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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.



I always let new clients know what I drive....there is nothing worse than everyone hanging out on a street and not knowing if the person in the car opposite is the client you are planning to meet. It makes me feel silly, so I tell people I drive a convertible PT Cruiser in a greenish-gray. But th...
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  I joined my first ever 30-day challenge...and most likely my last. I'm glad I took the challenge because it really did teach me quite a few things: 1) Blogging every day is a real discipline2) Good blogs don't come on a timeline3) I don't have something interesting to say EVERY day More import...
Shhhhh, don't tell my husband....but my next road trip is going to involved his Jeep. My road trip buddy, Cindy, and I head out on the 6th for our annual "Cindy isn't having another birthday" road trip. This year we are adding to our normal romp through Santa Fe. Since all roads lead to Santa Fe,...
  I know you're thinking: "Hey Karen, what are you talking about?" Well...I'm glad you asked. Who are the renters out there right now? It's a new market of former homeowners who are considering a short sale or just walking away. Many calls I get are people trying to determine what they could ren...
Short but sweet post. I had a call yesterday with a SEO expert about my website...I need more traffic and am working on that. She spent some time analyzing what was going on and said one thing my new site needed was more one-way backlinks from related websites. Oh, do I do this? The sug...
  Ironically....Alan (May) has made it clear that he's really not a huge football fan and has never had cheese on his head, I am not a Cheese-Head , and I'm a 49er's fan. Yet we both had a team this weekend in the playoffs, and we both lost....rooting for our home town.         While Alan has bee...
This is a long overdue post. I have a little post that got one little comment....yet is making an impact in my community and in the way I blog in general. Last week I got confirmation that it was working. I managed to get out of the house and hit the local Taco Tuesday with the ladies of Mission ...
I am sick :(! My son was home all week and my husband started groaning about Wednesday. Last night? Me! As a mother, wife and Realtor® I'm supposed to be immune, you never gets sick. But I let it in and slept all of 2 minutes all night (exaggeration....I feel like my husband saying th...
Sometimes I feel like that creepy old man at the park who offers kids candy......"come here little buyer, I have a treat for you." (Shiver) I'm actually just trying to provide you with good service and follow-up. At any given time I'm working with 6-10 active buyers in addition to listings and ac...

Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner

Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
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