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Real Estate Agent - Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ - SA564219000
520-909-2988 I love my job! It’s truly a joy helping people like you with buying and selling real estate. I firmly believe in the golden rule, treating people the way I myself would like to be treated in return. Your needs are important to me as I work to help -- and support -- and listen -- to you.
OPEN AGAIN THIS SUNDAY - JULY 31, 2016 - 12-3 P.M.Depending on what's trending, some times we see a lot of the same thing when out looking at 3 bedroom homes for sale in Marana.Not so at 12081 N Golden Mirror Drive, located in The Preserve at Dove Mountain, just north of Tangerine off Camino de O...
I know, you're thinking...the title sure sounds cheesy.But, here's the reality.The previous owners LOVED this home.  I know, I sold it to them.We walked in, and this sigh of bliss was heard behind was love at first sight.The owners had been elderly, and unfortunately, they are now passed...
Thinking of moving to Tucson, AZ but worried about weather in the SWDesert? Personally speaking,  I'll take our high temps over hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, earthquakes and the like.  We do get our own Desert 'brand' of weather, however, so with full disclosure, I'll include a couple of links...
Well, I'm putting it out there for the public.We are cat lovers.  We'd love TWO cats a whole lot more, but...we have four.Let me share a little history.We had two cats.  One was a stray given to us and along about 9 months of age, discovered he had feline leukemia.  My husband was so distraught o...
Long ago (over 25 years!) when I was a new school secretary, a  student interviewed me about my position that I held.  One of the questions was, "What do you dislike the most about your job?"  I said, "the interruptions". I just wanted to do my work! As time went on, I grew to realize my job WAS ...
I have been heartlessly cleaning this past month.Heartlessly, according to Merriam-Webster online, says the Simple Definition of heartless is: very cruel. Taking it a step further, the full definition of heartless says, "spiritless" or "lacking feeling.Now I looked up "spiritless" as well, and MW...
Escape the Tucson Heat at Planet SmoothieWhere:   I visited the location on the northwest corner of Ina and Oracle.What: Independently owned franchise owned locally.Why: Yummy smoothies made with real fruit!  Great Mission Statement: " To make every guest’s day better by serving great-tasting pro...
The Swamp cooler, aka Evaporative cooler, is a part of many homes built in the metropolitan area of Tucson.  However, 80% of homes currently active and for sale in Tucson do NOT have evaporative coolers.What is evaporative cooling?  Think...getting out of the pool on a hot day and feeling "cold"A...
I've mentioned termites in two of my posts this past week and thought I ought to catch ya'll up on the current situation of Termites in Tucson.Fact:  They haven't gone away Fact:  They can be controlled with regular pest serviceFact:  I wrote about them back in 2011 and there are some amazing pho...
Wow, I was looking back at my history today and way back on June 7, 2010, I placed my first personally-written blog post, advertising my own townhome for sale.How time flies!  I did a quick average of how many times I blogged a month, spread over the years, and got 15 1/2 blogs.  So, averaging a ...

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