balloon down the go...
03/31/2009
OK, they missed St. Patty's Day, but the Albuquerque MLS has now gone GREEN! Southwest Multiple Listing Service (SWMLS) has just announced that beginning tomorrow (April Fools' Day!), Wednesday April 1, 2009, we will have  two new fields on our MLS input screen for residential property.One field ...
03/31/2009
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Bailouts got you going ballistic? Posture slumping as badly as the market? Here are eight suggestions to get you relaxed and rejuvenated without putting any major dents in your pocketbook: 1. Take a tip from the old John Prine song: "Plant a little garden!" (Of course, some would say the "blow u...
03/29/2009
True or False? Uncle Sam wants to give you $8000? If you're a first-time homebuyer, the answer is YES! Yes, "Bailout Mania" actually has some perks for ordinary folks, and for our beleagured real estate industry as well! First-time homebuyers who purchase a home in 2009 get a refundable tax credi...
03/29/2009
In this market, we're all trying to come up with new marketing ploys to give fresh traffic to slow-moving listings, which, nowadays, is nearly ALL of the them! Some years ago, when we were still associates with a large local company, my husband and I won an award for "Thinking Outside the Box for...
03/29/2009
I've noted in a couple of recent posts that certain areas in and around Albuquerque, New Mexico actually showed increases in average home sales prices in 2008 compared with 2007. In the current recession, that's pretty remarkable! A lot of these areas were in the greenbelt along the Rio Grande, ...
03/27/2009
I'm serious! We've had a terrible problem for the past year with pocket gophers digging up our lawns, pastures, pool area, gardens, etc. (By the way, we initially thought we had moles, but found out there are no moles in New Mexico, at least theoretically! Further research indicated that our cres...
03/27/2009
Probably everyone's heard the old saw that if you lock a monkey in a room with a typewriter for a long enough time, eventually he'll turn out the complete works of Shakespeare. It's an old standard dragged out to upport the idea that, given enough time, purely random chance can accomplish anythin...
03/24/2009
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