Homeowner Tips

Aug. 20, 2019

Top Three Most Popular Room Remodels and Their Cost

They say the kitchen's the heart of a home. It also speaks to most buyers' hearts when they look at a Tucson home to purchase. Tired of the dated look of your property? Thinking about putting it on the market soon? You may want to invest in a bit ...

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Aug. 6, 2019

Free Water Conservation Kits for Tucson Water Customers

Living in a desert climate such as ours, we always look for ways to save on water usage. First, we replace old washers with newer, more efficient models. Then, we only landscape with local flora that require little water to thrive (like those you may have seen at the Sustainable ...

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June 24, 2019

Creating an Eco-Friendly Home in Tucson

More and more of today's Tucson home buyers seek out eco-friendly homes. They want energy-efficient appliances, high-efficiency toilets, and landscaping that requires little to no watering. If you're thinking about putting your home on the market anytime soon, it would help if you implemented at least some of ...

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June 18, 2019

HOAs and the Tucson Homeowner

It might surprise you to learn that Homeowners Associations (HOAs) actually date back as far as the mid-1800s in the United States. This happened very sparsely throughout the country from certain landowners. They started to catch on more and more in the 1960s when national growth quickly rose. Today, approximately ...

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June 4, 2019

What is PMI?

The Tucson real estate market, like most other markets across the country, has experienced a steady increase in value over the last several years. Tired of renting, you decided that you want to own your own home now. While not the 20% experts recommend, you saved up money for your ...

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Feb. 19, 2019

Protecting Your Water Pipes from Harsh Winter Weather

This is some crazy weather we've got going on here in Tucson. The National Weather Service has put a "Hard Freeze Warning" in effect starting at 11 pm tonight and continuing on through 8 am tomorrow. That means that temperatures are expected to drop to 28F or lower for ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Your Tucson Home Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

In December 2018, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law. One of the things affected by the new tax law is the amount of your home mortgage interest tax deduction. Initially, the law was going to eliminate this deduction altogether. After several revisions and alterations ...

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Dec. 26, 2018

Tucson Christmas Tree Recycling 2018

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas yesterday filled with joy and time spent with loved ones. With New Year's Eve around the corner, many people begin taking down their Christmas decorations this week. But what do you do with the tree? The City will not be collecting ...

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Nov. 6, 2018

Download Your Tucson Smart Home Water Guide Now

When you live in the desert, water becomes an extremely precious commodity. The City of Tucson offers rebates when you take certain steps to curb your household water usage. Learning how to identify leaks and repair them when they begin can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Now, the ...

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June 19, 2018

Tucson Washer Rebate Program in Effect Now

How old is your clothes washer? Is it time for an upgrade? If so, now's a great time to do so. The City has implemented its Tucson Washer Rebate Program to help Tucson Water customers pay for their new washer. When you get rid of your old washer and ...

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