Spring Maintenance Tips

Start one step at a time and you’ll find it’s easy to accomplish

1. Check your electrical and GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outlets to make sure they work safely Completion Time: 5 minutes per outlet Difficulty: Easy

2. Clean your kitchen cabinets. Smoke, grease, food spills and fingerprints make your kitchen cabinets look grubby. . . . → Read More: Spring Maintenance Tips

6106 Denny Ave – Beautiful North Hollywood House For Sale, Only $495,000-SOLD

6106 Denny Ave is a lovely home, decorated in the best of taste. An upgraded 2 bedroom home [986sqft & 6750lot], just move in and enjoy. Click through for more photos, information and easy loan options.

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Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

You may have seen hand drawn flyers up in the Encino Park neighborhood, asking if anyone has seen or found Jim’s family tortoise. She wandered out of his backyard and unlike a dog or cat won’t know how to get back home.

So here’s where Jim needs your help. Please keep you eyes pealed in . . . → Read More: Need Your Help to Find Missing Tortoise

LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm

LOS ANGELES — With a major storm front moving into Los Angeles this week, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) stands ready to respond to rain-related electrical problems that may occur, and reminds Angelenos to use caution around downed power lines, which may be live wires and potentially fatal.

During storms, power . . . → Read More: LADWP Urges Caution During Upcoming Storm

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: What it Means for Real Estate

While property rights are generally a state issue, the federal recognition of marriage between gay couples will have a significant impact on home owners. . . . → Read More: Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: What it Means for Real Estate

Investors Take Big Bite Out of Housing Market

Hedge funds and private equity firms are looking to cash in on real estate, “rushing in to buy up companies and assets in every part of the housing supply chain, including undeveloped land, homebuilders, foreclosed homes, and building parts manufacturers,” . . . → Read More: Investors Take Big Bite Out of Housing Market

Burglary Ring Hits Vacationing L.A. Times Subscribers

Detectives say suspects obtained lists of subscribers who had submitted “vacation holds.”

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that three men have been arrested in connection with $1 million in burglaries from the homes of vacationing Times subscribers.

The burglaries occurred over the past three years, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

“Detectives said . . . → Read More: Burglary Ring Hits Vacationing L.A. Times Subscribers

Your Home – Your Nest Egg

No matter what real estate trends look like, buying a house is always a big decision. So when is the right time to make this investment? . . . → Read More: Your Home – Your Nest Egg