Tag Archives: expensive neighborhood

Venice From Above!

Via Curbed LA – It seems fair to say that word has gotten around that Los Angeles looks great from above. Just in the past few years, we’ve seen superb aerial drone footage of everything from rooftop neon signs to eerily deserted tourist attractions to the bright lights of Downtown LA. Now, videographer Robert McIntosh highlights the singular urban geography… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 9 days ago

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

Via 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… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 17 days ago

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

Via 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… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 month, 9 days ago

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

Via 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… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 month, 19 days ago