Mesilla, New Mexico is indeed, a step back in time

Mesilla, New Mexico is indeed, a step back in time

Well, here’s a nice little town!   Just south of Las Cruces New Mexico, about 20 miles north of the border with Mexico, you can take a step back in time in a charming town reminiscent of old Mexico.   A mission-style church and adobe buildings line the streets...
Retire in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Retire in Las Cruces, New Mexico

While you might not have thought of Las Cruces as a place to live, it is certainly worth investigating.   This is not what you’d expect in the desert.  Sitting at 3,900 feet elevation, Las Cruces is surrounded by mountains and has the Rio Grande river just west...
Retire in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Retire in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Placitis, New Mexico! You won’t believe what we found near Albuquerque!   Placitas is 24 miles north of the city with just 5,000 people.  The whole area is high desert foothills.  The mean age is 56 and more than 50% have a college degree or an advanced degree. ...
Retire in Alamogordo, New Mexico

Retire in Alamogordo, New Mexico

If you are retired military, you just might want to retire in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Nicer rental apartments go for $500-600.   You can easily find homes in the $150,000 range.  Alamogordo is home to Holloman Air Force Base and New Mexico State University.   Of its...