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By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 When the time comes to sell your home, you naturally begin to think of ways of making the sale as attractive a proposition as possible for potential buyers.In some respects, a home is only as valuable as its most negative aspects allow, so to achieve the best price you need to carry out a very h...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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A recent report on the Albuquerque Business First website suggests that this area is a tough place to be a real estate agent, apparently ranking 95th out of 150 metros in Wallethub's "2016's Best & Worst Cities to Be a Real Estate Agent."One of the key reasons it cites is that real estate jobs he...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 Imagine if you weren't allowed to withdraw your money from the bank...If your home isn't selling and you have accumulated equity in the property - well that's pretty well the situation you find yourself in - unable to unlock the value that you've built up by making a great real estate investment...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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In last Friday's blog, we looked at how pricing your home incorrectly can lead to it remaining on the market.There are, of course, a wide range of other reasons why a particular home is not selling and it could just be that, whatever the reasons in your case, you have withdrawn from the market in...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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 ...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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 ...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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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...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 Gold is generally perceived as a great hedge against inflation. Its value usually rises when the dollar goes down. But in order to make money you have to sell it.A real estate investment, on the other hand, can make money while you hold it and when you sell it. You can even borrow against it.Tha...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 Start to do your homework on how to sell a home the right way and you will soon come across lots of advice about staging, or presenting, your home in its best light.What might be even more useful,however, is to know exactly what a positive difference this is likely to mean in financial terms. We...
 Time flies by so quickly and we rarely get a chance to stop and think about how many things have changed in the past few years.Consider these contrasts with 1990:- A loaf of bread cost 67c. Now it's $2.22.- Gas was less than half of today's price back then.Sobering statistics, but some things re...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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 One of the most recurrent theme in our blogs is the importance of realistically pricing your home "in the market".It's crucial to recognize that generic online home searching websites are not always accurate and up to date! Therefore the quoted price of your home may well be less, or even more, ...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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  One of the best pieces of advice we can offer any prospective home buyer is to obtain pre-approval for a home loan.Let's start off by clearing up the fundamental differences between two often commonly used terms that are often mistaken for one another - pre-qualification and pre-approval.Prequa...

By Manish Chanda
(Everest Peak, Inc.)
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FIND ALBUQUERQUE AREA FORECLOSURE PROPERTIES HEREDid you know that almost a third of all investors are buying distressed properties? This may be an unsurprising statistic when you consider that short sales and foreclosures can present a fabulous opportunity to the savvy buyer.These types of sales...

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