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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  An Appreciation Of Accounting Of All Kinds An Appreciation Of Accounting Of All Kinds  It may seem a little odd but I've been called worse than odd at times.  I digress.  I didn't expect to find an appropriate quote from a British composer when I went on a search for some pithy words on the sub...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Sequels Of Many Sorts  Sequels Of Many Sorts I have been thinking. Recently I saw a marquee on a movie theater announcing the showing of the classic 1949 film Adam's Rib starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn.  I had other plans so seeing it again wasn't an option but that moment provided...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  On Engineering     On Engineering  There is much to like and even admire about engineering.  The exactness of it. Perhaps it is the idea of problem-solving to the extreme that makes it a bit intriguing. The scientific and technological aspects.  Seemingly so exact.  Or is it?   The solution and...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 A Bit Of San FrancisoArrived In Pasadena This Week...    A Bit Of San Francisco Arrived In Pasadena This Week... After some time away I ventured to my post office box this week and in it among junk mail and assorted  miscellany, I saw a hand-written envelope with a San Francisco postmark.   Insi...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On August 12, 2019, PFAR.org reported that an average list price for a home and a condo was $1,901,612 in July of 2019 rose 5.1% from $1,808,553 in July of 2018; While, median listing price for a home and a condo was $1,299,000 in July of 2019, higher 3.9% from $1,249,950 July of 2018 in Pasadena...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 On Reciprocity   On Reciprocity The word and the concept has me thinking.  Once again.  It's a word and a concept that I have known for a long time.  I distinctly recall hearing about it again when joining ActiveRain.  The importance of reciprocity.  The why.  The whens and the hows.  Much of th...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On June 10, 2019, Realtor.com reported that in Pasadena, California median list price was $998,000 in June of 2019 slightly down from $999,000 in May of 2019, but unchanged 0.0% or from $998,000 in June of 2018. While, median sales price for a home and a condo was $908,000 in June of 2019, rose 6...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Ah To The Ides Of July     Ah To The Ides Of July  Perhaps it's a case of being dissatisfied as merely the seventh month of the year.  Or maybe July has an inferiority complex-of-sorts about being known as not much more than the place where the United States holds its Independence Day celebrati...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Maybe It Was Some Crossed Wires     Maybe It Was Some Crossed Wires   Although I thought I knew the meaning of the idiom I checked the definition of "crossed wires" in The Urban Dictionary to make sure.   I found it to be or become confused, mistaken or mentally disordered(about something).  An...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  On Being Civil  \ On Being Civil   This is not a political post. But I guess it could be construed as such if your mind works in that way.   I think of the reach far beyond that particular world and more of what happens closer to home.  In our own backyard.  And around the corner.  The topic of...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 0
In June of 2019, PFAR.org reported that an average list price for a home and a condo was $1,792,583 in May of 2019 lower 9.4% from $1,998,453 in May of 2018; While, median listing price for a home and a condo was $1,277,000 in May of 2019, down 1.7% from $1,299,000 May of 2018 in Pasadena, Califo...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Breaking The Ice   Breaking The Ice   This term may have different meanings around the country and during certain times of the year.  But I was pondering things while going through some questions in the ActiveRain Q&A section recently.   While answers often depend on the details of a situation,...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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In May of 2019, PFAR.org reported that an average list price for a home and a condo was $1,823,230 in April of 2019 down 4.2% or from $1,902,291 in April of 2018; While, median listing price for a home and a condo was $1,277,500 in April of 2019, higher 1.8% from $1,255,000 April of 2018 in Pasad...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  And The Subject Was Roses   And The Subject Was Roses   The other day arrived with the sound not of a gentle pitter-patter but somewhat more intense. Definitely not a light rain or just a drizzle.  In Southern California we have experienced more precipitation than usual and most of us are grate...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  On Adaptability    On Adaptability  I assume we can each appreciate the importance of adaptability in our lives.  A quick look at the Internet shows us this definition from Oxford Dictionaries that adaptability is the quality of being able to adjust to new conditions.  Easier defined perhaps th...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Something Like Mondegreen    Something Like Mondegreen   I don't know how it happened.  I mean I can't point to the exact moment or the specifics of the most recent example.  Mondegreen is the word(as defined by Merriam-Webster online) used to describe the mishearing or misinterpreting of words....

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Kickback Friday: we were visiting Vroman’s and look what we saw at the door…. Most of you who read my blog post know that Diane just got back from Boston, MA. We had some errands to take care of and after it we decided to go to Vroman’s  our favorite book store in Pasadena. At the same time, we t...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Click Here For The Answer    Click Here For The Answer   Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer.  Let us not to seek to fix blame for the past.  Let us accept the responsibility for the future.                                                        ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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In April of 2019, PFAR.org reported that an average list price for a home and a condo was $1,803,807 in March of 2019 dropped 6.1% or from $1,920,908 in March of 2018; While, median listing price for a home and a condo was $1,200,000 in March of 2019, down 0.4% from $1,250,000 March of 2018 in Pa...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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As I mentioned in my previous Post, this Investor client wanted to know what the demographics were in Pasadena before she was ready to buy some Investment Property. Now with that said, I did some research and at the same time felt this would be a great Blog Post to share for others as well.Lookin...

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