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…

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…

How to Build Credit to Buy a House (and not a Nissan)

“Where your job is your credit” Big Boy from Power 106 (where hip hop lives) If you lived in Los Angeles in the 90s, you KNOW this quote. I remember hearing Big Boy close out every Universal City Nissan radio ad with this classic line SO many times, it formed my entire young adult understanding…

Los Angeles Cheap Date Night Ideas for 2021

As you know, we love J. Lo around these parts, and she knew what she was talking about when she said, “my love don’t cost a thing.” Planning extravagant outings with your honey can be great, but sometimes, the most memorable evenings are the ones that end up being practically free. So here are some…

What to know about building an ADU in Los Angeles County and Surrounding Areas in California

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an extra living space you add on to an existing residence Often times called a “Granny Flat” or a “mother-in-law” suite, but relax: most of the time (if you’re lucky) your mother-in-law is not going to reside in the ADU. In fact, most homeowners use them as a source of…

The Best Los Angeles Suburbs [UPDATED 2022]

Get to Know the Best Los Angeles Suburbs and the Myths About Suburban LA Here’s our list of the best Los Angeles suburbs: Rancho Palos Verdes Rolling Hills Estates Palos Verdes Estates Long Beach Redondo Beach Manhattan Beach Calabasas San Marino Santa Monica Culver City Malibu Pasadena Pacific Palisades Topanga …but before you start revving…

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