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Starring Bird and Booze

We had eight for Thanksgiving this year: our daughter, Nicoletta, who made exquisite flower arrangements, plus 5 extended family members. The traditional turkey (maybe not so traditional as it was a free range organic bird from Embudo via Montanita Co-op) was a star. A highlight was a bottle of Santa

How to eat like a Native American this Thanksgiving

At the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, executive chef Jerome Grant has designed a Thanksgiving spread based on his knowledge of Native American culture. “Each dish tells a story, through food, of who we as Americans are,” Grant says. (Mike Morgan/For The Washington Post; styling by Lisa Cherkasky)

Third Quarter Prices and Sales Numbers Are Up, ‘For Sale’ Inventory is Sparse. Is Equilibrium in the Offering?

This year’s first three quarters real estate sales show definite improvements over the mark a year ago in the sale of single family homes. Single Family Residences: • City home sales were up 23.3%. from 227 units sold to 280 • The median city home price was up 9% from $305,000 to $332,378. • County home sales were up

Thanksgiving is the time when we consciously count our blessings don’t we?

Although “Thank You” should probably be our moment-to-moment mantra. At any rate, I’ve been a lot more mindful of my own good fortune since I started chauffeuring cancer patients for Road to Recovery. I saw a large New Mexican ad in search of volunteer drivers for this local program sponsored

A Fine Art Collector’s Estate

  962 Cerro de la Paz. $3,000,000. CONTEMPORARY MASTERPIECE PERFECT FOR FINE ART COLLECTOR. The Seller, well known in the international art world, created her home working with collaborating New York architects Alexander Gorlin and Brendan Cotter. They emphasized her love of white space and “the bright, open-to-the-mountains feeling that

Millennials Matter…

Because there’s a lot of them. Census data from 2014 shows this cohort to outnumber baby boomers. It represents currently more than 25 percent of the U.S. population. It’s an influential group. And we’d like it to be influential in Santa Fe. But Santa Fe homebuyers are mostly older than this

Susan and Terry Love Working with Buyers

And they love working with us. We’re not shy! Just look at this review: “Susan and Terry helped us sell our home in Santa Fe and purchase a new one. In particular the purchase was a complicated transaction which required negotiating with a corporation who held the property. Susan and

No hay atascos de tráfico aqui. (No Traffic Jams)

It’s a turbulent world out there.  In the last few weeks, we’ve had customers arrive from both Oakland and Iowa seeking peace and tranquility! Each has remarked on the absence of traffic, the physical beauty, and a certain spirituality that defines Santa Fe. And that’s the beauty of this place.Santa

First Quarter Residential Real Estate Report

Santa Fe’s first quarter of ’17 turned out to be pretty hot, given a number of potential negatives including rising mortgage rates. Our housing market kicked off the year with a noticeable increases in both sales and prices in the City of Santa Fe.  Sellers should remain optimistic. Inventory levels