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Custom Home Construction – Phase One

This clip kicks off our new “Custom Home Construction” video series showcasing a behind the scenes look into West Mesa Builders’ construction and design process. In the coming months we will cover everything from framing and insulation, to kitchen design and color selection. Bob and Karen Pofahl also share the stringent quality control steps they take to ensure each home is built to the highest standards and much more.

Five reasons you’ll love winter at Picacho Mountain in Las Cruces, New Mexico

While the rest of the country is scraping ice off their windshields and shoveling snow, residents of Picacho Mountain, here in Las Cruces, New Mexico, are enjoying sunshine and fabulous weather! One of the top reasons people choose to live in Southern New Mexico is the great weather. Las Cruces enjoys an average of 350 days of sunshine each year and winter high temperatures average in the 50’s.

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The Willows Construction Update

New Courtyard Home construction in The Willows at Picacho Mountain continues to move quickly. The Willows is a gated neighborhood within the Picacho Mountain Master Planned Community that exclusively features our courtyard homes between 1500 – 2100 square feet. Click below to learn more about Picacho Mountain Courtyard Homes. LEARN MORE

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Energy efficient homes now more affordable with a net-zero home

The go green movement has gained a strong foothold in certain sectors of society.  But 2018 is shaping up to be the year where green building really takes off, especially in New Mexico luxury homes through Net-zero and zero-energy homes.  In the past, the green building and sustainability movement has primarily focused on conservation in the transportation sector. Hybrid vehicles are more …

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Go Green: Three Green Resolutions For New Mexico Luxury Homes

There have been some confusing reports in the news recently concerning global warming. Several reports have called into question the severity of climate change and its causes. Personally, I am going to leave it up to the scientists to determine the full extent of global warming. In the meantime, these reports may have left you …

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Go Green: Solar Energy is the right choice for Las Cruces, New Mexico

One of the things that makes Las Cruces, New Mexico one of the Best Places to Live is how easy it is to go green. Las Cruces weather and climate make it ideally suited to add solar energy to your custom home. Here is a great report from local station KRWG about why Las Cruces …

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