Market Update | Week Ending 2/24/17

Are ya'll enjoying the rain?? I'm finally getting some use out of those sweaters I bought a few years ago that sit in the back of my closet waiting for a cold winter here in the San Fernando Valley. Along with getting use out of our rain boots [...]

Paczki Day in the San Fernando Valley

If you’re not an LA Native like myself, you may find yourself craving a particular Polish treat this Fat Tuesday: The paczki.  In the Midwest, this fattening treat embodies everything that Fat Tuesday stands for… overindulging decadence. ​ For those unsure of what a paczki is (pronounced POONCH-KEY or PUNCH-KEY), [...]

News about upcoming NoHo West

photo courtesy of Om@flickr.com It's finally in the works folks!! We have been hearing about the amazing "shopping center" that's replacing the Laurel Plaza Mall for years! First the shops closed down, then the restaurants, now Macy's...but it's been a ghost town over there on Laurel [...]

Infographic: First Time Buyers Gain Traction!

Recently the California Association released their latest infographic: First Time Buyers Gain Tractions!  This particular graphic breaks down a profile of who statistically (and generally) first-time buyers are. Consider it like an avatar of the common first-time buyer, and what they're doing to get to home ownership. So why [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 2/17/17

Home sales are off to a great start! January stats are in and it looks like 2017 is looking good! Are you considering selling or buying a home in the San Fernando Valley this year? Keep up to date with the market in my weekly Market Update blogs! [...]

OPEN SUN: 7518 Oak Park Ave, Lake Balboa

I'm so excited to be at this open house on Sunday! So here's the deets: this awesome, completely remodeled home was completely redone and is now available, designer finishes and all.  As soon as you walk in you can see that they've used the highest finishes and features: Carrera & [...]

How Do I Protect My Deposit? (An Explanation of Contingencies)

So you've found "The One" and you're ready to put in an offer. But what if you change your mind? What if something comes up and you want to cancel the contract? What if you are selling your home and it seems to be dragging on too long?  Whether [...]

Upcoming Events | Feb 2017 Part 2

photo courtesy of usanato bde@flickr.com It's Black History Month and there are so many ways to celebrate the achievements that have moved our nation over the past many years! February is full of love and inspiration...and there are is always something to do here in the [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 2/10/17

This week's Market Update is quite interesting! California Association of Realtors says that 30% - 40% of all households could afford to purchase a median priced home. What do you think of those stats? Where do you think you fall in these numbers? Read on for more info [...]

Local Valentine’s Day Options on a Budget

photo courtesy of NIthi Anand@flickr.com Valentine's Day is almost here and it's the day most of us celebrate that special love we have in our lives. Whether you choose to spend this day with your other half, a first date, or with the friends you love...you can [...]

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