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!

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 of drifting clouds, captivating sunrises, vibrant sunsets and a pure night sky of stars! See More Images Here. This […]

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 […]