Alamitos Bay (Long Beach, CA)
By Brian Brady, 858-777-9751
(San Diego VA Home Loans/858-777-9751)
I was in a bit of a funky mood today and I couldn't figure it out.  I posted on Active Rain for the first time in over three years; I was trying to drop a backlink for a post on my San Diego mortgage blog.  Bob Stewart reached out to me, over the summer, and invited me to start posting here again but I waited until today.  Why?Laurie Manny, of Long Beach real estate fame, my dear friend, died four years ago today.  Maybe her spirit drew me back here.  Laurie was one of the original Active Rain bloggers and, along with Rich Jacobson, one of the first volunteer moderators on the network.Rather than give you a lot of stories about Laurie (there were plenty of them--she was a pistol). I"ll share an interview I did with her back in 2008:
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
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By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Home-Buyers, the Real Estate Market in Long Beach, CA. “it’s as good as it gets”! Home-buyer, jumping in the Real Estate Market today, “is timing the Real Estate Market spot-on” This is an excellent time to buy a home, “TheLong Beach, Real Estate Market offers the greatest Southern California Beach living/homes next to the best prices seen in years. Mortgage rates are most likely at the bottom, home prices are down so this is a great time to be in the Real Market. You can’t time the Real Estate Market any better;  interest rate continue to stay astonishing low, but buyers looking down the road the interest may creep-up a tiny bit after June. The second half of the year may see a slight rise in rates; I can’t see it moving more than ¼ of a point! Take a look for yourself  at extraordinar...
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By Kirk Mulhearn
(Prudential California Realty/Gem Mortgage)
Long Beach, Ca.  After President-elect Obama's aggressive speech about how the government needs to intervene quickly before the United States slips into a tail spin that, "we may not recover from," and begins to detail the multi-trillion dollar bailout plan that he plans to implement, one begins to wonder how we can go from only 45 days ago when the Government announced that not only were we in a recession but we have been in it for over a year!, to well what looks like the Depression of 1932.  This is mind-boggling and troublesome; nevertheless, many American Families are truly, "distressed."  When moves made by the Democrats to have Bankruptcy Judges empowered to readjust mortgage payments, combined with the fact that 10% of all mortgages are in default (that's approximately 5 million...
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