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Real Estate Agent - Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ - BR564219000
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.



You Just Gotta Have Priorities!!  This morning, one of my former clients contacted me this morning with a City Violation letter that they received, regarding a pathway along their home. I've spent my morning blogging time finding answers and solutions for them, which I will post about in another ...
"What is Required to Buy a House?" Real Estate Agents receive a lot of questions about how to go about buying a home.  Buyers are concerned about their credit, how much house can they get for a certain "monthly payment", and what factors play into a getting a loan.  Laying all that information ou...
5K and 1 Mile Stroll - Things to do in Marana One of the assets of living in the Marana area, adjacent to Tucson, AZ, is the Marana Parks and Recreation department.  They do an outstanding job of planning and holding community events, and sending out public news announcements so that the events a...
DeeDee has done an outstanding job outlining the basics in the Three Types of Homes of Sale in Today's Market - and the information she shares holds true in the Arizona Market as well. The Short Sales and REO homes on the market tend to bring the prices down for ALL sales, because there is so muc...
A Good Time to Buy in Tucson I do BPO's on occasion - Broker Price Opinions - sort of like an appraisal - for a Valuation company that works with REO's. (Real Estate Owned) I have represented many buyers on Short Sales and REO properties.  I know that the "value" listed on a BPO can make or break...
Setting a Good Example I've posted before about my 15.5 year old driving. The Gift of a Fresh Perspective.  It's a big thing - getting your teen ready and able to sit behind the wheel on their own.  After all, we all want a safe, Healthy 2011. In the Marana School District, driver's training clas...
Don Wixom shares his optimistic personality once again in this post.  Just look at his photo - doesn't it oooze forward thinking, happy attitudes, and optimism??  I think so.  I value his thoughts here on Active Rain. How many times have you felt like quitting when you're down?  I was at the offi...
Bullriding (and other past-times) at the Fox and Hound! I had occasion this month to enjoy a Sabre's - Coyote's Ice Hockey Game up at the Jobing Arena in Glendale. My son and his girlfriend, who lived in Buffalo many years, were down from Anchorage to enjoy the holidays AND the game, and invited ...
When Will We See You Again?? I love when clients ask me that.  I get that warm feeling in my stomach and a little glow all the way through.  It means I've done my job well.  My clients feel special.  They feel a connection. So what happens after close of escrow?  How do you stay in touch with you...
Dear Seller: Buyer's agents don't work for you.  I work for you.  I have an automated system in place that MOST, but not ALL, buyer's agents fill out as a courtesy.  Please do not hound me to hound the buyer's agent.  This is not an effective use of time.  J. Philip hits the nail square on the he...

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