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New Mexico First Time Homebuyer Programs New Mexico First Time Homebuyer Programs

By Tiffany Raiford

Buying your first home is an exciting time in your life. It's even more exciting to realize that you may be able to buy a home much sooner than you anticipated thanks to the first time home buyer programs available for New Mexico residents. Inside, we highlight some of the more notable programs in the state

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Discover the Rich Culture and Historic Appeal of Albuquerque Discover the Rich Culture and Historic Appeal of Albuquerque

By Mary Lamphere

Albuquerque is inviting and exciting, featuring rich culture and history dating back hundreds of years. Inside, we spotlight the traditions and deep Native American, Hispanic and Anglo heritages that make this diverse city what it is today.

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Top 5 Family Friendly Places in Bernalillo County Top 5 Family Friendly Places in Bernalillo County

By Mary Lamphere

Considering moving your family to Albuquerque, or another nearby town in Bernalillo county? Inside, we spotlight some of the most family friendly towns within the county limits. Finding the best fit for your family may be a click away!

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The Best Places to Live in Bernalillo County The Best Places to Live in Bernalillo County

By Mary Lamphere

Whether you're looking for A+ schools or safe living, close commute into the city or affordable housing, Bernalillo county has an attractive town that's suitable for your needs.

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The Best Schools in Bernalillo County The Best Schools in Bernalillo County

By Mary Lamphere

Many of the best schools in Bernalillo County, New Mexico utilize ESL teaching methods to help students excel in learning English as a secondary language while improving skills in reading, math, science and history.

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What is Mortgage Insurance? What is Mortgage Insurance?

By Karen Godfrey

Mortgage insurance is a crucial part of your home loan. Inside, we highlight some important parts of this type of insurance, and discuss why it is vital to the lending process.

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Your Home Inspection Checklist Your Home Inspection Checklist

By Thomas Mitchell

The home inspection is an important checkpoint in the sale of a home. Inside, we present a list of what home inspectors will be checking for when they come to inspect your home.

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3 Reasons To Become A New Landlord 3 Reasons To Become A New Landlord

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Nowadays homeowners may need to become landlords out of necessity rather than choice. Here are three good reasons to become a new landlord and protect your investment.

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What Not to Do Before Buying a Home What Not to Do Before Buying a Home

By New Mexico Homes Staff

Congratulations, you have decided to buy a house. Remember, though, that a house needs financing, and getting it is becoming harder and hard. Here is a list of things to avoid doing in order to get approved from a bank so you can buy a home

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How Long is an Appraisal Good For? How Long is an Appraisal Good For?

By Derren Peters

An appraisal report details several crucial bits of figures concerning prices and vales. One number you likely won't see is an expiration date for the appraisal itself. Most loan agreements don't specify the timeframe for when an appraisal is considered expired.

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