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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 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.

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2009 

I woke up to a beautiful Southern California day. We've been having some Santa Ana Winds the past few days and the sky is crystal clear. One of the local activities in Mission Viejo is taking a walk around our lake. It is a 3.1 mile stretch that gives beautiful views of the lake, the mountains an...
01/31/2009
I talk to many buyers who show some hesitation when writing an offer. I think they are worried that they will be stuck with this home, and are trying to make a decision about such an important purchase in the 15 minutes they were in the home. How can anyone be expected to do that? Buyers need to ...
01/31/2009
I talk to many buyers who show some hesitation when writing an offer. I think they are worried that they will be stuck with this home, and are trying to make a decision about such an important purchase in the 15 minutes they were in the home. How can anyone be expected to do that? Buyers need to ...
01/30/2009
This is a scary time for many homeowners...and there are so many advertisements offering help....for a price. There is one free avenue for information, your real estate agent. Don't be afraid to call one! Real estate agents are professionals in this industry and believe me, they are informed abou...
01/28/2009
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This is a completely self-indulgent post! Sorry! I have so many thoughts and ideas wandering around in my head. Amidst all the news reports and horror stories we hear in the office, I also hear some great ideas! This is why we are all on this site, sharing ideas and getting ready for the next boo...
01/27/2009
One of the most common questions we get when working with Laguna Beach Buyers is about the listing statement "as-is." This is one of the most frequently misunderstood comments in the listing description. Most people assume that when an offer is given on a property advertised "as-is," that you hav...
01/26/2009
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I just have to comment on my Lakers! Wow...what a great start to this year! This is the record I expected with our "Dream Team" of Shaq, Kobe, Gary Payton, Karl Malone and Fisher. Who knew this team was on the horizon when that one broke up. After Phil left and the rest of them, I thought we were...
01/24/2009
Hi all, I'm enjoying my second cup of coffee and watching the rain clouds float over the mountains. The rain has been heavy at times and the sky is beautiful! I know so much of the country has had some real weather the past few weeks, and the bad news for you is I guess this storm will get to you...
01/24/2009
I know that this market is unusual, confusing and frustrating. The good news, many "agents" who were really just order-takers have had to leave the industry. This should leave a group of experience, committed agents left to help you. This is a positive step for our market...more experience means ...
01/23/2009
Hi all, Is anyone else finding that banks are not acting rationally any more on short sales? Used to be someome who take a look at a situation and make a logical, business decision...."is this better for the bank than the alternatives?" Not anymore, I guess! Now it seems like they are trying to p...
01/23/2009
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