Do you need a place to stay for the month of September?  Maybe a stay-cation near the beach to wind down the summer?

6 Signs You’re Ready To Sell Your Home

Many factors can impact the decision to sell your home, but how do you know when it’s the best time to sell?  Here are six surefire signs it’s time to sell your home now.

The Fratelli Cafe

  I am always on the lookout for a good breakfast place.  I believe breakfast is a meal you can eat at any time of the day!  I recently tried the Fratelli Cafe for brunch and it was fantastic! The Fratelli Cafe is located in the heart of Melrose and offers a wide selection of dietary […]

How To Do A Utility Inspection Without Electricity

  Part of your due diligence when buying a home is the physical inspection of the property.  You will want to hire a professional and certified home inspector to check the property from top to bottom for any defects or areas for concern.  A home inspector will make sure the structure is up to code […]

10 Natural Ways To Combat Ants

  Have an ant problem?  Avoid harsh chemicals with these 10 all natural and effective solutions!   Ants feel very comfortable inviting themselves into my home.  This summer they seem to have spread the word that my kitchen is the place to be.  Nearly every morning I wake up to a sea of tiny moving […]

10 Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Lender

  Getting ready to buy a home? Make sure you ask these 10 key questions when you submit your mortgage application:   1. What is the interest rate on this mortgage? Ask for the lender’s loan estimate, which breaks down the interest rate and fees. It will include the annual percentage rate (APR), which accounts […]

Bay Area Techies Get No-Money-Down Mortgages

  After living expenses, student loans, credit cards, car payments, and all your other bills, it can be a challenge to put away any significant portion of your income for a down payment on a new home.  If you happen to work in Silicon Valley making a decent salary at a tech startup, however, you […]

Expo Line To Add More Cars

L.A. Metro ridership increases, leading to overcrowding on the two newest rail extensions.  But Metro is on it.   I took the metro this weekend to get to the Hollywood Bowl.  From where I live, I take the Expo line to Downtown and the Red line to Hollywood.  Someday there will be more North/South lines […]

Airbnb Brings In New Billions

  Airbnb is not a small startup that can be casually dismissed.  It’s a snowball, now almost the size of the hotel industry.   AirBnB might not have all that much to worry about after all.  New partnerships with travel management companies and even airlines are solidifying the company’s longevity in the vacation rental industry.  […]

August 2016 Free Museum Days!

  Museums are awesome, but I think we can all agree that free museums are even better.  There are 15 days in August where you can visit some of L.A.’s best museums for free!  Get your calendar ready!   FREE MUSEUM DAYS AUGUST 2016 August 2nd Kidspace Children’s Museum (from 4 to 8 p.m.) August 4th […]