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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.

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2010 

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Change is A-Comin! I read a great little post by Lou Ludwig today that got me thinking about the inevitability of change.  So, of course, I had to google about it and I thought I'd share some fun and some serious things I found! To share a giggle or two: "It is not necessary to change.  Survival ...
09/29/2010
Service With a Smile When I was 16 and got my driver's license, my parents said I had to get a job.  "Learn about the real world", they said.  The thought filled me with trepidation because my best friend was a paperback book and I was very shy.My first job (outside of picking strawberries) was p...
09/29/2010
Doug and Gloria compiled an excellent timeline to show today's buyers that now is the time to buy!  If you are contemplating making a home purchase, do the MATH!  Now is the time to buy or refinance.  If need help finding a mortgage broker, please don't hesitate to contact me at www.SWDesertHomes...
09/28/2010
Interested In a Great Real Estate Purchase?  Try Gladden Farms, Marana, AZ This past weekend I completed my quarterly visit in Marana, AZ in the area of Gladden Farms, a master - planned community about 5 minutes west of I-10, on Tangerine Farms Road.  I take a day to go through 25-30 properties ...
09/28/2010
Garage door remotes, 911, and Google! An odd thing happened yesterday.  I'd spent a good portion of the day "upgrading" my memory on homes for sale in Gladden Farms, Marana, AZ and previewed 28 vacant homes in the surrounding neighborhoods.  It is amazing what you can purchase for under $150,000 ...
09/27/2010
Sometimes What you Expect Is Not What you Receive I always take the family out after a closing for a little celebration and talk time.  This past week wasn't any different.  We decided to stop at a place that is just PACKED at lunch time by many former residents of New York.  We anticipated the "...
09/26/2010
Ben's Bells Will Be Ringing In Tucson This Morning! I came across this story in the Arizona Daily Star this morning and wanted to share it with everyone.  I don't think it's just me when I say I think we need more "good news".   Heartbreakingly, in 2002, two-year-old Ben Mare' Packard died of cro...
09/25/2010
You Never Know What Might Be Lurking In Your Attic During my buyer's home inspection process a few weeks back, the inspector found a crawl space door in a tiny closet and commenced to climb up to take a look.  It was an older home, built in 1960, and at some time in the past years, the attic vent...
09/23/2010
Christmas in Tucson - Lights to Go Out in Winterhaven? Every December, hundreds of thousands of Tucsonans can look forward to the community of Winterhaven and their Festival of Lights, open to the public.  It's been an ongoing tradition for over 60 years.  This year, the schedule was slated to be...
09/23/2010
This is it!  I've DONE it!  I think this is number 30!  My 30/30 day challenge is over!!!!! I have to admit, I've been a rainmaker for four months now, and this has been my hardest.  There's quite a bit of difference between "feeling" like blogging, and being "committed" to blogging. My numbers s...
09/21/2010
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