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Neighborhood spotlight: Eagle Crest Ranch

(2019-10-01)

Approximately 20 miles north of downtown Tucson is a beautiful community of larger homes tucked away between Catalina and Saddlebrooke.

In the planning stage since the 1980s, Eagle Crest Ranch didn't break ground until nearly 2000, with its first residents moving in during the early 2000s. Now, however, the community is a thriving suburban community just outside the hustle and bustle of Tucson.

 

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Neighborhood spotlight: Midtown's El Encanto Estates

(2019-09-02)

Real estate is all about location, and it is hard to beat El Encanto Estates if you are looking for a historic midtown home on a large lot.

El Encanto Estates was built in the 1920s and 30s with large, architecturally diverse homes. Once considered the outskirts of Tucson, the neighborhood is now surrounded by the conveniences of urban living.

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TUS launching prepaid, reserved parking service

(2019-08-15)

We've all been there: We leave home for the airport with what we think is plenty of time to park, walk the seemingly miles to the terminal and check our bags. Then traffic happens and, of course, there is nowhere convenient to park so you're stuck running with your bags or waiting for a shuttle to the terminal.

Well, those days are soon over for the savvy travelers at Tucson International Airport. In the coming weeks (launch date TBD) travelers can prepay and reserve a spot at the airport and slip into a parking spot without breaking a sweat.

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Federal judge bars Rosemont Mine project

(2019-07-31)

A federal judge on Wednesday tossed aside an earlier decision approving a copper-mining project set to begin just south of Tucson in the Santa Rita Mountains.

 

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Neighborhood spotlight: Red Rock Village

(2019-07-30)

Tucked away in the Sonoran Desert northwest of Tucson is the community of Red Rock Village. This vibrant, family-friendly neighborhood offers amenities to please every member of the family.

Located only a few minutes north of Marana, Red Rock Village is a mere 30 minutes from downtown Tucson. Commute to work or venture into the city to enjoy the amenities, such fine dining, shopping, university sporting events and entertainment. Phoenix and its suburbs are only an hour north and not too far for a day or weekend away.

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Tucson, Arizona Housing Market Is Hot!

(2019-07-10)

The Tucson, Arizona housing market is HOT!  Yes, the Summer heat is in town, and the real estate market is hot as well.  The Tucson area offers beauty, great people, employment & business opportunities, fantastic recreational activities, and real estate opportunity.  If you currently own property in the Tucson area, it's a great time to upgrade or downgrade, and if you're thinking of buying real estate in the greater Tucson area now is the time.  

The Tucson area real estate market prices are forecast to grow steadily over the upcoming years.  In the past, we've enjoyed a fantastic, relatively stable real estate market.  The forecast is for continued steady growth.  

https://www.littlebighomes.com/real-estate-tucson.html

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Celebrate the Fourth across Tucson

(2019-06-30)

Happy Fourth of July!

In addition to Summer barbecues, pool parties and outdoor activities, there are many fireworks displays and events in the area to keep you and the kids busy on the Fourth. Here are just a few to get you started on your Fourth of July plans.

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Online home sales impact Tucson market

(2019-06-30)

In the age of e-commerce, it is no surprise that buying and selling a home is now only a click away for some sellers in the Tucson market. However, the trend comes at a cost, both to the people selling homes and the local real estate market, according to an Arizona Daily Star report.

In May, 25 percent of local home sales were not listed in the area's multiple listing service (MLS), which is a database of homes for sale that local real estate professionals search for their potential buyers.

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Finesterra - Tucson, Arizona Foothills Luxury Homes

(2019-06-30)

Finesterra is a luxury housing community located in the Foothills area just North of Tucson, Arizona.  Nestled near the Santa Catalina Mountain Range, Finesterra offers fine living in an incredibly beautiful area.  The Foothills area offers many different recreation activities including some of the best canyon hiking in the greater Tucson area.  Biking, walking, sports clubs, golf courses, dining, and great shopping are all close at hand.  Finesterra is in a great school district too! Mountain and city views will take your breath away.  Finisterra boasts properties that offer residents fine living in a great area. 

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Tucson's Old Ft. Lowell District Properties

(2019-06-05)

Tucson, Arizona, it's various areas, and it's surrounding communities offer residents an incredible lifestyle as well as real estate priced to fit any budget.  The Old Ft. Lowell District in Tucson is a Historic District centrally located with a distinct charm.

Housing prices in the Old Ft. Lowell district have a huge range.  Properties can be found in the low-mid $100,000s and up to the high $100,000s.  Taxes are low. There's a heterogeneous population.  And, the central location makes everything very convenient. 

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More market-rate rentals coming to Tucson

(2019-05-31)

Two housing projects planned for downtown Tucson that will kick off construction early in 2020 will add 140 residential units to the market and there are more projects planned and under way.

According to a recent report, plans include a loft development on East Broadway and South Arizona Avenue on historic Julian Drew Block.

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Neighborhood spotlight: Historic Armory Park

(2019-05-26)

Armory Park is a vibrant, family-friendly neighborhood nestled in downtown Tucson. It's definitely one worth checking out if you want history, culture and homes with varied architectural styles.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Armory Park is named for the armory in the Military Plaza downtown. Residents took root in the neighborhood after Southern Pacific Railroad came to town in 1880.

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Weather, real estate market heating up

(2019-05-01)

Spring brings the busy season for Tucson-area real estate agents, and this year is no exception. From mid-March to August, real estate agents keep busy as families prepare to make moves once the school year ends.

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University High, BASIS campuses make U.S. News ranking

(2019-04-30)

Two BASIS schools and University High are among the country's best, according to the most recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

BASIS Oro Valley ranked fifth in the state and 32nd nationally. BASIS Tucson North was a close sixth in the state and 34th nationally. Oro Valley ranked eighth nationally among charter high schools.

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Tax Deductions for Homeowners: How the New Tax Law Affects Mortgage Interest

(2019-04-04)

Tax changes for 2019 change the landscape for homeowners.

Tax season is upon us once again, and to make it even more interesting this year, the tax code has changed — along with the rules about tax deductions for homeowners. The biggest change? Many homeowners who used to write off their property taxes and the interest they pay their mortgage will no longer be able to.

Stay calm. This doesn't automatically mean your taxes are going up. Here's a roundup of the rules that will affect homeowners — and how big of a change to expect.

 

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Sahuarita spotlight: Rancho Resort for active adults

(2019-04-01)

The active adult community of Rancho Resort in Sahuarita is a newer community of single-story homes and is part of the larger master-planned community of Rancho Sahuarita, which was established in 2001.

Rancho Resort is conveniently located just west of I-19 on West Sahuarita Road, only a few minutes from Sahuarita Town Center for shopping, dining and entertainment options.

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Pulte spends $2.8M for Saguaros Viejos West land

(2019-03-31)

Pulte Home Company completed its second Oro Valley purchase this week and purchased the lots for the first phase of Saguaros Viejos.

Pulte paid approximately $64,500 for each of the lots in the new community, which is in its first phase of build outs.

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Neighborhood spotlight: 45+ Sun City Oro Valley

(2019-03-01)

Nestled in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains in Oro Valley is an active adult community that leaves little to be desired in the way of activities, amenities and mountain views.

Sun City Oro Valley (SCOV), which is located within the master-planned Rancho Vistoso, is a beautiful neighborhood complex for adults ages 45 and older who want the independence of a single-family home with activities and amenities just outside the front door.

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Lennar closes $6.7M Marana deal

(2019-02-26)

Lennar Arizona closed on its purchase of 195 pre-platted lots in Preserve Twin Peaks located at Twin Peaks and Camino De Manana.

The deal, worth $6.7 million, is one of the largest single purchase of lots sold in the metro Tucson market in the last year, according to a recent report.

 

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Kick boredom with wine festival, metal working

(2019-01-31)

Tucson is abustle with gem shows, gallery shows and theater, but if you are looking for something a little different this weekend then consider attending the opening of Tucson's newest school - Desert Metal Craft.

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