Tips on Buying, Selling, Moving and More

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Clean and Remove Clutter

    “Before listing a home we do a walk-through with the seller and note all the areas that need improvement. Sometimes this is as simple as taking away clutter, or too many personal touches, photos or…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Sweat the Small Stuff

    Consider the fact that L.A. buyers are paying some of the highest prices in the country, and are therefore particularly demanding and discerning. "When a buyer's eye travels to little fixes…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Know Your City Ordinances

    No matter how pristine and luxurious a bathroom may look, if it doesn’t have low-flow toilets and showerheads, you can’t sell the house. See more legal requirements on top Realtor Joe Babajian’s…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Energy Efficient Appliances Increase Value

    “Details like energy efficient appliances can make your home more attractive to buyers in California,” according to top Realtor Joe Babajian. “If you’re looking to update, a good place to start is…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Online Presentation is Everything

    “Now more than ever buyers are shopping online," says John Barrentine, CEO and co-founder of RED Real Estate Group at Keller Williams/Larchmont. "On average, buyers are looking at…   See the Image

  • Licio: "Miami-zation" Tips

    Published 04/11/14 in Places

    Paramount Bay private butler Licio Alves offers a few "Miami-zation" tips.   Watch the Video

  • Contractor Skip Bedell in Catch a Contractor

    Renovations are stressful events when things go right, so imagine how it must feel when things go horribly wrong — specifically, if your contractor turns out to be a bad apple. That’s the premise of…   Read the Blog

  • Skip Bedell and Adam Carolla Star in Catch a Contractor

    Skip Bedell and Adam Carolla repair the sloppy work of a bad contractor in Catch a Contractor.   See the Image

  • Contractor Skip Bedell in Catch a Contractor

    Skip Bedell, center, is a contractor based on Long Island, N.Y. With his co-star Adam Carolla (left), he tracks down bad contractors in the television show Catch a Contractor.   See the Image

  • Skip Bedell and Adam Carolla in Catch a Contractor

    In Catch a Contractor, Skip Bedell and Adam Carolla confront bad contractors about their shoddy workmanship.   See the Image