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How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will ever make in your lifetime. Which is why it is so important to be an informed consumer. How do you do that? By shopping around, of course. If…

Must-Have Tools for New Homeowners

Must-Have Tools for New Homeowners

If you just purchased a new home – congratulations! Being a homeowner is a great feeling. And although owning your own home is a wonderful achievement, it comes with responsibilities. You’ll no longer be calling your landlord when the pipes…

January 2019 | Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

January 2019 | Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

  January continues to build on what was a super strong 2018 market. The number of homes sold is actually down from 138 a year ago to 136 this month. However, the average sales price is up this month to…

Las Alturas | 2018 Area Market Report

Las Alturas | 2018 Area Market Report

Las Alturas is an attractive community with its views of the valley and the Organ Mountains. There were 49 homes sold in 2018, which is 16 homes more than 2017 and 20 more than 2016. The average sales price was…

Real Estate Tip #583

Real Estate Tip #583

Real Estate Tip #538 Your first home may not be your dream home, but it’s the first step.

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

Get Into a Seller’s Mindset

It takes more to sell a home than putting up a listing and hoping for the best. In order to make the most of your home sale, you need to get into the right mindset. Knowing what’s ahead and preparing…

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

Best Tech Tools for Homebuyers

One of the great advantages of being a homebuyer in 2019 is the number of tools you have at your disposal. Never before has a homebuyer had so many options for researching a neighborhood, browsing for homes, or even applying…

Clean the Air in Your Home

Clean the Air in Your Home

It’s that time of the year when we’re all thinking about how clean our homes are. The Marie Kondo craze has many of us clearing out our closets and cabinets in order to make our homes free of clutter. But…

Sonoma Ranch East | 2018 Area Market Report

Sonoma Ranch East | 2018 Area Market Report

Sonoma Ranch East finished just one sold home behind Sonoma West and had the third most home sales in Las Cruces in 2018 coming in at 184 homes sold. In 2017 there were 135 homes sold and in 2016 there…

How To Remove Rust Stains Naturally

How To Remove Rust Stains Naturally

Do you have rust stains in your bathroom or kitchen? Rust stains are caused by mineral deposits from hard water or rusty components that leak, which can leave unsightly marks on tubs, sinks, and toilets. If you’re getting ready to…

Real Estate Tip #562

Real Estate Tip #562

Real Estate Tip #562 Your home only gets one chance at a first impression.

What To Know Before Selling

What To Know Before Selling

If 2019 is the year you want to sell your home, then there are some things you should know before you do it. In fact, the more time you can spend getting organized and preparing your home before it hits…

Soledad Canyon | 2018 Area Market Report

Soledad Canyon | 2018 Area Market Report

Soledad Canyon is very unique as it sits at the base of the Organ Mountains and is different with it’s natural Southwest landscaping. The number of homes sold in 2018 was 37 homes, in 2017, it was 2 less homes…

Mesilla Area | 2018 Area Market Report

Mesilla Area | 2018 Area Market Report

Welcome to the 2018 Mesilla Area market report! Mesilla’s Historical Background gives it an edge when it comes to home sales. There were 105 homes sold in 2018 and in 2017. How often does that happen? In 2016, there were…

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

Competing Against an All-Cash Offer

You found a home you love. You made an offer that you thought couldn’t be beat. But it was – by an all-cash offer from another buyer. Although buyers who pay for homes with cash are attractive in many markets,…

Tidy Your Home With KonMari

Tidy Your Home With KonMari

If you have Netflix, then you may have tuned in to the new show Tidying Up. It’s based on the best-selling book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, written by Marie Kondo. In the show, Marie Kondo demonstrates her…

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

You’ve probably heard that the real estate market hits it peak in spring and summer, when kids are out of school and families have time to make the transition. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t be in the market…

2019 Home Design Trends

2019 Home Design Trends

Happy New Year! It’s 2019 – are you ready for a home décor re-boot? It’s that time of year when many homeowners want to declutter, get organized, and try out new looks in their living spaces. Are you one of…