If it helps you rationalize the cost, that’s only the price of about 425 venti lattes per day at Starbucks. Everything’s less costly when you compare it to the price of a Starbucks’ lattes.
Avalon home prices roughly mirror the prices you’ll find in coastal Long Beach, not surprisingly because Catalina is largely coastal and even a rundown lean-to is likely to have an ocean view or be “steps from the beach.”
Studies have located the precise date when you will fall back into your filthy, slovenly, reckless and dangerous habits: Jan. 12. Failure Day.
True, this plot of land doesn’t have most of the amenities you’d find in a $660,000 home, but if parking is an issue, you can scratch that item off your list. The 9,687-square-foot property will easily accommodate 26 vehicles.
This year, the top four most expensive homes and eight of the top 10 were in Naples.
The Ranchos that were built in Long Beach in 1953 and 1954 by developer Ross Cortese using Cliff May’s designs, which included the plans and the materials and techniques to be used, always going for a certain simplicity and affordability. Over the years, the homes have acquired a decidedly retro look, which is a big part of their appeal.
In the 1950s, immediately before Acres of Books brought its 6.5 miles of shelves full of nearly a million volumes to the space, it was, first, the Western Corral, a country-western dance hall with Texas swing by local and touring acts such as Billy Carter & His All Stars.
The ideas are for people who have just recently attached themselves to the newfound joys of living in a thing that thrives on your checkbook.
You’re going to have to forego waterfront living, a pool, a “spare” bedroom and most other frills that come with homes well above the $639,000 median house price.
The $2.9 million Insurance Exchange penthouse comes with a kitchen with an island and granite counters, stocked with high-end appliances, two bedrooms and two baths in 2,810 square feet of living space.