The Mills Tax Act: Historical Property Contract Program

If you own a historic building in Los Angeles, your property is an existing City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument or a contributing structure in a designated Historic Preservation Overlay Zone then you have the chance to apply for the Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program which will allow [...]

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: A 2017 Guide To LADWP Rebates

If you are interested in lawn replacement and going California-friendly in your garden but don’t know where to start, here we offer you a guide on xeriscaping, how to apply for a rebate program and get cash for your grass. Namely, the Waterworks Districts offer customers a rebate for [...]

LADWP Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Rebates

Using good efficient equipment at home, whether for water conservation or energy saving, can be a great thing for the environment and for your pockets in the long run. This is why the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has come up with many programs and rebates [...]

California Watering Regulations 2017

Even since a state of drought has been reported in California, the LADWP has adopted several water conserving ordinances that can help preserve the precious potable water. Namely 80% of the water supplies in the state are imported which is why we all need to respect the water restrictions [...]

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 [...]

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 2/10/17

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 [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 1/13/17

Looks like this year is off to a good start! Need a change of scenery? More or less space? Don't feel like spring cleaning and would just prefer to move it all? It's a sellers market these days! With prices starting off nice for 2017 and low inventory...buyers [...]

Safe Sidewalks L.A. Project

Photo courtesy of Umberto Brayj @ flickr.com This last November the City of Los Angeles began “Safe Sidewalks LA”, said to be a 30-year sidewalk repair program.  This program will be a City investment of $1.4 billion to repair all of Los Angeles’s broken sidewalks. This [...]

Market Update for the week ending 12/2/16

For more information on the mortgage rates and how the holidays are affecting home sales...keep reading today's Market Update for more stats on today's financials. Economic update for the month ending November 30, 2016 and the week ending December 3, 2016 DOW, S&P, and NASDAQ all ended November at [...]

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