Tucson, AZ Real Estate News

By Tonya Largent
I'm new to this site so I'll talk about this part of the country for starters. The Tucson area is perfect for retirement or snowbirding. Prices are lower too. Average home 220k. Tucson boasts 350 days a year of sunshine. We are located at the base of the Catalina Mountain Range. The highest point of the Catalina's is Mnt Lemon at 9,000 ft. It is the Southern most ski slope in the Northern Hemisphere. Metro Tucson's population is nearly 1 million. Yet, where ever you are you feel like you're in the rurals. We're 2 hrs from Phoenix (I-10). Go Diamondbacks and Cardinals.  U of A campus is huge. Go Wild Cats. Air port was just remodeled. Golf, Golf, Golf. enough said. The weather here is special. Yesterday, 3-5-07, it was 80 and the humidity was 9%. Even when it's 100 because of the humidit...
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By Tucson Real Estate Experts Anne McKechnie, Previews Property Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
The announcement that the Accenture Golf Tournament will possibly have a permanent home in the Tucson has brought a great deal of excitement to Tucson and to the Tucson Real Estate Market. An announcement made about the new course that will surround the Now Proposed Ritz Carlton Resort in Dove Mountain will support the Tournament in the area, and will be designed by Jack Nicklaus. In 2009, the Accenture Match Play Championship is scheduled to move to the new Nicklaus Course. The Course area is currently a beautiful desert landscape, which is  about a mile west of the Gallery Golf Club. Marana one of the fastest growing areas in Arizona will surely benefit from the press along with the whole Tucson area itself.
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By Tina Furtado, Realtor Tucson, AZ
(Moving to Marana - Tierra Antigua Realty)
End of year stats for Dec are out: Tucson MLS service states that Home Sale Volume is down 22.55% from $331,013.714. in Dec 2005 to $256,382,141. in Dec 2006.Average Sales Price for all residential: prices are beginning to stablize  we saw a small drop of 2.02% with $266,731. Dec 2005 to $261,348. for Dec 2006Median Sales Price: decreased 2.27% from $220,000. Dec 2005 to $215,000. Dec 2006Average days on the Market continues to increase  64.10% from 39 days in Dec 2005 to 64 days in Dec 2006Active listings: rose 56.09% from 5,457 in Dec 2005 to 8,518 in Dec 2006New listings coming into the market in Dec increased only 9.28% from 1,638 in Dec 2005 to 1,790 Dec 2006This shows that Tucson Real Estate inventory, total available properties on the market, continues to decline overall!   This ...
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