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Archives: October 2019

3608 Hannett Avenue is the Albuquerque Home You’ve Been Waiting for

Imagine: cotton candy sunsets streaming across the sky, a private backyard oasis fenced off from prying eyes, a crackling stone fireplace inviting you inside—3608 Hannett Avenue is a dream come true.

If you’ve been on the search for a 3-bed, 1.5-bath Albuquerque home that has a prime location, recently updated features, and an affordable price tag, then you’re going to want to take a closer look at this listing. Like what you see? Give us a call, and we’d be more than happy to set you up with a private showing.

Cozy Great Room

The great room at 3608 Hannett Avenue.

Whether you’re relaxing after a night at work or entertaining friends and family, the great room is the perfect space! The stunning stone fireplace is just waiting to come alive with crackling flames, and the built-in wooden bookshelf is the perfect place to add a splash of character.

Plus, the great room flows directly into the dining room and kitchen, so it’s perfect for floating from space to space!

A Dreamy Kitchen

The kitchen at 3608 Hannett Avenue.

The cut-out granite bar in the kitchen acts as a welcoming entryway into the space, connecting it with the rest of the main floor. You’ll also find ample counter space and sunny views out the back window!

Although the kitchen is fantastic the way it is, it also has tons of potential for personalization. Refinish those cabinets, add a backsplash, and really make the space your own!

Flex Space Full of Possibilities

The sitting room at 3608 Hannett Avenue.

Just off the great room and the dining room, you’ll find a cozy room that opens up to the back porch. The previous owners used the space as a sitting room—but there are plenty of other possibilities, from exercise space to an art studio to a home office.

Sparkling Clean Bathroom

The modern and clean bathroom of the home.

The main bathroom of the home is sharp, clean, and modern, with a small sink area that uses the space efficiently and a row of vanity lights that keeps things bright!

Private Back Yard

The back yard at 3608 Hannett Avenue.

While there are plenty of highlights to 3608 Hannett Avenue, the back yard might just be the best part. The back door leads directly out to a covered concrete patio, perfect for a cookout and some outdoor furniture. The rest of the yard is surrounded by a tall fence—half concrete, half wood—so you never have to worry about prying eyes.

The remaining yard space is offers a mix of verdant greenery and wood chips, so you’ll be able to fine-tune your green thumb, host a backyard bash, or even put in a fire pit—the choice is yours!

Prime Location

The exterior and an Albuquerque sunset.

Aside from the features of the home, it also boasts a highly convenient location. Within minutes of your front door, you’ll find the University of New Mexico campus, Whole Foods Market, and Altura Park. Other major stops like Old Town and the Albuquerque Sunport are also just 10 minutes away!

Ready to See 3608 Hannett Avenue for Yourself?

There are so many other highlights of this stunning Albuquerque property—want to see the rest for yourself? Just give the Feil Team a call, and we’ll set you up with a private showing!

In the market fora new home but not sure if 3608 Hannett Avenue is the one for you? Use our specialized search tool to see what else is on the market, and let us know if you have any questions!

The Top 5 Exterior Areas to Fix up Before Listing Your Home this Fall

You’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to sell your home, and we’ll be honest: they do have their perks. But with mortgage rates remaining low and motivated buyers steadily flowing into the market, this fall is shaping up to be a pretty profitable selling season. 

If you’re gearing up to list your home soon, then you’ll need to pay extra attention to your outdoor areas. Here are the top five spaces to give a little TLC to before you sell!

The Lawn

An old rake leaning against the wall of a home.

Once you’ve raked up the leaves, you might think your lawn is all taken care of. But there’s much more to fall lawn care than bagging up leaves! If temperatures haven’t majorly dropped by the time you list, you’ll need to keep mowing your lawn—it’ll continue growing until the first hard frost. 

If you’ve got a few bare spots in your yard, fall is also the perfect time for overseeding! Since the ground is relatively warm but the sun isn’t quite as powerful as in the summer, growing conditions are better than ever. Just be sure you’re providing your lawn with plenty of water, and those sparse spots should start to fill in. 

The Garden

Pumpkins and gourds sitting on a table.

Since you’re planning a move, you probably don’t want to start planting new veggies, but there are other ways to give your garden a fresh look. First, you’ll want to make sure all of your leftover plants from spring and summer are cleared out, and your plot is weed-free. Once that’s taken care of, it’s time for the fun part! 

Picked up a few pumpkins or gourds from the farmers’ market? Set them out near your doorstep. Need a home for a scarecrow or two? Give them a perch on either side of the garden. You can fill in any blank space with potted plants like mums or sunflowers or a decorative holiday banner! 

The Roof 

Leaves in a gutter.

With trees shedding leaves and dead branches, you’ve probably got a decent amount of brush and foliage dotting your roof. Now’s the time to pull out the ladder and do a clean sweep. Plus, it’s the perfect chance to get a look at the condition of your shingles and see if any need replacing! 

While you’re up there, be sure to sweep out your gutters, as well. There’s a good chance the extra debris has them more clogged up than usual, which could lead to flooding or exterior damage. Clearing them out will prevent any issues, and show buyers that you go the extra mile in maintaining your home. 

The Porch

Fall decor including a wreath, potted plants, and gourds, all placed around a small bench.

The crowning glory of your home’s exterior, the porch should act as the first taste of what the inside of the home has to offer. You want to strike the perfect balance between warm and welcoming and clean and clutter-free!

First, take care of spiffing the space up by sweeping the floors, ringing out the welcome mat, and dusting off any outdoor furniture. If you have one too many chairs or a crowded collection of potted plants, you should remove some of the clutter. 

Then, add a little character! Put a few pumpkins by door, set out a scented candle or two, swap out your porch light for a warmer wattage, and update your throw pillows—just be careful not to overdo it. Since your porch space is likely relatively small, a little goes a long way. 

The Front Door

A welcome sign and a small wreath on a white front door.

It’s only a small portion of your exterior, but if you play your cards right, your front door can be one of the most eye-catching parts of your home. Nothing draws attention like a fresh coat of paint, so you should consider picking a shade that pops and matches your siding—like a warm red or a bold blue. At the very least, you should use furniture wax or dish soap to scrub out the dinginess. 

Once you’ve revamped your door, it’s time to accessorize! Since it’s fall, you should be able to easily find a seasonal wreath to hang. If you really want to go the extra mile, think about replacing your house number or knocker with some shiny new hardware. 

Need a Few More Tips?

If you want to make sure your home is staged to impress—in all areas—then we can help. In addition to our home-staging resources, we’d also be more than happy to do a walkthrough of your home and recommend a few personalized decor suggestions or DIY improvements.

From helping you stage to navigating closing, we’ll be there to help you through the selling process, every step of the way. Whenever you’re ready to get started, we’re just a phone call away! 

A Private Home with Scenic Views: Discover this Santa Fe Getaway

An iconic stucco exterior, surrounding gates for added privacy, stunning views of desert flora and fauna and dramatic mountain peaks—this apartment in Santa Fe offers a living experience like no other.

From the patio to the master bedroom and everywhere in between, 663 Bishops Lodge Road certainly has a lot to love, right down to the details! Get a sneak peek at what makes Apartment 77 so one-of-a-kind, and let us know when you’re ready to see it in person.

Warm Living Space

The living room at 663 Bishops Lodge Road Apartment 77.

Step through the threshold and stroll down the short entryway, and you’ll find a roomy and welcoming living space. Thanks to the wide-open concept of the floor plan, the living room flows directly into the dining room and kitchen, as well as the back patio.

The warm fireplace is perfect for cozying up during cool nights, and the floor-to-ceiling windows and patio door allow natural lighting to flood the space every morning. Whether you’re entertaining guests or having a relaxing night in, this space is perfect for whatever you need.

A Perfectly Cozy Kitchen

The kitchen at 663 Bishops Lodge Road Apartment 77.

The warm yellows and greens of the living room flow directly into the kitchen. The space here is the perfect size—not too big and not too small—and the openness of the room promotes a sociable atmosphere. Baking cookies, meal prepping for the week, arranging a cheese board for game night—you can do it all without missing a beat.

Plus, there’s plenty of opportunity to shake up the design and really make the kitchen your own!

A Gorgeous Balcony Getaway

The balcony at 663 Bishops Lodge Road Apartment 77.

In the upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms including the master, which is complete with a walk-in closet and a private bathroom, as well as enough space to fit a luxurious four poster bed.

But the real crowning joy of the master bedroom? The amazing private balcony. You can wake up each morning and enjoy a hot cup of coffee as you gaze out upon the surrounding city and greenery—we really can’t think of a much better way to start your day!

Generous Yard Space

The patio at 663 Bishops Lodge Road Apartment 77.

You might think that since 663 Bishops Lodge Road is an apartment, you’ll have to sacrifice your yard space, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, the home offers a rather roomy patio area, perfect for grilling out or sitting around a cozy backyard bonfire. A fence offers extra privacy from your next-door neighbors, and there’s plenty of room to throw up a few patio sets!

Ready to See More?

There’s so much more that 663 Bishops Lodge Road has to offer—don’t you want the chance to see it all for yourself? Just give the Feil Team a call today, and we’ll get you set up with your own personal showing ASAP.

Still want to buy but not quite sure what you’re looking for? We can help with that, too. Check out our specialized search tool to start narrowing down your options, and let us know when you’re ready to see some homes in person.

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