Flex Time

Since this weekend is setting temperature records, you might want to increase the heat quotient by socially-distancing your way to Muscle Beach in Venice, which dates back to the 1930s when L.A.’s Works Progress Administration installed exercise equipment immediately...
Aunt Becky Sells Out

Aunt Becky Sells Out

Many notable deals we handle (including a couple this week not mentioned in this newsletter) are with notable people. We sign non-disclosure agreements and try to keep their big-ticket purchases out of the papers. But over 25 people touch each escrow we close, and if...
Despite COVID-19 Homebuyers Are Buying

Despite COVID-19 Homebuyers Are Buying

LendingTree, an online lending source, found that 53% of home buyers are more likely to buy a home in the next year, due to the coronavirus outbreak. This is especially true for first-time home buyers (73%) and millennials (66%). For all buyers who are planning to...
Fewer Homes Sold in April – Prices Rose

Fewer Homes Sold in April – Prices Rose

Fewer homes sold last month across The Southland, but the Coronavirus pandemic didn’t bring Southern California’s prices down. According to an article just out in the L.A. Times, sales dropped 35% month-over-month in L.A. County—more than any other SoCal county—but...