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Albuquerque loses a stately historic apartment community

Todd Clarke @ August 5, 2009 # Comments Off on Albuquerque loses a stately historic apartment community

Fire last night destroyed one of Albuquerque’s best loved medium sized apartment communities- the Castle Apartments. Located between downtown and old town at 1410 Central SW, the 20 unit apartment community caught fire around 8pm and continued to burn in the Wednesday morning. Built in 1922, the 15,150 square foot apartments featured amazing built-ins and […]

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ULI’s new economic dashboard

Todd Clarke @ July 25, 2009 # Comments Off on ULI’s new economic dashboard

The Urban Land Institute has added an economic dashboard to it’s website – it can be found here . The dashboard provides an update of leading economic indicators that often foreshadow changes in the real estate market. ULI also has one of the best real estate libraries that can be found in any organization.

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2nd Qtr Capital Markets Update by Jamie Dick

Todd Clarke @ June 29, 2009 # Comments Off on 2nd Qtr Capital Markets Update by Jamie Dick

Summary The commercial real estate capital markets continue to operate in a constricted manner as the 2nd quarter of 2009 draws to a close. With CMBS associated lending completely shutdown income property borrowers must continue to focus on the life insurance, bank, credit union and private capital lender sectors for any financing needs for the […]

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part II: Over Reaching Legislation – Seller financing update – how smart do you need to seller finance?

Todd Clarke @ June 8, 2009 # Comments Off on part II: Over Reaching Legislation – Seller financing update – how smart do you need to seller finance?

From fellow Realtor Ric Thom – Property Transfer Could Hinge on IQ and Net Worth If HR 1728 Passes As Is. On May 26, 2009 I wrote about Congress restricting owner financing and how HR 1728 limits a property owner to selling only 1 property every 36 months if offering owner financing (HR 1728, see […]

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Property Tax update on Ministorage buildings in the Albuquerque MSA

Todd Clarke @ April 15, 2009 # Comments Off on Property Tax update on Ministorage buildings in the Albuquerque MSA

Operations focus – are your property taxes to high? With the changing economy, many owners are focusing their efforts on reducing operational expenses.  One often overlooked item on the expense list is property taxes.  The right of the local county to tax your property is embedded in New Mexico’s constitution which also spells out the […]

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From the lobo game

Todd Clarke @ January 17, 2009 # Comments Off on From the lobo game

Wow!

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Suncal goes on the offensive and promotes TIDDs

Todd Clarke @ January 11, 2009 # Comments Off on Suncal goes on the offensive and promotes TIDDs

Suncal, the recent buyer of Westland’s 64,000 acres, originally known as the Atrisco Land grant, has started promoting the benefits of Tax Increment Development Districts or TIDDS as it continues to seek the City’s approval of its development plan. TIDDS are also in the works for the redevelopment of the Winrock shopping center (named for […]

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The oddest Christmas present?

Todd Clarke @ December 24, 2008 # Comments Off on The oddest Christmas present?

Still looking for your partner for the coolest real estate gift? How about this gigantic map that illustrates where our tax dollars go? How could your partner possibly live another day without this fine gift?

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