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Reflecting on the past 2 years in Real Estate

Here we are….December and time to frenetically juggle too much shopping, too many parties and too many obligations. That’s exactly what’s it’s felt like in the Real Estate Market for the last 2 years! Too little homes for too many buyers. Decisions had to be made in...

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The Joy in Thanking

Last weekend my wife and I attended a very fancy wedding, probably the most extravagant event we’ve ever attended in our lives. The setting was elegant, the food was absolutely delectable, tens of thousands of white roses lined every walkway, violinists greeted our...

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Leaving California

An interesting article from the Orange County Register showing what a real effect the pandemic has in the mass exodus out of California. This is why we created California Exiting Services, so to help family, friends, and clients be able to find quality agents and...

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Leadership

Leaders, like media outlets, are a distribution point or “Source” for good info or bad info. Truths or Untruths. Good influences or bad influences. For much of our last 50 years in American Politics, we have not always chosen men and women of great moral character to...

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And The Auctioneer Says… Going, Going, Gone!

And The Auctioneer Says… Going, Going, Gone!

(But that auction hall is about to empty out...) I’ve done real estate for coming up on 20 years now, and I’ve never seen such a raucous crowd of buyers for our listings. Last year, our listings averaged 13 offers on each one, and after the bidding wars, ended up 7.7%...

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10 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Feb 2022

10 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Feb 2022

Hi,  Hope all is well. The day after the Super Bowl is held here……… …is too late. The housing market is clearly beginning to calm down. While it will remain a “Seller’s Market”, there at least appears to be some buying opportunities over the next few months. I’ve been...

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ORGANIZING OUR IGNORANCE

ORGANIZING OUR IGNORANCE

“A good forecaster is not smarter than everyone else, he merely has his ignorance better organized”   How does one “predict” what is “going” to happen --- they really can’t. The more knowledge one has in an area (in this...

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An Inspirational Biography – George Muller

An Inspirational Biography – George Muller

George Muller: A Man Who Built Orphanages by Prayer "The children are dressed and ready for school. But there is no food for them to eat," the housemother of the orphanage informed George Mueller. George asked her to take the 300 children into the dining room and have...

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Budgeting for Your Benefit

Budgeting for Your Benefit

There are a million myths out there about budgets, making the word into somewhat of a "four-letter" category. But Budgeting is not something that holds you back (Myth #1) nor is a ball and chain (Myth #2) ⛓👨‍⚖️ Budgeting is something that you control, and that you...

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