Whats up with the market in Burbank Ca

Market update for Burbank Ca for November 2018-  For those of you who would like to know whats going on with real estate here in Burbank. This is a brief update leading into the Holiday’s for my fellow neighbors and Burbank residents.

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The market is shifting!  Affordability remains to be an issue and will continue for the foreseeable future for some.  Home buyers are now paying 5% interest rates for a 30-year loan coupled with sky high prices, we are now seeing more inventory on the market as compared to last year and the year before. That means the purchasing power of the consumer is less than what has been over the last ten years based on record low interest rates. So just keep this in mind would-be-sellers when you consider selling. (Zillow isn’t always correct)

More inventory means more to choose from and less demand. So naturally sales prices should start to reflect a shift in what you can truly get for your home based on buyers simply have more to choose from.

We usually see a decline in activity or homes for sale at this time of year but right now there are 100 single family homes on the market. The median list price is 957,000. Out of the 100 SFR for sale 46 of those are priced at $1 million+ or higher with average of 54 days on market.

This tells me sellers and agents need to be realistic about pricing their properties if you truly need to move. Buyers my advice to you is be smart about making your next move, Is the market going to see a significant drop in sold prices ?? I’d expect agents to start shifting asking prices down in the next few years as the Fed will continue to raise Interest Rates. Thats is my opinion on the state of the real estate market not only here in Burbank but in Los Angeles in general.

Where are people going? In my conversation with my fellow Keller Williams agents across the country, Angelenos seem to be moving to places like Idaho, Phoenix, Vegas and Austin, Texas to name a few.

As a real estate professional I would like to offer my services to those of you who need a trusted Realtor in the community. I not only can help you sell or purchase a home here in Burbank and the surrounding areas, with the power of Keller Williams Realty, I can place you in the hands of hand picked agent in the area that you will be relocating to.

Snap shot of local inventory in the surrounding areas.

SFR- Single Family Residences

Glendale – 93 SFR for sale

North Hollywood- 73 SFR for Sale

Studio City -97 SFR for sale

Eagle Rock | Glassell Park | Highland Park- 143 SFR for sale

 

Feel free to reach out to me anytime with your questions, concerns or if you need my advice or when you need my Real Estate services I am here to be of service to you.

Michael Mersola | Keller Williams Realty | DRE Lic 01503186

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A must have Edward Fickett Mid Century is up for sale in Reseda. – By Michael Mersola of Keller Williams Realty Los Feliz

Calling all Mid-Century enthusiast – This Edward Fickett designed home has just hit the market in Reseda this week (July 18th, 2018). I have written about these Fickett homes before. This particular home is a 3 bed 2 baths 1430 sqft. Typical of a Mid Century home this property has an open floor plan, wood beamed vaulted ceilings and has the feeling of everything you expect in a home of this era.

The boundaries of the Sherman Park tract are as follows Saticoy to the south, Strathern to the north, Lindley to the west and White Oak to the east.

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The Sherman Park Tract was built in 1953. Fickett designed many homes and apartments in his heyday. It is said he designed somewhere between 30,000-50,000 homes in the Valley, In the Hills south of the BLVD in Encino, and he even collaborated in the design of Dodger Stadium.

Some of his better-known homes are located in the Hollywood Hills up in Nichols Canyon and the Condo Apartments at the Hollywood Riviera in West Hollywood CA.

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Yarmouth Ave, Reseda CA | Mid Century Modern Fickett Home

“Built c. 1950, the Sherman Park Tract, designed by Fickett and Ray Hommes; the Sherman Park Sub-Division was the first tract (925 houses at $6,950) in Reseda, CA; designed in four sizes: A, B, C and D; the A Model cost $10,200; the B Model $11,400; the C Model contained 1,131 square feet; the D Model cost $11,400 and contained 1,145 square feet; the ceramics expert William Manker, acted as a color consultant; Martha Weaver, Interior Designer for Barker Brothers, the venerable Los Angeles furniture store, did interior design work”; (http://pcad.lib.washington.edu/building/2144/)  link.

 

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Listing is courtesy of Keller Willaims Realty


I am a big fan of these homes, first, the potential of this tract and the idea of fully restoring these homes to their former 50’s vibe excites me. Mid-century homes are all the rage among buyers nowadays in Los Angeles.

Just so you know I am a local agent with (Keller Williams Realty in Los Feliz)

For you, Mid-Century fans when you read this on google or find this blog post on interwebs give me a call or shoot me an email if you have questions about these unique homes Mid-Century homes in the San Fernando Valley.

Should you be specifically in the market for a Mid-Century Modern home in Los Angeles I would be happy to assist you in your search. Give me a call at 818-631-5636 or contact me below. Thank you for taking the time to read this and I look forward to being of service to you in the near future.

Michael Mersola | Realtor | Keller Williams Los Feliz
Michael Mersola – Your go-to agent in Los Angeles

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My top five homes for sale in NELA- Highland Park, Eagle Rock, and Glassell Park for July 2018 – Brought to you by Michael Mersola

Looking to buy a home in North East LA? Summer buying season is in full swing now but is there a lull in the market? Are you on the hunt for the perfect pad on the Eastside of town? There is a lot of value on this side of town with over 120 listings in NELA to pick from. In this blog post, I will show my top five pads I would buy today!

Where are all the coolest cribs for sale in NELA?

Continue below to find out!

So what can you buy out here in Highland Park, Eagle Rock, and Glassell Park/ Mount Washington right now?

Let’s start with this amazing Mid Century Modern pad in Eagle Rock.


#1

On my list

5127 Mount Helena Avenue, LA 90041 

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Priced at $2 million dollars (ya I know crazy for Eagle Rock) you can be the proud owner of this new take on a classic Mid Century Modern home. Built in the last year or so this killer pad has everything a modern buyer could want and more. This retake on an MCM home is brought to you by Urban Dweller. Thier latest project is an elegant modern Mid Century, perfectly blends style and space with 2001 sq foot Main House and 781 sq ft guesthouse/ADU, and a comfy roof deck to enjoy the warm LA nights. The bonus with this incredible property is the ADU Accessory Dwelling Unit has two bedrooms, kitchen, living, and 1 full bath. It has a separate address so you can rent it out to help out with your mortgage payment.

 

For more information or to schedule a showing for this property email me Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com

Listing is courtesy of Compass


#2

On my list……

6043 Burwood Ave, Los Angeles CA 90041

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This revamped 1912 California Bungalow in Highland Park CA sits on a fully fenced lot with mature landscaping. Updated with modern conveniences the home still maintains its original charm with wide-plank white Oak floors, fireplace with rock finish, high ceilings with recessed lighting and “Crema Marfil” kitchen counters with super white cabinetry & farmhouse sink. The main bath features Carrera marble finish on period cabinetry and a great clawfoot tub. The master suite has high ceilings and a great master bath with “Ann Sacks” tile, rainforest shower and dual sinks. A very private backyard/patio area for year-round entertaining with raised flower beds, a tangelo tree and vegetable garden with drip irrigation sits adjacent to a garage/bonus space ready for your imagination.

 

For more information or to schedule a showing for this property email me

Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com


 

#3

On my list……. 

2337 Addison Way, Los Angeles Ca 90041

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Stylish modern Spanish on a HUGE flat lot in the heart of Eagle Rock. Originally built in 1922 but a recent renovation has brought this charming 3BR/2BA home well into the 21st century with tasteful updates and finishes. A covered patio greets as you enter into a light-filled living room with decorative fireplace. Dining area connects to a high-end kitchen with easy access outside. Two bedrooms share a bath & the large master has en-suite bath and walk-in closet. French doors from master lead out to a deck and the massive backyard with tons of space to play or even add a pool. This nearly 10,000sf lot is one of the biggest on the street with an incredible amount of usable space as well as fruit trees & veggie garden area. A detached garage is a great bonus room and there is a large basement workshop area. Central HVAC, new windows, built-in BBQ. Located close to many Eagle Rock & NELA hot spots such as Max City BBQ, Walt’s Bar, Swork and Sprouts Market. Eagle Rock living at its best.

For more information about this home or to schedule a showing e-mail me

Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com

Listing is courtesy of Rob Kallick


 #4

On my list……

1343 Wildwood Drive, Los Angeles CA. 90041

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Warm, beautiful and bright! This meticulously modern 4bed/4 bath home is a testament to everything that booming Eagle Rock has to offer. Hardwood floors span corner-to-corner and lead to breathtaking views that follow you into almost every room. The stunningly bright living room and its private balcony give you a personal view of canyons and sparkling city lights while just around the corner a formal dining room opens to the expertly reimagined chef’s kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and custom tiled backsplashes. The views continue as you head downstairs, with multiple bedrooms boasting their own own private balconies and en-suite baths. Head outside to a gorgeous custom wood deck that hovers above a meticulously landscaped & fenced backyard just waiting for you to host summer BBQ’s and dinner parties. Whether it’s a family adventure to one of the many nearby parks or a carefree day of shopping and dining on Colorado Blvd and everything the relates to living in NELA and Eagle Rock specifically.

 

For more information about this home or to schedule a showing e-mail me

Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com

Listing is courtesy of Keller Williams Realty


 #5 

On my list….. 

3756 Brillant Dive, Los Angeles CA 90065

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My good friend Brandon Harnsberger just listed these new construction cribs up in the Hills of Mt. Washington here in Los Angeles. There are five new homes to choose from all are clean, contemporary pads that met the demands of your local LA buyers out there.
3756 Brilliant Drive is a sophisticated, exclusive and modern three-level hillside home. Spectacularly built with a custom design, it features 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, wood floors and dramatic high ceilings. The home is flooded with natural light, creating warmth & beauty throughout. The kitchen boasts an open floor plan, natural stone countertops and includes energy efficient appliances. Enjoy a separate private patio in the full master suite. The bathroom has dual vanities, with separate shower and relaxing soaking tub. Extra special feature: A lower level bedroom suite with built-in wet bar and deck, perfect for an office or studio. All this plus a two-car garage with direct entrance and a large backyard with plenty of space to bask in the abundant sunshine in a private hillside setting. Imagine a lifestyle near LA’s hippest enclaves with a short drive to Downtown LA, Silverlake, and trendy Highland Park.

Listing is courtesy of Harnsberger Realty

For more information about this home or to schedule a showing e-mail me

Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com


 

Here is a snapshot of whats happening in this local marketplace for North East LA

There are 127 Active listings between Eagle Rock, Glassell Park and Highland Park

So the good news is there plenty to choose from and a variety of styles and price ranges to navigate and pick from.

Buyers if and when you find this blog post, should you find this useful please don’t hesitate to subscribe. Also, I can sign you up for custom search via the MLS with the homes that match your criteria.

 

Thanks for reading, should you be making a move soon don’t hesitate to reach out to Michael Mersola of Keller Williams Realty.

My team and I are here to open doors for you and or sell your property when you make your next move in life.

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My Top Five Pads for Sale in NELA- LA’s Most wanted Real Estate Blog

It is Springtime in Los Angeles, the market is starting to heat up just like the weather is this weekend! As a realtor in LA, it is important to keep up with all the latest listings to hit the market on a weekly basis. The one thing I enjoy most about this business is previewing these homes on a weekly basis. This weekend I wanted to point out to you the reader, my top five homes for sale in NELA or North East Los Angeles. Oh and if you are wondering what communities that makeup NELA (Real Estate Lingo) Here you go. Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, & Mountain Washington


Let’s start with this smooth, sleek and modern home in the Hills of Highland Park

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Listing is courtesy of L34 Group out of Highland Park & Pacific Union International

 MLS 18-340458

Diedra Solomone CALBRE#: 01325829


Pad #2

3723 York Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90065

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3723 York Blvd | Glassell Park | 90065

This sleek and modern home in Glassell Park has been thoughtfully redesigned. Upon entering, you are welcomed by the front porch with beautiful wood details into the light-filled living & dining room with open concept floor plan, perfect for entertaining. The stunning kitchen with custom walnut cabinets with brass hardware and quartz countertops is sure to impress. The spacious master bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom, luxuriously appointed with designer tile, a floating vanity and Newport Brass fixtures. Sets of French doors offer access to the beautifully landscaped yard while bringing in natural light. Two additional bedrooms, a guest bathroom and finished garage complete this house. Conveniently located, minutes to Downtown, and everything on the Eastside.

Listing is courtesy of Douglas Elliman | MLS # 18-340238


WHAT!!!! A Remodeled home in LA for under $700K? Yes, Sir! But this cute hillside home is in the not so heard of the community of El Sereno, Got you thinking like Hmmm do🤔 I want to venture in there?? Well, El Sereno is one community that investors such as NELA Homes and first-time buyers are targeting for flips and economically responsible buyers are now considering. El Sereno is located in the canyon just to the east of Highland Park and just south of Pasadena. Its location to Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Highland Park. El Sereno is probably a bit edgy and gritty but if you are in the market for a home under $600-700,000.00 than this is where you might want to consider.

Pad #3 on my list!

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4940 Twining St, Los Angeles CA 90032

List price $599,000.00 |2 Beds | 2 Baths | 7500 sqft Lot | Listed by NELA Homes

 

For more details, you can always email Michael Mersola Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com


Pad #4

Glassell Park / Mount Washington

Newley remodeled 3 bed 2 bath home located on a quiet hillside canyon on Division Street, here in Glassell Park. Buyers if you are looking for a clean, move in ready home this property offers you just that! Complete with Hardwood floors, custom kitchen, a private and quiet yard that still has some work but wow could it be nice once you terrace off the Hillside above.

 

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4225 Divison St, LA 90065

Three Bedrooms | Two Bathrooms | 1,155 interior sqft | Remodeled | Canyon Views

 

Listing is courtesy of KW Executive Realty

For more information contact Michael Mersola at Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com


 

Pad #5 on my list of must-see homes in NELA

3920 Toland Way | Glassell Park Homes For Sale | 90065

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Wonderful sunlit house with north facing views of the city. Large panoramic bay window in living. It is located at the base of the mountain with flat patio for entertaining friends and family. Gently Terraced grassy area. It still retains much of its exterior charm. Freshly painted inside and out. New jetted tub in bath with marble hex floor tile and fresh bright tile on walls. Contemporary interior, 2 car garage.

The Details: 3 Beds 2 Baths 1528 interior sqft

Glassell Park | Asking price $899,000.00

Listed by NELA Homes | BRE Lic # 01938636


Buyers should you need help to navigate the sea’s of Los Angeles Real Estate don’t hesitate to reach out to Michael Mersola to help assist you with your real estate needs. I am here as a resource to ask questions to and seek advice from.

Sellers I encourage you to do the same.

I am here as a local resource to all those who find my blog about Los Angeles Real Estate

Call me, text me at 818-631-5636 | E-mail me at Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com

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The 5 Best Homes For Sale In Echo Park & Silverlake – LA’s Most Wanted Real Estate Blog #2| 04/2018

As you know the real estate scene in Los Angeles is hot! En Fuego! Spring is now upon us! So is the Spring selling season in Los Angeles! With the blooming of the golden poppies, along with the lush green hillsides surrounding Los Angeles, the housing market starts its eventual climb into the ever so competitive summer months. Spring is when things just start heating up as more sellers start bringing their homes to market! The usual suspects with LA’s eastside real estate game have brought their clients listing onto the scene this week. Let’s Start with Glenn Shelhamer newest listing on 1159 Coronado Terrace in Silverlake 90026.

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The details: Two bedrooms | 1 bath | 940 sqft of living space | Views | New updated kitchen and bathroom, cool, sleek and modern ready to move into!

Should you be in the market for a starter home- This modern bungalow in Silverlake is what you’ve been waiting for! PRIME Silverlake Hills on one of the most desirable streets. Enjoy this relaxing 2 bedrooms + 1 bathroom house with iconic panoramic views of the Hollywood sign, Griffth Observatory, and the Los Feliz hills. This turn-key home features thoughtful updates throughout and a sexy deck for sipping wine or coffee and entertaining. Downstairs is ample storage/office space and a single car attached garage. You’re also within walking distance to both Sunset Junction and the heart of Echo Park including trendy night spots, eateries, boutiques, and coffee shop.

Listing is courtesy of Glenn Shelhamer of Real Pro Realty

BRE Lic # 01950995

MLS#18-326674


Number two on my list is 1130 Sanborn Avenue

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1130 Sanborn | Silverlake | 90029

 

 

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 A rare find in prime Silver Lake, this refurbished Victorian circa 1910 is an exquisite remnant of LA’s historic past. Over the course of a decade, the home has been meticulously restored, including system improvements and stylish modern updates that mesh seamlessly with original heritage elements. On the front veranda, a porch swing beckons the perfect spot for morning coffee amidst lavender and wisteria with views of the Hollywood Sign. High ceilings and large windows fill the home with light, illuminating an extensive array of custom craftwork including crown molding and gorgeous flooring made of Douglas Fir. The rear yard is a magical setting with pathways through apple trees, Persian limes, pink rosemary and more. Dine under the pergola and enjoy a peaceful sense of privacy, remarkable given the lively scene of Sunset Junction just half a block away. Nearby favorites include Intelligentsia, Pine & Crane, The Black Cat, and Silver Lake’s legendary twice-weekly farmer’s market.

Listing is courtesy of Tracy Do & Ryan Judd | Compass | BRE Lic # 01350025


3. 1659 Redcliff St | Silverlake 90026

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 >Designer Remodeled Spanish Bungalow located on one of the most popular streets in Silver Lake, loved for it’s walkability to all the Prime spots. This private lot welcomes you into the charming fenced courtyard with finished landscaping. Fall in Love with the open floor plan and celebration of windows and light. The New Kitchen features Calcutta Quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, and champagne gold finished hardware and fixtures. Enjoy your morning coffee at the breakfast bar and dinners in the separate dining area. The bathroom is complete with dual sink vanity, quartz countertops, beautiful ceramic Talavera tiled floors, designer fixtures, and a large walk-in shower with custom subway tile. Inside Laundry connections, Large bedrooms, plenty of storage, tankless water heater, Dual Pane Windows, Beautiful Flooring throughout, and recessed lighting. Step out to the Private Backyard to relax or entertain. Detached Finished Garage with extra space to use as an office or art studio. Additional parking with the long driveway. Take a walk to Sunset Junction, the Reservoir, Silver Lake dog park or jogging loop. Enjoy all the trendy spots that Silver Lake offers within a short distance from Home.

The Details: Two Beds | One Bath | 819 Interior sqft | List Price $899,000.00

Listing is courtesy of Brooke Realty | Jessica Nieto

 


4. 2020 Vestal Ave | Echo Park | 90026

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Blackbirds is an AIA award-winning micro-neighborhood in Echo Park and were featured in Architectural Digest and Dwell designed by the most in-demand LA architect, Barbara Bestor. Perched high up in the hills of Echo Park, the homes in Blackbirds have an inherent natural beauty, graceful design and a thoughtful use of space. This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is one of newest developments in Los Angeles and was is a highly sought after location among savvy LA buyers in today’s red-hot real estate market. Highlights include polished concrete and white oak floors, custom cabinetry in kitchen and bathrooms, floor to ceiling bookshelves, incredible Brendan Ravenhill lighting in master bedroom, and custom window coverings. Oversized windows expose inspiring views of downtown, the afternoon sunshine fills this home gorgeous warm natural light. A private patio in front and central living street in back with parking and landscaping designed by Studio MLA add to this perfectly designed home.

Listing is courtesy of Re/Max Grand | Natalie Stern Trabin | BRE Lic #01901052


5. 2118 Elsinore St | Los Angeles | 90026

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LA’s history hums within the walls of this stunning Victorian, a shining jewel in the heart of Echo Park. Built in 1908, the home has been painstakingly restored to preserve its character and heritage, carefully harmonized with modern updates. Rich exposed woodwork is found in the wainscoting, molding, doors, built-ins and original redwood floors. Walk upstairs to the balcony along with the abundance of period piece windows to take in the views of Downtown LA. Throwback elements include a reconditioned O’Keefe and Merritt stove, push-button lighting, a clawfoot tub in an upstairs bedroom and a pantry with a vintage call-box. Bountiful space and light culminate in the covered rear porch opening to a sun-splashed patio and yard, a private garden setting where you’ll relax and entertain. There are numerous system improvements, a single-car garage, and ample off-street parking on the long driveway. The best of Echo Park is right around the corner including Mohawk Bend, Elf Cafe, Lassen’s Market and more.

Listing is courtesy of Tracy Do & Melinda Rae | Compass | BRE Lic #01350025


 

What is up with the inventory in Echo Park & Silverlake you ask? As of today 04/10/2018, there are 50 active listings on the market ranging in price from $649,000.00 to

$2.5 Million for this stunning new home 2519 W. Berkeley Ave 

Okay Okay here is a bonus for you! #6 on my list is a pretty bad ass house wouldn’t you say!?

Screen Shot 2018-04-09 at 5.37.39 PMStunning architectural home designed by CHA: COL, AIA, situated in Silver Lake, the heart of LA’s cultural & artistic scene. This newly built home makes an unparalleled statement of vision & design. Just blocks from Sunset Blvd, this home features a spacious open floor plan, abundant natural light, stainless steel appliances, calacatta marble countertops & wide plank French oak hardwood floors throughout. Bathrooms boast custom made vanities & marble countertops. This home comes with Smart Home features; including audio/video, Sonos music system, app-controlled Lutron lighting, DoorBird keyless entry & exterior cameras. The open flow of this modern home encourages entertaining, with large pocket & bi-fold Fleetwood sliding glass doors, floor to ceiling windows that seamlessly integrate interior & exterior spaces for the ultimate Cali lifestyle. The gorgeous outdoor space offers covered & open patios for dining & lounging with heated pool and large deck, all showcasing epic DTLA views.


Buyers and or sellers the market is just starting to heat up! Should you find this blog interesting and informative please feel free to leave comments and or reach out to me for further information. I enjoy giving the people what they want!

 

Michael Mersola | Realtor | Keller Williams Los Feliz
Michael Mersola – Your go-to agent in Los Angeles

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My Top Five Pads for Sale in The Valley! As of 03/09/18

The San Fernando Valley has and always will be the where we local Angelenos look for a bit of peace and quiet in this metropolis of a city known as Los Angeles. The valley is evolving just like the rest of the city with new construction properties like the home featured below. My good friend Rob Diaz and his crew of creatives are changing the look and feel of what it means to live in a modern home in the Valley. His homes feature all the bells and whistles a modern buyer can ask for. Rob and his team keep the essence of what a home should be with warm wood floors, finishes, and an interesting farmhouse architecture. In Fact looking at this home below reminds me of the family home I grew up in Glendale. Maybe that is why I am such a huge fan of Rob’s work!

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This property is by far and away my favorite home on the market in the Valley

Aka “Sherman Oaks”

Nagle St has all you can want and more! Sick Kitchen, Den, Study, spacious and warm bedrooms, wood floors, pool, outdoor space, comfortable living spaces and so much more!

Asking Price – $3,350,000.00


2. 6463 Whitaker, Valley Village

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Move right into this comfortable 3 bed 2 bath home. Just in time for spring and summer, this home offers you everything you could want in a home here in Valley Village.

Simple, single level ranch with a modest 1500 + sqft, 3 beds, 2 baths. This home is the ideal San Fernando Valley residence complete with a sparkling pool and spacious sun filled backyard.

The Sticker shock is manageable at $765,000.00


3. 11733 Blix St, Valley Village 91607

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Yet another single level Ranch Home in Valley Village

This home is modest in size as well with only 2 Bedrooms & 1 Bathroom with 1,232 sqft plus a guest house next to the pool.

Asking price $ 999,000.00

 


 

4. 1122 N. Cordova St, Burbank CA 91505

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Now, this home has my heart as it is located in the city I call home, Burbank. The owner did a fantastic job of rehabbing this home and keeping all its unique features such as the curved walls that separate the dining room from the Den, the kitchen is so damn cute, the entire home is cute as any home I have seen on the market in a long time. This is my pick of the month! The value and location you can’t beat if you work at Warner Brothers, Disney or any of the Studios here in Burbank.

The Details: For the money, you are buying a 3 bedrooms, 2 baths 1,540 sqft turnkey property.

Asking price-$999,000.00


 

5. 12945 Welby Way, Valley Glen 91606welby way 1

This home in Valley Glen is my value pick of the four homes featured above. This simple but clean single level ranch comes in at a modest value of $700,000.00. It is a little to cookie cutter with its contemporary finishes but for the money, this home is a great bargain.

The Details: Three Bedrooms, Two Baths with over 1,400sqft plus a large sun filled yard and 5900 sqft lot and a finished deck.


 

I hope you found this blog post informative, my goal going forward is to keep bringing you relevant information that helps guide you to what is going on with the real estate market here in Los Angeles.

 

Should you find yourself interested in viewing these homes or would like to hire a real estate professional to help you with your purchase or sale please don’t hesitate to reach out to Michael Mersola.

My Contact information

Cell: 818-631-5636 | Email:Michael@MersolaRealEstate.com

 

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These listings above are courtesy of the MLS & The Brokers who represent them.

KW Los Feliz is not the listing broker of the above-mentioned properties

NOHO Real Estate – Best homes for sale in North Hollywood.

As we enter 2018 the theme continues, a tight inventory, which is to be expected for this time of year.  Despite the season that isn’t stopping local home buyers from jumping on opportunities when the opportunity presents itself. My job as a Realtor is to pay attention to the inventory and notify my buyers when I see a turnkey home. My purpose in writing this blog is to inform you of the best homes for sale at any given moment.

 5559 Denny Ave, North Hollywood 91601 – List price $785,000.00

 

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3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,337 sqft | Remodeled | NoHo Homes For Sale

 

As 2018 plays out In my personal and professional opinion one of the areas I feel is becoming a go-to choice for buyers will be NoHo Arts district / North Hollywood area of the San Fernando Valley. I sold a home on 6104 Cartwright in August for 50K over asking (I underpriced it based on condition) but I had five offers within hours after my initial broker’s open house. A local couple who moved back in with their parents purchased the home.

I am starting to see how the transformation of NoHo Arts district, proximity of the subway and local eateries, bars and coffee shops have put North Hollywood on the radar of buyers, and investors who are coming in and rehabbing these older 1940’s bungalows built during the Lockheed days.

I have chosen three homes for this blog today as they meet my criteria – If I was a buyer I would consider buying these homes. They are ready to move into, remodeled and in an area that is convenient to my life and work.

#2 -11519 Albers St, NoHo 91601

 

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11519 Albers St | 2 Bed 1 Bath | 1,020 sqft | List Price $649,000.00

 

 

Property #3 – 6661 Farmdale Ave

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3 Beds | 3 Bathrooms | 1,830 sqft | List Price $699,000.00

North Hollywood is my sleeper pick of 2018 along with Burbank, Valley Village when it comes to value, location and opportunity especially if you work at ABC, Warner Brothers, Disney and the local Studios in the area.

 

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Michael Mersola is a licensed Realtor ® with Keller Williams Realty Los Feliz

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Whats up with the real estate market in Burbank Ca?

The Holiday’s are here and inventory is low in fact we only have a two month supply (60) single-family homes currently for sale. Right now might not be the best time to be shopping for a home as there is not really too much to choose from.  But should you be motivated to purchase your next home after Thanksgiving, but if the right house pops on the market it might be a good time to make an offer with (less competition) on a home that suits your needs while everyone else is busy shopping for Black Friday deals next weekend?

There is only a 2 month supply of homes currently on the market in Burbank as of  November 18th, 2017.

 

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110 Country Club Drive- New Construction

 

   Out of the 60 single family homes available on the market, there are 23 homes for sale ranging from $1.1 to $1.9 million.

110 Country Club Drive is by far my favorite home on the market in Burbank. I love new construction, the builder/owner did a fantastic job on this house. His attention to detail throughout the home truly stands out to me as I toured this home a few months ago on Burbank brokers caravan.

 


 

***The home with the most potential**** in Burbank is by far and away 3340 Brace Canyon Rd in the Burbank Hills above Brace Park.

It might be overpriced $$$$$ but wow it has potential. This home is a Mid Century style home that is just calling for the right owner to renovate and update this unique home. Oh and the the lot is amazing!!!  a park like setting this property backs up to the hills with over 14,000 feet, a pool, flat grassy yard and lots of room to add on to the existing structure (think a luxurious master bedroom retreat).

If you can get this home for the right price you would be buying one of the best estates in town!

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3340 Brace Canyon Rd, Burbank CA 91504

 

The details

Asking price for this home-  $1,395,000.00 (I know) but it has to come down in price in time.

 Single story, includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms with over 2,400 sqft of living space. It is in a great location and is situated on an amazing 14,000+ sqft lot.

Listing is courtesy of Media West Realty & Craig Hunter

 


 

To be honest, there isn’t much else that is currently on the market that I would even show my buyers, most of the homes on the market are outdated, overpriced and or just would be better off being completely remodeled.

**There are some deal to be had in North Hollywood but I will leave that for my next blog post after Thanksgiving**


 

The most turn-key home is located on 1458 N. Pass it is a cliche remodel with grey everything, laminate floors, grey paint, and IKEA modern floating cabinets in the bathrooms along with white shaker cabinets with grey quartz countertops

 

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1458 N. Pass Ave | Asking price $739,000.00

The details: Three Bedrooms | Two Baths | 1,130sqft | 6,000 sqft lot

 

Listing is courtesy of Keller Williams R.E Americana Glendale


 

What are the cheapest homes currently for sale in Burbank right now, you ask?

Good question? I have your answer.

1. 1210 N. Clybourn at $575,000.00

2. 1040 N. Buena Vista St at $625,000.00

3. 415 N. Shelton @659,000.00

In my opinion, 415 N. Shelton is the most affordable and ready to move into home on the market right now.

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Currently, in Burbank, there are sixteen properties priced from $500,000 to $700,000


 

What about between $700,000 to $900,000.00?  Twenty (20) SFR currently on the market.

930 N. Brighton St, Burbank  91506

Below is the best available property priced at $925,000.00

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Listing is courtesy of Rodeo Realty

I hope you found this blog post informative and useful, it is my goal to improve and keep you informed of local real estate trends around Burbank and our surrounding communities.

Look out for my next blog post – What’s up with the market in NOHO


Should you need advice, questions answered, would like an evaluation of your current home or if you are planning on accomplishing your goal of home ownership in 2018 don’t hesitate to reach out to Michael Mersola.

 

I live in Burbank and have called this area home for 39 years. I am here to be of service to you my fellow neighbors and friends who call Burbank home.

Michael Mersola

Your Go-To Realtor in Burbank

 

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THE BEST HOUSE FOR SALE IN LOS ANGELES TODAY! NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!

My dear friend and colleague Faye Bogari is the genius and visionary behind this truly stunning state of the art home perched above it all in the Franklin Hills area of Los Feliz.

There are no words for this one-of-a-kind home in Los Feliz.

2030 Talmadge, Los Angeles CA 90027

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New Construction Home in Los Feliz 

 

Top of the line appliances, including Italian high-end fixtures & bathrooms, large kitchen island, artful hit & stain resistant dekton countertops. Amazing isn’t it? WOW!

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A state of the art kitchen

 

 

 

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Outdoor Living | Views of the city and surrounding area

 

 

Custom master bedroom oak floors, gas fireplace, built-in speakers, walk-in closets…..

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Master Bedroom | Los Feliz |2030 Tamladge St.

 

Such an amazing master bathroom isn’t it?

 

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Whoa! Such an amazing custom master bathroom

One more view of the master bedroom looking out towards the views of the Franklin Hills just outside those Fleetwood sliders.

 

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Master Bedroom | 2030 Talmadge St

2030 Tamaladge was built to specifically take in all that sight lines this particular property offered and boy oh boy did the architect deliver on this design.

 

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Enjoy the view

 

 

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Unobstructed westerly views

 

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LA Lifestyle at its best! Built-in sound system.

 

I wasn’t joking when I said this is hands down the best house for sale in Los Angeles for $$$ Today! $3.2 Million for newest home on the Eastside in 2017/18

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A stunning brand new architectural masterpiece in a highly desirable Los Feliz location. The building is 4,035 including the garage. 4 bedroom/5 bath, and 5 outdoor patios. All bedrooms open to a large patio, perfect for both a kids’ playground and/or an adults afternoon gathering.

Worth noting is the breathtaking views, encompassing Downtown L.A., the landmark Griffith Observatory, and the famous Hollywood Hills.

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2030 Tamladge, LA CA 90027

It’s also very pet-friendly, with plenty of space for them to roam free. 12 foot high ceilings, high-end Fleetwood exterior doors, as well as 10-foot 6-panel pocket doors which lead from the living room to an exterior living space fully equipped with BBQ, fire pit, majestic trees, and beautiful landscaping.

 

For more information feel free to contact Michael Mersola of Keller Williams Realty Los Feliz below for a private showing of this home.

Michael Mersola | Cal Bre License # 01503186 | Mersola Real Estate | KW Los Feliz

Fay Bogari – Owner / Broker BOGARI AGENCY | CALBRE#: 01335549

You may reach her at Cell: 310-717-0029

 

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Top 3 Homes for sale in Studio City

Studio City – Probably the most sought-after zip code in the Valley (91604) home to celebrities and fine dining spots like Black Market Cafe, Lala’s on Ventura Blvd and Laurel Canyon. 

So let me share with you my top 3 homes for sale currently in Studio City as of October 18th, 2017.

 

12747 Kling Street, Studio City CA 91604

 

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Studio City | CA

 

 

The Details: Three Bedrooms, 2.5 baths including a comfortable master suite with an ensuite bathroom with over 1800 sqft of living space. Everything has been meticulously updated throughout this home.  Oh and the pool of course with a spacious sun-drenched backyard. 

 

Home #2 

3668 Willowcrest Avenue, Studio City 91604

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The Details: Flipped and tricked out for today’s modern buyer this home sports clean lines, contemporary finishes throughout as one would expect for a home priced at $1.4 Million in Studio City. What else do you get for the $Money – Three bedrooms 2.5 baths with 1,900 sqft plus a private yard with a pool to boot.

Listing is courtesy of Foster Douglas Denise Cifu | LA1 CALBRE#: 01786005

 

Home #3

4646 LaurelGrove Ave, Studio City Ca 91604

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The Details: A sweeping restoration of this traditional ranch home, renovation & style brings contemporary luxury to the coveted Beeman Park neighborhood here in Studio City. You can tell no detail is overlooked; no expense spared with meticulous attention to detail to design and the finishes were chosen to bring out the best in this home. 

With Three bedrooms and 2.5 Baths, Wood floors in all the living areas. Recessed lighting throughout Natural stone baths features the latest in high end lighting, fixtures & fine finishes. The lux master suite with day spa bath is the ultimate retreat. Style, form & function converge beautifully for the cuisine artist in the open concept stainless steel cooks kitchen. Sliding glass doors bring the outdoors in & give way to an entertainment deck overlooking an expansive backyard lawn. 

Offering price – $1.3 Million

Listing is courtesy of Wish Sothebys International

 Michael Okun |  Cal Bre Lic #01430979

 

My goal is to make you aware of the best homes for their value and affordability. 

Buyers should you be interested in purchasing a home in Studio City don’t hesitate to get ahold of Michael Mersola to help you in your pursuit of homeownership in Studio City.

 

Michael Mersola | Realtor® | Cal Bre Lic #01503186 | KW LF | Mersola Real Estate

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