Sheryl Crow Sells Compound in Hollywood Hills for $11 Mil+

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It took two years and some serious price cuts, but veteran folk rocker Sheryl Crow has at long last sold her 10.28-acre compound at the base of the Hollywood Hills, for $11.085. The sale price is nearly a million less than its previous, $11.95 million pricetag, and almost $5 million less than the $15.95 million the nine-time […]


Jodie Foster Finally Sheds Bird Streets Nest for $5 Million

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After more than a year, several price chops and a change of high-powered real estate agents, Jodie Foster has finally sold her former home in the star-studded Bird Streets nabe for $4,995,000. The famously semi-reclusive two-time Oscar winner acquired the property in 1995 for an unknown amount from supermodel and actress Cheryl Tiegs, and first put the […]


Just Listed in Brentwood – 2061 Westridge Road

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2061 Westridge Rd Experience easy California living in this wonderful single story home, situated above the street on a corner knoll with nearly a 10k sq ft lot! Great flow for entertaining, all public rooms and master bedroom lead out to patio, pool, and yard space! Light filled living room, bar/lounge area have high ceilings, […]


Big Industries Bring Big Bucks, but Little Turnover

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The unemployment rate for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale metropolitan area slid from 10% to 8.1% between the summers of 2013 and 2014 as the number of people unsuccessfully looking for work plunged 18.6% to 399,000, according to a recently released report. High-paying industries are ratcheting up their hiring, the report said. Local employers in the […]


Samo Indie Offers Friendly Haven for Independent Filmmakers

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The Santa Monica Independent Film Festival (SaMo Indie) is one of the most filmmaker friendly independent film festivals in the world. Home to one of the largest film markets in the world, Santa Monica is located just west of Hollywood and is home to thousands of entertainment professionals. Come be part of the fun that […]


American Cinematheque at the Aero

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Movie presentations by American Cinematheque, a non-profit, viewer-supported cultural organization, dedicated to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms, from classics to the outer frontiers of the art form. Weekly screenings of art, independent and classic films. Also sneak peaks of upcoming movies with celebrity guest appearances and discussions with film-makers. […]


Pop DJ, Calvin Harris, Goes Big in Beverly Hills

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Per the RealEstalker, DJ Calvin Harris has quietly dished out $15 million+ on a considerably more significant compound off a celeb-lined street in the Beverly Hills post office area. The 2.66-acre property encompasses 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms in 18,000 square feet of interior space that includes a newly constructed main house with four bedrooms […]


How seniors can lessen the mortgage burden

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Depending on circumstances, those retiring with a mortgage can take a variety of steps to lessen the financial burden. If payments are unmanageable, seniors can sell their home and move to a smaller place, said James Wells, a housing counselor with ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions. By downsizing, seniors can not only reduce their mortgage payments […]


How To Buy A Good Feng Shui House

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As the real estate market improves, I find myself property-scouting with clients more and more often for properties to buy and live in. But how to buy a good Feng Shui house “as is” is rather complicated, mostly because Feng Shui was only introduced to the U.S. on a large scale very recently; hence, most […]


Cinema on the Streets Fridays in Santa Monica

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Break out the blankets and beach chairs, but check those umbrellas at the door… the outdoor screening series Cinema on the Street returns to the corner of Third Street and Wilshire on Third Street Promenade with a full slate of films across the genre spectrum. In celebration of Third Street Promenade’s 25th Anniversary, the series […]


Zillow and Trulia to merge in $3.5 billion stock deal

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Zillow and Trulia are the largest home-listing providers that aren’t Realtor-owned Multiple Listing Services. The industry giants are going to merge in a $3.5 billion stock deal. Zillow and Trulia aren’t MLSs, which have the most listings in the country. A Zillow executive told a crowd of real estate agents at a Inman Real Estate Connect event […]