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Real Estate Agent - John Aaroe Group - CalBRE 01274989



 This event is a blast, I went last year and had a great time!  Nearly half a million Halloween revelers will descend on Santa Monica Blvd. on October 31, 2010, for the 23rd annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval, once again comprising the largest Halloween celebration in the world. Arr...
I have to confess, my main reason for purchasing a hybrid wasn't because of the environment, I was looking for ways to save money in this tough economy and my Volvo lease was expiring soon.  I observed what other people were driving and noticed there were at least a dozen hybrids in my office pa...
 Here in Los Angeles, assuming (hah!) everything has gone well and/or any problems have been resolved by all parties, the last week of an escrow transaction usually involves tying up loose ends.  The loan documents are signed by the buyers, listing agents scurry to get termite clearance and retro...
    Did you know that Los Angeles is the fifth most haunted city in the United States?  How about this for something different to do for Halloween, courtesy of Out of the Box Events:  Halloween is more than just costumes and parties, and this weekend, spooky scavenger hunts offer Angelenos a chan...
     A bit of information that you might like to know about:  We have friends here in our community and one of their sons is an entomologist (insect expert), and has been telling them that there is an epidemic of bed bugs now occurring in America.  Recently I have heard on the news that several ...
I joined Ralph's Pay it Forward group a few days ago and thought, this will be a no brainer because opportunities always present themselves throughout the day for a good deed to be done, but I have to say, not much is coming my way so far.  Yes, I stopped my car in the street to let a lady drivin...
About six months ago, I listed a beautiful Tuscan style property.  Tastefully decorated throughout, it featured an atrium, a beautiful swimming pool, a guest house and ..  a stripper pole.  Potential buyers and open house visitors would tour the home and ooh and aaah at the decor and furniture an...
     I might be the last one to know about this, but I just found out that the time-consuming dragging, dropping and pdf. saving involved with Docusign is no longer necessary.  If you use zipForms and DocuSign, follow these steps and you'll save so much time: For initial set up:  1. Go to the Zip...
  I woke up around 4.30am this morning and the first thing I did was check my Blackberry for an important e-mail I was expecting.  Then the cold reality hit me, I was an addict!  Looking back, it started innocently enough; many of my colleagues had Blackberrys and I could see how it increased the...

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