Buying a Home in Silver Lake? Focus on the Big Picture

Focus on the important features when buying a silver lake homeAll too often, people looking for a home in Silver Lake get hung up on small issues and let a home they would love slip away to some other buyer.

Sometimes it's lack of a fence for the dogs or a "foggy" window that makes a buyer reject an otherwise "perfect" house. These small issues are the things that can easily be changed – like carpet or paint colors, or even counter-tops or light fixtures.

The market is tight right now and buyers are competing for homes. If you have managed to get into escrow, be glad your offer was chosen and do not lose focus on what you want. This is not the time to concern yourself with little things. 

Even if a home needs electrical or plumbing work and the seller refuses to make repairs or credit you to make them yourself later, don’t lose sight of the big picture. If the house has a convenient location, the square footage you want, the room arrangement that will fit your lifestyle, and the atmosphere that makes you feel like this could be "home," then think twice before rejecting it over things that can easily be altered. 

No property is ever ‘perfect’ but if it has the right mix of ingredients you can get it pretty close yourself. When you want a home in Silver Lake, give us a call at 213-215-4758.

We'll help you keep your eye on the big picture.

Jenny Durling Broker

L.A. Property Solutions


Currently Active Listings of Silver Lake Homes For Sale



#1 By Twila at 5/19/2013 0:12 AM

Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any
widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet
my newest twitter updates. I've been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

#2 By Jenny Durling at 5/19/2013 2:52 AM

Twila, give me a call and I'll give you some insight on widgets for your site.

#3 By Jenny Durling at 7/24/2013 9:24 PM

Twila - I'm sure there are some widgets like that out there. I tend to tweet from facebook. Try checking twitter to see if there is a way to connect your site directly, that might be the answer.

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