JUST LISTED! 543 14TH STREET, SANTA MONICA CALL ME FOR DETAILS 310-924-4014 Last Monday evening many of us noticed a very mild earthquake and with all of the recent disaster news from horribly devastating hurricanes in the southeast to the fatal earthquakes in Mexico, one has to wonder when the Westside will take a hit. The Los Angeles Times wrote a great article on… Continue Reading Santa Monica Shaky Dirt
We want to see all your best Halloween photos during the North of Montana Trick-O-Treat! Follow us on twitter @PHSrealty and post your favorite costumes, spooky houses and ghoulish festivities using twitter or Instagram with #spookymontana to be entered to win an incredibly delicious gift box from Sugarfina, the world’s finest boutique candy shop! One Grand Prize winner for each category- Best Costumes, Spookiest… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt: Spooky Montana
As you can imagine, I have been in thousands of houses over the years and have seen the damage the year’s first rain can bring, even in sunny Southern California – where it “never rains”. Too many times I’ve seen leaky roofs and over flowing rain gutters causing damage that could have been prevented with a little preparedness. A lot can happen in ten… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt: Winter Dirt
What a sight on Montana Ave. this week when CW television production of Beverly Hills 90210 began filming. It was this Wednesday when the entire 1600 block was decorated with beautiful and unique Christmas décor. This upcoming episode, in which the stars of the show filmed scenes “shopping”, will probably be the only episode I might ever watch – but it sure caught my… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt: Beverly Hills 90402?
Teh Following Article is from the Fall 2011 Newsletter There is actually no encompassing cycle, just different cycles for different markets, which is not easily understood in these financial times. It goes back to whether you are looking at the macro view, the world, or the micro view, your own neighborhood. In the Westside markets’ most desirable neighborhoods home prices have been flat for… Continue Reading Where Are We In The Cycle?
The Following Article is from the Sping 2011 Newsletter It is a very complicated, often times confusing answer. It depends on whether you are looking at the macro view, the whole country or an entire state, or whether you are looking at the micro view which looks at individual neighborhoods. It is very confusing because we read in the news statistics about the state… Continue Reading WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE REAL ESTATE MARKET?
The Following Article is from the Spring 2011 Newsletter Although I do not have a crystal ball, there are some very compelling signs that our market is on the road to recovery. In our micro, Santa Monica Westside market, it seems that we are currently at the bottom and looking up. Inventory is extremely low, well priced homes are likely to elicit multiple offers,… Continue Reading Signs of Recovery
The Following Article is from the Winter 2010 Newsletter “When would be a good time to sell my home?” We have gotten many calls over the last few years about “timing the market.” In stock market parlance, it is referred to as “catching the falling knife!” As they say, “Prediction is difficult especially about the future.” The following is an overview perspective of what… Continue Reading TIMING IS EVERYTHING