August 2014

Exercising Free Will

By | August 18th, 2014|An Agent's Life, Beach Cities, Buyer Tip, Favorite Photos - Los Angeles, Front Page, Hermosa Beach, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Seller Tip|

This dragonfly was visiting the LA Zoo on Saturday along with myself,  my daughter's family and a few thousand other visitors.  We, the people and the dragonfly, were there because we wanted to be there, and in our own way we exercised our free will to make it happen.  The animals behind the moats and fences would tell another story. Life is full of choices.  What job and where.  What type of home and where, children, no children and the list goes on.  Los Angeles is a big city and its inhabitants are faced with many choices.  Choices are a [...]

Stretching to Keep the Sun on Your Face

By | August 18th, 2014|An Agent's Life, Buyer Tip, Favorite Photos - Los Angeles, Front Page, Inspiration, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Seller Tip|

I snapped this photo at the LA Zoo Saturday.  As we observed the lion stretching his head to reach the sunshine, it reminded me we often have to make adjustments "to keep the sun shining on our face."  Whether it be a job relocation, a new job or new responsibilities with a current employer, change, adjustment and yes, often stretching is needed to adapt to our ever-changing world and personal circumstances. The photo is apropos for the real estate reality several of my clients are facing.  One family needs a larger home for their growing family, but they are willing [...]

May 2014

San Pedro CA Income Property Report–May 2014

By | May 1st, 2014|Buyer Tip, Favorite Photos - Los Angeles, Front Page, Income Property, San Pedro|

San Pedro is home to the Los Angeles Port, the busiest port in the United States.  Not only does the harbor create a number of jobs it also creates a constant need for rental housing.  When someone inquires about income property in the South Bay of Los Angeles, San Pedro and Long Beach always spring to mind.  The two cities share the port, but the one big difference between them is Long Beach does not fall under Los Angeles City Rent Control, and San Pedro does. The key thing to remember when purchasing a rent control property is the rent [...]