Tag Archives: expensive neighborhood

Local Real Estate Agents Leaving Startup Brokerage Compass After Months

The Real Deal – Despite its $1 billion valuation, startup brokerage Compass is having trouble retaining some of its Los Angeles-based recruits. The firm took the L.A. scene by storm when it launched in 2015, poaching some of the West Coast’s top talent, but it has now seen a crop of recent hires return to… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 4 months, 18 days ago

“There Goes The Neighborhood”

KCRW – Listen Now: Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. KCRW and WYNC Studios recently produced an 8-part podcast series on this very topic. To hear the rest of the episodes, click… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 7 months, 15 days ago

West Adams Historical Society’s Annual Living History Tour

West Adam’s Historical Society’s annual Living History Tour, “The Artist’s Way: Poets and Painters, Singers, Songwriters and Artists,” bows on Saturday, September 23 — BUT Early Bird ticket pricing goes away this Friday.  They made music…and art, poetry, photography and dance. And now their stories will come alive with the landmark Angelus Rosedale Cemetery as the stage, as actors –– in… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 8 months, 11 days ago

717 California Featured as Home Of The Week in LA Times

LA TIMES- The spirit and offbeat creativeness of Venice Beach is alive and well at this cozy bungalow, which sits among mixed-media installations and gardens designed by its owner, landscape architect Jay Griffith. Used for decades by Griffith as his garden laboratory, the whimsical setting offers an exercise in marrying art and horticulture. A pedestal… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 9 months, 14 days ago

Zillow hears your ‘Zestimate’ complaints: it’s offering a $1 million prize for a better algorithm

MarketWatch – Zillow is offering a $1 million award to the “person or team who can most improve the Zestimate algorithm.” The announcement of the contest comes one week after Zillow was slapped with a class-action lawsuit over its proprietary home-price tool. The algorithm in question is meant to serve as a starting point in helping people… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 11 months, 13 days ago

What Salary Do You Need to Afford a Home in LA? Nearly $100,000, As It Turns Out

Curbed LA—A typical median-priced home in Los Angeles County out of reach for the vast majority of residents, according to a new analysis from the California Association of Realtors. According to the data, just 29 percent of potential homebuyers can afford a property at county’s median price of $485,800. At that price point, a nearly six-figure household… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 5 days ago

How Venice Became the Most Expensive Neighborhood in Los Angeles | LA Weekly

LA Weekly—Abbot Kinney is only a 10-minute walk from Venice Beach, but it somehow feels much farther. The ocean breeze doesn’t reach that far. You can’t hear the waves. Instead of the smell of the Pacific Ocean, inscrutable scents spill out of tiny, high-end boutiques. Over the course of just a couple of years, Venice has… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 15 days ago