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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 

All's Well That Ends Well This morning, New Year's Eve, my moving-from-California-clients cut short their vacation to the Grand Canyon, my inspector didn't take a full day of vacation, and I traveled an hour down the highway for a planned inspection.  Yesterday afternoon my clients called to say ...
12/31/2010
Waiting and Waiting and Waiting - Patience in a Short Sale Transaction My client contacted me yesterday.  We had an accepted contract in an Arizona short sale transaction, and it was effective December 16. She wanted an update on her short sale. As an agent, I know it's hard to wait, and I'm here...
12/31/2010
  My broker often tells the story to new agents in our office about Christmas a few years back.  Her client, against her counsel, let the new buyers move in early, over the holidays.  The buyers used one of those turkey roasters to make their holiday meal...and you guessed it, disaster broke out....
12/30/2010
Moving to Tucson, Arizona I am amazed at the number of leads coming in from my Active Rain blog and my website, www.SWDesertHomes.com right now. Tucson is a city that swells to encompass winter visitors mostly during the months of October to April Our population jumps. The streets jam. The restau...
12/30/2010
Spying Out The Weather in Tucson, Arizona The news briefs, morning shows, emails, and weather alerts are all on the same topic today - Snow storm/Winter Storm in the Tucson area. It's big news.  In a city that averages somewhere over 340 days with sunshine a year - the white stuff gets top billin...
12/30/2010
I've Been Peaking at My Computer Through the Holidays I admit it.  It's the holidays, I have company, and yet I'm still sneaking into my home office spending a little AR time. This week has been amazing.  TWO strong prospects for buyers have found me through Active Rain.  WOW!  Because really, wh...
12/26/2010
Being a Real Estate Agent is a Gift! This morning I enjoyed my second call this week from a buyer who recently closed on her home purchase.  She wished me a Merry Christmas and proceeded to tell me all about her home remodel plans and the processes she'd been going through.  I could hear her exci...
12/23/2010
Planning to Succeed - My Kind of Success I'm counting my blessings this morning, looking back over 2010 and feeling thankful indeed. Do you make yearly goals? Do you formulate a business plan and take the steps necessary? Last year I sat down with my husband and discussed what I wanted to achieve...
12/22/2010
Christmas Lights in Gladden Farms, Marana, AZ I've read quite a few posts and enjoyed some truly terrific photography this December on Active Rain.   I mentioned in a few comments left behind that in Tucson, folks tend to decorate...the ground.  Folks asked for photos, so here's the best my littl...
12/21/2010
The little things count, and the mini-blessings that Active Rain brings into our lives are immeasurable.  I've enjoyed getting to know Juli over the past few months here on AR, and her post today reminds me of another Arizonan, Deanne Olivas, who has inspired me since my first week.  She was the ...
12/20/2010
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