Another successful Halloween Hop at Pence Hathorn Silver this year. The office got in their finest Hawaiian garb. Aloha! Our theme was Hawaiian. The ladies were ready to hand out 70 lbs of candy to all the little goblins and ghouls trick-or-treating on Montana Ave. Here are some of our favorite moments of the day:
My guess is that prop 64 will pass by a wide margin next month. How are you voting on it? Santa Monica has famously never had a medical marijuana dispensary but beginning last year, it looked like change was coming. A new zoning ordinance passed in 2015 finally allowed “two medical marijuana dispensaries to open within the city limits.” (The lack of dispensaries hasn’t… Continue Reading The Dirt on Marijuana in Santa Monica
In lieu of the weather still being in the eighties we thought it was fitting for a Montana Ave sweet treats stand-off. First stop was Didio’s – a Montana Ave staple for over a decade now. For $3.95 we got two small scoops of Italian Ice. It’s the friendly alternative for all those who can’t handle dairy. Next contestant was one everyone is familiar… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Ice Cream Stand Off
You’ve seen the pier and you’ve gone to the beach. You’ve walked down Montana Avenue and the Promenade. Maybe you’ve visited an art gallery or two. After visiting this vibrant, relaxing, and eclectic city enough times, a crazy thought enters your mind: “What if I moved here?” Everything that makes Santa Monica appealing to visitors makes it a wonderful place to live year-round. But… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt: Insider’s Guide to Santa Monica
Is bigger better? Choose from $3 million to $46.5 million! 3 new listings, 1 relist and 3 sales have hit the MLS. First the 3 new listings: Do you remember a few years ago when I wrote about a $24 million quiet sale on San Vicente overlooking Riviera Country Club? Well, it’s available again – 1525 San Vicente Boulevard – 7 bedrooms + 13… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt
There’s a new frozen dessert place in town and it’s so delicious it is hard to believe that it is also healthy. The new little spot has been open since early July, just in time for the rising temperatures. It’s not your ordinary soft serve – instead it’s made only from fruit, completely dairy free and very healthy. Their flavors include, Coconut & Cacao,… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot: Frozen Fruit Co.
“JUICERO” the latest state of the art cutting edge juice craze. The juice packets are delivered perfectly packaged in ice & all sealed. I learned about them at Equinox Santa Monica and quickly got addicted. Designed and invented for an easy quick no clean up way to indulge in a daily healthy drink. Once subscribed they have a delivery option of twice a week.… Continue Reading Santa Monica Snapshot – Juicero
If you are a client of mine, you have heard me explain that these days even though, all homes are sold “as-is”, buyers are highly encouraged to perform due diligence and carefully consider anything that might affect the enjoyment of the home they are about to purchase. 8 or 10 years ago, the time period after a contract was mutually agreed upon was called… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt: Property Inspections