marina del rey ca: Thanksgiving Dining at Shanghai Red’s in Marina Del Rey, CA - 11/19/11 02:10 PM
Thanksgiving Dining at Shanghai Red’s in Marina Del Rey, CA
Again if you do not want to shop, prepare and cook for a week before Thanksgiving Day. Then a great alternative is the Thanksgiving Day Feast with complimentary champagne at Shanghai Red’s.

Thursday November 24th from 10:00am to 8pm you can enjoy roast turkey, mashed potatoes, candied yams, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Their version of the traditional holiday buffet features a carving station with roast prime rib, leg of lamb and roasted ham. Then there is the sushi station and not to forget the variety of hot entrees including chicken, … (25 comments)

marina del rey ca: Bouillabaisse-Marseille-France-Legendary Fish-Stew-Soup - 10/23/11 02:18 PM
Bouillabaisse-Marseille-France-Legendary Fish-Stew-Soup
When you think of Marseille what comes to your mind? Mischief, Sailors, Debauchery, Vice, Vulgarity and of course Bouillabaisse, Marseilles is one, if not the oldest city in France. The history of this seaport city goes back to the days of Julius Caesar and Pompey. Marseilles has weathered time and has become outside of Paris a   Cultural Center. This is not the Marseilles of “French Connection” fame.
Enough digressing let me give you what you really want:  The World Famous Bouillabaisse ala Endre Barath Marina Del Rey Style. Since I do not want to insult, the great Seaport and … (31 comments)

marina del rey ca: Discover Marina Del Rey, CA Sunday October 9th 2011 from 11:00am to 4:00pm - 10/03/11 09:06 AM
Discover Marina Del Rey, CA Sunday October 9th 2011 from 11L00am to 4:00pm
 
Come join this community and family-oriented event. There will be live music, marionette shows. Inflatable’s, rides, games arts and crafts.  Harbor Kayaking, Pumpkin Patch, and Much Much more.
 
Discover Marina Del Rey Day will be at Burton Chace Park, which is at the west end of Mindanao Way in Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Admittance to the park is free. The purchase of a $5 wristband gives the guests’ access to all the attractions in the park.
 
Event parking is available for $8 in the County … (0 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey Parasailing in Marina Del Rey, CA - 09/09/11 10:46 AM
Marina Del Rey Parasailing in Marina Del Rey, CA
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to Para-Sail? Wonder no more, there are very few sports outside of a handful that will give you the most breathtaking experience ever.
Parasailing is one of those sports. The Marina Del Rey Parasailing takes you out in a boat and let you soar up to 500 feet above the beautiful Marina Del Rey Coastline also known as the Pacific Coastline.

 
The best part is you will see the views of Venice Beach Boardwalk, Santa Monica Pier and the Malibu coastline … (7 comments)

marina del rey ca: First Time for Everything: Thank you Active Rain. - 05/27/11 03:16 PM
First Time for Everything: Thank you Active Rain. As I was reflecting I wanted to say a few heart felt,thank you words.
Let me give you a little history: on August 28th 2008 I wrote my first blog post http://actvra.in/bvZ it was nothing spectacular and went under the radar of most of the Active Rain Community as well as the Readers of Blogs on the Internet. I was very proud of it, since it was one of my favorite Restaurants in Marina Del Rey, CA.  Café Del Rey http://cafedelreymarina.com Georgina Hunter from Maui, Hawaii http://activerain.com/mauihunter welcomed me as a new member … (12 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for February 2011 - 03/05/11 12:18 PM
Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for February 2011
Most of you, who read my Market Reports know that I am a big proponent of the Theory that Real Estate is local, Not only local and more so there are Micro Markets within the local areas. At the same time you have to look at the Housing Trends not only for the local but the larger picture as well.
If you take all that into consideration the probability is very likely that you will make the right decision about buying or selling.
Now with that said let us look at … (20 comments)

marina del rey ca: Have you noticed the changes? Old Jack in the Box vs. New Jack in the box? - 02/07/11 01:27 PM
Have you noticed the changes? Old Jack in the Box vs. New Jack in the box?
Well for some of my readers the answer is yes others might be wondering what is Jack in the Box? Well for those who are not local. Jack in the Box competes primarily with fast-food chains such as McDonald's, KFC and Taco Bell. They have a larger variety on their menu: for example egg-rolls, tacos, breakfast burritos and ciabatta burgers. Then they have seasonal items such as Philly Cheese steaks, teriyaki chicken and rice bowls.
Anyway about half the country is familiar with Jack in … (21 comments)

marina del rey ca: The Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for January 2011 & Economic Commentary by Endre Barath, Jr. - 02/04/11 02:31 PM
The Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for January 2011 & Economic Commentary by Endre Barath, Jr.
The Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for January 2011.
Before I go and give you this market report I would like to let you know, just in case you have not been keeping up with the news. Two of the nation's largest mortgage lenders have raised their minimum required credit score by approximately 20 points.
What does this mean to you? The answer is as follows: 1. it will be harder to get a loan, 2. it will be more expensive … (3 comments)

marina del rey ca: This is a Post about discovering Cupcakes Couture of Manhattan Beach, CA - 01/09/11 04:29 PM
 This is a Post about discovering Cupcakes Couture of Manhattan Beach, CA. Please allow me to tell you the story of how we discovered this great place in a roundabout way.

Today I decided to take a day off from Real Estate, so Diane and I drove to the Blue Water Grill in Redondo Beach, CA.  Some of you know about this great Seafood Restaurant. If not please check it out next time you are in the neighborhood.  So a late lunch or early dinner was on order.(See my post about it:  http://endre.activerain.com/post/1706032/the-blue-water-grill-redondo-beach-ca ) We did not eat desert and … (43 comments)

marina del rey ca: Wordless Wednesdays: Heidi Dreaming of Beach Life! - 10/13/10 02:46 PM
This is an older picture  of Heidi, before we moved to Marina Del Rey. Heidi lived in Century City, CA and as you can tell she has been dreaming about an Ocean View Home for a long time.
 
  If you are a consumer  who is considering buying  or selling  a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 (USA) or email me at homes@endrebarath.com  or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com  Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I contribute … (27 comments)

marina del rey ca: Not the everyday Labor Day Weekend at Venice Beach/Marina Del Rey, CA - 09/06/10 11:57 AM
 Not the everyday Labor Day Weekend at Venice Beach/Marina Del Rey, CA
Not the everyday Labor Day Weekend at Venice Beach/Marina Del Rey, CA .  I am accustomed to the usually very crowded event. I remember hundreds of people circling, looking for parking spaces as they were trying to avoid paying a fee for parking.  This year I did not see that.  So I decided to take a stroll and walk to the beach to see what was going on?
I found the beach vacant, hardly anyone out there. I understand the Weather Forecasters missed their predictions. They said there will … (13 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey Condominium Market Report for Month of August, 2010 - 09/02/10 10:01 AM
Marina Del Rey Condominium Market Report for Month of August, 2010
Well here we are it is September 2, 2010; the months just keep flying by. We have had a busy year up to now. Many pundits had given contradictory information and made headlines in many of the National and Local News outlets.
I have been saying all along Real Estate is local. One needs to look at the trends nationally as well as locally. I monitor three micro pockets of the West Los Angeles Real Estate Market very closely and find that they are all different month to month.
So … (2 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey Summer Concerts at Burton Chace Park - 07/18/10 09:31 AM
Marina Del Rey Summer Concerts a must visit destination.
 Last night the Marina del Rey Summer Concerts, headlined Florence LaRue and The 5th Dimension, at 7pm in Burton Chase Park 13650 Mindanao Way. If you do not know the name you must be young, since their song "Up, Up and Away" was just the other day in 1967. This song put The 5th Dimension on the World Map.
This was the first of the free Saturday Summer Concerts, if you are interested who else will be performing you can call 310.305.9545 or check out  this link http://www.cardiffstudios.com/bin/MDR-2010%20SummerConcerts%20Brochure.pdf
Burton Chase Park offers numerous … (2 comments)

marina del rey ca: Speechless Sundays: Dougy" I will guard the wine with my life" - 07/18/10 07:26 AM
 As most of you know me I am an Animal Caretaker and supporter of Animal Rescue Groups and also a wine connoisseur. This shipment was sent from  an Austrian  Winery via Hungary. Who said" four legged children"  are not like their "two legged parents". Look for your self.

 If you are a consumer  who is considering buying  or selling  a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 (USA) or email me at homes@endrebarath.com  or visit one … (10 comments)

marina del rey ca: What does it take to be a Realtor? I am considering it - 07/17/10 08:48 AM
What does it take to be a Realtor? I am considering it. 
What does it take to be a Realtor? This morning I was going thru my e-mails and there was an e-mail from someone who reached out to me and wanted to know what my views were. He stated that .... I am considering relocating from Minnesota to Los Angeles, CA.
Once I established that he has not been in the Real Estate business outside of his own purchase, this is what I wrote to him. Let me know what I forgot to mention.
I find that as long as … (20 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey, CA. Condominium Market Report for the Month of April, 2010 - 06/01/10 08:47 AM
Marina Del Rey, CA Condominium Market Report for April 2010. As you have gathered I have been extremely busy with buyers and sellers during the past month, hence a bit delayed still interesting, In light of the fact that the media outlets are still talking about March's statistics.
There were 134 Active listing during the month of April. The least expensive Condominium  for sale was for a one bedroom one bath 870 sq ft of living space for a mere $318,000. Hard to believe we are seeing Condominiums South of $400,000. Then on the other direction the most expensive on the … (0 comments)

marina del rey ca: Speechless Sunday April 11,2010 - 04/11/10 07:13 PM
Speechless Sunday, April 11, 2010

 
 
Douggy & Jack are watching El Nino Rain. I know you guys always here me say it is 70 Degrees and Sunshine. Not tonight it is pouring down.
 
 
 
If you are a consumer  who is considering buying  or selling  a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu. Feel Free to give me a call at 310.486.1002 (USA) or email me at homes@endrebarath.com  or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com  Your Pet Friendly Realtor. I … (14 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey,CA Condominium Market Report for March,2010 - 04/06/10 07:12 PM
Marina Del Rey,CA Condominium Market Report for March,2010. Well the Spring Home buying season is upon us. Major League Baseball had its open games already. So with that let us see how the Marina Del Rey home buyers decided as well as the sellers.
The inventory appears to be comparable. For the month of March there were 141 active listings. There were only one more than the previous month.
Now properties in Escrow had a dramatic down turn for the month of March, from 79 properties there was an unbelievable drop to 20 properties in Escrow. Of the 20 Condominiums in … (2 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey,CA Market Report Part #2 (2009 Summary) - 01/05/10 08:12 AM
There are some very telling numbers and graphs to support the activities in the Marina Del Rey,CA Market Report Summary for 2009.
As I mentioned earlier I have never seen such an active November and December as this past year. The numbers are here to confirm that. There was a 286% increase over December of 2008. How about that for people being too busy with the Holidays.

The graph above shows you The Number of For Sale Properties by Month. Very interesting how little inventory we have for sale.

Equally telling is the Supply & Demand by Month. Inventory … (0 comments)

marina del rey ca: Marina Del Rey,CA Condominium Market Report Part #1 (2009 summary) - 01/02/10 09:51 AM
Marina Del Rey,CA Condominium Market Report Part #1. (2009 vs 2008 summary and comparison)
As I previously indicated the Information will be detailed and very interesting.
 My first chart is the Median Sold Price by Month comparison. December 2008 vs. December 2009. The median Sold price is down by 12%. This in the big picture, what we went thru, a tumultous 2009 with the economic and real estate meltdown is very suprizing. I was expecting just like many of you to be worse.
 

So to recap the  December 2008 the Median Sales Price was $544,000 and in December the Median … (2 comments)

 
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