Archive for September, 2012

Homeowners Insurance in L.A. an Absolute Necessity

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

It’s tempting to blow off homeowner’s insurance, until the day that you wish you had it. Homeowner’s insurance is an expense that some just don’t see the need for, and as it turns out, the majority of Los Angeles homeowners may never see a true benefit from their homeowners insurance. But for the unlucky few […]

SURF’S UP ! well…a little bit…

Monday, September 17th, 2012

A wave of activity has swept across the real estate market in southern California, which has added value to Real Estate in Los Angeles. The momentum has propelled the prices of for-sale and rental properties upwards in spite of the struggling nationwide economy. According to DataQuick, recent gains in the median sale price of homes […]

To Permit or Not to Permit

Monday, September 10th, 2012

It’s not uncommon to find Los Angeles real estate that has been remodeled without permits. Times are tough, and some sellers are cutting corners and while most unpermitted renovations tend to be small and safe (new bathroom tiles, kitchen cabinets, paint, etc.) bigger projects and additions without the right paperwork might be troublesome, especially for […]