This Highland Park bungalow was worth every penny

Highland Park: This gorgeous bungalow sold in 7 days

Ready to buy a house in Silver Lake, Highland Park, Eagle Rock or Mt. Washington? Wracked with anxiety? Fear not! If you’ve made up your mind to buy in 2014, most of the hard work is behind you. Making the rest of it fun and exciting is my job!

Thanks to Forbes, the L.A. Times and Redfin, our sizzling, spicy hot Eastside hoods spent all of 2012 and 2013 under the national spotlight–making an already tough market, nearly impenetrable for buyers looking to plant roots and not flip.

What’s a regular buyer to do? If you’ve made up your mind to buy a house, the second most important thing is to get a loan pre-approval. With homes literally flying off the market, it’s imperative that you’re prepared because sometimes houses aren’t even making it to the Sunday open house.

Lastly, you’ll need an awesome real estate agent to guide you through choppy Eastside waters and get you safely to your new front door. More information? Let me know.

Need a great lender?

My preferred lender was recently named the Best of Pasadena for the 3rd year in a row! He’s incredibly responsive, great at explaining and hand-holding:

Eddie Ajamian, NMLS #342821, Franklin Loan Center, Pasadena
Office: 626-219-7192 | Cell: 626-826-5225

6088 Meridian St., Los Angeles, 90042

1924 Spanish: 6088 Meridian St., Los Angeles, 90042

1924 Spanish: 6088 Meridian St., Los Angeles, 90042

If you think flipping in Northeast L.A. is over, the folks at this 1924 Spanish Bungalow in Highland Park certainly don’t think so. It closed late February for $421k and resurfaced today, less than 50 days later, with an ambitious new sticker price and all the bells and whistles you can throw in.

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4219 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, 90065

1939 Traditional: 4219 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, 90065

1939 Traditional: 4219 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, 90065

Perched on a leafy knoll is this quintessential 1939 Traditional in Glassell Park. Located in the equally pretty Verdugo Village hood (i.e. people are shocked this is Glassell Park), this immensely adorable abode is the most perfect starter home currently on the market.

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