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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.



Thank You to the Singers of Marana High School, AZ A special thank you to my daughter, Chico, Tabitha, and Kevin for spreading Christmas cheer at the Kindred Hospital here in Tucson AZ this year.  On Sunday, the four of them took time away from the shopping, the visiting, their family and friends...
Horse Drawn Wagon Ride with Holiday Lights:  Things to do in Tucson When I first moved to Tucson in the year 2000, I wanted to make the holidays really memorable.  I remember going on the Pantano Riding Stables Sunset Ride on New Year's eve...winding along through the wash and up the ravine to th...
Flipping With Investors:  FHA Rules and Guidelines If you work with investors, the Federal Housing Administration's extension of the "quick flip" is good news.  The program was due to expire on December 31, but this move by FHA encourages the purchase of foreclosed and distressed properties, rep...
Zoo Lights and High School Carolers It’s that festive, happy, holiday time again! Take off for the Reid Park Zoo here in Tucson, AZ.  It’s open every night between December 13, and December 23, 2012 and is a fun time with entertainment, jingle bells, light displays, light sculptures and more.  An...
The Serenity Prayer can Work for All of Us "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can;and wisdom to know the difference. " A while back a family member called to vent and share about a family situation, wishing there was a way to handle it ...
The Roller-Coaster Days of Real Estate Real estate is somewhat of a roller-coaster business.  You can experience the joys of closing, the agony of a buyer walking in your short sale listing, a wild appraisal, and more...all in one day. I try to remain detached, but it's really hard.  I care about...
What Particular Skill/Skills Do You Hope to Improve Upon for 2013?  I ran across an interesting question on LinkedIn recently that tied into my recent blog postings on business plans for the New Year. The question was, “If you are working on your business plan for 2013, what particular skill/ski...
Amahl and the Night Visitors Come to Tucson The Wieck Chamber Singers and Orchestra invite you to their holiday family show, Amahl and the Night Visitors, by Gian-Carolo Menotti.  The professionally staged performance features soprano Vanessa Salaz as the mother and Jenny Brobeck as the child Ama...
Focusing on Your Business Twitter Account Some of my co-workers expressed a desire to implement Twitter into next year’s business plan and weren’t sure just how to go about it. Keeping it real simple, I thought I’d share a little starter, based on my own, albeit small, experience using Twitter as...
Market Statistics: A November Comparison of Tucson Homes for Sale Today we’re looking at November Market Statistics as compared to +those of one year ago in some of the great Tucson Market locations.  According to Steve Harney’s latest Keeping Current Matters report and the FHFA State Home prices...

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