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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Everest Peak, Inc.
 You might be tempted to save some money by trying to sell your home yourself.What you might not appreciate is that this approach is fraught with serious risks, including your home remaining unsold or selling for significantly less than true market value. Perhaps the most startling statistic to c...
 One of the biggest challenges in buying a home is often the need to have enough money put by for a down payment.A down payment is made by the buyer at the beginning of a home purchase to show commitment to the transaction. It's usually a percentage of the total price of the home and is paid thro...
 It is nothing more than common sense that the better your home looks to prospective buyers, the more likely they are to want to make you the right offer.Curb appeal is an absolutely vital element of home presentation and staging. It's true to say that it sets the scene for the rest of a viewing ...
 What if you could hire someone to protect your interests at no cost to you?You can do just that by engaging a buyer's agent in your house search.That's because the selling, or listing, agent splits his/her sales commission on a property with the buyer's agent, thus providing you with a completel...
While the Albuquerque real estate scene is predominantly full of good news these days, one aspect never seems to improve and steadily worsens - low inventory of available homes for sale.For sellers who are on the market in times of such short supply, this represents a truly golden opportunity.Les...
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We naturally hope you're a regular follower of our blogs here. If you are, you'll probably have noticed that we've featured no less than two video blogs of great new listings in the area this week. If you missed them, please click here and here.At Everest Peak Realty, we have a consistent commitm...
 One of life's few virtual certainties is that at some stage you're very likely to outgrow your first home.There can be a wide range of reasons for moving and, who knows, you may identify yourself in the following list of common signs that a change is in the air: -Job promotion/relocation - This ...
 In recent blogs, we've looked at the superb opportunities for investment property at the moment.Another great benefit you may not have considered is how renting out your property can improve your tax efficiency.Look at these examples of rental property expenses that can be tax deductible: Mortga...
In our last blog we argued that real estate is a better investment than gold and here's some more evidence that we mean exactly what we said.Let's say you put down 20% on a $100,000 rental property and the value goes up to $110,000. That works out to be a 50% return on investment (ROI). That's be...

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