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DESIGNER TIPS AND TRICKS

Spring in the Changes – Six Simple Home Decor Projects to Refresh Your Home

With springtime comes a sense of renewal, and a desire to clean, organize and refresh. Now that we’re all spending so much time at home why not take the opportunity to get your creative juices flowing and tackle a few home DIY home decor projects? We have selected a few, fun (and easy) projects to get you started.

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SELF CARE CORNER

Staying Healthy – Body and Mind

There is no better time than the present to focus on your health and wellness. Whether you’re looking to fit in a short meditation session or a 50 minute body weight workout, we hope that the tips below will help bring some well-deserved relaxation and peace of mind to you and your loved ones. Be well!

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COMMUNITY CORNER

How You Can Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we all adjust to the changes in our lives needed to combat the coronavirus, it has already had a big impact on our communities’ most vulnerable including seniors and low-income families as well as the nonprofit organizations that support them. We have found a number of ways you can help in your local community from sewing face masks to checking on elderly neighbors.

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ART IN THE COMMUNITY

The Crenshaw/LAX Line Comes to Life

We are very excited for the opening of the Crenshaw/LAX Line later this year. The new line will span 8.5 miles from Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards through Leimert Park and Downtown Inglewood before meeting up with the Green Line’s Aviation station south of LAX. As part of the project’s art program, Metro commissioned 14 artists to bring the eight stations and their historically rich neighborhoods to life. We explore a few of these amazing pieces that will adorn stations along the route and we can’t wait to see them in situ!

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BLACK HISTORY CORNER

As we celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to highlight a few of the trailblazing African American architects that have designed some of the most iconic buildings in LA and throughout the country.

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MUSEUM CORNER

Celebrating Black History Month in LA


Black History Month is a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. We are spoiled for choice with fine art, community festivals, music and film events around the city. Read on for our must-sees this month.

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CELEBRATION CORNER

Valentine’s Day in South LA

Love is in the air…but are you ready? There’s only a week to go until Valentine’s Day! If you haven’t made any plans, we’ve got you covered. We’ve planned out a fun-filled romantic day in our neighborhoods that will show your partner how much you care! Enjoy!

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REAL ESTATE ADVICE CORNER

Top Tips on Preparing Your Home to Go on the Market


Once you have decided to sell your home, the process of preparing it to go on the market can seem quite daunting. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. Read on for a few of our top tips for maximizing the appeal of your property and getting it ready to sell for the best possible price.

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LOCAL DEVELOPMENTS

The New Kids on the Block – Sofi Stadium & The Hollywood Park Development

It is set to be another exciting year in Inglewood with the opening of Sofi Stadium, the new home of the LA Chargers and LA Rams, and the ongoing development of Hollywood Park.

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LOOKING FORWARD

2020 Highlights to Put in Your Calendar

We are grateful to live in a city with so much going on and 2020 is set to be an exciting year with new museum and stadium openings, blockbuster exhibitions and marquee sporting events. Read on for our picks for the year ahead and be sure to mark your calendars. You won’t want to miss any of them!

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Erica Lockhart – DRE 01763313
Lorin Ruttenberg – DRE 01309588
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