Categories for Brett’s Top Picks

Dinali Construction: High-Quality from Planning to Closeout

Dinali Construction
June 19, 2018 | ,

Each month, I like to feature a service provider that goes above and beyond in their profession. My hope is to introduce you to those that go out of their way to make homeownership easier. Therefore, this month I’m featuring Dinali Construction founded by Phil Rezvani. As a licensed architect, licensed general contractor, and certified construction manager, Phil is involved... Read More

Ansel Adams: Scenes of Long-Lost LA

Ansel Adams
May 15, 2018 |

When someone thinks of Ansel Adams, most think of his beautiful black and white trees of Yosemite National Park. However, Ansel Adams didn’t just photograph trees and mountains. He also created an entire series of photos depicting Los Angeles during World War II. Fortune Magazine Way back in 1939. Fortune Magazine commissioned Ansel Adams to document the LA aerospace industry.... Read More

Jay Lappen of Riviera Property Group

April 2, 2018 |

Each month, I like to talk to you about some of my preferred service providers in the area. At the present time, with new homes and complete renovations of homes on the upswing on the Westside, I decided to feature one of my favorite builders, Jay Lappen of Riviera Property Group. Riviera Property Group Jay Lappen Home Riviera Property Group... Read More

Thomas James Homes: Building Luxury Spec Homes on the Westside

Thomas James Homes
January 31, 2018 | ,

All across the US, new single-family home construction has increased year over year, with a further increase in 2018. The reason for all the new construction is due to a better economy and lower taxes. So, today, I’d like to introduce you to one of the Westside’s premier builders: Thomas James Homes. Thomas James Homes 26940 Aliso Viejo Parkway, Suite... Read More

Pitman Plumbing: Serving the Westside Since 1950

Pitman Plumbing
October 4, 2017 | ,

This month, I wanted to highlight a service that you hope never to need, but when you do, you want to know they are the best at what they do. That’s why I suggest Pitman Plumbing to my clients. This family-owned plumbing business has served four generations of Westside residents. Pitman Plumbing 310-429-2245 What Makes Pitman Plumbing So Special?... Read More

Westside Lender – Making Closings Happen Fast!

August 30, 2017 | ,

Each month, I like to provide my clients with professionals that are valuable to them as a homeowner or prospective homeowner. That’s why I want to highlight Ari Tinoosh, who is a VP and Production Manager at Citi. Whether you need a mortgage to purchase your home or want to refinance your home before the rates go up, Ari, a... Read More

Installing or Upgrading Wood Flooring With Pacific Hardwood Flooring

Pacific Hardwood Flooring
August 6, 2017 | Tags: , , , ,

Each month, I’ve been reaching out to my clients to let them know about some of my favorite go-to people on The Westside. This month, I’m recommending Jay Ghantous, owner of Pacific Hardwood Flooring for all your flooring needs. Pacific Hardwood Flooring 1-(855) 493-5667 11351 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles 90025 Why New Hardwood Flooring? Changing your flooring by upgrading or... Read More

Bruce Singer: For All Your Waterproofing Needs

Bretts Top Picks Westside Waterproofing
June 22, 2017 | ,

This month, as I was sitting enjoying my outdoor space, I thought about who I was going to recommend for Brett’s Picks in this month’s newsletter. It was then that I thought about Bruce Singer with National Deck and Stair. If you have deck, patio, or other waterproofing needs, then he is your man. (888) 299-9393 National Deck and... Read More