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Welcome to the Tucson Real Estate Blog! Tucson is a vibrant and exciting place to live. There are many events and activities going on every day along with outstanding places to visit. These great things to do in Tucson along with related news about the Tucson Real Estate market are the focus of this blog.

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Answers To The Eternal Question – Arizona Or Florida

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post June 20, 2017

As people consider their options for a place to retire, the question always seems to come down to Arizona or Florida. Why these two? Weather, activities and home prices!

Both states have warm climates, communities with endless amenities, and lovely affordable homes. But how to choose the best retirement state for you? Well, as with many things, it depends.

The answer may be elusive, but here are 13 “tipping points” that, in our opinion, make Arizona the best places to retire……… READ ON.

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Flying V Bar And Grill – A Great Dining Experience

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post June 6, 2017

tucosn real estate blog flying v bar and grillThis popular Tucson restaurant sits at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains. It was once the site of the well know Flying V Ranch. The Flying V combines Southwestern fusion food and stunning views of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

From steaks to tacos, the Flying V Bar & Grill menu has something for everyone. And the fresh made at table side guacamole is to die for. Smooth and buttery with the right amount of “kick”. And a sip of a margarita after a few bites is the perfect …….. READ ON.

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Tucson Electric Proposes Higher Charges Fewer Credits For Future Solar Customers

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post May 31, 2017

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Tucson Electric Power Co. has proposed a new rate structure for future customers with rooftop solar that would cut credits for excess solar production and mandate time-of-use rates with new monthly charges. TEP and other utilities say the rate changes are needed because, by avoiding using grid energy, solar customers don’t pay their fair share for the fixed costs of generation and transmission.

But solar-energy advocates say the changes are unfair and don’t take into account…….. READ ON.

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Zillow under fire for Zestimate system

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post May 23, 2017

tucson real estate blog post May 23, 2017We have written a number of articles and blogs on the accuracy of Zillow’s “Zestimates”. Ok, the fact that really aren’t accurate. Now a homeowner in Illinois is filing a lawsuit against Zillow.

The suit against online realty giant Zillow, claims the company’s controversial Zestimate tool repeatedly undervalued her home, creating a “tremendous roadblock” to its sale.

The suit alleges that despite Zillow’s denial that Zestimates constitute “appraisals,” the fact that they offer market value estimates and “are promoted as a tool for potential buyers to use in assessing (the) market value of a given property,” meets the definition of an appraisal under state law. Not only should Zillow be licensed to perform appraisals before offering such estimates, the suit argues, but it should obtain “the consent of the homeowner” before posting them online……. READ ON.

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Historic Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch To Be Developed

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post May 17, 2017

Tucson Real Estate Blog PostsThe land holding the historic Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch is slated to become a 178-home upscale Tucson subdivision. The recently approved plan to develop the property indicates homes will be in the $400,000 to $600,000 price range.

The plan includes at least 60 percent open space, a hiking trail and preserves the original stone homestead and the existing outdoor fireplace, patio and event lawn as a common area. The 138-acre property is a half-mile north of Saguaro National Park West……. READ ON.

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April 2017 Sales Results Just Released

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post May 11, 2017

tucson real estate blog - April 2017 resultsWith four months of data, 2017 seems to be building steam going into the summer months. April’s average sales price INCREASING 3.64% to $232,988. With a year over year gain of 5.36%.

Home inventories remain below 4,000 units with an increase of 1.40%. The 3,773 active listings means the Tucson Market has been below 4,000 for 10 months.

Find out more about the April 2017 Tucson real estate market results…… READ ON.

 

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Tucson In Top 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets In U.S.

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post April 25, 2017

tucson real estate blog - top 10 hot real estate marketrealtor.com reviewed 100 large metro areas in the United States to identify the hottest real estate markets.Tucson ranked 9th overall. Of the cities in the top 10, Tucson had the lowest median home price and 4th highest projected price increase. Cities in the top 10 benefited from strong growth in population, jobs, and households.

Other factors considered included low unemployment and the large population of millennials and baby boomers. Rental rates and… READ ON

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5 Tucson Malls Give Tucson Residents Lots Of Choices

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post April 20, 2017

tucson real estate blog - tucson mallsTucson AZ has long had a reputation of being a small town just south of Phoenix. But it isn’t true. Residents of Tucson know Tucson is a vibrant and growing city with lots of thinks to do. And great shopping alternatives is one of them. Five large Tucson Malls provide everything from high-end upscale shopping to Tucson outlet malls.

If you can’t find it in one of the Tucson Malls or other interesting shopping areas in Tucson, you don’t need it! READ ON

 

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Remember The Cold War? If You Do, Then The Titan II Museum Is A Must See In Tucson AZ

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post April 13, 2017

tucson real estate blog titan missile museumThe Cold War era lasted for 44 years. From 1947 to 1991. The political strategy of the Cold War era was one of containment, but created an nuclear weapons race between the U.S. and Russia. The Titan II missile was a tipping point in our military strategy to defend the United States from a Russian nuclear attack.

Only 1 of the 54 Titan missile sites built in the early 60’s survived the SALT agreement with Russia in the early 80’s. That lone site is located 20 miles south of Tucson in Sahuarita, AZ. Russia allowed it to survive as a museum and tourist attraction. The Site became a National Historic Landmark in 1994.

Visitors to the museum get to see and feel what it might have been like to……..READ ON

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When A Great Deal Comes Along – Take It!

Tucson Real Estate Blog Post April 5, 2017

Two of our featured Tucson listings come to the top for great deals.

#1 – 13500 W. Wild Burro Rd. in Dove Mountain AZ. A one of a kind custom homes on 2.5 acres in the Dove Mountain area under $500,000. Yes! Under $500,000. With 4 bedrooms and 3 baths and custom alder cabinets throughout. The guest suite with it’s with on suite bath provides comfortable space for those staying over a little longer. See if this beautiful home just might be your perfect home in Tucson AZ – MLS #21708144. See More

 

 

#2 – A very nice Townhouse at 2556 N Ironwood Ridge Drive Tucson AZ 85745 – MLS #21632248. Priced at $145,000 and close to the U of A and downtown lifestyle. With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, updated kitchen, and fully enclosed 2 car garage. Oh, a community pool and spa await. See More

 

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