Musings and observations from an Albuquerque realtor.
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This morning I called on an expired listing. The house was in a good location and had been updated but was grossly, GROSSLY overpriced. After introducing myself, the owner let out a long "sigh" which I recognized as the dreaded "realtor fatigue." Here's what I found out: 1) She wasn't going ...
Wordless Wednesday - Haunting ruin of three mission churches, at Quarai, Abo and Gran Quivara (circa 1620-1670) near Mountainair, NM. Photo Courtesy of Cullen Boardman
Photo: courtesy of Cullen Boardman (my son!) - somewhere off S 14 outside ABQ.
To Tree Or Not To Tree? That is the question when your house is on the market during the holidays. Do you Macy it up with a towering, teetering tree bedecked and bedazzled with an overabundance of bows and baubles that creates a load only an engineer could appreciate? Or are you tasteful with ...
With all the recent chatter about our profession and snotty realtor bashing, ever wonder where you fit in? Are you a great agent or a hack? Here's what's recently happened to me: Late this summer I worked with a first time homebuyer, a lovely young woman who was a delight to work with. We l...
Tulips are not the only things blooming in Albuquerque . The Albuquerque Housing Market never experienced the severe home price depreciation that some areas of the country did. And although we do have some foreclosures and short sales, these properties do not dominate our market. We have homes...
Big SHOUT OUT for Greg Nino. Called him about Growth Leader and he gave me a heap of info. No sugar coating cuz Greg's a straight shooter. What an asset to Active Rain. Greg's a super busy guy. Real successful. What a nice guy. Thanks Greg, I really appreciate it!
At Lowe's, they had fence panels for sale at 50% off. I need to build a fence. I really, really thought about those fence panels - a lot. I thought I'd just wait a little longer though, maybe when the weather got just a little bit warmer. So, it's turned warmer. Yesterday, I went to Lowe's to fi...