Hey Guys! Is 2017 the year you finally pull the trigger and buy a little piece of LA? Not sure if you should keep renting or buy a house? We have had historically low interest rates for a while now, but the are starting to creep up. Now would be a great time to start moving in […]
Yay! Very excited for my client who just closed on this mid century fixer in Silver Lake. It has a butterfly roof and was designed by the Jo Paul Rognstad, who was a student of Whitney Smith and influenced by the case study homes. It has sweeping view of the Silver Lake reservoir, the observatory and […]
HOW PROPERTY TAXES ARE DETERMINED Property taxes are governed by California State law and collected by the county. The County Assessor must first assess the value of your property to determine the amount of property tax based on the assessed value (cash or market value) at the time of purchase. This value increases not more […]
Home Buyer Q + A on Sunday, Oct. 23rd We changed the date! I’m hosting another Home Buyer’s Q + A on Sunday, October 23rd at 6pm. It’s going to be at my house in Echo Park. Bring your partner, friends and join us for drinks, thai food and a ton of great info! Highlights Natalie Salins […]
IN ESCROW — super cute 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo in El Sereno with a great view, balcony and high walkability score! If you are still renting it may be possible to buy for the same monthly price as renting. How to finance 2nd home as Airbnb Indoor Lighting Roundup (it’s got everything…) Malibu house Brady Bunch star bought at […]
JUST SOLD! I represented the buyers on this property in City Terrace. 4 bedroom, 2 bath + finished art studio. It has a massive plaza like patio for a backyard and epic views towards Long Beach. After a lot of negotiation they got it for 15k under asking. And I even negotiated to get the vintage umbrella table included in […]
Trends in Los Feliz — Inventory down 43% over a year ago. Median sold price down 8% over a year ago. Property sitting on market longer before it sells. Thinking about buying or selling on the east side? Let’s get coffee and talk about your situation.
Creating permanent outdoor seating (like this 40′ built-in bench) is a great way to attract buyers to your home. More pics of this BREAKurban project. Eastside sales climb despite citywide decline; Glassell Park median jumps 22% Trend: People are leaving LA and moving to the desert – Palm Springs, Phoenix, Palm Springs, etc. Zillow CEO home […]
View from my office this AM. Market Update: Atwater, West Hollywood, Mt. Washington Great neighborhood guides: HiFi, Mid-City My update on Spirit Wind renovations – Week 8 House next door to Spirit Wind is for sale Adding daughter as homeowner on house may trigger big taxes Photos of Pasadena’s Bungalow Heaven Sign up for a Walking tour […]
Atwater is hot. I wrote an offer for a client last week and they were competing with 37 other offers! Sadly, they didn’t get it. But it illustrates the high demand for this walkable neighborhood near the LA River. Median sold price up 19% over a year ago.