Tucson and its suburbs feature beautiful scenery, diverse architecture and all the amenities of a big city. Find the perfect place to call home, sweet home with this area guide.
Nestled against Pusch Ridge, Oro Valley is an art-lover’s mecca. The town is dotted with public art installations on buildings, in businesses and along sidewalks throughout town. The average housing price hovers around $300,000*, with a blend of midcentury and contemporary homes.
Northeast of Tucson, Catalina Foothills lies in the shadow of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The Southwest meets the city here, with world-class restaurants and local shops in town, plus winding canyons and mountains just beyond city limits. Spanish and territorial-style homes dominate the area, with a median price of $450,000.
Outdoor explorers love Tanque Verde for its abundance of nature-based activities, from horseback riding and mountain hikes to a local dude ranch. Find the perfect rustic Santa Fe style home in the area, with the median housing price around $480,000.
Known as Tucson’s first suburb, Casas Adobes boasts scenic parks, upscale shopping and a stunning collection of midcentury modern buildings. ‘Casas Adobes’ is Spanish for ‘adobe houses,’ so it’s no wonder this area is speckled with red-brown Spanish colonial homes. You can find a gem of your own for around $220,000 in this bustling community.
If you’re looking for a lively city vibe, there’s nothing better than Downtown Tucson. From the vibrant street art of Dunbar Springs to the community gardens of Barrio San Antonio, this area is buzzing with activity. Housing prices can range anywhere from $200,000 to $1 million or more. You’ll have your pick of styles—bungalows, Spanish revival and Victorian houses reflect the city’s rich history.
Wherever your home search brings you, a trusted lender like OneAZ Credit Union will work with you every step of the way. To get started on your homebuying journey, stop by one of our four Tucson-area branches, visit OneAZcu.com/mortgage or call 855.505.HOME today.
*Median housing prices based on Zillow Home Value Index in September 201