Thoughts On Real Estate And Other Things I Care About

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Real Estate Agent - HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395 - DRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.
Orange County Golden Foodie Voting Starts August 3, 2014     It's here again, time for Orange County, California to vote for their favorite local restaurants. Every year, the Golden Foodie Awards highlights local chef-driven restaurants in Orange County.  This is a unique event, the local communi...
Ask An Ambassador-Want-To-Be :)   Oh come on, non-Ambassadors have ideas too. :)  Actually, I bet there are plenty of new members who don't even realize that there is an Ambassador Program. These are members who are regular contributors and available to help members with questions, and social int...
Lake Arrowhead | Arrowhead Lake Association Members Only-Only 8/2/14   That's tomorrw people! Each year the Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA) in Lake Arrowhead hosts a Members-Only Party. It's always a lot of fun! Food, games and meeting neighbors! Located on Peninsula Park overlooking our beautif...
Do You Have 2 Cents To Share With A Newbie?      That's a silly question here at Active Rain, of course you do! The picture to the right is of Shayne Kilber. Shayne is a member in Arizona and not yet a Rainmaker. When I was scrolling through the most recent posts, I stumbled across his post calle...
The past few years many home owners found themselves in the position of selling their home as a Short Sale. Regardless of whether it was caused by a job loss, personal problem or negative equity, the decision to do a Short Sale was a hard one. But for many it was also a good step towards financi...
Here It Is! The Post That Makes Me A Millionaire   I've thought about this post for a long time. It seems that it should be something special, meaningful. Truth is, the post is not what is meaningful or was the journey; this post is the blue ribbon, the cup, the glass of champagne....
I like to present myself as a resource to my clients. The way I accomplish this is to continue to educate myself on ideas and programs. I have to admit that I did not realize you can use a delayed financing options for cash purchases. Typically buyers must wait 6 months to do any kind of refinan...
One of the advantages of buying a home in Lake Arrowhead in The Woods is lake rights. Lake Arrowhead is a private lake located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California.  Buying in The Woods in Lake Arrowhead means that you can put a boat on the lake and/or trailer one in for the day...
Chase Bank and The Widow: A Success Story   I occasionally go to dinner with a few other widows in my area. I am not a regular attender as for me it's best to move on from these kinds of labels and limitations. I have become good friends with one of the ladies in the group. We share a similar ou...
California Fruit Recall | Wawona Packing Recall  Costco/Trader Joe's  Wawona Packing, located in Central California, has issued a voluntary recall of some of it's fresh fruit. The affected fruits include peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots due to possible contamination of listeria.  Some of the...

Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor

Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
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