If you plan to buy a home in New Mexico, Rio Rancho is definitely a city you should give attention to. Money magazine rated the top 50 best places to live in America, with Rio Rancho making the #30 spot.
This accolade really comes as no secret to the people already living here. And now that secret is out! Why is Rio Rancho such a great place to live? First of all, you can’t beat the spectacular scenery, with the surrounding desert and picturesque Sandia mountains to paint your daily vistas. And as great as Albuquerque is to buy a home, Rio Rancho offers an ideal alternative, with it’s own fine selection of amenities and quality of life.
Living in a safe community is important when buying a home, and Rio Rancho ranks as one of the safest places to live in New Mexico. Rio Rancho also enjoys a solid economy, with large employers such as Intel calling this community home, along with retail giant Walmart, and Hewlett Packard.
Rio Rancho is dripping in arts and crafts, with plenty of local vendors to help you find the perfect southwestern arts and crafts for your home. And if you love to shop at malls, you’ll be right near the largest retail center in New Mexico, Cottonwood Mall, featuring over 135 retailers such as JCPenney, Dillard’s, Foley’s, and Mervyn’s.
Add to all this the many great parks that let you take in all the natural splendor of the area, along with bike paths, 6 dog parks, 5 maintained trails, and 4 aquatic centers. There’s no end to the ways you can explore the beauty of Rio Rancho.
And if you have kids in school, Rio Rancho Public Schools offers 18 schools to chose from, consisting of 4 high schools, 4 middle schools, and 10 elementary schools.
If Rio Rancho sounds like the ideal place to live for your family, check out all the homes for sale in Rio Rancho today.
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