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1307 N Avenue 54 In Highland Park

This new listing from Better Shelter is a new construction modern cottage, located in the heart of Highland Park, just steps from York corridor’s shopping and restaurants. The charming 1,132 square foot home is all about the details, with beautiful hardwood floors, open living/dining space, stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings, and vintage chandeliers.

2295 Cazador Drive In Glassell Park

This spacious three bedroom, two bath Better Shelter home in Glassell Park also includes an additional, detached two bedroom, one bath guesthouse that brings in $1,060 per month with a current tenant already in place. It’s move-in ready and features xeriscaping, a tankless water heater, hardwood floors, new appliances, and a master suite with its own bathroom.

4752 York Boulevard In Highland Park

Yet another extraordinary Better Shelter flip! This duplex on the York Boulevard strip provides an owners unit with two bedrooms and two baths, plus a studio rental. The property is zoned LAC4, which gives you plenty of flexibility. The home has been completely remodeled and is turn key ready with dual flush toilets, low water landscaping, tank-less water heaters, and updated systems throughout both units.

3958 Goodwin Avenue In Atwater Village

If you are looking for a home with tons of style, beautiful unique details, and at an affordable price, a Better Shelter home is the perfect choice! Check out their newest listing inAtwater Village. It’s a beautifully refurbished California Bungalow with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths on a huge lot with citrus and fruit trees, raised garden beds, and a privacy fence.

3135 Isabel Drive In Glassell Park

We are way into BetterShelter here on Take Sunset, and with each amazing flip Steve Jones manages to top his last. This three-bedroom, two-bath mid-century home in Glassel Park just hit the market, and it is a true stunner, featuring vaulted ceilings, an open floorplan, and three decks from which you can check out the extraordinary canyon views…

Interview With a BetterShelter Buyer

With all the chatter about BetterShelter‘s ubiquitous flips going on these days I thought it would be a good idea to talk to one their buyers. Imari McDermott bought a BetterShelter home on Stowe Terrace in Highland Park last fall and she took some time to answer a few of my questions about her home-buying … Continued

3726 Richardson Dr In Mt. Washington

3726 Richardson Dr Los Angeles, CA 90065 2 BR, 2 BA $499,000 As sure as the sun will shine in Southern California, another stellar bettershelter property will hit the market on the Eastside of Los Angeles. Here we have their latest offering of affordable yet stylish homes in lovely Mt. Washington. This mid-century has been … Continued

First-Time Home Buyers Head To Highland Park

I’ve talked to a lot of first-timeĀ  home buyers lately who want to focus their search in the Eagle Rock and Highland Park neighborhoods. The reason is simple: you get more for your money than you do in areas such as Silver Lake, Los Feliz and Echo Park. And for first-time buyers on a tight … Continued

Interview With Yardlift’s Janet Pace

Living in SoCal we have the luxury of year-round sunshine to help make our gardens grow, but transformingĀ  or updating an outdoor space into something truly special can often require the help of a professional. Janet Pace knows all about the challenges homeowners face in keeping their gardens and outdoor space looking attractive. In order … Continued

2923 Asbury St In Cypress Park

2923 Asbury St Los Angeles, CA 90065 3 BR, 2 BA $399,000 It’s always exciting when a new bettershelter flip comes on the market. For first time homebuyers looking for a deal in an up and coming area, bettershelter consistently delivers the goods. Bought in June of this year for $190,000 and now listed for … Continued