All Things Real Estate: First Hour - December 16, 2018

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In the first hour of the show, join Rey and guest co-host Dulce Avitia—Loan Partner at the Gateway Mortgage Group-—and other guests for a continuation of the show’s end-of-the-year discussion of business, community and real estate issues that were on the minds of consumers in 2018, as well as what may be on the agenda in the New Year.

Real Estate Broker Update: Throughout the month, Rey is offering his thoughts on a variety of real estate issues that have been important to home buyers, sellers and owners in 2018, as well as what they may be encountering in the New Year. Rey will also offer his review on some of the matters that professional real estate brokers will need to give attention to in 2019.
Gateway Mortgage Group “Home Buyer Tip”: As part of her thoughts on the show theme, Dulce Avitia will speak to mortgage matters that consumers need to give attention to in 2019; offer a review of the process that home buyers will follow when working with a lender in the New Year; and provide some observations on the importance of working with other real estate professionals who collaborate with home buyers in any purchase transaction. The Gateway Mortgage Group is one of the largest privately held mortgage companies in the country, doing its entire mortgage servicing in-house. This business element is important, since it means that Gateway’s customers work directly with them until the time their loan is paid. Commentary contained within this broadcast is for informational purposes only and should not be considered a solicitation to extend credit. Scott Robinson, NMLS 202265, is the licensed Branch Manager of the Gateway Mortgage Group, located at 502 West Cordova Road, Suite 1, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505. All loans are subject to program guidelines and final underwriting approval. Gateway Mortgage Group, LLC, is an equal housing lender. NMLS 7233. "All Things Real Estate" appreciates that the Gateway Mortgage Group is returning in 2019 as the radio show's mortgage commentator.
Santa Fe Vacation Rentals, LLC, Update: Donna Jones White, Owner and Qualifying Broker of Santa Fe Vacation Rentals, LLC, will not only reflect on the show theme, but will also underscore how important it is to offer information to her clients about the values of Santa Fe as a destination for work or vacation travel. In addition, Donna will also remind the audience about her company’s role in maintaining a collection of rental options for vacation guests who choose to come to Santa Fe, or for those who are seeking a furnished 30-day or long-term unfurnished property. Consumers from around the globe turn to Donna’s company to aid them in finding comfortable and high-quality residences for their stays in our community. We are pleased to advise that Donna is returning to the radio show in 2019 as a regular contributor of useful Santa Fe rental property news and information.
Rey’s “Real Estate Recommendation”: Rey’s weekly real estate recommendation will offer some suggestions on how to make the home buying and selling process a bit easier, more efficient and less time consuming for consumers.
Open House of the Week: Rey will review the attributes of 1071 Calle Largo with his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Deborah Day. Just five minutes to the historic Santa Fe plaza, this spacious four-bedroom home, sited on a 1.2-acre lot, features beautiful views of the mountains, gorgeous hardwood floors, hand-troweled plastered walls, and an open kitchen—excellent for chefs—with plenty of work space, a view to the rear yard, recently updated appliances and stunning granite counters.