long realty: What Homes are for Sale in Continental Ranch, Marana AZ? - 02/22/18 12:23 PM
Continental Ranch is a master-planned community just west of Interstate 10, NW of Tucson, nestled between the North end of the Tucson Mountain Range and the highway.  Amenities are located nearby which include malls, shopping, business offices, restaurants and more.
Continental Ranch itself is a multi-functioning community.  Within it's parameters are Continental Reserve where many neighborhoods are gated, as well as Sunflower, which offers an age-restricted way of life.  The area has many community parks, community centers, and recreation areas for folks who love to get outdoors as well.
Continental Ranch is within the Marana School district, and Leman Academy of Excellence is situated nearby … (0 comments)

long realty: February 2018 Fun Things to do in Tucson, AZ - 02/02/18 02:34 PM
February 2018 Fun Things to do in Tucson, AZ
Mobile Mini Sun Soccer Cup
Held at Kino North Stadium
February 3-24, 2018
12th Annual Fleet Feet Arizona Trail Race
Begins at Colossal Cave Mountain Park
February 4, 2018 7:30 AM
Run To Rescue 5k Run/Walk Fitness Challenge & 1 Mile Family Fun Run Event
Register at Brandi Fenton Park
February 10, 2018 7:30 AM
2018 Winter Horse Racing Meet
So much fun at the Rillito Racetrack
February 10 -March 18, 2018
Fine Valentine Relay - 4M & 2M
Visit the Main Gate Square
February 11, 2018 8:30 AM
24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
Visit Tucson Arizona
February 16-18, 2018
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros - Tucson Rodeo
At the grounds … (1 comments)

long realty: New listing for sale in Continental Ranch, Marana, AZ - 01/23/18 03:22 PM
New listing for sale in Continental Ranch, Marana (W Tucson), AZ
Listed by Long Realty, Cara Mancuso, Associate Broker
Minutes west of I-10, this starter home offers lots of versatility!  First time homebuyers, retirement, vacation, investment - this listing may work for you!!!  With it's 3/2 plan, you'll find split bedrooms, and one bedroom can double as a den or office with closet, as it's just off the great room/living room.
The main living space combines to give an open, airy feel -- overlooking a large, east-facing backyard for late afternoon and evening shade during our sunny summers.
Notice the ceramic tile throughout the great … (1 comments)

long realty: Pima Federal Credit Union In Continental Ranch, Marana AZ Opens!! - 01/18/18 10:40 AM
Pima Federal Credit Union In Continental Ranch, Marana AZ Opens!!
Members of the Marana Chamber, Pima Federal Credit Union in Marana celebrated with their official ribbon cutting ceremony this morning.
Neighbors to our Long Realty Satellite office here in Continental Ranch, at the intersections of W Silverbell and Coachline, Betty Covey and I, The Golden Girls of Long Realty, were happy to welcome them into the community!
I had the opportunity to talk with Mario Haller, Home Loan originator from Pima Federal as well.
If you are looking for alternatives to a financial decisions made solely with a bank, I recommend you give Mario a … (0 comments)

long realty: Tucson Jazz Festival 2018: Things to do in Tucson, AZ - 01/16/18 08:14 AM
Long Realty Sponsors Tucson Jazz Festival Concert
Don't miss it!  Going on this week, downtown Tucson, through January 21, 2018.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Vibraphonist Warren Wolf & the UA Studio Jazz Ensemble @ UA Crowder Hall
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Saxophonist Lew Tabackin Trio @ Scottish Rite Temple Tickets
Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Diane Schuur Qrt Ft. Ernie Watts/Bill Charlap Trio: “Somewhere” @ Fox Theatre 
Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Mingus Dynasty “Tijuana Moods” and the Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band @ Fox Theatre 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Spyro Gyra @ Rialto … (1 comments)

long realty: Gated Tucson Mountain Reserve Contemporary Back on Market - 11/03/17 02:39 AM
Gated Tucson Mountain Reserve Contemporary Back on Market
The photos can speak for themselves.
A singular home at a great price for the neighborhood.
3411 square feet with split 3 bedrooms, den.  Three and a half baths.  Three car garage.
Master has a huge attached walk in closet and panoramic picture window above the bed showing the desert vista.
You can see more details here.
Some of the many features include:
Imported Italian Tile Throughout the Home (Floors & Shower Surrounds)
Custom Granite Countertops Throughout
Contemporary Granite stack-stone Gas fireplace
Custom Maple Veneer Solid Core Interior Doors w/Stainless Steel Handles
Floor-to-Ceiling Glass in Great Room
Upgraded Lights and Minke Aire Ceiling Fans Throughout
Recessed … (1 comments)

long realty: Homes for Sale in Gladden Farms, Marana, AZ - 10/27/17 07:20 AM
Homes for Sale in Gladden Farms, Marana, AZ
I had the opportunity to visit the Marana Cotton Festival last week and was reminded to let the folks living of buying a home in Tucson or Marana Arizona of the wonderful opportunities in this area of town for sale.
With all the new construction by Meritage Homes, KB Homes, DRH Properties Inc, KLB,  Lennar, and Richmond American -- the neighborhood is booming!
Remember to always take buyer representation with you when visiting a new home site.  As wonderful as the listing agents are - they DO work for the builder.  Have an advocate on YOUR side!!
Today, however, I'd … (1 comments)

long realty: Marana Pumpkin Patch Fun 2017 - 10/23/17 03:12 PM
If you haven't been there, if you haven't done that...you might want to put the Marana Pumpkin Patch on your list of things to do!
Bring the whole family, make a date of it.
Look at all the photos of fun things going on!
Marana Pumpkin Patch
14901 N. Wentz Road
2017 - Open Monday – Thursday 3 - 7 pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9 - 7 pm
Explore the corn mazes!
Find the perfect pumpkin!
Let the kiddies jump on the huge jumping pillows and then tie into great pumpkin patch food like pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers and more!
Visit the petting zoo! … (1 comments)

long realty: Earning Income from Purchasing A Tucson Home to Rent - 10/20/17 12:28 AM
Investing in real estate might be a good decision for you.
Purchasing a single family home to rent out, either managed by yourself or a professional team can help simplify the details as well.  Generally, professionals charge around 10% of the monthly rent here in Tucson, Arizona.
Tomorrow I'm taking an investor out to look at several rental possibilities for his second investment in communities around NW and W Tucson, as well as parts of Oro Valley. 
Wondering what homes rent for in some of these communities?  Wondering if putting your money into a rental property might work for you?
Talk to me.  I'll help … (0 comments)

long realty: Continental Ranch Safety Fair One Week AWAY - 10/20/17 12:05 AM

It's right here in your community, Continental Ranch of NW Tucson and Marana, AZ.
Located at the community center at 8881 N Coachline Road, near Silverbell, vendors will be set up inside and out.
Halloween's the theme, and Safety's the message.
Emergencies permitting, the Marana Police and NW Fire will be there with Fire Engines and Squad Cars.  The Police department will help you with fingerprinting kits for your little ones in case of emergency.
There will be CPR demonstrations, Self Defense moves, tips, and equipment, Walgreens will be providing Flu Shots.  In addition, learn more about online safety, insurance safety, retirement scams, and so … (0 comments)

long realty: Continental Ranch Safety Fair October 28, 2017 - 10/05/17 04:17 PM
Continental Ranch Safety Fair October 28, 2017
Halloween is rolling around again, and with it, our third annual Continental Ranch Safety Fair.
We're excited, momentum has been high, and we feel like the folks of Continental Ranch, nearby Continental Reserve, and the Active Adult Community of Sunflower can get some great information at the event.
Here's the details:
October 28, 2017  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free admission, but donations to or canned/dry food item for the Marana Food bank would be so appreciated!
Everything  is safety related with participating vendors!
There will be Prizes! Information! Fingerprinting kits! CPR instruction! Flu Shots! Online safety!
Vendors and sponsors include: … (0 comments)

long realty: Gladden Farms 4 Bedroom Home Available For Sale - 09/28/17 10:34 PM
Gladden Farms 4 Bedroom Home Available For Sale
Price reduced, now just $184,900 for 1776 square feet!  Four bedrooms!  Two full baths!
MLS # 21715639
Listed by Chip Morgan, Long Realty Dove Mountain and Continental Ranch
Open house this weekend - Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 2-5 p.m.
2 year termite warranty
HVAC recently serviced and a new blower motor installed
Backs up to a green belt for incredible privacy and beauty.
This home has Gladden Farms "Purple Water" for irrigation at an extremely low cost.
One of the lowest HOA sections in Gladden Farms
Wired for Surround Sound with BOSE in-ceiling speakers.
Smart Thermostat
Neat, clean, move in ready.  See for yourself this … (1 comments)

long realty: Discovering Your Backyard Retreat - 09/21/17 08:05 AM
What are the features most important to you in your Tucson, Arizona back yard?
Deck use?
Outdoor kitchen or barbecue?
Knowing your criteria and what is most important is one of the initial steps during your search for your your new home in Tucson and Marana, Arizona. Knowing what's important FIRST, helps set you up for success.
Call or email me today for a sit-down meeting so we can discuss your goals and timeline, set up a search based on your key priorities, and move one step closer to your dream house!
Details matter!  Let's talk.
Cara Mancuso, Associate Broker with Long Realty, 520-909-2988

long realty: Horse Property Opportunity in Rural Marana - 09/19/17 10:45 AM
Pride of ownership community.
20 minutes west of I-10.
I invite you to visit 17025 W Calle Rodolfo, in Marana, AZ 85653, $149,900 for 1568 square feet. Listed by Long Realty, Cara Mancuso, Associate Broker, 520-909-2988
The circle drive surrounded by mature landscaping welcomes you home. This well-kept property offers so many possibilities!
Pride of ownership abounds in this well-kept community. 
Built in 2006, this 1568 Double-wide with Open floor plan offers split bedrooms. Kitchen is large with island and eat in breakfast area. All appliances, including wall microwave, gas stove, refrigerator and washer/dryer! 
Cement composite siding, high-quality roofing shingles, front and rear covered patios add … (2 comments)

long realty: First Watch Meet-Up in Tucson, AZ for ActiveRain - 08/29/17 09:12 AM
First Watch bought out the Good Egg in our area not too, too long ago and it's been a nice addition to the breakfast and lunch choices here in Tucson and Oro Valley, AZ.
Allie Angeloni headed up the second (unofficially) Active Rain meetup last week with the help of Scottsdale, Phoenix AZ area residents and REALTORS Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers 
Mike Jones, lender extraordinaire from Sunstreet Mortgage here in Tucson, along with Allie's husband, Roger met up as well.
Conversation was lively, informative, educational and inspiring.  Best news ever, Mike Jones is making the commitment to begin blogging regularly again.  If you haven't checked his blog and … (3 comments)

long realty: Updating Your Profile, Bananas, & Meet-Ups -- Love the Rain! - 08/21/17 10:08 AM
Got a nice reminder today to do a little profile updating from one Anna Banana, aka Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI 
Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRIArizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!http://activerain.com/blogsview/5101920/ask-an-ambassador----begin-at-the-beginning-
It was great advice as always, in her post.  I knew I had "learned" it years ago when I first began blogging in the rain, but thought I'd better do a quick check.  
I knew I had updated some of my bio a few months back, but today's reminder had me adding my associate broker license number, as well as a video.  I don't think it used to be this easy to embed a video.  It's amazing how … (2 comments)

long realty: Property Value Estimates through Long Realty - 06/07/17 01:06 PM
Property Value Estimates through Long Realty
Thinking of selling your home?
My Long Realty website is a great place to investigate initial home values.
You can access the information by clicking this handy link:  http://cara.longrealty.com/pages/my-automated-home-value-estimates
Here's how it works.
Type in your address, including city and state, in the search bar.  Your home should come up.
Along with an aerial view, three valuations will be provided.
Zillow - Because accurate or not, the public looks at Zillow and Zestimates, and we must be prepared to defend our pricing if it doesn't match.
Quantarium - Takes public sales along with public information sites and compares properties to find an average market … (0 comments)

long realty: ActiveRain Networking & The Power of the Internet - 06/01/17 10:41 AM
 I wanted to share the most amazing experience with ActiveRain and the referral system/networking opportunity that we have here in this community.
I love blogging - but often struggle to keep the ACTIVE in the rain part -- we get caught up.  But, any time the subject comes up at work, I'm quick to jump on the bandwagon on the plusses and perks of blogging on a regular basis - if that is your skill set!  ( I firmly believe that if you are not a person who enjoys writing or a photographer, or have online social media a part of your routine -- … (4 comments)

long realty: Don't Fence me In! Modern Marana home on Acre Lot for Sale. - 05/24/17 01:56 PM
Is Rural America calling your name?
As the song goes,  (Cue Bing Crosby, in Cowboy hat) "Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies ...Don't fence me in.  Let me ride through the wide country that I love... Don't fence me in"
This 1.08 acre property may be what you are looking for.
Located in the Marana School District, just 20 minutes west of I-10, welcome to HOA-free living and SWdesert landscapes.
A quality construction home built by local builder, Bob Cooper, this 2 x 6 construction home offers a metal roof and cement composite siding for durability.
The inside of the home immediately … (1 comments)

long realty: Open House Weekend at Horse Property In NW Tucson - 04/28/17 11:02 AM
Open House Weekend at Horse Property In NW Tucson
You know the feeling....tired of living in a subdivision, even more tired of HOA rules and restrictions. Yearning for a little space, freedom, the great outdoors, room to tinker...
Consider this home the solution.
Located at 3154 W Lobo Road, conveniently located just minutes from Tucson and Marana amenities near Shannon Road and Overton in NW Tucson. Marana School District services the area.
Here's a link to MLS information for more details.
Take a look at this list of features:
1979 Ranch Home w/newer roof, wrapped facia, security lighting - north/south orientation Main home 1420 square feet, guest … (1 comments)

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Cara Marcelle Mancuso

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

Tucson, AZ

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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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