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The South Bay Is A Great Place To Go Green

A good of friend of mine sent me the following email the other day.
She said, “I am realizing that I am spending less and less time in my car than what I used to. Virtually everything I need is almost within walking distance of my home, which is close to the beach-front. Shopping is a breeze downtown or at The Village Shopping Center up on PCH and Marine Avenue. Upscale stores like Macy’s and other national retail outlets are available as are specialty shops and many one of a kind chic shops.

We have wonderful fully equipped parks, many with tennis courts, basketball courts and other recreational facilities. Even along the beach are park areas with grass, restrooms, etc. for the pleasure of who ever wants to use them. They are well manicured and very well kept and have lush green lawns and trees for that summertime needed shade. I can ride my bike to work and don’t need my car to go shopping; “I think I am going to get rid of the ole gas guzler”.

I am going green all the way ! ” Continue reading

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Public Hearing Proposed Apartment Complex on NE corner of Crenshaw and Lomita

This could be a huge traffic increaser along Crenshaw and Lomita Blvd. Reminder – Public Hearing Tomorrow Mon, night Proposed Apt Complex on NE corner of Crenshaw and Lomita Reminder – What: Public Hearing RE: Proposed 220 Apartment Complex on … Continue reading

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“Hidden” Costs of Homeownership

After your tax write offs it is worth the deed. Add in pride of ownership and homeownership is a must have. However, be aware of the costs that come with homeownership. U.S. homeowners can expect to spend $9,080 per year … Continue reading

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Football in SoCal This Summer

One of the cool experiences in Southern California is watching our college and pro football players start their Summer Camp. USC and UCLA are both starting up. While The San Diego, I mean Los Angeles Chargers are in practice in … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a 1031 Exchange

1031 tax exchange properties have very specific requirements attached to them and this article will focus upon what to look for when searching for 1031 tax exchange properties. To give a little background on the IRS and what it considers … Continue reading

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Navy / Fleet Week in San Pedro

After driving around the hill in Palos Verdes to catch a glimpse of the old lighthouse and to see Donald Trumps new golf course where Marineland used to be, I decided to go visit San Pedro and go onto some of the navy ships that are visiting San Pedro for ‘Navy Week’.
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What a great idea and great success it turned out to be. Thousands of people came and went onto the ships to see our great battleships and our first line of defense. It took hours to get here for those who are not lucky enough to live in the South Bay. Even with the frustrated delays, it was worth every minute we all had to wait. Continue reading

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Home Prices Go Up:The Cost of Waiting

A possible scenario of the cost of waiting to purchase your home. Home Prices

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The Best Time to Sell or Buy Your Home in the South Bay is Today

The market is tight. We need more homes to sell. They get instant attention.

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The Return of the First Time Homebuyers?

A recent blog post from Realtor shows that the housing market is strong nationally and that we recently saw a significant uptick with first time home buyers. “While local conditions vary, the REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index and the REALTORS®Confidence Index—Current … Continue reading

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The Torrance Rose Float Association Prepares for 2018

The Torrance Rose Float Association board members are enjoying dinner with the President Pat Shannley and Laura Seabaugh, Executive Director of the American Rose Society, before the presentation of the Torrance Rose at the Torrance City Council meeting

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