Robin's Rendition

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - eXp Realty - BR562939000
Buying or selling real estate in Tucson, AZ, can be an interesting and rewarding experience. Explore with me as we work through the ups and downs of the market today.
Although I had been hearing that there have been several home invasion attempts in the past few weeks in Rita Ranch, it has only been recently that the perpetrators were successful.  Last Sunday night, they forced their way into a home and killed a 47 year old man.  The rest of the family was lef...
It is amazing to me as I go about showing homes how few people seem to be aware of the fact that Oleanders are highly poisonous to both humans and animals.  They are found all over here in Tucson, AZ, most likely because they grow quickly and are quite hardy.  Of course you have to ingest the lea...
There are several more hearings and open houses coming up regarding the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in Vail, Arizona.  Here are the dates and locations: Open Houses April 22, 2008 6-8 PM at Sahuarita High Schol Cafeteria, 350 W Sahuarita Rd, Sahuarita, AZ April 23, 2008 6-8 PM at Elgin Elementa...
For the last couple of months I have been predicting that the Tucson Real Estate Market is on its way to a recovery.  The most recent numbers (March 2008) confirm that we are indeed headed in the right direction.  From working in the market, I can also tell you to expect April and May numbers to ...
Last Saturday I attended the open house regarding the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine.  I came away with a lot of information and a greater understanding of what is proposed and some of the concerns and questions that local residents have.  My goal here is to present information without choosing si...
There is a proposed copper mine in the Vail, Arizona, area.  This mine, Rosemont Copper Mine, has not yet been approved and comments from the public are currently being accepted.  The proposed location of the mine is west of Highway 83 in the Santa Rita mountains.  There were three public meeting...
"Everything will be all right.  I'm about to get a raise at work and then I'll be able to make these payments."  "I don't even want to open my mail any more.  Don't they understand that if I had the money I'd pay them?!!" "They can't really kick me out on the street, can they?  I mean, I'm a sing...
In 2003 to 2005 anyone could be a real estate agent.  Well, almost anyone.  You did have to go to the class and take the test to get your license.  But really it didn't take much to get started.  Maybe run an ad and you had people lined up ready to sell their homes and make a fortune.  And once y...
Ever since January of 2008, real estate agents in the Tucson area have been noticing that business is picking up.  It turns out that the numbers are now starting to match our experiences out on the streets.Median Sales PriceYou may have noticed in the news recently that the median sales price is ...
According to an article in Realty Times, homeownership is "plunging" as people continue to have difficulties obtaining mortgage loans.  This article also indicates that affordability is lower as it takes more income to purchase a home than in prior years.While it is true that it is currently more...

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Tucson, AZ is a varied and exciting community to live in. Whether you are buying or selling a home, it's vital to have someone on your side who has the information pertinent to your area.