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Hicks Don and Sharon Hicks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2. [image #2, align=right, size=medium] He is a retired math teacher at Clovis Community College. She has been an active Realtor for 40 years and is at RE/MAX First Place Realtors. They have two children, a son: Todd Hicks, married to Lori, and a […]

Realtors, developers struggle to meet housing demand

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Louise and Richard Weber of Clovis inspect a home Friday on Benjamin Davis Drive. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Even with their daughters in college, Richard and Louise Weber search for a lot of the same amenities in a home that younger families do — storage space, a good […]

Realtors plan to text donations to Haiti in unison at meeting

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis Realtor Kelly Corn donates $5 to United Way from her cell phone to help earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Everybody’s doing it. And this time, it’s a good thing. The Clovis Board of Realtors plans to join in by texting in unison Tuesday […]

Business feature: Realtors say home sales turnaround may be on horizon

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer For reasons that extend to Cannon Air Force Base and beyond, a turnaround seems on the horizon for local home sales. Over the last two months, Clovis Realtor Kathy Corn said, deals on 96 properties in Curry and Roosevelt counties have been finalized, with an average price of $138,143. […]

9-29 business digest

Freedom New Mexico Brumfield recognized as state’s top Realtor Clovis Realtor and Mayor Gayla Brumfield has been named as the 2009 Realtor of the Year, the highest honor given by the Realtors Association of New Mexico. According to an association press release, Realtor of the Year is awarded to “an outstanding leader who has committed […]

Jan. 6 Business Digest

Clovis Realtor joins state association executive committee Clovis Realtor Sharon Hicks joins the 2009 executive committee of the Realtors Association of New Mexico, according to an association press release. A Realtor with Re/Max, Hicks is the Southeast District vice president of the association, according to the release. Also according to the release, Bonnie Wright of […]

BAH increase spurs local housing market

By Gabriel Monte: Cannon Connections Weichert Realtors owner Carolyn Spence likes a sudden surge in real estate sales. But it

Realtors expect housing jump

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Weichert Realtors owner Carolyn Spence likes a sudden surge in real estate sales. But it’s starting to interfere with her Christmas.

April 8, 2008 Business Briefs

Realtors to meet in Clovis The New Mexico Association of Realtors will hold its spring meeting Thursday through Saturday in Clovis. The meeting has not been held in Clovis for several years, said Diane Moelenbrink, manager of operations for the organization. One reason it is being held in Clovis this year is that the new […]

Jan. 16, 2007 Business Digest

Associate broker lands district vice president role Sharon Hicks, an associate broker with Re/Max First Place Realtors in Clovis, has been re-elected Southeast District vice president of the Realtors Association of New Mexico, according to an RANM news release. Hicks represents the Clovis-Portales area as well as Hobbs, Roswell and Carlsbad, she said. A past […]

5/23 Business digest

Agent honored by Coldwell Banker Niki Harmon of Clovis, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Colonial Real Estate, has been honored as a member of the Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society, according to a Coldwell Banker news release. Membership is limited to the top 18 percent of the more than 126,00 sales associates worldwide in […]

5/16 Business digest

Electric cooperative approved for loan The Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc. of Clovis has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a $14.9 million low-interest loan from the federal government, according to news releases from the offices of U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) and Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.). The 35-year low-interest loan will help […]

1/24 Business digest

Meatpacking plant plans still pending A Wisconsin-based meatpacker has still not announced plans for building a plant that would employ up to 2,500 people. Smithfield Beef Group sent representatives to Clovis in October to visit with local officials. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Smithfield Beef is the nation’s fifth-largest beef processor, according to the company […]

Realtors: Renting property difficult

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent When it comes to evaluating the current real estate market in eastern New Mexico, it all comes down to a matter of perspective — especially when the issue of rental houses comes up. Many searching for homes to rent are having difficulty. The realtors, however, are living large. “It’s a […]

Business Briefs 2/3

Clovis woman named realtor leader Gayla Brumfield of Clovis has been elected 2004 President of the REALTORS Association of New Mexico. Brumfield has been an active member of the Clovis Board of REALTORS, RANM and the National Association of REALTORS since 1978. During that time she has served as chairperson of every committee of the […]

Business Briefs 11/25

Realtors raise $3,738 for campaign costs Roswell, Hobbs and Clovis Realtor associations have surpassed their 2003 fund-raising goals for the Realtors Political Action Committee and have received special recognition from RPAC of New Mexico. The Clovis Board of Realtors raised $3,738. Its original goal was $960. The money was contributed by 42.2 percent of its […]