Midcentury Modern Home of ‘Spongebob SquarePants’ Creator Sells in Bidding War to Billionaire

By James McClain Well, that didn’t take long. Only a month after it first popped up for sale, the stunningly preserved San Marino home of the late Stephen Hillenburg has sold for about $5.1 million in an all-cash deal — an almost unbelievable $1.1 million more than the $4 million asking price and more than double what the “Spongebob… Keep reading

DPP Shred Event 2021

Our annual DPP Shred Event is something we look forward to every year as a fun way to connect with clients and help the environment as well. Last weekend, our socially-distanced Shred Event took place at several DPP office locations. DPP staff, agents and their clients gathered as massive paper-shredding trucks arrived at our Pasadena,… Keep reading

Townhomes By Top Architects Ready For Sale

By Billy Taylor Located at 610 S. Van Ness Ave., Windsor Row intersects the bustling and hip Korea-town neighborhood with the leafy residential streets of Windsor Square and nearby Hancock Park. Replacing a run-down house and crumbling parking lot full of abandoned vehicles, the new townhouse project is made up of two facing contemporary four-story… Keep reading

After a Soulful Remix, a Mid-Century Ranch Asks $2.4M in Southern California

By Kathryn M. Originally built in 1950, this ranch-style house near the edge of the Arroyo in Pasadena, California, remained in the hands of one family before the current owner, Kirsten Blazek—founder and creative director of home staging and interior design company A1000xBetter—gave it an expert upgrade. “The property stands out due to its exceptional,… Keep reading

Home Of The Week: A Beautiful 1931 Monterey Colonial Revival Located In Altadena

This 1931 Monterey Colonial Revival is an architectural treasure believed to have been designed by local architects Gentry & Son. The stately home captures the charm and romance of a bygone era, along with updated amenities. Set back from the street for ultimate privacy, the home offers a view of the Altadena Golf course as… Keep reading

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