4 Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

A new season is approaching, and it’s a great time to prepare your homes for the winter months! When you set your clocks back on November 5th, remember to complete the following home maintenance tasks:

Test Smoke Detectors
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends testing your smoke alarms each month and replacing the batteries at least once a year.
Check Outdoor Lighting
Inspect all the wiring and light bulbs on your outdoor lighting. With less daylight, proper lighting outside can help ensure safety and security.
Adjust Timers
Outdoor lighting timers, pool pumps and yard sprinklers need to be seasonally adjusted.
Block Out Pests
When temperatures drop, rodents and no-see-ums seek out warm places to hunker down (just like us). But unlike us, many of them can fit through holes the size of a quarter. Take this opportunity to give the exterior of your home—and especially your roof—a once-over. Replace damaged tiles and attic vents, and seal any holes around pipes and cables that run into your house.

Thanks from your friends at Grant Linscott Group!

For more information or to schedule a private showing, call or email Grant Linscott at 323-333-6222.  You can also email us at info@excitingla.com for details about other development opportunities and properties in the Hollywood area.  If you or someone you know is looking to buy or sell, I’d love to help you with any of your Real Estate needs!

UPDATE–Wilshire Vista–BRAND NEW Single Family Homes


1213 S Dunsmuir Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90019
6 Homes Starting at $929,000

Introducing The Wilshire Vista, a spectacular luxury development of 6 new architectural homes featuring beautifully appointed finishes and dramatic open spaces.


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UPDATE :: The June Street Collection in Hancock Park

822 N. June Street
Los Angeles, CA 90038
3 Homes Remaining
Starting at $1,495,000

The June Street Collection is the pinnacle of luxury, style and craftsmanship that blends seamlessly with it’s environment, which include 10 gated single family homes. These immaculate home features a private yard w/beautifully tiled fountain.

The Paramount model features 2 large bedrooms downstairs and a spectacular main living level with walls that disappear to an open-beamed saltillo tiled patio w/fireplace and built-in BBQ.

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The Faircrest Collection


1433 Hi Point Street
Los Angeles, CA 90035
3-5 bedrooms + 4 baths
Starting at $979,000

Introducing our newest addition, The Faircrest Collection, a luxury development of 10 new Contemporary Spanish homes with 3-5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths featuring dramatic open floor plans and high end finishes in a great location! Built using the finest materials featuring designer kitchens & baths with custom cabinetry, hardwood floors throughout, approximately 10 foot ceilings, large windows and abundant natural light. Spacious bedrooms, beautifully tiled baths, solar ready, controlled access, wired for whole home automation, moments from great shopping, dining and entertainment and located on a gated, private street. These beautiful homes will go quickly due to their incredible location which was recently named one of the Top 10 neighborhoods in the US.  The Faircrest Collection is a triumph in new construction!

UPDATE:  Stop by and visit us this weekend from 2-5pm.  For more information about these new homes or to schedule a private showing, call or email Grant Linscott at 323-333-6222.  Look forward to seeing you there!

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337 N. Reno St in Silver Lake

 337 N. Reno St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Enter this newly updated home located in the desirable Silver Lake neighborhood. With modern amenities featured all around the home, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home exudes old world character with stylish class.

This home has been updated with new construction, including new electrical, new plumbing, new roofing, new deck, and an additional 450 sq. ft. With original details also being restored such as the crown molding, and wood floors, this makes for an outstanding home.

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1327 Coronado Terrace in Silver Lake

1327 Coronado Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Welcome Home! This vibrant Bungalow pool home sits on one of the best streets in Silver Lake.With hardwood through out, stunning hillside views to the West, and a large separate bonus space, this home is remarkable!

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2033 N. Gramercy Pl in Hollywood

 2033 N. Gramercy Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90068
3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
$7,900 per month

Back to the future in Hollywood! This home is a Dwight Pollock design, later to be designed by Guy Moore, then updated by Christian Moeller. This home is in close proximity to Griffith Park, Beachwood Canyon, Los Feliz, and Immaculate Heart School.

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210 S. Vista St in Beverly Center-Miracle Mile

210 S. Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90036
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Enter this trendy and private Spanish home that will be your escape from the hustle and bustle of urban stress! Completely remodeled with brilliant attention to detail; this luxurious home brings the vacation to you. With approx. 2000 square feet, this 4 bedroom, 3 bathrooms home has a phenomenal living room wired for speakers, and a beautiful fireplace that centers the room.

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UPDATE :: 5406 Red Oak Dr in Los Feliz

5406 Red Oak Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068
4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

This beautifully reimagined Grand Tudor estate in the Los Feliz Oaks has been masterfully redesigned and updated. You may remember the home, which was owned by Mary Wilson of the Supremes at one time, from when we listed it last December. The new owner spent the past several months renovating the property and restoring it to it’s original styling while keeping the original design of the home intact.


As you walk into the foyer of the home, the grand staircase and open floor plan are now bathed in natural light. A new, arched brick entry has been added and the front door has been updated with a beautiful arched, glass panel door.

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UPDATE :: 1920 Florena Ct in Glendale

1920 Florena Ct
Glendale, CA 91208
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

This classic Traditional in Glendale’s prestigious San Rafael Estates is still available, and it has a NEW PRICE!! This beautifully renovated home sits on a quiet Cul-de-Sac and offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The dramatic living and entertainment areas are bathed in natural light.

The open floor plan offers a spacious step-down living room with statement-piece fireplace and built-in bookshelves, formal entryway, and formal dining room with designer touches.

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