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I was excited that a potential buyer contacted me via Active Rain in response to a blog I posted about some new construction in Echo Park. He emailed me to tell me he agreed with my thoughts on the property. Terrific! Then he proceeded to ask me if I though $XXX amount was high enough to offer on one of the units and ended his email with "Thanks for your help! Interested in the property!" Now I'm just as anxious to help as the next agent, but who is this person asking the question? He provided only a first name, no phone number and an anonymous email address from a trash2009.com domain address. That is a REAL domain being provided by a company at mytrash.com that provides anonymous email service to protect private email addresses. I can see where this could be very useful in some instances but if you want my help, why are you hiding from me?! How do I know...

Charming Los Feliz Bungalow north of the Blvd just over $700k!

los feliz california bungalow Can you believe it?  A 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath California bungalow north  of the blvd in Los Feliz listed for only $719,000?  This place is full of charm, clean bright and ready to move in.  If you have kids or are planning to have them, there's the added advantage of being in the Franklin Elementary School district. light and bright interior of Los Feliz bungalow los feliz california bungalow has great outdoor space...

New Silver Lake Library Grand Opening on Monday, November 16

The wait is almost over! Yes, Silver Lake's new, LEED certified library is set to have its grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, November 16 at 10:00am.  Special guests will include Los Angeles Mayor Anotnio Villaragosa, Los Angeles City Coucil President Eric Garcetti, Councilman Tom LaBonge and the City Librarian Martin Gomez. Silver Lake new library If you can't make it to the ceremony on Monday morning, you'll have another chance to cebrate on the weekend.  The Friends of the Silver Lake Library who have been instrumental in getting this library built,...

The Sunset Five - New Architectural Condos on Sunset Blvd in Echo Park

It seems a lot of buyers are looking for modern architecture these days and for those who like the open feel of a loft but also want to have walls and doors on their bedrooms, the Sunset Five in Echo Park could be an option. An option, if you're ready to be an urban pioneer.
Echo Park, has changed dramatically over the years and is attracting buyers who like the urban landscape and diverse culture. This new development may be just what the doctor ordered or it may be a little ahead of its time for its particular location.
The modern exterior of concrete block, glass and corrugated metal is a sharp contrast to the surrounding properties. There are old homes on either side and across the street, a commercial strip of little shops and a neighborhood bar called Little Joy. It seems it may be a while before...
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