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Los Angeles, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica Real Estate

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Mark Bolender

Call or Text 310-857-4956 Email Mark at MarkBolender@remax.net

Recent Posts

Oh So Lovely, Ocean Park, Santa Monica

Oh So Lovely, Ocean Park, Santa Monica  Although Santa Monica and Ocean Park, were both settled in the early 1870’s, Ocean Park’s history is somewhat independent from the rest of Santa Monica. Ocean Park was initially oriented towards the beach, when Abott Kinney bought a sandy strip of land in Santa Monica’s southwestern edge, and […]

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Wonder What One Million Dollars Buys You in Santa Monica?

  Almost everyone visiting Southern California, at some point dreams of living in Santa Monica, the beachy, upscale city by the sea we keep hearing so much about. Transforming from Estates, bungalows and Craftsman homes to high rises and giant tech companies in a matter of a few years, it is now known as Silicon […]

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Open House Sunday: 1123 11th St. Santa Monica 90403 (3 Bedroom)

      CELEBRITY STYLE LIVING IS NOW AVAILABLE NEAR LA: OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE FOR A DREAM HOUSE WILL BE HOSTED THIS SUNDAY BY RENOWNED REALTOR MARK BOLENDER IN SANTA MONICA Los Angeles, CA, USA – June 22, 2017: An amazing open house is being held this Sunday for all those who […]

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The Revolutionary Millenial Breakthrough to Affording a Home

Does it feel as though you’re never going to be able to purchase a home? Millennials have been going through a housing crisis for years — fewer than 13% of millennials have been able to purchase their own homes in the United States. But that doesn’t mean that you have to give up your dream […]

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Union Station Los Angeles Uncovered

UNION STATION LOS ANGELES UNCOVERED Where else but Los Angeles, might you transform an old transportation center into an ecstatic underground entertainment scene?  Sure, you’ve heard of Union Station, the bustling transportation hub in the heart of the downtown district, bringing passengers together from places near and far.  But did you know that it is […]

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Magical Montana Avenue in Santa Monica

Magical Montana Avenue As if in a world of its own, this beachy, tree-lined boulevard is moments from the sparkling blue Pacific, in a bubbling village of high end real estate, bursting with good vibes.  Montana Avenue is the soul of Santa Monica, a resort town hosting visitors from around the world.  Most famous for […]

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The Secret of Searching for Homes While Protecting One’s Privacy

By Mark Bolender.   Picture is copyrighted and courtesy of FreeBirdPhotos and Shutterstock The internet has changed the style and process of the home search for the past 23 years. There are literally hundreds if not thousands of real estate search websites. In addition, there are many thousands of real estate IDX agent web sites […]

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Welcome Young Real Estate Investors, Where to Start?

Brief Roundup of Residential Real Estate Market for Young or New Investors Wanting to Start Small  and,,, (2017)   Perhaps you find yourself with a cache of surplus money that you wish to invest in the perfect property, suitable for flipping.  You will be delighted to know that Los Angeles is an ideal place to […]

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Mark’s Dozen Favorite Things to Do in Santa Clarita

Mark’s Dozen Favorite Things to Do in Santa Clarita     Having lived and worked in the Santa Clarita Valley for decades, I’ve noticed a plethora of exciting things to do for entertainment.  Only 35 miles from downtown LA, it is nestled in the foothills leading to the high Sierras, making for an outdoor wonderland.  […]

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Mark’s Top Eleven Things to do In Santa Monica with Out of Town Guests

Mark’s Top Eleven Things to do In Santa Monica with Out of Town Guests I am ecstatic to say that I’ve been a full time resident of Santa Monica, California for over six years.  Over the last 30 years, I have been one of Santa Monica’s biggest fans, spending most of my time here even […]

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Lightning Fast and Free, Expanded Home Value Check at VibeHomes.com

When it comes to estimating the value of any home anywhere in the country, Zillow’s “Zestimate” has become a standard in the real estate industry. But when you need to estimate the value of a home in a high-value specialty market in Santa Clarita, Santa Monica, or anywhere in the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, […]

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Rent vs Buy: Why We Live in Santa Monica at all Costs

Rent vs Buy: Why We Live in Santa Monica at all Costs Nobody understands the motivation to choose to live in a beautiful, vibrant, and exciting beach town setting better than the residents of Santa Monica, California. The cost of living is enormous compared to national averages, and running a few Santa Monica value checks […]

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The 3% Home Buying Solution

Over the last couple of years, the percentage of Californians, able to afford a home has decreased to 23.5%. That means 76.5% of the state can’t qualify to buy a home. Fortunately there are 3 loan programs which will help resolve that looming problem. There are many reasons for this high percentage of golden state […]

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Reviews

5LynnDesposito

Mark is reliable, trustworthy and a highly knowledgable agent. We were first time buyers and lacked knowledge about the process. He prepared us for every step, alerted us to what to expect and guided us down this sometimes rocky road to success! He took the... (more)

5user60982558

Mark's knowledge and understanding of the area was exceptional! He understood exactly what we needed and made every effort to research all aspects of our criteria. What we were looking for was not easy but he found us the perfect property.

5MelissaEstabrooks

Mark helped us through a difficult bank sale. He went above and beyond the call of duty. My wife was 7 months pregnant and we had to close and remodel before the baby was born! Mark got us there on time! He even met with my contractors for me!

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