Compare the value of lots near Tucson

When one buys a lot or real estate, it is not always easy to make a clear comparison. You have to compare apples to apples and really put a price on what is important to you. It is all about location, location, location but also matters how easy it is to build and your surroundings. Make sure you value the enormous cost of utilities and roads to make a fair comparison.

Any homeowner knows how difficult and expensive it is to make improvements on a lot and it is much better value to have as many improvements made when you build.

We made a simple price comparison of property near Tucson, Arizona.

This simple study shows lots on the market today and has some basic information the distance to Tucson and also highlights a price comparison based on if the lots were the exact same size.

The most important thing to note is the value of the utilities and roads. Many agree that having utilities installed and have roads will surely double the value of your lot not to mention save you time and stress in the future when you build.  We’ve extrapolated the value with the theory that all things being equal and the  idea that utilities double the cost, here is what we found.

You can find a general mapping of the location used in our property study on values of lots with or without utilities near Tucson, Arizona

Looking at these tables one can easily see that Red Hawk at J6 Ranch offers the best value on an equal comparison based on driving distance and that value of the utilities-especially the water that is so valued in Arizona.

If you factor that utilities usually double base lot value, you will find that Red Hawk at J6 Ranch offers at least a 15% savings on property. The relief that these items are already installed is icing on the cake.

You will have to factor the location as the convenience to the Tucson job market and minimal commuting time to Tucson adds tremendous value.

Here is the data that we used based on property that is currently on the market.

WILLCOX 90 miles 1 acre $3500 Like comparison price: $9100 

Double price for Utilities: $18,200

No Utilities No paved road
PEARCE 83 miles 1.1 acres $11,500 Like comparison price: $29,900 

Double price for Utilities:

$59,800

No Utilities No paved Road
BENSON 39.6 miles 1 acres $15,000 Like Comparison price: $39,000 

Double price for utilities: $78,000

No utilities No paved Road
WESTERN LAND 39.3 miles 2.64 acres $69.900 $69,900 Yes 

Utilities

Paved, county maintained roads

It is clear  Red Hawk at J6 Ranch offers the best value on an equal comparison based on driving distance and that value If you factor that utilities usually double base lot value, you will find that Red Hawk at J6 Ranch offers at least a 15% savings on property. The relief that these items are already installed is icing on the cake.

Here is the data that we used based on property that is currently on the market.

Example 1

Wilcox:  90.09 miles

Price $3500

Parcel Size: 43560 Sq.Ft. (~1.00 Acres)

School District: Other

High: Willcox Middle:

Willcox Elementary: Willcox

Fence : None

Gas : None

Water : None

Sewer : None

Subdivided Lots : Yes

Environmental Discl : Flood Plain

Gas : None   Water : None   Sewer : Septic Required

Example 2

Pearce, AZ 85625

83.81 miles\Price- $11,500

HIGHLIGHTS Parcel Size: 47916 Sq.Ft. (~1.10 Acres)

SCHOOL INFORMATION:School District: Other High: Other Middle: Pearce

Elementary: Pearc DETAILS Fence : None   Gas : Available   Water : Other sewer : Septic Required

Example 3
Benson, AZ 85602

PRICE  $15000

44 mins / 39.63 miles

HIGHLIGHTS Parcel Size: 45302 Sq.Ft. (~1.04 Acres)   SCHOOL INFORMATION School District: Benson High: Benson Middle: Benson Elementary: Benson
  DETAILS Fence : None   Gas : None   Water : None   Sewer : Septic Required

Subdivided Lots : Yes   Paved Street : No

Example 4 Red Hawk at J6 Ranch

Western land  39.3miles

Price: $69,900

Lot size: 2.65 acres

School information:

SCHOOL INFORMATION School District: Benson High: Benson Middle: Benson Elementary: Benson
DETAILS

Fence : None

Gas : AVL

Water : Yes

Paved roads:  Yes County maintained

With the  hard data in hand, you can easily see the value of utilities/roads and the savings you will get at Red Hawk at J6 Ranch where lots 2.5 to 5 acres start at just $69,900.

Remember, there is no time frame deadline to build on these lots. You can also pick your designer and builder. There is no better investment that land in these times and no better time to buy. The numbers prove it.

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