Darlene’s Blog

Challenges for First Time Home Buyers

  According to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, 36% of people buying a home are first-time home buyers. And of those age 36 and younger, 66% are purchasing a home for the first time. ALSO SEE: Can Listing Early Benefit Your
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Sotheby’s broker has a $78M year

By Paul Weideman, Santa Fe New Mexican March 5, 2017 Darlene Streit, Sotheby’s International Realty, is the 2016 sales star among Santa Fe’s residential real-estate brokers. Her sales volume for the year totaled $78 million and change. Her qualifying broker, Gregg Antonsen, said she
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Open House in Las Campanas

46 Calle Ventoso East, Lot 785 Open House Sunday March 26th at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Darlene Streit will be running the open house. For additional information please call (505) 920-8001 Price: $950,000 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4 MLS: 201701009 Status: Active Class: Residential Type: Single
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New Listing in Salva Tierra

7 Cholla Circle Price: $1,050,000 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4 MLS: 201701032 Status: Active Class: Residential Type: Single Family Acres: 2.647 Area: 25N- NW Quadrant-N Garage: 3 Fireplace: Yes Guest House: No Total Sqft: 5,314 This exquisite, remodeled, 5,314 square foot single-level home
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Can Listing Early Benefit Your Santa Fe Home Sale?

It seems a lot of rules are being redefined so far in 2017 and that may also apply to the rules of when Santa Fe listings are best initiated. If the National Association of Realtor’s® (NAR) news site is correct, it’s a definite possibility that the listing rules might bend this year. Also
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Take Our Santa Fe Real Estate Quiz

Are you ready for a five question Santa Fe real estate quiz? This will test some of your real estate knowledge on some answers that may seem unlikely. Hmmm... Maybe I should have waited until after the quiz to tell you that. Also See: What Does a Real Estate Agent Do? The following quiz
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Santa Fe to Help in Stormwater Pollution Pilot Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted Santa Fe a $150,000 toolkit to manage stormwater pollution as part of a pilot program with four other communities. The toolkit includes a step-by-step guide to help the community develop long-term stormwater plans, a web-based program for
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Santa Fe Now Part of Tech Ecosystem

Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico have become part of a growing tech ecosystem which focuses on obtaining tech jobs for deserving people that may be overlooked. Santa Fe has joined national network of 71 TechHire communities that will be expanding their local tech sector while offering more tech
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Cultural Atlas of New Mexico App Brings State Culture and History to Life

A new iPhone and android app called "Cultural Atlas of New Mexico" bring New Mexico Culture and history to life in the palm of your hand. The interactive app, created by The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, contains images and descriptions of important landmarks, cultural points, and
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Santa Fe is 5th Highest Rated Best City in the World

Over the years dozens of "best place to live," "best place to visit," and "Santa Fe Best City" awards have been bestowed upon Santa Fe, New Mexico. And this year is no different. The 29th annual Conde Nast Traveler Awards, for 2016, have found Santa Fe to be the 3rd "Best Small City" in the United
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