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Brady Bunch House Offer Goes Up To Twice The Asking Price

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Market Update, Real Estate, Uncategorized

The bidding for the “Brady Bunch” house got down to a horse race, listing agent Ernie Carswell said, but it was HGTV that ultimately pulled away from the pack. So, just how much did the cable network spend to secure the television-famous property? About twice the asking price. HGTV paid $3.5 million to buy the […]

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WeHo Will Launch Its Test of Public Security Cameras on August 13th 2018

Posted on August 11, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in West Hollywood

Those long-delayed public security cameras will be going up at five test locations along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood beginning Aug. 13. The installation is part of a test by the city of the feasibility, cost, optimal locations and effectiveness of such cameras, which are intended to help public safety officers solve crimes and […]

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The French Market Project

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood

The office-restaurant-retail complex proposed for the old French Market restaurant site received high praise, along with a few reservations about its size and parking plan, from the Design Review subcommittee of West Hollywood’s Planning Commission on Thursday. The project at 7985 Santa Monica Blvd., at Laurel Avenue, will preserve the popular French Market building, while […]

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A New Architect and a Major Change in Design for Barney’s Beanery Project

Posted on July 27, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

A hotel and restaurant project proposed for 8447 Santa Monica Blvd., the site of Barney’s Beanery, has undergone significant changes under a new architect. Pic 1: An illustration of a proposed hotel, apartment, retail project for 8447 Santa Monica Blvd. as viewed from Sal Guarriello Park (MAD Architects) The project design was presented at a […]

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What could LA 2028 do for Los Angeles?

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, West Hollywood

                        Designers envision the look and legacy of the 2028 Summer Olympics With its spartan budget, circus-like décor, and emphasis on moving people through the city by bus, the vision of Los Angeles’s 1984 Summer Olympics seems timely all over again, especially as the extravagant spectacle—and potentially negative […]

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Hikes in Los Angeles: 8 trails with spectacular endings

Posted on July 19, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

From waterfall hikes to shady trails near the beach Los Angeles’s wealth of outdoors activities is no secret, and in sunny Southern California, it’s hardly ever a bad time to get outside. Hiking is a great, cheap way to enjoy the fresh air and fantastic weather, but for those more reluctant hikers—folks who need a […]

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Lisa Vanderpump Hosts Soft Opening of Tom Tom Restaurant and Bar in West Hollywood

Posted on July 17, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Lisa Vanderpump, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz from the reality restaurant TV show Vanderpump Rules, hosted a “soft opening” reception of Tom Tom Restaurant and Bar, which is set to open in West Hollywood in about three weeks. Doors opened at the restaurant located at 8932 Santa Monica Boulevard, in West Hollywood, Wednesday night to give […]

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Inflation Strengthens Case For A June Rate Hike

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Two indicators of inflation this week showed rising wholesale and consumer prices, giving more credence to the likelihood the Federal Reserve will continue hiking interest rates. Wednesday’s report on consumer prices showed inflation over the last 12 months is up 2.4 percent, according to the consumer price index, a metric of prices on common consumer […]

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8 Reasons Selling Without A Real Estate Agent Is A Recipe For Disaster

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

The soul-searching questions home sellers should ask before going FSBO   Let’s face it, selling a home without a real estate agent is just plain risky. FSBOs jeopardize time, money, and most importantly, an advantageous outcome. But, despite research that shows that FSBO listings sell for about 5.5 percent less than comparable properties sold through the MLS, some sellers […]

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Warner Brothers pitches for an aerial tram to the Hollywood Sign

Posted on July 12, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

It’s the most fleshed out gondola proposal yet One of entertainment industry’s largest and most recognizable movie studios wants to get into the transportation business. Warner Brothers announced plans Tuesday for an aerial tram that would ferry visitors to and from the Hollywood Sign. The company would pay for the tram’s construction and would operate […]

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