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Friday, May 23, 2014

New Mexico Oil and Gas Boom, Population Growth

The growth areas of New Mexico have shifted, thanks to the current boom in oil and gas production in the oil-rich Permian Basin of Southeastern New Mexico. Bernalillo and Sandoval counties led growth in the years preceding the 2007 economic downturn. Now the counties leading in population growth are Lea and Eddy Counties. According to the Census Bureau, the city of Carlsbad grew by 3.4 percent and Hobbes by 3.1 percent in one year(2012-2013). Both cities outstripped in growth for the period, Albuquerque, the largest city in the state, Las Cruces, the second largest, and Rio Rancho the third largest. Albuquerque and Las Cruces grew less than 1 percent. Rio Rancho grew by only 1.3 percent. The area is experiencing a housing shortage because of the rapid increase in population of people flocking to the area to find jobs. Both Hobbs and Carlsbad have room for growth. The current population of Hobbs is 36,041 and of Carlsbad, 27,653. Compare the sizes of these cities to Albuquerque: 556,495, Las Cruces: 101,324 and Rio Rancho: 91,956.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Are you Underwater? Take Charge!

Are you underwater with your mortgage? Did you lose your job? Are you facing insurmountable health costs? Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Getting divorced? Stuff happens. If you are thinking that foreclosure is your only option it is not.  However, if  you just sit and do not take action it may end up being your only way out of an uncomfortable situation.  
You worked hard, saved, followed your dream to buy a home. Now you need to put some effort into keeping it. Here are some steps you can take to find a solution that is better than foreclosure. Where you choose to begin may depend on your perception of the level of difficulty you face or the length of time you have been struggling to keep up with your mortgage payments. Whatever you do, beware of scams that include “counselors” who ask you to pay counseling fees. A new law now addresses that. And DO NOT under any circumstance, sign over to anyone, the deed to your house.
Consider these options:
  • Call and talk to a trusted real estate professional.
  • Call your mortgage lender and explain your difficulty. You can request a restructuring or modification of your loan.
  • Call the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and request a free housing approved counselor.
  • Ask your lender to approve a short sale.
You are not the only person underwater and worried about foreclosure these days. You have lots of company. What happens in your particular case in the end will depend largely on how you choose to deal with your situation. Take action! Get out your mental life raft or hot-air balloon and float or soar above the water you think your are drowning in.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Homes of Enchantment in Paradise Hills

One of the premier homes in this year's Home of Enchantment Parade is in Paradise Hills. Check out this home by one of Albuquerque's premier custom home builders.

The attractiveness of  Paradise Hills is its eclectic mix of  homes and communities with single-family detached homes, condos and town homes as well as  custom  and production built, newer and older,  contemporary and traditional spanning City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County jurisdictions.

Paradise Hills has one of the oldest established golf courses in the city of Albuquerque, a community center with programs for all ages, bike paths,  user-friendly parks, a nearby mall to augment the smaller shopping centers scattered throughout the area, schools and for all ages.

The area has a strong sense of community. The long-established  Paradise Hills Civic Association supports quality of life issues and is well known for strong advocacy on behalf of residents.
Eloise Gift
Albuquerque Realtor
Gift Realty NM