Northern Meadows Home Sales Report for February 2011

Here’s my monthly real estate report for Northern Meadows in Rio Rancho for February 2011. Northern Meadows is located in Northern/Central Rancho NM.

Northern Meadows February Home Sales

There were only 2 closed sales in Northern Meadows during February. Both of the sales were bank owned homes.

Here are the stats on the 2 homes that sold:

Average Square Footage:           1,928  

Price per Square Foot:                  $70

Days on the Market:                        25

Average Sales Price:             $133,700

Northern Meadows Homes for Sale

Today (03/09/2011) there are 81 homes for sale in Northern Meadows. 45 are regular sales, 29 are short sales and 7 are bank owned homes.

Nearly half the houses in Northern Meadows are either short sales or foreclosure sales. If you want to get the best possible deal on a home in Northern Meadows, you should consider buying one of these homes.

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These statistics were compiled from the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®data on 03/09/2011.

Cabezon Communities

Are you interested in MLS Homes for Sale in Cabezon? You’ve come to the right place!

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The Neighborhoods of Cabezon

Cabezon is a master-planned community in southern Rio Rancho located near the intersection of Unser and Southern Boulevards. Cabezon is a mixed-use community with single family detached homes, townhomes, semi-custom homes and
commercial properties. There are approximately 2,600 home sites in Cabezon.

Cabezon Communities is made up of about a dozen different residential neighborhoods including:

  • Arbolera del Este (semi-custom homes)
  • Astante
  • Astante Villas (townhomes)
  • Hacienda Corazon
  • Las Brisas
  • Rancho Oro
  • Rancho Plata
  • Toscana
  • Villa Corazon
  • Yucatan

The Home Builders of Cabezon

Many of the Albuquerque Metro Areas most popular builders have built homes in the neighborhood including Agave, Artistic, Centex, Charter, DR Horton, Pulte, Stillbrook and Wallen. New home construction is ongoing in Cabezon and should continue for two or three years. There is a nice blend of one story homes and two story houses and a nice mix of house styles including beautiful brick homes by Pulte, modern looking townhouses by DR Horton and gorgeous custom homes by Charter Homes. Pulte built homes in gated neighborhoods including Hacienda Corazon and Villa Corazon, and there are homes being built by DR Horton on larger lots at Las Brisas.

The Parks of Cabezon

There are several parks and recreational facilities in Cabezon including Cabezon Park, North Park, South Park and Linear Park. There is a swimming pool and community center and there are walking trails throughout the neighborhood. Other nearby recreational facilities include the Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, Blades, and Ten Pins and More.

The Schools of Cabezon

Rio Rancho public schools are considered to be some of the most desirable public schools in the Albuquerque Metro
Area. The school age children of Cabezon attend Maggie Cordova or Martin Luther King Elementary, Lincoln Middle School and Rio Rancho High School. There are several different websites you can use to check out Rio Rancho Schools including and

Jobs Near Cabezon

Rio Rancho’s largest emplyer is Intel, which is very close by, and soon Rio Rancho Presbyterian Hospital will be opening. Presbyterian is projected to open in the fall of 2011. Currently the construction project is employing over 500 people. When the hospital opens it plan to have 400 permanent jobs. Check out this Cool Video Flyover that’s on the Presbyterian website.

Related Links

Cabezon Communities
Chamisa Hills Golf and Country Club
City of Rio Rancho City Website
Sandoval County Website
Santa Ana Events Center
Rio Rancho NM Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale in Cabezon

Currently there are 44 MLS homes for sale in Cabezon. About 30% of the homes currently listed for sale are distressed properties. In fact, in August of 2010, 40% of closed home sales were distressed property sales (short sale properties and foreclosure homes). View my Cabezon Real Estate Stats here.

View Cabezon Communities in Rio Rancho in a larger map


Northern Meadows in Rio Rancho Continues to Grow

There are some exciting reasons why Northern Meadows subdivision in Rio Rancho NM is quickly becoming a more desirable location.

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Here’s a few:

Santa Ana Star Center near Northern Meadows

Santa Ana Star Center Near Northern Meadows

The Santa Ana Star Center is home to a wide variety of fun events such as concerts, Rodeo, Monster Truck shows, Cirque Du Soleil and the Annual Home and Remodeling show.

HP Customer Service and Technical Support Center near Northern Meadows

Hewlett Packard Rio Rancho

The new Hewlett Packard Center opened in December 2009 and is expected to eventually have 1350 full time employees. I was out there today and the parking lot was full. That’s a lot of jobs people! Buy HP!

University of New Mexico West near Northern Meadows

University of New Mexico West (Rio Rancho)

This building is just part of phase one of the UNM West campus. The plan is to have a large campus of as many as 28 buildings.

Rio Rancho City Hall Near Northern Meadows

Rio Rancho City Hall

The new city hall has been open for awhile.

There’s a lot happening in Northern Meadows. Don’t blink, you might miss something exciting!

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All content by Albuquerque Real Estate Agent Rich Cederberg, 505.803.5012, unless otherwise noted. eXp Realty, (505) 750-1846.