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REAL ESTATE News:

Tour the top open houses scheduled for this week throughout the area!

The Los Alamos Daily Post features a weekly section highlighting the open houses throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Jemez Springs and Santa Fe.
 
Photographs, details and a map depicting the location of each open house are included in this weekly section.
 
Click on the map to read details about the featured homes. Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open houses or pull up the map on a smart phone or ipad from the road!
 
Click on the Real Estate Section “red

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First Home Framed In Mirador Subdivision (A-19-A)

The first home is framed Wednesday in the Mirador Subdivision (A-19-A) under development along N.M. 4 in White Rock. The developer is Site A-19-A-1 Acquisition Group LLC with Principal Adam Thornton, a Los Alamos native, his RayLee Homes partners and their representatives. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Another angle of the first home framed Wednesday in the Mirador Subdivision (A-19-A) under development along N.M. 4 in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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School Starts Thursday … Motorists Urged To Be Extra Cautious In School Zones And Crosswalks

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Public Schools is starting its 2019-2020 school year Thursday, Aug. 15.

This means school buses and numerous juvenile pedestrians and bicyclists will be out on sidewalks and roadways before and after school.

Please be extra cautious in school zones and around crosswalks. Remember to obey traffic laws regarding school buses and speed regulations when school zone signs are flashing: Do not pass school buses with flashing lights and stop arms extended out.

The Los Alamos Police Department will be out in full force monitoring school bus routes and school zones to ensure the


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2019 Los Alamos County Fair Results Announced

Adult Grand Champion in Horticulture: Potatoes grown by Claire Swinhoe. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Extention Office News:

The Los Alamos County Extention Office has announced the winners of Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion at the Los Alamos County Fair.

The items entered in the Fair were on display Friday and Saturday at Mesa Public Library.

The winners are:

BAKED GOODS

  • Youth Grand Champion: Jen Morales (Caramel Shortbread Cookies)
  • Youth Reserve Grand Champion: Eliza Lamborn (Peanut Oatmeal Cookies)
  • Adult Grand Champion: Chris Jordan (Ginger

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Los Alamos County Home Renewal Program Assists Residents In Improving Local Houses

Los Alamos Housing Partnership Executive Director Steve Brugger, center, inspects a local roof Wednesday morning along with homeowners Jess and John Cullinan. The Cullinans are among the residents who have participated in Los Alamos County’s Home Renewal Program. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Homeownership is a dream many people possess but even when that dream is achieved a whole new set of issues can arrive: a broken furnace, a leaking roof or a faulty electrical system.

Los Alamos County and Los


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RayLee Homes Lottery For Lots Closes Sunday

Scene of a RayLee Mirador Construction Training Tuesday with partners ready to begin work the week of July 8. Pictured are Jeff Grady, owner and head of construction and RayLee Trade Partners. Courtesy photo

View of finished lots Tuesday at Mirador near N.M. 4 in White Rock. Courtesy photo

 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com
 
After five years of work, RayLee Homes is ready to start offering people their dream homes.
 
These homes will be in the Mirador development next to the White Rock Visitor Center off N.M. 4. The development covers 48 acres and

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Award Winning Builder RayLee Homes Announces Ground Breaking Of Mirador In White Rock

Front elevation of the Tuscan model home planned for Mirador in White Rock. Courtesy/RayLee Homes

RayLee Homes News:

RayLee Homes is excited to announce the ground breaking of Mirador in White Rock, one of the most in demand housing markets in New Mexico due to the influx of new jobs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, along with the high percent of retirees choosing to stay and live in the area.

Mirador in White Rock will provide 161 residential lots to be built on over the next three to four years. With current floor plans for 2019 ranging from 1,653 square feet up to 2,785 square feet, there is a floor


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McQuiston: Spring Home Maintenance Tips

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year.

Tasks such as cleaning out your gutters, checking for dead trees and branches and cleaning and inspecting home mechanical systems, such as heating and air conditioning equipment, can make spring a season of safety.Cleaning and maintenance of your home should be done inside and out. Although the tasks are different, ensuring


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