Wow! This is just too good. Before I sat down to write this post I set the mood and cranked up Hues Corporation "Rock The Boat," and the refrain -Rock on with your bad self -pretty much sums this place up. This is real. On the market in Massachusetts - AS IS! The current … Continue reading “That 70s Show”
The only way I would leave the house I love, is to have a house created and built by the architect, Barbara Bestor. Architects turn a space into a feeling, and Bestor’s work always feels good. Her form fits the function, whether it’s a home, restaurant, office space, or a variation on these things like … Continue reading I Only Want What’s Best [or]
There was a whimsical sign in the elevator that said, "Try and slow your breath when you see the view," and the building was all of four stories, so I thought, oh - that's cute - the agent has a sense of humor. Nice! And the apartment was very pretty. It was bright, and clean, … Continue reading 2 – Rooms w/ a Kick-Ass View
Studio City | Spanish | 3 Bed. 2 Bath List Price: $ 1,149,000 | S O L D for $1,185,000 on 9/13 Sq. ft. 1,901 This is a beautifully preserved, solid little Spanish classic with vintage details in tact. Situated on a quiet tree lined street and features a spacious & grassy back … Continue reading SOLD: Spanish Bungalow / Studio City
There’s no doubt that King’s Roost is a way of life for the owner, Roe Sie. The moment you walk in and listen to him kick around the concept of Urban Homesteading, which is the idea behind King’s Roost, it’s clear he’s done the research, and walks the walk. His rhetoric is agile, his facts … Continue reading The Bread of Life at King’s Roost
When you land at LAX you see a dull beige urban sprawl heavily punctuated by aqua-blue swimming pools. Having grown up in Chicago, the sheer volume of these blue squares still amazes me. It was only when I saw Fast Times at Ridgemont High that I realized out in L.A., middle-class homes could have a swimming … Continue reading Salt Water v. Chlorine
How to buy a house with no money down? I googled this question, and got a slop of stale Ads, and numerical lists with inane titles like, 5 Ways to Buy, 6 Things to Know, 3 Reasons to Be. It was a dreary and useless rehash of what's obvious. Finance requires Sacrifice! Borrow the … Continue reading How Do You Buy a House with No Money Down?