Today More Single Women Are Home Buyers

In today’s housing market, more and more single women are becoming homeowners. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 19% of all homebuyers are single women, while only 10% are single men. If you’re a single woman trying to buy your first home, this should be encouraging. It means other people are making their dreams a reality – so […]

Santa Fe NM Buyer News: More Inventory!

One of the biggest hurdles buyers have faced over the past few years has been a lack of homes available for sale. But that’s starting to change. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show there are more homes on the market in 2024 than there have been in any of the past several […]

Santa Fe NM Stats: 4th Qtr 2023

(Santa Fe, NM – January 3, 2024)  City of Santa Fe median home prices fell by 8.3% from $599,750 in the 4th Quarter of 2022 to $550,000 this 4th quarter in 2023. City home sales decreased by 21.8% with 147 units sold this 4th Quarter compared to 188 in the 4th Quarter of 2022.  During this […]

Why Today’s Seller’s Market Is Good for Your Bottom Line

Thinking about selling your house and wondering if now’s a good time to do it? Here’s what you need to know about a seller’s market. Even though the number of homes for sale has been growing this year, there still aren’t enough homes on the market for all the buyers who want to buy. So, what does that mean […]

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024

If one of the goals on your list is selling your house and making a move this year, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement about what’s ahead and feeling a little sentimental about your current home. A great way to balance those emotions and make sure you’re confident in your decision is to keep these three best practices […]

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Spring ahead. Here’s why. 1. Take Advantage of Lower Mortgage Rates Last October, […]

The Latest 2024 Housing Market Forecast

The new year is right around the corner, and you might be wondering if 2024 will be the right time to buy or sell a home. If you want to make the most informed decision possible, it’s important to know what the experts have to say about about the housing market forecast. Spoiler alert: the projections may […]

Overcome Your Fears About Today’s Housing Market

You don’t need to be scared when buying or selling a home in today’s housing market. Let’s connect today to make the market less scary for you. Learn more about the Real Estate Market with Emily Medvec and find out what properties are on the market today in Santa Fe.

Five Unbeatable Reasons Investors Should See 138 Fiesta St In Santa Fe NM

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Real estate investment is all about location, potential, and, most importantly, return on investment (ROI). This downtown property located near the Historic Plaza offers a compelling case for why investors should seriously consider adding it to their portfolios. Here are five reasons you can’t afford to overlook this golden opportunity. More Images For 138 Fiesta […]

Growing Your Net Worth with Homeownership

Take a moment to imagine where you want to be in a few years. You might be thinking about your job, money, wanting more stability, or goals you want to reach soon. Is homeownership a part of that vision? If it is, you should know owning a home has a whole lot of financial benefits. One of […]

Are Grandparents Moving To Be Closer to Their Grandkids?

During the pandemic, many people distanced themselves from their loved ones for health reasons. Grandparents were told to stay away from their grandkids, especially as schools started to open. That’s because it would have been risky to visit with their grandchildren who may have gotten sick from school. Now that the pandemic has passed, many grandparents want […]

Gen Z: The Next Generation Is Making Moves in the Housing Market

Generation Z (Gen Z) is eager to put down their own roots and achieve financial independence. As a result, they’re turning to homeownership. 30% of Gen Z buyers transitioned straight from living under their parents’ roofs to owning their own homes. That is according to the latest Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report from the National Association of […]

12 Alamo Creek Dr: Santa Fe Luxury & Views!

OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY NOV 5th from 12:15 – 1:45 pm | NEW PRICE OVER $200k OFF!!! $1,595,000 WELCOME to Casa Verde, a unique Santa Fe Style custom double adobe home with 14ft ceilings, recently flawlessly reimagined into a paradigm of luxury, offering sweeping, unhindered vistas of the serene mountains, punctuated by the awe-inspiring spectacle […]

Land of Opportunity: 19 Del Charro Rd

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Why delay your Santa Fe future? Think about it. Are you tired of Santa Fe’s low home inventory? Ditto for competitive offers? Are you disappointed when the price is right but the home needs MORE work than your taste and style? Then it’s time to seriously consider building your dream home. Why at 19 Del […]

FAQ: What is “talking” Santa Fe?

What is “talking” Santa Fe? Here is a short list to get you fluent in our local lingo called talking Santa Fe. Some are words like Zozobra which describe an annual September event. Others like canale are ones you frequently ask me about when we talk about our flat roofs or when I am helping you relocate to Santa Fe to make your lifestyle change. […]

New Listing: Rancho Viejo Hidden Gem

Step into unparalleled value in the heart of Windmill Ridge. This fine home with Rancho Viejo charm, nestles on a premium view lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. As you arrive the sweeping vistas of Jemez, Sangre de Cristo and Sandia Mountains will welcome you. Every corner of this abode radiates with natural […]

Four Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

If you’re a homeowner, odds are your home  equity has grown significantly over the last few years. Equity builds over time as home values grow and as you pay down your home loan. And, since home prices skyrocketed during the ‘unicorn’ years, you’ve likely gained more than you think. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, the average homeowner has more […]

FAQ: Inflation and Your Mortgage Interest

When you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how does this decision affect you and your plans to buy a home? Here’s what you need to know. The Fed is trying hard to reduce inflation. And even though there’s been 12 […]

Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise you don’t have the clarity you need on that topic. Part of the issue is how headlines are talking about prices. They’re basing their negative news by comparing current stats to the last few […]

The Main Reason Mortgage Rates Are So High

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Today’s mortgage rates are top-of-mind for many homebuyers right now. As a result, if you’re thinking about buying for the first time or selling your current house to move into a home that better fits your needs, you may be asking yourself these two questions:  Here’s context you need to help answer those questions. 1. […]

Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices

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Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices As the housing market continues to change, you may be wondering where it’ll go from here. One factor you’re probably thinking about is home prices, which have come down a bit since they peaked last June. And you’ve likely heard something in the news or on social […]

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American, says: “. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, as lending standards in this housing cycle have been much tighter and homeowners have historically […]

The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream

Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd found the majority of people polled still view homeownership as a key life achievement. Let’s explore just a few of the reasons why so many Americans continue to value homeownership. The Financial Benefits […]

Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

In an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it’s topped the list, either. Real estate has been on a winning streak for the past eight years, consistently gaining traction as the best long-term investment (see graph below): If you’re thinking about purchasing a home this year, this […]

More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon

While some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring to list their houses, you should know – homebuyers aren’t waiting. Demand is high today as more people are trying to beat rising mortgage rates. As a result, eager buyers are entering the market or moving their plans up so they can make their purchases as […]

The Perks of Owning More Than One Home

Many things have changed over the past couple of years, and real estate is no exception. One impact is an increased desire to own more than one home. According to the recent Luxury Market Report from Luxury Home Marketing: “As trends such as remote working and flexi-hours took hold in 2021, so too did the flexibility of relocating as well […]

What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?

You may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best move possible. Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Respond to Inflation There’s […]

Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership?

Financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership, but it’s also important to understand that the nonfinancial and personal benefits are why so many people genuinely fall in love with their homes. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of emotional attachment because of the comfort it provides, but also because it’s a […]