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1107 E. Lester Tucson, AZ 85719 Home for Sale

This is going on the market this afternoon and it’s a flash sale, like a pop up! We just got it this morning so we are putting it up right away, you gotta come see it! This is a 1950’s bungalow with two entrances, one of those entrances is the 3rd bedroom. The really cool thing about that is you could put somebody in there as a roommate or a renter. So let’s go in, ‘m going to show you that bedroom in a few minutes.

1107 E. Lester Tucson, AZ 85719
1107 E. Lester Tucson, AZ 85719

This Bungalow was completely remodeled just at the beginning of this year, we’ve been waiting for it, we are so excited. It’s got a beautiful large living space. As you can see it’s furnished right now, it’s being used as a AirBNB. So this property could be a turnkey vacation rental for you or it’s ready to move in. Also, just so, you know, the artwork and all the furnishings are negotiable and can stay with this property if you do want to do a vacation rental.

I love this property because the floor plan makes it very versatile. You can have a roommate easily because of the split bedroom, you could use this as a vacation rental. You could use it as a second home, it could be a long-term / short-term rental. There’s just this is a great floor plan. I also love that it’s a double red brick, it’s solid build. You don’t find these very often in this condition. It also has a big property in the back with covered parking and storage and with and a patio we’re going to show you that as well.

The kitchen has been remodeled right at the beginning. That means the appliances are newer. Everything in here is newer. This is a really cool feature to me, if you’re in the living room or you have guests, all you have to do is hop over here, grab a soda. Or as Marta would say, una cerveza. Then you can pop back over there, and you don’t have to get involved in the kitchen. So if someone’s in here cooking, you’re not interfering, which is really, really cool.

The kitchen has gas, which I love, it has a built-in microwave, it does have a dishwasher which is also something you don’t find a lot in these older homes and I love a kitchen with a window when you’re doing dishes or your cooking, I just really like the light. They did install Solar Tubes. Those are in the ceiling. You can see the extra light pointing down, so you but they don’t be lights in this house during the day, so it’s really awesome. They also did the new upgraded flat square lighting, which I also love. It brings a touch of modern to this property.

Down at this side of the house, you have two bedrooms with closets and Marta is going to walk you over there, you’re going to see that they’re generous in size. Both of the bedrooms would fit a queen-size, or a king size bed. And still have plenty of room for a dresser or sitting chair, or whatever you need. One of the other cool things is they have semi walk-in closets. so, I can literally walk inside this…

Really cool, right? These little old houses, usually have little tiny… How do you say it? They are very generous compared to other 1950s homes, they have a little teeny tiny door with a little teeny tiny closets. Yeah, these are good size.

It has a linen closet in the hallway. And then you have a beautiful second bedroom and again, I can walk in this closet. It’s actually got great space, I’m all they way back here. So if you put double racks across both sides here, you can fit a lot of clothes in this bedroom, nice, right? Love this house.

I love the calmness of the decor, it certainly feels really nice in this house. This bathroom was also updated. As you can see, it’s got a tub and the shower. They also put a solar tube to create light for this bathroom. I think I want to do that now at my house and these are Bluetooth speaker systems which are really cool, so you can play music while you sing in the shower.

Notice the ledge, great for babies and dogs 🙂

Bathroom number two is the same. We have a completely remodeled bathroom over here. This is a walk-in shower and it’s beautifully tiled. I really like what they did with that. They even went to to the point of putting seating in the shower at, for shaving your legs or just taking a rest, I suppose. Also great to wash babies and dogs.

If we go over here, there’s a bonus room on this property, and this is perfect for an office or a yoga room, it’s great Flex space. You can do anything with this. It could be a guest bedroom since you don’t need a closet for a guest, typically. If you need a closet for guess, they’re saying too long. That’s my theory. So this can be a really great room. I can see having a Murphy bed here and then making it an office or combination or something. It also has an entrance out to the patio in the backyard. So that’s another really neat part of this room. So, let me show you the other the last bedroom and then we’ll go outside.

This this originally was most likely a carport because there is a step down. It has been remodeled and converted into a laundry room and a bedroom with its own private entrance. It’s a good size laundry room, lots of light in the laundry room, which I love, and you could do a lot with this, because it’s got storage and it’s got lots of space.

Great for Guest or Roommate Who Needs Their Own Entrance, Teenagers is Still Up for Debate

Then we have this bedroom again, a good-sized closet and a very nice size room. A king-size bed would fit in here very easily. I love this room because of the double windows, I like a lot of light. There’s also windows on this side and, this is really cool because, you’ve got an entrance to the outside. This is back at the front where we started.

That is really cool because you could have a guest stay here or a roommate or somebody who needs their own entrance, which is neat. I don’t suggest teenagers live in this room. They could run away, they can get into trouble.

We’re going to go back out there and I’m going to show you the outside. One of the neat things about this property is it’s got a big spacious lot. And you gotta love it because there’s a good-sized front yard, but the backyard, you can do so much with. And if you’ve got toys or campers like we do, you want to park those with your cars. You’ve got plenty of space inside these gates.

This is a really cool little patio right here, so you’re covered. Then you can see, over there, you’ve got a storage shed in the back. You’ve got two-car carport, you could easily fit, wow you could easily fit a couple campers, a boat, Sea-Doos and still have your pool. So I think then you would just add some privacy to the fencing and you’re all good to go. So that’s what we would do.

This area is permit street parking. So your guests, you give them your permit. If you’re living here, you’d get a permit to put in their windows. The cool thing about this property is it actually has plenty of parking for guests, so that’s nice too. If you want to have a little get-together, you don’t have to worry about the permitted street parking.

We’re super close to the U of A, so this is a great house for a rental if you have a professor or students or somebody who wanted to go to the UArizoa. Or Banner Hospital is down the road. The location is fantastic just from the fact that there’s so much around here.

Call Tony Ray Today at (520) 631-TONY and Schedule Your Walkthrough

We did this on the fly because we want to get this out to you right away because we are going to list it this afternoon, we have paper signed, we’re getting photographs and video done right now, and we are getting ready to go.

Call me and (520) 631-TONY (8669) and I can get you in ASAP or call Marta, what is your phone number Marta? (520) 265-5625 So if you speak Spanish and you need a Spanish speaker, you just think she’s prettier than me. Whatever then call Marta!

Let’s finish off in the great room so you can get a feel for this one more time, it’s a lot of house to take in. Three bedrooms, two baths, extra bonus room, covered parking, large lot for lots of toys and guests and it has been remodeled and it just was finished at the very beginning of this year. If you have any questions, call me I’m Tony Ray with RE/MAX Select. Thank you so much. I hope you guys have a great day!

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4651 N Paseo de Los Rancheros Tucson AZ 85745 Rancho Del Cerro Home for sale

You will Love the Peaceful Quiet Nights and Amazing Lifestyle this Home Offers. Nestled on over 1 acre of Sonoran Desert, this is the perfect retreat. 4651 N Paseo de Los Rancheros Tucson AZ 85745 is located in the popular Rancho Del Cerro neighborhood. 

Beautiful travertine floors welcome you into the art gallery entrance which highlights your favorite collection perfectly. The open floor plan offers plenty of room to relax and entertain with large living room, separate dining area, breakfast counter, family room and kitchen. 

Kitchen is tastefully updated with granite counter tops, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and beautiful glass tile back splash. Outside, you’ll love the Amazing Tucson sunsets from the covered patio! Or hangout by the sparkling pool as you smell the fragrance of the citrus blossoms. 

When you do want to go out and explore, you are only a few minutes away from: I-10 Freeway, Downtown Tucson, the Loop, Restaurants, Theater, Events, Hiking, the MSA Annex and the Mercado. Some of our favorite restaurant nearby are Kukai, which has the best ramen in Tucson, Maynards Market and Kitchen, Senae Thai Bistro, and Charro Del Ray, just to name a few! For more amazing things to do in Tucson, check out Fun Things to do and Amazing Places to Go!

Qualifications to Look for when choosing a Luxury Real Estate Agent


Choosing the right luxury real estate agent to represent you in your real estate transaction is the most important decision you’ll make when buying or selling your home. This is even more important when you are looking to purchase or sell a high-priced luxury estate. Thankfully, there are organizations that award designations to high-performing Real Estate agents so you can trust in their abilities. Amongst the different regulatory bodies, there are three designations that really stand out when it comes to Luxury Real Estate; Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Million Dollar Guild, and CRS.

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Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)

The prestigious CLHMS designation is awarded only to those REALTORS who close three separate transactions valued over the Luxury Threshold Price ($500,000 for Pima County) in any 24-month period. This designation shows how active an agent is over a two-year timespan. As rules and regulations change regularly, it is important to have an agent who is active in the market and can leverage their knowledge and experience for you!

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Million Dollar Guild

This designation rewards the very best of the best. REALTORs® who have closed two single-family residencies priced at $1,000,000 in a two-year span, may be recognized as a member of the Million Dollar Guild. There aren’t many of these Million Dollar homes available, if your agent has sold over two of these estates, they have a proven record of success that will help you get the best price in the shortest time.

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Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

The CRS Award is the highest credential awarded to residential Real Estate agents. To earn the award, REALTORs® must have a high sales volume (60 transactions over 5 years) and the sales must command high prices ($30,000,000 in total transaction value). On average, CRS-awarded agents help three times more clients each year than other agents.

Tony Ray Baker Has All Three Designations … plus several others like EcoBroker.

Now that you know what to look for, where can you find all three designations in one place? Look no further than this very website! Tony Ray Baker and his team at SeeTucsonHomes have a proven record of high-volume sales and over-the-top service. Whether you are buying or selling a luxury property, you can trust Tony Ray Baker to create a conceirge experience that’s just right for you.

Looking to close quickly? He has experience with that! Looking for the highest price possible? You’ll be impressed with his proven marketing system designed to maximize your home value by generating competing offers. Looking for a particular lifestyle? Tony Ray knows Tucson and the surrounding cities better than anyone. After all, he has over 26 years of experience and a lifetime of enjoying all that Tucson has to offer. Contact Tony Ray to get started in building the life of your dreams!
Call today at (520) 631-TONY (8669)

What Makes A Home High-End vs Luxury?


High-end vs luxury: This is a very common question that comes up when discussing pricing with my clients. The words high-end and luxury mean the same thing to most people. However, they have vastly different definitions in the real estate context. It is important to know how to price your home to get the most sales value in the shortest amount of time on market. Nobody wants their home to sit on the market for 6 months without getting many offers. Keep reading to learn more about how to properly price your home as a high-end or luxury estate!

Southeast Tucson Luxury Neighborhoods
High-End Properties

High-End Property

Your high-end properties are just as they are described, high-functioning and highly desirable. These amazing homes for sale are valued at twice the median sales price for a community. In Tucson, this means 2x our median home sales price of $275,000, so high-end homes start at $550,000.

This is the perfect category if your home is much more than the average house, whether through location, remodeling or other amenities. Pricing your home in the high-end category is a clue to would-be buyers that they can expect to buy a home move-in ready, with lots of space and surrounded by a fantastic community.

Sahuarita Luxury Neighborhoods
Luxury Estates

Luxury Estate

The real cream of the crop, Tucson Luxury Homes for Sale are valued at three times the median sales price, coming in at or above $825,000. In Oro Valley, the median home price is higher, so the luxury price break comes in at $1,137,000.

Luxury Estate buyers expect the very best; the highest quality building materials, the most efficient layout, the most immaculate skyline, etc. If your home offers fantastic amenities and a desirable location, this might be the perfect pricing category for your home for sale!

Southwest Tucson Luxury Neighborhoods


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Buying your homes in one of the great Southwest Tucson Luxury Neighborhoods and Subdivisions could be the springboard to your dreams.  Browse here for wonderful homes and be sure to give us a call today!

Southeast Tucson Luxury Neighborhoods


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Find your dream lifestyle at your Southeast Tucson Luxury Neighborhood escape.  With incredible homes of all shapes and sizes, Southeast Tucson has something for everyone.

Central Tucson Luxury Neighborhoods


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Live the modern, connected lifestyle from your dream home in Central Tucson Neighborhoods and Subdivisions.  Find everything from historic neighborhoods to brand new subdivisions all throughout Central Tucson.

Sahuarita Luxury Neighborhoods


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Found a short drive Southeast of Tucson, Sahuarita Luxury Neighborhoods and Subdivisions give you the space you need to truly stretch your legs.  With large homes at great prices, Sahuarita Arizona just might be your next home!

Green Valley Luxury Neighborhoods


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The adorable city of Green Valley is nestled into the hills a short hours-drive from Downtown Tucson.  With an abundance of services dedicated to active adults, many Green Valley Neighborhoods and Subdivisions are 55+ and geared towards retirees and people who wish to spend their autumn years basking in the sun.

Catalina and Saddlebrooke Luxury Neighborhoods


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The Sister-Cities of Catalina and Saddlebrooke offer the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle found in the Tucson Metro Area.  Look here for Catalina and Saddlebrooke Neighborhoods and Subdivisions to escape into!