Marana, Arizona Real Estate: Formerly a center for farming and ranching, the Town of Marana has evolved into one of the fastest growing communities in Northwest Tucson. Ideally situated in Pima County along I-10 on the banks of the Santa Cruz River, Marana residents enjoy all the attractions of metropolitan Tucson while living in a neighborly community with a small-town feel.
Education is a priority for Marana residents and the Marana Unified School District, which encompasses Marana and the unincorporated communities of Northwest Tucson, is recognized statewide for its commitment to excellence. Nearly 13,000 students are served and student achievement scores are consistently higher than state and national averages.
Surrounded by breathtaking mountain views, Marana is a modern town with nearly 115 square miles of preserved desert, many diverse master-planned residential communities, exciting attractions, a busy commercial district and numerous recreational opportunities.
A number of outstanding community amenities are available in Marana, including a library, swimming pool, tennis courts, lighted soccer and baseball fields, a recreation center and a senior center. Ora Mae Harn Park, a 44-acre park, is the largest of four parks located in Marana. The Marana Rodeo and the Corona de Marana Bike Tour are popular local events.
Price Range of Marana Houses, Homes, Real Estate Listings
Marana is home to more than 38,000 people who live in a wide variety of home styles from older rural homes in an agricultural setting to large master-planned communities offering lifestyle amenities to custom homes with scenic desert and mountain views. North Marana or ?Old Marana? is still a rural and agricultural area, but new residential development, featuring some older homes, modular homes and 10-acre ranchettes, will bring new life to the area. Dove Mountain is a popular master-planned community with sweeping mountain vistas, an equestrian trail and two challenging golf courses. It hosts a wide range of single-family homes starting at $100,000. Also available are custom homes with golf course lots ranging from $100,000 to $400,000 and some million-dollar-plus homes, especially in Canyon Pass at Dove Mountain. Heritage Highlands in Dove Mountain is an age-restricted community with a private clubhouse and its own golf course. Sunflower in Continental Ranch is another age-restricted master-planned community. Upscale Saguaro Ranch features 180 luxury residences located at the base of Tortolita Mountain Park.
Marana Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 22nd, 2020: homes priced around $249,431 compared to $249,431 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Wednesday, January 22nd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.