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Lessons From Listing Photos: This Successfully Flipped Spanish-Style Mansion Has Our Full Attention


It doesn’t matter how perfect your home is—if your listing photos don’t stand out, potential buyers won’t come by to take a look. In our series “Lessons From Listing Photos,” we dissect the smart updates sellers have made to their homes, and how their listing pictures highlight the home’s best assets.

Home buyers everywhere want houses with up-to-date interiors, but there’s probably no place on Earth where trendiness matters more than Los Angeles.


That’s probably why this massive four-bedroom, four-bathroom home in the notoriously hip neighborhood of Eagle Rock was such a success when it hit the market for the second time in just a few short years.

The sellers picked it up in January 2017 for $1,730,625, and by 2018 the renovations were underway. Once construction was complete, it hit the market again and was sold

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This Successfully Flipped Spanish-Style Mansion Has Our Full Attention

It doesn’t matter how perfect your home is—if your listing photos don’t stand out, potential buyers won’t come by to take a look. In our series “Lessons From Listing Photos,” we dissect the smart updates sellers have made to their homes, and how their listing pictures highlight the home’s best assets.

Home buyers everywhere want houses with up-to-date interiors, but there’s probably no place on Earth where trendiness matters more than Los Angeles.

That’s probably why this massive four-bedroom, four-bathroom home in the notoriously hip neighborhood of Eagle Rock was such a success when it hit the market for the second time in just a few short years.

The sellers picked it up in January 2017 for $1,730,625, and by 2018 the renovations were underway. Once construction was complete, it hit the market again and was sold in June 2020 (during a pandemic, no less) for $2,600,000. You read that

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These Are the Most Critical Details to Pay Attention to Before Signing Contracts with Four Key Wedding Vendors

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While some couples think finding their wedding vendors is the most difficult part about planning the big day, it’s actually what comes next that’s the most complicated: signing the contracts. We talked to four different types of big-day professionals to find out what you need to know about each vendor category’s contracts before you enter into a legally binding agreement. Armed with their advice, the contract process should be a lot clearer and more manageable.

Related: Is It a Bad Sign If a Wedding Vendor Won’t Let Me Make Contract Revisions?

The Wedding Venue

When you’re reviewing the contract for your wedding venue, make sure it contains an itemized list of what the property is going to provide for your specific package, including anything you’ve made a verbal agreement about. Will they be providing rentals, or is it your job to bring them in? Does the

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How Harlem’s Fashion Row Founder Brandice Daniel (Finally) Got the Industry’s Attention

Photo credit: Design by Ingrid Frahm
Photo credit: Design by Ingrid Frahm

From Harper’s BAZAAR

Although it was just days before Harlem Fashion Row’s 13th annual fashion show and style awards (held virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic), unfinished hemlines and the latest RSVP count were the furthest thing from founder Brandice Daniel’s mind when she picked up the phone. “Today is my daughter’s first day of kindergarten, and I’m actually sitting outside of her school right now,” she says, adding that she had to fight the urge to abandon work and spy through the classroom window all day. With another 30 minutes until dismissal though, Daniel spoke about the business and community she’s built with the passion and matter-of-factness that’s made her one of the fashion industry’s most respected figures.

Daniel founded Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) in 2007 with the simple-in-theory, but arduous-in-practice goal of supporting designers of color. In May, she doubled down on that

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