Archive for May 2019

June Newsletter: Santa Monica

May 30th, 2019

Summer is officially here! To help you ease your way into the season with plenty of sun and local fun, we’ve compiled the best June events — along with a few key real estate insights, of course. Enjoy!

Real Estate in the News

Mapping the rise of LA’s tallest towers

These towers will forever alter the city’s skyline! To show just how much vertical development is on the way, this map tracks the tallest buildings that are planned and under construction right now around LA. Check it out here.

Compass.com Has a New Look

We’ve revamped our homepage and added even more functionality to make it easier than ever to find homes you’ll love. Click over today to check out properties in your area that you won’t find anywhere else!

Local Events

June is Pride Month in Santa Monica!

Santa Monica Pier, Downtown Santa Monica, and Santa Monica Place, in collaboration with the City of Santa Monica, present the first ever SaMo PRIDE: an entire month of festivities to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusiveness, and acceptance. Learn more here!

Tacotopia @ The Promenade

Tacotopia is a larger-than-life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and taco festival, all rolled up into a funky, immersive exhibit.

The imaginative experience is fun for all ages, and for all the non-taco lovers out there, if that exists, there are plenty of swoon-worthy photo opportunities throughout the exhibit that aren’t taco-centric. Buy your tickets here!

Tips & Tricks

The Best-Designed Building in Every State
From an Olson Kundig–designed home in Idaho to Studio Gang’s Aqua Tower in Illinois, the editors at Architectural Digest identify the structures that stand out among the rest in their respective states right here.

Types of Carpet

How to Choose the Right Carpet for Your Room—and Exactly What to Buy

From material to weave, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to covering your floors. Real Simple breaks down the best buys for every space and to suit every style here.

The Curbed Guide to the World’s Best Design Cities

Searching for your next travel destination? Curbed pinpoints some of the top spots for architecture and culture — and what not to miss out on while you’re there! See their list right here.

Tuesday Open House Round Up

May 28th, 2019

In this series, we share the noteworthy SoCal listings to check out this week. All open Tuesday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Santa Monica

1229 Pacific Street Santa Monica, CA

 

A Magical Spanish Colonial Revival Home that will enchant you with its beauty, charm and original detailing! Learn more

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Square Footage: 1795

Price: $2,395,000

Los Feliz

4744 Los Feliz Boulevard Los Angeles, CA

Pass through the private gate onto the circular driveway and lose yourself in this romantic 1920’s Mediterranean pool home rich with history of a bygone era. Learn more.

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3.5

Square Footage: 3288

Price: $2,895,000

Hollywood

6250 Hollywood Boulevard, Unit 15C/D Los Angeles, CA

Weaving era-specific and avant-garde refinement, The Bower evokes an old-world aesthetic with a modern twist and hint of European flavor. Learn more.

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 4

Square Footage: 4526

Price: $5,995,000

DTLA

1100 Wilshire Blvd, Unit 1911 Los Angeles, CA

Welcome to DTLA’s high-rise jewel featuring a dramatic corner residence w/ impressive 270- degree views from expansive windows throughout. Learn more.

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Square Footage: 1140

Price: $1,145,000

 

Your May Travel Itinerary, the Best Plants for your home and more!

May 24th, 2019

With summer just around the corner, we’re happily soaking up the final weeks of spring this month — and we hope you are, too! Below, we’ve rounded up the local news and decorating tips happening this May. Enjoy!

5 May Travel Destinations for Design Lovers
This month brims with some of the art world’s most highly-anticipated events. Looking for a getaway? Be inspired by Architectural Digest’s lineup of travel-worthy design and culture events here.

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Is Good Health as Simple as Good Design?

Leave it to Google to scientifically prove that a well-designed space improves your wellbeing! The tech company designed an interactive experiment to measure the human response to different environments; read about their findings here with Elle Decor.

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The Perfect Plants for Your Personality

Why not channel the seasonal greenery you see outside by investing in a few well-placed indoor plants? To help you decide which kind to buy, check out Domino’s personalized recommendations right here.