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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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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What $685K buys around LA

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

From Koreatown to El Segundo Join us as we explore what you can buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five homes within $10,000 of today’s price: $685,000. Jeffrey Park, Min Chung | New Star Realty Here’s a two-bedroom unit in the lovely old Miramonte Terrace building in southern Koreatown. […]

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LEARN HOW TO INVEST IN LA

Posted on July 6, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Join us Saturday July 14th2018 8278 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90046 LA Multi Family Meet Up Held on the second Saturday of each month at 11AM Join Our Group www.LAMultiFamilyMeetUp.com JULY’s TOPIC UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF INVESTING IN MULTIFAMILY. 1.Cash flow 2. Appreciation 3. Equity Build Up4. Tax Benefits Our monthly Meet Up […]

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