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The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’s most expensive homes are naturally concentrated in some of the within the most expensive neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Among them are Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Holmby Hills which comprise an area locally referred to as the ...

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Luxury Homes: Everything You Need to Know

Luxury Homes: Everything You Need to Know

The definition of a luxury home is subjective and the term is often overused to the point where it becomes almost meaningless. However, we can resolve this ambiguity by diving into the many characteristics of luxury homes (of which price is only ...

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The Most Expensive Cities in California

The Most Expensive Cities in California

California is known as the Golden State for many reasons: its fields of golden poppies growing wild on its hills, the Gold Rush in 1949, and its precious real estate. Its diverse geography and enviable climate also contribute to the state's ...

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The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ most expensive neighborhoods are found in two principal areas: on the ridges of the Santa Monica Mountains and along the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Monica Mountains stretch on an east-west axis from the Hollywood ...

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Xeriscaping 101: Drought-Resistant Landscaping Guide

Xeriscaping 101: Drought-Resistant Landscaping Guide

Xeriscaping (pronounced “zer-is-caping") is landscaping that is designed to minimize water consumption. It is used most often in regions that receive little or sporadic rainfall. The overall goal of xeriscaping is to create an aesthetically ...

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Top Gated Communities in Los Angeles

Top Gated Communities in Los Angeles

Bel Air Bel Air Crest Bel Air Crest is a 24-hour, guard-gated community just above Getty View Park in Bel Air. Depending on the position of the home, homeowners and their guests can enjoy vistas that include the Getty Museum, the Los Angeles Basin, ...

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First Time Home Buyer Guide: Los Angeles

First Time Home Buyer Guide: Los Angeles

In a recent survey, 74% of Americans said homeownership was part of achieving their personal American Dream. If you are reading this, you are likely among the majority who consider owning a home among their dreams, but in order for the purchase to ...

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Home Improvement Projects

Home Improvement Projects

Driving through Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Trousdale Estates, the Bird Streets, and Hollywood Hills, the constant construction traffic is simultaneously encouraging and frustrating. The traffic caused by the construction trucks and crews is compounded ...

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How Much Does a Pool Cost in Los Angeles?

How Much Does a Pool Cost in Los Angeles?

When summer comes around in Los Angeles, folks naturally want to spend more time outdoors. Not everyone can be at the beach every day but you can always enjoy a daily dip in your own pool. Don't have one? We have a couple solutions for that. 1) Buy ...

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9505 Lania Lane Beverly Hills: Palazzo di Amore

9505 Lania Lane Beverly Hills: Palazzo di Amore

Article Updated Saturday, January 16, 2021 The Property At the end of a quarter-mile private driveway sits a mansion named Palazzo di Amore. 9505 Lania Lane sits on a private 25-acre knoll high above Beverly Hills in the foothills of the Santa ...

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Home Buying Mistakes

Home Buying Mistakes

Home buying mistakes have been written about hundreds, if not thousands, of times. The old saying "write what you know" may be the reason every real estate professional has written a blog post on the mistakes you should avoid when buying a house. ...

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Los Angeles Property Taxes

Los Angeles Property Taxes

Are property taxes a deciding factor in where to buy a home in Los Angeles? For many people, it would not be practical to make property tax a major deciding factor or else everyone would move to a much different LA - Louisiana - where the property ...

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How Room Orientation Affects Natural Light

How Room Orientation Affects Natural Light

We hear from experienced homeowners looking to buy another property and  first time buyers alike that they prefer homes with natural light (and lots of it). But not all sunlight is equal. While visual artists and art collectors are astute ...

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