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Steve Rizika, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Steve Rizika answered:
What percentage of homes are bought online without a physical tour?
None. It is a stupid idea. Don't do it and don't accept an offer if you are a seller. Something is fishy and behind the refrigerator there is no dead fish.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 10, 2013 Home Buying in 87501
Andrew Fox, Real Estate Pro in Clarksville, TN
Andrew Fox answered:
Is it safe living along the Turquoise Trial between Cerillos and Santa Fe? I've read that you better have a gun and know how to use it:/
I am located in Clarksville, TN but would love the opportunity to connect you with a great local agent in Santa Fe. I work for Coldwell Banker and we pride ourselves in relocatuion serv ... more
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Karen Boggs, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Karen Boggs answered:
One of the local Brokers indicated that there had been some 65 homes sold in Eldorado in the past six months. What is the Average PSF Sale Price ?
Good evening Princess, CNE.

There have actually been 86 sold and closed in the past six months.

The average sales price per sq. ft. within the last 30 days is $97.78. This is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 3, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Lou Gonzales, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Lou Gonzales answered:
I saw a Santa Fe,NM home on the Today Show on homes under 300k segment last week and havent been able to find it again
Please check with Sue Garfitt the listing agent: wesellsantafe@comcast.net.
Also, please tell her I sent you to her website! Thanks, Lou G. Santa Fe Properties, Inc.
505-660-909 ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Christopher Doyle,ABR, SRES answered:
I notice there are always so many homes for sale in Eldorado, why is this?
They are the best values right now. So they sell!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Katrina Casw…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Katrina Caswell answered:
Im looking for rent home, its really hard to find something, do you have some options?
Send me your email and I can send you a rental list. Katrina Caswell Keller Williams Realty
katrina.caswell@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Charlie Prob…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Charlie Probert answered:
WOULD APPRECIATE SEE INTERIOR PHOTOS, PLEASE. THANKS.
Good afternoon. Thanks for your question. What property are you inquiring about? I am sure that we can find some interior photos and send them off to you. If you will provide me with t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Are sellers at all responsible for cleaning a home before the closing in New Mexico?
If your procedures are like ours; you are required to leave it in the repair and condition that the Buyers saw it, when they made their offer.
You would not be expected to bring in a C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 13, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Leigh-Jo Anz…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
My husband and I have always loved coming to Santa Fe and wonder if a second home there would be a solid investment..
Hello,

You're considering it at a perfect time. There are some amazing deals in Santa Fe and a range of neighborhoods to choose from.

What are you looking for in a community?

... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 22, 2013 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
i am thinking of buying a home that I recently looked at in Santa Fe. Should I have an appraisal done?
Unless you are buying with cash the bank or lender will require an appraisal that will have to be at or more than the contracted amount of they will not make the loan. If you are buying ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Rose Lopez-B…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Rose Lopez-Brown answered:
have there been any Twilight Homes recently sold in santa fe n.m. Primo Colores
Hello Joanna, There were several sold in 2011. The latest sold was on 12/29 at $209,990K for a 4bdrm/2bath 1451 sq.ft. Please let me know how I may assist you best with your real esta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 9, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
In the last few months 2 homes were sold in in my street, yet I cannot find them on the "recently sold" heading. Why?
The "RECENTLY SOLD" heading; where?

Only the local MLS is automatically updated; most other references need input.
If this information is critical to you, I suggest you co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Beverly Chap…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Beverly Chapman answered:
We're having a bit of trouble finding a real estate agent and lender who are familiar with FHA financing. Any suggestions?
I have two suggestions for you with regardfs to lenders. As a broker, I have done many FHA closings, if you'd like to use me! However, lenders, I have two favorites! Leroy Baca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 4, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Suzanne Tayl…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Suzanne Taylor answered:
rancho viejo community homes, do you have any opinions on that new build?
Yes, there are many answers to Rancho Viejo, if you like that area and want to live there it is a great place to be. If you are an investor that is another story. Are you going to liv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Buying in 87507
TRAVIS BILLI…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
TRAVIS BILLINGHAM answered:
I am interested in purchasing a home in SANTA FE. what is the tip on buying a short sale and or forclosure? How do you bid?
Do you need a Realtor recommendation for Santa Fe? The commissions are almost always paid by the seller, so you could get an expert to represent you for free. Let me know if I can hel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Buying in 87507
Moo Thorpe, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Moo Thorpe answered:
Are there any investor friendly agents in Santa Fe?
Erik-
Thanks for yuor e-mail! I am an investor freindly agent in Santa Fe! I've been a full time agnet here for 29 years and have broad experiance in may aspects ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Rich Cederbe…, Real Estate Pro in 87110
Rich Cederberg answered:
Zillow.com and Santa Fe, NM
To begin with Zillow is notoriously inaccurate, and since New Mexico is a non-disclosure state, the only data that Zillow has to create their zestimates is the sales data that agents ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 14, 2010 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Zillow.com estimates for Santa Fe
Hi Cat,

Your question is a good one....like most enterprises Zillow has strengths and weaknesses. You have unfortunately identified one of the later.

Essentially, Zillow views re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 3, 2010 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Brandon DENT, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Brandon DENT answered:
My husband and I are looking for land in the Santa Fe or Placitas area where we can build a home in a few years when we retire. We want to build a
Stay away from the areas that have Covenants and Restrictions, usually the developed communities. The more rural areas don't usually have them.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 14, 2012 Home Buying in Santa Fe
Susan Orth, Real Estate Pro in Santa Fe, NM
Susan Orth answered:
i recently put a offer on a house. i checked a realty web site and on the status there is a PENDING PLEASE SHOW. what does this mean?
Isaac,
Generally 'Pending Please Show' means there are outstanding contingencies on the contract such as inspections, loan approval or an appraisal. The seller wants to cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Home Buying in Santa Fe
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