cara mancuso: Open House Weekend Extravaganza in Continental Ranch - 06/14/19 08:48 AM

This new listing of just one week is ready for visitors!  Listed by Long Realty, Cara Mancuso, 520-909-2988
Here's the open House Schedule:
Wondering what this home offers?  Check out the features of this original owner home:
2288 Square feet with 4 bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
Roomy .18 acre lot with open area to one side
$42,000 in upgrades at time of new build
Pulte Homes in 2004
SW Facing patio to enjoy Summer afternoons/evenings
Full-length backyard patio with landscaped surroundings
Safford Peak views from Front Yard
Cul-de-sac setting
3 Car Tandem Garage w/Storage
Water Softener
Alarm System
10 Foot ceilings
Plantation Shutters
Bay Windows
Sola … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Meet George Murphy, food drive and open house event! - 06/14/19 08:04 AM
Meet George Murphy, food drive and open house event! Hosted by Andrew Hubble, Realtor at Long Realty   Tomorrow June 15, 2019 10 AM – 3 PM Long Realty-Continental Ranch Office 8651 N Silverbell Rd #101, Tucson, AZ 85743     Hosted by Andrew Hubble, Realtor at Long Realty Message Host         Stop by and meet George Murphy, driver of the #71 Pro-stock race car! Enjoy refreshments and photos with George and the car, and meet with Andrew Hubble, agent with Long Realty. Andrew will answer any real estate questions you have, provide complimentary home valuations, or help you sell … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: 4 Bed/ 2.5 Bath Home in NW Tucson Continental Reserve - 06/11/19 06:15 PM
4 Bed/ 2.5 Home in NW Tucson Continental Reserve So you are on the hunt for a new home and you need space to grow and room for your stuff!You’d like to be close enough to amenities...but quiet enough for outdoor enjoyment. You want a home attractively priced and move in ready. You’ll tackle projects as time goes by.0  Introducing 8026 N Coltrane Lane, Tucson, AZ 85743 in Continental Reserve. Minutes from 1-10 access, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. A cul-de-sac setting on a secondary road with no “through” route. As you enter, the first thing that hits you is the open, sunny bright feel to … (3 comments)

cara mancuso: 2019 Model Just Completed New Construction Foothills Tucson - 05/06/19 01:13 PM
2019 Model Just Completed New Construction Foothills Tucson
  
Introducing another quality new construction home by Milano Homes. Offered at $499,900.
Imagine a foothills setting, complete with 24-hour manned guard gate. 
 
Exclusive, singular, quiet, secure.  Completed May of 2019, this beautiful home comes with Full Builder Warranty as well as complete backyard landscaping package. 
Enjoy the community pool and ramada with restrooms and kitchenette. Villa Milano is part of the Master Planned community of Sin Vacas.
The community affords Sweeping moutain vistas of the Santa Catalina Mountain range, desert environment and blue, blue skys. quiet neighborhood,
 
Villa Milano is set apart with its Tuscan architectural details and Exterior concrete trim. Brick … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: New Construction Grand Opening in Sin Vacas Tucson - 04/17/19 11:50 AM
New Construction Grand Opening in Sin Vacas Tucson
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Open to all professionals linked to the Real Estate World!
Please RSVP at the Link!   https://www.facebook.com/events/348256102704758/
Located off Pima Canyon Road and Skyline/Sunrise/Ina (Nearest cross streets) - follow the signs Thursday night to our Grand Opening, or Sunday afternoons in April for Open Houses.  Food, refreshments, music by local guitarist with Tucson Symphony.  Meet the builders and the developer/owner!
The community is gorgeous, mountain backdrops and desert vistas.  The neighborhood has a 24-hour manned guard gate for additional security. 
Our new spec home is a single story, 1998 square foot beauty with backyard landscaping package.  
     
The … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Tucson Treasures 4 Teachers: Got Stuff??? - 04/12/19 11:26 AM
 
Tucson Treasures 4 Teachers   
Treasures 4 Tucson has a mission statement on their webpage that helps summarize the role they play in helping our educators:
Mission: To provide educators with hands-on interactive learning materials for use in their classrooms through donated and re-purposed items, as well as for raising funds to support this purpose.
Their resource center is dependent upon donations, both materially and monetarily, and raise some great thoughts about de-cluttering when you're doing your spring cleaning this year. Whether it’s plastic bottle caps, straws, tongue depressors, fabric scraps or golf balls and office supplies, Treasures 4 Teachers can make … (1 comments)

cara mancuso: District 16 Tucson Foothills 4 bed/3 bath Home for Sale - 01/02/19 03:22 PM
District 16 Tucson Foothills 4 bed/3 bath Home for Sale
Located near the Foothills intersection of Swan and Sunrise, tucked away on a quiet, one-way-in street, take a moment to discover this hidden gem.
The home offers  close to 2900 square feet and with it, a versatile floor plan that might work for a mother-in-law suite, college student, or multi-gen situation.  One bedroom stands alone with full bath and access to garage.
As you enter the front foyer, a sunken living room with soaring, beamed ceilings catches your eye.  To your left, use the space as formal dining or office!
The kitchen sits at the … (1 comments)

cara mancuso: 4 Thoughts on Growing Your Business - 12/18/18 05:05 AM
4 Thoughts on Growing your Business
I asked a coworker this week if he could take over my bi-weekly "Growing your Business" class coming up,  and he decided on the topic of creative ways to grow your business relationships. 
 
He asked for my own contribution to the discussion, and since I awoke early this morning,  I sat down to brainstorm.
 
Here's what immediately came to mind:
Connect people to people. Don't you feel affirmed when a friend wants you to meet one of their friends you don't know? Same applies in business.
Get personal - have a coffee/soda/watch the sunset moment. ( example: Take your … (4 comments)

cara mancuso: North Ranch - LOCATION with that Homey Neighborhood Vibe! - 12/14/18 06:56 AM
North Ranch - LOCATION with that Homey Neighborhood Vibe!
Travel north about a mile along Thornydale Road from Cortaro Farms Road and just a bit north from Mountainview High School you'll come across the sprawling grassy entrance to North Ranch in Tucson, AZ.
This community sits nestled in amongst natural desert and mountain view surrounds. The community offers many homes for sale, ranging from a cozy 2 bedroom style to expansive five bedroom two stories.
 
Residents enjoy being minutes from shopping, schools, and offices, and yet mature landscaping softens the residential area that features two pools, spa, volleyball, tennis, community center, horseshoes, basketball, walking … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Top Reasons Why Tucson Might be The Best New Home for You - 11/19/18 03:19 PM
4.  Homes for Sale
I'm a fan of the diversity of housing in our metropolitan city of Tucson, AZ.
There's something for everyone, really.  
If you are looking or a part-time or full time retirement-style home, you may be interested in our Active Adult Communities.
An Active Adult Community is available for those interested in 45+ or 55+ living. Often these communities offer golf courses, tennis, pickleball, fitness centers and workout areas, clubhouses, restaurants, spas and/or pools and more.. Residents can participate in a myriad of pursuits such as hiking, classes, biking, photography, arts & crafts..or form your own group! There are single family homes, townhomes, condos, … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Top Reasons Why Tucson Might be The Best New Home for You - 11/06/18 04:45 PM
2.  Mountains.
My kids thought Tucson was just a flat desert plain with a few Saguaro Cacti to break up the monotony before they came to visit.
Tucson is surrounded by four main mountain ranges, on all sides.
Santa Catalina's, including Mt. Lemmon, to the north. Santa Ritas to the South.

Here is Cat Mountain, SW Tucson,Tucson Mountain Range.
Tucson Mountains to the West - This is a closeup of Sombrero Peak.
 
Pusch Ridge to the North, part of the Santa Catalina's in Oro Valley.
Rincons to the east.
They are amazing, and each different in their own ways.
These are the Tortolita Mountains, up where they play golf by … (2 comments)

cara mancuso: Top Reasons Why Tucson Might be The Best New Home for You - 10/29/18 08:29 AM
1.  Sunrise.
Everyone talks about our sunsets, but don't miss getting up early for these beauties!!
These are views over the Rincon Mountains, located on the East Border of the Tucson Valley.
 
5:30 a.m. this morning.  I looked outside and had to go grab my camera.
After two years of waking to this view, it doesn't get old!
 This is up Oro Valley Way, looking towards the Santa Catalina Mountain Range.
 Tucson sits in an elevated valley between four Mountain Ranges - Santa Catalinas to the North, Rincons to the East, Santa Ritas to the South, and the Tucson Mountain Range to the West. 
 
If you are over … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Selling your Home - What do Your Walls Say About You? - 10/25/18 01:08 PM
Selling your Home - What do Your Walls Say About You?
Yesterday I enjoyed another weekly home tour with available listings for sale in Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ.  We saw homes priced from $300,000 up to 1.4 million.
One of the things that enters my mind when looking for a new home with a buyer is...what mind set is the seller in?  Are they motivated to sell, or are they just listing to "see what happens"?
One of the advantages of a home tour is, we can ask a question like, "Why is the seller moving".  When I ask that question on behalf of … (1 comments)

cara mancuso: A September 2018 Look at the Tucson Real Estate Market - 10/17/18 09:40 AM

Is now the time to list your home?
Let's take a look at the September 2018 Monthly stats from the Southern Arizona Multiple listing service.   
Below are some points regarding residential sales:
Total Sales Volume  has dropped by close to 18% from August. Average Sales Price has dropped just over 4% as well. Those that have received offers and gone under contract have decreased by 13.23% in that same time frame. Total units of sales (both buying and selling) have decreased 4.7% from a year ago same time but median sales price is up just about 1.5%. Total units of sales (both buying and … (1 comments)

cara mancuso: 7356 N Camino Sin Vacas, Tucson AZ 4 Bed Home @ $585,000 - 10/17/18 05:09 AM
Looking for a Tucson Foothills location?
24 hour Guard-gated security?

Sprawling hillside location with lots of space?  3 bedrooms plus den, 2 bathrooms plus powder, living, formal dining, family room AND dinette?
Imagine relaxing in your private courtyard on a summer evening with your east facing retreat.
Watch the sunset from your master bedroom suite with updated bath and shower.  On a colder winter night, start up the fire.
   
2760 square feet, newly listed in Sin Vacas, north Tucson Foothills at $585,000 with multiple balconies, solar lease, newer carpeting, updated bathrooms.  Call for an appointment to view today. 
Mountain, sunset, ravine, preserve views.  Check out our … (2 comments)

cara mancuso: Find Your WOW - 10/16/18 08:55 AM
Every so often I run across statistics that make me say WOW outloud. The most recent, and I can’t remember the source (sorry) said that in the first few years of a Real Estate career, 80% fail.
WOW. 80% fail.
I’ve heard different statistics for different time frames but they all point to the same thing...if you’ve been around in Real Estate for more than a few years – WOW you’re doing something right!
I started in 2005 and homes were selling in what seemed like seconds – I was terrified. Multiple offers, cash deals – it was all such an overwhelming WOW to … (23 comments)

cara mancuso: Horse Property with Versatile Options! - 08/02/18 08:16 AM
Listed by Long Realty, Tucson, AZ
Thinking of a hobby farm?
Want the privacy of rural Marana but need to be within 20-30 minutes of town?
Have horses and need room to train?
How about chickens...
Additional outbuildings for storage and projects?
     
A roomy, newer mobile home on well with septic?
Open floor plan, eat in kitchen, split bedroom plan?
Discover this property just off Amway and Trico Roads...  It may be just what you're looking for!
Listed by Long Realty, Michael Joseph and Cara Mancuso, 520-909-2988
See MLS listing here!
 
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cara mancuso: Let's Have Fun - 06/27/18 11:04 AM
An escrow officer partner shared a nice story/meditation today, written by Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr.,  about having fun.
How when we were young, it was fun to pretend to be a grownup acting out a job.
 
But, somewhere along the way, we forgot that it WAS fun. Life is full of responsibilities, but we CAN HAVE FUN. We can choose to enjoy.
This made me think back to my own growing up.  I remember a weekend, (we had MANY such weekends) where we went out cutting down trees, hauling and burning branches, cutting firewood, stacking the truck and coming home, where I … (1 comments)

cara mancuso: Things to Do in your Marana and Tucson Summer - 06/26/18 01:37 PM
Summer is here, what to do, what to do?
Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley and Vail are filled with activities!
Want to get a calendar of events sent to your email every month, no questions asked??
Whether it is sporting events, fairs, theatre, music shows, outdoor activities or other artistic endeavors, I can hook you up!
 
Looking for Tucson, Phoenix or just Southern Arizona - I can set that criteria up as well!
Contact me at http://cara.longrealty.com or just open up your phone!  I'm a text, call, or email away from you having your fingertip on summer's hot happenings in the Tucson, AZ area and beyond.
Cara Mancuso, Associate Broker … (0 comments)

cara mancuso: Four Bedroom Home for Sale w/ Pool, One Bed & Bath Downstairs - 05/31/18 08:19 PM
 
Four Bedroom Home for Sale w/ Pool, One Bed & Bath Downstairs
When you begin your search for a move-up home with four bedrooms, what goes on your wish list?  What's most important to you in your home search?
Size? Here's a two story home with four bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, formal living, great room, eat in kitchen, breakfast bar, one bedroom downstairs AND a bonus area in one of the stalls of the three car garage.
Have you thought about a loft for TV watching?
    
A work desk or study corner?
A work out room?
 
A master suite big enough to get "away from it … (0 comments)

 
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Cara Marcelle Mancuso

Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE! LONG REALTY

Tucson, AZ

More about me…

Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ

Address: 12080 N Dove Mountain Blvd, #100, Marana, AZ , 85658

Mobile: (520) 909-2988

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Author Bio: I have been a Realtor since 2005, and love finding homes for new people moving to the area. I also enjoy working with first time home-buyers, because my style is very one-on-one. If you are an investor or looking for a new home in the Tucson area, Marana, Oro Valley and Vail area, or wanting to sell your home, I'd love to help. I have experience with REO Foreclosures and short sales, and have earned the SFR and CSSN designation and certification. I'm also a CTA so if you'd like to hear about my love of Tucson, Vail, Marana, Oro Valley and the SW Desert and WHY...I'll share! View all AR Posts By Cara Mancuso Blog Google+


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