Explore Santa Fe, NM

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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The Taos High Road Having grown up in Northern New Mexico I had a tendancy to stay around my city of Santa Fe and when I went up to Taos it was along the traditional hiway.  Imagine my delight when years ago some friends invited my husband and I to take the Taos High Road with a visitor from New ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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This weekend was the opening of the Santa Fe Opera Season, and since I have a listing next to the SFO I thought it woudl be a great idea to hold an open house.  Over 30 people came by in the two hours, and many were in town for the opera.  I stood in the massive living room and smiled like I had ...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Downtown - The Neighborhoods of Santa Fe, New Mexico - Michael's Blog by Michael Umphrey on July 2, 2009  Through 2010 the city is celebrating its 400th anniversary and we're in the mood to party. My office is in the neighborhood of downtown Santa Fe.  I'm looking out my window at the Santa Fe Ri...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Santa Fe is in the Top 10 Recently Santa Fe was named as one of the top 10 cities to appreciate within the next 10 years by US News and World Report.  This news could not have come at a better time considering the state of the housing market across the country.  Santa Fe has long been considered ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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I will come out and say it I am a registered Democrat and that is about the gist of it.  I serve as the chair of our local real estate government affairs committee, the vice-chair (incoming chair) of our state associations legislative committee, and finance chair of our county democratic committe...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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by Michael Umphrey on June 24, 2009  The Inn at Loretto  I don't think I'll soon run out of wonderful places to write about that are still within walking distance from our home in Santa Fe.  The short walk to Museum Hill is one of our favorites.  Set among the Pinon and Juniper pines that pepper ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Yesterday I read an ActiveRain blog titled A Little Ancedote About Strangulation and Baseball.  The blog was very touching having been written by a husband whose wife has terminal breast cancer.  He spoke of the negativitiy of people and their very hurtful comments when his wife lost her hair due...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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  by MICHAEL UMPHREY on JUNE 18, 2009 Anyone who is a hiker in Santa Fe has enjoyed the trek on the Atalaya Mountain Hiking Trail.  The trailhead begins at one of the premiere neighborhoods in the city, Wilderness Gate.  Overlooking the city and the Rio Grande Valley, the luxury homes are sited o...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Santa Fe National Forest Downtown Santa Fe has so much to offer - the Palace of the Governors (the oldest continuously used government building in the United States, the New Mexico Fine Arts Musuem, Fray Angelico History Library, New Mexico History Musuem and of course the often photographed Cath...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Our Culture & History The unique cultural mix that gives Santa Fe its special ambience is the product of centuries of co-existence among Native Americans, Spanish, Mexican, European and African Americans.  This blending of cultures is responsible for the distinctive architecture, cuisine and over...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Located in the high desert that is Santa Fe, The Hondo Hills corridor is just a five minute drive south of town and is home to horse lovers from around the world.  Most homeowners live on sites no less than 5 acres and have access to miles of the old ranch lands that are still a part of our histo...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Since this is the neighborhood in which I live, I'm excited to tell you about this thriving district.  Settled at the turn of the last century there was need for housing close to the bustling Santa Fe Rail Yard. Homes here were built with Victorian architecture, Territorial brick design and Puebl...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Rich in art and history, Canyon Road is the cultural center of Santa Fe.  Located in the heart of the Historic Eastside, the art galleries found on the ¾ mile lane are what help make Santa Fe not only a world-class travel destination but also the 2nd largest art market in the country.  My family ...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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 Hyde Park Road, a National Scenic Byway, connects downtown Santa Fe with a world -class ski basin at the top of the Santa Fe National Forest.  The enclave of The Santa Fe Summit is located just five miles up that road from town.  It is a gated community of high-end, luxury estates and most have ...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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So what does this have to do with real estate - simple networking.  I have made quite a few connections and each of those movies needs locations.  It is time to think outside of the box and look for other avenues to promote our listings.   .... AND Do you have that listing for that incredible mil...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Today, I'm excited to tell you about the neighborhood of Las Estrellas.  Just a few minutes from the heart of Santa Fe is the new 550 acre community of townhouses, condominiums and custom crafted homes. There are open spaces, walking trails and panoramic views of the mountains and brilliant stars...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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The Ranch of the Swallows El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural farming valley just south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum, dedicated to the heritage and culture of Spanish Colonial New Mexico, opened in 1972. Original colonial buildings on the...

By Victoria Murphy, Santa Fe, NM
(Sotheby's International Realty )
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Benefits of Living in Santa Fe Crisp and temperate winters Cool and breezy summers Clear, dry air Spectacular scenic beauty A friendly community that's brimming with bright, creative, and energetic residents A vibrant and growing economy The nation's second largest arts market with a $1.6 billion...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Located just 7 minutes to the Santa Fe Plaza and 20 minutes from the Santa Fe Ski Basin is the carefully planned mountain valley community of Los Cerros Colorados.  The homes and lots offer ½ acre to 2 acres with direct access to miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails.  City utilities are a...

By Michael Umphrey, Michael Umphrey
(eXp Realty)
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Santa Fe is still a place that has neighborhoods. When I think of Santa Fe, it's all about lifestyle.  Here, a family can ski in the morning and play tennis or golf in the afternoon.  Or hike in the morning and ride horses in the afternoon.  Or switch them all about! This week, I'm letting you kn...

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