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LISTING: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lots 9-14 is 3 Acres Land For Sale in NM
<B>A pretty view across Rio Rancho towards the subdivisions that sit 2 miles east. The City Center, home of the Sandoval Regional Medical Center and emergency is about 5.5 mile east. The hospital had their grand opening in July 2012. It sure has been interesting to continue to watch the City Center grow!  I think this is a great investment in properties only two units away from the new hospital and city center!
A pretty view across Rio Rancho towards the subdivisions that sit 2 miles east. The City Center, home of the Sandoval Regional Medical Center and emergency is about 5.5 mile east. The hospital had their grand opening in July 2012. It sure has been interesting to continue to watch the City Center grow! I think this is a great investment in properties only two units away from the new hospital and city center!
Description: 3 Acres Land for Sale in Rio Rancho Estates, New Mexico in Sandoval County By Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

6 Adjoining 1/2 Acre Lots - This is the Largest Chunk of Adjoining Lots I've Ever Owned Here and I'm Selling Them All Together!

Pretty Views From Property of the Sandia Mountains!

Only two units away from the City Center, home of the Sandoval Regional Medical Center Emergency Room and Central New Mexico (CNM) Community College!

Fabulous Price on Land in the Fastest Growing City in New Mexico!

Read about the historical growth I've observed since I started investing in land here in 2000!

Call Char and Buddy 360-550-8943 Mon - Sun

Photos of Actual Properties!

90 Days Same As Cash Owner Financing With $0 Down and No Credit Checks.

Your Choice of 6 Adjoining 1/2 Acre Lots.

Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lots 09 - 14
Status: Sale Pending
Sale: $10,000.00 Cash For All 3 Acres or Best Offer.

See Listing For Owner Price/Terms.

State: NM
County: Sandoval
 
Parcels
APN: 1-007-073-450-414 Legal Description: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 13
APN: 1-007-073-450-422 Legal Description: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 12
APN: 1-007-073-450-438 Legal Description: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 10
APN: 1-007-073-451-405 Legal Description: Rio Rancho estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 14
APN: 1-007-073-451-430 Legal Description: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 11
APN: 1-007-073-452-446 Legal Description: Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lot 9
City: Rio Rancho 5.5 Miles W of the City Center and UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center
31 Miles NW of Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
60 Miles SW of Santa Fe
Parcel Size: 1/2 acre each Approximately 272.25' x 80' per lot.

See parcel map.
Roads: Dedicated Easement, Dirt, Gravel 14th Street is a bladed dirt road along the west.

2/10 of a mile S of King Boulevard, the main drag thru this part of the city.
Power: Solar, Generator Needs installation.
Water: Well, Holding Tank The city has a bulk fill water station at the corner of 21st Street NW and Northern Boulevard. It has potable water for domestic use and construction. Click Here for further information on the cities website.

Click Here for the Rio Rancho Utility Systems.

Click here to research depth of others wells on the State of New Mexico well log.

I did not find any reports using their PLSS link. But if you click on Subdivision Report on the left hand side and then type in Rio Rancho Estates there is a well log record for unit 23 and several for the surrounding units.
Sewer: Septic, Holding Tank Needs installation.

Click Here for the New Mexico Environment Dept Liquid Waste Website.
Liens: No
Deed Type: Statutory Warranty Deed Title insurance available at buyer's expense.
CCRs: No
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 9.88 Annually. Paid current. Future tax notices are buyer's responsibility.
POA Dues: 0.00
Doc Prep Fee: 150.00 To be added to the purchase price for document preparation.
Zoning: RRA - Rural Residential Agricultural Allows for homes and manufactured homes. Livestock needs minimum 1 acre and 20,000 sq. Ft. per animal.

Click Here to view Zoning Regulations for Sandoval County.
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: Rio Rancho Convention and Visitor's Bureau Click Here to visit Rio Rancho Convention and Visitor's Bureau
 
PROPERTY PHOTOS

Property Photos

All of the photos were taken in May 2009 of Rio Rancho Estates Unit 23 Block 20 Lots 9-14 and the surrounding views.

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PROPERTY INFORMATION
 

3 acres land for sale in Rio Rancho, New Mexico by Albuquerque and Santa Fe in Sandoval County. Six adjoining ½ acre lots totals 3 acres of land just off King Boulevard by the City Center and new hospital! Great investment property in the third largest and fastest growing city in New Mexico.

All of the photos were taken in May 2009 of the lots and their surrounding views. These lots are personally owned by me, Char, and I've kept them as an investment that long! I really believe in Rio Rancho and have documented huge growth since I started exploring land here several years ago. Although these lots are already subdivided I am not willing to split them apart and am selling them all together because that's the way I roll - I love bigger chunks of land! You would be able to turn around and sell them individually yourself.

King Boulevard, the main drag thru this part of the city, sits at the north end of the block. 14th Street is a bladed dirt road that runs along the west side of all of the lots. You can see in the subdivision map that the proposed thoroughfare, Paseo del Vulcan, runs near the end of the block to the south. This road seems to be a long way from being completed as I've heard about it for years but if it ever does happen it sure will make getting around Albuquerque to Santa Fe super quick!

These properties are located in the NW part of Rio Rancho and for the most part this unit remains undeveloped. I like this part of the subdivision as it has very pretty views of the Sandia Mountains up in this part. To the east two miles are a few different busy subdivisions and a cute little park. And a few miles further east is the new city center and hospital as seen in the maps! I think these lots are a great investment so close to the growth!

There are plenty of wide open views in all directions and lots of privacy! This area was fairly flat with a gentle slope down to the east. It had cholla with blooming yellow flowers, prickly pear, wildflowers, a couple scattered trees and native grasses sprinkled about. I touched one of the yellow cholla flowers once and they are waxy but their thorns are very pokey and draw blood easily! But very cool and they seem like they are always blooming in Rio Rancho!

The Sandia Mountains sit across the other side of the valley from the NE to the SE with Albuquerque in the distance. It really is a beautiful long view of her and I merged several photos together showing just how long it is! Sandia Peak rises to 10,678 feet and the mountain range lies largely within the Cibola National Forest. To the SE are the cool hills that pop out of the valley floor down by Interstate 40.

We spent time working on the Subdivision map highlighting how many miles wide and tall the city is, where the two hospitals and high schools are located, the sand dunes, and solar farm. This map also shows where each of the units are located, the main roads thru the city, and the city limits. We have indicated with a smiley face approximately where the property is located.

Rio Rancho adjoins the northern part of Albuquerque on its south. I suggest you play with Google earth and really study things! After spending 1.5 days driving from the S to the N thru Rio Rancho in 2015 I definitely saw a lot of growth continuing and documented it below. I remember passing Wal-Mart on Southern and Unser and taking a photo of it in 2007 and thinking wow its already grown out to here and now look where it is!

I am often asked for land a bit off the beaten path in the NW part of Rio Rancho for people seeking a place to build a home off grid but still be close to the town. I am also asked for cheap investment lots. These lots fill both those shoes! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )


Buddy and Char's Journey Around Rio Rancho Estates!



At the end of January, 2015 I spent two days taking photos from 23 different places around Rio Rancho. What a great tour around the less developed parts of Rio Rancho. I was going to say undeveloped but as you will see growth definitely continues in Rio Rancho!

I arrived late in the afternoon the first day and raced towards Southern Boulevard to see a few properties. I noticed the Presbyterian Rust Medical Center just south of Southern Boulevard on Unser had a huge crane sitting out front of it. This is by Intel and I didn’t realize there was a major hospital so close by the southern units! I read that it is undergoing an $80 million expansion adding a tower with 120 additional beds and cancer patient services. It opened in October 2011 with 68 beds and was designed to accommodate growing populations which this places continues to do!



I had enough time to visit four properties and the first one was only about 4 miles away from that hospital in unit 8! What a great start to the new land portfolio I thought! A short while later I watched the sunset from unit 4 in the SW part of the city. Wow was it a beautiful sunset! I could see the city lights of Albuquerque across the valley and it was eventually dark enough to see the Man In the Moon above the pink and orange night sky!



As I sat watching the sunset I mentioned that I either wanted to go to a fabulous pasta house or hole in the wall Mexican for dinner! I didn't really have a favorite restaurant for as many times as I've been here. On the way back along Southern Boulevard we spotted Joe’s Pasta House and quickly turned into the parking lot. Talk about lucky!



It was a crowded place on a Friday night with a little bar where you can wait. I noticed it had a big beautiful glass jar of house made Sangria sitting there and although I prefer red wine I do enjoy a glass of sweet red once in a while! So I sat down and ordered a fabulous glass…ok I had two…and then one heck of a pasta dish! The bartender was such a friendly man who educated me about this long time Sicilian restaurant! Wow! Wow! Wow! I definitely have a favorite restaurant there now and I collected their business card on the way out!

Early the next morning I headed out to unit 3 which is in the very SW corner of Rio Rancho and spotted a few of the hot air balloons that Rio Rancho is known for over the horizon from a couple of the properties I purchased! I read that the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta takes place in early October and is the largest event in the world lasting 9 days and over 500 balloons yearly.



The cool temperatures that time of year create the "Albuquerque box", a set of predictable wind patterns. Balloon Fiesta Park sits about 6 miles SE of Rio Rancho and it was a pretty good view of the balloons that morning from two of the properties I purchased....for those of you who think that might be a cool way to start your weekend morning with a hot cup of coffee!

Later on that morning I watched kids out jumping their motorcycles by units 1 & 2. There are some sand dunes on the very west side of Rio Rancho and I've had people tell me they played in these hills as kids. I sure spent a lot of time getting the perfect shot and they were good sports letting me watch. As much as I thought the young kid on the motor bike keeping up with the older kids was cool it was this older one on the green bike that was my favorite jump shot!



We made our way that day from the S to the N spotting a few cool birds, an old airplane over head and even a coyote. I literally ran right into the new 86 acre solar farm in Rio Rancho Estates Unit 6 by Northern and Encino by the water tower.



The $16-million Sandoval County Solar Energy Center project by PNM started construction in early fall 2014. The 82,350 solar panels will generate the energy used by 2,400 average residential customers. Cool! While I must say I really enjoyed touring the southern units in Rio Rancho I also like the northern part which is a lot different with its big rolling hills hidden in the trees and cactus! I was surprised by the tall chollas with their yellow and orange waxy flowers that spread across one of the gentle rolling valleys as far as I could see in unit 26! They were so thick – beautiful!



You can see for miles over the valley to Albuquerque from some parts up here and the growth in the distance around the city center and surrounding neighborhoods. While it remains largely undeveloped it too has many people living up in these areas hidden in the trees and I saw quite a few off grid homes with solar panels set up.



And I sat up there and watched the sunset over Rio Rancho again on the Sandia Mountains. She has some interesting massive rocks at the top of her that really reflects the sunset off them!



And once the sun went down on came the lights of Albuquerque again lighting up the valley below! If you're considering living here I think it would be a great idea to not only view the property during the day time but at night also! Imagine big picture windows overlooking the Sandia Mountains glowing pink from the reflection of the sunset and the city lights of Albuquerque at night!



I couldn't think of a better way to end my day than repeating what we had done the night before so back to Joe’s Paste House I went for another glass of sangria and seafood this time! I spotted Joe’s in a few local flyers and read that it was voted “Best of the City Top 5” for 2014 by Albuquerque the Magazine! I sure can pick them!



A special shout out to our fearless mascot Buddy who helped by marking several of the properties! It really was pretty the way he blended into the blonde landscape and he looked so handsome in his Little Stud jacket! He was a tired man at the end of the day with his tongue sticking out! He lost all his front teeth several years ago in a fight over a dog bone and the older he gets the more his tongue sticks out! Still good looking none the less!




Financing Price: $20,000 for 3 acres.

Terms with $1000 down payment: $19,000 at 8% interest with approximately 57 monthly payments of $400.

Any down payment made over the $1000, Char will match off of the balance.

90 days same as cash with $1000 down! If $10,000 is paid toward the property within 90 days from the contract date Char will waive the remaining balance!

180 days to work like a dog to pay it off early with $1000 down! If $12,500 of principal is paid in the first 180 days from the contract date Char will waive the remaining balance!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing.

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PROPERTY MAPS

Property Maps


Google Maps and Bing Maps links for those customers who would like to research the street and aerial views further:

Google Maps: We suggest clicking on the "Tilt the view" button located on the bottom right side twice so it rotates the earth until you see the blue sky.

Google Interactive Map at the SW corner of Lot 14.


Bing Maps: We suggest clicking the "Bird's eye" link on the top and then aerial.

Bing Maps link at the SW corner of Lot 14.

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ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

Sandoval County Area and Rio Rancho Subdivision Photos

Rio Rancho is the 3rd largest city in NM at about 91,956 people, is the fastest growing community in NM and one of the fastest growing in the Southwest! It’s within an hour of Santa Fe and 30 miles NW of Albuquerque International Sunport Airport. It is bordered by Albuquerque, the Santa Ana Indian Reservation, Bernalillo and Corrales and the Rio Puerco Basin.

It sits high atop a mesa offering stunning views of the Sandia Mountains and Rio Grande River! At 5,290 feet, the high desert offers year round perfect weather with winter temperatures averaging 49 and summertime averaging 91. There are 330 sunny days a year with 8.2 inches of rainfall. It snows several times during the winter but usually melts the same day.

It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area and big magazines have frequently named it among the top 100 places to live. In 2013 it was listed in the “10 Best Towns For Families” by Family Circle Magazine for its amenities including the indoor aquatic center, sports complex, acres of parks and miles of bike trails. It has also been recognized in the top places to launch a business, raise a kid, and best towns for families frequently by other magazines.

Anchored by chip maker Intel, I sure have seen this place grow since I started watching the growth here in 2003. New schools, city center, hospital, the list goes on and on. Here are some of the highlights:

*In January 2015 I saw the $80 Million expansion of the Presbyterian Rust Medical Center just south of Southern Boulevard on Unser. The hospital currently has 68 beds and is adding an additional 120 additional beds and cancer patient services.

*In January 2015 I caught my first glimpse of the 86 acre solar farm in Rio Rancho Estates Unit 6 by Northern and Encino by the water tower. The $16-million Sandoval County Solar Energy Center project by PNM started construction in early fall 2014. The 82,350 solar panels will generate the energy used by 2,400 average residential customers. Cool!

*In January 2015 I ate at Joe's Paste House on Southern Boulevard for my first time! Ha!

*In July 2012 the Sandoval Regional Medical Center with its emergency room had their grand opening! This is located at the city center.

*In August, 2011 the Rail Runner commuter train line pulled into Rio Rancho! This train runs between Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, Los Lunas and Belen.

*In August 2010, the Central New Mexico (CNM) Community College opened at the new city center.

*The first building as part of the University of New Mexico Regional Medical Center opened in January 2010. Once completed, the $200 million facility will house 68 hospital beds and will include an emergency room and surgical center.

*In the fall of 2009, V. Sue Cleveland High School opened - home of the Storms!

*Hewlett Packard Tech Center opened their 218,000 square foot building at the City Center in December 2009.

*The new city hall that opened in 2007.

*In October 2006 the Sandoval County Commissioners approved a master plan for a new city, Rio West, in the Rio Puerco Basin covering 18 miles. The County and the developer have ended their joint efforts on this project and continuing efforts will be by the developer.

*In the fall of 2006 the Santa Ana Star Center, a major component in the City Center, opened.

Wikipedia has some great information about the growth in Rio Rancho. The population in 2010 was 88,901. The estimated population in 2012 was 90,818. The US Census Bureau shows the projected population growth for 2015 of 99,610. It will be interesting to see where it is come the end of 2015.

Click here to read more about Rio Rancho on Wikipedia.

Click here for the Rio Rancho City of Vision Website

Click here for the Rio Rancho Convention and Visitors Bureau Website.

Click here for the Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area in the Cibola National Forest website. It covers 37,200 acres on the west side of the Sandia Mountains.

Click here for the Jemez Mountain Trail National Scenic Byway Website.

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SALE TERMS & DISCLOSURES

Sales Process and Terms

Please conduct your due diligence research and be sure to ask all questions prior to hitting the "Buy Now" button below.

All of the maps and information provided in this listing are intended to assist you in your due diligence research. We try and include many resources that we use ourselves. Over the years we have found information to be incorrect like a road that shows on an aerial photo or street map that we can't find because it is overgrown or doesn't exist or a difference in GPS settings. So while we try and include as much of this information as possible we greatly encourage you to carefully do your research to be sure the property suits your needs.

If you would like to purchase this property click on the "Buy It Now" button at the bottom of the listing. A form will ask for your contact information and there is a box to indicate if you are purchasing if for cash or financing. It will then change the Status at the top of the listing from "Available" to "Sale Pending" after you click submit so we hold it for you. We will then send you an email that confirms our agreement and our process to complete the transaction. Please contact us within 24 hours of receiving that email from us to so we continue to hold the property for you.

Payment is due within 3 days unless prior arrangements are made and we accept cashier's checks, money orders, and Visa/Master/Discover Card. We often have several interested buyers in the same property and in fairness we keep the property available until someone is 100% prepared to complete the transaction.

If purchasing for cash, once we have received payment we will prepare all documents necessary to transfer ownership and even include a check to cover all recording fees and transfer taxes as well. It's all part of the non-refundable $150 doc prep fee!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT PRIOR TO CLICKING THE BUY IT NOW BUTTON FOR CONTRACTS!

With our sincere thanks,

Charlotte and Amber : )

Please feel free to call Char at 360-550-8943 with any questions!
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