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The Best Neighborhoods in Albuquerque

If you plan on buying a home in Albuquerque, you may not know the area enough to know exactly where you want to live. Much like the Southwestern food here, the neighborhoods of Albuquerque come in a variety of flavors as well. Whether you love sports, food, history, or nature, there’s a neighborhood to suit your tastes. Here’s a few of the best neighborhoods in Albuquerque.

Nob Hill

With easy access to the University of New Mexico, shops, and restaurants, Nob Hill has a great mix of home styles, including apartments, townhouses, condos, and custom homes. This is the ideal location for college students, families, and young professionals. With a median home price of $260k, it’s also affordable.

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North Valley

One of the safest neighborhoods in Albuquerque, North Valley has a very low crime rate. Homes here are very affordable, hovering at $179k. Houses are generally older and many families have lived in this area for generations. North valley is a more rural neighborhood, home to middle-class families, large homes, farms, and horse stables. It’s also a very lush area, with plenty of trees and beautiful scenery.

Heritage East

Heritage East features more upscale homes in the $300k range, and it’s one of the largest neighborhoods in Albuquerque. According to crime stats, it’s 78% safer than other New Mexico cities, making it ideal for families.

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Bear Canyon

Bear Canyon is a small, quiet community that’s perfect for families, with homes at around $240k. It’s just a short drive to shopping centers, schools, and outdoor activities.

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3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms (2 full, 0 half) / 2608 Square Feet

Resort style living in the mountains with incredible views on approx 3.25 acres in Sandia Mountain Ranch!! Custom elegance featuring TPO Roof, Refrig Air, Sec System, Water Softener, Skylights, Private Elec Gate. Amazing outdoor living space featuring a huge raised deck for entertaining, relaxing in nature taking in the mountain views! Great room features wall of windows, wood beam ceiling, wood stove. Custom kitchen features cherry cabs, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, bkfst bar & nook. Master suite features his/her vanities, jetted tub, sep shower, two walk-in closets. Finished & insulated oversized 2CG!

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