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.
It's National Breakfast Month-Chorizo Bread Pudding   September is National Breakfast Month. I love breakfast, not always at breakfast time, but definitely consider savory breakfasts a treat.  The challenge is that all the flavors I love also seem to be found in heavy foods. My favorite? Chicken ...
Spell Check? Grammar Check? Just For Fun!   I'm a writing snob! I admit it! It pains me to read poor writing. I had the great fortune to have had a wonderful English teacher in high school who taught us how to write. He gave me my love of writing and encouraged our creativity. To this day I physi...
Sold! One Day Of Showings For Over List Price Want a great investment? Consider creating and flipping a Vacation Rental near Disneyland. I've helped my clients find properties to use as Vacation Rentals. With professional management, this investment can be income producing immediately and then on...
The Heat Is Here Southern California   The heat is coming So Cal! This weekend is going to be a scorcher. September is always a hot month for us, but this is unusual. Temperatures as high as 110° in some areas of the Valley and Inland Empire. It's important to treat this seriously and protect you...
3 Feet For Safety Law Going Effective Sept 2014   On September 16, 2014 California's new 3 Feet For Safety Law will go into effect. The new law requires that drivers traveling the same direction as bicyclists give them 3 feet of space when passing. If this is not possible, then drivers must slow ...
Hey, He Got A Haircut!   I had a Skype call last night with my college. What a wonderful thing. Last night was a typical Sunday Night Dinner at my parents' home. We don't make it every week, but certainly more often than not.  I miss having all my kiddos there. Then something wonderful ...
Investors-Think Outside The Box For Big Return   Investors are always looking for new opportunities! Big return often is associated with big risk, but this doesn't need to be the case. One proven business model can reap about a 50% return in a couple short years. Interested? I've been helping inv...
My Street Is Flooded-Oh No! Now don't worry, my home is in no danger. The flooded street is Karen Drive in Encino, California. The news is reporting that due to a water main breakage, Karen Drive has been flooded and has caused quite a bit of damage.  I'm sure you can see that I relate to this st...
Gotta love my job! It's a hot day in Southern California....100°! I'm sitting in a new listing of mine watching the 49ers on the TV and greeting fans. We don't have a football team in LA, so the Niners are really popular. Oh sure, there are the Charger people and a few Raiders throwbacks, but I ...
Instant Exposure For Your Post-Tweet It The whole point of our blog posts is to have them read, right? If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, did it make a noise?  Well it's the same for blog posts....if a blogger posts a piece and no one reads it, did it make an impact? Of course not...

Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor

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