Selling a Ruidoso Home

Dec. 13, 2019

Price Price Price is the New Mantra

The Ruidoso Real Estate Mantra has Changed! 

Over the last decade or so, a new real estate mantra is edging out the old favorite these days. Yes ‘Location, Location, Location’ still holds meaning. And it became cliche when discussing real estate demand and values. We all knew and understand ...

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Dec. 6, 2019

Wildfire's and their Aftermath Affect Ruidoso Home Values

Wildfire’s Impact on Real Estate

Probably the biggest impact to our market occurred in the immediate aftermath of the Little Bear Fire back in the Summer of 2012.  With the large number of homes partially or completely destroyed, our real estate market experienced a dramatic lull in sales activity. Some, in ...

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Nov. 29, 2019

Quality Schools Impact Real Estate Values

Ruidoso Schools … Good or Bad they Impact Real Estate Values

Surf around the Internet a bit and you’ll see a host of studies which tie the quality of local public schools to real estate values in those school districts. But really, even without these studies, common sense alone would tell ...

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Nov. 22, 2019

Boy Oh Boy is this Appraisal Low :(

When your Ruidoso Appraisal is not what you Expected

An appraisal of $185,000? … boy oh boy that’s low. And you were convinced from your market research that your home was worth every last dime of the $205,000 to which the buyers agreed. And now your real estate broker ...

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Nov. 15, 2019

Buying a House versus Selling a Home

You’re Selling a Home to Someone Buying a House

Our homes are very special places. Nothing compares to the sense of peace, comfort, safety and security which a home filled with love brings. Often, when there’s a moment of quiet in my own Ruidoso home, the memories of family and friends ...

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Sept. 20, 2019

Get Price and Condition Right Before you Sell

Get it Right the First Time

You older kids may remember that Billy Joel wrote a song for his best selling late 70’s album release ‘The Stranger’ titled 'Get it right the first time’. And the chorus echoed the title with the lyric ‘Get it right the first time, that’s ...

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