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Like cleaning your siding — just be sure to start from the bottom and go up.

Could it really be summer?!

Tackle these five summer maintenance tasks during June's longer days and better weather — and save yourself time and money this winter.

#1 Update Outdoor Lighting

In June, winter nights are probably the last thing on your mind. But early summer is the perfect time to plan for those "OMG it's only 4:30, and it's already dark " moments by adding or updating landscape lighting.

The most energy-efficient, easy-to-install option is solar lighting, but it won't perform as well on dark or snowy days. For light no matter the weather, install electric.

LED bulbs last up to five times longer and also use less energy than comparable bulbs.

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Selling, a famous salesman once said, is essentially a transfer of feelings.

You love and cherish your home. You want the next owner to fall in love with it, too — through photos, through words, and through the experience of walking through your front door. But, perhaps most, you want to get the price you want.

This isn’t a small task. Selling a home requires work. It requires time. The journey isn’t always easy. There will be frustrations. But when you seal the deal and move on to your next chapter  — wow, what a blissful, boss feeling.

Below, we preview and link to each step in your journey.  We’ll discuss how to know what you want (and what your partner wants, if you’re selling together). How to understand the market, and ways to make a plan.

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Here you can access New Mexico Home Search Toolkit to promote your real estate business during the State-wide Grande Open House Event.

How to Participate

Participating in the Grande Open House Event is FREE for NM REALTORS®! Just set up your listing as an open house for April 10th-11th in your MLS. Download this PDF for more information.

Grande Open House Weekend
Saturday, April 10th - Sunday, April 11th

How to participate in the Grande Open House Weekend:

Step 1:  Enter your open house details into your MLS by Friday, April 9th*.

Step 2:  Claim your profile by clicking “Agent Login” at the top right of the screen.

Step 3:  Utilize the Grande Open House Weekend Toolkit to promote the event on your social media.

Step 5:  Provide

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Whether you want to customize an afternoon tour, plan an off-site event at a unique venue or just go out for a couple of brews, the breweries in Las Cruces, New Mexico can accommodate your needs.

Download the Ale Trail Map HERE.

Bosque Brewing Taproom bosquebrewing.com – Defending champion of the New  Mexico IPA Challenge, this brewery specializes in artisan crafted beers and fine ales.

Pecan Grill and Brewery pecangrill.com – Family-owned restaurant and brewery offering over a dozen specially brewed craft beers, including a pecan flavored beer.

High Desert Brewery highdesertbrewingco.com – Known for its large selection of handcrafted ales and lagers, High Desert offers rotating beers produced on the premises as well as a

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4 Tasks That Veteran Homeowners Know You Gotta Do in March

Did you ever notice that your self-improvement pacts with yourself are action oriented? Walk 10,000 steps a day. Fix that leaky faucet. Register for VolunteerMatch.

But "get organized"? It's a goal so broad that just trying to figure out what action to take makes you wonder what you were thinking in the first place. It's like you need an organizing plan for your organizing.

Ta-da!

Here it is. Follow these steps, spending less than an hour day (sometimes just a few moments), to a better organized home:

1. Do That Project

"What about your space is making you feel uncomfortable or overwhelmed?" asks Amy Trager, a professional organizer in Chicago. Is it the paperwork disaster in

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