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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.



Are You Busy, or Are you Productive? In class last week, we discussed the importance of engaging with "activities and relationships that give us a powerful and rapid rate of return." I guess that means no Scrabble during work hours.... Remember back a few years ago when folks could get in BIG tro...
I've been HEAVILY sharing with my office co-workers these past months regarding the effectiveness of blogging for business.  Rich spells it out quite simply.  I will emphasize again, for the newbies...just do what you can, focus on your niche, and quality over quantity.  Comment, comment, comment...
Metropolitan Tucson Area Rental Market Report: Tucson Homes for Rent I was excited to receive news on the rental markets here in Tucson, AZ this morning and thought I'd share them with you.  Here's the newest and latest informaiton on inventory, days on the market, and available rentals on MLS no...
Tour de Tucson here in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, and Vail Today, 9000 bikers will be enjoying the Tour de Tucson here in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, and Vail.  Whew!  Bikers can choose routes varying in length up to 111 miles!  Luckily, it's a cool, overcast morning -- something we don't have a...
"Tools Kept in the Tool Box Don't Do Us Much Good" I'm paraphrasing it a little bit, but that was the lesson learned in a recent preparatory Real Estate class.  Our focus:  Jump starting 2013 We're listening to a series of national speakers each week as we implement the steps towards our business...
Sun City Oro Valley Homes - An Active Adult Community near Tucson, AZ This lovely community nestles in the rolling hills of Oro Valley along the northern edge of Rancho Vistoso Blvd.  Residents get an eyeful of the gorgeous Santa Catalina Mountains, Rolling Golf courses, and open desert vistas. I...
Key Market Snapshots in the Tucson Real Estate Arena Tucson Main Market November 2012 reports are out, and in the main metropolitan market, active homes for sale Tucson are down 22% from one year ago.  However, closings are up 12% - so those homes that are available, are being sold.  Our months o...
Desperation breeds Inspiration:  Trying to Sell an Approved Short Sale A few weeks back, my ecstatic clients received the news that their short sale had been approved by the bank and the terms as stated in the letter would be acceptable until December 17, 2012. On top of that fantastic excitement...
Ken Tracy lists some great pointers for anyone new to the business aspect of Facebook and social media.  I held a little introductory class on blogging last week at my real estate office, and mentioned that once you get going, then you can go on to learn linking between Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitte...
A Smokin’ Deal Just Isn’t the Right Bargain for Many Buyers Cigarette smoke.  If you are a non-smoker, your sensitive nose detects it immediately upon entering a home for sale. Often, a non-smoker has already closed their mind to the possibility that this home might work for them. I recently lost...

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