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Santa Monica Real Estate Questions answered by Megan Valnes

Q. What is important to know about home buying in Santa Monica, Venice, and West Los Angeles right now? A. The most important thing to know about buying a home right now is the need for an approval letter from … Continue reading

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Santa Monica’s Real Estate Q&A answered by Megan Valnes

Q. How is the real estate market in Santa Monica doing? A. The real estate market in Santa Monica is experiencing two types of sellers right now: those that are in default of payments, meaning they are “short sales” and those … Continue reading

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Remodeling Your Home

A recent report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University predicted that remodeling would rebound strongly this year with an estimated growth of 9.1 percent for the first quarter and 12.1 percent for the second quarter. The study … Continue reading

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The Power Of A Hanger

Ask yourself… Do you ever go to the dry cleaner? What type of people go to the dry cleaner? What would be the best marketing face to face tool for Real Estate? Give up?… The AMAZING drum roll…… THE HANGER!!! … Continue reading

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The Great Wild West of Compton

Residents of a small rural piece of land in the middle of the city, they raise goats, chickens and horses. But these residents fear their way of life is under attack. A true city cowboy, Lloyd Wilkins explains about the … Continue reading

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An abandoned mansion near Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles.

From gang clubhouse to blue-chip crack house to a space for Satanic worship, 2450 Solar Drive has had quite a past. Set on top of the world as it may seem, it’s a picturesque scene from every window; a breathtaking sweep of Los … Continue reading

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Million Dollars Home Sales Are Up!

California homes priced at $1 million or more experienced a sales boom in 2010, the first increase in five years. The reason: High-end home shoppers went bargain hunting as certain parts of the economy improved but luxury home prices remained … Continue reading

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Flying

Flying with kids, what a joy.  While most other passengers sit down peacefully to enjoy a few short hours of flight time with a book, a drink, or a movie, parents like us wrestle and negotiate with excited children, praying … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of Staging

Ah, the importance of staging a property.  We have a big listing coming up, which we are very excited about, and are currently in the process of getting bids from different staging companies.  This is quite the task!  Meeting with … Continue reading

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