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01 Jan Q4 2016 Tucson Land Update

  Top: Mountain Vail Estates - Richmond / Above: Mountain Vail Estates - Lennar A Year of Growth in Tucson Strong permits, house starts and land development add to an improved economic outlook The year 2016 was a good one for the Tucson home building market and for Tucson...

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01 Oct Q3 2016 Tucson Land Update

Top: Blue Agave - Mattamy / Above: Fianchetto Farms - DR Horton Builder Positioning in Tucson Lot inventories, or the lack thereof, could shake up sales leaders The Tucson housing market continued its upward momentum through the 3rd Quarter. While permits and house starts were below the stellar...

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08 Apr Q1 2016 Tucson Land Update

Top: Sterling Meadows - DR Horton / Above: Gladden Farms - KB Home An Improving Market Platted Lot Acquisitions are Bearing Fruit for Builders New home sales are up in 2016. Per SAHBA, monthly net sales from their 12 member builders so far in 2016 has each been...

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08 Jul Q2 2015 Tucson Land Update

Top: Boulder Pass - Miramonte / Above: Golden Barrel - Mattamy Gradual Growth Permits are down, but sales, starts and land transactions are up In the first half of 2015 more than 1,077 residential permits have been pulled in the Tucson area. This is down from the 1,135...

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08 Apr Q1 2015 Tucson Land Update

Top: Bear Canyon Overlook - AF Sterling / Above: Desert Willow - Pulte New Life in Northeast Tucson The once quiet submarket is getting ready for multiple new communities January and February permit levels were low to start out 2015 which caused some concern in the market. The...

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08 Jan Q4 2014 Tucson Land Update

Above: Stone Canyon - Monterey Homes Focus on Move-up Homes Entry Level Overlooked as Builders Focus on Move-ups The Tucson land market has changed over the past couple of years. Single family finished lot inventories have fallen and seem to have stabilized below 4,000 lots. 2014 ended with...

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08 Oct Q3 2014 Tucson Land Update

Top: Rancho Vistoso - Maracay / Above: Rancho Vistoso - Lennar Lot Development Continues Land Purchases Highlight the Trend Toward Increased Lot Development The Tucson land market feels as if it has slowed slightly in 2014. Year to date permits are slightly lower than last year and there...

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08 Jul Q2 2014 Tucson Land Update

Top: Deseo at Sabino Canyon - Maracay / Above: Cantabria at Rancho Valencia - KB Home Continued Growth in SE Tucson Several communities are enjoying strong sales and more are on the way In our Fall 2013 Update we discussed the Houghton Corridor as being the next hot...

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08 Apr Q1 2014 Tucson Land Update

Top: Rancho Valencia - KB Home / Above: Somerset at Gladden Farms - KB Home KB Home is Back Recent acquisitions have KB Home coming back strong in Tucson The Great Recession took its toll on home builders in Tucson. Since the downturn, we have seen several home...

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09 Jan Q4 2013 Tucson Land Update

Land Development is Back New lots help mute severeness of dwindling finished lot supply The Tucson single family housing market started 2013 out strong with 644 permits in the first quarter. Each quarter thereafter saw fewer permits than the quarter before with Q4 ending up with 507...

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