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By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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The Ruidoso News reported yesterday that current legislative efforts in Santa Fe, to help Ruidoso Downs Race Track with “tax parity” is essentially “dead” as currently written. State lawmakers are in no mood to grant tax concessions to race tracks and casinos – given the $600 million budget gap t...

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UPDATED Link - July 27, 2011:   Click here,  View upper Canyon Homes for Sale The Upper Canyon is a popular area located on the far west end of Ruidoso, and is comprised of several separate subdivisions. Main Rd. follows the path of the Ruidoso River from Mechem Dr, west to the Mescalero Apache R...

By Annie Snow, Ruidoso Annie is your best asset in Real Estate
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Hello, It is that time of the year when the cool pine of Ruidoso sounds like a great idea. Ruidoso has the best summer time temperature . . . mild with little humidity. The night can get chilly and that makes for great sleeping. Open the windows let the fresh cool air in and smell the pines. You ...

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The Spring & Summer Events Calendar for Ruidoso has some great shows scheduled. From a very worthwhile fundraiser for Hospice at the Flying J Ranch, to concerts at the Inn of the Mountain Gods and Ruidoso Downs Race Track, the lineup for 2009 is a good one ! Here are some of the many events on sc...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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As I have mentioned before, there are a lot of potential home buyers on the sideline, looking for deals steals, and trying to gauge a market bottom. Nothing new with this strategy ( buying as low as possible ) especially in light of today’s uncertainty in the market. The “experts” continue to wei...

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Like many real estate markets across the nation, Lincoln County’s numbers are down 25 per cent or more, depending on which area you look at. Total dollar volume and number of units sold, for the entire county, has declined by 24 per cent, comparing 2008 vs. 2007. Ruidoso’s total dollar volume on ...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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If you are a returning visitor to this blog, you may have noticed that I’ve fallen a bit behind on my postings lately. Like everyone else, I think that I was numbed by the circumstances over the last several months, and I really did not know what to write about because circumstances were changing...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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Just a brief update on cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Ruidoso, after last weekend’s flood that hit the river areas of Upper Canyon, Hwy 70 campgrounds / RV parks, and the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Property owners who can provide proof of residence, have been allowed back in to their homes that ...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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I wanted to write a brief update on land - and just a few of the subdivisions in or near Ruidoso where you can buy lots or acreage, and compare how prices and features will vary among these areas.The areas I’ll be writing about are White Mountain Meadows, Alpine Village, Cedar Creek Ranchettes an...

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The Southwest region of the United States is known for its lush native culture and the art it births. From Native American pottery and jewelry to beautiful sunset paintings, the region is home to many talented artists. Every year, the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce hosts the Ruidoso Art Fest at the ...

By Annie Snow, Ruidoso Annie is your best asset in Real Estate
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The Lincoln National Forest has fun for the whole family. If you like to hike, fish, camp, or just sit back and enjoy the breath taking views this is the place to be. Home to the legendary Smoky Bear, the Lincoln National Forest has over a million acres to play in. Elevation runs from 4,000 to 11...

By Annie Snow, Ruidoso Annie is your best asset in Real Estate
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Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally Starts September 17-21, 2008. Ride the beautifull Billy the Kid Loop, at this falls rally. There is a 86,400 ft Trade Show, 5 Different poker runs/tours, Bike Judging, Free Meals & chances at winning a New Harley-Davidson. Join the parade on Saturday 10 am, no fees i...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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Looking for a condo this summer in Ruidoso? Currently, our local MLS is showing 141 listings of either condos / town homes in the Village. Prices vary widely from a low of $54,900 for a 640 sq. ft, older unit on Mechem Dr. to a high of $600,000 for a 2550 sq.ft. new unit at River Crossing. Ruidos...

By Annie Snow, Ruidoso Annie is your best asset in Real Estate
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Hello to all, With all the recent rains the forest has open once again. You can hike, camp, and fish in the state and national parks. Enjoy the natural beauty that is Ruidoso, New Mexico.   This is a great time to visit the area. Summer fun for the whole family. Thanks!

By Annie Snow, Ruidoso Annie is your best asset in Real Estate
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Let's talk about the mild Ruidoso summers. No need to break a sweat this summer. The temperature rarely reaches into the 90's and now that the monsoon rains have started reaching the 80's will be hard to do. The rains have painted the mountain green and bought up the blooms of wildflowers. This i...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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Here in the Sacramento Mountains and throughout the Lincoln National Forest, we are so blessed to have a glorious arid climate, over 300 species of wildlife, and a large diversity of habitats for the native animals. Our deer and turkey populations are thriving. I’ve seen more wild turkey this yea...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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If you have been working on a summer escape to Ruidoso that includes camping, you have probably discovered that the Lincoln National Forest has been closed until we receive some precipitation to relieve the dry conditions in our area. Currently, within the village limits of Ruidoso and Ruidoso Do...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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One of the benefits of living in Ruidoso is the fact that the summer temperatures are mild with little or no humidity, so you can really enjoy the great outdoors. Sadly, our national forest is being closed for an indeterminate amount of time beginning May 1, which is going to make having a picnic...

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The trend of purchasing a second home has become very popular, not just in mountain resort areas, but with vacation property across the nation, especially with the retirement of baby boomers. When evaluating a second home there are a number of important factors to consider: Will the home be for v...

By Mary Weaver, Expertise & Knowledge in Ruidoso-Alto Real Estate
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As summer approaches, I’ve received an increasing number of calls from people planning to visit Ruidoso over the next few weeks with thoughts of purchasing a “summer get-away”. In most, but not all cases, these folks are coming from somewhere in Texas and their primary goal is to purchase a secon...

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