DESIGN TRENDS

Ooh-la-la! Do you love that special Parisian chic style that oozes comfortable, easy elegance? Paris-based interior and furniture designer Aline Hazarian shares a few tips to help you give your home that je-ne-sais-quoi. Click here to read more Continue reading

CELEBRITY MOVES

With the sale of the six bedroom, 7.5bath home in Pacific Palisades he shared with ex-wife Kimberly Buffington, Dennis Quaid is ready to be “Merry Happy Whatever” (the title of his new series on Netflix). Located on Sunset Blvd, this 1920’s Spanish home has been lovingly restored and updated, respecting the exquisite original detailing with luxury materials, modern amenities and a few exceptional style twists. Is it worth $5.9 million? I say YES! Click here for more info Continue reading

MORTGAGE MONDAY: SHORT SALES

Short sales can mean big savings, but buyer beware. There are pitfalls along the way and the process can be long and tricky. Don’t go it alone. And don’t jump into a short sale without some background on what to expect. This easy-to-follow primer is a great way to start the short sale journey. And I am here to help!   Click here to read more Continue reading

REAL ESTATE EYE CANDY

When your day starts out with breakfast in a nook like this, the rest of the day has got to be great! Check out these chic breakfast nooks and the spectacular homes they are in…all currently on the market and represented by Sotheby’s. Click here to read more Continue reading

CELEBRITY MOVES

When looking at real estate in LA, especially in and around Hollywood, West Hollywood and the Westside, you just never know what celebrity may have lived there in the past. Even the most ordinary of properties may have some celebrity provenance, as was the case with this condo on Laurel that I actually showed to a client a few weeks back. You’ve gotta’ love LA!!   Click here to read more Continue reading

MARKET TRENDS: THE MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOODS IN AMERICA/2018

It is a combination of satisfying curiosity and taking in some great real estate eye candy as Robb Report takes you through 2018’s 10 most expensive neighborhoods in America.  Why not dream big? Click here to read more Continue reading

MORTGAGE MONDAY

With rates coming back down and the Fed suggesting they may not be raising rates in the near term, things may be looking up for the housing market.  Buoyed be a strong labor market, the growing interest of first-time buyers and new unconventional mortgages that address affordability issues, things are looking good for spring, traditionally the strongest market for real estate.  For more detail click and read… Click here to read more Continue reading

REAL ESTATE EYE CANDY

A beautiful home in a lush setting with explosive views…..when it comes to real estate eye candy it doesn’t get better than this! Tour this spectacular contemporary ocean-view estate in Malibu. The art of living….Southern California style.   Click here to read more Continue reading

DESIGN TRENDS: DEFINING MODERNISM

Modernism means far more than contemporary design or minimalism. It is a movement that focuses on open spaces, clean lines, natural materials and lots of light to create elegant, functional and livable spaces. The timeless design elements and enduring popularity of modernism have made it one of the most important design movements of our era and a well done home incorporating the ideals of modernism can often sell at a premium. If you’re thinking of reimagining your space to capture the modernist lifestyle, here are a few key features you may want to incorporate into your redesign. Click here to read more   Continue reading

CELEBRITY MOVES

It seems Annie Potts may have learned a thing or two from her days on “Designing Women”. Her newly listed mid-century modern home just off of Mulholland Drive makes the best of the light-filled spaces and indoor-outdoor flow, using natural materials and the key detailing that make mid-century modernism so special. Click here to read more Continue reading