Free-Flowing Santa Monica Home Unfurls Around A Zig-Zag Staircase

By Claire Carponen The geometric staircase in this concrete modern Santa Monica house is hard to miss – with its steel frame zig-zagging up two stories. The California property was designed by Melinda Gray in 2006 and plays with volumes with graphic lines throughout. The 5,200 sq ft Stassi Lane home lies in the coastal city of… Keep reading

12 Homes You Can Virtually Tour Now

The summer is heating up and we have plenty of hot new listings for you to virtually tour. Explore a Mid-Century view home in Arcadia and another Mid-Century stunner in trendy Silver Lake. Then virtually tour a former church that has been readapted into a chic event/live/work space. Arcadia | Renovated Mid-Century View Home 2210… Keep reading

Stay Positive and Keep Moving Forward | Interview with George Penner

By John Voket Regions served: Palm Springs and Los Angeles Years in real estate: 21 Number of offices: 9 Number of agents: 300 Best tip for getting the right listing price: Never “buy” a listing by telling a seller what they want to hear. Price the home accurately and know that your expertise will serve… Keep reading

A Los Angeles Mid-Century Post & Beam Gem Asks $1.7M

By Kathryn M.  Tucked away out of sight, the three-bedroom retreat is surrounded by a mahogany-planked forecourt and sweeping canyon views. Another mid-century gem is now up for grabs in Los Angeles. Built in 1960, the historic property rests on a hilltop between Laurel Canyon and Sunset Plaza. The home offers 1,812 square feet of… Keep reading

A Japanese-Inspired Post & Beam by Ray Kappe Lists in Los Angeles

By Claire Carponen SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe brings together post-and-beam construction and Japanese modernism in this Los Angeles property, which has a curved, glass-elevated roof. Kappe designed the hilltop Sherman Oaks home in 1961 and then rebuilt it in 1996 in its original style after it was destroyed in the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The two-bedroom Meyer Residence… Keep reading