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Corrales    [more info]

Fruit trees, cottonwood trees, rural setting horses and a country feel best describes this unique village. Wineries, adobe homes, contemporary architectural properties and stylish horse properties are found in this quaint village atmosphere. One-half to one-acre lots to mini ranchettes are common.

Zip Code: 87048



Downtown Albuquerque    [more info]

Many older homes in this area. Historic “Old Town”, the museums, The Rio Grande Zoo and many other tourist attractions are located here as well as the Convention Center and office buildings. Convenient to the I-40 and I-25 interchange. Loft projects are underway, with high density housing the norm. Albuquerque rentals of lofts, and loft living, condominium conversion projects – in the heart of the Route 66 redevelopment area.



East Mountains    [more info]

Tall pines, panoramic views and rural pasture can be found in this mountain area. Temperatures are cooler, and snow and higher rainfall is common. Open zoning in some areas will allow mobile homes and modular homes. Also large estate properties can be found in the Paako development and San Pedro Creek Estates, with parcels from 10 acres and up. 20-30 minutes to business areas in Albuquerque from most areas.



Far Northeast Heights    [more info]

Many different areas within this target area. Includes the Tanoan Country Club (golf and country club facilities) and High Desert with many of the newer homes in Albuquerque; Lot sizes are smaller, low maintenance is a popular life style here.

Zip Codes: 87111, 87122 and 87109



Four Hills    [more info]

One of the first luxury neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city, this area has privacy and fantastic lots. Many of these homes have city and mountain views. Homes were built through the 1960’s to present. The Four Hills Country Club is located in the center of this area. Easy access to I- 40, Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories.

Zip Code: 87123



High Desert    [more info]

The High Desert neighborhood of Albuquerque features some of the most stunning Southwestern scenery in the area. If you’re looking for a luxury home in the true desert, start your real estate search in the High Desert. High Desert home prices start around $250,000 and go to over 3M for custom homes bordering the open space.

Zip Code: 87111



Northeast Heights/Sandia Foothills    [more info]

East of Tramway Blvd, this area is great for those who want to live close to the Sandia Mountains and hiking and biking paths. Glenwood Hills along the foothills (older homes from the 1970’s to present), the beautiful area of High Desert and homes with tremendous views are found at the varying levels along the mountain. Easy access to I- 40 and Kirtland Air Force Base for Albuquerque job access to downtown and the business district.



Nob Hill    [more info]

Nob Hill real estate in Albuquerque is highly sought after. Nob Hill is near the University of New Mexico and offers cosmopolitan dining, shopping and nightlife as well as parks and farmers markets.

Zip Codes: 87106, 87108 and 87110



North Albuquerque Acres    [more info]

Large lots just under one acre, large custom homes, horses allowed. Some streets are not paved, and some homes not on city services; wells and septic tanks are common. Large luxurious properties. There are good mountain and city views. Various styles of homes from Mediterranean to sprawling pueblo compounds. Desirable as a close-to-the-city horse property for Albuquerque, as some lots accommodate horse facilities.

Zip Codes: 87113 and 87122



North Valley    [more info]

Luxury rural setting, with large horse properties, small custom ranchettes and casitas, nestled in the bosque with Rio Grande River close by. Mature landscaping, a rural atmosphere and horses are allowed in many areas.

Zip Codes: 87102, 87104, 87107, 87113, 87114 and 87120



Northwest Heights    [more info]

Known as the Taylor Ranch area, this is a nice community of newer homes. Views of the city and mountains can be spectacular from some neighborhoods. Popular for the home buyer who needs a lot of home for the money. The Ladera Golf Course is close by. The city’s newest Cottonwood Mall is located in the northeast between Taylor Ranch and Rio Rancho. Many of the newer Albuquerque restaurants have opened, featuring some of the newer, national franchises.

Zip Codes: 87120, 87114, 87105, 87120, 87121



Paradise Hills    [more info]

Located on the west mesa, this section of the city boasts of good city and mountain views and great affordability. Paradise Hills Country Club and Golf Course is nearby. The large master planned community of Ventana Ranch is located in this area. Huge amount of growth and large subdivisions, with planned unit development now the popular development. Also custom homes available on in-fill building areas.

Zip Code: 87114



Placitas    [more info]

A blend of old and new. Older adobe homes can be found here as well as brand new contemporary style homes. Spacious lots, spectacular views. Custom executive homes are located in beautiful canyons and mesas. Rolling terrain, natural high desert vegetation. Travel time is 25 minutes to downtown Albuquerque and 45 minutes to Santa Fe via I-25. Grand vistas!

Zip Code: 87043



Rio Rancho    [more info]

This is a rapidly growing suburb on the northwest corner of Albuquerque – with Intel greeting you at the entrance of Highway 528. This city is characterized by affordable housing and wonderful views of the mountains and Albuquerque. It has its own shopping, country, golf course and school system. Much of the infrastructure is supported by the city’s relationship with Intel. The Railrunner has become the popular method for traveling from the Rio Rancho area to downtown and soon north to Santa Fe. Vast growth towards the north to Highway 44. New planned communities host the national builders.

Zip Codes: 87124 and 87144



Sandia Heights    [more info]

Situated at the base of the Sandia Mountains. Contemporary and adobe-styled homes on one-half to one-acre lots. Natural landscaping is dominant in this area as well as great city views. Many “Santa Fe” styles homes amid southwest contemporaries. Surrounded by nature and wildlife, not uncommon for deer to cross your path! A highly sought after area in the Albuquerque real estate market.

Zip Code: 87122



Southwest Albuquerque    [more info]

Tall trees and green pastures describe the southwest valley, located near the Rio Grande River south of Central Avenue (Route 66). Older homes with larger parcels, some rural open zoning allowing for mobile and modular homes. This area is in the beginning stages of being discovered as a new development area. In the “mesa” area are new subdivisions and in the lower “Valley Farms” area you will find the larger rural horse properties.

Zip Codes: 87105 and 87121



Tanoan East    [more info]

This gated community was planned and building started in the 1980s. Featuring a 24 hour security patrol and the Tanoan Country Club, East Tanoan offers true Albuquerque leisure living so complete that you hardly need to leave the neighborhood.



Tanoan West    [more info]

If you are looking for a lovely home in a beautiful gated community, come to Tanoan West. Building began on Tanoan West in the late 1980s. You can find a wide variety of home styles in this gated community, including traditional Southwestern style, ranch and brick style homes. Home prices Tanoan West range start around $300,000 for a townhouse or a patio home and go as high as $2 million for an estate home.



UNM/Southeast Heights    [more info]

This section is bordered on the south by Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories and the Albuquerque International Sunport. The South Ridgecrest and University of New Mexico areas contain charming older homes in established neighborhoods. Most homes here have been built in the 1930’s to 1960’s. “Deco” architecture can be seen here in the Ridgecrest neighborhood. There is easy access to hospitals and downtown. The surrounding area is considered to be the social stop for Albuquerque restaurants, coffee shops and theater areas.



UNM/Near Northeast Heights    [more info]

Many Charming homes in this area. They range from older homes near the University of New Mexico (UNM) , 40-50 years old, to 20-40 year old homes near the central corridor of the area. Near malls and shopping centers, and uptown business centers. Known as the popular “Nob Hill” area, some of the best Albuquerque restaurants can be found here. Stroll through the shops and art centers of the area. Known for the historic nature of the homes and artsy areas. Known for the trendy shops and artsy character.



Under all is the land, and our homes are our shelter. Everyone wants a nice house located in a great area of a city or town where all of the things they like during the day are close by and convenient. In Albuquerque, one of the fastest growing cities in America, our variety of homes and neighborhoods are the best! Buy a home in Albuquerque and you are certain to enjoy the styles and flair that cater to any taste and fashion.

There are many choices in Albuquerque real estate. From pueblo style, to mid-century modern, Frank Lloyd Wright designs to brick ranch style. For those who like ultra modern, Albuquerque offers a fine collection of architectural and artistic homes built by world famous architects Bart Prince and Antoine Predock, to name a few. Luxury homes in Albuquerque ranges from masterful pueblo style homes in the high desert to two story traditional beauties in golf course communities, to Tuscan style homes. Horse properties can be found at nearly every price range. If you are on a budget, there are numerous condominium and townhome projects and loft properties to choose from – downtown to uptown to everywhere in between. Multifamily properties and apartment buildings are purchased by investors for long term investments, as the rental market has always been strong with Albuquerque’s moving population.

Land is available and is a sure investment for long term holding. Albuquerque is somewhat land-locked, as we are surrounded by Kirtland Air Force Base to the South, Pueblo lands to the North, and the Sandia Mountains to the East. As more Albuquerque homes are built, less land is available, and the more valuable it becomes. Land is available at all price ranges. Albuquerque is in the center of New Mexico, and features the I-25/I-40 corridor. Because there is a lot of traffic through the center, commercial businesses are always entertaining Albuquerque as a destination with affordable labor and affordable land to build new headquarters. The University of New Mexico, many hospitals including Presbyterian Health Care and the Sandia Labs are always big draws for future business activity.

The neighborhoods in Albuquerque – High Desert, Sandia Heights, Nob Hill, Four Hills, Paradise Hills, Taylor Ranch and the neighboring community of Rio Rancho – all offer fantastic choices. We have created this website to provide you with as much information about the Albuquerque area as we can find, and changes to the website with new links and information are done every week. We offer all of the MLS listings available, with daily updates for all of the Albuquerque listings. Each listing features information on the home size, features and benefits.

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