Bulldog Buzz Category: The Bulldog Blog

The 5th Annual Venice Design Series

The 5th Annual Venice Design Series Artfully Curated One-of-a-Kind Events to benefit Venice Community Housing Don’t miss the 5th Annual Venice Design Series 2019 featuring six artfully curated events that showcase the unique talents and artistic vision found in the eclectic neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Each of the events in the series combines architecture, art,… READ MORE

Posted: 6 days ago

Compass is taking a breather…

  Compass chairman Robert Reffkin has admitted that in some areas the company has fallen short. He highlighted the failed July launch of Powered By Compass, software the company had hoped to license to independent brokerages but was forced to roll-back following criticism from their own agents. “We launched some technology without testing it thoroughly with agents,”… READ MORE

By: Photo Credit: Columbia University and iStock
Posted: 11 days ago

World’s First Underwater Hotel Opens in the Maldives

The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has officially announced the opening of the world’s first underwater hotel residence, a ground-breaking, two-story villa submerged more than 16 feet below sea-level. Now urging guests to dive below the surface of the Indian Ocean, the deep-set dwelling is an ambitious display of architecture, design, and technology. The villa is… READ MORE

Posted: 18 days ago

The AKC Museum of the Dog Opens in New York City

The museum will officially open February 8, 2019. More than 180 pieces of dog artwork and half a dozen interactive digital exhibits line two floors and three stories of New York City’s newest museum: The AKC Museum of the Dog.            … READ MORE

By: Photo courtesy: HJ Kalikow
Posted: 29 days ago

Environmental Report Published for Venice Place Project

The proposed development would bring a boutique hotel to Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The City of Los Angeles has published a draft environmental impact report for the Venice Place Project, the latest step forward for Wynkoop Properties’ proposed boutique hotel on Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The project, slated for an N-shaped site at 1021-1033 and 1047-1051 Abbot… READ MORE

By: STEVEN SHARP
Posted: 1 month, 3 days ago

Contemporary charcoal cottage in Inglewood seeks $650K

Located on an ample cul-de-sac lot in Inglewood, this charcoal-colored home is a Storybook cottage with a modern twist. The two-bedroom house, built in 1925, is newly outfitted with hardwood floors. The living room features high ceilings, exposed beams, and a ladder leading to a lofted bedroom area under a distinctive pitched roof. The kitchen is… READ MORE

Posted: 1 month, 10 days ago

L.A. City Council votes to build homeless shelter in the heart of Venice

  The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Tuesday to open a homeless shelter in the heart of Venice, a project that has become a flashpoint for complaints about tents, filth and crime in the seaside neighborhood. The council voted 13 to 0 to back a 154-bed homeless shelter on Sunset Avenue. Council members… READ MORE

By: Dakota Smith
Posted: 2 months, 6 days ago

Architectural Dog Houses

Designed by Venice Architects and available in the Bulldog Gallery at 2909 Main St., Santa Monica. If you buy a house with Bulldog Realtors, we will gift you a dog house that is modeled after the house you have purchased…. READ MORE

Posted: 2 months, 7 days ago

Santa Monica Zip Codes Among 100 Most Expensive In U.S.

SANTA MONICA, CA – It’s a known fact that California real estate is expensive. Los Angeles County has the highest number of pricey zips of any county nationwide, with 19 of its zip codes making an appearance on the list. But how does Santa Monica compare to the rest of the country? Santa Monica’s 90402… READ MORE

By: By Emily Holland, Patch Staff
Posted: 2 months, 20 days ago

Help Bulldog support the following relief funds for homeless victims of the fire…

    The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund The Fund supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as preparedness efforts. Click Here to Donate   Ventura County Community Foundation Ventura County Community Foundation, in coordination with the City of Thousand Oaks, California Community Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Amgen… READ MORE

Posted: 3 months, 2 days ago

Zillow Stock Tanks

The day after its third quarter earnings report was released, Zillow’s stock tanked — dropping more in Wednesday’s trading than it ever has in a single day’s trading since since its IPO launched in 2011. On Tuesday, the real estate giant released its third quarter earnings, reporting revenue for the third quarter increased 22% from the same… READ MORE

Posted: 3 months, 4 days ago

Proposition 5: Voters won’t expand property tax savings for older homeowners

The measure would have allowed some homeowners to take low property taxes with them when moving With the defeat of Proposition 5, California voters have decided not to give older homeowners more breaks on their property taxes. With 97 percent of state precincts reporting statewide, the measure has garnered less than 42 percent of the vote…. READ MORE

Posted: 3 months, 10 days ago

Economics of Buying a Beach Home

The United States offers many different beach house locations to choose from, with 24 states bordering an ocean or the Gulf of Mexico. However, not all beachfront locations are created equal. Each of these states has different tax rates and property values. Certain regions also receive higher volumes of tourists and could prove to be lucrative rental… READ MORE

By: Nathan Buehler
Posted: 3 months, 26 days ago

Great Opportunity to Sell a House

  According to the market research from National Association of REALTORS ®, most of the Americans feel that now is the excellent time to sell a home (77%) – a new record spike. Home owner’s optimism comes from last years of successive price growth. Most of them believe that price will continue to increase. Read the full… READ MORE

Posted: 3 months, 30 days ago

Bear Sighting in the Housing Market?

#1 Bear sighting in the housing market. This should cause some real anxiety. Housing stocks have slid into a Bear Market, just as interest rates are climbing and stock market volatility is ramping up. Of additional concern is the fact that home sales are leveling off and there is weakness at the higher end of home… READ MORE

Posted: 4 months, 9 days ago