Do You Need a Residential Concierge?

Do You Need a Residential Concierge?

What to consider before hiring a professional residential property manager. Investing in a residence is a thoughtful process, even if you already own a primary home. Same is true when hiring a residential property manager. If you’ve owned one home or multiple properties, hiring a property manager is an important decision. It might not be right for everyone. However, there are certain things you might consider to help you decide if enlisting the services of a professional is the best choice…

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investment Home’s Big Hollywood Story

investment Home’s Big Hollywood Story

The story of  how a child star made a huge profit reads like a slow moving Hollywood script – until you get to the big ending! In 1969, 11-year old “Brady Bunch” child star, Eve Plumb, invested $55,300 into the purchase of a Malibu beach house. Plumb played middle child, Jan, in the family sitcom from 1969-1974. Over the years, the 600 square-foot Malibu vacation rental home, probably considered a good deal, was occasionally used by Plumb and her family. The initial 1969 investment probably translates to about $362,609.78 in…

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Vacation Homes Uniquely Wright

Vacation Homes Uniquely Wright

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a home designed by American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright? The best-known homes might be out of reach for most of us (Wright’s Cooke House in Virginia Beach is on the market for about $3M). But there are plenty of now-so-well known homes designed by the prolific architect that are now vacation rental homes. They might be uniquely “Wright” for your vacation, or at least a nightly rental. It seems like…

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