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By Emily Medvec Qualifying Broker, Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM
(Hello Realty)
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Today is the start of the Santa Fe 400th and the official beginning of Santa Fe, New Mexico's 400th year! The celebration begins with VIVA Santa Fe this weekend and the party continues for the next 16 months commemorating the lives, stories and diverse cultures that make Santa Fe the oldest capit...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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On Friday I will be staying with my mother at her home and I thought I would make one of her favorite dishes - Trenette con Pesce Spada E Spinach - otherwise known to my mother as the Pasta, Fish and Nuts dish.  So since I have pulled out the recipe which has begun to yellow in my collection of r...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Montezuma Street - The Neighborhoods of Santa Fe, New Mexico by Michael Umphrey on August 17, 2009 Montezuma Street - The Neighborhoods of Santa Fe, New Mexico All it takes for a little inspiration to compose my weekly blog on the neighborhoods of Santa Fe is to take a walk around the block. The ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Imagine sitting on the front porch and listening to arias and opera rehersals in the background.  That was my wonderful experience last weekend as I held this incredible home open.  Only 10 minutes into downtown Santa Fe this 24 hour security gated community is beakoning your buyers to come and r...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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I recently was told about a wonderful horse/ranch property website for my horse property listing.  I was very impressed and even more impressed in dealing with the site and its owners.  They were quick to get my property up on their site, and very friendly to deal with on the phone.  If you have ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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I have on many occasions invited friends over for Tapas and Paella so when an invitation came a few months ago I attended an event by Melanie Milasinovich also known as the Paella Queen.  It was a fun and exciting evening with Tapas, Sangria and my favorite Paella.  I had so much fun at the event...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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A few years ago I wrote a letter to the editor asking the simple question - Where is the New Mexico State Capitol building?  The uniquely designed building was inspired by our state Zia symbol and is now hidden behind rambling overgrown shrubs and dying trees being choked by vines.  I remember a ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Well I am back from my few days visiting my father's side of the family in Clear Lake, Iowa.  Growing up we would spend every summer there fishing and swimming the spring fed lake.  What a peaceful resort town it still reminds me of the play "Our Town".  You can ride your bike downtown, park it a...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Turquoise Trail The Turquoise Trail (NM Hwy 14) is quite a wonderful day trip from Santa Fe or a wonderful way to head to or from Albuquerque.  The road follows the route used by the Spaniards on the route from Mexico to Santa Fe.  The trail is filled with old mines, incredible rock formations a...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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I Love Sign Calls.  It shows me there are buyers out there.  I shows me that their are buyers interested enough in my listing to stop and take down my information or pick a brochure out of the box.  It tells me that very soon I may sell this listing. But do I really love sign calls?  Sign calls a...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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by Michael Umphrey on July 24, 2009 Have you seen the film, Red Sky at Morning?  Richard Crenna starred in this story of a boy's life in Santa Fe during World War II. It was filmed here in the neighborhood of the historic East side. Walking the street of Cerro Gordo (Fat Hill) you will find that ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Do you or your clients need that little bit of information and aren't sure where to go?  Well here are some wonderful websites for local and real estate information: The Santa Fe New Mexican   www.santafenewmexican.com Santa Fe Visitor's Bureau    www.santafe.org Santa Fe Reporter             www...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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I just had the most stimulating meeting at our local Christie's Great Estates office.  Wonderful information pointing out what a terriffic company I am with and everything they can do for my clients, and to help me grow my business.  Today we discussed the international market, the top selling ho...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Ride your horses in your own indoor arena or into the Pecos wilderness.  Extraordinary Property! Spectacular 360 degree views, this 30 acre facility has everything a discerning horse owner, trainer or breeder could want. 2 metal barns totaling 10 stalls with mats, auto/heated waterers, and attach...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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If you grew up in Santa Fe you grew up on Frito Pies from the local Woolworth's on the Plaza.  They were made by slicing open a Small Fritos bag along the side, adding a wonderfully spicy mixture of ground beef, chile and pinto beans, sprinkle on some onions and some grated mild cheddar cheese.  ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Santa Fe is known for our culture, restaurants and scenic beauty.  One of the most enchanting parts of Santa Fe is the summer fun and music.  You have the Santa Fe Opera, free afternoon and evening music on the Plaza, and then there is the St. Johns free concert series on Wednesday and Sunday eve...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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One of the Top Five Cities in North America! Travel and Leisure names Santa Fe in the top FIVE of Places to Visit.! Travel and Leisure Magazine's announced on the Today Show with Matt Lauer (you know the really really good lookng one) that Santa Fe is in the top 5 of all cities in the U.S. and Ca...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Are you feeling like me - working, working, working, and occasionally feeling like your just spinning your wheels?  Well - that was me last week.  Today - I am bright eyed and bushy tailed as they say.  Full of vim and vigor.  Re-energized!  I took the weekend off.  I went out of town, left my bu...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Last year I lost my most wonderful father.  Today would have been his 85 birthday - so please indulge me while I tell you a little bit about this wonderful soul.  My father was the type to not speak ill of people and in fact he loved people and he loved to entertain.  He was even tempered and nev...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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by Michael Umphrey on July 9, 2009 Let's conjure up an image of arguably one of the most magical streets in Santa Fe.  Acequia Madre means "mother ditch" and if you've seen the film "Milagro Bean Field  Wars" you know the importance of the culture and livelihood of any neighborhood in New Mexico ...

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