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The Most Desirable Fictional Houses

The Most Desirable Fictional Houses

Seventy-nine percent of Gen Zers wouldn't mind taking on a second mortgage to live in Edward Cullen's house While houses portrayed in films are part of a fictional storyline, many exist in real life. We were curious to know who would like to own ...

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Exploring the ‘DINK’ Demographic [Study]

Exploring the ‘DINK’ Demographic [Study]

One in 4 Gen Zers Sees Themselves Living a Fulfilling Life Without Children For many, the path to the American dream includes owning a home, starting a family, and eventually retiring into a relaxing post-career stage of life. However, ...

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How Luxurious Are Celebrities’ Homes?

How Luxurious Are Celebrities’ Homes?

Just How Extravagant Are Celebrity Homes? [Study] Celebrity mansions are incredibly fascinating, often what many would dream of living in one day. From the outside alone, these homes exude wealth, either through their architectural style or more ...

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The Look of Luxury Homes from Coast to Coast

The Look of Luxury Homes from Coast to Coast

What Does Luxury Real Estate Look Like Across the United States? Key Takeaways COVID-19 didn't stop the billionaires—they just moved south. Sales of luxury homes in Palm Beach went up by 119% in 2020. Luxury home sales in Miami increased by ...

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Perceptions of Prosperity [Study]

Perceptions of Prosperity [Study]

51% of Americans believe they're on track to becoming rich. Most Americans think they will one day be rich. Do you feel that you are on the same path? Just what is considered wealthy, anyway? Do you have a specific number in mind? Or is wealth tied ...

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Living in Laguna Beach, California

Living in Laguna Beach, California

Situated on the Orange County coast between Newport Beach and San Clemente, a short drive from Southern Los Angeles, Laguna Beach is a small city of 23,000 people, spread over 8.84 square miles. Laguna Beach’s coastline constitutes seven ...

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Neighborhoods in Santa Monica

Neighborhoods in Santa Monica

Santa Monica, California is an upscale beach town and one of the best suburbs of Los Angeles. It is a longtime stomping ground for professionals, retirees, artists, and well-heeled residents who appreciate its beautiful surroundings, laid-back ...

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Living in Glendale, California [Insider's Guide]

Living in Glendale, California [Insider's Guide]

Glendale is a suburb of Los Angleles that sits where the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley and the western end of the San Gabriel Valley meet, just 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as home to Brand Boulevard, ...

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The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

Updated January 3, 2022 Los Angeles’s most expensive homes are naturally concentrated in within the some of the area's most expensive neighborhoods. Among them are Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Holmby Hills, which comprise an area locally ...

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Moving to and Living in Los Angeles [Insider's Guide]

Moving to and Living in Los Angeles [Insider's Guide]

This article was updated on December 14, 2021 Are you thinking of moving to Los Angeles? If the city's population is any measure of how much people like it, there's substantial evidence that living in Los Angeles is pretty great. 4 million people ...

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The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ most expensive neighborhoods are found in two principal areas: on the ridges of the Santa Monica Mountains and along the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Monica Mountains stretch on an east-west axis from the Hollywood ...

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Neighborhoods in San Clemente

Neighborhoods in San Clemente

San Clemente, the southernmost coastal city in Orange County, has a large and unique inventory of real estate in terms of property type, size, age, and amenities. San Clemente real estate listings offer a variety of home choices, from beach condos ...

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Sierra Interactive Review

Sierra Interactive Review

Last updated: August 7, 2021 On November 15, 2018, I finished migrating one of my luxury real estate websites, RubyHome, to the Sierra Interactive platform. What follows is a Sierra Interactive review based on setting up and re-deploying the site....

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Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is one of the most charming and popular beach towns in Southern California. While Laguna is widely known for its Art Festivals, Pageant of the Masters, and other summertime activities, visitors and residents play here year-round. As ...

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Living in Burbank [Insider's Guide]

Living in Burbank [Insider's Guide]

Burbank is a suburb of Los Angleles that sits on the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley, just 13 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as home to numerous motion picture, television, and animation studios. A ...

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Pros and Cons of Condo Living

Pros and Cons of Condo Living

Condo living offers a low-maintenance lifestyle that is oftentimes more affordable than owning a single-family residence. This article details some of the pros, cons, and tossups of condo living and compares it to other options like living in a ...

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California's Most Expensive Cities

California's Most Expensive Cities

California is known as the Golden State for many reasons: its fields of golden poppies growing wild on its hills, the Gold Rush in 1949, and its precious real estate. Its diverse geography and enviable climate also contribute to the state's ...

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Living in West Hollywood [Insider's Guide]

Living in West Hollywood [Insider's Guide]

West Hollywood is known world-wide for being the home of the Sunset Strip and heartbeat of Southern California’s LGBT community. The city has plenty of nightlife, shopping, dining, and fun. Its central location -- bordering Beverly Hills, ...

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Carroll Avenue Los Angeles: History and Homes

Carroll Avenue Los Angeles: History and Homes

Carroll Avenue has the highest concentration of Victorian Houses in Los Angeles. Why is that? During the boom years of the late 1800s, Angelino Heights became one of the city's first residential districts (and thus one of the oldest). The ...

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Living in Pasadena, CA [Insider's Guide]

Living in Pasadena, CA [Insider's Guide]

Pasadena lies eleven miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel valley. It is not merely a suburb of Los Angeles; it is its own city with a vibrant business community, highly regarded art museums, magnificent residential ...

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