Should You Go Solar?

Solar energy has been around for several decades, but it’s a trend that’s finally staying to gain more traction. If you live in a sunny place like Albuquerque, solar energy can be a good investment for your home. In fact, according to Project Sunroof’s Solar savings estimator, the average home in Albuquerque can save $14,000 over 20 years by using … Read More

Round Out Summer With These Fun Albuquerque Events

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over. But you can still enjoy the last days of summer in Albuquerque with these upcoming events. Enjoy fresh farm produce, live music, or an exciting soccer match with our local team. There’s still something for everyone to enjoy in Albuquerque. Here are some of the events you can look forward to this … Read More

What You Should Know About Pre-Approval Vs. Pre-Qualification

Are you in the market for a home purchase in Albuquerque? One of the first steps (if not the very first) a buyer will take in the home buying process is getting pre-qualified and/or pre-approved. For many first-time home buyers, the difference between these processes is unknown, however, it is critical to understand the difference. In most instances, the current … Read More

Buying Your First Home in Albuquerque? Here’s Why You Need Guidance.

Homeowners receiving their new house keys

If you plan to buy your first home in Albuquerque, you’re certainly not alone. There’s a growing trend this year in home sales across the nation – first-time home buyers. In fact, last month in June, first-time home buyers made up 35% of home sales nationwide. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) had this to say about the rise in … Read More

Spice Up Your Kitchen With a Backsplash

Kitchen backsplash tile

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to add some spice to your kitchen? Adding a backsplash is a practical way to add aesthetic value to your kitchen. And if you plan to sell your home in Albuquerque, a good looking backsplash will be one more thing about your kitchen to attract home buyers. Usually most people use porcelain or … Read More

You Can Buy a Home in Albuquerque With a Lower Income and Credit Score

FHA Loan

Do you want to buy a home in Albuquerque, but don’t have the best credit or a high income? Don’t give up, because your goal of owning a home can become a reality, even in these uncertain times. If you don’t qualify for a conventional mortgage, you may qualify for one of a couple of government-backed loan options – the … Read More

Should You Buy a FSBO in Albuquerque Without an Agent?

Home For Sale By Owner

If you’ve been looking to buy a home in Albuquerque, you may have seen some homes for sale by the owner, otherwise known as a FSBO. That means they are not selling their home with the help of a real estate agent. You may be tempted to deal with them without an egent of your own, thinking it will save … Read More

3 Differences Between the Limited and Standard 203(k) FHA Loans

Comparing home loans

You’ve found a home for sale in Albuquerque in the ideal neighborhood, and it’s priced just right. But something is holding you back from making the deal. Could it be the outdated appliances, dark brown exterior, and wall-to-wall carpeting? You can make it the home of your dreams with an FHA 203(k) renovation loan. This type of loan will let … Read More

Mistakes to Avoid When Flipping a Home in Albuquerque

Flipping Home Graphic

Is flipping homes in Albuquerque a good way to make money? Many people are looking for new ways to bring in an income, and flipping homes may sound like a smart business move. It can be, but only if you do it right. Flipping homes ends up being harder and more expensive than most people realize. And if you think … Read More

Find Your Perfect Home in Corrales

If you’re looking to buy a home in the Albuquerque area that combines the feel of the country with the conveniences of the big city, take a look at what the Village of Corrales has to offer. Located along the Rio Grande river, nature lovers appreciate the beauty of the area, enhanced by the Rio Grande Bosque, a greenbelt to … Read More