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Tue Jul 11, 2017
Pat Fort answered:
I have a friend who is a veteran, and he is extremely offended that the flags are being used for advertisement, and that the flags are then allowed to rot in place by the people who leave them. I pick up the flag by my mailbox before dark on the day it is put out, so at least it isn't displayed in the dark, and I pick up flags in the neighborhood that are getting dirty. Then I give them to my friend. I think he has them burned as part of a ceremony, as is required by the US Flag Code. If there is one real estate agent I will never do business with in this town, it is the goofball that puts out those flags with her business card. ... more
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Mon Jul 10, 2017
Stanley Goodrich answered:
Great Climate.

Near the Beach.

Great Views of the Ocean

Wonderful restaurants

Local Movie theater.
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Tue Dec 13, 2016
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Thu Jun 2, 2016
Jason Borras answered:
Hello Bern:

I would say that there is an even distribution of ages all throughout Laguna Woods. In my experience, my grandmother (65) was searching for a similar situation. She bought a cordoba model condo inside gate 5 off Via Mariposa East. Her neighbors vary in age greatly but, she has had no difficulty making friends with them all. There are many clubhouses with activities and classes going on everyday and this seems to be a popular place for resident's meet. Also, my grandmother has enjoyed living close to the golf course. The course is beautifully maintained and the clubhouse has a popular restaurant that has great food. I hope this is helpful. I am also a real estate agent in the area. I have held open houses in the community and there has been a large distribution of ages that have visited the open houses. I would advise your mother to research the financial requirements for purchasing a condo and a coop in the community of Laguna Woods. Currently minimum income requirements for purchasing in Laguna Woods is $36,0000/year for COOPs, and $42,0000/year for Condominiums. Buyers are required to also have a minimum of $125,000 in assets above the purchase price of the home. I can help to further explain these requirements as well as the difference between COOPs and Condominiums in person if you like. Please visit my website for more info as well as my contact information. ... more
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Sat Sep 12, 2015
Rachel McLain asked:
October 16-30, 2015. Please contact
me if you will have anything available.
Rachel M. McLain
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Wed Aug 26, 2015
Nicholas answered:
Seal Beach Things To Do
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Fri Jul 10, 2015
Don Clark Realtor answered:
Yorba Linda is not at all what you think it is. The city motto is "Land of gracious Living" It is more rural but close to everything, medical, transportation, schools. Its only about 5 miles from Cal State Fullerton. Places to eat, about 40 miles to Newport Beach, Los Angeles.

It is a great place to live and work. I grew up in Fullerton about 4 miles from Yorba Linda. I went to high school with kids from Yorba Linda. I have an office in Fullerton and I can help you if you need help. I love Yorba Linda, mellow low key, low crime. Home of the Nixon Library.

Best Regards

858 997-3859
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Tue May 26, 2015
Conrad Hodgson answered:
I would highly recommend "Bruce Norris" .... he is incredible!! My clients, including myself, have made quite a bit a money following him. His analysis of the southern CA market is unparalleled. Good luck ... more
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
Caleb Hart answered:
It sounds like you're going to have to ask around. I'm not sure if contractors will be willing to tell you how they got on the list. Maybe you can speak with the organization directly. I imagine they would be willing to help contractors get on the list so that they can better serve customers. ... more
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Sun Apr 5, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
Areas are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than once, then determine where your comfort level can best be reached; don't simply just entertain what other people think or say, another's opinion may not be anywhere near the best thing for you. If schools are a concern, perhaps the links below may be of help...
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Fri Mar 27, 2015
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Kara Calannio - Joan Courtney answered:
I have been see a ton of quartz lately. Here was a good article as well.
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Tue Jan 13, 2015
Vilma Teodoro answered:
It depends on who your insurance company is. You can call your health insurance company and ask them about these kinds of things. It is better to be honest about your financial situation when applying for insurance because you don't want to be fined later. The process of signing up is the perfect time to ask questions and be open. Also, try doing some research on the company's website before you sign up for anything.
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Fri Nov 7, 2014
Gil Wenck answered:
Hello Augie,

I live and work in Newport Coast, and am an expert in the area.

I can privately tell you who owns the property, it's easy to find as its public record. But I guess the real question is why do you need to know? Knowing the answer to that question may help me help you in answering any questions you might have about the property and its owners. Contact me directly on my cell phone at 714-381-2597 and I can help you in more detail.

Thank you,
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Wed Oct 22, 2014
Alia Rabat answered:
you can move to Woodbridge or University Park, These areas are very family oriented and affordable
. If you like to go more up in prices, You can also go to Turtle Rock, You can find more one level homes and it is highly family oriented
Please contact me for any Real Estate Service
Alia @714 728 3339
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Wed Oct 22, 2014
Alia Rabat answered:
I advise to go to University Park, It is a very family oriented neighberhood and you can find an affordable Home That suits your criteria
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Wed Sep 17, 2014
Mickey Kinser answered:
Hi Al, did you already relocate from NYC? If you're still looking, all the areas here are great for families. I would steer clear of street with multi-use, like downtown you will see apartments in between large homes. Although these are great areas and close to the beach it's not as "family friendly" as other neighborhoods. Let me know if you need help finding a home. Thank you. ... more
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Tue Jul 1, 2014
Zeb Plante answered:
There are a couple advantages with getting your home formally appraised by a licensed professional. This will give you a realistic snapshot of what you can expect to get from the sale of your home on that day. It may also shed light on any potential repairs/fixes that will be necessary in order for a buyer to obtain a loan and purchase the home.

The disadvantages of getting your home formally appraised first will be the loss of the upfront money paid for the appraisal, and keep in mind our market is ever-changing so if you wait too long before placing your home on the market that appraised value may not be realistic.

My opinion.... Interview a competent Realtor and let them give you a Free comparative market evaluation. A local Realtor will have a pulse on the market and advise you the best! Good luck to you!
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