Wild Wednesday: Hike in Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park: Mike in Tucson, AZ mortgage lender

~ Gila Woodpecker on Ocotillo ~

Saguaro National Park West - Tucson, Arizona

Three things get my attention:  Arizona, Hiking & Birding.  Put all three together at the same time, and life can't get much better! 

If you're looking for a home in Arizona, prices have not been this low for ten years.  I just sent an Agent a Pre-Qual letter for a borrower who's offering full listing price ($80,000) for a bank owned property that sold for more than $165,000 just two and one half years ago.

The banks don't want to keep the houses, and you just might want to have a home within walking distance of a National Park!  Call me to talk about getting prequalified.  If you want me to refer a REALTOR I know and trust, I can do that too.

 

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I'm Mike in Tucson, your preferred Tucson Arizona Mortgage Lender.

NMLS #223495

SUNSTREET MORTGAGE LLC ~ Correspondent Mortgage Bank
Offices in Mesa, Tucson, Sierra Vista & Nogales

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Rainmaker
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Don Sabinske
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Mike, it somewhat resembles our woodpeckers, but the red is paler unless that is just the angle.  Cool photo.

April 20, 2011 08:48 PM
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Nancy Bergman
Lyon Real Estate - Downtown

Ah Mike, You are making me homesick for my hometown. Miss the hikes in Saguaro and Sabino.

April 20, 2011 08:53 PM
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Howdy and evening to you Mike

Mike,
I sure do like your photo of the Woodpecker! He kind of looks like, will do I want peck at this or not.

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Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire

April 20, 2011 10:25 PM
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Gary Coles
Latin America Real Estate
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Mike, I would love to to get a chance to hike through Saguaro National Park someday. Until then I will enjoy seeing all your beautiful photos of the beautiful birds and scenery.

April 20, 2011 11:36 PM
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Marchel Peterson
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What a beautiful bird!  I would also love to hike there someday. I went to my daughter's site for Wild Wednsday and came up with something totally different than what I was looking for (lol).

April 20, 2011 11:52 PM
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate

Mike, a beautiful photo of the bird..hiking is the best exercise.

April 20, 2011 11:59 PM
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Juli Vosmik
Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ

Mike, that's one great looking bird.  The one that's my alarm clock (knocks on all the tin fireplace chimneys first thing every morning, just had a little red spot at the top of his head.

April 21, 2011 09:50 AM
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Larry Brewer
Nashville Real Estate
Benchmark Realty LLc

Mike - another great wildlife picture, and I agree, hiking in your great desert might just be perfect this time of year.

April 21, 2011 11:06 AM
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Yolanda Hoversten
Broker - O Fallon, IL Real Estate
Prudential One Realty Centre

Mike, that's a very nice photo.  In my old house, we had woodpeckers with bright red crowns... cute but they pecked at our wood siding every morning and late afternoon.  lol

Thanks for sharing, and Happy Easter!

April 23, 2011 12:05 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
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Precision Real Estate Inc.

I have hiked this park a few times in my life. Fantastic

April 24, 2011 10:34 AM
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Renée Burrows
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April 24, 2011 01:12 PM
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Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi & Corinna Birgit Cromartie
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Mike - I love woodpeckers! We have one that frequents our Live Oak trees and this guy is over a foot tall! I did not even know that woodpeckers could grow that large!

April 26, 2011 08:33 AM
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Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind
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KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate

HI MIKE!  We are on opposite ends of town - and so I visit Saguaro East regularly to ride and walk -- looks like I need to head west to check out one of your best spots to hike and look for these beautiful birds!

April 26, 2011 04:30 PM
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
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Century 21 Absolute Realty

Mike, This bird looks like a relative of the red-bellied woodpecker.  I can agree with you on two points: hiking and birding.  I'm sure I'd add Arizona, but I have to visit there first! 

Happy birding and hiking!

Gloria

May 03, 2011 10:29 PM
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Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
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Keller Williams Realty

Mike,

What a great capture of such a fine feathered friend! Arizona has a lot to offer and you're doing great promoting things to see and do.

Best wishes to you in your business and may you always have some reason to hike and explore exciting things to see and do in your beautiful neck of the woods!

Patricia

May 05, 2011 08:09 AM
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