Which Billionaire can buy What City

By Jodi Summers Los Angeles likes being on top…though we’d rather be famous than infamous. But today, we’re infamous, as Forbes sites L.A. as the most overpriced housing market in the U.S. Forbes then ranked these metros using four measures: average salary for workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher, with data from PayScale.com; annual […]

By Jodi Summers   The Millard House captures the romantic side of Frank Lloyd Wright. In his autobiography, FLW recounted his elation when he discovered the building site, “My eyes had fallen upon a ravishing ravine . . . in which stood two beautiful eucalyptus trees. . . . No one would want to build […]

NEW MARKET TERMS We get lots of interesting email…this one, from Sanddra ay Costalife Services rollover@costalifeservices.com gives us a chuckle… BULL MARKET — A random market movement causing an investor to mistake himself for a financial genius. BEAR MARKET — A 6 to 18 month period when the kids get no allowance and the wife […]

    By Jodi Summers     The rest of Los Angeles is on fire, and we are fortunate to be comfortable here at the beach, that’s why we love Santa Monica – every day is a holiday. Searching for recent Santa Monica sales statistics for you, and we notice that each sources offers a […]

A GLOSSARY OF GREEN LIVING TERMS   by Jodi Summers   A glossary of green living terms. Be green + grow:   ·         2000-watt society — The 2000-watt society (2,000-Watt Society) is a vision, originated by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich at the end of 1998, in which each person in the developed […]