All Things Real Estate: First Hour - May 31, 2020All Things Real Estate
This weekly radio show features host and Sotheby's International Realty's Associate Broker Rey Post (NM REC License #45660), as well as variety of special guests who offer news, information and commentary on current real estate, business, and community issues, important to home owners, buyers and sellers.
The “All Things Real Estate” (ATRE) radio show meets the standards established by the New Mexico Department of Health as an “essential business” (real estate-related and radio service), as defined in the state’s March 23, 2020 public health emergency order relating to the presence of coronavirus. As such, ATRE is committed to bringing timely and informative content to the public from some of the nation’s best business, non-profit, community, and real estate leaders. The guest commentators on this week’s show are emblematic of the quality of professionals who have helped to make ATRE a destination that people from all over the country turn to each Sunday.
In the 1st hour of the show, join Rey and his guest co-host---Bonnie Davis, Professional Community Association Manager with the homeowner association management company, Westgate Properties, LLC ---for the twelfth in a series of broadcasts that addresses the ways that those who work in real estate, other businesses, or community organizations, are pursuing their lives and professions, while dealing with the current coronavirus situation.
Community Association Management Update:
Bonnie will reflect on the show’s coronavirus theme, and also offer observations on the ways---in May 2020---that Westgate Properties, LLC is assisting the residents of the more than 60 homeowner (HOA) and condo (COA) association communities that the 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.
Santa Fe YouthWorks In The Community:
Melynn Schuyler, Executive Director of Santa Fe YouthWorks, will join Rey for a discussion of the current activities of this well-regarded non-profit organization, as it addresses the coronavirus situation, while serving the Santa Fe community. Founded by Melynn in 2001, YouthWorks has emerged as a cutting-edge, innovative organization offering a continuum of services designed to reconnect “at-risk” and disadvantaged youth within our community, through education, employment training, and job placement. Young adults Jennifer Gingold and Vincent Tapia were integral in the founding of YouthWorks. They worked along with Melynn to design and implement culturally and age-appropriate programs and services to address the unmet needs in Santa Fe. Through their efforts, YouthWorks developed programs that helped disconnected young people engage and succeed. Jennifer and Vincent’s memory and legacy live on through the work of YouthWorks, changing the lives of young people. The “All Things Real Estate” radio show is offering free air time to a number of non-profit organizations, enabling them to inform the public about their good works during our coronavirus situation.
Rey’s “Real Estate Recommendation":
Rey’s weekly real estate recommendation will offer information on the ongoing efforts of Sotheby’s International Realty to address the needs of home buyers and sellers, as the coronavirus situation continues. Rey will also share some thoughts on an ongoing element of teamwork, that he and all of his broker colleagues subscribe to. Specifically, that the marketing and administrative staff at the Santa Fe office of Sotheby’s International Realty are offering an even greater level of professional assistance to the company’s brokers and clients, during this exceptionally challenging period of time.
Broker Reflections and Property of the Week:
Rey will review the attributes of 168 Tesuque Village Road with his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Marilyn Foss. Rey will also ask Marilyn to reflect on how the coronavirus has impacted her personal life, and real estate work. Regarding Marilyn’s listing---found in the alluring, verdant landscape of Tesuque Village---a short drive to downtown Santa Fe---is a magnificent one-of-a-kind Territorial style estate, including a main residence, a two-bedroom guest house, courtyards, numerous portals, and a sparkling pool. Through the gated entry, and privately set back from the road, the brick driveway gracefully winds through a grassy field with mature trees to the elegant front faade, and entry courtyard. Recently completely remodeled, by the premier firm, Woods Design Build, the property is impeccable. The main residence boasts a high-ceilinged great room with an entertainer's wet bar and fireplaces anchoring two opposite sides of the room. A wood paneled study and a master suite with his and hers baths, closets and dressing rooms add sophistication. The kitchen features a long island, TV viewing area with fireplace, and a large breakfast area. With both formal and informal living areas, the attention to detail and quality prevails throughout. Finishes include flagstone and wood floors, plastered walls, numerous fireplaces, and beamed and viga ceilings. Ample covered parking includes a two-car garage and an oversize two-car carport. Outside the grounds are meticulously landscaped, and offer serenity and beauty.
In the second hour of the show, join host Bonnie Davis, Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) of Westgate Properties, LLC and her special guests for a discussion of “Collections, Compliance, and Community in times of Covid-19.” Bonnie will be joined by special guests, Tom Simon, PCAM and owner of Westgate Properties, LLC; and Linda Hooper, a board member and the social committee liaison for the Los Cerros Colorados homeowner association. Bonnie will also be joined by her monthly show’s regular content providers, as they address the theme of this second hour program:
Insurance Advice: Vincent Marciano of the ADV Insurance Agency—specializing in community association insurance needs—will also offer his monthly insurance counsel on other matters of interest to home owners.
HOA/COA Legal Tip: Attorney Lynn Krupnik, of Krupnik & Speas, PLLC, will offer commentary on how the coronavirus situation is impacting collections and compliance in community associations, and will also offer her monthly legal commentary, designed to benefit home owners who reside in community association neighborhoods.
ATRE Offers Information On Professional Business Services
The ATRE website (ATREradio.com) offers information on the roster of corporate supporters of the weekly program, which provide a range of business, community, and real estate services to a number of Northern New Mexico residents.
ATRE Wins National Award
RISMedia—the leading information and news provider for the residential real estate industry—has named ATRE as one of their "2020 Newsmakers." Cited as one of this year’s 300 nationally-recognized industry leaders, ATRE and others have been characterized by RISMedia as “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.” ATRE won in the category of "Trendsetters" in real estate, with information on the roster of award designees at: https://rismedia.com/2020-newsmakers/, and ATRE recognized at: https://rismedia.com/newsmaker/?id=429. 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.
Giving Back to the Community
Since 2009, the “All Things Real Estate” (ATRE) radio show has offered air time to a variety of Santa Fe non-profit and community organizations. Representatives from organizations are able to use the ATRE program to share news and information with northern New Mexico residents about their services and activities. Over the years, some of the highly-regarded non-profit organizations featured on the ATRE program are: Cornerstones Community Partnerships; Think New Mexico; Las Campanas Compadres; the Santa Fe Concorso; Kitchen Angels; Creative Santa Fe; and Dollars4Schools. In addition, Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber—who has offered commentary on the show since first elected in 2018—speaks to the programs, events and community activities important to the residents of the city. In 2019, the Town of Taos collaborated with ATRE, in a year-long information series—sponsored by the Taos Ski Valley—called “This Is Taos.” Designed to offer useful information about this historic northern New Mexico community, the monthly show earned high marks from the public. Among the companies and non-profit organizations joining in supporting this monthly show series were: Taos Mesa Brewing; the Taos Center for the Arts; the Taos Arts Council; the Taos Gallery Association; the Taos Opera Institute; as well as Taos Behavioral Health, the Strong at Heart, and Taos MainStreet Accelerator projects.
The Realogy Disaster Relief Fund
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As always, listener email questions and comments are welcome during the broadcast. Join in the conversation by calling Rey with your own questions or comments at 505-989-8900 or you can email Rey at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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***This afternoon, the Sunday broadcast of the “All Things Real Estate” show will be promoted during the popular weekday radio program, “The Richard Eeds Show.” Besides reviewing a rundown of the Sunday program, “Rey’s Real Estate Recommendation” will also be highlighted. The Eeds show airs each weekday 1-5pm (Mountain Time) on 1260 KTRC-AM, as well as via the “Listen Now” link at ATREradio.com.