Monday, April 20, 2015

Home & History

RiverPark Celebrates Model Home Grand Opening


The response at RiverPark — LA Urban’s newest community — has been overwhelmingly positive, with Phase One already 50% sold! Consumers note how spacious, airy and livable these single-family and paired homes feel. Consumers also prize the contemporary design, easy entertainment flow and high-caliber finishes throughout

For Sale: Wonderful Mid-Century with Stunning Views


1125 Le Gray Ave | $699,000 | Property Website Wonderful Mid-Century home w/ breathtaking views on one of the best streets in Highland Park. Mesmerizing 180° views that will never disappoint, from the downtown LA skyline to the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. This meticulously maintained home ... Read More »

For Rent: Gorgeous Model Home with Chef’s Kitchen


N. Westmoreland Ave. near Fountain Ave. | $3,695/month  | Property Website Incredibly rare re-modeled home completely redone from top to bottom. The re-creation was done with love, attention to detail, elegance and high-end finishes. It is truly like walking into a model home. We can’t wait ... Read More »

What do Eastside house flippers have against molding?

In defense of molding | Kendyl Young/Flickr-C.C. 2.0

For lovers of old homes, the flipper is often a foe when it comes to preserving a building's historic charm and character. In addition to ripping out original built-in cabinets and tile, one of the most common old house features to wind up in the dumpster is molding - the decorative wood or plaster trim found around doorways and at the top and bottom of walls. Now, urban homesteader and Root Simple blogger Erik Knutzen of Silver Lake wants flippers to think twice before they rip out that molding.