Beverlywood Neighborhood News

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Market Update: According to the MLS, a total of 15 homes sold in the Beverlywood and Adjacent area during the entire month of August 2011, compared to 18 last month and 15 in August 2010. The homes that sold were on the market for an average of 47 days, compared to an average of 48 […]

Play Up Smaller Rooms

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While small spaces can be cozy and quaint, they can sometimes scare away buyers looking for a home they can grow in. In order to maximize small spaces for the open house, home sellers should be sure to consider some tips from home staging experts and interior designers on how to make a small space […]

Rents Rise as Home Sales Drop

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Rents continued to rise in July in Southern California, according to Department of Labor‘s Consumer Price Index. July marked the 11th consecutive month of rent increases in the area, and costs rose at an annual rate of 1.4 percent. While renters struggled to keep up with rising costs, the number of homebuyers in the region […]

‘McMansions’ Turn Into Hot Issue – Beverlywood Real Estate

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Koretz Proposes Limiting New Home Sizes to 3,000 Square Feet Emotions ran high last week at a Tuesday night meeting held by the Beverly Wilshire Homes Association (BWHA) at the Original Farmers Market. The topic: mansionization. Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, 5th District, met with Beverly Grove residents, both for and against mansionization, to discuss […]

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Low

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Mortgage rates tumbled to the lowest level in the history of Freddie Mac’s weekly survey, with 30-year fixed-rate home loans being offered this week at an average 4.15%, down from last week’s 4.32%. Freddie Mac said in its weekly report that loans with variable interest rates also hit record lows, as did shorter-term fixed-rate loans. […]

Financial Fears Should Keep Buyers from the Open House

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While some homebuyers may have decided to forgo their open house rounds due to financial fears this year, some experts explain that consumers should not over react to market turmoil, according to the Orange County Register. While it would be difficult to argue that the nation was not still experiencing backlash from the recession, housing […]

Fewer Homebuyers May Find Housing Affordable

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According to a recent report by the California Association of REALTORS, housing has become less affordable in the state. In the second quarter of 2011, median-priced single-family homes became less attainable for average homebuyers, especially in already high-priced areas like San Francisco and the Central Coast, according to CAR. The report indicates that only 51 […]

Another One Sold in Beverlywood!

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Mark another one sold in the books: 8839 David Avenue! This totally cute Spanish in move-in condition, flew off the market — it was in escrow within 15 days of hitting the market! Near the end of a private road this attractive Spanish style home was originally built as part of the historic “Rincon de los […]

Neighborhood News

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Market Update: According to the MLS, a total of 18 homes sold in the Beverlywood and Adjacent area during the entire month of July 2011, compared to 15 last month and 12 in July 2010. The homes that sold were on the market for an average of 48 days, compared to an average of 54 […]

BEVERLYWOOD AREA HOME SALES & VALUES

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 – Comparing 2011 to 2010 to date shows a 10% increase in sales, higher averages across the board. Every month I “door knock” to get to know you and build a professional relationship, with the intention of gaining your trust in one of the biggest decisions you may ever make – Buying or Selling a […]

Great Opportunity on Beverlywood Corner Lot

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When opportunity knocks… Here’s your chance to buy and hold or buy and build on a corner lot in the desirable Beverlywood area. 2+1 Spanish SFR sold for land value. Combine with 2006 Chariton also short sale for over 11,000 sf lot. City says 7 units or apply to increase zoning. Only SFRs left on street of […]

Wonder Value on Beverlywood Home

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Hello friends!  I wanted to give you the heads up on my listing at 3026 Cardiff Avenue.  It has a new price of $699,000, which is a great value for a Beverlywood Adjacent 3 bed, 2.5 bath traditional. Enter to a west facing, bright, open living room with newer bamboo wood floors, a cozy fireplace and original […]

Free Summer Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier

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Here’s another one of my favorite summer music venues: the Twilight Dance Series at the Santa Monica Pier. You can’t go wrong with free concerts on the deck of the Pier featuring high-profile artists from all over the world. The concerts are every Thursday night, from 7 pm to 10 pm. For more information, contact […]

Los Angeles: One of the Most Walkable Cities

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While many may think more about traffic jams when they consider Los Angeles, L.A. insiders may hold a different view of their fair city, which has been named one of the most walkable metropolises in the nation. Many of Los Angeles’ diverse neighborhoods received high ratings from Walk Score, the company that has rated the […]

 
 
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