The Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance – Sexiest City Ordinance?

The Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance – Sexiest City Ordinance?

So there is this new city ordinance in Los Angeles that I am obsessed with at the moment. Ok, its not really new, it was actually established in 2005, but the concept seems too good to be true. It also seems that developers are only now embracing the ordinance. What is it that I am talking Continue reading The Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance – Sexiest City Ordinance?

The Cheapest Listing Series: Big Bear Edition

The Cheapest Listing Series: Big Bear Edition

Last week I wrote about purchasing a cabin in the city of Wrightwood, home of Southern California’s most accessible ski resort, Mountain High.  This week, I talk about the cheapest listing in Southern California’s most largest ski resort town, Big Bear Mountain. Home of the largest group of mountain ski resorts in Southern California, the Big Continue reading The Cheapest Listing Series: Big Bear Edition

Renovating Your Home?  Don’t Forget To Ask Your Prospective General Contractors These Questions

Renovating Your Home? Don’t Forget To Ask Your Prospective General Contractors These Questions

Renovating or building a home can be a stressful experience for a homeowner. Not only does it cost a lot of money, you will also have to deal with the stress of managing the project. Most of the stress can be alleviated by hiring a great general contractor. When interviewing your prospective contractors, be sure Continue reading Renovating Your Home? Don’t Forget To Ask Your Prospective General Contractors These Questions

The Cheapest Listing Series: Wrightwood Edition

The Cheapest Listing Series: Wrightwood Edition

Now that winter is officially upon us, the ski/snowboarding season is in full effect. Yet if you live amongst the Los Angeles urban sprawl, getting to the nearest ski resort is a drag. So why not buy an investment home near a ski resort? Being the closest ski/snowboard resort to Los Angeles, Mountain High is Continue reading The Cheapest Listing Series: Wrightwood Edition

Housing Market’s Black Friday Is Upon Us!

Housing Market’s Black Friday Is Upon Us!

Today is the housing market’s Black Friday.  Don’t know what I am talking about?  Then read my post dated November 25.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait for you to come back. Back?  Ok, good. So its not really Friday today and there really aren’t any super sales in home prices, but what today does mean is Continue reading Housing Market’s Black Friday Is Upon Us!

The Cheapest Listings in Los Angeles: Hancock Park Edition

The Cheapest Listings in Los Angeles: Hancock Park Edition

Growing up in Los Angeles, my fondest memory during Christmas was driving down to the nicer residential neighborhoods with my friends and family and enjoying the Christmas light decorations. Either due to their festive competitive nature or drunken holiday bliss, these homeowners would one up their neighbors by putting up spectacular light decorations, blinding each Continue reading The Cheapest Listings in Los Angeles: Hancock Park Edition