How to Speak New Mexican (Real Estate Edition) : Terrone? Terron?

How to Speak New Mexican (Real Estate Edition) : Terrone? Terron?

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Tego: So Tracy, we’ve been doing a, a thing here on a team and we’ve been posting on, on our social media, just something fun. And it’s called how to speak new Mexican real estate edition. And last week we, we posted, or maybe it was two weeks ago, we posted Terrone right. As in Toronto, Adobe. And of course we had this big debate, is it with an E or without an E?

Tracy:

And I was like, what? I think we misspelled this on this post. It’s no E on the NT, E R R O N. Yeah. Or T E R R O N E. I’ve always seen it with an E. And so when it came up, we had some online bantering about, yeah. About, you know, what, what is it, Tyrone?

Tego:

Is it Tyrone or Toone? So, so anyway, it’s how to speak new Mexican real estate edition, Tyrone. So Tyron, Adobe, and you did a little research on it. You found it. What, what are Toronto Adobe’s made from?

Tracy:

Well, it’s, you know, they cut into the, so to make the bricks right. In the, instead of

Tego:

Pouring clay, instead of pouring the bricks,

Tracy:

Instead of taking clay and forming it in a form. Right. I see. So, yeah, they it’s like from the Rio Grande river valley, traditionally, where they cut into the sod and clay, and then they let it sun bake and, and stack it up and put a sealer or a stucco on it or whatever, but,

Tego:

Well, and then a friend of mine posted, you know, made a comment on it and, and he said, well, do you know what a gringo block is? And I’m like, I don’t know what a gringo block is. I never heard that one before. And then of course he told me what it was and I’m like, oh yeah, of course. So do you know what a green gold block is?

Tracy:

I didn’t get that fire. I saw the post, but I didn’t get

Tego:

The answer. Stacy. Who’s a, he’s a contractor. And I said, I don’t know what it is. And he said, it’s a, it’s a block they’re wood blocks that are hammered in between. Oh, the Adobes. So you can anchor stuff cuz obviously you can’t Mount kitchen cabinets to dirt. Right. So, so you, you know, they, they, they call ’em gringo blocks. I’d never heard that.

Tracy:

I didn’t know that, but Stacy CDE, great contractor. He grew up working side by side doing Adobes. And so probably 10 years ago now we had a house Southwest Albuquerque. I can’t think of what that neighborhood is off of Coors. And Arico now just past between a Crisco and Coors, there’s that cute neighborhood of Adobes and one of ’em the foundation, it was just a mess. Oh yes. And he went in and restored that Adobe’s foundation just beautifully. It was, it was such a great job, but there’s not many people who have that craft and the ability,

Tego:

Right? Yeah, yeah, yeah.