Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city. It has all the cultural, recreational and education opportunities of larger U.S. cities, but with a wide-open feel, little if any pollution, and minimal traffic congestion. If you want to live where the pleasant year-round climate boasts low humidity and an average yearly temperature of 70 degrees, where you can have snow in the morning and play golf in the afternoon, then relocate to Albuquerque NM.
With an elevation of 5,314 feet above sea level, Albuquerque is the highest metropolitan city in the United States. It is located in north central New Mexico along the banks of the Rio Grande River in a lofty valley between the towering Sandia and Manzano mountains to the east and northeast, and a high volcanic mesa to the west. Find your real estate dream location in Albuquerque neighborhoods including Northeast Heights, Southeast Heights, North Valley, West Side, Corrales, Placitas, East Mountains, and Rio Rancho. Albuquerque NM is a wonderful place to live and relish life.
Located where the awesome power of nature and cultural excitement blend in harmony, Albuquerque NM offers the perfect environment for outdoor enthusiasts who ski, fish, hang glide, hike, bike, golf, ride horses, and many other activities. Wonderful indoor attractions include museums and galleries galore, along with spectator sports and cultural and historical sites. To relish the New Mexico scenery, visit the Enchanted Circle towns of Taos, Angel Fire, Red River, Ruidoso, Cloudcroft, Chama, the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains. For natural wonders there are Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, the lava flows of El Malpais and Valley of the Fires, the Rio Grande Gorge, Tent Rocks, the Valles Caldera, the Shiprock, Gila and other wilderness areas. Have fun at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the renowned Santa Fe Opera, the Roswell UFO Festival, and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, to name a few recreational delights. Albuquerque’s centralized location makes exploring the state easy and convenient and gives you a great place to come home to.
New Mexico hasn’t seen the overheated housing market other areas have, which helps make Albuquerque NM real estate some of the best investment property in the country. The greater Albuquerque area August (2008) median home price was $196,925 down just slightly from a year ago. There are many real estate deals in Albuquerque especially with interest and mortgage rates at their current levels, but you need a local market expert to help you. Alice Smith is an experienced real estate professional who has more than a decade of buying and selling experience in the greater Albuquerque, NM area. For true local and knowledgeable service in the Albuquerque, NM real estate market, contact Alice at 505-720-4190.