new mexico: Bosque Farms for Rodeo and Horse Show Events in New Mexico - 05/16/07 04:25 AM

The Bosque Farms Rodeo Association maintains a premier location for New Mexico rodeos, horse shows, and other equine-related activities, as well as such community events as the Bosque Farms Community Fair.  
With facilities located just 15 miles south of Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Bosque Farms Rodeo Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of a rural, equestrian lifestyle. To this end, the association maintains a top quality horse arena, used regularly for horse shows, barrel racing, roping, dressage, and other equine activities, as well a "Cowboy Hall" that hosts birthday and wedding celebrations, community dances, meetings, community fair exhibits, and other … (1 comments)

new mexico: Grand Prix de Santa Fe: New Mexico's Pemier Horse Show - 05/15/07 02:19 PM
The Grand Prix de Santa Fe, New Mexico's Premier horse show, is coming May 25-27, 2007!This world class event will be held at the wonderful Equestrian Center at Las Campanas in Santa Fe, providing loads of thrills for competitors and spectators alike!  Show jumping is an unparalleled sport, combining beauty, speed, skill, and more than a little bit of luck! The Grand Prix de Santa Fe is part of the Sandia Classic Horse Shows, a series of top-quality hunter/jumper shows in New Mexico that are "A" rated and USEF sanctioned.
 The new Grand Prix field features a grass competition surface and trailer-friendly access, … (0 comments)

new mexico: New Mexico Horse Trainers, Instructors and Boarding Stables - 05/13/07 03:53 PM
New Mexico is a thoroughly horse-friendly state, and offers horse owners loads of options for their breeding, training and boarding needs.Listed below are some of the wonderful facilities available for horse training, lessons and boarding in the Land of Enchantment.

new mexico: Homebuilding Going Green in New Mexico! - 05/13/07 11:14 AM
"Green-built" homes are becoming very trendy, in New Mexico and nationwide, as is illustrated in a recent article in the Albuquerque Journal.  
In 2004, The National Association of Homebuilders initiated a program that set guidelines for builders and created an independent certification process, and, last year, the Homebuilders Association of Central New Mexico, modifying these guidelines somewhat to suit the Southwest, created the program "Build Green New Mexico." In just its first year, the program has attracted some 45 area builders, and should have 70 or more homes certified in the next six months.
So, what qualifies a home as "green" under this program? … (5 comments)

new mexico: Albuquerque: Old Neighborhoods, New Homes - 05/08/07 12:07 PM
Albuquerque has some great new homes being built in old, established neighborhoods with personality! This "infill" concept is becoming popular in many areas, in contrast to the previous, continual "urban sprawl" development style. A new development by the Greater Albuquerque Housing Partnership is building great new homes in a starter price range in one of Albuquerque's most historic neighborhoods: Barelas! This new develpment was recently profiled in the Albuquerque Journal.
The new Barelas homes, in a historic New Mexico location, are designed to bring affordable housing to Albuquerque first-time homebuyers who meet certain income criteria. It will take a minimum of $28,000 in annual … (2 comments)

new mexico: Corrales Horse Owners Fight Back! - 05/08/07 06:06 AM
Corrales horse owners are fighting back, to try to keep Corrales a horse-friendly community!Those of you who live in once-rural locations that have seen recent growth as former city-folks flood in to pursue their own idea of a "country lifestyle" may well relate to the story published in November's issue of The Horsemen's Voice, a New Mexico Magazine serving horse owners in the state. The article details a recent lawsuit detailing a Corrales horse owner whose brand-new neighbor objected to having to look out on her "ugly" barn. Cathy O'Neal, told the Horsemen's Voice, "They were not country people. they had … (5 comments)

new mexico: New Mexico Equestrian Resources for all breeds of horses - 05/07/07 03:41 PM
What's your favorite breed of horse? Chances are, you'll find associations, events, and activities for you and your equine friend available in NM!New Mexico is a horse-loving state, and there are associations out there for the devotees of most major breeds. Below are just a few of the major breed associations, with some information about each. If you're considering buying horse property in New Mexico, these resources may help you pin down the best areas of the state for the breed you favor!
The New Mexico Appaloosa Horse ClubThe Association sponsors two Appaloosa shows each year.

The New Mexico Paint Horse ClubThe Paint … (6 comments)

new mexico: How are Corrales Properties Doing? - 04/14/07 09:55 AM
So, how are real estate values doing here in charming Corrales, New Mexico?The answer is: We're going strong!
A comparison of prices for single family, detached homes in Corrales during the first quarter of 2007 vs. the first quarter of 2006 showed prices up substantially, which is great news for our Corrales homeowners! Figures based on home sales data from the Southwest MLS Service shows sales price in Corrales up 27.31% for the first quarter of 2006 vs. the first quarter of 2007! The average sales price increased from $461,982 to $588,157. See the chart below for more details on this good news:
However, before … (0 comments)

new mexico: Flood insurance for the high desert in Albuqueruqe, but not for New Orleans? - 03/24/07 05:57 AM
You've got to wonder, sometimes, just how the folks at FEMA make their decisions about flood zone designations.
At our office,, we have run into two recent transactions in which buyers were forced to buy flood insurance for homes situated in the high-and-dry heights of Albuquerque, New Mexico! On one property, the mortgage company demanded, based on FEMA's latest map, that the buyer purchase flood insurance for a property just off Golf Course Road in Taylor Ranch, on Albuquerque's desert West Side. This property had never previously been considered in a flood zone, but a recent FEMA re-drawing of the … (12 comments)

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Greater Albuquerque neighborhood, community, and real estate tips, updates, and infoprovided by Laura Warden, Albuquerque real estate and horse property specialist. My husband, Brian, and I provide four detailed websites to serve your specific needs: Albuquerque Area Horse Properties and Equestrian Communities Albuquerque Suburban Areas and Homes Albuquerque Historic Homes Small Town and Rural Communities and Real Estate This blog and our websites all provide current tips, updates, community news and information relevant to buyers and sellers of real estate in Albuquerque and surrounding areas, plus news and resources for New Mexico horse owners.




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