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The Westside Lender For Every Mortgage Loan

Westside Lender
February 25, 2017 | ,

A majority of my buyers and owners ask me for referrals to a Westside lender that has a strong reputation for getting both good new purchase and refinance rates and for getting loans closed on time. While I can’t endorse any lenders, and I don’t make money from referring lenders, I can definitely say, overall, that the following three Westside... Read More

The Westside Elementary Schools Make the Grade

Westside Elementary Schools
February 24, 2017 | ,

Do you know the number one question families with young children ask me when they begin looking at homes? Inevitably, they ask me about Westside elementary schools. That’s not surprising because great schools are critical to home buying and selling. Because the question of the best elementary schools is top of mind for my clients, I began looking for a... Read More

The Westside Makes Condo Sales History in 2016

Westside Condo
February 23, 2017 | ,

Condo prices for 2016 were amazing. In fact, three cities on The Westside made condo sale history with increases over 20% in 2016. Let’s take a look at which cities broke the 20% mark and which city was the most active for condo sales. Westside’s Sunset Strip – 20% Increase The mile-and-a-half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that runs through West... Read More

Luxury Condos: Three Favorites On The Westside

Luxury condo: The Century in Century City
February 23, 2017 | ,

On The Westside, luxury condos are esteemed among a large percentage of my clients and here’s why. They want homes that are extremely low maintenance and fit their fast-paced lifestyles. Luckily, The Westside is no stranger to luxury condos. Here is a review of three of my most favorite newer construction luxurious condo communities in the area that are exceptional.... Read More

The Westside’s Exciting Revitalization Projects

Westside revitalization
February 23, 2017 | ,

As the Westside Real Estate market continues to grow, there are a number of really exciting revitalization projects and new commercial developments well underway. If you’re like me and enjoy eating, shopping, going to the movies, walking in the park, and simply finding fun entertainment, then you will be excited to learn about these projects coming to The Westside. Revitalization... Read More

Is an HOA Right For You?

Is an HOA Right For You?
February 11, 2017 | ,

Some people love living in an area with a homeowner’s association (HOA); others can’t stand it. Usually, this comes down to not understanding what an HOA is or not understanding HOA management. If you choose to live in a condo or townhouse, you will also be choosing to deal with a HOA. That’s why it is important to know what... Read More

Private Schools in Westside: Picking the Best

Private Schools in Westside
February 11, 2017 | Tags: , ,

One reason people choose Westside for home ownership is due to the incredible private schools available for their families. Whether it is The Brentwood School, Archer School, Westside Neighborhood School, Le Lycee Francais, Crossroads School, or a host of others, determining the right choice is daunting, if not downright overwhelming. Understanding the ins and outs of the application process can be... Read More

Westside’s Hottest Zip Codes

Westside's hottest zip codes
February 10, 2017 | Tags: ,

According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles zip code of 90012 is the second fastest growing zip code in the nation with a growth rate of 8.8%.  What we’ve learned in the real estate business is that high growth in one area often translates to higher growth in neighboring communities, and this has certainly been... Read More