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Mon Oct 24, 2016
Pachai asked:
I am seeing Crime Rate near 6949 Laurel Canyon Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91605 as low but recent crime reports states lot of assault and vehicle theft are happening. Could you please suggest…
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Sat Nov 28, 2015
Brad Korb answered:
It all depends on what you plan on doing once you sell the condo,it is a Great time to exchange for an other property ! If you are getting out of the market you should wait ! Good luck ! ... more
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Wed Aug 12, 2015
Ddawson answered:
Jhhandyman,

A client of mine was also scammed by these folks as well. I'm looking into these folks. Can I contact you or you contact me?

thank you

Dawson, Esq.
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Sun Nov 9, 2014
Abstracthis answered:
North Hollywood covers a large area and its apparent level of safety goes from relatively safe to "I don't think I wanna live there." The sense of security someone new to the area will feel is largely dependent on where they a coming from or have lived before. If you are moving to NoHo from NYC or the Bronx, chances are anywhere in NoHo you will likely feel safe.

Bottom line, no place in Los Angeles is anymore or less safe than another. Many neighborhoods in North Hollywood are made up of working class Latinos and their families. Gang activity isn't as bad as it once was, but it is still there. However, if you are not a member of that community, any unsavory undercurrent is likely to elude you.

Noho also caters to a large population of the "new to LA, up and coming transplants who cannot afford the Westside." Many in this community are artists, techies, show biz wanna be's, along with corporate middle management drones. This group is generally single with no children and they to tend to bypass the large number of single family dwellings in favor of the equally large number of newer condo and townhome communities that provide easy access to shopping, eating, and entertainment.

But also in North Hollywood, you will find gated driveways with shrub surrounded perimeters that hide sprawling California Ranch homes of exquisite proportion or reconstructed estates reflecting an eclectic vision, the owners of which are generally well to do and sometimes of notoriety. The socio-economic barriers that usually separate communities seem to have become smeared by the incessant traffic of a wide variety of humans from some vastly differently backgrounds doing their best to be tolerant and get along..

The point being that North Hollywood is an area that can reflect the best and worst of Los Angeles with demographics that range from far below the poverty line to exceptional wealth and everything in between. There's a vast mish-mosh of ethnicities that in many places overlap, but each contributes its own bit of culture to the larger community. Whether you travel the area by foot, car, or public transportation (this is really far too much territory to cover by foot, by the way) but if you are someone prone to wondering, chances are you will encounter that place where you are struck by some sense of deja vu that will make you stop to wonder just where exactly in the world you are.
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Sun May 25, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
I would go to the Ralph's at Victory & Buena Vista ,it it a newly rebuilt & it is very nice !
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Sat May 3, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
Hi Inna,

You have to be patience & think positive.You will be able to find a property that will accept F.H.A. ,you just need to find a hard working agent to help you ! Good Luck ! You can always ask co-workers & friends for recommendations & then speak to a couple of agents ,find one that you feel comfortable working with ! ... more
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Mon Apr 7, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
It was rented in M.L.S. 12/10/2012 for $2100.00 - it appears the value today is between $2300.00-$2595.00 .Good Luck !
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Sat Mar 22, 2014
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
The highest offer is not always the best. There are many factors to consider such as financing, cash, down payment, time frame to close.
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
Robert Krop answered:
You may have to go through an eviction process. But that is something that you should consult with your local and state laws about.
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
That property just sold,however there are other units in the building that may be interested in selling ,we could always reach out to other homeowners in the complex & see if they are interested in selling ! ... more
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Mon Feb 17, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
Hi Tracy !

Multifamily are great for rental property to own ,if you are buying it to live in you have to consider do you want tenants to call you & knock on your door 24-7 .With a single family when you are vacant you have 100% negative cash flow ,if you have a 4 unit & 1 moves out you still have 75% cash flow ! Good Luck ! ... more
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Mon Feb 17, 2014
Brad Korb answered:
Yes ,the bank will lower what they are looking to get out of the house it also depends on what the investor ( the owner of the loan ) is willing to take as a pay-off ! You have to remember most of the time the bank is just acting as a collection company ,which means they are just getting a fee for collecting your monthly payment Good luck ! ... more
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Fri Nov 15, 2013
Shannon Chang answered:
The best way to find out for sure, is to go the County Assessors office.
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Fri Oct 18, 2013
Lisa Mccracken answered:
What are looking for ? I would like to help you find a nice property , Give me a call 323-338-0123 Thank you, Lisa McCracken
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Fri Oct 18, 2013
Lisa Mccracken answered:
Adult high schools offer classes all so you can call Los Angeles unified school district.
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