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Gene Thiel CRS, GRI, RIS
Long Realty
3777 E. Broadway, #100
Tucson, Arizona 85716
Office: (520) 918-5158
Cell phone: (520) 906-0168
Toll free: 1-800-279-2211
Web: www.tucsonishome.com
e-mail: gene@tucsonishome.com



May/June 2016

Hello!

I have been fortunate to be able to continue doing volunteer work and serve my clients with quality customer service! I was very busy with volunteer work and that is now slowing down. Thank you for all the opportunities and your support! Providing quality customer service has always been important! It has been nice to provide services in many areas of life and it has been wonderful to see how everyone gets to grow and benefit.

The market has been active! If you received the e-mail or twitter feed with the housing report, you will have noticed In the Tucson Main Market area, March 2016 active inventory was 4,883, a 16% decrease from March 2015. There were 1,469 closings in March 2016, a 18% increase from March 2015. Year-to-date 2016 there were 3,562 closings, a 14% increase from year-to-date 2015. Months of Inventory was 3.3, down from 4.7 in March 2015. Median price of sold homes was $177,625 for the month of March 2016, up 3% from March 2015, down a little from the previous month. The Tucson Main Market area had 1,924 new properties under contract in March 2016, up 6% from March 2015.

The average sales price increased to $221,260 from $212,988 in March, a 3.88% increase! Yes there has been a flurry of activity! Homes that are priced correctly and have been well taken care of are selling well!

Attached you will notice that it is time for the new Service Directory! So please take a look at the attached and send it back or e-mail if you would like to have your business in the directory for free! (If you want to contribute with a paid ad, please let me know).

The market changes quickly! Many people I spoke to, even a few weeks ago, probably would hear something different today! So if you want an update of current market conditions, please do not hesitate to call me!

Date Avg. Sales Price Days on Market # Sold
Apr 2016 $221,260 57 1473
Mar 2016 $212,988 57 1480
Feb 2016 $206,128 65 1055
Jan 2016 $216,485 66 985
 
Apr 2015 $210,749 66 1383
Mar 2015 $208,673 68 1275
Feb 2015 $209,403 69 935

Statistics gathered from Tucson Multiple Listing Service

News, Notes, Upcoming Events…

  • Do you want to reach a council member?
    Send comments to the Mayor and all Council Members:
    Mayor Jonathan Rothschild mayor1@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4201
    Ward 1 Council Member Regina Romero ward1@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4040
    Ward 2 Council Member Paul Cunningham ward2@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4687
    Ward 3 Council Member Karin Uhlich ward3@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4711
    Ward 4 Council Member Shirley Scott ward4@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-3199
    Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres ward5@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4231
    Ward 6 Council Member Steve Kozachik ward6@tucsonaz.gov or (520) 791-4601
    Mayor and Council Links and Information - https://www.tucsonaz.gov/city-government

Did You Know…

  • The Arizona State fish is the Apache Trout.
  • The Arizona State tree is the Palo Verde
  • The Arizona State bird is the Cactus Wren
  • The Arizona State flower is the Saguaro blossom
Do you know a buyer for these homes?

2539 E Edison
$359,000

A marvelous midtown gem sitting on 3/4 of an acre! 3281 square foot home on R-2 lot, with office, storage and pool.

1032 E Alta Vista
$166,000

Amazing 2 bedroom house with separate studio apartment! Nicely updated bathrooms, windows etc.. on R2 lot.

If you are looking for a painter or a heating & cooling specialist, check your 2015 Service Directory.
If you don't have one, please call me!
(This Newsletter is for information only and is not an attempt to solicit other Broker's listings.)

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