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2/27/2012
What's Goin' On?
  Way, way back in October 2010, I did an article about development and revitalization in some well-known spots in and around the West Hollywood area. Sixteen months later, some are under way, some have stalled and some new projects have been approved. This issue I thought we’d take a ...
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2/17/2012
A Mid Century Night’s Dream
If you know me, follow my real estate page or read this column, you know I am a huge fan of mid-century modern architecture. And L.A. has no shortage of amazing, architecturally significant examples. ‘Mid-century’ can refer to architecture, design, furniture, etc. It would be impossible to cover very much ...
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1/27/2012
East Side Story
In Los Angeles, it seems that when people think about condos, they think about West Hollywood, the Westside or maybe Downtown where there is a large concentration of lofts. If you do consider yourself an East Sider, but feel like you’re more suited to condo living, never fear! There is ...
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1/16/2012
What Can I Get For $2,000,000 and More?
A million, $750,000, under $500,000—I’ve covered a few price ranges here in the past few months. I thought I was done. I was surprised, though, at the amount of feedback I got asking, “What’s out there for the high-end buyer? What’s hot, and what does that kind of money get ...
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1/4/2012
What Can I Get For Under $500,000?
Happy New Year! Now that the holidays are over and we’re all back to the grind, I’m excited to pick up where I left off at the end of 2011 with my “What Can I Get For…?” series. If you recall, my last column before the holidays detailed what you ...
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12/2/2011
What Can I Get For $750,000?
Last issue, I presented you with six great properties meant to give you a broad idea of what you could buy for $1,000,000 in various areas of Los Angeles. As you could tell, you can do pretty darn well with that kind of money. But what if you’re not quite ...
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11/18/2011
What Can I Get For $1,000,000?
Let’s say you’re in the market for a home. You’ve done all your homework, you’ve gotten yourself pre-approved with a reputable lender and now you’re ready to search for a home. As we all know, there are certain parts of the city that sell for quite a premium based on ...
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11/9/2011
We Didn’t Get The House We Wanted, So What Now?
I’ve been selling real estate for almost nine years now. I’ve seen an insanely hot market and I’ve seen, well, the opposite of an insanely hot market. And I’ve seen some in-between (kinda where we are now). When I first got into the business, things were really starting to take ...
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10/21/2011
Get Pre-Approved Before You Start Looking At Homes!
I work with a lot of buyers. A lot, lot, lot of ‘em. Many times I get calls from buyers (some first time, some not), and they want to start looking at houses right away. Yesterday even!  “Whoa there … slow your roll," I have to tell them. “We don’t ...
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10/11/2011
Increasing Your Purchasing Power!
Usually when I meet a new buyer, they are looking to purchase either a single-family home or a condo. Often though, depending on the circumstances, there is a third option they may not be thinking about. Have you considered a duplex? You heard me—a duplex. There are several different ways ...
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