I loved shooting this romantic house at 1447 Mar Vista in Pasadena for Gary Forecast, CB Pasadena. A stunning specimen oak shelters both of the lovely courtyards. Inside, the living room has a very interesting and unusual balcony/loggia. The other area I loved was the east and south facing wrap around sunroom. Great house!
A completely unofficial assessment of the market based on the number of homes I am photographing/week which has dramatically increased in the last several weeks. Starting with the week of January 20…17 homes photographed; week of January 27…22 homes photographed; week of February 3…22 homes photographed; week of February 10…22 homes photographed plus 3 with twilight shoots; this means to me that the spring listing season is in full swing. All my clients are still bemoaning the lack of inventory but hopefully that will improve.
Recent stand-outs starting with this remodeled pool house at 519 Campesina Drive in Arcadia. I really enjoyed the post and beam influence in the family room and the vaulted ceiling in the living room. Photographed for Song Liem with Coldwell Banker Arcadia.
Also in Arcadia is one of my all time favorite homes at 2152 Canyon, photographed for Imy Dulake, CB Arcadia. Talk about jetliner views!
Photographed for Tracy King and Keely Myres is this dramatic contemporary home at 1310 Hillside in Glendale. Loved that all the main rooms have amazing mountain views.
With all the spam and marketing e-mails we all receive on a daily basis, there are two huge factors in making your marketing message stand out…first is the sender…that’s you, and second is the content. If your contact list knows that they are receiving only periodic messages from you rather than a steady stream and if they know that what you are sending is actually useful and interesting, this greatly increases your chances that your contact will be viewed in a positive light and actually viewed at all. I have been sending monthly e-flyers produced by my friend Sara Lauder ( www.monthlyeflyers.com ) and have had overwhelmingly positive response. My clients are not only reading them but are also writing back with comments and appreciation. At less than $20/month, this is a cost effective way of marketing yourself to your contact list.
Built for Albert and Mildred Gates in 1925, this lovely home overlooking the arroyo maintains all the character that one expects from an iconic Wallace Neff build but has been carefully and thoughtfully restored with the conveniences of today. Photographed for Deborah Maxson, Sotheby’s International Realty. View the virtual tour here and the listing here.