It's our pleasure each month to review the latest Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® (GAAR) statistics for you and we also like to take a quarterly look as cumulative figures are released every three months. Quarterly results are arguably more indicative of general market trends, as they are better at smoothing out the contours of … Continue reading Quarterly Statistics Demonstrate Rising Albuquerque Area Real Estate Market
Viewing your home is, more often than not, the most important factor for a prospective buyer. And just because we're fast approaching Halloween season, doesn't mean that you can get away with your own version of a house of horror... Seriously, though, here are seven things that you really need to pay attention to when … Continue reading How To Ensure You Give Home Viewers A Warm Welcome
This week's big news that Albuquerque is bidding to become the location of Amazon's second headquarters is an exciting new twist in the area's developing profile as a center of excellence in the tech field. Of course we're some way off from knowing if the city will be successful, but what is already certain is … Continue reading What Our Area’s Growth as a Tech Center Could Mean for Home Owners
Although they've been a favorite topic for our blogs over the years, we realized that it's been a little while since we sat back and reflected on where mortgage rates currently are. So maybe a catch up is in order. The simple fact remains that still low rates continue to greatly inform the Albuquerque area … Continue reading Mortgage Rates – Still The Great Enabler
It's been very well documented that one of the key reasons millennials cite for not being able to buy a home is student debt. A recent study showed that among those millennials who still don't own a home (8 in 10!), 83% felt their student loan debt had adversely affected their ability to purchase. The … Continue reading New Steps To Help Those With Student Debt To Buy A Home
We’ve just had an opportunity to study the latest statistics, released today, for September, from the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors (GAAR) and they provide encouraging reading for sellers considering listing their homes this fall. We immediately noticed a 14.9% improvement in detached pending sales in September, indicating a very strong likelihood that we will … Continue reading Latest Albuquerque Area Real Estate Statistics Show Great Promise For Fall
We've devoted considerable blog space in recent weeks to the importance of keeping your home on the market for what promises to be another busy run-in to year end. If you were considering taking your home off the market for a few months, we hope that we've helped to convince you that really isn't a … Continue reading You’re Ready To Sell This Fall – But Is Your Agent About To Take A Rest?
In Friday's blog, we looked at some of the risks that come with waiting until next year to sell your home. Today we'd like to develop this theme and consider some of the more unique aspects of selling your home in the fall and winter. Fewer homes for sale - The real estate industry makes a great … Continue reading What You’ll Miss If You Wait Until Spring To Sell Your Home