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Albuquerque one of the Top 10 Cities for Weather!

The 10 Best Weather Cities by Peter Geiger | Thursday, October 5th, 2006 | From: Farmers' Almanac Blog We all enjoy reading lists of the best and the worst of almost everything. From time to time I’m asked what are the best cities for weather and what do we consider the worst. I’ve even been asked to select a location for someone who’s trying to relocate from a part of the country ...

Housing bust forced Gilmore to downsize, but he sees better times ahead

If you want someone to take the pulse of the state of the housing market, Joe Gilmore is  good place to start. As co-CEO of Coldwell Banker Legacy, New Mexico’s largest residential brokerage, Gilmore has survived four downturns and says the current one is worse than the prior three combined. Despite the carnage, the future looks better, and he says, “We’re poised for a beautiful ...

NM Congressional Deleation: UNM Receives $143M Loan Guarantee to Build New Sandoval Regional Medical Center

WASHINGTON -U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján today announced that the University of New Mexico (UNM) has received a $143.4 million federal loan guarantee to construct and equip a state-of-the-art, 68-bed teaching hospital in Rio Rancho.  UNM will receive a $143,425,000 Section 242 Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan guarantee through ...

Albuquerque in Top 10 List as Market Most Likely to Appreciate.

Forbes magazine and the real estate research firm Local Market Monitor offers a list of which markets have the greatest likelihood of price appreciation because they offer a mix of jobs weighted toward growth industries.Here are the top markets that the research company found.1. Raleigh-Cary, N.C.2. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas3. Austin-Round Rock, Texas4. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, ...

Sales Increase in 39 Areas; Prices Up in 13

During the first half of 2010, as compared to the first half of 2009, the average price of a single family detached home increased in 13 of the 41 metro Albuquerque areas where the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors tracks prices. See the table at right. Only two areas with significant sales registered fewer 2010 sales than during the 2009 period. During  July, the $186,000 median detached ...

Smart Grid Set For NM

Los Alamos is getting a $27 million smart grid research project. The pieces are a photovoltaic electrical generating facility that will serve 6,000 homes, a seven-megawatt-hour large scale battery storage system, a “Smart House”  demonstration home with the latest construction techniques, smart meters and smart appliances for optimal power consumption and for conservation and comfort, ...

Construction Half Done For Rio Rancho Hospital

Construction of Presbyterian Medical Services’ Rio Rancho Medical Center is half complete. With opening set for October 2011, the $190 million, 66-bed facility is expected to be the anchor for new activity in southwest Rio Rancho, says Tom Swisstack, Rio Rancho mayor. That new development near the hospital includes a retail and office project, The Village at Rio Rancho, on a 75-acre tract immediately ...

New Lead Paint Rules Start Oct. 1

 Contractors remodeling homes, day care centers and schools where  children could be exposed to dust from lead paint will be required to  take extra precautions starting October 1.The regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency require  contractors to become EPA-certified as lead safe. In affected  buildings, workers must wear special suits with air filters, protect  ...

Simple Tools For The Home

On the 1980s action adventure television series MacGyver, the hero solved problems using everyday materials. Taking a cue from MacGyver, Houselogic.com has applied duct tape, paper clips, toothpaste and rubber bands to basic home repair. With duct tape, one can: Fix a slow-running toilet. Clear the clogged flush passage with wire, then empty the water tank and seal the passage hole with duct tape.       Weatherproof ...

Refinancings Soar as Mortgage Rates Remain Low

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2010—(MCT)—For anyone under the age of 57, mortgage rates are now the lowest they’ve been during your life. This fact isn’t lost on a growing number of homeowners who have started a new wave of refinancings. The Mortgage Bankers Association reported this month that refinancing applications are up 26% during the past four weeks and account for about 82% ...
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