Living the Taos Life

Real Estate Agent - harvey & associates realty
Taos is a unique market that offers a simpler way of life and has many different types of construction available. There are earthships, pumice crete homes, adobe, SIPS and strawbale to mention a few. Frame construction is common but can be made to look like a traditional southwestern style home.
This 1.25 acre elevated view lot in Vista Linda has both a view of the golf course greenbelt to the West and unobstructed mountain view to the north. Near the new UNM Campus yet convenient to town this lot could be the site of your new Taos dream home.  $95,000. 
1434 Sangre de Cristo    $309,0001650 square feet3 Bedroom, 2 Bath1.05 acre lotConvenient to townUpdated This cute starter home is located in a quiet neighborhood on 1 acre.  It was recently hooked to town sewer and has been updated.  Private well.  Courtyard entry,  large portal, woodburning fir...
This 2750 sf new home is located on the north side convenient to town and Taos Ski Valley. 3 br, 2.5 bathHome office with separate officeHeated finished garage (plaster walls and stain concrete floors)Hand trowel smooth plaster wallsRadiant HeatVigasUpscale kitchen with alder cabinets, slab grani...
This 2 year old adobe style home is over 3,000 sf of upscale contemporary SW living space.  Start with the beautiful handmade entry gate pictured below.  You will enter the large enclosed courtyard and follow the flagstone walkway to the locally handmade extra thick alder from door.  Notice the v...
         Here is my first attempt at posting before and after pictures for a house I am staging in Taos, New Mexico.  Forgive me as I learn.  I am having issues with the photo placement.  It would be good if one of you more experienced bloggers could give us some tips on making our photos standar...
Here are some more photos showing the wonderful light we experience here in Taos.  My friend Deborah Larson took these last fall and I thnk they show her ability to look at things from a different perspective.  Remember to contact me when you are ready to buy a property in Taos! Enjoy!  
Here is a picture taken late evening from my home on Nighthawk Trail on the Mesa above Taos.  Again, this is a prime example of the "light" that attracts so many artists to the area.  Can you see the face on the mountain?  Rumor has it that if you can't see the face you won't make it here!!!  It ...
This condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is withing walking distance to Taos Plaza, groceries and restaurants.  The grounds are lush and green in the summer and the tiered fountain adds to the formal charm of the courtyard garden.  This condo comes furnished (with some exceptions) so is ...
The real estate market has decidely slowed here in beautiful, unique Taos, New Mexico.  I ran comps on sales today and was surprised at the low number building sites that have closed since January of this year.  With most of the speculation builders on hold I would expect this but would still thi...
This beautiful new home in the Upper Las Colonias neighborhood near Taos, New Mexico was reduced today by $20,000 making the asking price 649,000 for 2750 sf with a heated finished garage! This lovely home is presently being staged and feeling very warm and hospitable. It has three bedrooms, 2.5 ...

Susan Buchanan

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