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Aug. 21, 2020

ADUs Grow in Popularity as More People Work From Home

Looking around many Westside Los Angeles neighborhoods and you wouldn't think there is a pandemic happening. Sold signs are common and construction continues at a strong pace. When we decided to purchase our Spanish Remodel in the spring, it was an uncertain time to buy, but we thought at ...

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Aug. 14, 2020

What's Open the Last Weekend Before School

For many Los Angeles students this is the last weekend before school starts. As public schools begin the school year with online education next week, parents and kids alike are preparing for their first day of digital learning.


The Santa Monica Pier is open with limited hours; surrounding beaches are ...

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Aug. 12, 2020

Final Walkthrough: An Important Part of Your Home Purchase

At Heyler Realty, we've always emphasized the importance of inspections. In a recent blog post, we discussed that inspections are a time when the buyer can go back to the seller if they find major issues with the home and possibly renegotiate. A final walkthrough can be just as ...

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July 29, 2020

Buyers Keep Los Angeles Housing Market Hot

One of Heyler Realty's agents, Kate Kennedy, has one client with their condo currently in escrow, and she just helped a buyer close on a home on the Westside. We asked her how things are going this summer and this is what she had to say.

For her clients ...

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July 24, 2020

Drive-In Movies Are Back

The first movie I saw at a drive-in movie was Cujo. It was 1983, I was 12, and I thought it was so cool to go to the drive-in with my sister and her older friends (and in my dad's red VW bus with Coca-Cola curtains, no less)—and ...

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July 22, 2020

Inspections: Why They Are So Important for Buyers



It is without saying that when you buy a home it is a huge financial investment, especially if you are buying in Los Angeles. This is why inspections are a smart investment as well; inspections are done just after a home goes into escrow and allow the buyer(s) to ...

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July 9, 2020

3 Reasons Now Is a Good Time to Sell Your Home

The May home sales reports are in: Although home sales were down the month of May, the decline was caused by a lack of listings, not a lack of interest (active listings dipped by 30% in May per California Association of Realtors), and low interest rates continue to create a ...

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July 2, 2020

The Spanish Remodel: Electrical

When we decided to purchase an older home, we knew that the most important thing was to make sure the electrical was "up to code." It goes without saying that we want to keep our family safe and most older homes have not been rewired (and apparently can hide some ...

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June 25, 2020

Slim Seller Market Creates Buyer Demand

In the past few months there has been an uptick in mortgage applications; perspective homebuyers are taking advantage of the historically low interest rates. Real Estate agents are still seeing multiple offers on homes and Los Angeles continues to show an increase in buyer demand. Why are there so many ...

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June 22, 2020

The Spanish Remodel: Asbestos

If purchasing an older home, you should consider doing an asbestos inspection.

This past week we were supposed to start demolition on our new home. However, like all remodeling projects, or so it seems so on HGTV, we hit a bump in the road. Our contractor brought in his demolition ...

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