Consider it Done

I was speaking to an appraiser yesterday who used my three favorite words - "Consider it done." Now of course those words are only as good as the action behind them, but when someone says that, I like to take them at their word, and a sense...

Is It Time To Downsize?

Is it time to downsize? Here is a checklist to help you decide if now is the right time.  I’ll start by saying that I dislike the word “downsize.” It makes me think of a corporate employee becoming obsolete. But in the real estate world, downsizing...

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Do you treat Fido like family?

I’ve written before about how animal companions figure into home purchases and sales. A number of you reading this have spoken to me in the past about physical concerns for your furry brood’s safety and enjoyment. It is sometimes a part of the home buying...

Showing Your Home In The Late Winter

 We’ve had such wacky weather lately - 3 Nor’Easters in 10 days, and another one expected for next week. Say it ain’t so! But even with the snow, sleet, rain, wind and downed trees, I’ve noticed how quickly residents try to clean up, and how...

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The Playboy Mansion Won’t Be Demolished After All

 New owner Daren Metropoulos and Los Angeles city council member Paul Koretz signed a protection covenant agreeing not to demolish the house The Playboy Mansion will live on despite the death of its famous owner, Hugh Hefner, according to an agreement recently signed between new owner Metropoulos...

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This Month’s Featured Property

Looking for the perfect home with a fresh, welcoming design?  This home is waiting for you.  Located in the Villalago neighborhood of Mediterra, this home encompasses understated luxury.  As you enter the home, you are immediately drawn to the light streaming through the home with...

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Mediterra Market Report | January 2018

Currently, wth the months of inventory for homes available in Mediterra is almost 50% lower then the same time last year coupled with the fact that closed sales in January, 2018 are almost double of January, 2017, 2018 seems to be on trend to be...

March is Women’s History Month!

“We see ourselves better when we see ourselves in someone else.” I can’t help but think about the women in my family during ​Women's History Month.​ I am in awe of ​my female ancestors before me and ​the many women whom I don’t know who are...