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Stay Safe This Monsoon Season

Jul 15th, 2014 | By
Stay Safe This Monsoon Season

The Town of Sahuarita has posted some valuable information that we should all review as Monsoon season has officially started. Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground. A flash flood could occur without any warning. Listen to NOAA National Weather Service Weather Radio or commercial radio or […]



Homes Are Getting Smart

May 15th, 2014 | By
Homes Are Getting Smart

Smart-home technologies are growing, with everything from the ability to remotely control a home’s lights and temperature to sending text messages to appliances or monitoring a home’s security and energy consumption from a smartphone. Here are some of the smart home technologies featured at this year’s International Consumer Electronics’ Show: Texting appliances: LG’s new Home […]



What is a “CFD” and has it really been proposed in Rancho Sahuarita?

Jan 8th, 2014 | By
What is a “CFD” and has it really been proposed in Rancho Sahuarita?

Q: What is a “CFD” and has it really been bproposed in Rancho Sahuarita? A: A Community Facilities District is a separate government agency that can issue bonds, build improvements and impose a property tax. It is created and approved by the Town Council. The CFD proposal is for a taxing district in currently undeveloped […]



Sahuarita Lake to be Refilled

Nov 14th, 2013 | By
Sahuarita Lake to be Refilled

After studying possible repairs and consulting with experts, Sahuarita town officials have decided to refill the leaky Sahuarita Lake until they have a solution. The decision was made partly because the town prepaid $10,000 for the lake to be stocked with fish, but it can’t be stocked while water levels are 2-3 feet below normal, […]



Question of the Month

Jul 20th, 2013 | By
Question of the Month

Q. Why is the water level at Sahuarita Lake so low? A.The town of Sahuarita recently performed inspections on Sahuarita Lake. In order to facilitate the inspections, water levels were lowered by pumping water from the lake to an empty basin north of North Santa Cruz park. Officials discovered the lake is losing more water […]



SHS Graduation

May 13th, 2013 | By
SHS Graduation

Congratulations SHS Class of 2013. Graduation is scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00pm at Burton Tingle Field, Earl J. Kelly Stadium. Seating for families and friends is on a first-come basis, so you are encouraged to arrive early. Parking will be available at the district administration parking lot, student parking lot, and Town Hall […]



Rosie Rios’ Rough Start Golf Tournament

Mar 13th, 2013 | By
Rosie Rios’ Rough Start Golf Tournament

Rosie Rios was born 08/13/12 with an abnormality that will require ongoing corrective surgery. Tucson Medical Center became a second home for Rosie and her family, with a total of 19 days in NICU and 42 days on the      pediatric floor. She has had 3 surgeries and is expected to have her fourth surgery in […]



Real Estate Provision in Fiscal Cliff Bill

Jan 16th, 2013 | By
Real Estate Provision in Fiscal Cliff Bill

On Jan. 1, both the Senate and House passed H.R. 8    legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The bill was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Jan. 2. Below is a summary by the National Association of Realtors of real estate related provisions in the bill: Real Estate Tax Extenders Mortgage Cancellation Relief […]



The Mortgage Forgiveness Act: Will It Be Extended?

Dec 8th, 2012 | By
The Mortgage Forgiveness Act: Will It Be Extended?

As the year winds down, we are getting more and more inquiries about the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 and whether or not it will be extended past its original expiration date of December 31, 2012. This is important as people who are selling their home through a short sale may be faced with a […]



What Can Hurt a Home’s Appraisal

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By
What Can Hurt a  Home’s Appraisal

Owners can take steps to avoid having their home appraised at a lower value than the asking price. “Taking the time to understand the areas that can positively influence your appraisal can help ward off the chances that your home will be appraised at a lower value than the asking price,” according to a recent […]