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LA’s Luxury Market Update January 2024

Measure ULA certainly influenced sales volume of properties over $5 million in the city of Los Angeles since it took effect April 1, 2023. Looking at closed sales in January 2023 relative to the prior year is a bit distorted because there w...

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Homeowner Tips #2

Dreaming of warm sunny 😎 days and summer fun in the pool 🏊🍹? A fun fact from talking to several contractors recently. When it comes time to replaster, IF you choose a dark color instead of one like this, spend a bit extra upfron...

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Attention Landlords

ATTENTION ALL LANDLORDS (now known as "Housing Providers") Check your mail & remember to complete and mail and your rental registry to the City of Los Angeles to avoid penalties & fines. Recently a client called for clarification on...

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January Market Update

Buyer confidence picked up in December which is reflected in January sales. Nearly twice as many homes sold in Jan ’24 vs Jan ’23 (13 vs 7), 5 of which were over $3MM. If priced properly to start, they sold quickly. Buyer’s confide...

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Luxury Trend Report 2024

The ground is beginning to shift in the luxury real estate landscape in 2024 here in Hancock Park and across key markets of the US. Keep an eye on interest rates as they will be the first barometer of what lies ahead for the market. At this...

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LA’s Luxury Market Update 2023

Change is constant and it appears as though change will continue to move at an exponential rate henceforth.  And yet, Real Estate is still the best hedge against inflation.  The stock market, crypto currency, regional banks, commodity prices,...

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Coldwell Banker 2024 Economic Summit

What Might We Expect in 2024? Join us for The State of the Economy with internationally acclaimed economist Elliot Eisenberg, PhD compliments of Coldwell Banker. Tuesday, January 30th at 11am or 4m PDT Any economist who can write a 70 ...

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December Hancock Park Real Estate Market Update

December 2023 Hancock Park Update Happy New Year to all! The best holiday gift for the real estate market was the Fed's announcement to hold rates in December and to expect 3 cuts in 2024. Sentiment soared & the stock market hit new hi...

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Homeowner Tips

Sharing a few great tips courtesy of the Windsor Square Association: Water is life, especially in times of disaster. Storing a minimum of one gallon of water per person per day for at least two weeks is crucial. Ensure your water stora...

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Balenciaga Comes to Windsor Square

As much as Hancock Park can feel like the Gilmore Girls "Stars Hollow", "Virgin River" or "Mayberry" for Andy Griffith fans, it has always been globally fashionable and understated. This month Balenciaga's marketing team staged a star-studded l...

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Larchmont’s Snow Day!

Today we read the sweetest article in our beloved "Larchmont Buzz" newsfeed that we felt compelled to share. In fact, if you long to be part of a community in the sprawling city of Los Angeles, Hancock Park could be just for you and yours! We h...

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November Hancock Park Real Estate Market Update

November 2023 Hancock Park Update SAG-AFTRA strike is over and Larchmont Village finally has a little market again with Cookbook in the former Chan Dara space. La Bettola di Terroni is in the full swing of things offering its patrons a f...

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Q3 2023 Hancock Park Market Update

Labor agreements were reached so it’s back to business Los Angeles! Baby Boomers continue to shape culture and commerce. Properties suitable for their life stage (smaller homes, single level condos, pieds-a-terre) are selling most quickl...

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Pie Baking Contest!

Calling All Bakers for the Larchmont Family Fair Sunday, Oct 29th at 12 noon Look for the booth next to stage and Tail Waggers! Pies are due by 12 noon Winners will be announced on stage at 12:30 pm We will have a panel judging all h...

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LA’s Luxury Market Update

Change is constant and it appears as though change will continue to move at an exponential rate henceforth.  And yet, Real Estate is still the best hedge against inflation.  The stock market, crypto currency, regional banks, commodity prices,...

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Taste of Larchmont

Mark the calendar 📆 for the 35th ‘The Taste of Larchmont’ this Monday, 9/18 from 6-9am🍽️ Dine al fresco, connect with friends and sample food from 19 local eateries! Come say hello to Anne between 6-7:30 at for delicious Lev...

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Measure ULA Tax Update

LA voters passed Measure ULA (only 512k to 374k votes) in November 2022 which imposed a new “Homelessness and Housing Solutions” transfer tax on all real estate sales transactions in the city over $5 million. Though it is commonly referre...

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Hancock Park in Architectural Digest!

Tucked just below Paramount Studios and about five miles east of Beverly Hills sits Hancock Park, a hundred-year-old Los Angeles neighborhood with a rich history. It may not have the name recognition that the 90210 boasts, but it’s been a...

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