Malibu Real Estate Blog

  • Ideas for Dry-Scaping

    BY Shen Schulz

    You've decided to make your new home as ecologically sustainable as possible. You've changed out the toilets for low-flow versions and added insulation, installed bamboo flooring, energy-efficient windows and natural gas appliances. Now, it's time to...

  • Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

    BY Shen Schulz

    In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread drought problems, installing sustainable, drought-tolerant landscaping not only saves water, it means y...

  • Spring Means Servicing Your Air Conditioner

    BY Shen Schulz

    In preparation for warmer summer days, spring is the perfect time to have your air conditioner serviced. With regular service, air conditioning units can continue to function in the most efficient and effective way possible. Neglected units are more ...

  • Can I Afford to Be a Landlord?

    BY Shen Schulz

    According to Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), multifamily rent growth should level out to its long-term average performance as interest rates increase. That does not mean that investing in a multifamily property is a b...

  • How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

    BY Shen Schulz

    The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a whole new look and transform a dull inter...

  • Air Duct Cleaning Promotes a Healthy Home

    BY Shen Schulz

    Air Duct Cleaning When you’re living in Southern California, you tend to hear about poor air quality outside your home on a regular basis. We’re often advised to stay indoors to avoid hazards associated with being exposed to high levels of pollu...

  • Top Ten Most Expensive Real Estate Markets

    BY Shen Schulz

    This Is What The Ten Most Expensive Real Estate Markets Look Like The housing market is still heating up — 88% of United States real estate markets measured by the National Association of Realtorshave seen the sale prices of sing...

  • 20 Most Expensive Homes Sold in America this Year

    BY Shen Schulz

    The high end of the luxury real estate market had a great 2012, with real estate records being broken from coast to coast. We combed back through our archives to find the biggest residential real estate transactions reported in the past 12 months. Bu...

  • Paul Allen’s Home Sold in Malibu

    BY Shen Schulz

    Paul Allen sold his Malibu Beach house this month.  It’s been a good week for CBS president and CEO Les Moonves. After signing Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman on “Late Night“ — trumping the CNN upfront presentation with the ...

  • Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

    BY Shen Schulz

    With many older neighborhoods experiencing revitalization, an older home might be a smart investment. So, whether you're a first-time buyer or looking to flip a house for cash, an older home in an established neighborhood might be perfect for you. He...