How is Tucson Ranked?

Tucson is Ranked

People wonder ‘How is Tucson Ranked’ compared to other cities in the United States and even the World. This is often a beginning conversation when folks are considering whether or not to relocate for their next adventure.  Before looking for homes for sale in Tucson, Arizona you may want to see how Tucson Stacks Up!  Below are a series of articles Ranking Tucson for a variety of traits.  These are 2017  honors and can and should be added to previous honors including Most Bike Friendly, etc.



Best Affordable Places to Visit – How are we ranked?

CNBC did an article earlier this year talking about the BEST Affordable places to visit in the U.S.  Tucson was included in this small list of favorites.  You didn’t have to tell us or know that Affordability is always on everyone’s mind.  Note the name of our Long Realty Web Site  Coincidence?  Naw….

Read the Full Article HERE



Business INsider

10 U.S. Cities where everyone wants to live RIGHT NOW!

Business Insider shared their Top 10 List of Most Desirable Cities in the United States.  Naturally Tucson was on it.  They based their list on the following:

  • Census Bureau migration data from 2010 to 2014. The “migration ratio” is the ratio of people moving into a metro (from another metro) versus people leaving the metro (to another metro).
  • Search traffic on The “views ratio” is the ratio of views to a metro versus views from that metro elsewhere between April 2016 and April 2017.
  • Population growth estimates from 2015 to 2017. The “growth rate” is the percentage Nielsen estimates the population in a metro has grown based on census data.

Read the Full Article HERE

or’s take HERE

Tucson expected to add 7100 jobs in 2017

Good predictions such as this lead economists to predict that Home Prices and Rental Rates for Commercial and Residential will rise accordingly.  Further examination of RETAIL PROPERTY, OFFICE PROPERTY, MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING, and INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY performance is examined in the full article.

Read the Full Article HERE


Trip Advisor

Top Destinations – On The RISE-How are we Ranked?


A list of the Top 15 U.S. Destinations ‘On the Rise’ according to Trip Advisor.  Worth it alone to get this link of 179 things to do in Tucson.

I’ve got to read it to see what they left out or forgot!  Can you think of anything they omitted?? Drop a comment here!

Read the Full Article HERE



Edible Baja Magazine

Earlier this year the WONDERFUL local magazine Edible Baja Arizona published this article about Tucson being name the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) World City of Gastronomy.  This is a BIG Deal!  Tucson is the FIRST City in the United States to receive this honor.

Read the Full Article HERE

And if you haven’t picked up a copy of this Magnificent Magazine do so at your earliest opportunity.  It’s one you’ll want to sit down with, turn off the digital devices and enjoy the quality of the articles contained within, but also the quality of stock they print this on.  This is a true PLEASURE to read! And if you’re not here locally then subscribe here.

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Steve Redmond

I'm so fortunate to be doing something that challenges and invigorates me. I have been a Tucson REALTORĀ® since 2003. I have over 30 years dealing with the public through Tucson Real Estate, Retail and Personal Service. I served as the 2014 President of the Tucson Association of REALTORS, and the 2020 President of the Tucson REALTORS Charitable Foundation. I am currently serving as a Federal Political Coordinator for the National Association of REALTORS for Representative Ann Kirkpatrick. Additionally I am Chairing the Arizona REALTORS new Diversity & Inclusion Committee. At Long Realty I have served on our Branch Advisory Council and have served on the Technology & Recognition committees of past. As you can see I like to get involved. By being involved I give back to my Real Estate Community and hopefully contribute something of value heading forward. But most importantly I just LOVE Real Estate and connecting people to their next home.