Maintaining Fascia & Wood Surfaces

Fascia boards are usually comprised of wood that line the underside perimeter of your home’s roof. With our harsh Arizona sun, it’s not uncommon for the paint to erode here much more quickly than on the stucco itself. Maintaining a solid coat of paint on this wood will go a long way to protect its […]

Pathway to Purchase Loan Program

Just when we think interest rates will finally rise to more normal levels there seems to be some piece of economic news that comes along to keep them low. Most recently the Brexit news has spurred some turmoil in the markets and interest rates have dropped again to incredibly low levels in the low 3%’s […]

Home Maintenance - Lubricating Vinyl Windows

Once a year it’s a good idea to perform maintenance on your windows which will save you both time and money in the long run. Vinyl windows should be lubricated along the track and frame where the sash slides. Begin by wiping the tracks with a dry cloth to remove loose dust and dirt, followed […]

Tucson Pops Orchestra

Long Realty is once again partnering with the Tucson Pops Orchestra to bring a free concert series to Reid Park this Spring. The remaining dates are May 22nd, 29th, and June 5th. All of the concerts begin at 7:00pm and again admission is FREE! The Tucson Pops Orchestra is led by Musical Director/Conductor Laszlo Veres, […]

Household Tips – Landscape Maintenance

Keeping your landscape trimmed up has additional benefits beyond just the aesthetic appeal. Spring and summer are the times when we see the most growth in most plants & trees with the warmer weather. Here are a few notable spots to make sure you keep tidied up.

1. Trees – Two common spots to focus […]

Household Tip – Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Carbon monoxide is a dangerous, and potentially even deadly, odorless gas. Because it’s colorless and tasteless too it’s often been dubbed the silent killer. The gas inhibits the blood’s capacity to carry oxygen and symptoms of exposure to carbon monoxide include dizziness, severe headaches, nausea, sleepiness, fatigue or weakness, and disorientation. Within our homes this […]

Tangerine Road Expansion

Continued growth throughout the Marana & Oro Valley communities in neighborhoods like Maracay’s Center Pointe Vistoso and Pulte’s Casa Sevilla do bring along with it increased traffic volume. One stretch of road in particular which has become increasingly crowded is Tangerine Road. While Oro Valley had previously expanded much of its portion between Oracle & […]

5th Annual Move Across 2 Ranges

One of the greatest draws to Arizona for many people is the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy nature throughout so much of the year. The Move Across 2 Ranges event coming up in Marana & Oro Valley on Saturday, March 26th gives residents just that chance. This is the 5th Annual year of the […]

Redoing Your Tile Grout for Best Results

Another one of those neglected household maintenance items that many of us have put off time and time again is grout touch up. This can be grout between tile in your shower, on your bathroom counters, kitchen counters, or of course your floor tile as well. Not only is old, cracked grout an eyesore, […]

Home Maintenance – Wrapping Your Exterior Plumbing

With winter almost at our doorstep we’d like to remind everyone to prepare your homes for our occasional cold Tucson nights. Even though we are blessed with many days of sunshine, our evening temperatures can pose a hazard several times a year to our home’s plumbing systems. Protect your home by either temporarily wrapping your […]