By Rey Post
The “All Things Real Estate radio show airs this Sunday, November 28 (12-2pm Mountain Time) on Santa Fe’s Talk 1260 AM KTRC and 103.7-FM, and streams on SantaFe.com, as well as via the “Listen Now” link at ATREradio.com.
This weekly radio show features host and Sotheby’s International Realty’s Associate Broker Rey Post (NM REC License #45660), as well as a variety of special guests who offer news, information, and commentary on current real estate, business, and community issues, important to homeowners, buyers, and sellers.
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.
With Thanksgiving just occurring; “Black Friday” sales underway; and “Cyber Monday” in front of us, Rey and Bonnie will use these occasions to underscore how home owners embrace the holiday season. Included in the conversation will be the ways that people make their homes “safe” for friends and family, as we still are mindful of the impact of Covid-19 in our lives; how Black Friday and Cyber Monday can serve as valuable tools to aid in the furnishing of homes, with our current supply chain challenges; and generally, how consumers address their ongoing interest in real estate sales activities, during the holiday season.
Community Association Management Update:
Bonnie will reflect on the show’s theme, and will also offer a review of the ways—in November 2021—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 summarize 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 2021, to offer valuable real estate input on the last Sunday of each month.
Scott Robinson Mortgage Update:
Scott Robinson, the new Area Sales Manager for Union Home Mortgage, NMLS 202265, will speak to the show theme, and also take the opportunity to advise the audience why getting a home loan shouldn’t be complicated. He will illustrate how Union Home Mortgage puts consumers first, using a simple, convenient mortgage process, that delivers on the promise of home. Scott will share why Union Home Mortgage is known for its world-class service, personalized loans, and unwavering support, making them the hometown lender for consumers. Union Home Mortgage Corporation is an equal housing lender. NMLS 2229.
Rey’s “Real Estate Recommendation”:
Rey’s weekly real estate recommendation offers information on a variety of timely home buying and selling, community and business issues that impact the lives and work of consumers and real estate professionals. Rey’s commentary will include observations on the element of broker teamwork, and the professional assistance the marketing and administrative staff at the Santa Fe office of Sotheby’s International Realty bring to their interaction with the company’s brokers and clients.
Broker Reflections On This Week’s Featured Property:
Rey will review the attributes of 28 Village Lane with his Sotheby’s International Realty broker colleague Darlene Streit. Rey and Darlene will also discuss the state of the real estate market as we move towards the end of 2021. Regarding Darlene’s listing—This five-bedroom, three-bath exquisite, ecologically sustainable estate on 5.25 +/- acres, offers inspirational mountain views. Striking and elegantly detailed home with Moroccan style doorways, colorful decorative tiles, imaginative painted murals and doors, wood ceilings, bay windows, lofts, fireplace, and wood burning stoves. A home for creatives with Zen-like sensibilities. The home has a fluid open floor plan, with soft natural light and treehouse views, two living areas, and a formal dining room, plus breakfast area near the kitchen. In addition, there is a separate office or library. Retreat from the world in your infrared sauna located in the shoji room, and relax in the Turkish tiled bath with private views, or enjoy nature from the hot tub and lounge off the master bedroom. Grounds include a spacious pergola, a labyrinth, fruit trees, grape vines and herbs, and detached studio. The geodesic dome greenhouse is ideal for gardeners. This active solar home, is tucked off a private road in a small, gated community. Pastoral setting yet minutes from Santa Fe’s shopping, restaurants, medical, and museums.
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 “Community Association Compliance.” Bonnie will be joined in the conversation for the entire hour, with one of her regular content providers—Lynn Krupnik, of the law firm Krupnik & Speas, PLLC. Lynn and her colleagues offer a wide range of services for community associations and condominium associations. Such services include assisting associations with their governance, enforcing the association’s governing documents, and working with associations to address other legal issues that they face. Bonnie will also be joined by her other monthly content providers, as they address the theme of this second hour program:
· Insurance Advice: Vincent Marciano, of the ADV Insurance Agency—whose firm specializes in community association insurance needs—will also offer his monthly insurance counsel on other matters of interest to home owners.
· Landscape Update: Sean Gabriel, of Proscape Landscape Management, will share his latest suggestions on landscaping maintenance in community associations.
ATRE Marks 12 Years Of Airing On June 6, 2021
ATRE began airing in June 2009, with the show broadcasting on more than 625 occasions after its launch date. Mostly in a two-hour format, the show has engaged in conversations with more than 2,700 guest commentators coming from Santa Fe and national real estate, business, governmental, entertainment, and community organizations. Though Rey created the show and has hosted just about every 1st hour (and many of the 2nd-hour broadcasts), a number of professionals have served as special guest hosts for many of the 2nd-hour broadcasts of the show. Rey is honored that ATRE has been embraced by the listening audience, with people in Santa Fe, throughout New Mexico, and across the country selecting the show as a destination each Sunday. He is also very appreciative of the program’s corporate supporters, broadcast professionals at Hutton Broadcasting, and the marketing team at Sotheby’s International Realty, for all that they have done to make the show a success. Here is a link to a press release marking the 12-year anniversary of the program.
ATRE Wins National Award
In January 2020, RISMedia—the leading information and news provider for the residential real estate industry—named ATRE as one of their “2020 Newsmakers.” Cited as a nationally recognized industry leader, ATRE and others were 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; Dollars4Schools; and Youthworks. Senior Officers of the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, have also served as commentators on the program. 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
The Realogy Disaster Relief Fund has been activated with the sole purpose of providing much-needed financial assistance to help those in need who are not covered by personal insurance policies. You may make a tax-deductible donation to the fund. The Realogy Disaster Relief Fund is managed through the Realogy Charitable Foundation. In donating to the Fund, 100 percent of the money will be disbursed to those who are affected by declared federal disasters. Click here to donate to the Realogy Disaster Relief Fund. Realogy Holdings Corp. delivers its real estate services through its well-known industry brands including Sotheby’s International Realty®.
As always, listener email questions and comments are welcome during the broadcast. Join in the conversation by contacting Rey with your own questions, comments, or show topic suggestions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the radio show and tune in via the Internet: Go to www.ATREradio.com and click on the “Listen Now” button.