All Things Real Estate: First Hour - July 7, 2019

All Things Real Estate - July 7, 2019

In the first hour of the show, join Rey and his guest co-host Kevin Skelly, Master Builder and Principal at residential construction firm K.M. Skelly, Inc., and their guests as they mark the Fourth of July, with a discussion of a variety of current real estate issues.

Real Estate Broker Observations: Rey will offer his thoughts, as our nation celebrates its 243rd anniversary—this Fourth of July weekend—of the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.
 Home Builder Report: Guest co-host Kevin Skelly will offer his own thoughts on the “independence”-inspired theme of the show, as it applies to custom home building. Kevin will also update the audience on the state of home construction as we begin the second half of 2019. K.M. Skelly, Inc., has perfected a strategy that concentrates on customer service and quality products by giving attention to the details in every project. Kevin Skelly is a Certified Green Professional and a Graduate Master Builder with over 35 years of industry experience. Living in Santa Fe for more than 20 years, Kevin has developed a love for Santa Fe style that incorporates simple lines and reflects the landscape’s natural beauty. Accepting a limited number of projects each year, K.M. Skelly, Inc., is able to build a lasting trust with every client, transforming their visions into reality.
2019 Roofing and Home Maintenance Update: John Grisak, President  of Fix My Roof, LLC, will offer some observations on the Fourth of July holiday weekend. John will also update the audience on not only the cutting-edge procedures and products that his company uses in residential and commercial roof restoration, but also the services offered by his new company, Fiddler Roofing NM. 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 two 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.
Gateway Mortgage Group “Home Buyer Tip”: Besides offering his thoughts on the theme of Sunday’s show, Scott Robinson, Mortgage Sales Manager at the Gateway Mortgage Group, NMLS 202265, will also provide a useful mortgage tip that can benefit home buyers who are purchasing a property in collaboration with a lender. 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. The Gateway Mortgage Group is 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.
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 enjoyable for consumers.
Open House of the Week: Rey will review the attributes of 3 Sundance Circle with his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Darlene Streit. This newly built, four-bedroom home was designed by the local architectural firm of Hoopes and Associates Architects, and was built by J.C Nero Construction. Enter the home through double doors into the large foyer leading to the open and bright window-lined great room, featuring a grand fireplace and large windows, making the views from this room unparalleled. The home offers a dining area and spacious kitchen with plenty of counter space, as well as a large pantry and center island. The home’s master suite—with a private portal—is nicely separated from the other bedrooms and boasts a fireplace, a spacious walk-in closet/dressing room, and a luxurious bathroom with steam shower, soaking tub and water closet. In addition to tile floors, radiant in-floor heat and cooling, and well-placed skylights, this home features a large, walled backyard and oversized garage with storage space. Extra amenities include a security system and a built-in barbecue grill. Situated in the community of Las Campanas—just minutes north of Santa Fe’s galleries, shops and restaurants and with easy access to Route 599—this home was designed for comfort and elegance.