Judy Graff's sublime-to-the-ridiculous (well, mostly ridiculous) take on real estate for east San Fernando Valley and North Los Angeles communities. This includes Hollywood Hills, Burbank, Studio City and Toluca Lake real estate and homes for sale, and also covers Valley Village, North Hollywood, Glendale, Atwater, Sherman Oaks and other L.A. areas too. General news and musings as well.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Game of Thrones, real-estate style. (Yes, yet another GOT meme.)
For you prospective home buyers out there, I know buying a
home can seem just as hard as battling for the throne of Westeros. (Admit it, this is your fourth season of trying to buy something.) Your experiences on this journey probably look
like this to you:
The part of town you'd like to live in:
It's a little congested, but it's really very walkable.
The part of town you can actually afford to live in:
The, um, "city" council is trying to get the next CicLAvia here, and has promised to create bike paths on the dirt roads.
Would have more fun killing you than closing the deal. Would prefer it, in fact. Every encounter with your seller is fraught
with menace if not outright danger.
Nice package but probably bitter, twisted and a little
Seems to be on your side, but can turn on you at a
moment’s notice and scorch you. Insatiable
appetite for paper.
How the house you'd like to buy looks to you:
How the house you'd like to buy looks to you, after you get the inspector's report:
You, after you’ve lost out on yet another house.
Feeling trapped by fate.
Never fear. If you
are truly motivated and qualified, I can help you win your fight for your own