There are a great number of time sensitive processes and actions involved in a real estate transaction after you’ve come to a contractual agreement and until closing. We’ll list them here and link to descriptions of each. To make it easier, a new window will open with each to keep this one visible. First a [...]
Ed Adams, a prominent appraiser in the Taos real estate market was kind enough to share his opinions with me concerning the new Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guidelines and procedures for appraisals. As most loans end up with involvement by these two government entities, buyers and sellers of Taos real estate need to be aware of these new requirements.
You’ve been in the Taos real estate market for a while, and you’ve finally found the perfect home for your vacation or retirement. The purchase agreement is negotiated, and you think you’ve gotten a decent price. Now it’s time to get to the home inspection process. Once your inspections are done, there will be things [...]
Home inspections in the Taos real estate market definitely have their own character, just as the properties being inspected. We have some interesting and challenging architecture and construction, including: very old adobe homes; pueblo style with flat roofs; territorial style with peaked roofs; geodesic domes; off-the-grid earthships; and even homes converted from railroad cars and water [...]
In a Taos real estate purchase agreement, there is an item with two charts. One chart lists loan related costs and fees, while the other lists closing costs. Each chart has three columns, Buyer, Seller and Not Required. Usually check marks are placed next to each item under who has agreed to pay it, Buyer or [...]
Taos real estate transactions aren’t dramatically different from those in other areas, but we do have our peculiarities. Much of the Taos real estate purchase agreement will however be very similar to other areas of New Mexico. We’ll have several pages on this site to help you with the process of closing a Taos real [...]
Many a buyer and seller in the Taos real estate market have been frustrated or even damaged by easement issues. As with most real estate and investment decisions, the purchase or sale of Taos real estate should involve careful research and verification of legal access to the property. It’s the small things that turn into [...]
Title insurance isn’t that much different in the Taos real estate market than in others. We have four title companies in the town of Taos: Advantage Land Title First New Mexico Title Taos Title Teirras de Taos Title As title insurance rates are regulated in New Mexico, there will be no difference in cost for [...]
Here is a list of local insurance companies to contact regarding homeowner insurance: Company Phone Email Website Allstate 575-758-3308 Email www.allstate.com Brown & Brown Insurance 575-758-2244 Email Beaudry Insurance 575-758-8106 Email State Farm Insurance 866-615-2345 Email www.wandaquintana.com Jack Cruz Hopkins 575-758-4618 Email Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.