A successful real estate transaction involves four main pillars: the broker, the client, the listing, and the current market conditions. These four elements are tied together in myriad ways: The success of a listing can depend on how the broker markets the home. Market conditions...

Our beloved hometown paper, the Santa Fe Reporter, moved into their new offices at Pacheco Street in December after more than 30 years at the former Marcy Street office. Our own Barker Realty Broker Jen Fong sat down with Julie Ann Grimm, the editor, and...

Santa Fe is a city with a spectacular natural setting, a vibrant arts scene, unique cuisine—and its own architectural profile.   Homebuyers may be familiar with terms like camino, but do you know the difference between a nicho and a viga?   Never fear—our handy reference will put you in the know as you look...

There's something about the taste and aroma of chocolate that comforts the soul and satisfies the sweetest sweet tooth. Santa Fe winters are prime time for indulging in chocolate. For one thing, the colder temperatures mean we can eat chocolate without it melting on our...

Downsizing is a goal many homeowners set at some point in their lives. When a house is too big for your needs, the impact can hit your wallet, your time, and even your health.   Housing is often our single biggest expense. Downsizing to a less expensive...