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The "Hot" Areas for 2017 Land Sales: Part 1

I was honored to be invited to speak about custom lot trends at the recent "Housing and Land: Market Perspective" seminar presented by The Southern Arizona Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. In preparation for my presentation, I produced a vacant land 'Heat Map' showing the percentage of change in land sale prices in each of Tucson's zip codes, from 2016 to 2017. Some of the trends and conclusions are shown on the attached map.
 
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4 Home Improvement Projects You Can Tackle This Spring

At last, spring has arrived, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the gorgeous weather. Going for walks, riding your bike, and playing sports are all awesome springtime activities. That said, there are some less-fun things that should be done while the weather’s nice.

 

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5 Great Places to Volunteer in Tucson

Whether you’re looking to complete required community service or just want to spend your free time doing something good, seeking out great volunteer opportunities is the first step. Lucky for you, finding awesome community service options in Tucson is a cinch.

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4 Desert Backyards to Die For

If you live in the Southwest, it can be hard to find landscaping ideas that work with the dry desert climate. Irrigating your yard year-round can be expensive and sometimes even wasteful, so it’s important to be strategic about the type of backyard you’re looking for.

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