All Things Real Estate: First Hour - January 5, 2020

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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.


Real Estate Broker Observations: Using the show theme as a backdrop, Rey will offer some thoughts on the focus of real estate brokers, as they work with home buyers, and sellers in 2020.

Stephen’s, A Consignment Gallery, in The New Year: Stephen Etre, Owner of Stephen’s, A Consignment Gallery, will reflect on a variety of activities the gallery will give attention to, as he and his team serve their clients throughout the New Year. This weekend, Stephen is attending and will give a report from the The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, which presents more than 700 recognized dealers from over 30 countries. Attendees can explore the show floor and discover everything from jewelry, watches, and handbags to artwork, furniture, and home décor. Stephen will also review his gallery’s successes in 2019, including the staging of estate sales at properties all over northern New Mexico. Stephen will preview his upcoming and nationally-known 2020 “Spring” and “Fall” sales events; as well as the mission of the gallery to “give back” to the Santa Fe community. The gallery is known as a popular destination for meeting the home design, furniture and accessory needs of consumers. With more than 13,000 square feet of display space, the gallery serves as a place that consumers—along with real estate professionals—have gone to for nearly four decades to find unique art, antiques, jewelry, furniture and home accessories. The gallery, as part of the Santa Fe community for nearly 40 years, is proud of its involvement in local charities, as well as cultural and educational organizations. The team at the gallery has a deep commitment to building local, and sustainable community relationships. For the 11th year in a row, Stephen’s gallery is serving in 2020 as one of the major corporate supporters of “All Things Real Estate,” with Mr. Etre offering monthly commentary throughout the year.

2020 Roofing and Home Maintenance Update: John Grisak, President of Fix My Roof, LLC, will offer some observations on a variety of 2020 roof restoration issues important to the residential and commercial clients he serves. John will also update the audience on not only the cutting-edge procedures and products that his company uses in roof restoration, but also the services offered by his other companies—Fiddler Roofing NM, and Zia Roofing. Fix My Roof, LLC, is committed to restoring existing roofs for a fraction of the cost of roof replacement while maximizing a positive impact on the environment by embracing environmentally responsible practices and educating the greater community about environmental stewardship. Headquartered in Santa Fe, John’s three roofing companies have completed both residential and commercial jobs in Santa Fe, Los Alamos, El Dorado, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Cochiti, Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Silver City, and many more locations. John, a long-time supporter of “All Things Real Estate,” has returned to the radio show in 2020, as one of the program’s most trusted content providers.

Santa Fe Vacation Rentals, LLC, Update: Donna Jones White, Owner and Qualifying Broker of Santa Fe Vacation Rentals, LLC, will discuss how she and her team will serve their clients throughout 2020, as they seek the best in vacation rental properties in New Mexico. Donna will also remind the audience about her company’s role in maintaining a collection of rental options for not only vacation guests, but also those who choose to come to Santa Fe and 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. As one of the most popular commentators over the years on the “All Things Real Estate” radio show, Donna has returned in 2020 to offer her monthly observations on a variety of important Santa Fe real estate and business issues.

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 check out 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 (see the "Unique Destinations" section on

Open House of the Week: Rey will review the attributes of 4 Redondo Court, which his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Sara Sacra is holding open for the public on Sunday afternoon. This beautifully updated and expansive three-bedroom, three-full-bathroom home is located in the neighborhood of Eldorado. Timeless details abound such as wood vigas, tall ceilings, corner kiva fireplace, brick flooring, and the custom entry coat closet. A major addition in 2002 added to the original home, including a spacious master bedroom en suite, and a large media room that could also be an office, library, or a great play area. Additional 2002 updates include: wide plank wood flooring in the living room and all bedrooms, plus all new wood casement windows throughout. The kitchen was completely remodeled in 2010 adding new wood custom cabinets, granite counter tops, and new stainless-steel appliances. Sited toward the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, there are dramatic views at the home year-round, and a beautiful quality of interior natural light. A perfect blend of classic Santa Fe charm with all of the updates that today’s buyers are seeking.