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Exploring Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles 90031

Views from Lincoln Park, on the south side of the neighborhood. The park was originally built in 1881. Lincoln Heights is considered to be the oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles.Some of the buildings date to the 1830s and the area was located within the original Spanish forty-square league land grant. There are a number of victorian and early […]

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Los Angeles are You Prepared for the Big One? Review the Earthquake Preparedness Supply List

OK, time to stop procrastinating! Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate. At a minimum, you should have […]

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Home Seller Checklist: Curb Appeal

How your house looks from the street is where prospective buyers will form that all-important first impression. Stand at the curb in front of your house and analyze what needs to be done to clean up the yard and make it look more inviting. Remove any clutter in your yard. Repair cracked or uneven driveway or […]

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Title Insurance – 101

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT TITLE INSURANCE In California, most real estate transactions are closed with the issuance of a title insurance policy in favor of the owner, the Lender or both. Many homebuyers erroneously assume that when they purchase a piece of real property, possession of the deed to the property is all they […]

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Boyle Heights Neighborhood, Los Angeles 90033, 90063, 90023

Each month in 2015, I’m going to explore a different Los Angeles streetcar neighborhood. All aboard, our first stop is Boyle Heights! Charming old streetcar neighborhood, immediately east of DTLA (Arts District) Historically ethnically diverse, currently predominately Mexican American Sweeping views of DTLA to the west The Metro Gold line stops at Mariachi Plaza Near the LA […]

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