You don’t have to go far…

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…FOR A GREAT GETAWAY Looking for a weekend getaway? Plan a relaxing vacation for you and your family. You don’t have to travel far for a good time. CATALINA ISLAND Just a ferry ride away is your local island paradise. Whether it be a relaxing day on the beach, water sports like kayaking, snorkeling, scuba […]

Do I have enough insurance?

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HOW TO KNOW HOW MUCH COVERAGE YOU NEED Determine how much insurance you need for your home’s structure can be more of an art than a precise science. These insights from the Insurance Information Institute provide a solid, objective framework. Standard homeowners’ policies provide coverage for disasters such as damage due to fire, lightning, hail […]

For a job as big as buying or selling a home…

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GO AHEAD, USE ALL THE TOOLS IN THE TOOLBOX I get it. Sometimes, prospective home buyers want pricing information for various properties without having to rely on a real estate agent. This is where real estate sites like, and Trulia can come in very handy. These sites are business websites, established to get […]

9506 National Vacant Triplex In Escrow Dan May

In Escrow 9506-10 National Bl. Vacant Triplex

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June 20, 2019 In Escrow 9506-10 National Bl. Vacant Triplex Rare opportunity to purchase completely vacant triplex each unit 1 bed 1 bath in the Castle Heights neighborhood of West LA, just east of the Palms Neighborhood and north of Culver City. There is a separate structure featuring laundry and 3 parking garages. Property sits […]


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In real estate, we are often reminded that there are times when you have to represent the “sand” before it becomes the “pearl.”  Such was the case when Dan May found the buyer for this “fixer” in Reynier Village. In serious disrepair and scheduled to go to auction by the LA County Assessor, Dan May […]


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HERE'S HOW.  “I’d sell my home but the property taxes on my new house will ruin me”.  Propositions 60 and 90 allow senior citizens in California to transfer the trended base value from their current home to a replacement property if certain requirements are met. This may result in substantial tax savings. Proposition 60 […]

Keeping Business Local: Alcon Lighting

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I love bringing you information about local businesses. This month, I want to feature ALCON LIGHTING, a fantastic Indoor & Outdoor Architectural LED Lighting Fixture distributor on South Robertson. A recent Yelp review confirmed this… “If you are looking for a designer product with an affordable price then this is your place of bargain. I […]

Value of Pre-Sale Home Inspection

The Value of a Pre-Sale Home Inspection

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January 23, 2019 In most residential real estate transactions, the buyer(s) have up to 17 days to conduct property inspections before having to remove their inspection contingency. Frequently they discover conditions during this period and ask the seller to repair or replace some items, or give them a credit, sometimes substantial, before they agree to […]

Q4 2018 Compared to Q4 2017 Beverlywood

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Q4 2018 Compared to Q4 2017 Beverlywood HOA and Adjacent Areas of West LA                       Summary: The fourth quarter of 2018 saw the average Beverlywood HOA and Adjacent single home price rise 4% when compared to Q4 of last year. The total number of single family homes sold rose 13% […]

Beverlywood Market News

Beverlywood Area Real Estate Market News 2014 Review

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Happy New Year!  It’s that time again to track and analyze the prevailing trends in the Beverlywood and Adjacent area of West LA (Area #9 in the MLS) single family residential real estate market.  (All data used for analysis is supplied by the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Area Multiple Listing Service and is deemed accurate). […]