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Tue May 26, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be aware that scams do exist; be mindful that such web sites are third party sites, they are not real estate companies and are used for advertising purposes; the information is fed by various sources, therefore data is not really verified. If you choose not to work with an agent of your own always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information--make certain they are who they claim to be. Never wire any money, if it sounds too good to be true, it is. For scam related information see link.
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0079-rental-listing-scams
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Thu Jan 29, 2015
Real Estate answered:
Hi Kim,

It certainly is frustrating to receive spam and dishonest information. Much like Jamie suggested, I recommend that you work with a local agent for your real estate needs.

Thanks!
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Sat Nov 29, 2014
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I recommend you look at Culver City for an area that meets all of your needs including a little downtown with coffee shops. We are close to the "bike Path" that will take you from Culver City to the beach! Neighborhoods are quiet and tree lined and our schools can't be beat! ... more
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Mon May 12, 2014
Kim & Kristine Halverson answered:
Yes, the top of the hill is Grandview Blvd. The hill goes up from Beethoven, and then goes down once you pass Grandview.
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Sun Sep 1, 2013
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I haven't had any buyers who were concerned about the exposure in a property. It won't be the greatest for growing plants, but it's possible the property may stay cooler in Summer months. You can put in "full spectrum" lighting and/or additional lighting if it creates a problem for you.
I have to agree, when the Winter months come along, the light will change even more.
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Thu May 16, 2013
Brian Byhower answered:
I remember when I got my first listing, too.
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Sun Sep 23, 2012
Jessica Eldridge answered:
Follow below link of tis site for finding 1 bedroom apartment as per your choice in the culver city :

http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Culver_City,CA/
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Thu Sep 20, 2012
Angela Porter answered:
Thank you for posting. The listing is not active on Trulia. If you encounter such listings in the future, please flag them by clicking the Report Error button or by contacting Customer Service @ 888-466-3501. ... more
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Sat Jul 21, 2012
Wantliveworkwla asked:
Looking for open space building, 5,000-10,000sf, that my friend and I will rezone and convert to two live-work spaces...thanks for replying!!
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Sat Jun 23, 2012
Leaselegal answered:
So, what exactly is Mar Vista Knolls? Mar Vista hill? Where do the flatlands officially begin? Just curious.
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Wed Nov 24, 2010
jo answered:
You didnt mention...JUST how low of an offer did you make that someone had to hang up on your agent?
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Andrew Jones answered:
Hi Zuman,

Pretty much all of Westchecter comes to mind if you don't mind living a little further south (but as close to or closer to the beach.) Ladera Heights and parts of the Baldwin Hills and North Inglewood all fall loosely into this category as well. I expect major appreciation in all of these overlooked areas that are actually quite close to the beach.

As far as the Westside proper is concerned, I think that the best undervalued area to buy in now is just east of the Marina to Centinela ,between Washington and Culver. This area can also be expanded to include much of Mar Vista and Palms and the western portions of Culver City. I would also take a look at the small group of 1950's tract homes just north of Jefferson and around Balona Creek.

That being said, I'd personally be looking at fixers in Venice and Marina del Rey. Beach premiums have been slipping lately and I've see some really good properties here for under $700k for homes on full lots.

Below is a link to my website where you'll find all the properties listed for sale on the Westside and Beach Cities. Please feel free to contact me if you have more questions about these areas or need any special property searches run for you. Best of Luck.
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