My travels in real estate feel like a lesson in sociology. I love to observe and to learn from the inspiring clients I get the honor to work with every day.
I still remember a time so many years ago when I happened to be standing
Everything I love to believe about life and about real estate is true at our Vista listing. The house is spectacular and a rare jewel. The owner took a 1933 Spanish home and she restored it in 2011 with every beautiful historical period detail intact
Time is our most valuable and important resource.
At our new listing at 106 N Vista, the owner is a super meticulous detail oriented person who took so much time to restore her house to perfection. Her house is rated by the city as an A++
It’s so much better to be outdoors than indoors because if you can figure out how to be outdoors and six feet away from any human, then maybe you don’t have to wear a mask. Maybe, as in if you’re in a private yard and
It was interesting this week to meet different people leaving California. There’s the exec moving to Texas because the plan is for her to move her whole company out of California because state taxes are going up for the highest tier taxpayers in California to
It’s cool to hike up the dirt trail that hugs the most northern gate into Wattles Garden. The trail is straight up a mountain that’s higher than both Runyon Trails. The trail was completely empty when I went right before sunset and the views from
My favorite thing about this time of year is summer fruit - large dark red nectarines that squirt juice everywhere when you take that first bite, huge pink peaches that are white and clawingly sweet inside, plums that are dark red when you cut into
It’s interesting to drive through the streets and to see the common sites of our times today - glass companies taking down the plywood in the store fronts and installing new glass, so many FOR LEASE signs in commercial storefronts, so many stores with gates
1. Sautee red peppers cut in strips, 2 jalapeno peppers with slits cut into the sides, 1 carrot cut in discs, 1 clove garlic in a little oil. Sautee until soft.
2. Optional: add a can of chickpeas.
3. Add less than a cup of water, salt,
Storage When Downsizing and Decluttering
In our recent blog post we discussed downsizing, a growing trend in property ownership occurring in areas with high property values such as Los Angeles. There are multiple benefits to downsizing your home. A smaller home means reduced monthly mortgage payments,