Centrally located in New Mexico’s Land of Enchantment on the outskirts of Albuquerque, the city of Rio Rancho offers a cultural diversity within its population of 75,000. One of the fastest growing communities in the nation, Rio Rancho NM has the quality of life features to entice both industry and individuals looking to relocate. The magnificent view of the Sandia Mountains, the warm summer days, cool summer evenings and the mild winter temperatures are just a few of its inviting features. Add low costs, affordable housing, quality education, and a community with positive attitudes and you will understand why Rio Rancho, NM is a community you will want to live in.
Rio Rancho, NM offers diverse job opportunities having become a center for industrial and commercial activity. Intel, with 465,000 square feet of clean room, is the world’s largest computer chip manufacturing plant. Several large call centers, including Victoria’s Secret, Sprint PCS, Bank of America, JC Penny, and America Online are located in Rio Rancho.
Rio Rancho has three fire stations, a library, city water and sewer service, seven elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools, twenty nine parks, and two pools. There’s affordable housing (new homes can be found in the $100,000 range) and for the golf enthusiast there’s High Resort, a community surrounding a golf course.
The Rio Rancho, NM home August Median Sales Price was $176,500 - only slightly down from a year ago making the area an ideal investment opportunity. Alice Smith is an experienced real estate professional with more than a decade of buying and selling experience in the Rio Rancho NM area. For true and knowledgeable service in the Rio Rancho NM real estate market, contact Alice at 505-720-4190.