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The Key to Starting Your Own Custom Build on the Right Foot


If you are looking to build a custom home, make sure you interview builders while you look for land to purchase. Do not wait until one is done before you do the other.


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If you are thinking about building your own custom home, getting started might seem a little daunting, but we have some advice that will help you get started on the right foot.

Many times, people who want to build their own dream home start by buying land before they choose a builder. Our suggestion is to interview builders while you look at land to buy.

When people look at land to buy, it is tempting to want to buy the cheapest lot, but make sure you look at the full infrastructure cost. What utilities would be available? What about the soils—would you need to add engineered field dirt to build your foundation?


Finding a great piece of land and a great builder will ensure that you start things off right.

While you look for builders, it helps if you have an idea of what floor plan you want because builders need to know how much land you need and what its dimensions should be to accommodate the home you envision.

From that point, there will be plenty more plans to be made and decisions to consider, but finding a great piece of land and a great builder will ensure that you start things off right.

If you have any other questions about building a custom home or you have any other real estate needs, please feel free to reach out to us. We would be happy to help you.

A Quick Update on the Albuquerque Real Estate Market


As spring kicks into full gear, the market around Albuquerque is heating up. Here’s what’s going on right now.


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We’re back with a market update for you that covers the Albuquerque real estate market through March.

Home sales have been really hot, which is what I want to talk about first. As you can see in the video above, the big story has continued to be our lack of inventory. Especially under $200,000, we have 38% fewer homes available than we did last year.

Another good thing to look at is our supply of inventory, which is measured in months. If you look at the $200,000-and-under range, we only have 1.6 months of inventory. This puts us in a strong seller’s market for most price points. However, in the higher price points ($450,000 and above), we’re seeing more of a balanced market.

Low inventory continues to dominate most of the market.


 Finally, let’s take a look at home sale prices. The average sale price right now is around $234,000, the highest we’ve seen in a long time. We continue to see a good amount of steady appreciation for homes. We can really see this in the average price per square foot, which is up 8% for all price ranges.

I hope this update has given you some good information. If you need more or if you just have any questions, don’t hesitate to give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Don’t Underestimate Your Budget


Don’t underestimate your budget when buying a home. It can actually hinder the process quite a bit.

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We’re back today to discuss the third thing you shouldn’t do when buying real estate, which is underestimating your budget.

Contrary to popular belief, Realtors are there to listen to you and help you navigate you toward the home of your dreams. If you aren’t upfront with your agent from the start, however, you could end up missing out on your perfect home.
Our job is to negotiate the best deal possible for you.
Our job is to work for you and negotiate the best deal possible that not only makes you comfortable, but fits your wants, needs, and non-negotiables. The key to accomplishing this is being honest, open, and upfront as a buyer.

If you have any questions for us in the meantime, don’t hesitate to give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you soon.