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Santa Fe Home Style - Pueblo Revival Architecture

Santa Fe Style – Pueblo Revival Architecture

When visiting Santa Fe, you will see the many low-slung, earth-colored buildings that represent the Santa Fe architectural style. In 1957, the city of Santa Fe, already the center of Pueblo Revival architecture, passed an ordinance requiring buildings in the historical district in the city’s
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Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making Your Home Energy Efficient

In 2018, the average electric bill in the United States was over $117 a month. With weather events becoming more severe every year and energy costing more, it seems that that figure will only increase. If you want to reduce your energy use to save money or fight climate change, each step you
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Santa Fe Real Estate COVID-19 FAQs

Santa Fe Real Estate COVID-19 FAQs

At 8 am on March 24, 2020, New Mexico’s Secretary of Health, Kathy Kunkel, issued an order to close all non-essential businesses, requiring Santa Fe workers in non-essential businesses to work from home. Within the order, several businesses were classified as “essential” in New
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Coronavirus COVID-19

Preparing Yourself and Your Santa Fe Home for Coronavirus COVID-19

Article Originally Published: March 13, 2020Article Last Updated: August 10, 2020 The spread of coronavirus COVID-19 has created worldwide concern and panic as people seek ways to avoid falling victim to the virus. Because we care about every person in Santa Fe, we’ve done some research to
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Santa Fe, the City Different

Why Santa Fe is The City Different

For more than a century, Santa Fe, New Mexico, has been referred to as “The City Different.” But what makes Santa Fe so different, and why is it an amazing place to live? Here is a breakdown of five things that make Santa Fe a unique and awesome place to live: 1. Art Santa Fe is art.
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Zen Garden

Inspiration for Your Own Santa Fe Zen Garden

Have you ever thought, I would love to build a Zen garden, but don't know where to begin? If so, the inspiration from this article will hopefully start you on an enlightened journey of success. SEE ALSO: Hiking Trails in Santa Fe What is a Zen Garden? A Zen garden is an arrangement of
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Renovating Your Home Office

Having a home office in your Santa Fe home is a growing trend. This is attributed to the growing number of businesses letting employees work from home or people running their own business or side venture. And there is research, by Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom that backs an increase of
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Santa Fe House Hunting

Questions to Ask When House Hunting in Santa Fe

Congratulations on being in the market for a new home in Santa Fe, New Mexico! Buying a new home is exciting, intense, and even frustrating. ALSO SEE: Santa Fe Home Buyers Guide If you are like a typical home buyer, you will probably see 5-10 homes during your journey towards owning a new
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Santa Fe Real Estate Listings

Four New Santa Fe Real Estate Listings

Are you ready to find that perfect Santa Fe home or land? Here are four recent listings, including video and links to the listing page. Is one of these your future home? Contact Darlene Streit at (505) 920-8001. 1204 Camino De Cruz Blanca Rare opportunity to own this magnificent custom 3
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Basement Ideas

Ideas for Converting an Extra Room in Your Santa Fe Home into Something Awesome

Have you ever wondered what a good use would be for an extra room in your Santa Fe home? Is it being used for a storage area now while crying out for a greater purpose? Converting your extra room into a usable space not only makes it more useful to you, but it also increases the value of your
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