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My family and I love living in Los Angeles hood. I have two amazing kids I absolutely adore, two lazy cats and Fifi, a dog who thinks she is a cat too. In my blog I share what it is like living, working, and having fun in Los Angeles or nearby cities: local events and places to visit, local markets and best vendors, real estate data, my news and updates. I post a lot of pictures that I take myself with my Nikon or iPhone:) Thank you for reading my blog and for your kind comment and likes! Please subscribe, and do reach out if you have any question, suggestions or want to hire my team! We are just a call/text/DM away! I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
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Los Angeles has something for everyone. Downtown L.A.  has a skyscraper dominated area rich of museums and art galleries , restaurants and night clubs for any taste or budget, fun shopping. But wait! There is more, you might also want to check Chinatown ( Olvera street), Little Tokyo ( between 1s...
12/21/2016
In California, it’s common for both a county and city to impose transfer taxes on real estate sales. What is Transfer Tax? Transfer tax is a tax imposed by states, counties, and cities on the transfer of the title of real property from one person (or entity) to another within the jurisdiction. It...
11/28/2016
“Oysters are the new sushi”~ Los Angeles' only Maitre Ecailler (Shellfish Master) and owner of The Oyser Gourmet, Christophe Happillon.  Do you enjoy fresh raw oysters on the half shell? I do! So when my friend invited me to visit the Oyster Festival this weekend (October 24 and 26 from 12pm to 6...
10/05/2016
The Real Estate Market in Sherman Oaks, August 2016Number of Homes listed for sale increased: Homes for sale: AUGUST 2016 211 | +18.5%⬇️ Condos for Sale: AUGUST 2016 81 | +11.0%New listings increased:  Low Price: $599,000 Median Price: $1,475,000 High Price: $7,500,000 ⬆️ Houses( sfr): 97 | +1.0%...
09/12/2016
 Happy 235th Birthday, Los Angeles!  On September 4, 1781, a group of 44 settlers known as "Los Pobladores" founded the pueblo called "El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río de Porciúncula"; in English it is "The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of the Porciúncula Riv...
09/06/2016
 Thinking of moving to Encino and wondering where is the closest leash free park for your puppies? Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park is a convenient park for those who live in Lake Balboa, Encino, or Van Nuys. Where: 17494 Victory Blvd, Encino, CA 91436The park features 3 large dog sections: for...
08/19/2016
The 2016 VA loan limits remained static at $417,000, except in 235 high cost counties where they are higher, and since Los Angeles is one of high cost county, 2016 VA Loan limits here are $625,500 ( it is not the maximum amount that an eligible veteran many borrow, but the maximum amount that the...
08/10/2016
⬇️ The Real Estate Market Monthly Update: Sherman Oaks CA, 7/16 ⬇️ At this moment: ~ there are 158 active homes for sale in Sherman Oaks, with lowest price $579,950 and highest $7,500,000 ( located in the Chandler Estates); Median Price per Sqft= $496. There are 81↓ houses in Escrow.~ there are 6...
08/03/2016
 At the moment: ~ there are 127( from 120 in June) active homes for sale in Encino, with lowest price $575,000 and highest $5,999,000 ( 5255 ENCINO AVE, 16,000 of living space and 4009 VALLEY MEADOW Rd., Royal Oaks Premier Estate, 15,000 sqft of living space); Median Price per Sqft= $521 ( from $...
08/03/2016
Surprisingly, lead poisoning isn't a thing of the past. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that houses built before 1978, the year lead-based paint for home use was banned, likely still contain some lead-based paint. Approximately 24 million housing units have deteriorated lead p...
07/25/2016
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