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Why should you live in Placitas NM?

If you are looking for homes for sale in NM, check out Placitas. We are conveniently located 15 minutes North of Albuquerque and 30 minutes South of Santa Fe. Commuting is a breeze because Interstate I25 is just minutes West of Placitas, jump on the highway and get where you need to go.
Placitas is not your typical community. You feel like you are driving into a very special place when you enter Placitas. Enjoy a completely different view of the Sandia Mountains, rolling hills, native southwestern landscape and a tranquil beauty that cannot be found in the Greater Albuquerque Area.
Most homes in Placitas are on approximately 1 acre, are mainly Southwestern architecture and capture breathtaking views of the mountains, sunsets and mesas. You will find a variety of homes built by many custom home builders in Placitas whether you are looking for traditional Southwestern style or a modern or contemporary feel.
Watch my short, 80 second Placitas video and get a glimpse of this magical community. I look forward to hearing from you and showing you why so many people love to call Placitas home.
Mark Puckett, Owner/Broker 505-332-1133
  Fun Facts About Placitas
  • Minutes away from New Mexico commuter train - The New Mexico Railrunner - take a ride to ABQ or Santa Fe - so fun!
  • We have a full service grocery store, The Merc - locally owned and operated. Stop by for Friday night wine tastings (The Merc has a full and very large liquor/wine dept) and meet some new friends.
  • Blade's Bistro - fine dining in a great setting. Recently opened, it has quickly become a local favorite - delicious food and full bar - yummy!
  • Art Galleries - Placitas is well known as an artist community
  • Library - our cute little library is getting a new home - new location opening in 2010 - construction under way
  • Nature - hiking/biking/riding trails are plentiful - we are bordered by US Forest Service - need I say more
  • Wildlife - don't be suprised to see a bobcat or wild horse while enjoying Placitas
  • We also have a local bank, hair salon, drycleaner dropoff, cafe and winery.
Homes are designed to blend with the high desert landscape and rolling hills that Placitas is known for. You'll enjoy the sunrise over the Sandia Mountain range, dramatic sunsets and city light views and because Placitas is sparsely populated, a dark night sky perfect for star gazing.
This community is comprised of mainly custom homes ranging from $200,000 to over 1 Million. Most lots start at 1 acre giving you plenty of space to enjoy.
Vacant land is also available throughout Placitas, find out more information about lots for sale in the Placitas NM area and custom home builders in our area.
Watch my Welcome to Placitas Real Estate YouTube video


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