Naples Long Beach: A Local’s Guide to Fun in the Canals

Naples in Long Beach is a truly special place in Southern California and many life long Angelenos still haven’t experienced all that it has to offer. After a few years of living in Naples and a few more living in nearby Belmont Shore, I’m sharing all my recommendations so you can enjoy Naples Island like…

My Mailman: the unlikely property investment mogul

My mailman’s my hero. Well, actually it was my mom’s mailman where I grew up in Wilmington. He owned a shit ton of real estate that he gradually acquired over many years. And he diversified too! He had a solid property mix which included single family and multifamily properties in California and Oregon. As time…

Refresh Your Home (and Life) with Friluftsliv

What is Friluftsliv? Say “Hallo!” to the Norwegian concept of friluftsliv, which translates to “open air life” in English. It’s a way to create a year-round outdoor gathering space that’s going global. Pronouncing it seems hard  (but not really, see below) but utilizing it in your home is not! Intrigued? Let me tell you more……

Taylor Swift Music For Every Stage of the Mortgage Process

Mortgage Process Tips and Taylor Swift Songs Go Hand in Hand, Obviously I’d be lying if I said the mortgage process can’t be stressful sometimes, but it is definitely worth it. Sure there are decisions and paperwork to get through, but who says you can’t embrace the ups and downs like national treasure Taylor Swift…

House Hacking: How to Make Money in Real Estate By Hustling

I understood the meaning of ‘hustle’ long before I knew the word. Back in the day, I sold candy bars at school to make some extra cash (and yes, I came up with the idea long before Randy was doing the same in The Wire. Great minds think alike. 😉) My mom knew I was…

So, You’re a Los Angeles First-Time Home Buyer

Congrats—you’re ready to buy your first home. It’s a big deal, and like any major decision in your life, there are a lot of options out there, and it’s probably a bit overwhelming to figure out where to start. Not to worry, that’s why I’m here. So let’s get into what you need to know…

Monica Geller’s Move-In Cleaning Checklist

Congratulations! You’ve bought your new home. Also, gross! You’re moving into a space that has had a bunch of people walking through, inspecting every nook and cranny, and movers coming in and out of the home in their outside shoes. The horror! Even if on your move-in day, your place looks clean, chances are it’s…

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