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Mark Your Calendar! Spring Events in Tucson

It is hard to imagine, but in case you haven’t noticed (or haven’t been in Tucson for very long), Spring tends to come early. The winter frosts have subsided, flower gardens are getting planted as we speak, and storage bags full of sweaters and jackets are getting zipped up all around town – and it is only February!
 
It is also time to break out your annual planner and jot down these events that you do not want to miss this Spring! 
 
Tucson Rodeo and Parade – February 18 – 26
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8 Arizona Destinations to Reconnect with the Old West, Part Two

One of the best perks of living in Arizona is how much access we have to American history. Arizona is a fantastic place that is loaded with places where can be entertained, educated, and interact with the history of the Southwest, and we are privileged to be able to touch base with our history any time we want. If you’ve been wondering what life was like in the Old West, or want to take some visiting guests out for a real Western experience, be sure to consider one of these terrific places in Arizona where you can reconnect with the past. 
 
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8 Arizona Destinations to Reconnect with the Old West, Part One

Loaded with luxury mansions nestled neatly in the Foothills, premier shopping, world-renowned resorts, and world-class golf courses that draw people in by the thousands, it can be hard to picture southern Arizona as the Old West locale that put it on the map nearly 200 years ago. Southern Arizona has always had a knack for being remarkably modern while retaining its cultural and historical heritage, and that balance of old and new will likely remain unchanged for a long time, and for a very good reason. 
 
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Building a Home Together (and Keeping It Together): Tips for Couples

Your head is spinning with ideas for your new home—which kinds of tile you want in the dining room, how big of pool you need to do your daily laps, how large of a garage you’ll need if you want to include a large workshop area for your favorite hobby. Then you tell your spouse all about your ideas and find out that she had envisioned tile, a Jacuzzi, and a lot less garage than you had planned. Now what?
 
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Are Custom Builders Back? Has the High-End Spec Home Returned? Part One

The banner across the top of today's Arizona Daily Star proclaims,"Home Sells for $3M - Foothills deal is Tucson's biggest in 3 years." The accompanying article points to this sale as a sign of a"resurgence of the luxury home market in the Foothills." The manager of the office that sold this house is quoted as saying "This is a very important sale... I think it's a sign of increasing movement in the high-end [home market] and I'm expecting more good things to come in 2017." 
 
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2017: The Year to Buy and Build in Tucson

There is just something about Tucson that makes it hard for people to stay away. For decades, visitors have turned their love of visiting the Old Pueblo into building new homes here, settling down and helping to make Tucson the booming and thriving mini-metropolis that it is today. 
 
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