All Things Real Estate: First Hour - January 19, 2020

All Things Real Estate

Throughout January, Rey and his guests will offer commentary on a variety of real estate, business and community issues that will impact the lives of home owners, buyers and sellers in 2020. In the first hour of the show, Rey is co-hosting the program with Jason Rogers, the President of the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association.


ATRE Wins National Award: RISMedia—the leading information and news provider for the residential real estate industry—just announced its 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. ATRE has been named one of this year’s 300 nationally-recognized industry leaders, who are cited by RISMedia as those who “are making a difference in the real estate and homeownership sectors, and whose actions have a far-reaching and profound impact on the real estate industry, from nationwide to their own local communities.” ATRE won in the category of "Trendsetters" in the real estate, with information on the roster of award designees at:, and ATRE recognized at: Rey is honored to be a recipient of this special award, and thanks all of the professionals who have helped to make ATRE a destination that people go to each week, since the show first launched in 2009.

Real Estate Broker Observations: Speaking to the show theme, and continuing his month-long observations this January, Rey will offer some new thoughts on the focus of real estate brokers, as they work with home buyers and sellers in 2020.

Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association News: Rey will be joined by Jason Rogers, the 2020 President of the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association (SFAHBA), and a member of the team of professionals at Santa Fe’s premier high end appliance dealer—Sierra West Sales—for a discussion of home construction issues important to the agenda of the members of the SFAHBA. Jason will also offer a summary of the SFAHBA’s major public events in 2020, including the staging of the “Home Show" on March 14-15, as well as highlighting the elements of this year’s edition of the nationally-known “Haciendas, A Parade of Homes” tour staged in August. As we enter the New Year, Jason will also offer a review of what he hopes to accomplish in 2020, as he leads the SFAHBA. For the 10th year in a row, the SFAHBA is continuing in 2020 as a corporate supporter of, and content provider for, the “All Things Real Estate” radio show. As a reminder, tune in to the SFAHBA’s weekly radio show “Green Building”—airing just before the “All Things Real Estate” program—at 11 am (Mountain Time) each Sunday on KTRC’s 1260AM and 103.7FM (also heard at the same time via the “Listen Now” link at

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. An ongoing recommendation that Rey offers is to see his listing of a 10-acre parcel of land, just nine miles east of Abiquiu, and situated above the Rio Chama, with 360-degree vistas (for information, see the "Unique Destination" section on

Open House of the Week: Rey will review the attributes of 111 Sunflower Drive, which his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Britt Klein is holding open for the public on Sunday afternoon. Come experience the ultimate blend of sophistication with traditional Santa Fe architecture and unobstructed Sangre de Cristo Mountain views. Well sited on an elevated 1.97-acre Estates II view lot, this exceptionally designed Las Campanas three-bedroom residence offers an ideal floor plan which provides thoughtful separation of space, and is just a short drive to downtown Santa Fe. Design features include a newly updated Chef's Island kitchen with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, a casual living room or media room directly off the kitchen with a fireplace, and room for a breakfast dining area or office, a formal living room with elevated ceilings, fireplace and picture windows, and a formal dining area with portal access. Additionally, this spectacular home offers a private master suite with a fireplace and its own private portal, a spa-like master bath with a walk-in shower, jetted tub and a generous walk-in closet, and a private guest wing with two guest bedrooms. Ideal for entertaining and enjoying indoor/outdoor living at its finest, this home offers a lushly landscaped front yard with water feature, and rear portal with a built-in BBQ and fireplace. Exceptional finishes include rich beams and vigas throughout, stacked stone interior and exterior accents, limestone kitchen counters, brick flooring, plaster walls throughout, and a heated garage.