LIVE STREAM: Do This, Not That. Wednesday, October 7th

Do you know what home updates add value to a property? Do you know the difference between maintenance and an upgrade? Not all home updates are created equal and may or may not add value. Tune in for advice from our panelists.

LIVE STREAM starts at 9:00 am

First Wednesday Affiliate Q & A
Do This, Not That. Home Renovations and Updates.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th
     8:30 am - 9:00 am:  Login/Sponsors
     9:00 am -10:30 am:  Event
Location:  via ZOOM

Register in advance:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation about joining the meeting.

Panelists: Sean Hellmann, Mindy Abramson, and Josh Baca

The presentation will cover:

  • Property “deal killers” (foundation damage, retaining wall damage, etc.,)
  • Marketing value vs. monetary value (value or just maintenance)
  • How upgrades impact value in different neighborhoods
  • Functional obsolesce and "over improvements" can detract from home value

Sean Hellmann
Sean Hellmann, CEO of HergGroup Albuquerque with Keller Williams Realty, obtained his real estate license in New Mexico in 2004 and has been transforming lives through homeownership ever since. In 2012, he started The Hellmann Group and quickly grew the team to become one of the Top 20 in the Albuquerque market. In October 2019, Sean and his team joined forces with a leading Keller Williams expansion team, Hergenrother Realty Group, to bring to their clients even more leading-edge services and stellar customer support.

Mindy Abramson
Mindy Abramson, CSP, RESA-PRO, and Residential Staging Expert, is an award-winning Stager and Redesigner who Homeowners, Realtors®, and Financial Advisors refer to as a magician! She transforms spaces from living to selling so dramatically that they cannot believe they are in the same house. As a result, her clients' properties sell for more money, faster.

Josh Baca
Joshua Baca with Rio Grande Appraisers is a FHA, VA and FNMA approved certified residential appraiser. He has over 21 years in this market. He is a senior appraiser that can valuate any residential property from vacant land and single-family residential to 2-4 family income-producing and multi-million dollar estates.  

Event Sponsors

AmeriFirst Mortgage, Steve Cecco

Distinguishing Style, Mindy Abramson

Farmers Insurance, Antoinette Baca

Liberty Mutual Insurance, Brian Mucher 

loanDepot, Lisa Vigil

My Auction Addiction, Lloyd Swartz

Old Republic Home Warranty, Martha Maldonado 

Pop-a-Lock, Kathy Steen

Servant 360, Pete Stagl

Waterstone Mortgage, Eleanor Hutt

Zsako Home Inspections, Istvan Zsako