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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Michael Birdsong answered:
Red River seems to be holding tough, and on this house there are no HOA's.
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Fri May 18, 2012
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
Hi Laura,

It could be possible. You can use the following resources to start your search:

http://santafe.craigslist.org/apa
http://www.taoshouserentals.com

Be careful with resources such as Craigslist, as there have been issues by some regarding scams.


Leigh-Jo
Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
If you go to http://maps.yahoo.com and type in your starting address in the 'Get Directions' option, then type in 2200 Sunport SE, Albuquerque into the 'B' field, you'll get an accurate estimation of distance and time.

From Taos in general, it is 134.62 miles and depending on speed, can take about 2 1/2 hours. Hope this helps.

Leigh-Jo
Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Emily Medvec answered:
First, begin by contacting the local Taos Board of Realtors for contact information on the several of your local brokerages. Then call the managing broker and ask them to make a referral to an expereinced agent and/or property manager who can begin to work with you to find your rent with option to purchase home. The phone is 575-758-7411 and their web site is www.taosmls.net. My recommend would be to find an experienced Realtor who knows your market and would be best informed on current opportunties. Best of luck in your efforts! ... more
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Fri Nov 4, 2011
Boris Russanov answered:
Your experienced local Real Estate Agent can provide this information for you.
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Thu Sep 8, 2011
Tracy and Tego Venturi answered:
My recommendation would be to to ask for a professional measurement on the house as a contingency of your offer. Also, any appraisal done will include a sqft measurement.
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Mon Aug 22, 2011
Erik Overn answered:
Minimum of twenty-five characters to say "Following up."
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Mon Apr 25, 2011
Trevor Huntingford answered:
Hey Connie - I will almost bet the lender will request a copy of the expired or cancelled listing agreement and that should solve any confusion. I ran into this myself before several years ago and the contract was the only thing that mattered to them as our listings filter into so many websites these days that many linger on forever it seems.

Hope things work out for your folks.

Trevor
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Sun Oct 3, 2010
Monir Mamoun answered:
Josejose, "not well" is the answer. You gotta have a score of 620+ to get the best rates. You could work with a credit repair company like LexingtonLaw.com to fix it. You should be able to get into the upper 600s or 700s in a few months if your credit is not a complete disaster. They can fix a lot for you -- make sure you keep on top of it though.

You can read my blog series Top 10 Credit Myths at the link below. Good luck!
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Brandon DENT answered:
Since Rio Rancho grew more and faster than anywhere in NM, it also collapsed more... Meaning prices fell more than anywhere here... Combined with the fact that there's alway been an abundance of homes, but a shortage of rentals and commercial property to support it's population makes it ideal for investments. ... more
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Mon Jun 21, 2010
Rudy Bachraty answered:
Hi Lloyd!

We don't display a 6 month historical but you can see the latest market trends for Arroyo Secco in the link below. And as Anna mentioned, a local real estate professional should be able to provide you with any data you need.

Good luck!
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Mon Apr 12, 2010
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Fri Jan 15, 2010
Jim Kimmons answered:
Joan,

NM is a privacy state, so sales are not posted in newspapers, etc. They are reported to the county for tax purposes, but that's about it. I'd love it if you'd write some design posts for my blog (link below), which should give you some exposure, but I'm not allowed to give out sold addresses from the MLS.

You could also cultivate some relationships with real estate people who work mostly with vacation home buyers, though the market right now is pretty slow. I know I would give out references fro interior design to my buyers if they asked.
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Wed Apr 22, 2009
Voices Member answered:
Gerald, This may sum up the IRS take on the credit for you..... http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=206291,00.html
http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=206293,00.html ... http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5405.pdf

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Fri Oct 24, 2008
Katharine Fly answered:
Ask about the well and septic system, how new, how deep and if any inspections have been done. Check on any encroachments on the property by utility companies. Check out www.usda.gov about assistance the government might be offering in the form of incentive loans for rural areas. Always check with a local lender to see if they have experience with your type of situation. If you are a first time home buyer or if you have not lived in a home you owned for more than 3 years, you may qualify for a New Mexico Finance Authority (MFA) First time home buyers grant of 3% of the purchase price to use towards your down payment. ... more
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Tue Jul 29, 2008
The Hagley Group answered:
I found a contact for Las Vegas, New Mexico....she may be able to direct you to a specific city.....Ms. Rita Sanchez, Intake Housing Manager at (505) 425-9463
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