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Maria Grazia Swan was born in Italy, but this rolling stone has definitely gathered no moss. She lived in Belgium, France, Germany, in beautiful Orange County, California where she raised her family, and is currently at home in Phoenix, Arizona—but stay tuned for weekly updates of Where in the World is Maria Grazia Swan?

As a young girl, her vivid imagination predestined her to be a writer. She won her first literary award at the age of fourteen while living in Belgium. As a young woman Maria returned to Italy to design for—ooh-la-la—haute couture. Once in the U.S. and after years of concentrating on family, she tackled real estate. These days her time is devoted to her deepest passions: writing and helping people find happiness.

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toiletBy now you all know I sell real estate in sunny Phoenix, Arizona.


It’s a great way to meet interesting people and make new friends. I was delighted to meet a couple from one of the cold (I’m talking weather) states. They came to town looking to purchase a home to use as a vacation place for now and possibly permanently after retirement. The gentleman was two years away from retiring while the la...

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