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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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Tucson Custom Land and Lots: A Turnaround Begins

This time of year I always find myself thinking about the state of Tucson’s vacant land market; where it has come and where it seems to be headed. I realized that for the first time in the last few years, I’m feeling happily optimistic going into 2017.  
 
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