Archive for March, 2012

Recent Trends in Buyer Demand in Playa Vista – A Plea to Developers of Phase II

In the last few months, I have noticed a few things about buyer demand trends in Playa Vista: – 2 bedroom units under $450,000 are scorching, even smaller ones. – 1 bedrooms are less in demand than previously, probably due to the large drop in prices for small 2 bedroom units. – Nice, large 3 […]


New Listing – Crescent Walk #349

I know you agents and “experienced” buyers are getting tired of drama caused by short sales.  Well, here’s an equity sale and a mighty attractive one as well.  This Controlled Price Unit in Crescent Walk is just the right mix of open space and coziness for a price under $300,000.  The open floor plan, generous balcony, […]


Short Sale Counter Offer Strategy

I experienced a first this week. The first time a seller countered an offer from one of my buyers on a short sale asking contingencies to begin right away upon seller-acceptance, not at the time of bank approval. I was immediately taken aback by this almost insulting suggestion – my thought was “you’re asking the […]