The Living Blog

David Kubiczky and Tamar Kagan talk about living in Los Angeles, real estate, architecture, and working with one another.

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Before we get to the house itself, I just want to share a little bit about what makes Crestwood Hills so cool for anyone that may be unfamiliar with the area. Although it’s a planned community,...

914 Bluegrass Ln, Los Angeles CA 90049   $2,450,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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We all know that I love the architecture of Benton & Park and it’s always a good day for me when a new one comes on the market, especially when it’s as dazzling as this new listing in the...

3301 Longridge Ter, Sherman Oaks CA 91423   $2,595,000   4 BR,   5 BA
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Like the comfort of a song that's been sung for decades, or a leather coat that's been handed down through generations, this beautiful Traditional in Windsor Square feels like the sort of home...

455 S. Plymouth Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90020   $4,095,000   6 BR,   7 BA
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Let’s head two hours east of L.A. for a spell. You guessed it, Palm Springs. No doubt you’ve heard that this desert oasis has been transforming into one of the hottest real estate markets in...

486 W. Patencio Ln, Palm Springs CA 92292   $2,560,000   10 BR,   11 BA
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This spacious and light-filled townhouse is the perfect home for anyone who likes to come home to a quiet, tree-lined street, that is just a hop, skip and a jump from the hustle and bustle of Los...

609 Fairview Ave #1, Arcadia CA 91007   $718,888   2 BR,   3 BA
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When it comes to nurturing the creative spirit, there is simply nothing that compares to the wide-open space of a loft flooded with natural light. Couple that with constant ocean breezes flowing...

4141 Glencoe Ave, #314 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292   $915,000   2 BR,   2 BA
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Online home search tools typically allow users to specify parameters such as number of bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage, pool, etc.  But if it were possible to define a search that includes a...

4984 Vincent Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90041   $999,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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Here is another very special property that I'm thrilled about bringing onto the market. Built in 1911 by architect William Polkinghorn as the residence for his family, there is no question that...

1644 S Westmoreland Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006   $850,000   5 BR,   2 BA
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I know there are 3 months remaining in the year, but I’m going out on a limb and declaring that this is my favorite listing of the year. Friends might say this is due to the fact that I’ve...

2503 Aberdeen Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $2,324,900   3 BR,   3 BA
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