Santa Fe Luxury Home Market
September 18, 2019 | Reposted from Wall Street Journal | By Nancy Keates
Thanks to Skiing, It’s All Uphill for Santa Fe’s Luxury Home Market
New Mexico’s capital is attracting home buyers looking for milder winters and more affordable ski destinations
Skiing was high on the list when Mark Fisher decided he was ready for a lifestyle change that included a move away from the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, where he and his wife, Christine Fisher, raised their kids.
The 48-year-old home builder considered ski towns in Colorado, but decided places like Vail, Aspen and Park City seemed too small and their winters too harsh. Instead, last year the Fishers bought a four-bedroom house for $875,000 in Santa Fe, N.M., where Mr. Fisher skied 23 times in one season on powdery slopes just…
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