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By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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First of all, we hope you and your family had a fantastic Thanksgiving Day and if you've been shopping today that you found the bargains you were looking for.Thanksgiving always heralds in the start of the Christmas season and, rather less joyously, another annual tradition we get to see in the r...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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The Thanksgiving holiday is almost upon us and we couldn't help but be inspired by a recent feature on Albuquerque at movebuddha.comThe article called "38 Tips on Moving to Albuquerque, NM: Relocation Guide." highlights the good, and not so positive, aspects of living in the city, which any guide...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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It's great to be able to report that the positive market trends we've been seeing all year in the Albuquerque area real estate market appear to be continuing deep into the fall.The latest statistics, for October, recently released by Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® (GAAR) are perhaps...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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In retrospect, it was perhaps inevitable that financial markets would react to the election result last week, regardless of who won.After an immediate downward reaction to the result, stock markets quickly rallied, which caused bonds, a safe-haven investment when stocks are unattractive, to sudde...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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Every few months, we like to review and contextualize the latest Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® quarterly statistics for you, especially as they provide a wider perspective of market trends than month-to-month reports.Once again, it's very pleasing to be able to tell you that the re...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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Many homeowners will remember the pain caused by The Great Recession years, not least the dramatic effect it often had on the home equity they had built-up.How great, then, to be able to report that home equity has been making a stunning comeback over the past few years of recovery.According to a...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
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Screws.... yes, screws. Mr. Inspector, you mean to tell me that you are writing up that the screws that hold the dead-front cover on the electrical panel are wrong? That seems pretty picky sir! There is a reason for using the correct screws, and yes, it is an electrical defect if the correct scre...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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It would be fair to say that this blog hasn't exactly been reticent to extol the virtues of buying a home rather than renting.At the end of last week, Trulia.com announced that buying a home is now on average 37.7% cheaper than renting, on a nationwide basis, for households who move every seven ...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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We were intrigued to read an article on the Business Insider website earlier this week that provided yet more evidence that millennials (people born between 1977 and 2000) are finally purchasing their own homes in more significant numbers.The article quotes Jeffrey Mezger, CEO of one of KB Homes,...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
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Trees.... we all love trees. Trees provide shade for us, our homes, and helps to purify our air that we breathe. Where trees don't belong is planted right beside the structure of our homes. I see it all the time, usually it's the builder with their landscaping packages. They put these cute little...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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We were intrigued by a recent KOB4 article - see below - that focused on how Albuquerque is changing and adapting to accommodate more and more tourists.With a great mix of affordable outdoor attractions, climate and a diverse cultural program, the area is already nationally recognized as a top su...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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We've devoted quite a lot of space in recent blogs to the simple truth, despite the myths, that fall and winter are great times to sell your home and especially so at present with high buyer demand sustaining extremely well and still very low mortgage rates.Would it therefore surprise you to lear...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
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We learned a long time ago that plumbing must be vented to allow smooth flow through the drain pipes. The way architecture is in our world today; people are putting water fixtures and sinks everywhere! The problem was the venting. Conventional wisdom had them running up the walls and through the ...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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The latest set of real estate market stats, just issued by the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® (GAAR), show exciting home price growth in September.Compared with the same period last year, the median detached price rose 18.4 percent to $195,000, while the the average detached price g...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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While it's inevitable that, once the dust has settled, the election result, will ultimately have a positive, neutral or negative effect on the homes market, right now there appears to be no discernible effect at all, with barely over a month left before the big day on November 8th.The market is ...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
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Are Re-Inspections important? You betcha!!You have put a contract on your dream home and have had a Home Inspection done and discover some problems that are in dire need of repair. The seller agrees to have them fixed, and gets back to you they have been done. Great, are you sure? Did they do the...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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Sometimes it's easy to overlook just how great current real estate market conditions are in the Albuquerque area.In so many ways, it's a win-win for sellers and buyers, thanks in no small measure, of course, to the continuance of low mortgage rates that, in spite of low inventory of available hom...
By Stephanie & John Webb, Stephanie Webb Co-Owner, Latte Stone Realty, LLC
(Latte Stone Realty LLC)
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We have the pleasure of vacationing in many places throughout New Mexico, Colorado, California and Arizona on a yearly basis and I have many posts to share, but today I wanted to share my camping experience at Willow Creek Campground in Heron Lake State Park.  Now when I say camping I really mean...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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If your home isn't selling, there could of course be a wide range of reasons for this. But in such a buoyant market as the one we're currently enjoying, it's a good bet that your lack of success could well be because your asking price is too high.One of the key skills of a top performing real est...
By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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Last weekend marked a significant moment in mortgage finance history as the new, so-called "trended" credit data was launched.We initially looked at trended credit data back in May. However, its planned introduction date of June 25th was postponed until last weekend, so we can now finally look fo...

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