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“Love living in New Mexico!”

August 13, 2014

This makes me smile! I just received this text message from an ecstatic new home owner in the midst of her “nesting”: “Love living in New Mexico. Here is our take on the kitchen eating area. Thank you for taking so much care and time with us to find and negotiate the purchase of our Read More

Changes to FHA Loans and Mortgage Insurance

April 25, 2013

I received this article from Roger Gettler at Legacy Mortgage.  This is important information for buyers if considering an FHA loan– Starting June 3, the Federal Housing Administration will require most borrowers using its loan products to keep mortgage insurance for the life of the loan or, in cases with a 10 percent down payment, Read More

Search for a home by your lifestyle

February 27, 2013

There are countless ways to view homes for sale on the internet.  Throw in a few search criteria, and the portal spits out a few hundred options.  If you aren’t familiar with the town, this can be very overwhelming. That’s where Nest New Mexico comes in! I really wanted to avoid confusion on my website.  Read More

High Desert living

February 6, 2013

We are finally through January!  We made it through my least-favorite (holiday hang-over) month and we are well into one of my favorite times in Albuquerque– February is amazing!  The sun is at the perfect height in the most blue sky– allowing a bit of warmth against just-the-right amount of chill. I grab a hold Read More

An exploration of Bathroom Design

December 14, 2012

I have a love-affair with fantastic master bathrooms. A really great one will make me overlook just about anything.  And I am not alone.  Since the 90’s, bathrooms have been a major focus in remodels.  Contractors on new construction projects admit that they spend they spend a good amount of consult-time, second only to the Read More

Meeting with a lender

November 6, 2012

I have a good friend that has been considering home ownership for two years now.  She is smart, hard-working and well-established in Albuquerque.  She has a good job. She knows roughly where she wants to live.  She has been pinning away furniture and paint ideas daily.  But she has a deep underlying fear of meeting Read More

7 Deadly Deal Killers

November 6, 2012

7 Deadly Deal-Killers Finding the right home for your family and getting an offer accepted is a tremendous victory.   However, the hard work isn’t over yet.  Often, buyers start to make changes to their financial picture with good intentions however; these changes can end up jeopardizing the loan in which they were approved for.  To Read More

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