Encino is a nice upscale neighborhood of Los Angeles, situated in the San Fernando Valley. This desirable place to live has one of the best little leagues for children who play baseball. A great part of the city has been redone, shopping centers and malls are newer and it benefits from miles of trails, lakes, and many green spaces. It is considered as a sunny respite place where it is nice to live.
The American real estate market has suffered from an important crisis, due to seizure of properties. This phenomenon had a huge consequence on prices, which plummeted. Therefore, investing in a property in L.A. is currently a safe investment and is interesting as the market benefits from favorable conditions.
Besides, the American population is mobile and often changes its accommodations. The law is particularly secured for financial backers and the American system is based on MLS (Multiple Listing System) which gathers all properties on sale, which is a guaranty of ease to find one.
Thanks to a nice economic expansion, Los Angeles enjoys a large and diversified property portfolio with competitive prices for a city such vibrant, enormous and sunny. All in all, this area is a real heaven for owners and real estate investors.
Thanks to its multicultural aspects, Los Angeles is a global city which constantly attracts show business celebrities, fashion leaders, wealthy tourists as well as powerful financial people who are looking for an upscale quality of life, in a magnificent green oasis where are gathered culture, entertainment, glamor and leading-edge technology.
"Before any investment, the potential buyer will have to contact a professional of the real estate sector. The latter will need his client's passport and other administrative and bank documents to testify his identity and his solvency. The buying process is really fast (around one month). You do not need to have the American citizenship nor the famous Green card but you are required to provide a social security number (SSN), which is obligatory to fill in the tax return (that is only $100 for a property).
Besides, it is highly recommended to purchase an insurance regarding the ownership title in order to be secured in case of potential recording error. "
From June to August, summers are particularly sunny and hot because of Santa Ana, a warm and dry wind that creates heatwaves. Therefore, temperatures can sometimes reach 35 degrees.
The period from April to November is generally one of the best periods of the year to visit Los Angeles as temperatures are pleasant. Spring is also the period with shorter visitor queues and lower prices. However, between April and May, there is a "June Gloom" phenomenon (also called "May Grey") which corresponds to a thick fog that appears at dawn and persists until midday.
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate, Los Angeles has a sweet climate throughout the year. Winters are mild and slightly rainy. Temperature scarcely drop below 10 degrees during the period from December to March.
This local attraction is a haven of peace, and is modelled on the mood of the city of Encino, far from the Los Angeles bustle. The Japanese Tea Garden is in Woodley Park, a place that receives the annual World Fest Earth Day Festival. This oasis of calm gathers three gardens in one: a dry Zen meditation garden, a "wet-strolling" garden and a tea garden. This authentic park creates a serenity atmosphere thanks to its waterfalls, lakes, paths and streams as well as its quiet promenades, all in a abundant greenery.
Garden Hours: Monday to Thursday 11am-4pm / Sunday 10am-4pm
Admission is $5 for Adults
This annual festival was created to celebrate the modern environmental movement, that took place in 1970. The original idea was to focus on a festival to promote environment protection. Over the year, the festival promoted other environment causes too, such as global warming or clean energy. This event became global and attracted world leaders to defend its beliefs and influence the international scene. Nowadays, Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people every year and it became the largest secular observance in the world.
The second most populous city in the US, Los Angeles is spread over a very diversified geographical area. Mainly a desert basin, the area is surrounded by the San Gabriel Mountains and divided by the Santa Monica Mountains.
The climate of Southern California has often been described as ""perfect"" and for good reasons. Most days are sunny and warm, with delicious ocean breezes in summer. Moisture is low with little rain. In fact, there are no unpleasant seasons in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles is considered the cultural capital of the United States, and has more museums and theaters than any other city in the United States. Moreover, the city is known for its many tourist attractions among which is the bes...