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Find Your Perfect Home in Belen New mexico

Are you looking for a place to live in New Mexico that’s literally in the middle of everything? That place is the city of Belen, also called “The Hub City”, since it’s located near the geographic center of New Mexico. Just 35 miles away from Albuquerque, Belen is home to around 7100 residents, making it a great place to buy a home if you enjoy the small city feel, but want to be near big city amenities.

Belen residents also enjoy a lower cost of living. Living in Belen will save you 13% over the US average cost of living. Along with a median cost of homes at $115,900, it really makes sense to buy a home in Belen.

And don’t worry about finding a great place to eat here in Belen. There’s plenty of great food to be found for a city this size. Pete’s Cafe is rated the #1 restaurant in Belen and offers outstanding Mexican cuisine. Get yourself a mouthwatering 1-pound burger at Big Mike’s GrillOr for more flavors of the Southwest, there’s Montano’s Restaurant, Rutilio’s, and Alejandro’s Cafe.

And no great American city would be complete without annual events that bring the community together. Belen residents enjoy events such as the St. Patrick’s Day Balloon Rallye, the All-American Fourth of July, Rio Abajo Days on the last Saturday in September, the Miracle on Main Street Festival and Electric Light Parade on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, along with The Hispano Matanza, and Our Lady of Belen Fiestas.

And if you love to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Southwest, Belen has 9 parks just waiting for you to explore. The Valencia County Fairgrounds is also a popular attraction in Belen, home to the Valencia County Fair.

You also won’t have any problem fining quality schools for your kids. Belen schools are managed by the Belen Consolidated Schools district and include Belen High and Infinity High, one middle school and seven elementary schools. There is also an alternative high school and a family school for homeschooled students.

Find Your Dream Home For Sale in Belen Today!

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1005 Quincy Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108  $210,000

3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathrooms (1 full) / 1105 Square Feet

UNM South 3BDRs/1BA/1CG HUGE BACKYARD!!! WOW! Beautifully REMODELED KITCHEN with Quartz countertops, new cabinetry, SS appliances, recessed lighting! NEW ROOF! (2018) Updated windows! Hardwood floors!! Huge backyard features a pergola covered patio, grass, trees & mature landscaping & walled for privacy & plenty of room to entertain family & friends!! Excellent location UNM South, close to parks, schools, shopping, UNM & Nob Hill!!

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