October 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Betty Parakkal is sponsoring a free seminar for people interested in purchasing real estate, on November 6 at Bully’s East Prime-Bistro Sports Bar on 2401 Camino Del Rio South in San Diego, CA 92108. The general public is invited to attend the seminar, which will include free beer, wine, beverages and appetizers.

Parakkal will be sharing her experience in real estate and the mortgage industry to cover topics ranging from housing related laws, purchasing guidelines and financing options, to real estate investing, processes and trends. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to meet with my friends and neighbors, answer questions and discuss all things real estate,” said Parakkal.

Parakkal offers a well-rounded insight into her clients’ transactions. A San Diego resident for over 10 years and a former educator, she is particularly knowledgeable about the region’s school districts, neighborhoods, service providers and options for entertainment.

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October 17th, 2014 at 10:00 am


It’s no secret that home prices and school ratings have a correlation. Homebuyers with children or plans to have them want to buy a home in an area with good schools. This trend drives up home prices in those areas, meaning buyers pay a bit more for homes in highly rated school districts.

A recent study by® showed that the most popular cities and schools were viewed using the site’s “search by school” feature. The study found that millennials were less likely than any other age group to compromise on school districts during their home search. This trend indicates that many current buyers in the real estate market are looking to start a family in their next home or that they already have young children.

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October 16th, 2014 at 10:30 am

While the idea of traveling on a yacht says luxury without trying, not every builder can pull off gorgeous luxury design quite like Benetti, a specialist in private luxury and super yachts. The longstanding tradition of Italian craftsmanship is seen in every detail of each yacht’s development. Benetti has been in business since 1873 and built close to 300 yachts. It’s safe to say this team knows how to merge innovation, style and quality. (more…)

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October 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm


Agent Sarah Robinson is teaming up with her parents to support the Special Olympics of Southern California’s annual Fall Games, which will be held December 13 and 14 in Fountain Valley and Irvine. The director of entertainment and ceremonies for the games for 15 years, Robinson volunteers alongside her parents, Jim and Rhonda Dusa, also residential real estate specialists.

“My entire family acts as one big volunteer unit for the games throughout the year for both the Summer and Fall Games,” comments Robinson. (more…)

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October 15th, 2014 at 11:00 am

October 18, 2014 8:00 PM

Santa Monica CA

Elyse Walker presents the 10th annual Pink Party®, hosted by Jennifer Garner and Rachel Zoe. The event benefits Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. This annual charity event is all about celebrating life, honoring women, fashion and friendship with a glamorous, unforgettable evening, including a major fashion show featuring top designers: ADEAM, Barbara Bui, Belstaff, Chloé, J. Mendel, Giambattista Valli, Lanvin and Reed Krakoff. For more information, sponsorships or to purchase tickets, please click here.

Event details provided by Angeleno.


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