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Exodus Dirt

A few of my friends like to debate this but according to a state Department of Finance report issued in December 2020, it’s estimated that 135,600 more people left California than moved here last year. It’s only the 12th time since 1900 the state has had a net migration loss, and 2020’s was the third largest ever recorded. The percentage of California residents who… Continue Reading Exodus Dirt

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Halloween Hop

It was another spooktacular Halloween Hop on Montana Avenue, our office had a blast passing out candy to all the witches, goblins, ghouls and to the many Wonder Women out that evening. If you didn’t get a chance to stop by here are a few fun photos from the party. “Career Day” at Pence Hathorn Silver (fireman, NCIS, devil wears Prada, Wonder Woman, flash,… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Halloween Hop

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Santa Monica Snapshot: 100 Larkin Place

Our listing at 100 Larkin Place is a unique property North of San Vicente. This home is a rare offering situated in a prime area of Santa Monica—a surprising floor plan, beautiful scenery and amazing sights. Gorgeous and breathtaking ocean, canyon and mountain views from sunrise to sunset! Light and bright with hardwood floors throughout, wrap around balcony and lower grassy yard with fruit… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: 100 Larkin Place

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Masaki Matsuka

The luxury brand, Masaki Matsuka, is now open on Montana Avenue. The high-fashion label is created by a handful of designers from the most notable fashion capitals around the world. Each garment is a statement piece and completely one of a kind. Located at 1209 Montana Avenue, this was the previous location of the popular retail store, Weathervane. Versatile and functional, this collar can… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Masaki Matsuka

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Shelter in Place

I heard on talk radio yesterday that bomb shelter sales are up 500%. I have never sold a home with a bomb shelter but I know there are a few here in 90402. About 25 years ago on the corner of 25th and Marguerita a home owner died when an explosion in his underground bomb shelter blew the lid off the top! The lid… Continue Reading Shelter in Place

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The Dirt Nextdoor

By now you must be familiar with the popular neighborhood social media site bulletin board, Nextdoor. There are thousands of members and it has been a pretty good tool for neighborhoods to stay connected. The posts are mostly useful; anyone looking for various recommendations; movers, window washers, tutors and the like. As well, there are plenty of postings for used furniture, inquiries about strange… Continue Reading The Dirt Nextdoor

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Santa Monica Snapshot: Pence Hathorn Silver Flashback

It has been over 25 years that Charles Pence, John Hathorn and I joined together and built our real estate team. We have been located on Montana Avenue ever since. This is a fantastic neighborhood and I look forward to working with more of you in the future. One of our first images taken together. I love the era of supersized cell phones and… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Pence Hathorn Silver Flashback

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Santa Monica Snapshot: For Lease

The summer season is heating up and so is the rental market. This time of year leases are in high demand. Currently, my team and I have several fantastic properties that are available for lease. Whether you are looking for a cozy single family home or a sophisticated condo we most likely have the perfect property for you. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: For Lease

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