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A Promising 2020 Economic Outlook for Arizona and Tucson

As we move from 2019 into 2020, economists project that another recession is not likely for many more years to come. In fact, they track positive trends for both Tucson and Arizona as a whole, including rising income, job growth, and migration to the state for jobs.
Specifically, job growth can be seen within the manufacturing, construction, and healthcare industries.
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5 Easy Hikes in Tucson

Tucson is nestled between 4 mountain ranges in the Sonoran desert and offers many miles of hiking trails. However if just the thought of hiking makes you tired, don’t fret - we’ve put together a list of short hikes in the Tucson area just for you. The trails on this list are easy hikes that still offer beautiful desert views. 

Linda Vista Trail 

Distance: Just under 1 mile
Location: 730 E. Linda Vista Road 
Best for: Views of the Catalina Mountains and gorgeous sunsets
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8 of the Best Winter Activities in Tucson

With temperatures ranging from 40 to 75 degrees, winter in Tucson can be the best season for all your favorite activities from hiking to shopping to dining. Tucson keeps the summer vibes going all winter long with lots of sunshine and very little humidity. Whether you live in colder climates or just want a change of scenery, Tucson has something for everyone.
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Best Day Trips Outside of Tucson

Tucson, with its stately Saguaro cacti and desert landscape, is also situated close to a number of great day trip destinations. While hiking is an obvious choice, Tucson also has many other day trip options. And if you tire of the desert landscape, Tucson also offers a number of man-made lakes, historic attractions, and small artsy towns.

University of Arizona Biosphere 2

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Expensive Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Residential Land

Buying residential land to build your dream home is a thrilling experience. The excitement lies in finding a piece of land where you can watch your dream home become a reality. Buying the right residential land can be challenging, however. Avoiding costly mistakes and finding a well-located piece of land is not as easy as it sounds.
When you’re looking into buying land to build your home, you need to be aware of these expensive mistakes to avoid when buying residential land. 

1. Not Visiting the Property in Person

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October 2019 Land Report

Each month, the release of the Tucson Land Report offers data and trends for the previous month on the current situation in the land lot market for the Tucson Metro area. This information is helpful to realtors who wish to see a bird’s eye view of the numbers from previous months and years in comparison to the recently released numbers. With this data, realtors can assist clients in knowing the best time for buying or selling land.
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Easy DIY Home Improvement Projects for Selling Your Home

Home improvement projects for selling your home can make a huge difference in offering a better curb appeal for your home. While fancy upgrades are always going to be appreciated, simple attention to detail can make your home stand out to interested buyers.
When it’s time to spruce up your home to sell, here are a few DIY home improvement projects for selling your home!

Landscaping Sustainability

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September 2019 Land Report

Every month, the Tucson Land Report releases information from the previous month about the Tucson Metro area land lot market from the MLSSAZ. This data shows current trends as well as interesting comparisons over the last few months and years. For realtors, this information is crucial in directing clients in the best times for buying and selling land.
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