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We have made it through the first chilly month of 2019 and we are ready for February! This month there are many exciting things to partake in such as Restaurant Week, the Santa Fe Film Festival, Groundhog Day and so much more. Let us know your favorite things to do in February!

Mole & More
February 1st, 10am - 1pm
Santa Fe School of Cooking
During this three hour class you will learn how to make smoked chicken with mole. Mole is a sauce that is originated Mexico. Learn about mole and the rich history behind it.
santafeschoolofcooking.com

First Friday Art Activity
February 1st
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Spend the day in the O’Keeffe Museum creating your very own artwork. Event is free and all ages are welcome!
okeeffemuseum.org

Bubbles and

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I was honoured to receive this feedback today!

"From November 2018 through January 2019, Elle Seybold represented me as the selling agent in the sale of what had been my sister’s home in Santa Fe, NM. As I reside on the east coast and with my own local business and family responsibilities, it wasn’t possible for me to come out and stay in Santa Fe to oversee the physical preparation or any of the inspections or repairs that would be necessary to facilitate the sale. Although Elle cautioned me that a typical home sale can often take as long as 6 months from the date it lists, on the day it was listed the first couple that came to view the property agreed to purchase at the asking price! I believe that this was due, in large part to Elle’s thorough

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With winter in full swing and many winter activities to partake in, it can be tough to decide which lovely Land of Enchantment mountain to spend your season on. Here are a few of New Mexico's best winter wonderlands we suggest for you to spend a day or weekend at skiing, snowboarding and simply enjoying the snow in its glory.

Taos Ski Valley
Whether you are planning a vacation getaway or a staycation Taos Ski Valley is the perfect place. With so many tours and activities to choose from including snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing the choices are endless. You can stay in the quant Taos Ski Valley and catch the free shuttle up the mountain.
skitaos.com

Ski Santa Fe
Just a short 35 minute ride from Santa Fe we are minutes away from

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I'm delighted to announce that my Santa Fe Properties team, Peter Ferrara, Tom Abrams, and I have partnered with award winning builder Arete Homes to bring beautiful, new-build, quality homes to Santa Fe.  Arete Homes has an inventory of completed new homes that are move-in ready, and several new floor plans under construction. Arete Homes gives you the experience of personalizing your home, without the custom-home price. Signature features of every Arete Home is quality, with energy efficiency and optional upgraded finishes. Robert Gibbs has planned and built 17 residential communities with over 1,200 total new homes in the City and County of Santa Fe since 1994.  

We have lots of stunning inventory to choose from.  Please visit our models at

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Do you need a home for your horse? Look no further!

 

Board your horse at the Roy-El Farm centrally located in the beautiful Espanola Valley, an easy 30-minute drive from Santa Fe or Los Alamos, and only 45 minutes from Taos.

 

We have indoor and outdoor options, as well as indoor/outdoor combination paddocks.  Pastures are available for turn-out.  The facilities include both an indoor and an outdoor riding arena, a dressage court, 50’ round pen, tack room space, wash rack, heated washroom and heated lounge for relaxing.

 

Board is $425.00 per month and includes feeding twice per day as well as waste removal.  The Ranch Manager lives on site and we have ample trailer parking and turn around.

 

Basic health requirements must

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Wondering how to start off the New Year with Santa Fe Style? Here are some ideas to get you moving around our lovely City Different.

Taste of Canyon Road Dinner Tour
Ghost Tour: The Dark Side of Santa Fe
Southwest Tapas
Art & Chocolate Tour: A Matter of Taste 
Sample Sundays 
Wine Down Mondays
Monday Night Swing
Cowgirl Karaoke 
Date Night Pottery Class
Handmade Paper Lantern Workshop
Community Day at the Garden
Green Chile Workshop
Glass Fusing Fundamentals
SITE Santa Fe Presents Patti Smith 
The Symphony Presents | Recital: The Symphony Quintet 
Ester Hana
Tony Forrest Telemark Workshop
Jewelry Workshop: Brian Fleetwood

Taste of Canyon Road Dinner Tour 

January 2nd, 2 - 6pm
The Consignment Gallery

The perfect introduction into Santa Fe’s best

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Cold weather is upon us, and fireplaces are lighting up.  But do you have the right firewood to burn?

Any homeowner who regularly uses his or her fireplace in the winter months knows that dry, aged wood produces the best results for the ideal fire.  It burns better, produces more heat and produces less creosote build-up in your fireplace than green wood.  Green wood is hard to light and difficult to keep burning, it tends to smoulder and not burn consistently because it retains water.  You can usually tell the difference between older vs. green wood with a simple inspection.  Aged wood tends to have greyish bark and, on the inside, is dry and white, usually lighter than on the outside.  Young wood, instead, appears similar in colour throughout.  Aged

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As we prepare for the Holiday season there are many fun activities throughout Santa Fe and Albuquerque that will get you into the holiday spirit. Whether you are looking at a spectacular light show or making your own ornaments, Santa Fe is a wonderful place to be for the Holidays. Let us know what your favorite holiday activities is. One thing we can all hope for snow this holiday season!

The Nutcracker
December 15th - 16th
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Santa Fe’s annual performance of 'The Nutcracker' is a cannot miss holiday event. Embrace the holiday spirit and enjoy this amazing performance by Santa Fe’s Aspen Ballet Company. With over 60 dancers this show incorporates ballet, Chinese ribbon dance and flamenco.
aspensantafeballet.com

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Santa Fe Properties would like to recognize Sue Garfitt, winner of The National Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award. This award recognizes Realtors who have made a tremendous impact through volunteering and community outreach. Sue has been working with the Eldorado 285 Recycling Group to promote recycling to address the important issue of global warming. She has been working for over two years clocking in over 600 hours of community service. Santa Fe Properties would like to congratulate Sue for her amazing work and for bettering our community. 

 

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