All Things Real Estate: Second Hour - November 18, 2018

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In the second hour of the show, join Rey for a very special preview of a new series that will be launched fully in 2019 called “This Is Taos.” The series will offer monthly interviews with business, tourism, government, cultural and real estate leaders to underscore why Taos is an important neighbor to Santa Fe. As Rey’s initial guest during the second hour broadcast, Karina Armijo, Director of Marketing and Tourism for Taos, will speak to the variety of attractions that make the town a special destination; why the town serves as a desirable destination for home buying; the multitude of activities the town offers to consumers as we begin winter; as well as some background on her role as a member of the management team in Taos government. Chosen by Taos Town Manager RickBellis and Mayor Dan Barrone in 2017 to fill the position of overseeing the town’s marketing and tourism activities, Karina is a well-respected professional who is characterized by the publication taoStyle as ‘very approachable, a good listener who holds the concerns of the community close to her heart.’ An article in The Taos News, offers some perspective on the approach that Karinatakes in her work to promote all of the positive elements of Taos. 

Also joining Rey in the second hour of the show for a conversation about the important relationship that the Taos Ski Valley (TSV) has with the people of northern New Mexico, is David Norden, Chief Executive Officer of TSV. David will offer an update on what visitors to TSV can enjoy at the resort this coming winter, as well as throughout the year. Since July 2016, David has brought his highly regarded and extensive ski industry experience to the role of managing all of the existing operations of this multi-season resort destination, including The Blake, a new slope side hotel. TSV is the first major ski resort to become a certified B Corp. This certification helps ensure that TSV meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, sustainability, public transparency and legal accountability. Becoming a B Corp also means that the long-held values of inclusion, sustainability, and respect for all are validated. To further the interest of real estate and economic development in northern New Mexico, Taos and Santa Fe are among the members of the Northern New Mexico Air Alliance (NNMAA), a non-profit group of businesses, cities, counties and attractions.NNMAA serves as a vehicle for expanding opportunities for consumers who are seeking real estate, economic, sport and entertainment options in northern New Mexico. Rey and his broker colleagues atSotheby’s International Realty, work to make home and land options in Santa Fe, Taos and other parts of northern New Mexico available to consumers (see “Unique Destination” at ATREradio.com).