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TAR Media Coverage

TAR and its members are in the news often, available as valuable sources of information related to housing, development and real estate-related issues. To arrange an interview, please contact:

Randy Rogers, CEO  |  520-382-8773 or 

Read about Tucson Association of REALTORS® and its community role, as well as real estate industry trends impacting REALTORS® and consumers, every Sunday in the Real Estate Accolades section of the Arizona Daily Star.


Media Coverage Archives
The Mark Bishop Show

TAR in the News


AZ Public Media 08/14/2018  Tucson Housing Market Steady in July

The Foundation was featured in Monday’s Giving back in Southern Arizona in the AZ Daily Star. July 16,2018 Click here

Arizona Public Media – Strong sales low inventory keep-tucson housing prices growing July 16, 2018. Comments by Ginny Huffman

Real Estate Daily News TAR: June 2018 Tucson Housing Statistics Released
July 16, 2018

Arizona Daily Star 6/10/2018  Steller column: Diane Keaton house aside, home affordability is slipping again in Tucson comments from 2018 TAR President Ginny Huffman>

Arizona Daily Star 5/20/2018 Giving back in Southern Arizona  Tucson REALTORS Charitable Foundation

Real Estate Daily News 05/15/2018  TAR: Tucson April Housing Prices and volume on the Rise

AZPublicMedia 04/18/2018  Tucson Real Estate Figures Show Springtime Momentum

Real Estate Daily News 04/05/2018 Tucson Association of Realtors® Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act April

AZ Daily Star 03/28/2018 Program Helps New Tucson Homeowners Roll Repairs Into Mortgage

KOLD/Tucson News Now 03/18/2018 Steady Increase In Tucson Home Prices Good News for Economy

AZPM 03/14/2018 Number of Tucson Homes for Sale Hits Historic Low

Real Estate Daily News 03/13/2018 February 2018 Tucson Housing Sales Volume and Price Continue to Rise

AZ Public Media 02/15/2018 Home Prices Continue to Grow at Start of 2018 – AZPM with 2018 President Ginny Huffman

Real Estate Daily News 02/14/2018 January 2018 Tucson Housing Statistics

AZ Daily Star 01/28/2018 Affordable housing hard to come by in Tucson amid rising rents, home prices with comments by 2018 TAR President Ginny Huffman

KOLD/TucsonNewsNow 01/18/2018 TucsonNewsNow Steady Increase in Tucson Home Prices Good News for Economy

Real Estate Daily News 01/15/2018 TAR: December 2017 Tucson Housing Statistics Released

AZ Daily Star 01/14/2018 As rental prices rise, Texas company snatches up hundreds of Tucson homes

AZ Daily Star 01/13/2018 Real Estate Accolades Realtors® Offer 2018 Housing Market Landscape comments by 2018 TAR President Ginny Huffman

Buckmaster Show (radio) KVOI  01/11/2017: Report Card on the Tucson Housing Market
CEO Series Presented by Sun Corridor
Guest: CEO Randy Rogers 30:13-39:53

AZPM 01/11/2018  Seller’s Market Continues in Tucson, Skips Holiday Dip


AZ PM Radio 12/19/2017 Tucson Home Prices Continue Climb, May Push House Construction with Pres. Ginny Huffman

AZ PM Radio 11/20/2017 Tucson Housing Market Cools as Holidays Approach with Ginny Huffman

Real Estate Daily News 10/12/2017Tucson Housing Statistics Release – Prices Going Up

Real Estate Daily News 09/27/ 2017 Tucson REALTORS® Announce Candidate Endorsements for Tucson City Council

KGUN 9 TV 08/23/2017 Tucson’s Hot Housing Market

AZPM Radio 08/16/2017 Tucson Housing Market Enters Seasonal Slowdown StrongHomes&Land Magazine July 2017

Arizona Daily Star 07/17/2017 Get to know Randy J. Rogers, new CEO of the Tucson Association of Realtors

Real Estate Daily News 07/14/2017  TAR: Tucson Housing By the Numbers June 2017

AZPM Radio 07/14/2017 Tucson House Sales Climb, Inventory Does Not: Higher Prices

Real Estate Daily News 06/29/2017  Lisa Suarez Recognized by NAR for Commitment to Homeownership

Real Estate Daily News 06/28/2017  Tucson Association of REALTORS® Names New CEO

Arizona Daily Independent 06/25/2017  Tucson Association Of REALTORS® Names New CEO

Real Estate Daily News 06/14/2017 TAR May Median Price of Homes continues Positive Trend

AZPM Radio 06/13/2017  Average Tucson Home Price Highest Since Before Recession 

AZPM Radio 06/08/2017 Arizona Housing Market Finding Its Pace Post Recession

AZPM TV 06/02/2017 Arizona Week   Exploring the Landscape of Housing in Arizona
Guest: 2017 President Pam Ruggeroli

Arizona Daily Star 05/14/2017 and 05/22/2017
Sunday Real Estate Accolades page
Giving Back in Southern Arizona column, Business section
The Tucson REALTORS® Foundation provided first-quarter grants of $7500 to three nonprofits: Amphi Public Schools Foundation, Arizona Theatre Company and Mobile Meals of Tucson, Inc.

Real Estate Daily News 05/12/2017
TAR April 2017 Tucson Housing Statistics Released 

Homes & Land Magazine Pg 34
April 2017

Buckmaster Show (radio) KVOI  04/27/2017: Pima County Real Estate Update
Guest: 2017 President Pam Ruggeroli 46:30-54:00

Real Estate Daily News 04/11/2017 TAR:
Tucson March Housing Continues on Positive Path

Homes & Land Magazine Pg 34
March 2017

Real Estate Daily News 03/21/2017  
Tucson February Housing Report: Appreciation on the Rise

AZPM 03/17/2017 
Tucson Housing Market Cools in April 

AZPM 03/17/2017 
Median House Price in Tucson Rises 10 Percent in 2 Years

Arizona Daily Star 03/15/2015 Mayor Rothschild’s State of the City Address  
Tucson mayor stumps for half-cent sales-tax hike for public safety, roads (TAR endorsement of Prop 101)

Arizona Daily Star 03/04/2017
Some fear tax overhaul will make homeownership look less desirable

KVOA 03/03/2017
Stats on the Up’s and Downs of the Housing Market

Real Estate Daily News 02/24/2017 
Best Tucson Permit Volume in 10 Years Last Year(TAR Jan. 2017 numbers quoted) 

AZPM 02/15/2017
Housing Sales Up in Tucson, But Inventory remains Low

AZPM 02/01/2017
Tucson Real Estate Will See Years of Growth, Analyst Says

KVOA 01/28/2017
TAR Soccer Shootout Continues in Old Pueblo

NAR 01/27/2017
FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Talking Points 

AZPM 01/13/2017
Tucson’s Housing Market Ends Year With Strong December

AZPM 01/13/2017
Rent in Tucson on the Rise, But Still Reasonable

KGUN9 01/13/2017
Hundreds of Teams Coming for Soccer Shootout

KGUN9 01/10/2017
Tucson Association of Realtors Shootout Kicks Off This Weekend



Dec. 24, 2017  “Tucson Association of REALTORS® 2018 Soccer Shootout January 12-14, 2018”

Dec. 17, 2017 “Tucson Association of REALTORS® Announces 2018 Boards”

Dec. 10, 2017  “Tucson Association of REALTORS® Announces Community Battery Drive”

Dec. 3, 2017 “Tucson REALTORS® Name Suarez and Klase as 2017 Top Award Winners”

Oct. 29, 2017  “Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Golf Fundraiser

Benefiting The Care Fund”

Oct. 8, 2017 “Tucson Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network —

Celebrity Bartending Raises $6K for Tu Nidito’s Camp Erin”

Aug. 27, Aug. 13, July 23 “TAR Trade Show”

July 20, 2017  Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Awards Second-Quarter Grants to Area Nonprofits”

June 25, 2017  “TAR Names New CEO”

May 14, 2017 “The Tucson REALTORS® Foundation provided first-quarter grants of $7500 to three nonprofits”

April 2, 2017 Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation First-Quarter 2017 Fundraising Efforts Benefit 3 Local Nonprofits

Jan. 22, 2017   “The Hearth Foundation Presents Tucson Association of REALTORS® with the Lifetime Achievement Award”

Jan. 15, 2017  “Tucson Association of REALTORS® Provides Members Opportunities

to Give Back to the Industry”

Jan. 8, 2017  “REALTOR® Day at the Capitol”


AZ Daily Star Giving Back in Southern Arizona – Business Page

Dec. 31, 2017  “The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Awards Grants”

Aug. 20, 2017 “TRCF Awards Grants”

May 21, 2017 “The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Awards First-Quarter Grants”

Feb. 26, 2017 “The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Raises $45K in 2016”

2016 12/29/2016
Tucson could become more of a seller’s market in 2017

AZPM 12/14/2016
As Weather Cools, Tucson Real Estate Heats Up

Real Estate Daily News 12/09/2016
TAR Reports Tucson Home Sales Kept Strong Pace In November

AZ Daily Star 12/11/2016
Giving Back: Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation

Real Estate Daily News 12/06/2016
TAR Announces 2017 Boards of Directors

AZ Daily Star 11/30/2016
Biz Awards Earned in Southern Arizona

Real Estate Daily News 11/28/2016
Tucson REALTORS® Name Sue Cartun 2016 Realtor of the Year

KGUN9 11/16/2017
Buy, Sell or Stay? Tucson Real Estate in ‘17

AZPM 11/14/2016
Tucson Housing Market Inventory Up, But Still Low

Real Estate Daily News 11/09/2016
REALTORS® Designate November as REALTORS® Designation Awareness Month

Real Estate Daily News 10/05/2016
Tucson Realtors Endorsements for Pima County Brd. Of Supv.

AZPM 09/13/2016
Supes OK Agreement for Conservation Plan

AZ Daily Star 09/07/2016
Tucson Housing Market Rebounds After Weak July

AZ Daily Star 09/04/2016
Giving Back: Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation

Tucson Lifestyle Sept. 2016
Constructing a Future

KGUN9 08/23/2016
Tucson’s Hot Housing Market

Real Estate Daily News 08/11/2016
Tucson Residential Real Estate Mkt: July 2016 Bump in the Road

AZPM 08/11/2016
Tucson Housing Market Takes Hit In July

Real Estate Daily News 08/01/2016
Tucson REALTORS® Make a Few Endorsements In Primary Election

Buckmaster Show (radio) KVOI  07/26/2016: 
Tucson Housing Market Is Looking Up 

Guest: 2016 President Eric Gibbs 45:00: — 54:15

Real Estate Daily News 07/13/2016
Tucson Housing Outperforming Natl. Ave.: Hot Time in the City

KOLD  6/10/2016
City Offers New Program to Increase Home Ownership

AZPM 06/07/2016
Tucson Home Sales Up Again, Beating National Trend

AZPM 05/19/2016
Tucson Area Home Sales Numbers Up, Inventory Down

Real Estate Daily News 05/10/2016
Pam Ruggeroli Named 2017 TAR Board President

AZPM 04/22/2016
Has Tucson Residential Real Estate Market Recovered?

AZPM 04/21/2016
First-Time Buyers Push Tucson housing Market’s Strong Trend

KOLD 3/30/2016
Rent Prices Rising in Tucson

AZPM 3/14/2016
Housing Sales Hit Post-Bubble Bests Last 3 Months

Real Estate Daily News 03/11/2016
TAR February Report: Volume Rises As Tucson Home Prices Drop

AZPM 02/10/2016
Tucson Median Home Price Rose 3.9% Last Year

KGUN9 01/26/2016
First-Time Buyers: The New Elite?

AZPM 01/10/2016
Number of Tucson Homes Sold in 2015 Rose 10 Percent

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