Arizona Daily Star | Homes and Real Estate

Search Real Estate Databases

Featured Properties

  • MLS #21429799
    4887 N. Placita Osito Negro
    Tucson, AZ 85749

Featured Agent


Latest News and Trends

The 6 percent home sale fee isn't sacred

February 26, 2015 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON — As a home buyer or seller, do you really understand real estate commissions? Do you know how much a real estate agent who lists a house for sale typically gets? Equally important, how much the agent who brings you in as a buyer gets paid — in other words, how the total commission pie gets sliced up?

Kingsolver house, 4 others up for auction on east side

February 22, 2015 3:00 pm
The main house on Property No. 2 has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Built in 2005, it is situated on 22.1 acres of land. | Courtesy of Stacy Smith
Five high-end, east-side properties, including a parcel with a house once owned by author Barbara Kingsolver, are slated for auction on Tuesday. Dubbed the Calabria Ranch Estate Homes, the properties are located on 44 acres of land on East Speedway, adjacent to Saguaro National Park East, and 4 miles north of the park’s main entrance.

Requirements for mortgages are easing

February 19, 2015 7:00 pm
A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential homebuyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of progressively tighter rules on borrower eligibility in the wake of the housing bust, banks and mortgage companies have begun easing their requirements and expanding the types of mortgages they offer.

It's time Tucsonans think about garden transitions

February 8, 2015 12:00 am
Master Gardener Mary Beth Murphy, left, helps Debby Bryson, right, with a selection of herb plants at the annual Pima County Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale in 2013. | Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star
If you ask master gardener Deborah North when you should pull out your winter garden and start your spring/summer garden, she’ll say it’s up to you. Unpredictable weather is the reason she can’t give you a specific date for switching over.

Penalties dealt to 4 Tucson real estate agents

February 7, 2015 7:00 pm
The Arizona Department of Real Estate has disciplined a number of Tucson real estate agents for trust account irregularities and audit violations, and others for unlicensed real estate activity. Among the most recent violations: Susan Marie Wester of Adobe Property Managers in Tucson was cited for audit violations and trust account deficiencies.
Disclaimer: The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Tucson Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (TAR MLS), the Green Valley/Sahuarita Arizona Multiple Listing Service (GVAR MLS), and the Southeast Arizona Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (SAAR MLS). Information provided is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. IDX/RETS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

© 2015 Tucson Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved.

© 2015 Green Valley/Sahuarita Arizona Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved.

© 2015 Southeast Arizona Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.

The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits real estate advertisements that indicate any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. If you believe a real estate advertisement on this website states such a preference, limitation, or discrimination, please notify the webmaster at For further information on the Fair Housing Act, see: