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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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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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Santa Monica Real Estate Branding

What should I write about today?  Hmmm, I know, the dilemma our company has been dealing with as of late: branding and marketing.  Sunset Park Realtor’s, logo, and website have been around for five years, however, we wanted to update … 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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No Team, No Location But We Got A Name! Football Real Estate

Since Super Bowl is over it got me thinking on what is going on with the rumor to build a football stadium and bring a Pro Football team back to Los Angeles. The funny thing about this is we don’t … Continue reading

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Banksy

The Academy Award nominations were released today and the film “Exit Through the Gift Shop” was among one nominated for best documentaries.  Reading this made me so happy and provoked many questions in my little brain, much like the movie … Continue reading

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Roll With The Punches

Real Estate is an industry quickly changing.  Back in the day, a telephone and phone farm was all one needed to embark on a successful real estate career.  We looked up numbers, made cold calls, and got our ten contacts … Continue reading

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Reliability..Are You Reliable?

Reliability.  Such a beautiful word with so little weight here in La La land.  Defined by the dictionary, reliability means “–adjective that may be relied on; dependable in achievement, accuracy,honesty, etc.: reliable information.”  Does this not sound like the perfect description for the … Continue reading

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