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Waiting or Saving to Buy a Home? Here's How to Prepare Your Finances

Even if you're just window shopping, these 10 steps will help ensure your finances are ready when the right house does come along.

1. Review your credit score

2. Try to remain consistent

3. Regulate your credit card use and new accounts

4. Find your price range

5. Keep saving

6. Gather info and advice

7. Calculate your down payment (20% or more its ideal)

8. Get the down payment ready

9. Identify pre-approval materials

10. Get pre-approved

if you would like more detailed information or are in the market

for a house or land in Nagle Fire - Taos -Eagle Nest - Red River

- or the surrounding areas. Contact us at New Mexico Mountain

Properties. We would love to help you find exactly what you are looking for

Come Ski at Angel Fire

snow expected for the next three days

Stay at Angel Fire Resort for Free

Winter is moving fast, and we don't want you to miss out on your chance to take advantage of free lodging offer while you come up and look at condos in Angel Fire or houses in Angel Fire or maybe even Land in Angel Fire

Book two nights at the Angel Fire Lodge and receive the third night FREE, for stays occurring now through February 25th!

Reservations are filling up! Call the lodge today at 800-633-7463 to claim your free night and reserve rentals, lessons, tubing, and more!

To schedule a time to look at Land, houses or condos in Angel Fire contact us at New Mexico Mountain Properties - 575-377-2626 - We would love to help you find exactly what you have been looking for.

*New reservations only, black out dates may apply.

Taos: Number One place in New Mexico to Retire

Looking for a place to Retire? According to a new study from SmartAsset that measured "tax friendliness, availability of medical care and social opportunities for seniors" for cities throughout the state, Taos is the best place to retire in New Mexico. Other areas that were looked at include tax burden, as well as doctors offices, recreation centers and retirement centers per 1,000 people.

We, here at New Mexico Mountain Properties, would love to show you around and help you find a house or condo that meets all of your retirement needs.

Live Music Every Thursday Evening in Taos Plaza

Please join us on Historic Taos Plaza THIS Thursday and every Thursday through August 16!

A few things to know before you go!

Taos Plaza North will be the only road open to traffic.

Please use the additional space to socially distance yourself from others.

Please stay off the Gazebo and Gazebo stairs to allow the band to have additional space.

Please bring your own chairs, blankets, picnics and Dancing Shoes!

And while you are in town You can 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! Also take look at some Taos Land and Taos Condos!

5TH Annual EAGLE FEST - HOT AIR BALLOON AND MUSIC FESTIVAL!

August 20-22, 2021 Enchanted Eagle Park, Eagle Nest, New Mexico

Join Eagle Nest as we celebrate our 4th Annual EagleFest on August 20-22, 2021. Enjoy a weekend of Hot Air Balloons, Music featuring Billy Dawson of Nashville to New Mexico, your favorite vendors and much more.

Hot Air Balloons EagleFest Launch Dinner will be 8/20/2021 - Tickets are limited at 150 Morning Launch on 8/15/2021 and 8/16/2021 approximately 7:00 am - weather permitting Balloon Glow will occur following the music on 8/21/2021 at approximately 7:30 pm.

Free Music A selection of favorite regional artist will be performing on 8/21/2021 from 12 noon until 8:00 and 8/22/2021 from 12 noon until 4 pm

Soaring Eagle 5K Fun Run/Walk Challenge Start your day with the Soaring Eagle Challenge 5K fun Run/Walk while watching the Hot Air Balloons soar above you! Registration 8/21/2021 at 7 am - Race starts at 8 am. Entry fee $20 T-shirts and metals for top finishers in each category is included

Vendors and much more!!!

While you are here, come see us at NEW MEXICO MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES!

Taos Farmers Market Opening Day May 15th

Taos Farmers Market Opening Day 2021 – May 15th! Saint Isidro Day Patron Saint of Farmers

Join us back on the Plaza May 15, 2021 for our Opening Day Celebration! Many of our farmers have been hard at work and are

ready to hit the ground running this season with fresh, local, naturally-grown produce and plant starts. Come get some plant

starts or even fruit trees to start the garden of your dreams this year, no yard is too small any patch of soil given attention

and care can produce food. Get to know your farmers and you get to know the land you live on, we promise you'll taste the difference.

May 15 also happens to be Dia de San Isidro Labrador patron saint of farmers – to celebrate this Saint who many of our farmers pay

homage to we are partnering with the Alianza Agri-Cultura de Taos, Taos Valley Acequia Association, Taos Land Trust, & the

Taos Country Economic Development Center to bring Auntie Nannie's Seed Exchange station to the market. Come learn about farming and

planting and all that goes into local food production from groups who know the ins & outs of farming and food production in Taos!

They have a whole week of activities planned see their promotional flyer on our Facebook or Instagram pages & join in on the fun!

for more information visit their webpage at http://taosfarmersmarket.org/

Please follow all current state/local health orders when visiting market thank you!

And while you are in town You can 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! Also take look at some Taos Land and Taos Condos!

Summer in the Rockie Mountains

SUMMER ACTIVITIES Perfectly positioned in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the Southern Rockies, Angel Fire  is a golden spot for recreational activities the whole family can enjoy.

In the summer, guests can spend their days enjoying the fresh alpine air while participating in  activities such as mountain biking, golfing, ziplining, hiking, fishing, paddleboarding,

Hiking, Horseback riding, ATV and so much more. Angel Fire  is your base for all things family adventure in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

And while you are here come see us at New Mexico Mountain Properties – with offices located in Taos and Angel fire. We are here to help you find the home of your dreams –

whether that is a permanent residence or a weekend getaway. We do it all. We sell land in Hidden Lake and Taos Pines Ranch, condos and houses in angel fire and Taos, and so much more.

The Top 6 Kitchen Features Associated With a Sales Premium

1. Steam ovens

As their name implies, steam ovens cook food with steam instead of hot air. The ovens make regular appearances on cooking shows, a popular pandemic pastime that may have influenced home cooks' decision to buy one. Homes that mentioned a steam oven in their listing are associated with a 4.9% price premium.

2. Pizza ovens

People take their pizza seriously, and for those devoted to crafting the perfect pie, a pizza oven is a must-have. Homes that mentioned pizza ovens in their listing sold for 3.4% more than expected.

3. New appliances

A home with new appliances can help assure buyers that they won't have to sink a bunch of money into replacing a broken refrigerator or dishwasher, and instead save, invest or spend that money on other home projects. Homes with new appliances carry a 3.2% sales premium.

4. Quartz countertops

Quartz countertops are made from an engineered material made of crushed stone particles bound together by plastic resin. Known for durability and stain resistance, countertops made from quartz are associated with a 3.2% price premium.

5. Smart appliances

Smart appliances are devices that can be operated and controlled through a smartphone or tablet. The technology, which makes appliances more efficient, can be found in everything from refrigerators to thermostats to water heaters. Homes that listed smart appliances in their listing description sold for 3% more than expected.

6. Butcher block countertops

Wood is one of those rare materials that can infuse any room with a feeling of warmth, and the kitchen is no exception. Butcher block comes in a variety of wood types and thickness, all of which affect the cost. They were associated with a 2.7% sales premium.

Ways to Get Your Property in Shape to Sell for a Better Price

When you are selling a house, preparing it for viewers/potential buyers (including COVID-safe virtual viewings)

is essential. Not only can property in a good shape be sold faster, but it can increase the value by thousands of dollars.

And every seller wants to increase the value of their home, but also know, It's completely normal to feel a bit confused and

stressed-out in these situations. Don't worry, we got your back! There are many tested ways to squeeze a little extra value from

your property. You just need to make a plan! By creating a great first impression, you and your house will stand out in the eyes

of prospective buyers. Follow this simple guide and you will sell your property quickly and for the best price.

1. Declutter

2. Fresh Coat of Paint

3. Fix and Clean

4. Update the Kitchen

5. Make the Space Feel Light And Airy

6. Make It Look Pretty

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