Pros & Cons of Building a Custom Home in Tucson

This is the first in a series of articles targeted towards potential home buyers looking at building a custom home and the topics or questions they might face. While these articles will focus on the typical issues of building a custom home in the Tucson, Arizona metropolitan area, many of the issues may well […]

Repairing an AC Unit During a Tucson Heatwave

The summer heat came upon Tucson quickly in June, and now as we’ve moved into July, the monsoons have finally arrived, adding humidity to the mix. This is the time of year when air conditioning systems are put to the test. If a failure is going to occur it’s most commonly going to happen […]

Naranja Park Expansion Bond Vote

Oro Valley’s Town Council recently voted unanimously to place a special bond election on the Nov. 7th ballot.

At that time it will be up to Oro Valley’s voters to decide whether a secondary property tax will be enacted to pay for the $17 million expansion of the Naranja Park. This secondary property tax […]

How Much Down Payment Do I Need in 2017?

There has been a lot of coverage in the news lately on interest rates, factors that cause an increase or decrease, and how movement will affect the overall housing market. A more important topic that has gone unnoticed is the fact that mortgage credit policies have eased up a bit in the last few […]

6 Suggestions For Moving Day Success

Planning to move? Included below are six suggestions that are guaranteed to make your transition smoother and less stressful.

Start sorting and packing about two months before your planned move date. Use colored stickers to mark what will be moved, donated or thrown away. If you have pets, ask your veterinarian, selected moving company, […]

Prepare Your Tucson Pool For Summer Fun

It’s that time of year again – time to get the pool in shape for the summer season! Below are some quick tips to help ensure that your swim season gets off to a great start.

Look around and check for signs of leaks in the plumbing, wetness around the pump motor or on […]

Blue Apron: Is It Worth It?

“I don’t feel like much of anything. It all seems so repetitive. Not enough variety.”

That was Stephen’s response to my text about what I should get for dinner that night. Great. Cooking vegetarian dinners (my requirement) that two adults and two kids will eat just got harder, so when […]

How to Unclog Your Shower Head

Over time calcium deposits will build up on your shower heads and either completely restrict the flow of water through some of the spouts or reduce the volume to a drip. One simple way to get rid of these deposits is soaking your shower head in vinegar.

If you can easily remove the shower […]

Around Tucson Video Series

Looking to explore the outdoors around Tucson? We may have the ideal solution that will allow you to find trails and locations that you’ve never visited before with our latest Team Woodall addition, the “Around Tucson Videos.”

Being runners ourselves most of these videos will highlight various trails that we’ve run, but most of […]

November 2016 Mortgage Rate Update

Mortgage rates have been very volatile over the past couple of weeks and now sit close to their peak levels for 2016. This volatility has stemmed in large part from the presidential election, both leading up to the day itself and the forecasts for our economy since the results were decided.

The two main […]