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New Santa Monica Townhouses

Santa Monica townhouses
December 6, 2017 | ,

If you pay much attention to real estate news, you will have heard that new construction starts are slow. However, there is new construction happening right here on the Westside. New Santa Monica townhouses are coming to the corner of Michigan Avenue and 16th Street and units are still available in the 10-unit complex. Features of the Santa Monica Townhouses... Read More

Santa Monica Sears Store to Get $50 Million Makeover

Santa Monica Sears building
December 6, 2017 | ,

Sitting vacant since April, the Art Deco Santa Monica Sears store landmark is about to receive new life. With a $50 million makeover, the building that once housed down-to-earth general merchandise will become to luxury offices and retail space called Mark 302. Developers across the nation are trying to find ways to repurpose big-box stores left empty by a changing... Read More

A Westside Icon: Brentwood Country Mart

Brentwood Country Mart
December 6, 2017 | , ,

If you haven’t been to the Brentwood Country Mart, you are missing out on one of the Westside’s most famous shopping and food centers. In addition to great food and shopping, you may also run into a celebrity or two. Thriving on the Westside for the last 69 years, this area icon is not to be missed. What You’ll Find... Read More

Westside Real Estate Market Insights for Q3 2017

Westside real estate market
November 5, 2017 | ,

The third quarter was hot for a majority of the Westside single-family market and condo markets. For this month’s Westside real estate market insights, I wanted to give you the numbers for specific local areas and give you my overall impression of what to expect this final quarter of 2017. (The statistics come from the Gibson International Los Angeles Real... Read More

New Condos Coming To Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills
November 5, 2017 | ,

After more than ten years of planning and development, new luxury condos are slated for Beverly Hills. Located at 9200 Wilshire Boulevard, the project put together by New Pacific will contain 54 condo units, 7303 square feet of commercial space, and 220 parking spaces. What To Expect MVE Architects designed the development. Current plans show the complex as a six-story... Read More

Why Hancock Park Is the New Hotspot on The Westside

Hancock Park
November 5, 2017 | ,

Hancock Park is the latest hotspot on the Westside. Here are just a few reasons why, as well as some of my favorite things to do in Hancock Park. What Millennials Want When it comes to buying homes, millennials have been slow to get on board the American dream. However, as more and more millennials move into their 30’s, we... Read More

Hollywood: A Hot Real Estate Market Again

November 5, 2017 | ,

Hollywood is known to the world for entertainment. Recently, however, the Hollywood real estate market that has languished for years has made a remarkable comeback. Let’s take a look at how it happened and what this means for you. How Hollywood Came Back For years, it did not look like Hollywood would ever be considered a great real estate market... Read More

The Expo Line is Exceeding Expectations

expo line
October 4, 2017 | ,

The Metro is finally reaching all areas on the Westside. And, according to Metro estimates, the Expo Line continues to exceed expectations. A Few Numbers Weekday ridership – Now over 55,000 Busiest weekend day – Sunday  Why the Ridership? There are many reasons why the Expo Line’s numbers are high. Trains now arrive more frequently during rush hour Service to... Read More