The best place to live in Las Cruces New Mexico

The best place to live is all relative depending on what you’re looking for. Las Cruces is a beautiful place to call home and one of the top places to retire in but again, it’s all opinion based. Here I’ve gathered some of the best of the reviews, commentaries, interviews and articles from money magazine to the Las Cruces resource directory and magazine to find some of the best places to live for a variety of reasons in Las Cruces.

Las Cruces has been known for one of the best small metro areas for businesses and careers by the Forbes magazine in 2011 and was named one of the best domestic tourist destinations by Global Traveler magazine. Milken Institute named Las Cruces one of the top 10 best-performing cities in the US in 2010 and CNN money magazine also rated it one of the top 25 cities for jobs that year as well.

According to Las Cruces New Mexico has been featured several times as one of the top recovery cities and one of the top 100 best places to live in the entire US. It’s a great location for baby boomers, retirees, businesses and career.

But that’s all about the general area of Las Cruces; what about the different neighborhoods?

With over 100,000 residents Las Cruces has a variety of neighborhoods and communities to choose from. Whether you’re looking to be in the Picacho Mountain subdivision and building your dream home located just West of downtown in a beautiful master planned community or perhaps Coronado bridge with over 200 acres and 127 lots of pure New Mexico charm, Las Cruces has it all.

Newer subdivisions such as it Mesa Grande provides custom homes on desirable 1 acre lots, and the Ridge at North Rise Estates is a vibrant desert community with something for everyone including families, retirees, and first-time homebuyers. This location is great since it has access to several elementary schools, middle schools and high schools in the Las Cruces public school district.

The Pueblos at Alameda Ranch is a wonderland in the desert. This is a beautiful place to call home when it’s time to retire and settle down. If you love the outdoors but still have an active life, the Pueblos offer outdoor hiking, golf and tennis as well is the white gypsum sand dunes right next door.

Golfing more your style? Check out the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course community with several different collections of neighborhoods, community pools and clubhouses, walking trails, playgrounds and open spaces. Last but not least is the La Tierra Escondida which is a hidden gem of Las Cruces. Designed and built at the foothills of the organ mountains this is a beautiful community to call home for families, business folk and retirees alike with a variety of on-site amenities, natural vegetation and wildlife, and a variety of custom homes.

Where’s the best place in Las Cruces for your family? Call me today and let’s get started discovering all the master planned communities, subdivisions and neighborhoods in and surrounding Las Cruces New Mexico.

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Lakewood Lawyers say 

Finding the best place is all relative. Great tips for folks relocating to your area!