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Tucson, AZ: Best Place to Live in the US

We are not exaggerating. Both Business Week and the AARP named Tucson #1 in the US in 2009.

AARP named Tucson as the "Best Place to Live the Simple Life" in July of 2009. Excerpt: “With an average of 286 sunny days a year and an affordable median housing price of $155,500, residents have the time and money to enjoy all that Tucson offers.”

This article was followed by Business Week’s, "America’s Best Affordable Places to Retire". Excerpt: “Tucson… is a scenic, affordable place to retire. It has its own airport, just six miles from downtown Tucson, more than 100 parks, a good public transportation system, and plenty of public and private golf courses.”

Is Tucson limited to retirees? NO! In 2010, Business Week named Tucson the “Best Place to Raise Your Kids”. Excerpt: “Tucson, surrounded by mountains and the beauty of the Sonora desert, is an affordable city that is home to the University of Arizona and University Medical Center, which are among its largest employers.”

There is much to love about Tucson; here are a few reasons:

Weather: Tucson is the sunniest city in the US. You will see the sun and blue sky almost every day, and the weather most of the year is excellent. Tucson daytime winter temperatures averages 65°, but you can also snow ski on Mt Lemmon, less than one hour away.

Natural Disasters: None. No Earthquakes, Mud Slides, Tornados or Hurricanes.

Culture: Tucson boasts a Symphonic Orchestra, numerous Theatres, Opera and many Art Galleries and Museums.

Sports: Host of the Accenture Golf Championship. The University of Arizona competes at the top level in all college sports and Professional Sports are less than two hours away with the AZ Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, AZ Diamondbacks & Phoenix Coyotes.

The Great Outdoors: Play Golf and enjoy Hiking, Biking, Parks and other outdoor recreation almost 365 days per year.

Affordable Homes: There are a variety of Homes and Neighborhoods available to suit your Lifestyle; this is where we can help. Contact us today!


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