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Lennar Joins Meritage and Richmond at La Estancia in Tucson

8 November 2017, TUCSON, Arizona – Sunbelt Holdings, the developer of La Estancia, a 556-acre, 2,500-lot master planned community, has sold 350 lots in 2017 with Meritage, Richmond and now Lennar Homes there. La Estancia has sold more lots than … Continue reading

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Daniel Feig is buying lots in Sycamore Vista

Just received a call from Daniel Feig of Chapman Lindsey real estate who is contacting owners of lots for Russo to buy in Unit 8. He offered me $5000 for an undeveloped lot and I said OK. He also said he … Continue reading

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Unit 5: Russo sells 43 lots for $18,500 each

5 April 2017 — D.R. Horton wrapped up the final 43 lots of 184 total at Sycamore Vista [Unit 5] in Vail, Arizona for $795,000 ($18,500 per lot). Previously known as New Tucson, these lots were re-platted and sold by … Continue reading

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Two developments to compete with Sycamore Vista, Russo

Santa Rita Ranch III From March 2017, this is east of Sycamore Vista and south of Camino Del Torro, also looks better than Sycamore Vista. Huge competitor for Russo. Richmond American and Lennar Homes are the first two homebuilders to … Continue reading

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Blog is back up

As you know, I lost my lawsuit or actually ran out of money, spent more than $125,000 on it and settled with Russo for not much more, essentially broke even or maybe lost something but I’m moving on. It was … Continue reading

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Offered to sell Russo my two Unit 2 lots for $25k each

Made an offer to sell my two lots in Unit 2. If this lot sale goes through I’ll lose a little money, lots are selling for $35-$40k. I have about $30k invested in each of them — for more than … Continue reading

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Unit 2 lot cleanup & lawsuit

Lot cleanup time, hopefully the last time. All I could think about while cleaning the lots was how rotten Russo is for “stealing” our lots and not helping us sell our lots in Unit 2 and how things went wrong … Continue reading

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296 undeveloped lots for sale adjacent (south) of Sycamore Vista

Land Advisors is selling 296 platted lots south of Sycamore Vista for $4.4 million, that’s $14,864 per lot. Dimensions of the lots are Approx. 115’ x 135’ – a little bigger than most of the lots in Sycamore Vista. Development … Continue reading

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How much does Russo get paid for legal service to non-profits and the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Pima?

Unfortunately, I have been unable to obtain a recent, complete budget for the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Pima (IDA), for which Russo is essentially CEO. The IDA is considered independent of Pima County so it’s not part … Continue reading

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Someone trying to sell their Unit 2 lot for $14k, half of what we invested in it

The HOAs Russo is president of in Sycamore Vista have not had regular meetings in years! He originally appointed Ceci Cruz and Virginia Yrun (liberal Democratic activists) to the HOA boards (the same two on the Industrial Authority board, probably … Continue reading

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