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Valter’s Osteria

                          If you have followed my blog page you might remember I wrote a paper on my experience at a wonderful Osteria in Salt Lake City last year.  Well I had an opportunity to be in Salt...

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Sal’s tips to keep your Vacation Home safe!

Among the fastest ways to kill a post-vacation buzz is returning home and discovering your house is in shambles. Maybe a water pipe broke and now you’re trudging through ankle-deep sludge. Perhaps a burglar slipped inside, ransacked the place and gallivanted away with your most valued possessions. Or it...

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HOUSE HUNTING TIPS

When it comes to buying a home there is nothing like the search for that perfect piece of property. Once you have your lending secured, then its time to partner with me your Realtor® to finally move forward and begin viewing homes. For most people this the greatest part...

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Assembly Bill 139

What Is Assembly Bill 139? On September 21 of 2015, Assembly Bill number 139 was approved by the Governor of California and filed with the Secretary of State with regards to the creation of “revocable transfer upon death deeds” (RTDD) that would facilitate the non-probate transfer of real estate....

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New Home Construction @ PGA West

Yes, New Homes are now available at PGA West. In fact, there are 2 projects currently underway.  One project is called “Signature @ PGA West” This one is a cluster of 230 homes offering 1 and 2 story attached and some unattached homes. Ranging in size from 1471 sq ft to 3471 sq...

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Truly Authentic Italian Cuisine

Trattoria.  Recently I wrote about the different types of Italian Restaurants and how the restaurants name usually defines the restaurants style and presentation. Last week I had the opportunity to be in Boston to attend a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.  This was after we had visited our...

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Ever wonder why some restaurants are called Bistro?

Ever wonder why some restaurants are called Bistro, others Bar & Grill and/or simply Restaurant. In Italy, Restaurants are usually called, Ristorante, Trattoria and sometimes Osteria. In Italy, the name defines the service and type of restaurant you are considering. A Ristorante in Italy offers a more formal presentation....

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