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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By pilotman
Your lease most likely has a merger and...

Your lease most likely has a merger and integration clause which provides that the lease is the complete and final written agreement and there are not any other written or oral agreements.

That...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By pilotman
can't believe a guy like this only had $18k to...

can't believe a guy like this only had $18k to his name upon his death.

All that work and a brilliant career....sounds like he was just barely making ends meet.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) In big cities across...

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

In big cities across the country, prospective home buyers are growing increasingly frustrated as rising home prices, tight inventory and stiff competition freeze them out of...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
two more articles posted today about how home...

two more articles posted today about how home prices in certain markets, including California, are surging.

You're faced with all cash buyers, paying significantly more than offering...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Good point. I'm not sure if I would continue...

Good point.

I'm not sure if I would continue rooting for the Tigers or switch to the Dodgers...:dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
thanks Dave330, this is one of the issues i'm...

thanks Dave330, this is one of the issues i'm struggling with. I have lousy winter weather, but no traffic, very little pollution, very low cost of living and very good public schools.

I agree UC...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
The avg home price in La Canada Flintridge is...

The avg home price in La Canada Flintridge is over $1mil so I guess I'm not surprised there is a price war, what difference does 11% make on a $1.5 mil house?

You have to be a baller to live...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Beewang Your experience mirrors what I've...

Beewang

Your experience mirrors what I've been reading. I posted a few links to articles above that show in the past year values have gone up 20-40%

Lots of investors are buying as well. You...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Yes I'm all over the map. But I'm getting my law...

Yes I'm all over the map. But I'm getting my law license in CA and I'm considering relocating to somewhere with better weather and more activities

I've never been to Nor Cal but have been to So...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
CA housing has increased 20-30% in one year, this...

CA housing has increased 20-30% in one year, this explains a lot. Of course that kind of growth is unsustainable so maybe I'll bide my time and swoop in when the bubble pops again.

Last year I...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Ard Ard, You really feel that strongly about...

Ard

Ard, You really feel that strongly about it huh? It ain't worth it for a 39 year old married guy like me?

I really must be missing something because I earn a lot more than the stated...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
such a bizarre real estate market/economy, to...

such a bizarre real estate market/economy, to have people living in $500-800k houses with lousy furniture and driving crappy cars, when they could sell such houses and buy mansions elsewhere...or...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
the other thing that is pretty funny is that,...

the other thing that is pretty funny is that, most of the homes I'm looking at in the $500-$650k price range, whether in Northern California or Southern California (neighborhoods you guys suggested),...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
According to Redfin, a 2 bedroom 1,300 sq ft...

According to Redfin, a 2 bedroom 1,300 sq ft house is $749k :eek:

There were only two listings for properties less than $800k, rest are over $1mil.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
:rofl: I hear ya. But, realistically, there...

:rofl:

I hear ya. But, realistically, there is simply no way I'm going to pay more than, say, $600k for a house.

I simply can't afford it. I work as a lawyer and my wife works and earns...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
I could downsize to a 3 bedroom, perhaps...

I could downsize to a 3 bedroom, perhaps 1,200-1,500 sq ft, not ideal, but then again real estate in Michigan is a lot cheaper than CA and I don't expect to be able to get a 2800 sq foot house. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
AK, I love to mountain bike, riding a Niner MCR 9...

AK, I love to mountain bike, riding a Niner MCR 9 right now. Believe it or not, we have some really nice MTB trails in Michigan, only problem is we can't ride them in the winter!

E36 Phantom, I'm...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
I guess this thread is very useful from the...

I guess this thread is very useful from the perspective of we all, from time to time, consider going elsewhere, but there is no such thing as one perfect place, and its all very unique about what...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
SailinSand, Sorry to bag on Florida schools,...

SailinSand,

Sorry to bag on Florida schools, the Detroit Public School system is one of the worst in the country (but I live in burbs with good schools). Please correct me if I'm wrong about...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Maybe I'll reconsider. My house in upper middle...

Maybe I'll reconsider. My house in upper middle class suburbs is $320k (2,800 sq ft, finished basement, home theater, granite, 4 bedroom on 3/4 acre.

Guess my house here in SoCal would be $1mil....
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
So all hope is not lost? What's with all the...

So all hope is not lost?

What's with all the smiley faces?

Are you guys in the law business?
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Thanks for the realistic assessment dtkw and...

Thanks for the realistic assessment dtkw and others

Dtkw did you leave because of the traffic, expense etc?

I really wonder if the weather and activities make it worth the hassle but there...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
So I guess it's highly dependent on precisely...

So I guess it's highly dependent on precisely where I can get a job then

Seems like a lot of trouble to find an area that doesn't have a horrible commute

Is there any suburban area in LA with a...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
Most law firms are located downtown and some...

Most law firms are located downtown and some elsewhere like Irvine.

Valencia / Santa Clarita seems like a lot of house for the money but not doable commute wise unless I get job that far north.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By pilotman
And what about the other direction, Irvine? ...

And what about the other direction, Irvine?

I'm reading that can be a pretty nice suburb but not sure.

Is there some rail from Santa Clarita to downtown?

Sounds like i5 north south is to be...
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