THE BLOG

31
Jul

Laguna Beach Home to Full Moon Hike

A full moon outdoor adventure awaits you if you enjoy nature walks and live in Laguna Beach. Tomorrow evening, Wednesday, August 1st from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Resource Specialist Laura Cohen will guide you on a special 3.5 mile  evening walk.  You will experience the sights and sounds  of the

31
Jul

Housing Bottom May Have a Few Surprises

The thought that the housing market would have a long, flat bottom might be changing. Initial looks at a couple of markets around the country are transforming the theory: instead of an extended flatline in housing value appreciation due to little demand and rampant foreclosure, periods where values and demand both spike may be on

30
Jul

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu Home for Rent

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu Home for Rent Malibu Colony, just 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles and home to Hollywood A-list celebrities that include the likes of Tom Hanks, Howie Mandell, Jeff Bridges, Cicely Tyson, Steven Spielberg and Rachel Ward, just to mention a few, has a long history of being a private enclave. Sometimes, celebrity

29
Jul

Live in Laguna Beach? Submit Your Design!

The City of Laguna Beach once again needs original artwork for display on wooden palettes to provide color and a festive look to city lampposts this winter. Artists over 18 who live in Laguna Beach with either a currently operating or former studio or exhibit in Laguna Beach, are eligible. Exhibitors who have been a

28
Jul

Choosing Between a Mortgage Broker or a Bank for Your Home Loan

If you’re buying a home, chances are you’ll need a mortgage, but did you know there are big differences between banks and mortgage brokers? Banks and Credit Unions The loan officers at a credit union, bank or other lending institution are employees who process and sell mortgages and other loans originated by that particular lending

27
Jul

Laguna Beach Home to Pinnipeds

Has your child experienced a summer camp as a Pinniped yet? If not, you should head down to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, located down the street from your Laguna Beach home. Not only will you discover the definition of pinniped, you will also be able to see what they have missed out on this

27
Jul

Las Brisas Laguna Beach

361 Cliff Dr Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 497-5434 http://www.lasbrisaslagunabeach.com About Las Brisas Breathe in the salty sea air when you’re relaxing at an outdoor table at Las Brisas. This Mexican restaurant in Laguna Beach has a stunning view of the ocean and makes for a great casual dining experience. The thing about Laguna Beach

26
Jul

New Roots Music at Home in Laguna Beach

Accomplished bluegrass and folk “New Roots Music” band Salty Suites will headline near your home in Laguna Beach for three days this week. Starting at the Cliff Restaurant, located at 577 South Coast Highway, tonight, Thursday, July 26th, this well loved local Southern California band made up of Chelsea Williams, Elaine Gregston, Chuck Hailes and

26
Jul

Home Prices Show Stability Nationwide

The prices of homes in 20 major cities are starting to stabilize. While the price index of homes increased in late winter, it has also steadied in recent months, at the quickest rate since spring of 2006. And, the National Association of Realtors’ Housing Affordability Index for the year’s first quarter was at the highest

25
Jul

High-Tech Homes That Run Themselves

Home technology installation is becoming a buzzword in construction today. Parks Associate, an information provider on emerging technologies, surveyed more than half of the builders who offered electronic installation of home theaters to their clients. The results reveal that many of these same builders have gotten a positive response, with almost 50 percent of families