caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: Bartlett Building - 01/13/12 11:21 PM
DTLA Series: Bartlett Building It's the DTLA Series and we're checking out this unit at the Bartlett Building located at 215 W 7th St on the corner of 7th & Spring, the soon to be Restaurant Row. This unit is special in that it does have a bedroom that does close off, as well as an office nook space, that can also be built out to be a smaller bedroom if necessary. At 780 sf, the unit appears quite spacious in it's open floor plan and does come with all of the appliances necessary to move in. Priced at $175,500 and … (1 comments)

caroline sells the city: Cornell & Eckardt Updates - Downtown LA - 01/06/12 06:20 PM
 
  Cornell & Eckardt Updates   The inventory is extremely low Downtown and so it's no surprise there's only a handful of units left at Santee Village in Downtown's Fashion District. This lovely project is Mills Act approved -- which enables buyers to save up to 60% on their property taxes, and the HOA is not in litigation as are many of the other buildings with units in this price point. So here's what's left: The developer is still offering this wonderful $10,000 purchase incentive -- just another 10,000 reasons to move on these units while they're still around! Go … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: 655 Hope Inventory Update - 01/06/12 06:19 PM
655 Hope Inventory Update  
  With news of Farmer's Field and impending expansion of that area in Downtown's South Park, it's no wonder units in the first-time buyer range are few and far between. But if you haven't considered the units at 655 Hope, you're missing out. Why? New construction. Boutique hotel-like finishes. Awesome location. Parking. Secured access. Metro station directly underneath the building. Not enough reasons? Well check out the price point of some of these units -- you may be surprisingly pleased:
And now with over 51% of the project sold and under contract, you can use … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: Santee Village Lofts Inventory Update Dec. 2011 - 12/19/11 09:23 PM
Santee Village Lofts Inventory Update Dec. 2011  
  Just because the holidays are around the corner does not mean the real estate market is dead! Far from it! The holidays are typically a time when the hardcore buyers come out and see what might be available for them, and if you're one of those -- I want to tell you about an opportunity at Santee. Why not get yourself a $10,000 purchase incentive gift for a unit at Santee? That's right, the developer is offering a $10,000 purchase incentive to use off of the purchase price, pre-paid HOAs, closing costs, … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: The Vero - 3 bedroom unit - 12/19/11 09:10 PM
It's the DTLA Series, and we're exploring a rare 3-bedroom that has surfaced at the Vero in Downtown LA. Just west of the 110 fwy, the Vero is located at 1234 Wilshire Blvd, and is walking distance to retail shops, restaurants, and LA Live and the Staples Center. One of the main advantages of this building compared to others Downtown is the low HOA compared to similar buildings with similar amenities. This 3 bed, 3 bath, 1470 sf unit is priced at $424,900 and has HOAs of $385/mo. With building amenities such as swimming pool, spa, fitness center, lobby lounge, and … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: The Textile Building - 12/08/11 01:52 PM
Wow, take a look at this unit at the Textile Building at Santee Village, located in DTLA's Fashion District! This open floor plan loft is approx. 660 sf and features concrete flooring, glass tile finishes, and a separate bedroom area in the rear of the unit. With views of the Fashion District, this unit is priced at $158,500, and is located in a Mills Act approved building -- enabling owners to save up to 60% on their property taxes! With HOAs of $442/mo, which does include parking, this is a great first-time buyer unit. Complex amenities include a pool, spas, fitness … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: Library Court - 12/08/11 01:44 PM
Another unit at Library Court surfaces - dun, dun, dun! This lovely unit on the courtyard level is a 1 bed, 1 bath 580 sf unit that features a condo floorplan -- yes, you do have a door separating off your bedroom. Priced at $220,605, this is within a great first-time buyer price point, or for those looking for a pied-a-terre Downtown. With HOAs of $523.67, which does include one parking space, this could be a great home or investment for the right buyer. Located in the heart of Downtown and walking distance to restaurants, shopping, 7th & Fig, the Library … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: The Eastern Columbia - 12/08/11 01:31 PM
We're at the Eastern Columbia checking out this 940 sf loft in this classic Art Deco building in DTLA. This open floor plan loft offers concrete floors and modern kitchen and bath. From the developers of the Viceroy Hotel chain, the Eastern Columbia offers amenities such as lounge, rooftop pool & spa, and 24-hour doorman/controlled access. One parking space also comes with this unit, with HOAs of $573/mo. I also wanted to mention this unit, priced at $300,000, is in a Mills Act property building, which enables owners to save up to 60% on their property taxes. A truly lovely historic … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: The Vero - One bedroom unit - 12/08/11 01:12 PM
Hey DTLA! Here's another unit at the Vero -- this time, a lovely one bed, one bath 650 sf unit priced at $271,900. I know 650 sf sounds a bit small, but the higher ceilings and layout of this unit make the unit feel more spacious than it is on paper. With hardwood floors in the kitchen/living space, and carpet in the bedroom, this unit features modern finished with newer kitchen cabinets and stainless steel appliances. With building amenities such as pool, spa, fitness center, and a 24 hour doorman for HOAs of $322 for this unit, this one is a … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: 2 bedroom unit @ Vero Downtown LA - 12/08/11 12:44 PM
DTLA Series: 2 bedroom unit @ Vero Downtown LA Hello DTLA! Welcome back to the DTLA Series -- today we're checking this 2 bedroom unit at the Vero, located at 1234 Wilshire, just west of the 110 fwy in Downtown LA. This 1140 sf unit on the 6th floor is a penthouse unit, with views of greenery outside of the living room and both bedrooms. This unit features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, modern finishes in the baths, as well as wood floors and recessed lighting throughout. Building amenities include 24 hour security/concierge, two parking spaces, a gym, pool & … (1 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: The Molino Lofts - 12/07/11 12:17 PM
It's the DTLA Series and we're taking a look at this unit at the Molino Lofts, with a great 2nd story space. This 1190 sf unit features a raw loft space with concrete flooring on the first floor, and wood flooring in the upstairs loft space. In the heart of the Arts District, Molino Lofts is located walking distance to Barker Block, Urth Caffe, Wurstkuche, Church & State, and much more! Building amenities include secured parking, secured/gated entry, rooftop pool/lounge, and gym. Priced at $289,900 with HOAs of $321.04, this unit in the Arts District can't be beat! GO DTLA! Caroline … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: What's Left @ Santee Village Lofts DTLA? - 11/17/11 08:44 PM
What's Left @ Santee Village Lofts DTLA?  
  We're down to the last few units, and the developer is offering a great incentive -- $10,000 to use toward your purchase price, pre-paid HOAs, closing costs, or upgrades to the unit. Here's what's left at Eckardt and Cornell:

So RUN, don't walk to check out these units today! Because after these are gone, there's two less buildings that features units in a first-time buyer price point. And with less inventory, YUP, that's right -- we're headed toward multiple offer city. GO DTLA! Caroline Choi Real Estate Caroline Sells The … (1 comments)

caroline sells the city: Limited Edition Sale @ Evo, South Park, DTLA - 11/11/11 12:19 AM
Limited Edition Sale @ Evo, South Park, DTLA  
  Looking for a unique opportunity Downtown? Guess what? The developer at Evo in South Park is releasing 5 limited edition, designer homes starting at $975,000 through $1,495,000, for discerning DTLA buyers.
This special release is only valid through the end of 2011 so hurry while they're still here. GO DTLA! Caroline Choi Real Estate Caroline Sells The City LA www.CarolineSellsTheCity.com
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caroline sells the city: Update on 655 Hope DTLA - 11/11/11 12:18 AM
Update on 655 Hope DTLA  
  Guess what? Downtown LA's available & financeable condo market just got some new inventory. How, you ask? Well, a birdie told me that 655 Hope is now 51% sold, which now enables the rest of the units in the building - regardless of which sales phase it's currently in - to be sold and purchased using Met Life, the developer's lender. Previously, these units were relegated to all cash purchases exclusively, and now the rest of the building is up for grabs. Want to know which ones? Take a peek:
And yes, Met … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: Update on Santee Village Lofts, DTLA Fashion District - 11/11/11 12:17 AM
Update on Santee Village Lofts, DTLA Fashion District  
  Santee Village Lofts is still winding down, and in an attempt to sell their last remaining units, have extended their $10,000 purchase incentive which also includes an appliance package including a refrigerator, washer, and dryer. This $10,000 purchase incentive can be used to lower the price of the unit, toward closing costs, toward pre-paid HOAs, or any upgrades you may want for your unit. Such upgrades include a sliding glass door to partition off the space, polishing the concrete floor, and installation of hardwood flooring - YOUR CHOICE!
There aren't … (1 comments)

caroline sells the city: The 11/11/11 Sales Event @ Solair, Mid-Wilshire - 11/11/11 12:16 AM
The 11/11/11 Sales Event @ Solair, Mid-Wilshire  
  Interested in what's happening at the Solair in Mid-Wilshire? ST Collection, the developer, is putting on a special sales event in light of the Veteran's Day holiday by offering 11 homes (are you seeing a trend here?) with $11,000 in closing cost incentives, plus 11 months HOA FREE. Yes, you read that right! And don't worry, if you miss stopping by this weekend, the developer is offering this incentive through Nov. 30th so you still have a chance. Happy Buying! Caroline Choi Real Estate Caroline Sells The City LA www.CarolineSellsTheCity.com
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caroline sells the city: Special $15,000 Purchase Incentive at Eckardt, Santee Village Lofts - 10/26/11 11:40 AM
Special $15,000 Purchase Incentive at Eckardt, Santee Village Lofts  
   
Wow, the developer of these units at Santee Village want these units SOLD! Now through October 31st, the developer is offering a $15,000 incentive to be used toward reducing the purchase price, pre-paid HOA dues, closing costs, appliances, and upgrades. With units still left starting at $199,000 -- you'll be hard pressed to find another building that offers the same type of amenities and square footage for this price in DTLA, and with Santee being Mills Act approved, you can save up to 60% on your property taxes. That … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Series: One Bedroom @ Library Court - 10/05/11 03:42 PM
It's the DTLA series and here's a new bank-owned listing that recently came out on the market. This unit in particular is different than many others Downtown - or in this building for that matter - because while the living space itself is an open floor plan with higher loft ceilings, the bedroom does actually separate off and is a true one bedroom! At 680 sf and priced at $224,900, it's perfectly priced in the 1st time buyer price point. HOAs are $545 for this unit and does include parking underneath the building, secured building, 24-hour concierge/security, common area maintenance, and … (1 comments)

caroline sells the city: Solair's Home of the Week - Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA - 09/30/11 10:43 AM
Solair's Home of the Week - Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA  
  So I've blogged a bit about this elegant building with tremendous views, but wanted to let you know about a special home of the week the developer is offering an incentive for.
So what do you get for this special 1402 sf unit with a separate 314 sf balcony looking eastward into Hollywood and Hancock Park? Eight floor views, 2 bedrooms/2 baths, a $10,000 seller concession on price (WHOA!), and a free secure storage space valued at $6,000. And the sticker price? $539,500. Great building, great price, … (0 comments)

caroline sells the city: DTLA Market Update 9/27/11 - 09/27/11 01:42 PM
DTLA Market Update 9/27/11  
   
The numbers don't lie, and DTLA is movin'! Take a look at what's been sold in the month of September thus far: 100 S ALAMEDA ST #434          $399,000     2 2.00  1,186    $443.00        09/06/11    $385,000 900 W Olympic BLVD #50F        $5,500,000  3 3.00  3,436    $2,891.00     09/09/11    $5,225,000 1855 INDUSTRIAL ST #511      $249,000     1 1.00   837       $338.21        09/09/11    $300,000 746 S LOS ANGELES ST #510   $244,000     0 1.00   750      $555.07         09/19/11    $244,000 746 S LOS ANGELES ST #1106 $289,000     1 1.00   790      $566.47         … (0 comments)

 
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