Back in 2005, Los Angeles passed the Small Lot Subdivision ordinance which allows for the creation of a unique housing option. Rather than build condominiums, developers can subdivide multifamily lots and commercial parcels into smaller parcels and build individual homes on them. These homes have smaller lots than traditional single family homes, but generally come with smaller price tags as well. There are no home owner association dues per se, but owners are typically prohibited from making significant changes in the appearance of the building's exterior.
Perhaps you are familiar with Eagle Rock's Rock Row.
Rock Row is...
If you've been looking for a good sized home in Silver Lake California's Ivanhoe School District
, your wait may be over. A 3 bedroom, 4 bath, home of 2600+ square feet just came on the market in Silver Lake CA
Located at 2336 Moreno Drive, this 1940 Silver Lake CA home
was designed and built by noted architect Harry Hayden Whiteley. It's one of few examples of Streamline Moderne architecture on this side of the ...
Sure, you can get a variety of cheese, wine and gift basket fare at Trader Joes
, in Silver Lake
, but for a true gastronomical experience, you should really check out The Cheese Store of Silver Lake
. Chris Pollan, the store's proprietor, decided that after 25 years managing music tours, it was time for a change. He spent three years working with a friend at The Cheese Shop of Beverly Hills and decided he'd found his life long passion. So with a sense of adventure, he opened The Cheese Store of Silver Lake
in November of 2002. It's pretty obvious from the crowds the shop gathers that this well kept secret is not such a secret any more!
My recent posts about the Station Fire
and home buyers not being able to get home insurance
have reminded me of the importance of keeping yourself adequately protected should disaster strike. I'm not talking about 50 gallon drums of drinking water and being ready for "the big" one. I'm referring to hazard insurance coverage on your home and other property you may own.
When was the last time you check your ...
The station fire
is about 50% contained as of today. The fire has destroyed nearly 155,000 acres, including 76 homes, 2 commercial structures and 86 out buildings. The station fire ranks at the largest ever in Los Angeles Count y and full containment is not expected until Sept 15.
Here's a photo of the smoke that I snapped while shopping in Pasadena
If you are in escrow to purchase property in Altadena...
Well priced Silver Lake
real estate is selling relatively quickly. There is not a particularly large inventory homes for sale in the area right now. The mls show the current active listing inventory to be only 37 homes. The follow chart shows Silver Lake Real Estate Market
activity for the Month of August, 2009.
Now let's take a look at some year to date figures from January 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009. These figures are for single family homes in Silver Lake...