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Wrestling over the numbers to determine a home’s price can be a challenge.
There’s the price the seller hopes beyond hope he can get. And there’s the buyer’s initial offer price. That’s usually different from the price he’s actually willing to pay for the house.
There’s also the price the seller’s listing agent believes the house should be listed for. That’s usually different from what the listing agent believes the house will actually sell for.
To close this seemingly insurmountable chasm, the sellers usually come down a bit from their dream price, the buyers come up a tad from their low-ball offer,
Corona del Mar’s football team entered its scrimmage Friday night at Huntington Beach with a duel for its coveted starting quarterback position.
The candidates are seniors Nathaniel Espinoza (dual threat, 5-9, 185) and Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks/St. Francis transfer Erik Zimmerman (spread, 6-0, 180) and sophomore Ethan Garbers (spread, 6-0, 170), brother of former CdM star Chase Garbers, now at Cal.
The position is desired because Corona del Mar features some of the best wide outs in the county, including Tae Le and John Humphreys, who caught a TD pass.
“We’re OK playing all three of them
From Las Vegas to the Ivy League.
Edison quarterback Griffin O’Connor charted a new recruiting path Friday when he committed to Yale, just days after decommitting from UNLV.
O’Connor is a huge get for the Yale program. The Bulldogs also feature sophomore-to-be wide receiver Garrett White from Edison and former Sunny Hills defensive back Malcolm Dixon.
O’Connor’s commits is reminiscent of the commitment early in summer of well-known QB Brevin White of Paraclete to Princeton.
O’Connor, the reigning Sunset League MVP, passed for 3,600 yards and 37 TDs last season to help lead Edison to the CIF-SS Division 3 title.
APPLE VALLEY — The center that supports customers of the town’s new energy program fielded 14,843 calls between February and August as residents sought answers to questions about their electric bills and Apple Valley Choice Energy (AVCE) itself, according to official data.Additionally, 2,005 residents decided against AVCE before an April 1 launch that made the town the default electric provider for the region’s third-largest municipality. That equates to a 7 […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170818/apple-valley-choice-energy-prompts-thousands-of-customer-calls?rssfeed=true
A unity rally got underway near Main Beach in Laguna Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 19, a day before a planned “America First! Electric Vigil for the Victims of Illegals and Refugees” event is to be held in the same area.
The “From Charlottesville to Laguna Beach: We Stand Together” rally drew a crowd of about 350, according to a police estimate.
The gathering was hosted by Indivisible OC 48, Indivisible OC-CA 46, the Laguna Beach Democratic Club, Together We Will Orange County, Women for American Values and Ethics and Orange County Justice Collaborative.
“It’s a rally to support peace, love and equality,”
Trader Joe’s will mark its 50th anniversary with celebrations in its stores today and Sunday.
The celebrations will include special product tastings and giveaways. A limited-edition 50th anniversary reusable bag will be available for 50 cents.
Trader Joe’s introduced its first reusable bag to customers 40 years ago.
The first Trader Joe’s store opened on Aug. 25, 1967 in Pasadena on Arroyo Parkway, which remains in operation. The chain of grocery stores that combines basics like milk and eggs with hard-to-find items like avocado citrus yogurt and vegan mocha nut lattes has 467 stores in 41 states and the District of Columbia.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/19/trader-joes-marks-50th-anniversary-with-product-tastings-giveaways/
Not everyone blasts it out of the park when it comes to making a profit on a home sale. The cyclical nature of the housing market and having overpaid in the first place are among factors that can leave some sellers upside-down on a property.
This week’s offerings include a rapper who has had plenty…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hotprop-newsletter-20170819-story.html
Adam Levine won’t be coming home to Beverly Crest anymore. The Maroon 5 frontman and his wife, model Behati Prinsloo, have purchased an estate in Holmby Hills for $18 million.
Designed by architect Caspar Ehmcke and built in 1966, the French Regency-style home sits on more than an acre of grounds…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-hotprop-20170819-story.html
History has a way of pushing its pursuers down rabbit holes, especially small-town history wherein everyone is connected.Such is the case with early Victorville and so too with this column, which was originally designed to compare the coming Cracker Barrel restaurant to the opening of the Safeway grocery store in April 1941. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170817/this-desert-life-from-turners-to-safeway-or-vice-versa?rssfeed=true