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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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GAAR Recognizes Good Neighbor Mick Burke

Mick Burke is one of five GAAR Good Neighbors to be featured this year. For the last six years, Mick has volunteered for LifeROOTS, a non-profit organization that supports individuals with disabilities from birth to adulthood through education, therapy, work programs, and community. They provide clients with inclusive opportunities and employment to help foster their independence.

Good Neighbors are REALTORS® and Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money, and – most importantly –  a lot of time to their charity. 

The Good Neighbor Awards program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good works but also helps the public understand the…
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GAAR is pleased to recognize REALTOR® Lisa Godin as a Good Neighbor recipient in 2019. Good Neighbors are REALTORS® or Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money, and – most importantly –  a lot of time to their charity. 



The Good Neighbor program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good works but also helps the public understand the positive impact that REALTORS® have on our community. 

Good Neighbor Award Nominations for 2020 will open September 1st to October 31st, 2020.

About New Mexico Dream Center
Lisa was recognized for her work with the Harbour Project at the New Mexico Dream Center, a non-profit committed to fighting human trafficking and providing services to

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GAAR is pleased to recognize Affiliate Steve Cecco as a Good Neighbor recipient in 2019 for his work with Feed NM Kids. Good Neighbors are REALTORS® or Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money, and – most importantly –  a lot of time to their charity. 

The Good Neighbor program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good works but also helps the public understand the positive impact that REALTORS® have on our community. 

   
One Snack Pack at a Time

Feed NM Kids is a non-profit local charity on a mission to eradicate childhood hunger in New Mexico. One granola bar is the difference between something to eat and nothing to eat, but it’s not enough food to take away hunger for a

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GAAR is pleased to recognize REALTOR® Lovie McGee as a Good Neighbor recipient for 2019. Good Neighbors are REALTORS® and Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money, and – most importantly –  a lot of time to their charity. 

The Good Neighbor Award program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good works but also helps the public understand the positive impact that REALTORS® have on their community. GAAR applauds Lovie McGee for her dedication to our community!

2006 NAR Good Neighbor 

Lovie's first recognition as a Good Neighbor was in 2006 before GAAR began it's local Good Neighbor Awards. Lovie received national recognition from NAR as a National Good Neighbor Honorable Mention

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GAAR is pleased to recognize REALTOR® Rosemary Freelin as a Good Neighbor recipient for the second time for her 13 years of continuous volunteer service with the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of Blue Star Mothers

Blue Star Mothers membership is open to mothers who have sons or daughters serving in the military whether deployed or not, and to dads, other family members, and friends. They are a support and service group joining together to share concerns, worries, pride, and devotion for loved ones serving in all branches of the Armed Forces of the United States.

They support each other and their children while promoting patriotism. The non-partisan organization focuses on their mission every single day and will never, ever, forsake our troops, our

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GAAR Recognizes Good Neighbor Mick Burke

Mick Burke is one of five GAAR Good Neighbors to be featured this year. For the last six years, Mick has volunteered for LifeROOTS, a non-profit organization that supports individuals with disabilities from birth to adulthood through education, therapy, work programs, and community. They provide clients with inclusive opportunities and employment to help foster their independence.

Good Neighbors are REALTORS® and Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money, and – most importantly –  a lot of time to their charity. 

The Good Neighbor Awards program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good works but also helps the public understand the…
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Find out the hottest fads surfacing on the photo-sharing social network.

November 2, 2020 Design Trends  

Submitted by Household Quotes.

Instagram is the place to keep your finger on the pulse of the latest decor trends. Overall styles like Boho and mid-century modern are certainly hot, but it’s the mini trends like #LineArt, #Houseplants, #WoodDecor, and #PatternMixing that really bring the details to life.

Household Quotes(link is external), a homeownership resource based in the U.K., recently analyzed more than 3 million Insta posts to find the fastest-rising interior trends.

Interior Design Mini Trends
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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 October 3rd & 4th in your MLS. Download this PDF for more information.

Grande Open House Weekend
Saturday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 4th

How to participate in the Grande Open House Weekend:

Step 1:  Enter your open house details into your MLS by Friday, October 2nd*.

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: 

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In the current Covid-19 pandemic many of our elderly are shut in in nursing homes with very little contact to the outside world. Social isolation is impacting everyone, in every nursing home around the country because people are stuck in their rooms which research shows can undermine their physical and mental health.

Pictured Left to Right, Janis Garner, RN E-Unit Manager, Todd Winder, Facility Administrator, Kim Clark, and Trish Rhodes, LBSW.

"I was visiting with a very good friend Janis who is a Nurse at Ft. Bayard Medical Center about how things were going with residents. She said they were struggling with not being able to have visits from family and friends." She went on to say that the caregivers were trying to schedule video visits

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