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Samantha, Home Buyer in Santa Fe, NM
Samantha asked:
Purchasing a foreclosure or renting a small 2 or 3 bdrm single family home (1000 sq ft) Would appreciate 3 most imp things learned from buyers only. First time buying a foreclosure and have owned homes and rented before. Most concerned about buying/renting in a great location (no crime) and no financial mistakes in this process. thank…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
Suddenly can't see pictures of listings! Help!
Try Chrome. I've not had issues using it.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Aaron Borrego, Real Estate Pro in 87501
Aaron Borrego answered:
No Lot SIZE listed ??
Looks like the lot is 0.385163 of an acre. Let me know if you have any more questions. Thanks!

Aaron Borrego
Logic Real Estate
505-577-0740
santaferealtyproperties.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Debra Liggett, Real Estate Pro in 87506
Debra Liggett answered:
I am wondering why there are so many homes for sale in Santa Fe? Is there a problem causing people to want to sell?
Hi Nance, The number of active listings in Santa Fe (87506) dropped by 5.1% from the previous month. Please feel free to visit my website at www.debraliggett.com and click on "market t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 31, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Guin White, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Guin White answered:
I have noticed that there are quite a large number of properties on the market at this time and am wondering why? Are there issues?
Spring and summer are considered the listing season. As such, we usually see more listing activity during these months. Also due to increased buyer interest lately, more sellers are tes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 31, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Guin White, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Guin White answered:
Is it normal for the Seller to pay for Title Insurance for the Buyer?
Hi Debi. Although this point is negotiable, it is typical for the seller to pay for Title Insurance for the Buyer in Santa Fe.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 31, 2015 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
Why do houses have reverse osmosis sytems?
Hard or distasteful water supply, the reverse osmosis is a process to purify and clean the water for household consumption. Check the fence and cement walk ways for gold colored stains ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 14, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I'm looking to make an offer on multiple lots owned by one owner. What's a reasonable price reduction for buying 5 lots?
Tyler,
Without knowing a lot more, it's hard to say. Your asking for a volume discount, but you're assuming the seller has a better idea of the value than you do. Just because a lis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 24, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe County
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Are sellers at all responsible for cleaning a home before the closing in New Mexico?
I think that in general, most people clean before they close a house just about anywhere. It helps to make it much easier for the new people moving in. It can be really difficult to get ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
David Harmon, Home Buyer in Williams, AZ
David Harmon answered:
By the way...this website and others like it are very unreliable sources of information. Want to be mi-informed? Stay on this site.
Sorry, this posted as Williams Az, not about there. This is about Edgewood and Tijeras New Mexico.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Home Buying in Edgewood
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
What to do when seller refuses to give an extension for specialists to view multiple problems in initial inspection?
Oh no! Snagged in an old question trap! WARNING...Bernardo has left the building...this is an outdated question dredged up somehow for some unknown reason...avoid answering it....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 4, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
gdy459, Home Buyer in 87010
gdy459 answered:
I would like to know what are the advantages or disadvantages of a shared well in Santa Fe as opposed to community water?
Many if not most of neighborhood wells are shared in SF area. There are not really and pro's or con's, just logic.

Make sure there is an HOA for the well. If not then make one. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 3, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Allen Smith, Renter in 87501
Allen Smith asked:
Hello, i have inquired about 3 different flats at 206 Mckenzie st. with no response. A friend made 2 appointments to look at the property for me. No one showed up. i am interested in the rentals but doi not know what else to do. Currently out of the country.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
commercial a…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
commercial appraiser answered:
My house information is incorrect on Trulia. How can I correct that?
Trulia's data usually comes from third parties, you need to contact them. Start with the county assessor.



Commercial Appraiser
310.337.1973
http://www.harriscompanyr3ec.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in 87501
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I have a complaint about a realtor who responded to a Trulia inquiry with false information. How do I report him, and will he be accountable?
If you would like accurate data, curious as to why you are not working with an agent of your own to begin with, he/she can better help with your search, provide accurate and necessary i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 25, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Melissa Cham…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Melissa Chambers answered:
what was the selling price of 65 Condesa Road ?
It sold for $493,000
If you need help with anything else let me know!
Melissa chambers 505 660-7302
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 11, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Nona Byznes, Other/Just Looking in Santa Fe, NM
Nona Byznes answered:
One of many of the homes i'm looking at in Santa Fe has a rare basement. What is water damage like in santa fe, where i live now, its a huge?
Surprisingly, mold can be an issue in SFe. Mold spores can lie dormant for years, but spring to life with the monsoons. If you are sensitive to mold, have a mold inspection done during ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Leigh-Jo Anz…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
Where are the kid friendly neighborhoods to look at in Santa Fe? We're a younger couple with an 11 yr old boy. Also, what are the most sought
Hello,

This website may help you see what activities, etc. that are available for kids. It can then guide you to neighborhoods that area nearby.

Go to: http://santafe.org/Visit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 29, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Spencer Rals…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Spencer Ralston answered:
How high is a typical courtyard wall and what is the cost per linear foot?
Allowable wall heights are governed by a Homeowners Association (HOA)'s Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs). If the property is not in an HOA, but is in the city, then the ci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 11, 2014 Home Buying in Santa Fe
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