Real Estate Happenings in the Oro Valley and Tucson Arizona areas with special attention to communities in Catalina Foothills, Oro Valley, and Marana AZ. Written and Edited by Chris K. Canfield, REALTOR with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tucson, Arizona
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Everybody Loves a Parade! And Cheshire is no exception! Be sure to catch the Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 29, beginning at 1 P.M. at Highland Elementary School and marching to Cheshire High School. And if you have anywhere to go in Cheshire, you need to be sure to avoid Route 10--probably...
Have you Opened a Treasure Chest Lately? When our children were very young, we realized that we needed a place to keep all those special art projects, stories, and school papers that they produced over the years, so we dedicated an old chest to holding these mementos. For over 20 years we have p...
Purple Martin Paradise Yesterday after showing properties along the shoreline, I took a few minutes to enjoy the beautiful day that we have been patiently awaiting. I stumbled across a paradise for Purple Martins at Hammonasett State Park's Meigs Point Nature Center . . . Should be a bad year fo...
Moving with Children Part 5 And now for my final part in this series . . . To help your kids get excited about their new home, take a mini vacation in your new area. Let your kids do the planning. Even if it is only a day trip, there are lots of great places you can find to explore. Interested in...
Moving with Children Part 4 Take the time to enjoy events in your new town. Especially during the summer, there are many things going on at the town level. Here in Cheshire, we have the Strawberry Festival coming up on the Cheshire Town Green on Saturday June 11 from 11 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Our Re...
Moving with Children Part 3 What’s worse than moving into a new house without knowing anyone? Stepping into a new school for the first time knowing no one. If it is at all possible, you should visit the school with your child before the actual first day. Our younger child was going into seve...
Moving with Children Part 2 One of the best things to do when moving to a new location is find exciting places for the kids to go to when they get there. When we moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, my wife purchased annual passes to the Indianapolis Zoo and the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. My w...
Moving with Children - Part 1 We all know that selling your home and buying a new one is stressful on the adults in a household, but don’t forget that it is very stressful on the children! My own children got very used to moving as I was in the corporate world as they were growing up. When we ar...
Not So Sunny Sunday Today was supposed to be the first sunny day that we would have had after a week full of rain, but instead that sunny day was yesterday and today was quite cloudy and cool. However, the bearded iris in my yard didn't seem to mind . . .
Please Don't Take Offense One of the hardest things about a listing appointment is trying to delicately tell our potential clients that they really need to do certain things before the house goes on the market. It is really quite easy to insult someone's taste without meaning to do so. A few yea...