The SoCal real estate market continues to thrive.


My Featured Property, 28 Emerald Bay
September 19, 2021
Good morning,
The SoCal real estate market continues to thrive. Though prices have steadily increased this year, interest rates have remained near historic lows and inventory continues to decrease. If you have any questions regarding the market, please reach out. I would love to chat with you about it!
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Information + Updates
Did You Know? The 9 highest paid women athletes in the world are tennis players. I was obsessed with the women’s tennis at the US Open!
Did You Know? The Virgin Galactic flight reached a peak altitude of 53.5 miles and lasted about an hour. Blue Origin’s voyage reached an altitude of 66 miles but lasted just 11 minutes. Elon Musk's SpaceX’s all-civilian flight, which launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida late Wednesday, reached a 363-mile altitude within hours and the crew spent three days in space and just landed last night…. WOW!
Did You Know? A prized and historic ranch in Montana that was listed this spring for upward of $136 million closed in the past week for close to its asking price—a record sum for the state. The property was on the market for only a week. Renowned for its bull elk hunting and trout fishing and featured in the 1992 movie “A River Runs Through It,” Climbing Arrow Ranch spans roughly 80,000 acres—a footprint that’s twice the size of the New York City borough of Brooklyn—spread across 4 counties: Gallatin, Broadwater, Madison, and Meagher. WOW! (Mansion Global)
Did You Know? The Oldest living Married Couple in the world, Ralph and Dorothy Kohler, celebrates their 85th wedding anniversary. They currently live in Indio California. He was just 17 and she was 16 when they tied the knot on Sept. 17, 1935, at the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska. Coincidentally, this is the same small town Mary Dell (my mom) was born and and the same year in which she was born…...
Did You Know? The co-founder of TESLA is now focused on how to recycle all those batteries when they reach the end of their life..... #comingsoon
Did You Know? Maya Gabeira surfed a 73.5-foot wave in February 2020, breaking a world record. Why are we just hearing about it now? Go Girl Go!!!!! Click here...
6 Must-Watch TEDx Talks
In less than 20 minutes each, these six TEDx Talks explore topics like chronic exhaustion, cultural identity, and emotional intelligence, among others. Since its creation in 2009, TEDx’s independently organized events continue to be a platform where people from all walks of life can learn and share wisdom on a variety of different topics with the world.
Around the Sea and Shore
Marine Traffic Control
Reposting because it is just too cool…..Are you waiting for your appliances coming in from across the world on a shipping container? You can now check out traffic of shipping containers in the various ports around the world from your own home….. This is so RAD (yes, I said RAD)
Just Sold
Maura has sold the least expensive house and the most expensive house sold this year in Emerald Bay.
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The Emerald Bay Market
There are currently 4 active listings in Emerald Bay
ranging from $4,485,000 to $15,995,000.

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Maura Short is known for her strong work ethic, broad industry know-how, and passion for architecture, in addition to her extensive network, confidentiality, and moral code. Combined with her wide-ranging local expertise, all of these assets result in favorable outcomes for both buyers and sellers under her care.
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