Your Sustainable Home: Build new or Renovate?

We at the Smart Living Team at Keller Williams believe that a home should meet the unique needs and goals of the people who live there.  A SUSTAINABLE home is one that sustains a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle – a true dream home. There are essentially three paths to reaching your sustainable dream home – and all begin with YOUR dreams … Read More

Tax Deductions and Homeowership

t the end of 2017, the United States underwent the largest tax law overhaul in more than 30 years. The new law, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), is effective from 2018 – 2025 and makes several changes to oft-used tax deductions. If you own a home or are in the process of buying or selling, here are … Read More

The Smart Home Buying Plan, Step 1: Your Dreams and Goals

Define your dreams and goals

The process of buying the right house for you begins with understanding your dreams and goals for home ownership. Have fun with this! Asking yourself the following “what, when, where, why and how” questions is a great place to start. hat do you need in a home? In addition to the number of bedrooms and bathrooms required, be sure to … Read More

Live Smart! Take Action on Sustainability

Image showing the various ways to make your home a zero energy ready home

ccording to popular definition, “sustainability” is the ability to fully meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. In other words, to live sustainably, we should be able to live well today, supporting our comfort, health and well-being, in ways that assure the same for future generations. I find that most people … Read More

Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven


“Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis…is a surprisingly effective first step.” – Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of Bowling Alone While advancements in technology have made it possible for us to connect with people … Read More

Increase Your Home’s Value Up to 28% with These 5 Tips

Sell your home faster.

Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell your home for more. Whether you’re thinking of selling your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here are several ways to increase your home’s curb appeal. 1. Make your home’s exterior look … Read More

Why Buy a Home Now

Why Buy Now
Did You Know? Did you know that this spring may be the perfect time to buy a home in Dona Ana County? Like the wind storms that roar through New Mexico this time of year, a “perfect storm” of circumstances currently exists which makes it a great time to buy. Over the last three years, the median listing price in ... Read More

Why Invest in Las Cruces

Looking to Invest in Las Cruces Real Estate? Now is a great time to invest in Las Cruces real estate; the market is expanding, and prices are still low! This great city is the cultural center of Southern New Mexico, offering countless opportunities for you to make smart real estate investments and enjoy unprecedented economic growth. Located at the crossroads … Read More

Metro Verde Residential Development

What is Metro Verde? Metro Verde is the premier residential development in beautiful Las Cruces. This fantastic and green development is perfectly situated within the city, allowing for easy access to schools, shopping, movie theaters, and medical centers, all within a quick 2-10 minute drive. Located in the heart of the Las Cruces real estate boom, Metro Verde is just … Read More

Homes for Sale in Las Cruces Under $100,000

Homes for sale in Las Cruces under $100,000 are hard to find, and a really great, move-in ready home is even more rare. For someone looking for sweet deal on a home for under $100,000 in Las Cruces, this beautiful two bedroom, two bath townhome is the one! Though small in size, this cute and cozy home at 613 Sheryl Way packs a lot … Read More