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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Gone In A Second And Of Being Oblivious Gone In A Second And Of Being Oblivious  It can be said and in all likelihood it has been proclaimed quite regularly: Time Flies.  Here it is the second day of November and many seem to hardly recall where the months have gone.  And we can almost forget ab...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On October 14, 2019, Realtor.com reported that in Pasadena, California median list price was $1,090,000 in September of 2019 gained from $1,069,450 in August of 2019, but jumped 9.0% from $995,000 in September of 2018. While, median sales price for a home and a condo was $906,000 in September of ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Of Course It Is Ten Four  Of Course It Is Ten Four It seems appropriarte(well, at least, to me) that Ten Four should be addressed today on October 4(10-4).   Dictionary.com defines 10-4 as a confirmation or to express affirmation.  You might think of it as "message received" in radio communicati...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  No More Stuff But...     I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.                                                                                 ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
On September 16, 2019, PFAR.org reported that an average list price for a home and a condo was $1,899,676 in August of 2019 rose 3.6% from $1,833,753 in August of 2018; While, median listing price for a home and a condo was $1,249,000 in August of 2019, lower 2.4% from $1,280,000 August of 2018 i...

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)
Comments 6
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)
Comments 2
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...

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