You'll find the small community of Placitas a short 25 miles north of Albuquerque in the central region of New Mexico. Placitas is favored as a home base among residents who need to live near Albuquerque. Those who simply desire living within easy reach of the culture and amenities offered by the larger southwestern city of Albuquerque also find their home here. Placitas is nestled within the Cibola National Forest and Grasslands, offering spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.
Placitas offers primarily single-family residences in traditional Southwestern style, with a limited number of rentals available. As of 2018, zillow.com reported the median listing price of homes for sale in Placitas at $440,000. According to zillow.com, the median home values in the community have increased by a significant 10.8 percent from 2017 to 2018. Real estate values are projected to continue to rise through 2019.
Children living in Placitas attend Bernalillo Public Schools, which provides education to five local communities and five Native American pueblos. Placitas Elementary School is located close to home, traditionally performs well on standardized assessments and is highly regarded by area families. The district prides itself on providing a diverse experience to students, using the history and culture of the region to enhance their teachings.
Abundant sunshine and breathtaking views merely scratch the surface of what makes Placitas a special place to call home. Residents of this region are often found outdoors, hiking the trails of the Cibola National Forest or participating in a myriad of summer and winter recreational activities. Art and culture are important parts of the lifestyle in Placitas, with Native American and Spanish-influenced wares accenting the homes of residents. A day trip to Albuquerque is easy to manage when residents want a change of scenery, and their Placitas home will be waiting to welcome them home.
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