Three Points (Tucson, AZ)
By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
The company is named "Ironwood Hotshots."  That's one of their crew trucks to the left, coming out of Brown Canyon with a crew of tired, hungry firefighters. As of 7:00 this evening (Tuesday) the Elkhorn Fire has grown to 17,000 acres, and is 35% contained. Approximately 215 firefighters have been deployed from around the state, according to a report by Judy Wood, spokesperson for the Arizona State Forestry Division. The Baboquivari (bab-oh-kee-VAR'-ee) Peak Wilderness area is rugged mountainous terrain. Helicopters have been used today to start grass fires on the ridges, which then burn slowly downhill through the grass and underbrush.  What started as a human-caused wildfire has been tamed, (as much as you can tame fire,) and will be allowed to burn out as a slow moving, low intensity...
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By Kent Simpson, Real Estate Is About People
(Realty One Group Mountain Desert)
Today I had the good fortune to spend my morning driving around the area west of Tucson for 2 reasons: To shoot some photos to send of the area around Saguaro National Park West for an out-of-state client To do a favor & pick up a listing sign & lockbox in Three Points for a fellow agent who is laid up for a while Sure, I put a lot of miles on the old truck, but it was a day to appreciate the beauty of the area and do something that made me feel good by helping someone out. Getting ready to pull back onto Hwy 86 back to Tucson, I looked above me & noticed some truly creative marketing: You know--sometimes you have to get off of the beaten path to enjoy some creativity and a little humor.  I don't think I want any peacocks, but I might just have to call this guy to see how his A/C servic...
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By Kent Simpson, Real Estate Is About People
(Realty One Group Mountain Desert)
For those of you unlucky enough not to have experienced the wonder and awe-inspiring scenery of the Sonoran Desert...enjoy a few photos while you get a glimpse of what it offers:   Ridge Near Diamond Bell Ranch Our lesson starts approximately 25 minutes west of Tucson just off of Sierrita Mountain Road.Diamond Bell Ranch is a very popular place to have a little elbow room without having to break then bank.Manufactured and site built homes are allowed, with a 1 acre minimum lot.  Prickly Pear Cactus Star of movies, postcards and fantasies of the "Old West" worldwide, the Prickly Pear Cactus can grow just about anywhere...including my neighbor's rain gutter. Palo Verde Tree Once thought to be proof that aliens do visit the planet, The Palo Verde Tree is the State Tree of ArizonaSimilar in...
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