Want to Be a Good Neighbor? Avoid These Behaviors.June 15, 2018 by Pacific Union • Posted in Consumer Advice, Featured PostsA recent poll found that Americans think that nosiness is the worst quality in a neighbor.Nearly half of those surveyed have observed their neighbors be too loud, fail to clean...

Millennials Are Now the Most Active Home RemodelersJune 14, 2018 by Pacific Union • Posted in Featured Posts, Industry Surveys & StudiesMillennials have completed more home-improvement projects over the past 12 months than any other generation.Despite increased home-renovation activity by millennials, they still spend the least on projects, while baby...

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L.A. County’s median home prices shatter $600K mark.

Prices in L.A. County increased 3.2% in May, according to a new report from real estate tracker CoreLogic. For the 4th month in a row, the county’s median home price bested an all-time record. It now stands at $609,000—nearly $20,000 higher than in April. Prices...

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Summer Break

School’s out for summer! Well, school’s out tomorrow, anyway, in both Darien and New Canaan. Every year, on the last day of school, I used to take my kids to Baskin Robbins. It was a tradition we all loved, and regardless of how old they got,...

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Reinvention of a 1940′s Traditional in Frog Town

A distinguished reinvention of a 1940's Traditional in the heart of Frog Town.  Sited on a generous corner lot this gated compound is private, quiet and dreamy.  The entry will catch your attention with no expense spared to detail.  Wide planked barn wood style hardwood floors throughout, updated electrical...

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Silver Lake Hills Architectural Home

Stunning architectural home from prolific Steven Hill c.1995, on lower Silver Ridge in the Silver Lake hills.  Multi-level open concept floor plan with over sized picture windows, generous room proportions, timeless kitchen and bathrooms.  3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, hardwood floors in living room and step up dining room, en suite...

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Are lenders ready to rumble?

Could lenders’ pain be your gain if you’re shopping for a home mortgage? Maybe. Though it hasn’t been in the headlines, some mortgage companies are having a challenging year. Inside Mortgage Finance, a trade publication, reports loan originations “tanked” during the first 3 months of...