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The Future of Fin Tech, Father’s Day Gifts, and more lifestyle tips to know this week

Happy June! Here’s wishing you a happy summer that’s filled with lots of sun and fun all around. Read on for everything you should do this month and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you.

Real Estate in the News

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The Future Of Real Estate: Fintech 50 2021

From the abyss of an economy-stopping global pandemic, the U.S. real estate market has emerged as arguably the hottest market in the world. Low interest rates and a future of working from home, or at least more flexible office arrangements, caused many Americans to relocate to suburban areas with lower costs and a higher quality of life. The pandemic-driven shifts ignited a residential housing boom and novel financial technology played a huge role in the surging market. Read the story here.

Local Events

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Take a peek inside A.O.C. Brentwood before it opens tonight

One of L.A.’s most influential wine bars is heading west, bringing Spanish fried chicken and a range of biodynamic and organic wines from the Central Coast, France and beyond to Brentwood. Learn more here.

All of L.A.’s outdoor movies in one calendar

Outdoor movies combine two things we love about L.A.: appreciation of movie-making and spending as much time as possible outside. Alfresco screenings usually start to pop up across the city in the late spring, be it atop rooftop bars, at L.A.’s best parks or even at a Hollywood cemetery. Get the list here.

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21 Essential Barbecue Spots in Los Angeles, Summer 2021

Los Angeles has arrived as a barbecue city on the national stage. Gone are the days of overcooked tri-tip and too-saucy ribs. Today’s scene is all about growth and personality, as newcomers mix with longtime barbecue restaurants across the region to create an eclectic, unique moment for smoked meat. Explore the list here.

Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

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50 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad

Although your dad may say he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day this year, you know that showing up without a present isn’t really a possibility. After all, he’s the guy you looked up to (quite literally) all these years, and it’s only fitting to get him a Father’s Day gift that shows just how much you appreciate him and all that he does for your whole family. Courtesy of Good House Keeping
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10 Smart-Home Products to Improve Your Life—Not Complicate It

There are some products that truly do ease certain parts of your life, instead of bringing more stress to them. Here are some of our most tried-and-true smart home devices that have never failed us.

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17 Summer Candles With Major Vacation Vibes

If you’re a candle fan, you know they’re not just for the colder months of the year. In fact, trying new scents each season is one of the best things about candles. When the weather turns warm, I can’t wait to ditch the beloved pine tree and firewood candles for brighter, summery options. Get the list here.