Scott Spindel

SCOTT SPINDEL

YOUR CONEJO VALLEY REALTOR

The Music and Movies of SXSW 2015

Mar 04, 2015 in Sports/Entertainment . 0 Comment

The Music and Movies of SXSW 2015

The 29th edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival is here with more events than ever before. SXSW 2015 is widely considered as the world’s leading music industry event. This year the music festival will start on March 17 and run through March 22. It will feature musical performances from over 2,000 regional, national and international acts. The music festival follows the SXSW Film Conference and Festival which celebrates its opening night on March 13. The film festival runs for 9 days. 

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Facebook Helps Users Plan Technology Afterlife

Mar 02, 2015 in Tech . 0 Comment

Facebook Helps Users Plan Technology Afterlife

Most people don’t think about what will happen to their online accounts after their death. With the expansion of the digital world, creating a strategy for your technology afterlife isn’t just for extreme planners. Maintaining your digital legacy may involve some careful planning, but it is something that everyone must eventually face. Facebook is helping users confront this reality by changing the way accounts are handled after death. This latest step means that Facebook is joining Google and a growing number of companies in helping people deal with the inevitable. 

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Cleaning Tips for Cold and Flu Season

Feb 27, 2015 in Lifestyle . 0 Comment

Cleaning Tips for Cold and Flu Season

Unfortunately, once a cold or flu virus has entered your home, it will do it’s best to attack the whole family. At some point, you and your family will be exposed; there’s just no way to avoid it. This is especially true if you have little ones at home. However, there are a few things you can do to defend yourself against those nasty germs. Proper sanitation is the key to staying healthy and keeping germs at bay. Learn how to properly disinfect your home and defend your family against those dreaded seasonal viruses. You’ll also find out what areas and items in your home need the most attention in order to stave off sickness.

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The Legality of Employee Testing

Feb 25, 2015 in Business/Finance . 0 Comment

The Legality of Employee Testing

Is it legal to require your employees to take certain tests? The answer is a qualified “yes.” It’s only kosher to administer these tests if they’re professionally developed and pertain directly to the employee’s job. Read on to learn more about the types of testing you can use and their applications.

Drug Testing

It’s generally legal to use drug testing for applicant screening, but the rules change once the person has actually been hired. Restrictions and exemptions vary by state, so it’s advisable to check with your state’s department of labor before administering a drug test to employees. A typical exception might include vehicle drivers, such as those who operate buses or semi-trucks, or people who may be directly involved in a workplace accident.

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First Things to Do in Your New Home

Feb 23, 2015 in Homeowner . 0 Comment

First Things to Do in Your New Home

Everyone goes through the same basic steps when moving into a new home. Unpacking and arranging your belongings is an intuitive process. In the hustle and bustle of moving, it’s easy to overlook steps that are important but not as obvious. Use this checklist to organize your move-in and get the job done right.

Change the Locks

Securing your new residence is top priority. You don’t know how many people have a key to your place, who they are, or when they’ll show up. Call a locksmith or tackle the job yourself as soon as you get the keys. If you’re renting, be sure to check with your landlord first.

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Aviara Real Estate

2555 Townsgate Rd, #200
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Scott Spindel
Direct: (805) 418-2543
Email: scott4home@gmail.com
CalBRE #: 01830553