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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Wordless Wednesdays: well sometimes you need help to get up the couch when your back hurts. Holly is very appreciative of Salli's gift. 'Thank you very much' says Holly.On a side note I did some checking and Diane & I appreciate it too. Also our bank account appreciates it too:) Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real es...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
What does a Pumpkin Patch conjure up in your mind? For me a Pumpkin Patches conjures up children playing and parents introducing them to having Fall Fun. Creating Jack O’ Lanterns, bringing the family to the various fun locations.Lucky for children and families in Los Angeles there are many opportunities to enjoy  Pumpkin Patches. There are Pumpkin patches in  Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Culver City, Torrance, and West Hollywood just to name a few.Homeowners in my  neighborhood love to decorate their front yards, their steps and porches with pumpkins. I have seen some homes in Beverly Hills that have bales of hay and  corn stalks and pumpkins that will compete with some of the Pumpkin Patches people bring their children to. In all fairness there are some Pumpkin Patches that have eleva...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
I love October, it is one of my favorite months of the year.  Not only is it my birthday month it is the beginning of Fall, temperatures start to cool, we usually do not need to run the air conditioner every day as the temperatures are extremely comfortable.  Here in Southern California, we can enjoy crisp morning temperatures that warm up to comfortable afternoons before the evening chill.Some Realtors start focusing on the holidays right about now which I find a bit premature.  For the past 24 years, Fall has been my busiest season.  Why and how is that possible?  The answer is easy, I continue to answer my phone, and promptly reply to texts and emails.  Buyers and sellers appreciate that.The serious buyers and sellers are still out there, and they love the fact that there is less com...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Speechless Sunday: Sunbathing on an early afternoon ... living in Los Angeles seldom do we need to put the Air conditioner on, hence the cats are loving getting the Sunshine via the open door. Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Ang...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
I have been remiss to give you an update about the puzzle. As of October 17th Diane began deconstructing the puzzle. She was a bit emotionally attached, but decided to have her friend try to put it together....I anticipate a competitive spirit with her friend trying to do it faster than Diane did:)Needless to say it took a while to disassemble it. Not as long as it was to put together never the less it took a couple days:)Hope you enjoyed the story of the puzzle!  Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can hand...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Just Sold: 8289 Grand View Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90046 another vacant lot sold on Grand View Dr. Los Angeles, CA. 90046.  In case you are interested I have four more Land Listings on Grand View Drive, two different sellers.Please reach out to me one has a great deal of information the others are three lots next to each other. Build one or four home.... Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are consi...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Wordless Wednesdays:   Corn Chowder aka Chowda  .... this recipe is a take off and modification of Jasper White's Recipe from his Cook Book 50 Chowders.If you are interested in making this, please  let me know and I can share the recipe! Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury bea...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Crazy English: Oh boy I can relate to this one. FYI one of our Active Rain friends recently posted about this very subject. So with that said I had to grab the book that has been sitting on top of all the other books waiting  for me to read.... (Keep in mind I had the book since 1989). I guess it is never too late to pick it up for the second time. Interestingly, then to boot I had cut out an article in 1996 that Ann Landers wrote and was inside the book. Well see for yourself...Ironically I had a Yellow Sticky Note, from the last time I picked up the book to this quote:..."In 1750 Phillip, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, wrote, in a letter to his son, "One false spelling may fix a stigma upon a man for life" If Lord Chesterfield's chilling dictum is true all of us are stigmatized, for who...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
For the past seven years our neighbor across the street has been flying 8his Dodger's Flag. Well after all these years we broke down and got our own flag.No it is NOT a Los Angeles Dodger's Flag. it is a Boston Red Sox Flag are you surprised? NO!!!!!!!!Neither was our neighbor:))) May the better team win.... hopefully no Cheating Scandals this time....  Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are co...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Having the right tools in any profession is critical for success... Having been a Realtor for 27+ years, I managed to keep up with the newest and best tools of the trade. I started out with an office phone and a secretary taking messages. Then graduate to beepers, suitcase phone etc. Now having a smart phone that has everything would be difficult to imagine living and working without.Now with that said I have been wanting to improve my kitchen skills and have been telling Diane I need a better way to slice and dice my vegetables. Look what she surprised me with yesterday:)))Now how long do you think it will take before I try it out and use it???  Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Rea...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
In case you missed it: 2840 N Paradise DR LOS ANGELES CA 90032 huge price reduction! Seller is motivated to sell!Directions : W. HUNTINGTON DR/S. TELLURIDE W. FOREST PARK DR/N. AMETHYST CT Remarks : Do you want bragging rights? How many can say they live in Paradise, well if not in Paradise how about on Paradise Dr.???Fantastic opportunity to build your dream home with panoramic views! Close to DTLA, Dodger Stadium, 10, 710 & 101 FWY, Pasadena, Cal State LA and USC Med Center. One of the gentler flat to down sloped lots, it is a terraced lot and at one time had a structure on it. Take advantage of this great gentle down sloped lot on a paved street. Reach out to listing agent for a plat map. Seller may consider financing.  Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your c...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Some Days are easier than others, there are positive  explanations we might just not know why...Today was a relaxing and easy day for me when it comes to Real Estate. The stars were in line  to give me an easy day. So, what did I do? Very little if you asked me… The noise and the chatter around me were muted by my classical radio station that I have been listening to 24/7 for decades.Yesterday I went shopping for great food. Diane asked what do I want to do for dinner? She was prepared to take me out, meaning that she would cook.I heard horror stories about upscale restaurants being understaffed and over worked. Translation mediocre to lousy service, average food, and expensive prices. Hence, I opted not to do that, instead I wanted to stay home and make our own meal.Keep in mind, mothe...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
 As a Realtor in Los Angeles I often go on listing presentation, yes being in the business for 25 years in the local market this is not unusual. I was given a referral lead where the client was considering listing and selling her home.Well I got there and she informs me that there was an agent that told her that he had a buyer who missed out on many opportunities because they got out bid....Now with that said I was asked what the value of her home was, I was about $25-$50k above the offer price. I could have had the listing if I used Real Estate Poetry and said their house should be listed $150k above the price... but I did not.  So with that said who will get the listing? Stay tuned. No I did not get the job yet... time will tell    Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forwar...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Holly and I walk our neighborhood twice a day... sometimes we see wonderful and happy events other times we are sad what we see. Well you tell me with these photos....I am sure our friends Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD  would feel the same way as Holly and I did. Love to hear their input. Now this one was heart wrenching for me to see not alone to post...WHY? I just want to go knock on their door and ask WHY??? The trees must have been there 50 years or longer. The shade they provided was keeping Global Warming in check.... I hope it is not because of SB9 & SB10.... Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estat...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
 Many people all over the Globe are not familiar with ‘Columbus Day’. Reason being, it is a U.S. holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492, and Columbus Day 2021 occurs on Monday, October 11. So, someone who came to the United States from a Communist Hungary, I always loved celebrating Columbus Day. After all, it is the holiday honoring Columbus’ achievements  coming from Europe to the United States.Many people are not aware that Columbus Day was unofficially celebrated in several cities and states as early as the 18th century but did not become a federal holiday until 1937.So with this historical Trivia wishing you a Happy Columbus Day! Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledge...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
 The puzzle is finished!!!!!!!!!! Fifteen long days later.... I have been meaning to write this post for a while. There were two things that held me up Diane and Jill were not working at the speed and then when they finished I got busy. So with that said, please check out the picture and if you missed the previous posts I am including them in this post... Sort of like a Fall  progression of the changing of the colors that our friend  George Souto  would do. This is the progression of the puzzle.Just to refresh your memory this was the beginning:))Jill and Diane have been working diligently for the past 15 days:))So without any further delay let me congratulate Jill and Diane to finishing the puzzle: Just to be clear it was a 1000 piece puzzle and Diane and Jill worked hard, in all fairn...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
The last book store... how fun it was to stop in and browse at the books and the book artwork.... life was simpler than now....The Last Bookstore  Downtown Los Angeles, CAWishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, We...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Holly and Willey are tired of us eating o TV Trays... They are asking : When is the darn puzzle going to be finished? They want order restored:)))   Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Update on the progress of the puzzle.... due to a lot of inquiries I wanted to give you a quick update. Diane and Jill have been working diligently on the puzzle. Needless to say work has slowed the progress down...Needless to say if you compare it to the previous post a great deal of progress has been made...My question is are you ready to make guess what percent is still unfinished?:)))Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
8289 Grand View, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Accepting Backup Offers...     Endre Barath JrMobile:310-486-1002 Office Phone:310-777-7800 Email Address: homes@endrebarath.com Lic#: 01238708 Office Name:     Property Information Panoramic Canyon and mountain views in historic Laurel Canyon. Build your read home or build for spec. The seller has a great deal of information and even renderings. Save time and money, since the soils report, the survey and the slope studies are done. Street to Street lot. Here is a fantastic opportunity for the savvy buyer. Email agent for the information.       General Information County Los Angeles Zip Code 90046 MLS# 21750198 Property Type Land Zoning LAR1 Status Active Under Contract     Additional Features      Directions From Sunset Blvd head North on Laurel C...
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