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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Why Would You Give Up Your Commission?   The Active Rain Daily Drop today had a post by David Dion in which he makes the case for giving some portion of our commission/income to worthy causes and heroes. I think that charity and giving is a critical addition to my lifestyle. Giving back to those ...
10/16/2014
Fresh Water Anywhere | Seychelle Water Filter Bottles   Today is The Great California Shake Out 2014! There are many ways we can prepare for the eventuality of a big earthquake, providing fresh water for us and our family is one of the most important. When my son traveled to Peru a few years ago,...
10/16/2014
The Great California Shake Out | October 16, 2014   Here it is again, The Great California Shake Out 2014. All across California, schools, businesses and families will use the day to practice reacting to a large earthquake.  Living in California, it's not a matter of if, but WHEN the next big qua...
10/16/2014
Laguna Beach Playhouse | "The Year Of Magical Thinking"    Joah Didion's wonderful book "The Year of Magical Thinking" touches my heart. Writing about her journey after the death of her husband, she illustrates the ups and downs of forging a life alone....forward.  Her play is now being presented...
10/15/2014
Lead Conversion or Lead Conversation   I have been in some form of sales my entire life. No....seriously! When I was in girl scouts I sold more cookie boxes than had ever been sold by one person. My dad sent me door-to-door in my city with a map that I could highlight so that I knew I had covered...
10/15/2014
My fellow Realtor in Newport Beach, Sharon Paxson, wrote a good post about fun Halloween things to do in Orange County. Enjoy! Southern California has a lot of spooky things to do!  Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches near Newport Beach | Halloween Activities near Newport Beach Happy Halloween!!! ...
10/13/2014
Facebook Quiz Obsession - Friday "Just For Fun"   I joined Facebook back in 2008 without any idea what it was. My son was going to China for 6 weeks on a school trip and I asked him to send me pictures and updates. He told me to join Facebook and I would see them all. Huh? Now, I love it! I have ...
10/10/2014
Yes I Took Your Buyer! No That's Not A Violation!   Sales jobs are such a funny thing! While people whine and moan about "salespeople" they love to use us. Some times they use us to negotiate great deals for them. Some times they use us to negotiate away our income. The public seems to have a fir...
10/10/2014
Traffic-Jam-In-Chief Comes In Los Angeles 10/10/2014   I know that Presidents need to travel, and when they do it's a traffic nightmare. I will say, as a Metro Los Angeles resident, I cringe when I hear this....our traffic is bad enough already. Yesterday President Obama came to Southern Californ...
10/10/2014
Mission Viejo Soccer Club U15 Boys - After Their Tragic Loss   Yesterday these young men learned the hard way what it means when we say "life goes on." After losing 3 of their team mates last weekend, they met on the practice field to continue playing the sport they all love. Most of these boys h...
10/10/2014
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