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The latest set of real estate market stats, just issued by the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® (GAAR), show exciting home price growth in September.Compared with the same period last year, the median detached price rose 18.4 percent to $195,000, while the the average detached price g...
While it's inevitable that, once the dust has settled, the election result, will ultimately have a positive, neutral or negative effect on the homes market, right now there appears to be no discernible effect at all, with barely over a month left before the big day on November 8th.The market is ...
Sometimes it's easy to overlook just how great current real estate market conditions are in the Albuquerque area.In so many ways, it's a win-win for sellers and buyers, thanks in no small measure, of course, to the continuance of low mortgage rates that, in spite of low inventory of available hom...

By Manish Chanda
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If your home isn't selling, there could of course be a wide range of reasons for this. But in such a buoyant market as the one we're currently enjoying, it's a good bet that your lack of success could well be because your asking price is too high.One of the key skills of a top performing real est...
Last weekend marked a significant moment in mortgage finance history as the new, so-called "trended" credit data was launched.We initially looked at trended credit data back in May. However, its planned introduction date of June 25th was postponed until last weekend, so we can now finally look fo...

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Thursday will be the first official day of Fall, so we thought now would be a great time to offer some useful tips to help you prepare your home for the changing weather conditions and temperatures we'll be seeing in the coming weeks.Roofs - A pair of binoculars is invaluable when it comes to mak...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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My newest listing in Ventana Ranch West is 7619 Jamestown Rd NW, a beautiful Pulte home with 2,150 square feet. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 2.5 car garage and and large, oversize corner lot (.22 acres).The popular Scottsdale floorplan features an open floorplan with spacious kitchen with master bedr...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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I brought the buyer to a great home in NW Albuquerque's Ventana Ranch!I love to list NW Albuquerque homes for sale, but I also love to show them to home buyers. I love helping them find the best homes, or the best deals, and sometimes both - depending on exactly what they're looking for.That's wh...
If, as a prospective house buyer, you were to ask us what's the single best piece of advice we could give you right now, we'd not hesitate to say: "get pre-approved for your mortgage".In fact, with low inventory of available homes for sale this has become an even more important pre-requisite.To e...
It's good to be able to report that recently released Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® statistics for August point towards a very lively end to the summer in the area.Apart from continuing concerns over the level of inventory of available homes for sale, which we'll return to later, t...
Low inventory of available homes for sale continues to be a major factor in the Albuquerque area. Despite a couple of slightly encouraging signs during this year to date, in general the trend has been getting worse.The truth is, of course, that a shortage of homes is a mixture of good and bad new...
First of all we hope everyone had a great holiday weekend.Now we're on the other side of the Labor Day break, thoughts are increasingly turning to the fall, which is officially just over two weeks ahead of us now (September 22nd).Rather than wait for it to arrive, we thought we'd set the scene f...
The Labor Day weekend is, of course, something of a watershed in the annual calendar.Leading into the weekend, it still feels very much like summer and then, with college football getting under way this weekend and all the other traditions of this much anticipated holiday, we'll suddenly wake up ...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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  What would you say if I told you you could buy a like-new, 3,000 square foot home in NW Albuquerque's Ventana Ranch West neighborhood with brazilian Koa wood floors, granite countertops, refrigerated air and a $40,000 PV (solar) system for under $300,000? Would you think I was crazy?Well that's...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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I just sold a home in NW Albuquerque's Riverview Estates in 15 days for top of the market price! It was a beautiful Opel Jenkins home with wood floors and a remodeled kitchen that included a super beautiful hot tub and pool.  Here's a quick video of 4336 Rio Colorado Blvd NE:NW Albuquerque's Rive...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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2016 has been a great year for the real estate market in NW Albuquerque, in fact I recently sold a home in Paradise Hills in 7 days!10336 Rempas Dr NW was lovingly maintained and updated by the owners, and was a 4 bedroom ranch located on a larger, quiet corner lot.  The home was built by Charter...
In last Friday's blog, we looked at new statistics that revealed that 53% of all home sales in 2016 have been to first time buyers.This is, of course, a fact that simply cannot be ignored by any seller whose home might attract those looking to get on the home ownership ladder.It might therefore b...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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I recently listed and SOLD a home in NW Albuquerque's Las Marcadas neighborhood. Las Marcadas is a small neighborhood tucked away near the north end of Petroglyph National Monument. The homes in the neighborhood were built by a variety of home builders including early RayLee homes by Scott Grady,...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
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I recently listed and SOLD 8140 Corn Mountain Pl NW located in NW Albuquerque's Ventana Ranch West.Ventana Ranch is a popular bedroom community known for affordable homes, beautiful parks and good schools.Ventana Ranch West is one of the newer parts of the neighborhood. Construction began in 2005...
It now appears that the first time buyer is making a huge comeback this year after all.According to recent survey information revealed by Zillow, 53% of all buyer sales in 2016 have been to first time buyers!And in spite of well-publicized recent concerns to the contrary, millennials are featuri...

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