We all have easy access to a wonderful resource in the middle of our local Sherman Oaks neighborhood. The VNSO park boasts a great path that cuts thru the middle of the park or goes around the perimiter. It has been well market and measured. The surface is nicely maintained and level. It is a great way to get outside and be amongst many of our freinds and neighbors.
A short Lap is about 1/2 Mile
A Full Lap around the entire route is about 1.3 miles
Blair Thompson is a Real Estate Broker Associate with Wish Sotheby’s International Realty
The second annual 5k Walk/Run fundraiser wil take place on October 14, 2012 in VNSO Park, Sherman Oaks. This walk is staged to honor the memory of Connor Lynch and to raise awareness and promote the safety of runners, pedestrians, cyclists and young drivers. Last years event was a huge success. Join your freinds, neighbors and the local community in this great cause.
On October 19, 2010, Conor Lynch was killed by a hit-and-run driver while training with his cross country team. He was 16 years old. Conor was an incredible son, brother, student, athlete, and friend.
Get more information at http://www.inhonorofconnor or http:www.active.com .
Now available on Blair4Homes.com. 3 different ways to search for homes for sale.
1) direct one time easy search by address (click here) Just driving by a house and want the listing information. This is a great way to get the stats you want. Quick and Simple!
2) An ongoing notification of listing you may be interested in (click here) This service, ListingBook, is a powerful way to actively search for homes that meet your particular needs. This service, unlike many others, has a direct, live link to the MLS so the data is almost immediately updated. You can change the search parameters as often as you like. This is also a good way to keep track of happenings in your local neighborhood. Find out who is selling and for how much. Set the parameters for you neighborhood and this program will work for your into perpetuity.
3) A Smartphone App (click here or scan QR code with smartphone) This app will use your phones GPS to locate all active listings and open houses in your vicinity. You can request more info or a showing which will be sent directly to me for follow up.
BOA goes on massive Overseas Hiring Binge to replace “laid off US workers”.
The US spent Billions bailing out the banks from a mess that they created with sub-prime mortgages, risky investment strategies, and overcompensated executives. So giving thanks for that bailout BOA fired most of the US call center, it cannot be to a lack of need considering the huge number of foreclosures (which are very labor intensive), the very lenghty and convoluted negotiations involved in short sales, and the extremely more difficult to obtain loans. Continue reading
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My newest favorite site or source of entertainent/education/information. Ted talks is a non-profit organization which endeavors to “bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).” I have found the talks to give me: Unexpected connections. Extraordinary insights. Powerful inspiration.
The speakers come from every walk of life: the famous movie director J.J. Abrams speaking about the subtle moments of movie making, Jil Bolte Taylor – A Harvard Brain Researcher who had the ultimate research opportunity suffering a stroke herself, to the poignant John Hodgeman who brings together the existence of Aliens to falling in Love. Continue reading
I sold a house in the Sherman Oaks Area the week before the New Year holiday to a buyer who was going to demolish the house. It was just down the street from my own home. The house had been previously owned by a guy who was obsessed with “slasher” and “texas chainsaw” type movies. So much so that he had made a few flicks himself at the house Continue reading
Come visit the event to be at, to be seen at, to be heard at in Sherman Oaks this Memorial Day at the VNSO Park. Music in the Park May 27, 2012 Sunday 4 pm – 6 pm.
At 14201 Huston Street, Sherman Oaks, 91423 (Just North of Riverside, West of Hazeltine)
Featuring Horace Heidt’s Big Band Foundation, Addmission is free. This is a very speical tribute to American Legion Post 193 as well as all the others have served protecting America’s way of Life! For more information call 818=995-6827.
Be sure to bring a blanket or lawnchair for this evening of great music, dancing, even a dance contest leading up to a cermony to honor our war veterans on the Memorial day 2012 at the VNSO Park.
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Toluca Lake Open House Sunday May 20, 2012 2-5pm
Great Toluca Townhouse for sale at 10752 Hortense call Blair 818-414-4144
10752 #2 Hortense Avenue, Toluca Woods CA for Sale
2 Bedroom 3 Bathroom, 1,502 Sqft, Private Garage
Custom designed luxury townhome in famed Toluca Lake! Newer custom design feels like you stepped from the pages of Architectural Digest. Continue reading
Word has it that President is slated to visit the Studio City home of George Clooney on May 10, 2012 to attend a party. This could have far reaching affects on Studio City and the surrounding areas of Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake and even Beverly Hills. The largest impact possible is the complete closure of the twisty turny hilly Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the major artery thru the canyon between Hollywood Hills and Studio City. Of course this will put extreme pressure on Coldwater Canyon and Beverly Glen which pass between Beverly Hills and Sherman Oaks. Other impacts will be a complete no fly zone over the area as well as shutting down the Fryman Canyon walking path as well as the parking lot at the bottom of that park which may be used for one of the security staging areas. It is sure that secret service will be crawling all over the very tony Fryman Canyon Area as well as all the surronding areas. Judging from past visits from the President this could have impacts on nearby 101 freeway as well as the storied Mulholland Drive which has scenic overviews of both the San Fernando Valley as well as the “West Side”.