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Financial Literacy Program in Tucson Arizona
Financial Literacy

Amazing (And Free!) Financial Literacy Program in Tucson: 3rd Decade

This Tucson-based financial literacy program is free and can help you work towards financial independence.
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Local Brewery

Best Brewery in Northwest Tucson: Button Brew House

Looking for the best brewery in Tucson? Check out Button Brew House in Tucson for award winning microbrews and entertaining events!
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Moving from Minnesota to Tucson, Arizona

In 2019, after living in Minnesota our whole lives, we decided to pack up and move to Tucson, Arizona. We found a city we love and that has characteristics similar to St. Paul and Duluth - an artistic and progressive city filled with kind people, great food, and lots of activities to keep us busy.
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How to Get Free (or Cheap) Landscaping in Tucson

Tucson offers several programs and community initiatives that can help you save money while making your outdoor space thrive. Here’s how you can take advantage of these opportunities for free and low-cost landscaping.
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Down Payment Assistance

How To Get a House in Tucson Without Money for a Down Payment

The Pima Tucson Lighthouse program can help cover the cost of a down payment for eligible home buyers. Read up on this amazing program in Tucson to see if you qualify.
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Buying a House

14 Things To Check During a Final Walkthrough Before Buying a House

The final walkthrough is usually completed three days before you close on the house and is a crucial step to ensure everything is in order before closing the deal. Here's a checklist of things to inspect during your final walkthrough to avoid any surprises after you move in.
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Visiting Tucson

Is April The Best Time To Visit Tucson?

Tucson is a beautiful place to visit anytime of the year, but I think April is the best time to experience the magic of this Southwestern city. Here's why!
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Working in Real Estate

Why I Chose To Work at OMNI Homes International for Real Estate

It's important to find a brokerage that aligns with your values, supports your growth, and fosters a sense of community. Learn more about OMNI Homes International.
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Finding a real estate agent

How to Find a Real Estate Agent

One of the most crucial decisions you'll make is selecting the right real estate agent. With so many options available, it can feel overwhelming to know where to start. Let's dive into the best way to find a real estate agent.
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Buying a House

The Best Month of the Year to Buy Real Estate in Tucson

If you’re looking for a house in Tucson and want to get the best deal on your home, understanding market fluctuations can help you buy at the right time and negotiate the best price. Let's take a look at the breakdown of Tucson's real estate calendar to help you find the best time to a buy a house i
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Buying a House

What Does Contingent Mean When Buying a House?

You find a house online that you love but it has a status of "Contingent". What does it mean? Is it still for sale? Can you put an offer on it? Let's look at all the different statuses you might see and what they mean.
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Best Places to Play Pickleball in Oro Valley Arizona

Whether you’re a seasoned player or a beginner, Oro Valley offers several places to enjoy this exciting game. Let’s explore the various places to play pickleball in Oro Valley.
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Northwest Tucson

Quail Cove Neighborhood in Northwest Tucson

Quail Cove is a planned community on the Northwest side of Tucson, Arizona. Live in Quail Cove and discover a welcoming community with the convenience of nearby gyms, parks, restaurants, and shopping.
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New Construction

Why Meeting with a Realtor Before Visiting New Construction Matters

Newly constructed homes offer a lot of benefits and might be a great opportunity for buyers, but it's important to meet with a realtor before you visit any new builds.
Real Estate Commissions

The Wild History of Real Estate Commissions and A Breakdown of Where Your Money is Going

I thought it would be helpful to talk about the history of real estate commissions and also give a breakdown of who gets a portion of your money when you are involved in a real estate transaction. I'm all for transparency and I think we aren't talking about it enough.
Selling a House

15 Secrets to Selling Your Home Faster in Tucson: Expert Strategies for Market Success

As your trusted realtor, I'm here to unveil 15 tips to expedite your home sale and secure the best possible price. Let's dive into these expert strategies tailored to navigate the unique dynamics of the Tucson real estate market while enhancing the appeal of your home.
First Time Homebuying

The Complete Guide for First-Time Home Buyers in Tucson: Everything You Need to Know

This comprehensive guide is here to equip you with all the essential knowledge and tips you need, as a first-time homebuyer, to make informed decisions and buy a house in Tucson, Arizona.
Mountain Views

Tucson Houses with Mountain Views Under 1 Million Dollars

Look no further than Tucson for luxury living and mountain views. Check out this curated list of the best houses in Tucson with mountain views under one million dollars, and get ready to make your dream a reality.

List of Tucson Homes for Sale with a Guest House or Casita

Purchasing a home that already includes a guest house or casita can be a savvy investment. These additional living quarters not only provide practicality and flexibility but also add to the overall value and appeal of the property.

Best Tucson Houses with a Pool for Under $400k

If you think you'll want a house with a pool in the future, the most affordable option is to buy a house that already has a pool. There are hundreds of houses for sale in Tucson, and I've created a list of some of the best houses for sale in Tucson, with a pool, for under $400k.

The Best Hiking Trails in Tucson

Tucson's hiking trails offer a diverse range of experiences, from challenging ascents to leisurely strolls through desert oases. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a novice looking to connect with nature, Tucson's trails beckon with their scenic wonders. Lace up your hiking boots, pack some water, and embark on a journey to discover the unparalleled beauty that awaits on these spectacular trails. Your adventure in Tucson's great outdoors begins now!

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