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By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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Do you know what a "Wind Farm" is? A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used for production of electric power. Individual turbines are interconnected with a medium voltage power collection system and communications network - Wikipedia I was interested to read that New York...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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These are the 10 States with the highest levels of adult obesity, according to a 2007 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1.   Mississippi, 32.0 percent2.   Alabama, 30.33.   Tennessee, 30.14.   Louisiana, 29.85.   West Virginia, 29.56.   Arkansas, 28.77.   South Carolina, 2...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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"Oil prices fell steeply Thursday, extending this week's decline to more than $14 a barrel, as natural gas prices tumbled and a report suggested that the United States may be establishing a diplomatic presence in Iran" - CNN Business News It appears that the US Government is finally taking concre...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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"The California Supreme Court has cleared the way for Californians to vote in November on whether to ban same-sex marriages in the state." " The court on Wednesday denied a petition to remove the initiative from the state's general election ballots. The unanimous decision was handed down without ...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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With the failure of Indymac Bank we should all be reminded to check that our money is adequately insured. The FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) insures bank deposits of up to $100,000 and up to $250,000 for funds in retirement accounts such as an IRA. Brokerage products are not FDIC in...

By Robert Leighton
(Sotheby's International Realty)
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West Hollywood is finally swinging into action for its city park's overhaul after deciding on an architect.  The new architects will be Pugh & Scarpa Architects, Inc. The architects were approved for phase I for the city's 25th Anniversary Capital Improvement Campaign by the city council.  The $2...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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What type of personality do you have? A friend sent me an interesting little quiz which determines "what type of sports car you are" based on your personality. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of this test, but it's fun neverthless. Apparently, according to the test, I'm a Ferrari: "You've got it ...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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JUNE 2008 CONDOS: Median Price: $585,000  Average Selling Price: $657,400 Average List Price: $687,343 Therefore, Average Sales Price was  95.6% of List Price Lowest Price Condo Sold: $375,000 Highest Price Condo Sold: $1,150,000 Number of Listings Sold: 30 MEDIAN SALES PRICES: May 2008 - $519,00...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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Markets are driven by two human emotions: Greed and Fear. In the height of the Stock Market technology boom everyone who had access to a Brokerage Account was buying stock in companies they knew nothing about. Without worries, the stock prices increased and they made money without thinking ... un...

By Robert Leighton
(Sotheby's International Realty)
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West Hollywood , California is getting a new building to complete the triad of Pacific Design Center buildings.  The first buildings were designed by Pelli and Gruen Associates while Charles S. Cohen will be developing the new building, called the Red Building . If you need office space, then you...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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  Best wishes to my fellow ActiveRainers  for a happy, healthy and relaxing 4th of July. I'm off to Jamaica (Montego Bay area) for some much needed rest and relaxation. It's been a difficult 6 months so far this year. With that in mind I plan to relax, eat some great food and drink wonderful cock...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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I absolutely love pizza - so I decided I needed to find the "Ultimate Pizza in Los Angeles". After eating at many, many pizzerias from Hollywood to Santa Monica, I am happy to report that I have finally found the most delicious, most flavorful, best crust, tastiest ingredients, and overall satisf...

By Stewart Penn - BRE# 01339266, Stewart Penn - Associate Broker
(Windermere Real Estate - Palm Springs)
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In 1997 there was a brilliant movie called "Wag the Dog". It was billed as "a comedy about truth, justice and other special effects". The storyline was how a Washington spin-doctor could distract the American people from the issues at hand, and divert their attention to a "controlled subject". "T...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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The annual Playboy Jazz Festival (the 30th this year) at the Hollywood Bowl is a hugely popular event. With a terrific venue like the Hollywood Bowl in the entertainment capital of the world, how can you go wrong? The festival features two days of both well-known and lesser knownbut up-and-coming...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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As a property owner and resident of West Hollywood, I am proud of the significant and important role the City has, and continues to take in the advancement and protection of equal rights for all Americans. Effective June 17, 2008 the City of West Hollywood will begin to issue marriage licenses an...

By Stewart Penn - BRE# 01339266, Stewart Penn - Associate Broker
(Windermere Real Estate - Palm Springs)
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In life, there are three kinds of people: Those that make things happen; Those that watch things happen; And those who wondered what happened. Independent Brokers make things happen! In the current market environment it's not always easy to stay motivated, focused and enthusiastic. We are continu...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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I have been responding to a Blog -  The New Real Estate Agent by Ralph Odierna - and decided I'd like to moderate this subject at further length, hence this Blog. I've operated as a Realtor out of some of the biggest National Real Estate offices in Los Angeles. After carefully considering the ben...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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LA Pride 2008 - West Hollywood, CAWest Hollywood is proud of its dynamic gay and lesbian population and it shows at the annual Christopher Street West LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. The two-day festival celebrates diversity and culture with booths, food, exhibits, and performances. The parade on...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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With Oil prices reaching all-time record highs and gas prices rising on a daily basis, it's worth taking a look at whether anything happened over the last decade that may have averted our current dilemma. Two significant factors come to mind: (1) The continued transfer of oil to the Strategic Oil...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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Winston Churchill was one of the greatest orators of all time. With just a few carefully chosen words he made profound statements. So the words one uses obviously matter. I remember a Rabbi who once said: "Keep your words soft and sweet, because one day you may have to eat them". How profound was...

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