[HOUSE AND HOLMES] BAR-B-Qs?

We’ve been waiting to buy a new outdoor grill until autumn, when the prices drop as hardware stores make room for cornhusk scarecrows, pimple-covered gourds, and giant inflatable pumpkins. My wife let me choose...

[REAL ESTATE] Lafayette Square Still Popular

There were 59 single-family homes sold in our coverage area this July, down about a quarter from June sales, according to data from Core Logic, a real estate analysis firm out of La Jolla,...

[HOUSE AND HOLMES] The Key to Success

Even though our frisky black Cocker Spaniel knows he has it great, he sees our side door as his ticket to run free in urban Los Angeles, which is why we recently christened our...

Millenials Buying More Homes Than You Think

Recent buying trends by Millennials across the country are dispelling years of reporting that suggested the demographic had all but forsaken the housing market. A report conducted by Zillow found that, based on a...

[HOUSE AND HOLMES] Electrickery

I don’t think there has been an automobile in our garage since the Ford Model A in 1928. Thanks to temperate California weather and our limited basement and attic storage, our garage has become...