Family Room Media Unit + Storage

August 28, 2014

For those of you that need both family room storage and a neat way to organize your TV unit…. and DVD player, and play station, and Apple TV, and your many other devices… this is a wonderful solution! This large media unit serves as both a consul to hide your many boxes and cords away as well as shelves to allow you to place every day essentials and accessories in a fresh way.

New Homes For Buyers Who Love Vintage Industrial or Urban Chic

August 25, 2014

If you love urban chic and vintage industrial styles or consider yourself a “modern minimalist,” you may want to check out urban infill projects in Milpitas, San Jose and Silver Lake, California. New home construction offers home buyers a blank slate so they can define space and express their style with sleek furnishings and décor items.


Clever Kids Wall Hooks

August 21, 2014

How adorable are these paper clip style wall hooks?! They are great for any kid’s room, play room or even entry. Now instead of your kids tossing their things on the ground after a long school day, they just might be enticed to hang their jackets and backpacks on these cute hooks! Well, maybe we’re just dreaming.

Real estate market news for the ‘Subprime Generation’

August 18, 2014

Young people in their early 30’s are jumping back onto the real estate bandwagon, but they are savvier buyers today because of the housing collapse. Experts are calling them the “Subprime Generation,” because many of them had their first taste of home ownership during the housing crisis.


Statement Bedside Tables

August 14, 2014

Try adding a little something different to your bedroom. Instead of a typical bedside table, get creative with other objects like these trunks for example! Stacking vintage suitcases on top of one another makes a statement bedside table that you can actually store things in too!

Building resale confidence as a first-time California homebuyer

August 11, 2014

Before they even sign on the proverbial dotted line, some first-time homebuyer are already worried about the resale value of their new homes. Most everyone wants to buy a home for their family to enjoy. But at the back of the mind, it’s only natural to wonder whether the home will appeal to the next house hunters.


Mini Gallery Wall

August 7, 2014

You probably know that “gallery walls” are quite popular in design right now and are popping up all over homes. But if you find a gallery wall too intimidating to create or don’t have enough space for a dramatic one, this simplified gallery will be a great fit in your home. Simply hang a shelf and stack your favorite art pieces and objects on it. Voila! You now have yourself a mini gallery wall!

SL70 Is Now Open—New Modern Homes in Silver Lake

Make way for SL70. A unique new home community has hit the Silver Lake scene, and it waits for no one. Unchained by inhibition and fueled by originality, this enclave of modern new homes is a statement in its own right. Visit today to tour the new model homes and live as you will. Be first—don’t follow—atSL70.


Think eclectic, electric and exciting. In the thick of a life that’s passionate, authentic and free of convention, SL70 sounds the anthem to forge your own course. And it’s these 70 new, single-family homes that lead the movement. Modern indoor and outdoor spaces span three or more floors, offering up to 1,796 square feet of uninhibited possibilities, two or more bedrooms and two-and-one-half baths, with rooftop terraces on select homes. This is design-centric living from the inside out, and it’s the kind of style that rouses your need to follow your own path. Priced from $599,000 to $689,000.

Separated from the crowd yet a crowd all its own, SL70 is where features to be reckoned with echo your individuality and match your passion. Premium kitchen appliances, quartz countertops and contemporary cabinetry make for a culinary retreat, while the luxurious master suite breaks new ground with cultured marble countertops, European cabinetry and distinctive fixtures. And with no HOA dues you can live by your own means with more savings.

Genuine living starts here in Silver Lake, where local finds are not only accessible but also walkable. All manner of restaurants, shops, nature and personalities stage the scene and drive the discussion to keep life edging forward.

You’ll find SL70 at 2220 Duane Street, Los Angeles, CA 90039. Open Friday through Tuesday from 10am to 6pm, closed Wednesday and Thursday. Be seen at the sales office and call Jason Kitchens at (323) 388-8782 or visit the website at for details.


Millennial debate: Should I buy a home right now?

August 4, 2014

Some Millennials love their apartments or living rent-free at “La Maison of Mom and Dad,” but experts predict young people will lead a new housing boom.

For people contemplating whether or not to buy or rent in Milpitas, San Jose and Silver Lake, California, it’s becoming clear that owning is a better investment at this time. The question, “Should I buy a home right now?” isn’t just about your personal situation, but about the overall housing market trends.