If you are in the market for a new house, and you are just starting to look for the different houses for sale in the Tucson area, then you might not know what it is you are actually looking at when you examine a Tucson real estate listing. The listings are quite simple to figure out in most cases. However, depending on the site you are using to find the listing, the information can be slightly different, and it might not always be as easy to understand as you might hope. If you keep in mind several things to search for when you are looking at a listing, and you know how to find them, it will be much easier to understand. What should you look for in a Tucson real estate listing? One of the first things that you will want to look at is the price. The price should have a prominent and easy to see place on the listing. Knowing the price will let you know right away if you are going to be able to afford the property. If it is out of your budget, then you can move on to the next. Fortunately, the number of different properties currently available covers a gamut of prices. You should also look at the size of the property. While the number of bedrooms and bathrooms is important, you also need to look at the overall square footage of the property. A house with four bedrooms might seem great until you realize the square footage is only 800 feet! In addition to the size of the home, you will also want to make sure that the Tucson real estate listing offers the exact location. This will make it easier for you to choose a property that is located close to work or your children's school if needed. The above are a few of the simple things that you should be able to find easily in any Tucson real estate listing that you find. However, if you want to have the most information about a property, and if you want to tour the home, you should hire a real estate agent. The agent will be able to offer more insightful information, photos of the house if they don't appear online, and more. Best of all, he or she will be able to help you through the process of buying your home and doing it the right way.