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  • It's A Gray Area: Correcting mistakes of Prop. 13

    This column has already discussed the "sacred cow" issue of Social Security, and I have not (yet) been run out of town, so summoning up all of my courage, I will now turn my attention to a discussion about correcting the mistakes of Proposition 13....
  • City Life: I'm not going far

    Last month, I accepted an offer to write a weekly column for the real estate supplement that is included with the Daily Pilot each Saturday. That supplement also appears in newspapers stretching from Seal Beach to San Clemente, which gives me a...
  • Councilor votes for colleague

    COSTA MESA — Councilman Jim Righeimer's former campaign manager has been appointed to the city's Parks and Recreation Committee. Ethan Temianka was approved, without discussion, on a 4-1 vote. Councilwoman Wendy Leece dissented. The 27-year-old is...
  • To sell home this summer, prepare now

    We can start 2011 with a few assumptions on which most real estate analysts will agree. First, mortgage interest rates will rise, probably to 5.5% or up to 5.7%. As I wrote last week, that is historically cheap money. Second, home prices will increase...
  • A Bird's Eye View: Where the smart money will go in 2011

    Editor's note: Veteran Newport Beach real estate executive Tom Iovenitti, who used to pen a column for View magazine, has agreed to contribute columns to the Coastal Real Estate section. This is his first. Remember me? I'm still around, still actively...
  • Real estate company manages to grow

    Real estate company manages to grow
    COSTA MESA — When Cameron Merage was a 22-year-old Sacramento State University graduate, he told a professor that he wanted to go into development. "He told me, 'You're too young to do development, why don't you go into the sale of real estate?'"...
  • Costa Mesa's Pacific Premier takes over failing bank

    Canyon National Bank of Palm Springs, weakened by troubled commercial real estate loans, was closed late Friday by federal regulators who said its three branches would reopen Saturday as part of Pacific Premier Bank. Pacific Premier, based in Costa Mesa,...
  • Laguna Woods group endorses Bob Rush

    The Laguna Woods Democratic Club has given its support to 74th Assembly District candidate Bob Rush, according to a news release this week. "We are proud to endorse Bob Rush for the state Assembly," club President Linda Nearing said in a prepared...
  • Mitt Romney coming to Newport

    Mitt Romney coming to Newport
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney plans to attend an evening fundraiser in Newport Beach on Friday. Organized by a Romney fundraising committee, the private cocktail reception at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort is expected to draw...
  • Jergler: New Realtor group president named

    Maria Elena Banks has come a long way from when she was a little girl growing up in Caracas, Venezuela, the descendant of a famous general and former president of Mexico. In the U.S., she's gone from working to eke out a living in real estate as a...
  • Newport developer Donald Koll dies

    Well-known Newport Beach resident, developer and philanthropist Donald Koll has died. Koll, a stroke survivor, suffered a heart attack over the weekend and died Tuesday, according to the Orange County Register. He was 78. Koll founded The Koll Co. in...
  • Jergler: Real estate experts share predictions for 2012

    Editor's Note: This is a two-part story forecasting real estate experts' top predictions for the market in 2012. * Perhaps sometime between now and Dec. 21, 2012, will be beginning of the end. In fact, some think the end is already here, and they...