Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

More people are spending time at home with the recent west coast heatwave and the pandemic allowing people to continue to work from home, so why not enliven your space with some easy tips? Create your own sanctuary that fits your style – on a budget. But first, to protect your investment, it is important to safeguard your belongings with a reliable renter’s insurance plan – especially with … Continue reading Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Indoor-outdoor living is synonymous with Palm Springs. The design and architecture meshed with the desert landscape are the best in the country. Just hop on your bike in neighborhoods near Villa Royale, Del Marcos, Miramonte Resort and Spa, or Hotel Triada and swoon at the mid-century homes with a pop of color at each door or imagine what lies behind the hedges and swaying palm … Continue reading 20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

The Pandemic-Proof Office

It’s a new era we’re living in, one that’s going to take some getting used to. As the country relaxes the lockdown and people return to their workplaces, architects and designers are working on new concepts for the future of office space.  For years, the trend in office design had moved in the direction of open spaces in an effort to promote collaboration and camaraderie. … Continue reading The Pandemic-Proof Office

Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

With our safer at home restrictions just extended indefinitely in Los Angeles, now more than ever, it will be important to think about creating your own summer oasis to stay sane and fulfilled. We reached out to a few local experts to find out how to upgrade our outdoor space for the warmer days ahead. Jordan Goodman, the CEO of Aquaview, the leader in glass … Continue reading Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

I Moved During Corona – And Survived.

Moving is one of the top-three life stressors: NUMBER 3, just under number 2 divorce, or number 1 –  DEATH! Um, ergo moving is just a number away from DEATH. The stress of moving comes from the many moving parts (pun not intended) of the known to the unknown. From picking a new place, getting your belongings all packed up, and choosing the right people … Continue reading I Moved During Corona – And Survived.

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in LA

You’ve decided to ditch the snow and ice and relocate to sunny California. You’re going to love life in the Golden State, but first, you need the right pad. How do you find the perfect apartment in this region? Apartment hunting in LA is different from doing so elsewhere. The city itself has no centralized hub, but consists of a series of interconnected smaller towns. … Continue reading Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in LA

5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA

Sunny California offers a lot of excitement and fun, but the strains of budgeting can admittedly be difficult. Los Angeles ranks as one of America’s most difficult areas to save money, which can make matters tough for those struggling financially. Don’t let monetary fears scare you away, though! LA is an awesome place to visit and live if you learn how to budget right. If … Continue reading 5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA

Habitat for Humanity LA Builders Ball 2018

Habitat for Humanity held their LA Builders Ball on September 27th, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This annual event celebrates those in the building and real estate industry working with Habitat LA who are helping transform the landscape of Los Angeles. Partners and donors also joined in the evening to raise awareness and funds to help them reach their goal of … Continue reading Habitat for Humanity LA Builders Ball 2018

Discovering the Micro Market of Adam’s Hill

ADAM’S HILL I work all over the city; looking at homes and doing deals for my real estate business. Sometimes I discover a wonderful little pocket of the city that goes right through me.  Like it knows me. Like I know it. It’s interesting, usually when I discover one of these areas the lessons I’m unveiling within myself seem to be in sympatico with what’s … Continue reading Discovering the Micro Market of Adam’s Hill

Hawthorne’s Resurrection

Los Angeles has become noticeably more populated and, as things go, rents and purchase prices continue to rapidly go up.  As a result, the urban gentrification ripple has widened it circle. As a realtor, it’s my job to know what’s happening, at what price point, where. As a working mother in real estate, I’m not always able to jump on a plane to an exotic … Continue reading Hawthorne’s Resurrection