Thoughts On Real Estate And Other Things I Care About

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Real Estate Broker - 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.
Waiting For The Right Home   When you work in real estate long enough, you eventually become convinced that the right home is waiting for each buyer. There has only been one time when I worked with a buyer whose attitude was "this will work." Most of the time the buyers feel that they waited for ...
Posted about 2 months ago
Homeless to Housed   One of my favorite transactions was also one of my first. Sometimes when we are new we don't realize that we are attempting the impossible. This was one of those times.  I was working the desk (that should give you an idea of how long ago this was) and I got a frantic call f...
Posted about 2 months ago
I've been known to move too fast. I'm sure that's hard to believe. I have got to believe that someday I'll slow down, ah who are we kidding? But sometimes we are forced to slow down, like when I sprained my ankle recently. About a month ago I was showing a home and that darn "seller controlled l...
Posted about 2 months ago
This past weekend I was privileged to attend the Graduation of these fine kids. They have been together since 8th grade and have all achieved at least the Bronze Congressional Medal for Youth. While this is an individual achievement, as members of the National Leadership Council sponsored by Adv...
Posted about 2 months ago
My One Million Year!   This is it! 2014 is the One Million Year for me. Maybe not a million dollars, but definitely a million points. I can hardly believe I'm saying that out loud.  I remember that I happened onto Active Rain in 2008 by accident. I knew I needed to get onto the Internet and ther...
Posted 3 months ago
Homeowner's Association Dues....yuck I get it, we all hate paying extra costs in addition to our mortgages, taxes and insurance, but then again..... No kidding people this home exists! And I'm sure you realize that the hearts are my addition. Can you imagine living next to this? or across the st...
Posted 3 months ago
Resolutions vs Goals   We're going to hear a lot about New Year Resolutions this week. We already are. It seems to me that the first two weeks of January are a sort of penance for the last couple weeks of December. Typically in December we eat too much, drink too much, sleep too little and spend ...
Posted 4 months ago
Kids! Back Away From The Facebook....It's Mine!   I hear the the kids of the world are "so over" Facebook. They don't want comments and "likes" by their parents, and grandparents.  Fine! That works for me! Did I originally get onto Facebook to watch my kids? Yes...but not because I don't trust t...
Posted 4 months ago
HOM Sotheby's, A Luxury Brand For Your Lake Arrowhead Listing   Lake Arrowhead is a private lake located in the local mountains of Southern California. Unlike it's other mountain lake communities, the private access provides the homeowners quiet enjoyment. I've been a vacation resident for 15 yea...
Posted 4 months ago
帮助我的中国说起​​客户找到一个家在南加州   我不会说中国话。我很愿意并且已经采取了类的中国普通话在当地的社区大学,很多年前。我爱的语言,并已采取法文,俄文和一点西班牙语为好。我很不擅长学习语言......但这种努力是存在的。   我喜欢旅行,并在1981年这可能是我最喜欢的旅行到过中国。 1981年的中国不象今天的中国,这是在时间上的特殊时刻,我真正体会到能看见。   南加州是世界上一个可爱的一部分,我发现我越来越有中国公民购买住房和二手房在这里我的工作。有好几次我已经走近谁讲中国与他们合作,帮助他们的客户代理等。虽然我不会说的语言,我有协商交易,我在这个地方市场客户的专业知识。许多...
Posted 4 months ago

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A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me!

Author Bio: Karen Fiddler has been a Realtor for...