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LA County Property Taxes

October 31, 2018

Reminder for property owners in Los Angeles County that your 1st installment payment of property taxes is due November 1st. Don’t forget that you can pay online (with no transaction fee) using the the LA County online payment system.

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No on Prop 10

October 19, 2018

On November 6th, vote to protect homeownership in California by voting NO on PROPOSITION 10. Despite being called the “Affordable Housing Act,” Proposition 10 would actually make the housing crisis worse. Read more to learn why.

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Eagle Rock Music Festival

October 6, 2018

Happy Friday! Looking for a fun activity this weekend? Tomorrow is the 19th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival (ERMF), produced by the Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock in partnership with Jose Huizar and CD14. The event is free and family (and dog) friendly.

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Spotlight on Pacific Palisades

September 21, 2018

We represented our client on the purchase this gorgeous Cape Cod style four bed, six bath home sitting on over a 1/3 of an acre in the coveted Huntington neighborhood of the Pacific Palisades, walking distance to the Palisades Village.

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Go Dodgers!

September 18, 2018

With baseball postseason around the corner, we suggest getting to a Dodger game before the crowds (and ticket prices) go up. Read more for Ryan Sypek’s insider tips on how to properly enjoy a game AND get the most bang for your buck.

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Giorgio Baldi Restaurant

September 15, 2018

Giorgio Baldi Ristorante is our favorite place for Italian food in Santa Monica. Located on West Channel Road, just east of PCH, this cozy restaurant serves up the best homemade pasta with an excellent dining staff and an almost guaranteed star sighting 🤩.

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Prop 10 & Rent Control

September 5, 2018

There is already a lot of debate surrounding Prop 10 in preparation for the November ballot. As owners and managers of rental properties, a few of which are rent-controlled, we are especially interested in the outcome of this vote.

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Spotlight on Playa del Rey

August 3, 2018

Associate Partner Josh Stein Sapir has lived in Playa del Rey for the past twelve years and describes it as a “gateway from the busy city to your own private oasis.” Read more for his insights on the area & tips on places to visit.

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Remodel or Build an ADU?

June 7, 2018

In the last few months, I have been toying with the idea of remodeling my house to add some additional square footage. After doing some research, I am now considering adding an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) – also referred to as an in-law unit or granny flat.

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Spotlight on Echo Park

June 1, 2018

My friend & partner, Ryan Sypek, lives in Echo Park, & I worked with him on purchasing his first home. He was determined to find a house with a pool. His search started in Downtown LA & then changed to the Eastside, where he found his dream house.

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