All Things Real Estate: First Hour - January 26, 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 Bonnie Davis, Professional Community Association Manager with the homeowner association management company, Westgate Properties, LLC.


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.

Community Association Management Update: Speaking to the show theme, Bonnie will offer observations on the ways—in 2020—that Westgate Properties, LLC, is assisting the residents of the more than 60 homeowner (HOA) and condo (COA) association communities that they company manages in Northern New Mexico. Bonnie will also review the elements of the second hour of the show that she hosts. Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Westgate Properties, LLC, specializes in the management of multi-tenant commercial properties and homeowner associations. Their goal is to promote community through highly responsive management with the aim that quality of life, quality of work and the value of one’s real estate investment is improved. Bonnie, her colleague Tom Simon—the owner of Westgate Properties, LLC—and their regular second hour guest commentators have returned to the ATRE radio show in 2020 to offer valuable real estate input on the last Sunday of each month.

Lucky Dog H-Fi & Technology Solutions Report: Truewill Mashburn, co-owner of Lucky Dog Hi-Fi & Technology Solutions, will offer information on how he and his business partner, Daniel Muller, specialize in residential and commercial custom technology solutions offered to their clients in 2020. Over their four decades of professional experience, the Lucky Dog team has, at one point or another, worked for or owned record stores, night clubs, production companies, recording studios, and, of course, big box retailers. The different backgrounds of the Lucky Dog team contribute to a unique end result: their ability to customize their clients’ home for audio, A/V, home automation, networking, and home lighting based on their particular specifications and circumstances. They understand how architecture, design, engineering, acoustics, and technology can all work together to craft a certain outcome. Truewill and Daniel have joined “All Things Real Estate” in 2020 as corporate supporters and show commentators. Throughout the year, they will offer information on how their firm brings custom technology solutions to homes and businesses.

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 4212 Big Sky, with his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Adrienne DeGuere, who is hosting an open house of the property this Sunday. This charming two-story home in the Nava Ade neighborhood of Santa Fe features a wonderfully livable floor plan with three bedrooms and two full baths. The open concept living/dining area is light and bright with many large windows and sliding glass doors that provide easy access to the outdoor areas. The master suite is conveniently located on the ground floor, while upstairs are two light-filled bedrooms and a full bath. This special home has been upgraded with Travertine tile and newer Pergo tongue-in-groove wood-style laminate flooring. The upstairs bedrooms are carpeted for warmth and comfort. The private yard is fully enclosed with coyote fencing and has mature, drought-resistant landscaping. Various patios are located off the master bedroom, kitchen, and dining area. Nava Ade is a wonderful community that enjoys miles of walking trails and several park-like areas. There is also a community swimming pool, exercise gym, and sauna that is available to all residents.