Property

Real Estate Report: Live Like a Mid-Century Red Menace in Silver Lake

  Los Angeles after WWII (and before air-conditioning) was a hotbed of both political radicalism and modern design. Sometimes they joined forces and experimented in "Modern" living.     Read More...

Real Estate Report: Room for Everyone in Bernal Heights

  Sometimes, not even the sleekest design or best green intentions will sell a house. Maybe accidentally having a great party space will do it.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: In Noe Valley, A Powder Room to Reckon With

  In San Francisco, a house can't make up its mind what it wants to be when it grows up. And is full of surprises.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Kubla Khan Drops the Price— Xanadu Now $3.5M Less

  Sometimes, reducing the price is the key to selling your house. In this case, $3.5M off the top seems to have done trick. With apologies to both Samuel Colerigde and Olivia Newton-John.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Live Like an Actress-Gardener in Los Angeles

  We look at enough real estate listings online to make our eyes bleed, but not all of it is over-the-top and expensive. Here's a listing in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Los Angeles that's unpretentious, personal, totally livable— not staged— and set in great garden.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: 1959 Ranch Deconstructed in Mandeville Canyon

A new way of looking at the Mid-Century California ranch house and stripping it down to the edge. To quote the realtor, "this home is very buyer-specific." We'd call the results moody and sequestered, neither of which is a bad thing, and we're crazy about the pool.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: In Noe Valley, A Stylish Top-Floor Flat, Room For Lettuce

Sometimes, when the listing says "designer-owned",  you're in for trouble. When the designer is Chloe Warner, you're in for an very pleasant surprise.    Read More...

Real Estate Report: Snoozing Surfside in Malibu's Encinal Bluffs

Seriously, I can't imagine a better place to wake up in. It can be yours for $7.895M.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Million Dollar Bathrooms, From the Sublime to the Ridiculous and Back Again

  Most of us put up with the standard-issue 5-by-8-foot space allotted to bathrooms. We think that's insufferably inadequate for such an important room,  especially if we have to share. So here are five baths we'd happily trade up to.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Old-School Spanish in Los Angeles, $9.25M

  Not every day you see a house with seven bedrooms and its own parking lot. Almost completely un-remodeled. Just leave the kitchen alone.      Read More...

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