Why You Should Retire in Albuquerque

Why You Should Retire in Albuquerque

Are you in the market to find the perfect place to retire? Why not take a look at what Albuquerque has to offer for those over 55 who want to get the most from their retirement? Time and again, Albuquerque is noted by experts as one of the best places to retire in the country. When you take into account low bus fares, great health care options, and all the services here that help retirees get the most out of life, it becomes clear why Albuquerque is such a desirable place for retirement.

Livability.com rated Albuquerque at #7 for the Best Places to Retire in 2014, They stated that “Albuquerque is one of the healthiest cities in the country with a high number of medical facilities, lots of exercise options and affordable housing." Add to that a dry climate and low cost of living, along with great recreation choices, and you can see what draws people over 55 to the area.

Here are some of the top towns in the Albuquerque to retire according to Niche.com. Click the name to read the full review.

Sandia Heights
#1 Best Places to Retire in New Mexico

Sandia Heights has a population of 3337, and is one of the best places to live in New Mexico. Sandia Heights offers a suburban feel with plenty of parks. One reviewer notes "I have thoroughly enjoyed living in this part of Albuquerque, out of all the varying neighborhoods. It is a peaceful, quiet neighborhood, that is full of pleasant people. Aside from the lovely residents, the view is completely breathtaking! The sunsets are especially beautiful."

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#1 Best Places to Live in Sandoval County
#4 Best Places to Retire in New Mexico
#4 Best Suburbs to Live in New Mexico

Corrales is a town with a population of 8463. One reviewer commented "It’s a great small town right outside of a big city so you get the best of both worlds. Everyone is extremely nice and all your neighbors genuinely care about each other! It’s a great place to live and if you aren’t able you should definitely visit, there is always something going in this small town!"

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#9 Best Places to Retire in New Mexico
#19 Best Suburbs to Live in New Mexico

Placitas is a town in New Mexico with a population of 4696. There are many appealing qualities that make Placitas a great place to retire. Residents are drawn to the peaceful atmosphere and proximity to fantastic hiking, along with being close to great amenities. Placitas is a small town that is surrounded by hills and mesas, offering stunning scenes rear around.

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6708 Baker Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109  $205,000

2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms (1 full, 1 half) / 1529 Square Feet

Excellent location! 2BDR/2BA/plus office townhome in Los Trechos! Many updates! REFRIGERATED AIR! Updated furnace, water heater and ROOF! Updated stucco (2013) Two large bedrooms plus a beautiful built-in office addition with cabinets & desk. Light & bright atrium for plants! Bath features a therapy tub! Kitchen has bkfst nook and all appliances stay! Private patio can be accessed from the master bedroom and living room. Convenient location close to shopping, restaurants, parks and transportation!!

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