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There are still few more hours left in 2015 and therefore if you've been contemplating selling your home, there's still time to take advantage of the fabulous current market conditions.Here are five great reasons why you should be listing right now: -Mortgage rates - They're still very low and it...
Much has been written this year about the very welcome return of the first time buyer and it has been a key component of the 2015 real estate success story.This is such great news for many sellers, whose homes fall into the most likely categories that will appeal to first time buyers.Naturally en...
The recent volatility we have seen in stock markets around the world has inevitably once again focused attention on the strength of residential real estate as an investment.Stocks have certainly been on a wild roller coaster ride in recent weeks, as uncertainty over the health of the Chinese econ...
Over the months we've devoted a lot of space in this blog to the importance of careful preparation of your home in advance of the sale.In the real world, of course, you may simply not have the luxury of months or weeks of time before you plan to sell. A sudden job relocation, for example, can put...
As we never tire of saying, right now is a fabulous time to sell a home in the Albuquerque area. A glance at our blog last Friday on the latest real estate stats for the area are a fine testiment to that statement!Indeed, with such incredibly positive signs of the health of the market right now, ...
Want to supercharge your home's selling potential by Monday morning and be ready to sell in the New Year?Given the low inventory levels this winter, you really do need to be making the most of an incredible opportunity to sell your home before the onslaught on new homes in the Spring.One of the e...
Readers of our recent blogs cannot fail to have noticed how upbeat we are about home selling conditions right now.With the continuance of very low mortgage rates, more closed sales and increased sale prices, plus low inventory in the Albuquerque area, reducing competition and increasing market vi...
For renters, however, the past few days have seen widespread press coverage of yet more doom and gloom, following the publication of a report from the Harvard Joint Centre for Housing Studies and Enterprise Community Partners.In "Projecting Trends in Severely Cost-Burdened Renters", the Centre pr...
So you've decided to sell your home on your own.For whatever reason, you don't want to pay commission to a professional real estate agent and are convinced that by word of mouth with family and friends around the neighborhood and maybe a couple of ads in the local Facebook blog shop, you'll be ab...

By Manish Chanda
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Wouldn't it be useful if you could understand what is most likely to turn off buyers when they view your home?Although the statistics are from Europe, via an online survey commissioned by British insurance company Go Compare, it's totally reasonable to assume that their findings are a series of u...

By Manish Chanda
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Looking through the online version of the Albuquerque Journal recently, we came across this very interesting article which tells readers to be sure to hire a full-time real estate agent.Although quite a short piece, as you'll read if you follow the above link, the article does contain some really...
2015 will long be remembered as the year when the first time home buyer made a significant return.We've taken up considerable blogging mileage this year explaining the merits of getting on the housing ladder and while it would be overkill to revisit them all again so soon, what we would like to e...
However you slice it, the current Albuquerque area real estate market is trending positively in so many ways.We've recently spent a good deal of time explaining to both current and prospective homeowners what a great time it is to either upgrade or get on the ownership ladder.It's equally a super...
We never tire of saying what a great time this is for buying a home. With mortgage rates still very low, plus other incentives such as low down payment home loans, it makes total sense to get on the housing ladder right now, before something changes.In reality, of course, and for a wide range of ...
Hiring a Realtor for the critical job of selling your home is a really key decision. Get it wrong and there could be some serious consequences, in terms of a home remaining unsold for longer than you would like and/or not achieving its optimum price in whatever current market conditions happen to...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
(eXp Realty)
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First time home buyers ask me this question all the time: should I buy a home in a Homeowners Association? Also known as an HOA, the answer to the question is a personal one because HOA's, like most things, have pros and cons. In this short video I talk about those pros and cons.How do you know i...

By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Another Desert Ridge Place Home Now In Pending Contract   Enjoy the YouTube featuring a home in the Desert Ridge Place   This Desert Ridge home located at  8204 Moon Ridge NE Albuquerque NM 87122 is now pending contract with Albuquerque Homes Realty and Realtor John McCormack. Both buyers and sel...

By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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Happy Thanksgiving During this special time of year, Debbie and I are reminded just how grateful we are to have the blessings of family, friends and amazing customers just like you.  We look forward to gathering together and enjoying the bounty. We hope you too will take time to enjoy the blessin...

By John Myers, Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(Myers & Myers Real Estate, Inc)
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Albuquerque Real Estate Investor Investment CalculationsAlbuquerque real estate investors must know their numbers prior to making an offer on an investment property.  Successful Albuquerque real estate investors real estate investors buy properties based on sound financial principles and not on e...

By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
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 What happens when you don't service your swamp cooler (evaporative cooler) for the fall/winter months here in New Mexico and the Albuquerque area?  Chaos, Mayhem and possibly some major expenses.  Here is a true account of what can happen with you don’t property winterized you're Albuquerque swa...

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