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By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Your curb appeal-the appearance of your house and surrounding yard-has a lot to say about you. Good curb appeal says you care about your home and your neighborhood. Flub your curb appeal factor, though, and you'll trash your property value and detract from nearby houses, too. Here are some class...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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The White Sands National Monument is a must-see for any family in Southern New Mexico. The White Sands National Monument is a vast 275-mile white sand desert sitting just a short drive from Las Cruces. The scenic beauty of the white sands offers breathtakingly beautiful recreation your whole fam...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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As we go through the process of planning a new home in Las Cruces for one of our clients we're sharing some ideas that we explore with them.  Here are the thoughts we discussed regarding the office they want in their new home.  1. Research Check out online office's, research colors at the paint ...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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In a previous blog we gave you some tips on finding a good home inspector. Today we look at some question to ask prospective home inspectors (you should be interviewing more than one). How long have you been doing this? While years of experience doesn't mean everything it will comfort you to kno...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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For many years, kitchens and bathrooms have been the most popular rooms to remodel in your home. While these rooms have a tremendous impact on the resale value of your home, recent trends show see a new room popping up. Can you guess what it is? The Laundry Room Homeowners are just now beginning ...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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1158 Steins Drive SOLD and CLOSED!    Another great Las Cruces, N.M. home is sold and closed! This super cute 1248 sq ft, 3 bed, 2 bath on a fully landscaped corner lot with refrigerated central air conditioning and easy access to HWY 70 is under agreement in only 8 days! It is important to price...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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Open House Sunday, September 7th 2 - 4 P.M. 917 Stagecoach Dr. Come see this charming 2248 sq.ft., 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, solar home located on a quiet street in the highly desirable Sonoma Ranch area this Sunday, September 7th, 2014 from 2 - 4 P.M. Refreshments served! This home is situated on a r...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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Why Do I Need a Drainage Pond? Recently I was showing homes to a nice couple from California. While in the backyard of one of the properties, I was asked a question about a large hole in the yard filled with river rocks. The Client commented that they hadn't seen that before and wondered why they...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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New Listing! SOLAR HOME - 917 Stagecoach Drive This charming 2248 sq.ft., 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, solar home is located on a quiet street in the highly desirable High Range area. The home is situated on a raised, corner lot with fabulous valley mountain views. On the main floor, you will find a larg...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Organization is the key to a clean home! Let's take a look at some of the more clever and non-traditional organization techniques! Mark or Label Everything! It's not really clever or non-traditional but one of the most basic organizing principles is one of the most important. Marking and Labelin...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Believe it or not, a common question we get from sellers and buyers is whether or not they should replace windows or ask to have windows replaced. How do you know if replacing windows is a good idea? When you sit next to your windows is the air around them noticeably cooler in the winter and war...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Taking place on Saturday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 24th is the 6th Annual Salsa Fest! The festival takes place at the Downtown Mall between Las Cruces and Griggs Streets. This festival will be fun for the whole family with activities for everyone! There will be a salsa making competitio...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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We find over and over that people tend to put off home repairs until right before they put their home for sale on the market. One of the most common repairs is due to water damage. Here are some helpful tips if you floor has been damaged by water. Vinyl Tiles Linoleum or vinyl tiles are some of ...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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Monsoon Season is in Full Gear in New Mexico Every summer we desert-folk anxiously await what is called "monsoon season". It's basically the one time of the year that we can pretty much bet on getting some rain. This year has been a particularly active monsoon, with rain popping up somewhere in a...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Does your home smell like your dog? If so, we need to work on a few things to increase its chances of it selling in a reasonable time-frame. You also need to be willing to accept non-biased opinions about your home's smell. Sometimes when you live with smells, you become accustomed to them. You ...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Every time I have an initial consultation with a potential listing client, we discuss the listing price for their home. As a part of that process, the seller and I discuss the price they think their home should sell for. I think it is worth noting that the seller's desired sales price may or may...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Qualifying and being approved for a mortgage are only part of the financial responsibility of buying a home in Las Cruces. There are a host of closing costs that, as a buyer, you should expect. Affordability is a topic on the minds of today's buyers, so researching each of the following costs, l...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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For most people, changing employers will not really affect your ability to qualify for a mortgage loan. However, for some home buyers the effects of changing jobs can be disastrous to your loan application. We were reminded of this a few weeks ago when we worked with a gentleman who just relocat...

By Evelyn Bruder, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
(Steinborn & Associates Real Estate)
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Last week our water heater wasn't putting out as much hot water as it used to. Have you ever had that problem?  We contacted our plumber to come out and look at it, and he suggested we drain and flush the tank. Sure enough, this regular maintenance trick solved the problem and we learned our les...

By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens REALTOR®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
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