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Do you know who the White House Decorator is? The answer is: Santa Monica, California's own Michael S Smith. - 01/29/09 02:05 AM
We are living in a Recessionary Period, the Major Lending Institution, Automaker, overall the entire country and the rest of the world is struggling to stay financially solvent. We have a new president who is focused on trying to make a major turn around in the Housing Market, Healthcare, and Education...you name the subject. Last week the White House appointed Michael S. Smith to decorate the living quarters of the First Family. This has generated analysis by the Washington Post, CNN and then a delayed analysis by the Los Angeles Times.
What will be done? Will there be a toned (8 comments)
Best Friends Animal Society spreading the word on Venice & Marina Del Rey Beaches. - 01/22/09 02:11 AM
I wrote this post last year. Then I notice today's Featured Group on Active Rain, wow did not even know this group existed. So I am reposting this word for word with adding this introduction as well as a picture of Best Friends Animal Society's advertisement. The housing slump hurts more than just people. Animals suffer from the housing market downturn and current economic times too. If you happened to read the LA Times on Saturday, December 6, 2008, the Home Section (Section F) was entitled The Pet Issue. On the front page of Section F was a picture of Baldwin, a (12 comments)
A January day at the Beach! An 80 Degree day in Marina Del Rey, CA. - 01/13/09 03:31 AM
Well here it is beginning of January, 2009; I have seen the weather reports on the East Coast, freezing, wind chill -10 degrees. Yes, I remember those days, since I lived in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. People ask me what is the attraction to Southern California? Why do people gravitate to Southern California? My answer is easy, it is the climate. I have decided to relax this Sunday, not work until late afternoon. This is a luxury I do not often experience. We went for a late breakfast early lunch to the best breakfast place in Marina Del Rey, Café (6 comments)
When you think of Skiing, do not just think Colorado, Utah or the East Coast. Here in Sunny Southern California, there are many opportunities to ski, if you desire. For your convenience I would like to pass this on. I am not going to list The Sierras, nor Tahoe. Just Southern California;
Bear Mountain 800.BEAR-MTN www.bearmountain.com Buckhorn Ski 714.537-5999 www.orgsites.com/ca/buckhorn Mount Baldy 909,982-0800 www.mtbaldy.com Mountain High 888.754-7878 www.mthigh.com Ski Sunrise 760.249-6150 www.skiwrightwood.com Snow Summit 888.SUMMIT-1 www.snowsummit.com Snow Valley 909.867-2751 www.snow-valley.com Cal Trans Road Conditions: 800.427.7623 If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real (4 comments)
As I mentioned in my previous Market Report (#5 Part I) we shall do an analysis of 2008 and how it fared with 2007. The numbers are in. So let us look at the statistics. From January 01, 2008 to December 31 2008 we had 195 Condominiums that were sold. The most expensive sale was $2,600,000 directly on the beach, not a penthouse a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom under 2000 sq ft Condominium. The least expensive sale was $280,000 for a studio with one bath approximately 450 sq ft of living space steps from the beach. For the same period (6 comments)
Marina Del Rey Real Estate Market Report #5 (December2008) - 01/02/09 12:52 AM
Well here we are 2008 is in the history books now. Last night as I stopped in to visit one of my clients to wish them a prosperous New Year, they informed me, that we even "added an extra second" to 2008. I am sure it did not help with last years numbers. As promised last month, I will do the Market Report in two parts. Part I: the statistics for December and Part II will be a comparison of 2007 vs. 2008 numbers. Part II is more an analysis and clarification of Fact vs. Fiction. Too many people have been (1 comments)
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