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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Everest Peak, Inc.



On Tuesday we looked at the recent Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors (GAAR) quarterly market report for January, February and March and noted that, for the first quarter since the third quarter of 2014, the number of new detached listings had increased.Given that the increase was 2.69%,...
In addition to our monthly analysis of local real estate statistics generated by the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors (GAAR), we have now also started to look more closely at their quarterly analysis, in order to spot sustained trends by using a slightly wider lens, as it were.GAAR has...
When you really sit down and think about it, entrusting your home sale with the right agent is a pretty crucial and far reaching decision.Get it wrong and it can cost you dearly and could mean your home remains unsold, or doesn't realize its true market value.To help you with the process, we thou...
We keep saying it, but this really is a great time to buy a home.Whether it's your first home, or you're upgrading, or even if you're planning to downsize, there are some quite compelling reasons why you might not want to put off your purchase any longer:Ultra-Low Mortgage Rates - As we wrote in ...
What a wild ride! - mortgage rates continue to tumble.Given that there were widespread expert predictions at the end of 2015 that rates would progressively climb to somewhere between 4.5% and 4.65% during this year, the contrasting story of mortgage rates so far in 2016 is already remarkable by a...
Statistics for March, just published by the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors (GAAR), make great reading for home sellers in the area, as the busiest months of the real estate year approach.Compared with a year ago, the average number of days a home is on the market before it sells decr...
With winter now well and truly behind us, we can all now look forward to the warmer months to come.It's a great time, however, to make some simple checks around the home so that everything is set well in advance of summer.And of course if you're planning to sell your home soon, there's even more ...
 It's never very long before we revisit the subject of renting on these blog pages.This is because we are firmly of the view that if ever there was a time to make the leap into home ownership it is right now.And the key reason we say this inevitably brings us to perhaps our most covered subject i...
Right now is a really great time for investing in property, so what better way to conclude our mini-series of retrospective blogs looking back at our all-time best tips for investors.So here goes:Stick to the figures - Investment is very much about cold assessment of the facts in front of you. Pr...

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