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College Majors With the highest Starting Salaries

College Majors With the highest Starting Salaries

Competition can be fierce in today’s post-financial crisis job market, so ensuring a secure future starts with planning a course of college study that will garner a lucrative, long-term career. Which college you attend definitely makes a difference, but the type of major that produces an in-demand degree is paramount. Here are three current college majors that can net you ... Read More »

Most Expensive Homes in America for sale

Most Expensive Homes in America for sale

Once you’ve made your millions, it’s time to start investing in real estate. Move to California if you’re looking for some of the most desirable and expensive properties on the market. According to Coldwell Banker’s annual Home Listing Report, the five most expensive housing markets in the U.S. are all in California, and 13 California markets made it into the ... Read More »

Holiday Season : Best time of year to buy a house ?

Holiday Season Best time of year to buy a house ?

As a real estate agent, potential homebuyers ask me this question frequently. Buying a home is the biggest investment most people make in their lives. It’s scary to some people to think about having to make this kind of decision. First of all, ask yourself if you are ready. Here are a few questions to find out if you are ... Read More »

Average home price in 1953 : then and now

Average home price in 1953 : then and now

The pound in your pocket was a powerful thing in 1953: it bought you 16 pints of beer, or 15 portions of fish and chips, or 39 large loaves of bread or enough stamps to send 96 letters. Today you would get half a pint, half a portion, two loaves and three first class stamps. · Blackpool won the FA ... Read More »

X-men : Actor shawn ashmore buys house, City Bachelor Pad

X-men : Actor shawn ashmore buys house, City Bachelor Pad

Shawn Ashmore, who plays Bobby Drake/ Iceman (the Midas of everything ‘cold’) in the X-Men series, has reportedly purchased a residence in Studio City for $995,000 after selling his long-time bachelor pad in the nearby area for $653,500 in August, according to some media reports. Ashmore’s brand new Studio City digs is a 1681 square feet, three bed- two full ... Read More »

Jean prouve : Concept houses showcase French design pioneers

Jean prouve : Concept houses showcase French design pioneers

A full-scale construction of one of Jean Prouvé’s demountable houses. Designed in 1945, the 8×8-meter house has been assembled with parts from the Prouvé factory by Galerie Patrick Seguin. As the design world converges on Miami this week for Design Miami’s ninth annual congregation of curators, collectors, critics, and celebrities, design icons from the past are taking center stage. “We ... Read More »

San Marino, Calif : The Holiday home sold for $3,250,000 in 1998

San Marino, Calif : The Holiday home sold for $3,250,000 in 1998

In the romantic comedy, “The Holiday,” two guy-troubled women (Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz) swap homes for the holiday season. True to romantic comedy form, both women find new loves at their new addresses. The home that Diaz swaps into is a quaint cottage on the English countryside and, unfortunately, out of Zillow’s reach. The swanky abode that Winslet temporarily ... Read More »

West Hills, California : 7211 Whitehall Lane, Sold for $1,070,000

West Hills, California : 7211 Whitehall Lane, Sold for $1,070,000

Beautiful 5 Bedroom executive home with spectacular city and mountain views, located one of the largest lots in Monte Vista. Dramatic entry foyer with soaring ceilings featuring travertine and marble flooring and wrought iron staircase leads to formal living room and dining room both with eng. wood flooring. Kitchen boasts granite countertops, top of the line appliances. Read More »