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Monday, March 18, 2019   /   by Elizabeth Karsten

Why Selling Homes For Sale by Owner in Albuquerque, NM is a Waste of Time

If you’re considering selling your Albuquerque home, you might be tempted to go for the “For-Sale-By-Owner” or FSBO option. Objectively, not paying a commission to an agent seems like a money-saver. But, as many real estate experts have pointed out, homes for sale by owner in Albuquerque, NM and across the nation are destined to fail without the help of a licensed professional.
Check out some reasons below why selling homes for sale by owner in Albuquerque, NM is a bad idea. If nothing else, it’s food for thought.


1. Scams are possible
Part of the duties of a licensed Realtor is to protect their clients from scams. In the complexities of a real estate transaction, there is tons that could go wrong.Avoiding scams is much harder when you aren’t sure what to look out for.
You might think that you’re less likely to be scammed as a seller than you would be as an unrepresented buyer — but, that is not the case. When sell ...

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Sunday, October 7, 2018   /   by Elizabeth Karsten

Current List of Townhomes for Sale in Albuquerque

When it comes to the Albuquerque housing market, the city has something for just about everyone -- apartments, condos, detached homes and of course townhomes. Finding townhomes for sale in Albuquerque can be tricky, but we've made it easier with a custom search site. Our site updates in real time to display all current townhome listings in Albuquerque. You can even sort by price, square footage, features, loan type and more. If you're on the hunt for Albuquerque townhomes, head on over to our custom search link to check out current listings. 


Just Click the "Home" Button on the Top Menu Bar and search the word "Townhome" to Get Started



What you need to know about townhomes for sale in Albuquerque

Owning an Albuquerque Townhome presents a unique set of challenges. As a real estate authority in Albuquerque for more than 30 years, we'd like to share with you some of those complexities to help you make a better-informed decision as a buyer.


First, more ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018   /   by Elizabeth Karsten

3 of the Best Pieces of Land for Sale in Albuquerque New Mexico - September 2018

Moving to Albuquerque? Check out the following infographic with everything you need to know before moving to Albuquerque.







If you're planning on moving to Albuquerque, we'd love to help. We are a local, non-franchised real estate team that consistently ranks as a top performer in the state. That means that we have the resources to help your move go smoothly but we're still small enough that we pay attention to your personalized needs. You can always contact us. When you call us, a live person answers the phone every time. Give it a try! We'd love to speak with you.

Or, you can use our state of the art home search engine to search for your dream home. You could use one of those "other" home search sites, but we are local Albuquerque realtors so our info is current, accurate and up to date.

Whether you're moving to Albuquerque next week or next year, convenience is going to be key in your home search. You can sign up for the mobile app version of our po ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018   /   by Elizabeth Karsten

Three Pieces of Land for Sale in Albuquerque New Mexico

Land for sale in Albuquerque New Mexico is in high demand. We've compiled a list of some of the most stunning properties available on the market today.

Report current as of September 12, 2018. 



1) 12520 Elena Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122



When looking for land for sale in Albuquerque New Mexico, one of the most desired features is a view. If that is your case, you'll want to check out 12520 Elena Drive NE. This is a beautiful, level view lot on a desirable street in North ABQ Acres. If you're looking to build a "dreamy" dream home, this lot is worth viewing.

More information, photos, and more land for sale in Albuquerque New Mexico



2) 419 Aspen Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102



419 Aspen Avenue NE is a piece of land for sale in Albuquerque New Mexico with a ton of potential. This lot is being sold as four separate parts or as a whole. If you're interested to find out more details about the division of this lot, you should conta ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018   /   by Elizabeth Karsten

Average Housing Prices in Albuquerque New Mexico

What are Average Housing Prices in Albuquerque New Mexico?

Albuquerque is a city with a ton to offer its residents. Considering Albuquerque's rich, cultural history, its status with Forbes as the "Center of New Mexico's Tech Corridor" and its ever-growing business sector, it's clear why so many wish to call Albuquerque home. But, what are housing prices in Albuquerque, NM?



Albuquerque Listing and Sales | Median List Price/SqFt



source: Zillow | Accessed July September 9, 2018.

We've gathered some current Albuquerque real estate listings to help paint a picture for you of the housing market in this beautiful city.

Two bedroom homes in Albuquerque, NM

Housing prices in Albuquerque, NM will vary depending on factors like size, the number of rooms and location. To start, we'll take a look at some examples of smaller, one bedroom homes in Albuquerque.

1. 1105 Broadway Blvd | Albuquerque, NM 87102

1105 Broadway Blvd in Albuquerque ...

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