Halloween Fun This Weekend in Albuquerque

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Are you ready to get spooky this weekend in Albuquerque? Here are some goulish events coming up that are perfect for any age! Ghouls on Parade: Halloween Festival & Parade 2022 Welcome to Ghouls on Parade presented by New Mexico Entertainment Magazine. Ghouls on Parade is a festival and costume parade celebrating the spirit of Halloween. The festival section of … Read More

Check Out These Hot “Just Listed” Albuquerque Properties!

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Just listed! These latest Albuquerque properties for sale are just what the real estate market has been waiting for. Whether you’re looking for the perfect starter home or ready to upgrade your lifestyle, these homes have what you need. Feel free to contact Sandi Pressley and her team at 505-263-2173 to get more information and schedule a viewing of these … Read More

Important Questions to Ask When Buying a Home in Albuquerque

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Because Albuquerque home inventory is low, some buyers might panic and buy before they are ready, which means they might end up with a home that isn’t right for them. You should take your time when searching for a home. Your patience might lead you to miss out on a few homes, but you’ll be glad you did. Take your … Read More

Can You Back Out of a Home Sale if You Get a Higher Offer?

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Albuquerque home sellers sometimes find themselves accepting an offer only to receive an even higher offer shortly afterwards. There can be a lot of strategic juggling involved, but generally, a seller cannot back out without facing legal repercussions. As soon as you agree to a sale, you’re bound by the terms drawn up by the real estate agent. The contract … Read More

Should You Buy or Build Your First Home in Albuquerque?

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The experience of owning your first home in Albuquerque can be exciting, but it can also be challenging. You need to consider many factors before building or buying a new home. Choosing between buying and building is tricky, as both options have their advantages and disadvantages. Several factors need to be considered, including location, cost, budget, space, sustainability, family size, … Read More

Get Ready for the 2022 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta!

October is almost here, and everyone in Albuquerque, as well as the rest of the word, knows what that means – The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! The fiesta is scheduled to start on October 1st and run through the 9th. This is a particularly special fiesta, as the 2020 event was canceled. But even better yet, this is the 50th … Read More

How Do Construction Loans Work?

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Building a custom home rather than buying an existing property in Albuquerque might require a construction loan. This type of loan covers only the cost of building a custom house and covers a short time period. Your home must then be completed before you can apply for a mortgage. You use the mortgage to pay for your completed home. A … Read More

Wrap Up Summer in Albuquerque With These Fun Festivals

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Get ready to wrap up summer this month in Albuquerque with these fun festivals and market. There’s something to do for the whole family this weekend! New Mexico Shakespeare Festival 2022 We are delighted to announce that our exciting 2022 season will run August 5th – September 3. King Lear will be directed by Debi Kierst The play is about … Read More

Easier Ways to Remove Old Wallpaper

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Do you enjoy removing wallpaper? Of course not! It’s a task that never reaches the top 10 “fun things to do” list for most people. But if you’re planning to sell your home in Albuquerque, then removing old wallpaper really is a must. So how do you remove it without removing your sanity as well? Hopefully your walls were primed … Read More

Albuquerque Home Buying Misconceptions

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Are you ready to buy your first home in Albuquerque? If so, it can be an exciting time. But times change, and some of the things that were true in the past about home buying are not true anymore. There are also a number of misconceptions circulating that can confuse a home buyer, whether it’s your first home or your … Read More