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  Oceanfront Property in Arizona       Rocky Point, Mexico sits just 45 minutes south of the Arizona border so it's not exactly in Arizona but it's close.  About 4 hours southwest of Tucson and 4 hours south of Phoenix is Arizona's closest beach.  This small fishing village/beach getaway is actu...
05/27/2011
  Real Estate Reality Shows need More Reality!   While showing a client today we started talking about these Reality shows on TV about real estate.  I haven't watched one in a while.  Two years ago I had heel surgery which put me on bedrest for over a month.  During that time I got extremely fami...
05/25/2011
  6 Simple Steps to Better Photos   The biggest mistake is thinking you need a bigger, better, more expensive camera.  "I need more megapixels", "I wish I had a new camera", and "I could take better pictures if I had that lens" are statements that are made way too often.  I have seen some amazin...
05/22/2011
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Nightmare of a Deal   The worst transaction I have ever been involved in started out alright.  A buyer had called me off some Internet advertising.  He was moving to Tucson from a small town down south.  He started looking more in the middle of Tucson and slowly moved south to the farthest reache...
05/20/2011
Self portrait of me at sunset on the Douglas Spring Trail My favorite short hikes in East Tucson   I spend a lot of time hiking on the east side of Tucson.  Why?  Because that's where I live and it's the most beautiful part of Tucson.  Most days all I have time for is a short hike.  My schedule i...
05/17/2011
Sabino Canyon, Tucson's Retreat from the Heat   Sabino Canyon is located in the Catalina Mountains on the north side of Tucson, Arizona.  It is a heavily visited park with many swimming holes amongst the rich desert and creekside vegetation.  Tucsonans have long visited the canyon to enjoy a pic...
05/16/2011
Kristine Ginsberg of Morris County, New Jersey has put together a very good list of easy things to do to make any home look better and attract buyers.  Kristine is the owner of Elite Staging and Redesign.  6 Inexpensive, Easy Fixes to Better Curb Appeal 1. A home's front door should be the focal ...
05/16/2011
  Tucson's Secret Hideaway: Madera Canyon   Located about an hour south of Tucson in the Santa Rita Mountains, Madera Canyon is one of the area's most beautiful canyons.  Wildlife abounds along the seasonal stream.  Quaint cabins and B & Bs welcome visitors.  And trails spread across the mountai...
05/15/2011
  The Best Lakes in Arizona   I took a trip to Canyon Lake yesterday for a great day of waterskiing.  The weather was fantastic, the water was mostly smooth, and even though it had been three years I still was able to tear it up.  I even had people on the Canyon Lake tour boat taking pictures of...
05/14/2011
Volunteering turns into business!   This year my son joined the volleyball team at high school.  Volleyball in our area is not the crowd getter that football and basketball are.  When it comes to high school sports certain ones get a lot of money while others get a little and others get almost n...
05/12/2011
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