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Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

90045 Chatter This is a weekly roundup of the 90045 online chatter that catches my eye. I tend to hang out mostly on NextDoor and the Moms’ Facebook Group, although I do loosely follow other neighborhood-related platforms. After each blurb below, I reference which platform the conversation is happening on and how you can find it. […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 123 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↓1 from last week) 55 (↑2) of those listings are in escrow and 37 (↑1) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (68 are “active”) (↓3) There are 8 residential income properties  for […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 124 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↑2 from last week) 53 (↑1) of those listings are in escrow and 36 (↑4) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (71 are “active”) (↑1) There are 7 residential income properties  […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 122 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↑7 from last week) 52 (↑3) of those listings are in escrow and 32 (↑0) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (70 are “active”) (↑4) There are 7 residential income properties  for sale […]

Zoning Changes Coming To A Neighborhood Near You – As In Yours

Westchester Zoning Changes Are Headed To A City Council Vote Just this week, the Planning Commission’s final proposed amendments to the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO) were referred to the City Council’s Planning & Land Use Management Committee for review. The next step is a full Council vote to adopt the recommended restrictions. In a nutshell, the BMO […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 115 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↓1 from last week) 49 (↑2) of those listings are in escrow and 32 (↑5) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (66 are “active”) (↓3) There are 6 residential income properties  for […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 116 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↑4 from last week) 47 (↑2) of those listings are in escrow and 27 (↑6) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (69 are “active”) (↑2) There are 6 residential income properties  […]

The Scoop! This Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

90045 Real Estate News This Week Today on the market 90045 real estate news – 112 listings are on the market today in 90045 (↑6 from last week) 45 (↓2) of those listings are in escrow and 21 (↓4) of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (67 are “active”) (↑12) There are 8 residential income properties  for […]

The Scoop! The Week’s 90045 Real Estate News In Review

This Week on the 90045 Real Estate Scene Today on the market 106 listings are on the market today in 90045 47 of those listings are in escrow and 25 of those listings in escrow will take back-up offers (59 are “active”) 7 of the listings are for residential income properties (6 active, 1 pending) 17 properties are […]

Anti-Mansionization Proponents Score Big Win But Are We Losing Sight Of The “Bigger” Picture?

Many of the proposed changes were welcomed by local residents worried about mansionization: The new rules would no longer allow a 20% bonus in square footage for using ecologically friendly building methods. They would also reduce the square footage that would generally be allowed for homes in residential areas, changing it from 50% to 45% […]

Old Westchester Firehouse No. 5 to Become Affordable Housing?

Our councilman has officially offered up the old Westchester Firehouse at Emerson & Manchester for affordable housing. The firehouse, which also opens to 85th Street, was shuttered when the new firehouse was built at Emerson & Westchester Pkwy. In a letter dated today, Councilman Bonin says: Los Angeles is taking action to address the City’s […]

How to Design an Outdoor Room in your Westchester Backyard

Seven steps for creating the ultimate outdoor retreat in your Westchester backyard It’s suddenly Summer with temperatures hovering near triple digits even here in Westchester near the beach. Mornings and evenings are extremely pleasant still and, if you’re like me, thoughts always turn this time of year to how to turn your Westchester backyard into an oasis […]

Mortgage Rates Move Lower for Second Consecutive Week

Mortgage Rates Plunge to 3-Year Lows For the second consecutive week mortgage rates moved lower, and are currently the lowest since May 2013. Source: Freddie Mac – Mortgage Rates Move Lower for Second Consecutive Week “The 10-year Treasury yield continued its free fall this week as global risks and expectations for the Fed’s June meeting […]

5 Real Estate Trends to Know Before Selling Your Los Angeles Home

With housing prices in the Los Angeles metro area hitting historic highs, now might be time to make a move and sell your home. But in order to sell quickly and for the best price, take a minute to learn about what’s going on in the market so you’ll have a firm grasp of what needs […]

We Said Goodbye To 2014 With The Lowest Mortgage Rates In 18 Months

Here is the last rate sheet of the year and it shows the lowest rates in 18 months. You can see by the crooked photo that our mortgage guy wanted to get it over to me as fast as possible. 😉 Still sitting on the fence about buying a Westchester home or investment property? These rates […]

Westchester Real Estate Surged In 2014

Real estate in Westchester surged in 2014, spurred on by all the tech activity in Santa Monica, Venice, Playa Vista and other nearby communities. In fact, the LA Times published just such a story today. To see the action in a visual format, check out our trend graphs. Ping us for more information on buying and selling Westchester […]

Open Houses Tomorrow| Westchester CA Real Estate

Westchester CA real estate open houses Lots to see this week if you’re shopping the Westchester open houses, with more than 30 homes scheduled to be open tomorrow in 90045. Below are links to downloadable self-guided tours by neighborhood. Westchester – West of Lincoln Westchester – Loyola Village Westchester – Kentwood Westchester – Wesport Heights Westchester – Osage […]

Open Houses Today| Westchester CA Real Estate

Westchester CA real estate open houses Lots to see this week if you’re shopping the Westchester open houses, with 25 homes scheduled to be open today in 90045. I saw some of  these homes Tuesday during the Broker Opens. Ping me with questions. Below are links to downloadable self-guided tours by neighborhood. Westchester – West of Lincoln Westchester – Loyola Village Westchester – […]

Westchester Weekly for Sunday, October 5th

Westchester Weekly – Here’s your weekly recap of what’s new and notable in Westchester 90045, including fun things to check out this week!   westchester-weekly-for-october-5th Happy Weekend Westchester!And it’s been a hot one again, hasn’t it?? I couldn’t resist sharing the Heal the Bay photo above from Facebook.Tomorrow night, the Westchester Neighbors Association is hosting […]

Open Houses Tomorrow| Westchester CA Real Estate

Westchester CA real estate open houses I’m thinking about setting up a sprinkler station for open house visitors tomorrow. Who’s game? Temperature forecast for tomorrow is only 84 degrees. Maybe lemonade instead? There are 18 homes scheduled to be open tomorrow in Westchester. I saw some of  these homes Tuesday during the Broker Opens. Ping me with questions. Below are links to downloadable […]