Until I moved to Los Angeles, I didn’t know that Magic Johnson made most of his money from real estate. If it’s a young basketball player’s dream to make it to the NBA, it should be a rookie NBA player’s dream to make it into the real estate game to the level that Magic Johnson has.
The whole country knows it, Los Angeles has bad traffic. The funny thing about traffic is, everyone thinks they have it worse. No where else in the US comes close to the traffic in LA…not….even….close!
We interviewed Branden Annotti, a Los Angeles general contractor, about investing in a fixer upper. Here’s what he had to say about what’s most important to spend your money on.
We interviewed Dakota Weiss, the executive chef at The W Los Angeles Westwood Hotel and recent contestant on Bravo TV’s Top Chef Season 9. Dakota lives Downtown Los Angeles. Check out this interview to find out how Dakota likes living in Downtown Los Angeles and which restaurants are her favorite places to eat around town.
When clients who are new to the area ask us, “Where is the best place to live in L.A.?” we politely remind them that the answer is different for everyone. The entire region is well over 4,000 square miles and home to 15+ million people.
Due to the sheer magnitude in size of Los Angeles, it’s important to work with a real estate broker who is familiar with the area you are looking to live. A broker with local expertise will be able to provide much more insight into the pricing trends of their individual area–expertise which can save you thousands of dollars on a home purchase.
One of the best things about Los Angeles is that it has something for everyone. Here is a list of some of our favorite things to do in Los Angeles.