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Dirt on Income Property

In the beginning of the year I wrote about Santa Monica having the most expensive rent in the nation. The demand for rentals continues to rise and available rentals, especially units priced less than $5,000 are leasing very quickly. The Los Angeles Times wrote about a study done by Zillow that a 5% rental price increase could cause a spike in homelessness if more… Continue Reading Dirt on Income Property

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90402 Dirt by the Numbers

The second quarter is not quite over, however, here is my bi-annual North of Montana sales report. Currently, in the MLS, there are 11 active listings available in the North of Montana neighborhood and of these active listings, the average number of days on the market is 43. The average list price is $6.3 Million, the average house is 4,393 square feet and the… Continue Reading 90402 Dirt by the Numbers

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The Dirt on Why Your House Did Not Sell

While radio station surfing recently I stumbled upon a segment between songs where the radio host began talking about how her house has been on the market for a while and how her realtor suggested that she drop the price since she has not received any offers.  The host goes on to say that she did not agree  to lower the price and instead… Continue Reading The Dirt on Why Your House Did Not Sell

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Santa Monica Snapshot: 1338 Longworth Drive

Have you visited our listing at 1338 Longworth Drive in Brentwood? This week I am taking a detour from Santa Monica to share with you this fantastic property. Beautifully appointed features, large living spaces with an effortless flow, stunning hardwood floors throughout and lots of upgrades, designed by notable architect Ken Ungar. Dream up something tasty in this sophisticated cook’s kitchen, it includes top… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: 1338 Longworth Drive

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Palisades Beach Road

A seamless mix of design aesthetics, a rare treasure on the beach of Santa Monica!  A perfect balance of old and new, it was renovated in such a way to fit both owners’ preferences, large but cozy with modern lines and antique finishes.  Let me share with you this fantastic property. Spanish Colonial Revival elevates California living with sweeping, panoramic views spanning from Palos… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Palisades Beach Road

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MOVING, MOVING, MOVING

The Following Article is from the Spring 2007 Newsletter NOTHING was selling, now EVERYTHING is selling…what a difference a month makes.  The inventory in Santa Monica from April-October 2006 grew quickly while discretionary buyers sat on the sidelines.  The increasing inventory peaked in October and began easing in November.  In January this year buyers that needed to buy came back into the market with… Continue Reading MOVING, MOVING, MOVING

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PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

The Following Article is from the Fall 2006 Newsletter. Disassociate Yourself With Your Home Make the mental decision to “let go” of your emotions and focus on the fact that soon this house will no longer be yours.   De-Personalize Pack up those personal photographs and family heirlooms.  You want buyers to imagine their own photos on the walls, and they can’t do that… Continue Reading PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

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