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by hortonhw
Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: HPOZ - what's the value added when selling?
Replies: 2
Views: 818

HPOZ - what's the value added when selling?

Now that Balboa Highlands has officially received HPOZ status, what added value can reasonably be expected when it comes time to sell? my understanding is that those who purchased their homes more recently and thus pay higher property taxes, should expect their taxes to be cut by as much as half. Ho...
by hortonhw
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Rummer 'remodel' in April Issue of Dwell (success/failure?)
Replies: 26
Views: 3447

i like the fireplace being painted in this house. the red brick used is such a bold color that it conflicts with many of the softer or primary colors used in modern furnishings and design, that rather than being able to establish your own palette you are forced to bend to the color of the brick. i t...
by hortonhw
Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: 60's Contour Chair Lounge - Los Angeles
Replies: 0
Views: 816

60's Contour Chair Lounge - Los Angeles

60's Contour Chair Lounge. Mint Green. Tilts. Very Cool. Very Comfortable.
$200. You pick up in Santa Monica.

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/fu ... 49273.html

harveyhorton@gmail.com
by hortonhw
Sat May 09, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: SOLD! - after seeing it on Lotta Living MCM real estate
Replies: 9
Views: 2170

we bought our balboa highlands eichler from a posting on LL. the kids who grew up in the house were selling it after their mother passed away. they wanted to sell it to someone who appreciated the home and would give it the care it needed. apparently, many people looked at the house, but for whateve...
by hortonhw
Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Dirty AC Ducts in our SLAB
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

we had our in slab ducts cleaned by the company listed below. we were hoping to do the foam seal of the interior of the ducts, but no one in the LA area does that service, so we settled on the cleaning. they did a great job and i believe it was $1200. i think they are based in glendale. Jackie/ Cust...
by hortonhw
Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: staining eichler ceiling and eaves
Replies: 4
Views: 614

the eichler network does address this issue rather extensively. oddly, i had tried to research there yesterday before posting but they must have been having tech issues and i couldn't access any of the posts. our ceilings and eaves have original stain. the outside was the worst with discoloration, s...
by hortonhw
Mon Mar 16, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: beam caps
Replies: 4
Views: 998

beam caps

while i'm busy sanding and staining, i've also decided to tackle the exterior beams. does anyone have a source for the aluminum caps for the tops of the exterior beams. i read redneckmodern had joined two separate pieces of flashing, but i'm hoping there is someone somewhere who has found this item ...
by hortonhw
Mon Mar 16, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: staining eichler ceiling and eaves
Replies: 4
Views: 614

staining eichler ceiling and eaves

i've searched prior posts but didn't get the info i was looking for so here goes. our ceiling and eaves have never been re-stained or painted, thankfully, but because the eaves have become so weathered, i can't stand to look at them any longer. i have already sanded most of the eaves and am now abou...
by hortonhw
Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills Eichler for Rent
Replies: 3
Views: 833

hey billy boom batz, i'm curious to know how designing toys has led you to become such an oracle on housing markets. since you struck out with your estimation of the eichler in thousand oaks which sold for $765K and you boldly put the value at 600- 650 max. a swing and a miss. sorry that you have su...
by hortonhw
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills Eichler for Rent
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Granada Hills Eichler for Rent

great opportunity for architecture enthusiasts to live in a mid century masterpiece.

http://www.postlets.com/rtm/1775494
by hortonhw
Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Granada Hills Eichler in LA Times
Replies: 12
Views: 982

thank you, to those with positive feedback. to the others, well, luckily we don't all have the same taste. who knew the deer head would be such a topic of discussion. i feel we have a nice mix of original art and furnishings along with some newer less expensive items that add some playfulness and co...
by hortonhw
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Granada Hills Eichler in LA Times
Replies: 12
Views: 982

Granada Hills Eichler in LA Times

The LA Times did a story about our refurbished granada hills eichler. will be in the print version this weekend in the style section.

http://www.latimes.com/la-hm-0110-eppin ... ogallery?1
by hortonhw
Wed Oct 22, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills, CA -Possible Eichler foreclosure
Replies: 38
Views: 5985

not done yet?

does anyone know the status of this foreclosure? the sale pending sign is down. also, i spoke with a buyer who was given the key box access code. sounds like it is back on the market.
by hortonhw
Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Sliding Glass Door Repairs
Replies: 16
Views: 3639

affordable sliding door repair bruce conger 818.266.1839 he used to be the best guy at california sliding door, but has gone out on his own and started his own company. very nice, professional, and honest. it is truly amazing what new wheels will do for your doors. they should glide with just a fing...
by hortonhw
Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills, CA -Possible Eichler foreclosure
Replies: 38
Views: 5985

this house is officially on the market today.
$495K
contact Rocking Horse Realty
Enrique Morquecho
818.361.1235
818.634.5928 cell
by hortonhw
Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Pool contractor recommendations in LA/SFV?
Replies: 5
Views: 1084

i have a referral from a friend who built a pool this year. we were talking about putting in a pool, so i kept his info. knowing my friend who referred him, he did his research and hired the best. very happy with the outcome. very professional. John Crystal Pools 818.885.0004 they are based in north...
by hortonhw
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: Test Messages
Topic: Welcome to the test message area
Replies: 22
Views: 14293

picture post test

/Users/harveyhorton/Desktop/eichler pics/DSCF0186.jpg
by hortonhw
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: polished concrete floors
Replies: 24
Views: 4112

we refinished our concrete floors in granada hills. we got bids from 3 or 4 contractors which were all within $1000 of each other, but we felt doug really understood what we were trying to accomplish and knew what he was doing. very happy with the finished product. less than $4 sq ft. Demmert and As...
by hortonhw
Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: new memeber
Replies: 1
Views: 2714

new memeber

hello all, i am a new member, but have been using the site for a year or so gleaming all sorts of useful info. must give a big thank you to the site as it is the sole resource that led to us buying the eichler home in granada hills that was posted and discussed over the last few months. i have been ...

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