Newsletters

May 2014

My Investments – An Update It has been a few months since I’ve given any updates. Down in Las Cruces, we scored big recently by getting the dirt from a city project next door….

Open PDF file.

April 2014

A Note From Richard: Why My Wife Is Moving In With Me! Actually Claire just moved her law firm to my office so we are now sharing office space too. So far it has worked out very well and we are enjoying it. We are both so busy that we don’t see much more of each other than when we were two miles apart…

Open PDF file.

February 2014

A Note From Richard: Hanna Commercial Now In Top 15 I must say I am pleased by a recent Albuquerque Business First article listing the top commercial real estate firms in the state. Hanna Commercial made the list at Number 14! …

Open PDF file.

January 2014

A Note From Richard: Market Update And 2014 Outlook Commercial is Rebounding! Like it usually does, commercial lags residential trends by about a year and a half. The residential market picked up about two years ago and the final quarter of 2013 we can see some activity that is more promising…

Open PDF file.

December 2013

A Note From Richard: New Logo! I decided that it is time for a new logo for Hanna Commercial. What do you think? …

Open PDF file.

November 2013

A Note From Richard: Aviation Month I’d like to thank Bob Ginder for his referral of Dave Massey of Kiva Lighting to me. Kiva Lighting started in Dave’s garage and has grown tremendously over the years into over 20,000 square feet of warehouse making southwestern lighting fixtures…

Open PDF file.

September 2013

A Note From Richard Thanks For The Referrals! I’d like to thank Bob Bogan for his referral a fellow pilot friend to me to sell his property. We were able to help him get it fixed up and sold so it would be as mooth transaction for him…

Open PDF file.

June 2013

Decorating Your Home Or Office With Flowers Flowers and plants create a natural energy infusing peace and harmony into living and working spaces…

Open PDF file.

May 2013

A Quick Note From Richard Mother’s Day In Indianapolis Thanks so many of you, my open house was a success with about 30 people attending. We had a great time together and a few new friendships were made between those that came and even more renewed friendships. I was busy with greeting people so I forgot to take pictures but you welcome to stop by anytime…

Open PDF file.

April 2013

A Quick Note From Richard It Is An Open House! We are having an open house to celebrate our new offices on April 24th from 4 to 6 pm. We hope that you can make it! I have not seen many of you in quite awhile and it is time to renew our friendships. So put it on your calendar for on your way home from work…

Open PDF file.

February 2013

Scottsdale Was A Blast! I you like cars as I do, you must put Scottsdale the week of the auto auctions on your bucket list! I never realized it is as big as it is. There are 6 auctions going on with Barrett-Jackson the largest with about half of the cars…

Open PDF file.

January 2013

Family Corner Christmas, New Year’s And Auto Auction Claire, my dad, our dogs and I had a relaxing holiday and I hope you had a good holiday as well. As you can see from the photo, my dad is doing great again and is back to 100%. Claire found some nice jewelry in her stocking along with a DVD of seasons 1 & 2 “Downton Abby”…

Open PDF file.

November 2012

Family Corner Trips To Clovis And Indianapolis Well it has been an interesting month with family. Thanks to many of you who called to ask how my dad was doing. He is doing really well and is back living on his own in Clovis and working on his 36 rental houses…

Open PDF file.

October 2012

Family Corner Hanging Out With My Dad Just before my birthday on September 18, I went down to visit my dad in Ruidoso. I have timeshare down there that has been in the family for almost 30 years and my dad now has two houses there. His first one is now rented out and had recently become vacant so we were working on it together…

Open PDF file.

August 2012

Family Corner Wedded Bliss: Is It 14 Years . . . Or 13? My anniversary was on August 22, with Claire and I celebrating our 14th year together and we are still very happy with each other. We decided to take the day off as our own personal holiday and spend it together. Claire thinks we have been married 13 years so I am not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing…

Open PDF file.

July 2012

A Note From Richard Last Chance For Dinner And A Ride In The Rolls Thanks to those that have responded to my offer last month for dinner and a drive in the Rolls. For those that have not thought of anyone, think hard and give me a call, time is running out…

Open PDF file.

June 2012

A Note From Richard My Printed Newsletter Goes . . . Viral? Since my last newsletter I had an interesting thing happen because of the newsletter. My rant about the Las Cruces planning department seemed to have hit a nerve and it went viral! This does not happen very often in a printed newsletter…

Open PDF file.

May 2012

A Note From Richard When Will The Price Of Real Estate Go Up? I get this a lot as you might expect. I’ve learned a few things from technical trading of the stock market and forex that have helped me understand this question. Since those markets move much more quickly than real estate, I now understand cycles much better…

Open PDF file.

March 2012

A Quick Note From Richard New Office, New Team Up As of March 1, Kris and I are in new offices for Hanna Commercial and I am really enjoying it. Here is the view from my desk!

Open PDF file.

February 2012

A Note From Richard Trip To Indianapolis Earlier this month I went to Indianapolis with Claire and my Dad to visit my mother in law. Our timing was unusual in that it was just before the Super Bowl and we ended up staying at the Marriott Downtown which also was where the NY Giants were staying. Downtown was really high energy…

Open PDF file.

January 2012

A Note From Richard Happy New Year! Clovis, Anyone? Happy New Year! I hope your holiday was fun with your family. Mine was with my Dad coming over from Clovis for 5 days to my home. He wisely chose to come over early to avoid the snow storm that happened on Friday Dec 23rd…

Open PDF file.

October 2011

A Note From Richard A Different Place To Watch Balloon Fiesta As many of you may know, I have been active in ballooning for over 20 years. This year I only crewed once due to rain on the other days and I instead played spectator. I have been crewing for Terrible Tom Schroder since 1994, and in spite of his nick name, he is one of the best pilots in Albuquerque…

Open PDF file.

August 2011

A Note From Richard Office & Industrial Market Showing Signs The market for office and industrial properties is still slow but showing more signs of life than previously. Most tenants are trying to stay where they are, and working with landlords at a lower rate and shorter lease terms…

Open PDF file.

July 2011

A Note From Richard Good News! Good news for my partner and me! We just signed a 5 year lease with Chaparral Building Materials, Inc. to relocate them to our 44,000 sf warehouse in Las Cruces, NM. I’ll tell my more in my article for My Investments (see page 2)…

Open PDF file.

June 2011

Boost Your Brain Power In 20 Minutes Want to be more alert? Need an answer to an important problem? Use the same secret Thomas Edison did and go to sleep on the job (literally)…

Open PDF file.

May 2011

A Note From Richard Believe It Or Not: Residential Market Up We seem to be improving in some sectors and not in others in Albuquerque. I am seeing more small leasing and small sale transactions but few larger ones. The small business person seems more optimistic than mid-sized companies…

Open PDF file.

April 2011

A Note From Richard How Is Albuquerque Doing? Here are the latest statistics: The new NAIOP Directory came out a few weeks ago and it has some great info in it. For instance, did you know that here are 63 airports in the state…

Open PDF file.

March 2011

A Note From Richard The Market Is Looking Brighter! Our new division, Hanna Commercial Capital, is beginning to get some interest and business. It is no surprise that Albuquerque lacks money to get things done, and Brandon has several loans he is working on to fund several projects. Brandon still has room for more, so give him a call at 321-7599 or just drop me a line…

Open PDF file.

February 2011

We’ve Got Money Now! New Year and New Ventures! This month, January 2011, Hanna Commercial is starting a mortgage brokerage or capital markets service line. The new company is Hanna Commercial Capital, LLC…

Open PDF file.

August 2010

A Note From Richard I appreciated the feedback from last month’s article about pricing properties ahead of the market. I heard from about half a dozen investors that, even though they know this, they had not put the pieces together and the article helped them understand how to react in our current market…

Open PDF file.

June 2010

Top 5 Pacific Northwest Travel Destinations When you thinks of Seattle – and the rest of the Pacific Northwest – the first thing that comes to mind is probably the rainy gloomy weather. But when the sun comes out between June and September, it becomes a prime summer vacation destination…

Open PDF file.

May 2010

Special SuperConference Issue This issue of the newsletter is mostly dedicated to who I met and what learned there — and sharing those lessons with you. The SuperConference is not real estate oriented; it is marketing oriented specifically for small business…

Open PDF file.

April 2010

Little quicker on getting the newsletter out this month! Thanks to Rick Gee we should be able to get a monthly newsletter out on a monthly basis. What a concept! I received several inquiries about getting my book and since I wrote it several years ago, I have not mentioned it in a while. If you would like a copy, drop me an email to RHanna@RichardHanna.com…

Open PDF file.

March 2010

A Note From Richard If you’re thinking to yourself, “I haven’t received a newsletter from Richard in a while,” you’re right. It has been a while…

Open PDF file.

July 2009

Green Shoots appearing in the Albuquerque Market. We are beginning to see the “Green Shoots” that the press and the President are talking about in the Albuquerque market. I and numerous other brokers have been comparing notes and I’m pleased to say that we are now beginning to see more activity with businesses and people want to discuss the leasing and purchase of properties…

Open PDF file.

May 2009

Make your Marketing Dollars go Farther with effective Marketing. I recently attended a wonderful conference called Thye Glazer-Kennedy Insider’s Circle 2009 Marketing and Money-Making Super Conference in Chicago…

Open PDF file.