Buying real estate in Los Angeles is an exciting process, but it can also be a difficult one. Unlike some other areas of the country, Los Angeles' architectural history and style is extremely diverse, resulting in neighboring homes with completely different backgrounds. Instead of colonial homes or Read More
While plenty of people love the charm of an old home, not every potential homebuyer is on the hunt for a turn-of-the-century Tudor or traditional Craftsman home. For some people, a new home should be totally unique and modern both inside and out. If you're looking for modern real estate in Los Angeles, Read More
One of the biggest draws of Southern California is the beautiful beachfront living. With more than 330 days of sunshine a year, it's no wonder that Californians love spending time on the sandy shores - and living nearby can eliminate troublesome commuting and parking at the beach. Plus, living by the Read More
Some cities are known for their architecture, from historic brownstones in Boston to wrought iron balconies in New Orleans and sprawling plantations in Charleston, South Carolina. In Los Angeles, a diverse array of backgrounds and histories has combined to create a totally unique combination of architectural Read More
Not everyone who's looking for real estate in Los Angeles is a newlywed or a family man - Southern California is a popular haven for young singles, as well. With a diverse population composed of many actors and actresses as well as young professionals, artists and scholars, there are plenty of new people Read More
The Pasadena area of Southern California is located just 20 minutes north of downtown Los Angeles, but it feels like worlds apart. With a population of more than 130,000, Pasadena is a city in its own right - the ninth largest in California, in fact. When searching for real estate in Los Angeles, young Read More
Los Angeles may not be known for outdoor activity the way that cities like Boulder and Denver are, but that doesn't mean there's not plenty for active people to do in the area. In fact, Los Angeles is home to some unique flora and fauna and gorgeous year-round weather that make it ideal for those who Read More
Los Angeles may not be steeped in colonial American tradition like Philadelphia or Boston, but it certainly has its own unique history - and its many historical landmarks reflect that. One important landmark is the Sixth Street Viaduct, a massive concrete structure connecting the Boyle Heights neighborhood Read More
New information recently released by DataQuick shows that Southern California has experienced an uptick in both and new and existing home sales throughout the month of August, and many experts forecast that the real estate growth will continue into 2013. Some are even optimistic that a rise in home sales Read More
New information recently released by DataQuick shows that Southern California has experienced an uptick in both and new and existing home sales throughout the month of August, and many experts forecast that the real estate growth will continue into 2013.
If you're buying your first home in Los Angeles, there are a few things to look for to make sure you're getting a good deal.
Good amenities for families
Many first-time buyers of real estate in Los Angeles are young couples who may not have any children yet, but are considering starting a family in Read More
Many first-time buyers of real estate in Los Angeles are young couples who may not have any children yet, but are considering starting a family in the next few years. If raising kids is on your radar, you'll want to make sure that you select a neighborhood with a lot to offer young families.