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Fast Property Fixes That Work - As seen in Realtor Magazine

While major projects like new roofing and refinished floors earn the highest ROI, there are easier tricks to get listings looking snazzy without spending much time or money. Check these out.

1. Instead of replacing outdated furnishings, consider paring down decorative distractions to show off the natural attributes of a well-structured space.

2. Focus on flourishes in common, small hardware such as doorknobs and handles on kitchen cabinetry.

3. If there are significant property defects, play up the home's backstory to redirect attention to a positive talking point

Despite the thought and preparation that goes into listing a home, the two biggest hurdles to the sale are property photos, which should motivate buyers to request an in-person tour, and the showing, which needs to justify the photos, says Kenny Dahill, CEO and co-founder of Burbz Co., an à la carte property manager platform. Your sellers could do expensive home improvements like a kitchen renovation or a room addition. But how can they complete a project of similar impact without spending thousands? And after the work is done, how do you promote your listing's new look?

The National Association of REALTORS®' Remodeling Impact report shows the following are the projects with the highest ROI:

• New roofing: 107%

• New hardwood floors: 106%

• Refinished hardwood floors: 100%

But there are even easier tricks to get houses looking snazzy without spending too much time or money.

Focus on Spaces and Fixtures

Sometimes less is more, says Tamika Todd, a Bermuda-based broker with Platinum Realty.

If your listing has other apparent physical issues that can't be staged and must be disclosed, amplify the story behind the property to redirect buyers' attention, Todd suggests. Talk about the family whose children climbed the trees in the backyard, who witnessed a surprise proposal while hosting a family dinner by candlelight, or who welcomed aging parents to join the household. Ideally, you'll capture these stories on video from the people who lived them and share with potential buyers ahead of their visit to the home, Todd says. "You will find that the people who view the property in person start to feel the story come alive and envision themselves in the space with their own dreams." One small, more tangible fix Todd often makes is replacing doorknobs, which are often overlooked. But when chosen correctly, they can attract the eye of a buyer

Swapping out light fixtures and other hardware, such as cabinet handles, is the first step The replacement fixtures and hardware you choose depends on trends in your market.

If the floors need work, Wright selects an easy-to-install flooring option. His favorite is luxury vinyl plank. the floor is replaced, Wright makes sure to add "brand-new flooring" to the listing description.

Upgrades and No-Nos

Christina McCaffrey, CRS, broker-owner of Triangle Trusted Realty in Willow Springs, N.C., suggests a surprising property upgrade to her clients: She encourages adding a fence. "It's a major expense, even if you're doing the work yourself, but it will be a great asset when you go to sell," she says. "Homes that have fenced yards tend to sell quickly, and the look is appealing because it makes the yard look bigger."

In the kitchen, painting the cabinets can do wonders. And if you have older appliances,

The first thing buyers see when viewing a listing is the outside of the home, so curb appeal is a big deal. You don't need to hire a landscaper to make your listing's outdoor areas shine; small things, such as refreshing mulch, planting seasonal flowers, keeping on top of lawn maintenance, and adding a new doormat, can make an excellent first impression, Mello says

Labor Day Weekend in the Enchanted Circle

Looking to Get out of the big city this Labor Day weekend? Look no further than the Enchanted Circle.

With dining establishments now allowing indoor seating at 25% Capacity, and outdoor seating at 75%, there are plenty of places to choose from when it comes to dinning, with many offering live music and deals this weekend!

The weather has been superb, settling during the day in the mid 60's, while dropping down a little lower at night, making it the perfect weather to hike, bike, grill out, and ultimately, a chance to just relax and enjoy the fresh mountain air.

It's also the perfect weather to take a look at some of the amazing properties we at New Mexico Mountain Properties have for sale in the Angel Fire area, such as 10-20 acre parcel lots at Hidden Lake and Taos Pines Ranch, or perhaps an Angel Fire Condo may fit your needs. You can also visit us at our Taos office and take a look at some of the amazing homes for sale in Taos or the amazing Taos Earthships that are currently on the market! We are following all state guidelines to help keep you and your families safe!

So come see us, and spend the last few days of summer relaxing in this amazing place you could call home.

Come Celebrate 4th of July in the Enchanted Circle

Trying to think of something fun to do this coming Fourth of July weekend, but still wanting to maintain social distancing and follow CDC guidelines?! Why not head down to Angle Fire, and enjoy the fresh mountain air? While you are here, stop by and see us and let one of our talented brokers show you some of the amazing properties we at New Mexico Mountain Properties have for sale in the Angel Fire area, such as 10-20 acre parcel lots at Hidden Lake and Taos Pines Ranch, or perhaps an Angel Fire Condo may fit your needs. You can also visit us at our Taos office and take a look at some of the amazing homes for sale in Taos or the amazing Taos Earthships that are currently on the market! We are following all state guidelines to help keep you and your families safe!

While you are here, there are lots of great activities to take advantage of in the Enchanted Circle this coming weekend that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car or home!

• Taos will have fireworks in an undisclosed location so that everyone may watch them from their homes.

• Eagle Nest will have fireworks over Eagle Nest Lake, please stay in your vehicles and observe Social Distancing: Fireman's BBQ Fundraiser will take place with take out only, they are still waiting on a permit for a parade.

• All of the great activities available to visitors, such as Hiking, fishing or boating on any one of the great lakes, Camping, Mountain Biking, ATV tours, Horse Rides, BBQ's, and MORE!

So come and spend your weekend with us, and enjoy celebrating the 4th of July by exercising your freedom to buy property!

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Angel Fire is Open for Business

Angel Fire is opening back up, while still keeping the safety of our visitors and locals alike in mind, by following all state and CDC guidelines, and now is the perfect time to visit.

Some of the locations and activities that are now open for you to enjoy, include but are not limited to:

-The Zipline at Angel Fire Resort

-the Weekly Angel Fire Art and Farmers Market (every Sunday from June 7th- September 6th)

-Roadrunners Tours (horse Back Riding – with fabulous views)

-Bobcat Pass Wilderness Adventures

-Angel Fire Bike Park

-Angel Fire Golf Course

-A number of Restaurants – now open for pickup and limited dine in or outside seating options.

-And a plethora of other activities and things to do – such as hiking, fishing and boating.

So for those of you who are feeling cooped up during Self-Isolation, thinking about expanding or branching out to an area with less people, and that fresh mountain breeze? Come see us in Angel Fire and Taos where you can have fun and let us show you some of the lovely lands, houses, condos, and ranches we have available. Whether you are looking for a house in Taos, a condo in Taos, or lakefront property in Angel Fire, we have you covered, and are here to help with any Taos Real Estate or Angel Fire Real Estate needs.

So come visit us, stretch your legs, have some fun, and get outside while looking towards your future. Here at New Mexico Mountain Properties in Angel Fire and Taos, We have exactly what you have been missing.

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The Summer of the RV!

This summer more and more people are turning to RV travel as the safest way to travel in the Covid-19 world. RV's allow vacationers to not rely on hotels with their limited occupancy or deal with the uncertainty of airline travel. Travelers can venture out to remote locations while limiting contact with others in shared spaces. With RV sales up, they are calling them "Covid Campers"

So why not take your "Covid Camper" and come to the mountains of Taos and Angel Fire where the air is fresh and clean!

Allow us to show you how you can own a perfect piece property to use now and to enjoy for many years to come.

We have fabulous parcels of land at two spectacular communities Taos Pines Ranch and Hidden Lake offering 10-20 acres of land for sale close to Taos, Angel Fire and Red River with all the amenities that these resort towns have to offer.

These two communities offer underground utilities (including Fiber Optics for high speed internet)and some of the best views in northern New Mexico!

Probably one of the best selling points of these parcels is that you are allowed to have a camper or an RV on the property 120 days a year. That way you can invest in land in New Mexico now to build for your future. Meanwhile you will have an environmentally clean safe place for you and your family to enjoy.

There are two awesome parcels presently on the market that are all ready to go with a well, septic and RV hook-ups! Parcel #84 and #23 at Taos Pines Ranch.

Come see us at New Mexico Mountain Properties and we will gladly show you all that these amazing communities have to offer. You can also visit our website www.highmountainproperty.com or give us a call at 575-377-2626 or Paula's cell 575-770-3306.

With offices in Taos and Angel Fire, we are here to assist you with all your Taos real estate or Angel Fire real estate needs, whether you are looking for land for sale in the Angel Fire or Taos area, a condo, or a lovely home for sale in Taos or Angel Fire. we can help!

We look forward to serving you and providing you with the opportunity to own an extraordinary piece of property in northern NM. We hope to see you in your "Covid Camper" this summer!!

The Future is NOW!

It is the perfect time to take a look at our fabulous Earthship community! Sustainable living is the future and the future is NOW!

Check out this very informative article and let us show you earthships for sale in Taos or land for sale in Taos. Call us @ 575-758-5852 and let us help you find out how this could be the best decision for your future.

https://www.fastcompany.com/90498018/covid-19-has-made-living-off-the-grid-irresistible-are-these-self-sustaining-homes-the-future

The Mountains are Calling...

Are you craving the fresh, clean mountain air and wide open spaces of Angel Fire and Taos? It's that time of year, the snow has melted, the crisp Spring air is blowing through the trees and the days are getting longer. Time to get away from it all and while you are here, come take a look at something more permanent like homes for sale in Angel Fire or Angel Fire land for sale to build your dream home. Why not live every day surrounded by the beauty this area has to offer? We have many homes in Angel Fire that are fully furnished and ready to live in- come visit and stay forever! We also have Taos condos for sale, homes for sale in Taos and an earth ship community in Taos that is off the grid and self sustainable. Come see us in Taos and Angel Fire and let one of our knowledgeable brokers show you a variety of options to fit your needs! Call us @ 575-377-2626 in Angel Fire or 575-758-5852 for Paula. We look forward to serving you in all your real estate needs!

Mardi Gras in the Mountains

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Angel Fire Resort with live music, colorful beads, and great food. Eat, drink, catch some beads, enjoy our Mardi Gras Day parade and more! Find more information by clicking on the link below for Angel Fire events!

https://www.angelfireresort.com/event/mardi-gras-celebration-2/

In Red River, you can also find lots to do this weekend with a parade, kids activities, fireworks and costumes. Find more information in the link below:

https://www.taosnews.com/stories/high-octane-high-altitude-mardi-gras,55287?

In between all the Mardi Gras fun, be sure and check with New Mexico Mountain Properties in Angel Fire and Taos to see Angel Fire condos for sale, Land for sale in Angel Fire or beautifully furnished homes for sale in Angel Fire ready to move in! Let us help you with all your real estate needs. Call 575-377-2626 or 575-758-5852 for Paula. We look forward to serving you in Angel Fire as well as in Taos. We specialize in Taos condos for sale, land for sale in Taos to build the home of your dreams or even commercial property in Taos to begin a new adventure as a Taos local. Come experience all the best that New Mexico has to offer!

The LAST Shovel Race...

This year will be the last shovel race on the mountain so it is a great time to come cheer on the participants including our own Kelly Haukebo! Kelly has won multiple times over the years and will be hoping to hold the final victory position for the last shovel race here in Angel Fire. There will be lots of activities all weekend- check out the Angel Fire Resort page for details. Great fun, great snow and a great time to check out that property you have been dreaming of while you are here!

Our expert brokers can show you Angel Fire homes for sale, Angel Fire condos or land for sale in Angel Fire to build that perfect home for family and friends to enjoy for years to come! Call 575-377-2626 for our Angel Fire office at the blinking light next to the Tipi. We also have an office in Taos if you are looking for something a little different. We can show you any Taos home for sale, Taos condo or land in Taos or surrounding areas. We would love to help you find the perfect fit for your family. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, we can help! We look forward to serving you!

https://www.angelfireresort.com/event/winter-carnival-the-last-shovel-races/

Celebrate 2020 in Beautiful Taos and surrounding areas

It's the beginning of a new decade and there is so much to do in the area! From Taos to Angel Fire to Red River, you can find events for everyone from the cultural to the candid and the Enchanted Circle is the place to celebrate with friends and family! Check out our top picks for the best New Mexico has to offer:

***Taos Pueblo Feast Days

Jan. 1 Turtle Dance– Taos Pueblo will open to the public by 9 am to all visitors. No visitors are allowed prior to this time, dances may last all day dependent on weather. No cellphones and/or recording devices allowed. Thank you for respecting our home. (FREE ADMISSION)

Jan. 6 Deer or Buffalo Dance– Dependent on which dance, this is the tentative schedule: Deer dance will start 1 pm (approximately), lasting all afternoon. Buffalo dance will start 11 am (approximately), lasting 2 hours or so.

***New Year's Eve at El Monte Sagrado

Date and Time Tuesday Dec 31, 2019 Wednesday Jan 1, 2020

December 31st 9PM - January 1st - 1AM

Location El Monte Sagrado

Fees/Admission Tickets are $40 with advance purchase and $50 at the door. https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/354175?tc=hmt

Website https://www.elmontesagrado.com/

Contact Information El Monte Sagrado - 575.758.3502

***TAOS INN: Come check out Taos Inn December 31st for a NYE celebration and stick around for the Town of Taos New Year's Eve Celebration at Taos Plaza, and the New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks. Lastly, on January 1, be sure to return to Taos Pueblo to witness the symbolic beginning of a new year during the annual Turtle Dance. https://www.taosinn.com/blog/a-terrific-taos-holiday-season

***Angel Fire Resort Bundle up and join us at the base of the mountain for an evening of music and of course our traditional torchlight parade and fireworks. If you are twenty-one or older, after activities have wrapped up on the mountain, come on down to the Village Haus. We will be keeping the party going with music, drinks, and fun until 2020!

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cookies & Hot Coco at the Base Area GIANT Coca Cola Bear Giveaway Coca Cola Swag Giveaways

6:00 pm Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Bundle up the family and join us at the base area for our annual New Year's Eve Fireworks & Torchlight parade.

7:00 pm – Midnight NYE Party @ Village Haus You must be 21 or over

***Red River's Old Fashioned New Year's Eve Red River Valley in the Winter (Carl Brown)DECEMBER - Guests and locals can find New Year's Eve Celebrations for all ages beginning with the annual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display at Red River Ski Area on on December 31st. On New Year's Eve, take the kids to the Red River Community House for an Old Fashioned New Year's Eve Party to enjoy pizza, music and games. A countdown ball drops at midnight Eastern time (10 p.m. in New Mexico) allowing even the youngest celebrants to ring in the new year before heading to bed!

Kids of all ages are also welcome at the annual New Year's Eve Potluck at Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area with lighted skiing and sledding at the base area.

Adults will enjoy ringing in the New Year at one of Red River's local bars with live entertainment and, of course, champagne!

Contact the Red River Chamber of Commerce Telephone: 575-754-2366 Email: rrinfo@redriverchamber.org

As you celebrate the beginning of a new year, let this be a time to chase new adventures and dream big in 2020! Have you been ever imagined what it would be like to own a Taos condo or to find land for sale in Taos to build your dream home? Have you pictured friends and family gathering after a day on the slopes in your spacious home in Angel Fire, finding the perfect parcel for sale in Angel Fire or condo for sale in Red River? There are so many possibilities to make memories in the beautiful Enchanted Circle so let one of our expert brokers show you what's out there today! Call 575-377-2626 in Angel Fire or stop by at the blinking light with the tipi out front! Or call 575-758-5852 for Paula in Taos. New Mexico Mountain Properties wants to help you with all your real estate needs!

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