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Featured Post: 5 Spring Cleaning Hacks

I really dislike the process of doing a spring clean, especially now I have children and cats making a mess everywhere.  However, once i’ve done it,I really appreciate the difference it makes to our home… View Full Post The post Featured...
by Being a Mummy on Jun 17, 2015

Last Week In Los Angeles Real Estate. 6/15/2015

The battle over restricting short-term rentals in Los Angeles continues to wage. While Santa Monica has passed an ordinance banning the rental of a home for less than 30 days unless the owner is in residence, other neighborhoods are fighting the poli...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jun 15, 2015

Featured Post: Essential Checks to Make on Your Car This Summer!

If you’re anything like us you’ll be banking on the car working properly and safely this summer, not only for days out, but for your summer holiday! I’ve been sent a list of  five things you… View Full Post The post Featured...
by Being a Mummy on Jun 11, 2015

Featured Post: Healthy Treat Ideas- Lollies from Claudi and Fin

One of the difficulties in summer is trying to find some healthy natural treats for the children. Its a constant source of frustration in our household and it can be really difficult to make sure… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Healthy...
by Being a Mummy on Jun 9, 2015

In a Low Inventory Market How Should You Price Your Home?

Much of Los Angeles is experiencing a sellers’ market right now. How do you define a sellers’ market? It is based on low inventory.  Loosely you would take the number of homes sold over the past six months compared with the number of hom...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jun 7, 2015

Featured Post: Scottish Friendly, the Titanic and Your Children’s Savings

As some of you may know I’ve written quite a bit about Scottish Friendly on this site as they offer some great Child Trust Funds and Junior ISA’s and i’m always on the lookout for… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Scotti...
by Being a Mummy on Jun 3, 2015

Featured Post: 6 Golden Nuggets of Financial Advice for my Children

I think its really important to try to talk to your children about money, not least because if you can give them some idea about the cost of things they have some awareness of value… View Full Post The post Featured Post: 6 Golden Nuggets of Fi...
by Being a Mummy on Jun 3, 2015

Wilshire Corridor Condos. 1st Qtr 2015 Market Report

It’s time to take a look at how Wilshire Corridor sales are going so far this year. Checking in every few months doesn’t really provide the full picture of where the median price is going when sales are so low. But I like to get an idea...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 28, 2015

What’s Happening in the Short Term Los Angeles Rental Market?

I am sure you have heard that Santa Monica has voted to ban rentals of less than 30 days in the City. Homeowners who live on the property can still have short-term renters but must be on-site, have a business license and will be subject to the 14...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 23, 2015

Featured Post: Fun and frugal May half term activities – how to entertain the kids for less

With half term on the horizon, if you are like me you’ll be looking for fresh ways to keep the children occupied. If you’re fed up with the constant hum of Minecraft YouTube videos and… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Fun and...
by Being a Mummy on May 20, 2015

10 Things Buyers Can do While Waiting For Inventory

While you are waiting for new housing inventory to come on the market in Los Angeles Rob Spinosa has great advice on how to avoid damaging your credit. These are good tips to follow. The post 10 Things Buyers Can do While Waiting For Inventory appear...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 16, 2015

10 Things Buyers Can Do While Waiting for Inventory

While you are waiting for new housing inventory to come on the market in Los Angeles Rob Spinosa has great advice on how to avoid damaging your credit. These are good tips to follow. The post 10 Things Buyers Can Do While Waiting for Inventory appear...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 12, 2015

Featured Post: Fashion and the Big 40

And so it has passed and i’ve entered my fourth decade. Its a big milestone and an insignificant moment, but one things for sure I probably do need to start thinking about making sure my… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Fashion and...
by Being a Mummy on May 12, 2015

Featured Post: Decluttering Tips: A Storage Solution for Every Need

The husband went to the dump twice this weekend. Thanks to a silly system where you have to carry large lumps of wood up the steps he came home exhausted. I suspect he wished he… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Decluttering Tips: A Stor...
by Being a Mummy on May 10, 2015

An Agent’s Guide to Buying Your First Home in Los Angeles

If you are a first-time Los Angeles home buyer you are probably wondering what is involved in the buying process and how you will be protected. A good real estate agent will monitor the entire process and make sure that nothing falls through the crac...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 5, 2015

Toddlers Today! In collaboration with SMA Nutrition

I’m not a big fan of the ‘baby’ phase, all those sleepless nights and endless feeding routines. I much prefer toddlers, with their cute little phrases; ‘it wasn’t me…’ was a favourite in our household,… View Full Post The post Tod...
by Being a Mummy on Apr 30, 2015

West Hollywood Homes for Sale 1st Qtr 2015 Market Report

West Hollywood is still one of the more affordable areas of Los Angeles with a high Walk Score. Let's see how 1st Qtr 2015 homes sales compare to the previous Quarter. How is the inventory? The post West Hollywood Homes for Sale 1st Qtr 2015 Market...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Apr 29, 2015

Featured Post: Why There is No Place Like Home

Did you see my post the other day for National Stationery Week? There is nothing I like better than being a home and relaxing. In fact *whisper* I find it quite a chore to go… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Why There is No Place Like Ho...
by Being a Mummy on Apr 29, 2015

Featured Post: Ten Ways to Encourage Your Children to Save!

We’ve always been quite careful with money in our household and the children are fully aware that money doesn’t grow on trees. Its been a bit of a struggle teaching them the value of each… View Full Post The post Featured Post: Ten...
by Being a Mummy on Apr 27, 2015

Featured Post; Things to do Near South East London

I’m always telling everyone that as a North Londoner I don’t venture south of the River Thames. Indeed when I had to go to Clapham Common the other day it genuinely felt more alien than… View Full Post The post Featured Post; Things...
by Being a Mummy on Apr 27, 2015


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