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November 2016

Found 51 blog entries for November 2016.

Sandra Miller of Engel & Völkers solidifies a top-three sale

in Santa Monica real estate history 

Luxury real estate brand, Engel & Völkers,is proud to announce the sale of one of Santa Monica’s most enticing properties. License Partner Sandra Miller, who stands apart as one of the top brokers in the country, brought the exquisite La Mesa Drive home to the forefront of the market, solidifying a record-making sale.

The coveted La Mesa Drive in Santa Monica is home to many extraordinary properties, but the stunning estate located at 2121 La Mesa is unparalleled. Originally designed by renowned architect, Peter Choate, and built in 1981 for Steel Magnolias and Footloose director, Herbert Ross, the property has since undergone ultra-high-end

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Sandra Miller of Engel & Völkers solidifies a top-three sale in Santa Monica real estate history 

Luxury real estate brand, Engel & Völkers,is proud to announce the sale of one of Santa Monica’s most enticing properties. License Partner Sandra Miller, who stands apart as one of the top brokers in the country, brought the exquisite La Mesa Drive home to the forefront of the market, solidifying a record-making sale.

The coveted La Mesa Drive in Santa Monica is home to many extraordinary properties, but the stunning estate located at 2121 La Mesa is unparalleled. Originally designed by renowned architect, Peter Choate, and built in 1981 for Steel Magnolias and Footloose director, Herbert Ross, the property has since undergone ultra-high-end renovations

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Sandra Miller of Engel & Völkers solidifies a top-three sale in Santa Monica real estate history

Luxury real estate brand, Engel & Völkers, is proud to announce the sale of one of Santa Monica’s most enticing properties. License Partner Sandra Miller, who stands apart as one of the top brokers in the country, brought the exquisite La Mesa Drive home to the forefront of the market, solidifying a record-making sale.

The coveted La Mesa Drive in Santa Monica is home to many extraordinary properties, but the stunning estate located at 2121 La Mesa is unparalleled. Originally designed by renowned architect, Peter Choate, and built in 1981 for Steel Magnolias and Footloose director, Herbert Ross, the property has since undergone ultra-high-end renovations

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Montana Ave Holiday Walk 2016

We here at Engel & Volkers are proud to participate in another Montana Avenue walk.  This year's annual Holiday Walk will be held on December 2nd from 5 PM until 9 PM.  Find the perfect present for your loved ones while enjoying family-friendly community fellowship.

Stop by Engel and Volkers for free pictures with Santa and listen to the joyful sounds of The Green Brooms Music Academy performing live!  Our guests will enjoy delicious cookies provided by the Los Angeles Trade Technical College as well as cider for the kids and our own homemade German Gluhwein for the adults.

We have also partnered with the local non-profit organization, One Voice, once again to brighten the holidays for children of low income families living in our community. If

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After three years at the helm of Austin's University of Texas Charlie Strong was let go, shortly thereafter the hottest coaching prospect in the country was signed as the next head coach of the Longhorns.  A Texas Ex with deep ties to the state of Texas, including the last two seasons as head coach at the University of Houston, Tom Herman becomes the 30th head coach at Texas.

Herman web

His Record at The University of Houston

Herman comes to Texas after compiling a 22-4 record in two seasons at Houston, the fourth-best record in the FBS in that span. His first season as head coach at Texas will mark his 14th spent in the state of Texas out of 20 years coaching on the collegiate level. That includes his time as a graduate assistant at UT (1999-2000), where

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The annual Holiday Basket program is officially underway for 2016! Supported by the Sun Valley Board of Realtors Community Foundation since 2003, the Holiday Basket program is seeking new, unwrapped toys for over 900 children in the community. 

Unfortunately, the annual Motorcycle Toy Run, which has donated toys to the program for more than 20 years, was canceled this year. Therefore, this year's toy supply is at an all time low! In order to supplement that loss, the foundation has set up a toy drive this week. Toys collected in your offices can be dropped off on Friday, December 2nd at two different locations. The Sun Valley Visitor Center/Starbuck's and the Hailey Chamber of Commerce will be accepting all donated toys from 9am to 5pm. Toys will also

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Holiday Shopping in Santa Monica

The holidays are approaching, have you made a list and checked it twice?  Lucky for you, Santa Monica is full of wonderful shops and boutiques where you can find unique and thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list.  These are just a few of our favorite local stores for holiday shopping.

If you want to accomplish all your shopping in one trip, you can't do better than a visit to Santa Monica Place.  The open-air shopping place houses more than 80 stores, including staple stores like Nordstrom and Barney's and designer stores like COACH and Kate Spade, as well as numerous restaurants to fuel your shopping trip.

Every year the Santa Monica Museum of Art hosts Gracie, a holiday pop-up shop.  For one month, you can head to the museum to shop for

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Many of you followed our remodel fun this past summer.  I always find before and after photos so compelling and fun, I hope you do as well.  I speak with folks all the time about how they would love to renovate but don't love the layout of their home.  The answer is not always to move to improve your home and how it serves your family but sometimes it is-and that's ok!  That's why I do what I do!  It was necessary for us.  I say I was blessed with a vision of what a home can be, my poor husband does not always see it that way.  Hee Hee.  I love being able to combine my expertise as a realtor and semi quasi designer to assist people in finding the perfect home to make their own.  

Our home was built in 1992.  When we purchased, it sat in between 1992

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