A colleage at my office is uprooting the family and has decided to move to La Morinda. When he told me, I sort of had that blank stare for a moment. Albeit brief, my stare was a dead giveaway that I had no idea where this "La Morinda" was. He politely explained that La Morinda is a colloquialism for a tricity area comprised ofÂ Lafayette,Â MoragaÂ andÂ Orinda. Hence, La-Mor-Inda.
I'm sure that the contributor of theÂ Wiki entryÂ for "lamorinda"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LamorindaÂ would be happy to glean any more useful tidbits for lamorinda. I, for one, still do not know how to spell it. Do I treat it as a derivative from the Latin as I did above in the feminine using "La" followed by "Morinda?" Or, do i just do what they did and let just roll with no spaces as in lamorinda? Let me know.
I do not pretend to know the real estate there either. I consider my self a specialist. I specialize inÂ Fremont,Â NewarkÂ andÂ Union CityÂ real estate hereÂ http://www.tricityhome.com. Although, I or another broker here couldÂ probably pull it off and represent him in lamorinda, (I have sold homes in Disco Bay, Milpitas, Menlo Park, butÂ FremontÂ real estate agents need to keep the best interest of the client in mind. Let the local specialist help them. I did not even have to think twice about referring him to Pacita Dimacali atÂ Gallagher and Lindsey in Alameda. One of her sites is hereÂ http://www.alamedahomefinders.com/.Â I refer all my outbound clients to her.
In spite of all that, I had did some reading about the endeared place up north. It sounds like a nice place to live. Spelling it correctly is just icing on the cake I suppose. He will be missed.
Look for his 5 bedroom 2.5 bath home in Union City coming up on the market soon in the upper 600k's.