THE BLOG

24
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-Are you considering selling your home?

Did you know?? Buyer demand is still skyrocketing! Have you considered selling your home? Check out this article and let’s connect for a free, No Obligation Consultation.
21
Jul

Keeping Current Matters- What current mortgage rates mean for your buying power

 Do you know what the current mortgage rates mean for your buying power? Here’s how it breaks down:
19
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-The 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership

Do you know the 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership? Check out this article for the list. Let’s connect when you’re ready to make your move.
18
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-Current Market Conditions

If you’re a homeowner we bet you’ll want to know how the current market conditions affect the value of your home. Check out this article to understand the reality of our current market inventory.
17
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-Existing Home Sales Surge

Home sales are surging into summer! Check out these amazing stats!
14
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-5 Reasons You should work with a Professional Real Estate Agent!

Thinking about selling your home all by yourself? You’ll net more $$$ by using a real estate professional! Check out my blog to learn the 5 reasons why…
11
Jul

Live like a Local at the Beach

What to eat?

Back on the Beach Cafe- Just steps from the sand this seasonal Californian cuisine with both indoor & beach seating offers awesome ocean & islandviews. This is a great place to people watch and have a nice relaxing meal.  https://:www.backonthebeachcafe.com

Terrazza Lounge, Hotel Casa Del Mar- Costal Italy meets the California coast in Santa Monica lounge with 180 degree views of the Pacific. Don’t forget to stop by for happy hour & a gorgeous sunset. https://www.hotelcasadelmar.com/dining/terrazza-lounge

Nobu Malibu- Known for its exquisite cuisine, this amazing beachfront restaurant offers breathtaking views from nearly every seat. It has become such a popular destination it is recommended to make reservations a month in advance.  http://www.noburestaurants.com/malibu/

The Strand House-The Strand House is a sophisticated yet comfortable family-owned restaurant with gorgeous ocean views and the Manhattan Beach Pier. Featuring great food and wine and a quintessential California vibe, this place is amazing for any occasion.  www.thestrandhousemb.com/

Where to stay?

If your goal is to experience the city like a local I suggest taking advantage of one of the amazing options on Air BnB. Here are some of my favorites listed below.

https://www.airbnb.com/s/losangeles

  

Where to play?

One of the benefits of living near the beach in LA is the amazing weather and proximity to so many outdoor activities. Steering away from our traditional style for this section, we have decided to suggest some activities and a couple of places you can check them out.

Rooftop Bars-

ONYX Rooftop Bar, 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

The Penthouse, 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403

High Rooftop Lounge, Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291

 

Paddle Boarding/ Surfing Lessons-

Tarsan Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, 831 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Calibunga Surf Lessons, 17000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Paddle Method, 14110 Palawan Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

 

Yoga & Bootcamps on the Beach-

Beach Yoga With Brad, Marine St & Water’s Edge, Saturday & Sunday 10:30am

YOGAqua, 4101 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Big Mike’s Boot Camp, 810 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90403, Mon-Sat starting at 6am

11
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-Median Days on Market

Do you know how long the typical house stays on the market throughout the country? Not very long, these days! Check out the infographic to see the national averages.

07
Jul

Melissa Menard Homes Presents | Just Sold 3965 Moore St. #105 | Mar Vista

We are so excited to announce the sale of 3965 Moore St #105 in Mar Vista! We represented the buyers and had a winning bid with a quick, seamless escrow.
Ready to buy your dream home? Trust our team to help you. Contact us today for a No Obligation Buyers Consultation (310)729.9726
06
Jul

Keeping Current Matters-Housing Shortage

Have you heard? We’re experiencing an epic housing shortage. Want to know what this means for buyers and sellers?
Reach out to us today so my team and I can provide you with a No Obligation Consultation. (310)729.9726