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The Tucson Modern Streetcar celebrates its 1st Anniversary of operation this weekend, with ridership that has exceeded goals - averaging over 4,000 riders per month (11% over the expectation of 3,600 monthly riders).  The Sunlink Streetcar posted 1,000,000 passenger rides about 6 weeks ahead of s...
Get a bunch of real estate agents together (in any setting...online, over drinks, in the boardroom, by the water cooler, in a parking lot...whatever), mention the phrase "data integrity" and without fail, heads will start nodding, hands will go over hearts & a faraway stare (supposed to mimic tha...
Yesterday, I co-hosted a class on Downtown Growth Trends (poolside at a condo complex I have the exclusive on).  Tucson's Downtown is undergoing a huge surge of interest due to the new streetcar connecting it with the University of Arizona - between public & private investment, upwards of $900 Mi...
At NAR's Mid-Year Conference in Washington D.C. (now rebranded as the REALTOR Party Convention & Trade Expo), there are always issues before the Board of Directors that drop out of the sky like a sudden downpour to drown out the conversations started earlier in the week.  This year is no differen...
HUD could be causing prices to tumble further as an unintended consequence of its attempts to be fair in assigning properties to listing agents in some communities.  While a particular community may be geographically close to another city, that city may belong to an MLS system that doesn't really...
The Real Estate Hall of Shame - not sure if anyone has built one yet, but I found a property today that could qualify as a good place to house the "How Not To Use Equity In Your Home" exhibit.  I think it used to be Homer Simpson's place.  He lost it to foreclosure. Lets take a peek behind the sc...
Buyers often ask me "Can I put in a really low offer on this house?"  The short, simple answer to that is that anyone can offer whatever they wish on a property.  What really matters is if the offer will be looked at...and even considered.  A few times I've had clients who really, really liked a ...
{EAV_BLOG_VER:3358b4ca48c3a631} The TucsonKent Group proudly welcomes Emmary Nicholson, aka "The Gadsden Girl" to our team!  She brings us a broad scope of skills (her Facebook & Twitter networks are of an amazing caliber), a great "can-do" attitude and fresh perspective as a new Tucson resident....
Yep - the announcement is true:  I'm opening an office right in the heart of Downtown Tucson.  Tierra Downtown is a going to be a branch office of Tierra Antigua Realty...and the TucsonKent Group is one of the founding partners! We're located in the historic Pioneer Hotel Building (could be haunt...
Downtown Tucson has quite a few murals adding a little spice to the walls and construction sites in the area.  How often do you get to watch the artists at work? Often it seems that these works spring up "overnight" or perhaps we get so used to seeing the same old monolithic walls on buildings or...

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