Your Taos Real Estate Experts

Welcome to Taos, New Mexico, and to Taos Properties, Northern New Mexico’s premier Taos Real Estate agency representing charming Taos Homes for Sale. We also have listings for condos, land, investment and commercial properties in the Taos NM area.

If you are looking for local Taos real estate professionals who are dedicated to service, John and Lisa Cancro and staff combine their efforts to make your Taos real estate experience successful. With over 25 years of real estate expertise, they understand the importance of patience and thoroughness during your real estate transaction. They will help you find the perfect property in Taos or its surrounding area while assisting with all your needs. Call today!


A few satisfied customers...

  • John, Our homebuying experience with Taos Properties couldn’t have been more satisfying. Your professional approach was refreshing and your help during the negotiation process was spot on. I believe the key to our successful purchase of a home in New Mexico boiled down to one significant activity…………..your listening to me and my family explain exactly what we were looking for in a vacation home! Your ability to listen to our desires and translating that to a short list of available properties certainly shortened the home search process dramatically. When you gave us six properties to “drive by”, I thought we were just beginning what would be a lengthy process. However, when we finished the drive-by tour, there was one house that stood out to us…

    Carl & Lynn Pavlic

  • Lisa is an incredibly professional agent with terrific technical and practical knowledge. Because she is who she is, my transaction was simple and seamless. I will definitely use her again if required, and of course recommend her to anyone. 

    Raymond Zoref
    Burton James

  • With Lisa's help we have purchased 2 homes and sold 1 in Taos. We have owned multiple homes in several markets and worked with multiple agents. Lisa is the best! She is knowledgeable of the market and understands all aspects of the transaction. But the qualities that separate her are her tremendous attitude, significant patience, and willingness to work hard. I would recommend her to a friend in a second.

    Bill DeBoer

  • Lisa worked for almost a year on a "Short Sale" property we were trying to purchase. We were ready to give up several times but she assured us she could get it done and she did. I highly recommend Lisa for any real estate needs you may have. 

    Carl Dillistone

  • For twenty years prior to moving to Taos, I was a real estate broker at N.T. Callaway - Princeton New Jersey’s boutique real estate firm. I had high expectations when choosing a firm and broker to work with when we decided to purchase a home in Taos. Lifelong friends of ours recommended Lisa and John Cancro and we could not have been happier – not only with Lisa and John, but everyone who assisted us at Taos Properties. For both buyers and sellers, the Taos Property website is a breeze to navigate and esthetically beautiful. Their print ads and photography are a cut above their competition. Lisa and John have so much integrity, both in terms of their own ethics and values, and with regard to the many people that they networked us with as we moved through the process of buying.…

    Finn Runyon

  • Meeting Lisa for the first time I was struck by her enthusiasm and for her love of Taos and the Sangre De Christo Mountain Range. She is a long time resident who knows Taos so well that she had appropriate properties suited just for me even before we began to work together. I have bought and sold many properties but have not had the good fortune of working with such a patient, kind and helpful professional and this is what makes her top in her field. She stayed well within my budget and guided me to one of the most beautiful properties in Taos on our first appointment. If you are undecided about who to choose to take you through the process of buying a lot, home or commercial property just ask for Lisa.

    Molly Barlyn

  • How do we love Lisa? Let us count the ways... Clear Efficient Generous and helpful Capable Experienced Kind And ever so PATIENT! We bought our home this summer under Lisa's patient and expert guidance. From finding the right property to managing the final closing, Lisa made what could have been a very overwhelming process quite manageable and actually enjoyable. She was always there with her generous and very capable years of experience. Her first hand knowledge of the area helped us connect into a network of qualified professionals who supported us through the necessary stages, from legal title consultation to inspections. We highly recommend Lisa and the team at Taos Properties!

    Cathy Black

  •      We want to thank Lisa, and Taos Properties for helping us find not only our first vacation home in Taos, but also our second lovely place.      We live 1,500 hundred miles away from Taos and had only a few days here and there to look for a home. It was quite a challenge, but Lisa was very patient and accommodating to our schedules and made the house hunt fun and informative. Her knowledge of the area and resources made her our perfect Realtor. All transactions were communicated and handled very professionally, and her special touches made us feel more like close friends than just clients. We can’t wait to spend more time in Taos. Bill and Pam DeBoer  

    Bill and Pam DeBoer

  • Thanks John for all your help and patience. And thank you Lisa for all your work and patience in showing us countless listings. Because of the different areas, laws, and unique construction in the area, finding and negotiating through the details of buying a home in Taos can be difficult. You made it easy and pleasant. You are true professionals and your experience really shows. We are very pleased and will highly recommend you guys to anyone we know looking to buy or sell in the Taos area. Thank you for helping us find our home away from home. Kevin & Sandi  

    Kevin & Sandi

  • When I was contemplating a move from NYC to Taos last year, I contacted Lisa Cancro, who I chose based on the warmth and knowledge of the community that radiated from the Taos Properties website, and their commitment to establishing lasting relationships with their clients. My first visit to Taos occurred over the Christmas holiday of 2010, and Lisa not only showed me properties that reflected an insightful understanding of my needs and wants for a home, but took me into her own home and shared the holiday with me. I fell in love with Taos during that visit, and Lisa helped me find not only my home, but a beautiful life. 

    Melissa Offenhartz

A Bit on Taos

We have an extensive variety of fine southwestern style homes for sale. Our listings include adobe homes, mountain properties, condomiums, ski rental properties, land and ranches. You can reside in the heart of the town of Taos and walk to the plaza, where everything is at your fingertips. There are many  award winning restaurants, galleries, shops, and of course museums. This town is filled with many interesting events and characters still making history that is colorful and never boring. If you’re a golfer, live near the Taos Country Club or if you prefer right on the course. The views are breathtaking, and this championship links course will challenge the best of golfers. Another option is the famous Taos Ski Valley. World class skiing and champagne powder are an awesome combination and hard to resist for some. There are many homes and new condo units to choose from and festivals all year long. Be prepared for the a climate change though as the Taos Alpine Village sits at over 9200 feet.

Our goal is to guide you through the process with information to make intelligent decisions with confidence.
Finding the right property is the first key step, but actually creating and negotiating a contract intelligently is the focus of our work. Then getting it closed, focusing on financing issues, the appraisal process, reading and understanding a title binder and survey, and finally organizing the process in a timely manner is why we are successful. In your Real Estate transaction, details matter, let us show you what a difference we can make. 

We will skillfully market your property with flare.
Being an independently owned real estate agency, we are intimately involved with each and every listing. We take personal care and attention to meet each and every client and get to know them, their property and their needs. We focus on the uniqueness, the feel and the energy of each property and its owner. We are only stewards for a short time in the great scheme of things. Its important to know what we are marketing and who the eventual next caretaker of each property is. We care and we do not try to be everything to everyone. Each project is nurtured, so we get involved as if it were our own. 

We will assist you in making qualified decisions.
John Cancro has the knowledge and experience to analyze and understand financial statements, gained during his graduate years at New York University and his years as a commercial broker in Manhattan. In addition to transactions done in New York, John traveled throughout the country working for a real estate fund as an asset manager and acquisition specialist. All real estate is exciting, but actually making money from your investment does not happen by accident. In the past seventeen years, while living in Taos, he has gained additional experience by assisting clients in the purchase and sale of Bed & Breakfasts, restaurants, and a variety of small businesses in the Taos area. We can take the time to do the work up front, so there are no surprises once you are the new owner of a Taos business.

Whether it’s the purchase of your first home, relocating to Taos, buying a Taos vacation home, or deciding to sell your property, we have the expertise to make your Taos Real Estate transition smooth and successful.