marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: 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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marana: Marana BlueGrass Festival in Gladden Farms, Marana AZ - 04/05/18 08:08 AM
Marana BlueGrass Festival in Gladden Farms, Marana AZ
Coming up soon, April 13-15, 2018
The Marana Bluegrass Festival is coming to the Gladden Farms Community Park located at 12205 N Tangerine Farms Road, Marana - just a couple minutes west of I-10 Tangerine Road exit.  There's even RV parking and Tent Camping.
Lots of local talent will be an available and the event is sponsored by the Town of Marana and the Parks and Recreation Department. 
Expect to experience lots of Bluegrass and a little Blues plus a few covers to get your feet a tappin'. Some of the Bands performing include the Sonoran Dogs, Run Boy … (2 comments)

marana: Pain Free to Become more Pain Free - 03/14/18 08:17 AM
We all have our different opinions on Chiropractors.
Some view them as a necessary part of their preventative health routine,  a tool to help regain wellness with rehabilitation after a car accident, injury, condition...or for others, well some think Chiropractic care is a quack.
I'd like to introduce to you today one smooth duck - no quacking at all.
Dr. Monica Fowler - of Fowler Chiropractic.
A proud member of Marana Chamber of Commerce, and an avid supporter for many charitable and health-related events and campaigns yearly, Dr. Monica cares for her community and for her patients.
The biggest difference I noticed when I switched to Fowler … (2 comments)

marana: Introducing Marana Chamber Member: E-Konomy Pool Service & Supplies - 03/09/18 09:23 AM
We've been personally using E-Konomy Pools Service and Supplies since we bought our new home and are the happy owners of a large, sparkling pool.
During our ownership, the pump has broken, the surrounding deck has been resurfaced, we've gone through the monsoon season, and more.
Our pool has never been cloudy, dirty, stinky -- less than swimable -- once.  
We attribute this to the care and concern of our pool technician, part of E-Konomy Pools.  When we needed a new pump, we went to E-konomy.
We've found fair prices, good service, and excellent customer care.
For all your future pool needs, consider giving E-Konomy Pools Service … (0 comments)

marana: Buy Now, Lease Back, Dove Mountain Barn Conversion Open 2/25/2018 - 02/23/18 11:18 AM

Sunset views.  Preserve views. Desert Landscaping. Artist and Outdoors-person haven.
Minutes from Dove Mountain shopping and services, malls and freeway access.
Open Sunday, 2-25-2018 at 13444 N Sandra Road, Marana, AZ 85658.
Follow the signs from Moore Road West and Dove Mountain Blvd. in Marana, AZ.
1-4 p.m.
Loads more photos here of 13444 N Sandra Road in Marana, AZ
Three bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, two story on over 3 acres of wonderland.  Must see to believe.  As an added option, buy now, inhabit later - seller willing to do long-term leaseback.
 
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marana: 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)

marana: 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)

marana: Hearts of Gold Pet Services: Marana Chamber Members - 01/22/18 03:50 PM
Introducing Marana Chamber of Commerce Member: Hearts of Gold Pet Services
Everyone worries about their pets when they can't take them with on a trip, are in the hospital for surgery, or just have a long summer day of errands.
Imagine this option - call The Hearts of Gold Pet Services. They come to you. Pet sitting in your home.
No tramatic travel for your pet, no new environment within which to conform - your pets stay home, and Hearts of Gold Pet Services come to them.
Licensed, bonded, insured, with a clean background check.
Security, safety, serenity for you AND your pets.
Dog … (1 comments)

marana: 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)

marana: Introducing Marana Chamber Member: BRAKEmax - 01/12/18 12:33 PM
Introducing Marana Chamber Member: BRAKEmax
Not a month goes by that we don't hear about the service at BRAKEmax Car Care Center 
Located at their Marana address:
6055 W Jenna Nicole LnTucson, AZ 85743(520) 572-9696 and other addresses around town for your convenience, BRAKEmax offers the appointment windows to help you get what needs done, done.  Monday THROUGH Saturday, 7:30 to 5:30 - fixing not only your breaks, but complete car service as well.  They even have BRAKEmax Auto glass!You can find more information at their website located on the business card above.For estimates, advice and professional service, look into BRAKEmax for your next car need.Tell them … (1 comments)

marana: Introducing Marana Chamber Member: Southwest Solutions - 01/12/18 12:22 PM
Introducing Marana Chamber Member: Southwest Solutions
Betty Covey and I, The Golden Girls of Long Realty, have been using Peter and Tammy Minot at Southwest Solutions for our promotional materials for some time now!
Consistent members of the Marana Chamber of Commerce, Peter and Tammy make sure their work gets personal....from helping design, picking out items of value, delivery of orders - you feel like one of the family at Southwest Solutions of Tucson, AZ.
I like their motto - helping you, promote you.  They do.
From promotional gadgets for your next sales meetings, to gifts for co-workers and clients - to all kinds of apparel.  … (0 comments)

marana: Marana Tree Lighting December 2017 - 12/01/17 05:42 AM
Marana Tree Lighting December 2017
Coming up this weekend, the Marana Tree Lighting and holiday show to kick off your Christmas season!

The festivities start early with singing, dancing, music and more.  Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 3 to 8
This is a family friendly event with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus there for photos and wishes, In addition, don't leave your mittens at home -- imagine 20 tons of snow right here in Marana! Jumping castles and other fun for kids will also be available.
The tree is amazing - 40 feet high with a sequential light show you can enjoy all season long. … (1 comments)

marana: 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)

marana: 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)

 
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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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