Santa Fe Real Estate: FAQ Gem? Fixer? Get Home Inspection!

Real Estate Broker/Owner with eXp Realty LLC NM Broker License 16161

Emily Medvec Santa Fe Realtor

Buyers how do you know your fixer is not a diamond in the rough or your gem is not a fixer? The appearance of a home can be deceiving especially if you are relocating from outside of Santa Fe. Why? Santa Fe is known as the City Different and in many ways our housing fits the same category. Our roofs are flat. Some of our homes in the Historic Districts are made of mud. Although our climate is in the high desert, mold and termites manage to survive and enjoy our clean air, 7500 feet above sea level altitude and more sunshine than rain. We have all four seasons and sometimes pipes freeze, wood rots, roofs leak, wiring may still be aluminum and home foundations settle. Many homes were built before 1978 and lead paint is still possible to find along with radon.

This is why it is beyond important not to trust your own eyes or mine or buy it just from looking at the pictures online! Although I help people buy and sell fixer-uppers to luxury homes, I am not a home inspector. In fact, the home inspection industry is still emerging in all of New Mexico as our home inspectors are not licensed by the state and virtually anyone can be one. Yes, it is 2012, but this is the reality.


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Our Santa Fe real estate market is a local one. Search All Santa Fe Listings Here and get results in both an easy list or map search. If you want to see a SOLD sign on your property or you want to make a lifestyle change by moving here, call me at 505-660-4541 to schedule a real estate consultation. No one has time or money to waste in this new landscape of real estate online. I am available to help you and make a positive difference in your real estate experience. Remember dreams are made a reality only when you act on them. Emily Medvec

Today, I represent Sellers and Buyers in all price ranges in Santa Fe and throughout northern New Mexico. My focus is to use my experience, vision and strategies to find you opportunities and solutions. My goal is always to save you time and money whether you are selling or buying any type of Santa Fe real estate, including homes, land, town homes, condominiums, ranches and commercial property. Here are recent reviews from my past clients about my know-how and service. Until you are ready to Buy or Sell, let's connect and learn more about each other on Facebook or Twitter

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Paula Bradfield
Bradfield Ramsey Group - Salida, CO
Your Salida Colorado area Realtor Team

Great use of words...gem/fixer, Emily. So true. How do they know? I will remember this phrase!

Jun 03, 2012 12:30 PM #1
Mona Gersky
MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC - Sylva, NC
GRI,IMSD-Taking the mystery out of real estate.

Emily, I can't even imagine buying a house without seeing it in person or without a home inspection.  That would be crazy behavior.

Jun 03, 2012 01:08 PM #2
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Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM
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