Sherman Oaks and Studio City homes are starting to experience the early signs of El Niño. Weather forecasters are predicting that the 2016 El Niño is going to surpass that of the ’97-’98 storm that terrorized Southern California almost two decades ago. As El Niño starts to bring in heavy rain, 2016 is predicted to mark the biggest El Niño yet.
So, you just bought a house? Congratulations! Owning a home is a very exciting, and nerve racking, experience. If you’ve already closed escrow or are about to, that means you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Cheers! Celebration is in order, but before you start planning your house warming party, there are still a few things you NEED to do in order to set your new home up for success.
This is a gorgeous, unique home that you must buy!
Minutes from the 210 freeway, there is a magical place where the laws of Los Angeles don’t seem to apply. Crossing a trickling stream, nestled in a tree-ringed clearing, you find yourself in at an Asian oasis punctuated by stone lions, a torii gate and bold painted Buddhas. Pushing open the center-hinged Chinese gate, you enter a large paved courtyard with bamboo fountain, multiple seating areas, and a covered patio where one can enjoycool evenings and the quiet chirping of nature.
Today’s real estate market might seem to be back at the all time high levels that we encountered five years ago. As a buyer you might think that you should wait and see if the market goes back down before buying. But there might be another approach to keep in mind. This might be a tremendous opportunity to purchase what some in the business call a stale home.