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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

It’s a brand new year, and if you’re like most Americans, you’ve made a New Year’s resolution or two. Perhaps you’ve made a commitment to eat better or exercise more. But have you thought about resolutions you can make for…

Home Design Trends for the New Year

Home Design Trends for the New Year

It’s a new year AND new decade! Could there be a better time to update your home’s interior? We don’t think so. Whether you’ve just moved into your new home or you want to refresh your home for sale, we’ve…

2020 Housing Trends

2020 Housing Trends

Not only is it a New Year – but we’re also heading into a new decade! That can bring lots of change, especially if you’re buying a selling a home in 2020. We’ve looked at what the experts have to…

2019 Las Cruces Market Report

2019 Las Cruces Market Report

Hi, I’m Kayla Fikany with Z Real Estate. Welcome to the 2019 Las Cruces market report. This is our year-end report with all the past year’s information. I think this is the one that you’ve all been waiting for and…

December 2019 Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

December 2019 Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

The average sales price for December was 208 thousand, whereas in 2018 it was 182 thousand. That’s a 14 percent increase or almost twenty-six thousand dollars. The number of homes sold was 171 over last year when it was 155.…

When Santa Makes Your Down Payment

When Santa Makes Your Down Payment

Did Santa bring you the cash for a down payment on a home this year? Lucky you! That’s a fantastic gift to receive. However, you must be aware of certain requirements that need to be followed when you’re using a…

5 Ways to Quickly Cozy Up Your Home

5 Ways to Quickly Cozy Up Your Home

The holidays are here, and nothing beats curling up in a cozy home. If you’ve just moved or you’re currently selling, then creating a cozy vibe quickly is a must. Luckily, it doesn’t take tons of time or money to…

How To Choose the Best Agent

How To Choose the Best Agent

If buying or selling a home is on your list for 2020, then you’ll want to start searching for a professional real estate agent to help you during the process. Working with an expert in your market will help make…

Avoid These Winter Home Selling Mistakes

Avoid These Winter Home Selling Mistakes

While winter is often considered the off-season in real estate, that doesn’t mean there aren’t serious homebuyers out there. And though there may be fewer buyers in the market for a home, that doesn’t mean winter isn’t a good time…

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2020

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2020

Is your 2020 New Year’s resolution to buy a home? Congratulations! Buying a home is a major lifetime achievement. Resolving to make it happen brings you even closer to your dream of home ownership. If you want to put yourself…

Improving Your Credit Score

Improving Your Credit Score

Are you hoping to buy a new home in 2020? Then you probably already know how important your credit score will be when applying for a home loan. Your score will help determine the terms you’ll get on a mortgage…

Hosting Holiday Guests in Your New Home

Hosting Holiday Guests in Your New Home

Did Santa bring you an early Christmas gift in the form of a new house? Congratulations! That’s a wonderful way to end the year. If you’re getting ready to host holiday guests in your new home, then it’s time to…

Buying a Home with a Fireplace

Buying a Home with a Fireplace

Is there anything more inviting at this time of year than a roaring fire? If you’re buying a home, then you may be looking at properties that have fireplaces. Perhaps you’re daydreaming about winter afternoons cozied up with a cup…

Holiday Decorating for Home Sellers

Holiday Decorating for Home Sellers

Decorating your home for the holidays is one of life’s big pleasures. But if you’re selling your home this time of year, then you may want to rethink your usual décor. While it isn’t necessary to banish all your decorations…

November 2019 Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

November 2019 Las Cruces Real Estate Market Report

Hi, I’m Kayla Fikany with Z Real Estate. Welcome to the November 2019 Las Cruces real estate report. As always, our goal is to provide you with a quick overview of the Las Cruces market. So for November, there were…

Moving During the Holidays

Moving During the Holidays

You’ve sold your house – congratulations! Signing those closing papers and handing over the keys to new owners can be a great relief. But that means that it’s time to move – during the holiday season, no less. While it…

Giving Thanks to Your New Home

Giving Thanks to Your New Home

Buying a new home is such an exciting – and stressful – experience. It’s one of life’s major milestones, and frankly, it deserves celebrating. You did it! Since this is the week where we here in America give thanks for…

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Your New Home

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Your New Home

Closing on a new home is certainly something to be thankful for this holiday season. But if you’ve just moved in, you may be wondering how you can possibly get it together in time to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Moving…