1100 Wilshire Now the Chase Building – Downtown Los Angeles Lofts and Condos

Located at 1100 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017, the famous luxury highrise tower condominium building is now also home to a popular bank branch.  The big “1100” that once branded the structure as a sign on the building has now been changed to “Chase.”  While some residents are not happy with the major presence of the well-known bank branch, it is convenient to use their ATM, and guests can get free parking when they use the Chase ATM inside the branch.

1100 Wilshire Condominiums for sale for lease downtown LA

1100 Wilshire has a fine reputation of quality lofts, luxury amenities and 100% unobstructed views due to its towering pillar of 17 stories of parking spaces. Other amenities include 24 hour security front desk concierge, large fitness center gym, conference meeting room business center, video screening room, rooftop infinity pool deck with cabanas, outdoor kitchen and fire pit, hot tub spa and private event patio.

Currently there is a very high up loft condo unit on the 36th floor for lease that includes 2 free excellent parking spaces and free utilities.  See the property description and photos on the L.A Loft Blog.

Find out what there is for sale and for lease at the 1100 Wilshire Building at www.1100Wilshire.info

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Top 13 Mistakes to Avoid in Downtown Los Angeles Real Estate

Lofts and Condos in Downtown L.A. Without Costly Mistakes

13 Problems to Avoid in Downtown Los Angeles
13 Problems to Avoid in Downtown Los Angeles

When moving to a loft or condominium in the most exciting place on earth, buyers want the fun and convenience without the hassles and drawbacks that can often occur for new home buyers and experienced real estate investors alike.  #dtla #homebuyer #mistakes  To help home buyers get the good while dodging the negatives, here is a list of the top thirteen pitfalls to hurdle when looking into DTLA homes for sale:

  1. Loft Lending Problems – Most properties in Downtown Los Angeles are in industrial or commercial buildings that have been converted to live/work residential units under the special Los Angeles Adaptive Re-Use Ordinance. Most home lenders are unfamiliar with these rare property types, causing a host of misunderstandings, delays, cost overruns and failed transactions. Loft loans can be a breeze when buyers use a Downtown loft specialist lender.
  2. Lawsuits and Litigation – More than 25% of homes listed for sale are currently or recently involved in legal issues that may affect purchasability and profitability of the property. Downtown loft specialist realtors have the most knowledge and information on these issues to share with prospective buyers and to ensure a happy home purchase.
  3. Maintenance Issues – While industrial and commercial lofts generally have superior robust construction, all properties require maintenance that is best done before the inspection process. Buyer also want to be in a building with excellent building maintenance and low HOA dues.
  4. Low Appraisal – While home prices are above average, reducing  the chance of a low appraisal, home buyers and seller should see a full CMA Competitive Marketing Analysis or comps (recently sold comparable properties) before entering into a transaction.
  5. Out-of-Area Agents – Getting help from a local Downtown loft specialist is the most popular way to prevent errors and omissions that are common when relying on a real estate professional who is not among the most experienced and knowledgable about the complications of Downtown L.A. real estate.
  6. Insufficient Knowledge – The costliest and most worrisome mistakes are made when buyers and sellers make hasty emotional decisions that are not based on tried and true experience in DTLA real estate. Home buyers and sellers can get free information easily from the LA Loft Blog.  |  ASK
  7. Defects and Damage – All properties, buildings and neighborhoods in Downtown Los Angeles have issues that buyers need to know about before going to see properties. In addition to hidden defects, buyers need to know in advance about what is happening in and around the building.
  8. Loft Issues – In addition to building conversion and architecture issues, buyer need to know about tax status, zoning, live/work status, renter ratio, retrofit inspections and other issues that affect the value and desirability of each different building.
  9. Downtown Disasters – Urban areas have more going on, both good and bad.  With a large homes population, common urban crime, and financial issues of some buildings, buyers need to receive an abundance of disclosures and info.
  10. Air Quality – Most of Downtown Los Angeles is in a red zone of pollution, noise and other hazards. Prospective Downtowners need to know about all of them.
  11. Too Many Buyers – The market is great for sellers, and challenging for buyers.  When a super deal comes up on a beautiful home, many buyers must compete to try to buy the right place.
  12. Not Enough Inventory – Home owners are happy with the results of their investment, and few have any reason to sell. The results is a low number of properties for sale on the market.
  13. Missing Out on the Perfect Place – The #1 fear of buyers is to not see or to be too late when the perfect home does come up for sale.  This can be prevented by automatically receiving all of the homes from all real estate companies as soon as they hit the market, including the unlisted homes, along with the best deals that are not on the internet.

While any or several of these issues can really put a damper on the enjoyment and profitability of a Downtown Los Angeles property, solutions exist that can prevent or eliminate any serious problems. Get a free information on Downtown L.A. homes. Fill out the online form:

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Downtown Los Angeles Lofts and Condos – Best Deal Types and Top Investments

Top Investments and Best Deal Types in Downtown L.A. Condominiums   #dtla #bestdeals #investments

The best deals go quickly. That’s why smart home buyers are looking for better ways find special deals that offer more amazing lofts, condos and houses at lower prices and with higher return on investment. Buyers often look at only agent listings and the internet. Buyers miss out on the hard-to-find deals, and therefore risk missing out on just the right home. Here are some of the best solutions:

New Homes in Orange County
New Homes in Orange County, Los Angeles, The Valley and Beach Cities

Best Deals – Types of Distressed Properties and Other Bargains

New Construction Homes – New build homes often provide a superior deal because they are newer, with the latest technology and highest construction quality at very competitive prices.

Mills Act Tax Benefits on Historic Lofts
Mills Act Tax Benefits on Historic Lofts

Mills Act Homes – The state of California, along with counties and cities, provides a big discount on property taxes to owners of qualified historic lofts and buildings to help maintain the character of the structures.

Distress Sale – When a seller needs to sell quickly for any reason, or when the seller is having difficulty selling due to physical or legal condition of the property, it opens up the possibility of better negotiating power for the buyer, along with a lower price.

Bank Owned – When a home owner cannot pay the mortgage on time, the bank takes over the property, then sells it for whatever the market will bear, often at a very low price.

For Sale By Owner ( FSBO ) – Some owners prefer to sell their home themselves rather than using a listing agent. This can create a great opportunity for buyers to negotiate a lower price.

Expired – When a home is listed for sale but does not sell within the expected timeframe, it creates an opportunity to offer a lower price.

Foreclosures
Foreclosures

Foreclosures – When a home was not paid for on time, the property is taken over by another party, who often sells it quickly at a lower price.

REO – Real Estate Owned is a class of property owned by a lender, typically a bank, government agency, or government loan insurer, after an unsuccessful sale at a foreclosure auction.

Company Owned – Refers to a bank-owned or lender-owned property that has been taken over due to a foreclosure or similar action.

Estate Sale – When a homeowner passes away, the family or other heirs inherit and sell the property to distribute to the funds fairly to the new owners.

Probate Sale – When a homeowner passes away without a proper trust, a judge must oversee the transfer and sale of the property.

In Escrow – Many prospective home buyers give up when they hear that a desirable property is already in escrow with another buyer. Rather than giving up, the buyer can and should take steps to be an official back-up buyer.

Under Contract – A residential purchase agreement has already been signed, but the agreement may be canceled. Buyers can put in a back-up offer to take advantage of canceled contracts.

On Hold – The seller has decided not to sell the property for a certain period of time. The seller is likely making preparations to sell, and smart buyers will place an offer and then follow up frequently to get a great deal.

Vacant – Nobody is living at the property, so the seller could be paying mortgage and losing a lot of money. The seller might drop the price drastically, giving the buyer an excellent deal.

Divorce Sale
Divorce Sale

Divorce Sale – One of the fastest growing deal types, divorces are commonplace in Southern California, and create an opportunity where the property must sell more quickly, often at a lower price.

Auction – The property sells to the highest bidder, often at a below-market price.  The auction process is often used for unsold new homes, foreclosures and bank-owned homes.

Pre-auction – When a home owner is late in mortgage payments, the property gets listed first as a pre-auction. Most auction listings are actually pre-auctions that will never go to auction, but offer a great chance to put in a profitable offer to the owner even if the unit is not listed for sale.

Pre-foreclosure – Before going into foreclosure, the property owner is often open to considering unsolicited offers, an excellent opportunity for savvy home buyers.

Raw Lofts – Loft developers sometimes do not complete every unit in a loft conversion condominium development. These raw lofts often sell at a lower price similar to other unfinished construction homes.

Off Market – Any property that is not listed on the MLS as Active is an off-market property.  These reduced-visibility listings and unlisted homes offer superior opportunities to get a lower price when other buyers do not see them.

Private Listings – Some home sellers do not want the general public (or tenant) to know that they are selling their home, so the seller chooses to keep the listing private and only offer to show it to buyers who are qualified.

Unlisted – Properties that are not listed on the real estate professionals MLS Multiple Listing Service.  With less competition, buyers can get a better deal and an easier negotiating process.

Pocket Listings
Pocket Listings

Pocket Listings – When a listing agent does not make the property information available to all other agents, the buyer can often get a better deal due to reduced competition.

Need To Sell Now – Homes that need to be sold immediately provide an excellent deal for buyers who are fully prepared and ready to grab a bargain.

Short Sales – When a home seller owes more than the property it’s worth, the seller can sell the property with the lender’s permission in a short sale.  Short sales take longer and require twice as much negotiations, with the seller and also with the seller’s lender.

Unclaimed Homes – Any home that has not yet closed escrow can present a super deal for the buyer when the buyer implements superior search, bargaining and negotiating strategies.

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New Homes in Los Angeles – New Build, New Construction Townhome Condominiums

Many buyers really love brand-new construction homes because they are sparkling clean, most modern and they include the latest state-of-the-art conveniences.

New Homes
New Homes

New homes provide the greatest advanced comforts and latest architecture and building technology. New build townhome condominiums, modern town house builds and shiny single family homes often bring an impressive value

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along with excellent satisfaction for the home buyers.  New home buyers want to see all of the new developments that match their home search criteria, and they don’t want to risk missing out on just the right place.  Several LA Loft Blog readers have recently purchased new homes in Downtown Los Angeles, Lincoln Heights, Elysian Valley, Frog Town, Pasadena, and a happy home buyer who loves Disneyland just placed a deposit on an immaculate 3-level town house style condo being built by the Outlets at Orange. The most demand that we’ve seen near Downtown L.A. is for the new townhomes with views overlooking DTLA at www.TerraceLA.com.

Many buyers spend more than necessary. This problem is easy to prevent. Before stepping foot in sales office, pick up a free coupon for $1,000 off of the closing costs at www.Save10Grand.com.  #newhomes #losangeles

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We Got Him! Fraudster Drew Christian Donovan in Jail

Prolific Con-Man Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan AKA Jimmy Wayne Jackson Has Been Caught  #dtla #realestate #fraud

donovan-in-jail-j-c-300REAL ESTATE NEWS  (September 11, 2017) Los Angeles, CA  —  Thanks to the smart readers of the L.A. Loft Blog, and due to the quick work of the San Diego Police Department, swindler Drew Donovan has been captured before he can destroy the finances of any more innocent victims.  After wreaking havoc on the financial welfare of anyone whom he could get ahold of, including local families with children, disabled persons, even inflicting malevolent damage to sophisticated real estate industry professionals and homeowners in Los Angeles, the bad guy is finally off the street.

The L.A. Loft Blog first covered in May of 2017 the story about the fake philanthropist then going by the name Christian Andrews, taking several Los Angeles area locals by offering to pay off all of their bills, give them new cars, even million-dollar homes such as Downtown lofts and Solaire luxury high-rise condos in Koreatown. His foray into real estate fraud is what brought him down, as he tangled with the wrong group of savvy people. With powerful communication and hard work, the LA Loft Blog and its readers have toppled LA’s dangerous money menace.

The LA Loft Blog first became aware of the charlatan when he contacted our office requesting assistance with a Downtown loft purchase.  After receiving fake proof of funds, fake earnest money deposit initiation receipts and other phony financial instruments, the L.A. Loft Blog learned that the trickster has defrauded more than 100 individuals, families, mothers, children, elderly, disabled out of more than $1,000,000 in the Greater L.A. Area (see the original story).

Arrested  —  Going by the fake name Christian Andrews, and carrying a California driver license that says Drew Christian Donovan, the supremely skilled deceiver has this week been outwitted by the caring community of L.A. Loft Blog readers and writers. When the scammer tried to lure them into one of his “free real estate” traps, real estate agent Norma Fernandez and her quick-witted client Joshua Alvarez checked the L.A. Loft Blog, which confirmed their suspicions. They wasted no time calling police.  San Diego Police Department responded quickly, checked diligently, and then took cheater Donovan into custody on existing felony warrants for violating his probation and writing big, bad checks.

To help keep this menace locked away for a long time, those with any information may share it with police and with the L.A. Loft Blog at report@laloftblog.com or call (213) 880-9910.

See the San Diego Sheriff Who’s In Jail website is http://apps.sdsheriff.net/wij/wij.aspx (Search Drew Donovan). Learn more at the original LA Loft Blog article, and the Catch Drew Donovan blog website created by some of his victims at https://catchdrewdonovan.wordpress.com

 

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Donovan/Andrews/Jackson taken off the street thanks to the L.A. Loft Blog readers and San Diego Police.
Donovan/Andrews/Jackson put away thanks to L.A. Loft Blog readers and San Diego Police.

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Downtown Los Angeles Lofts and Condos Lowest HOA Homeowners Association Dues

Homebuyers want a good deal on the home price and ongoing costs. For all homes, including Downtown L.A. lofts and condominiums, monthly expenses are just as important as the purchase price. #lowhoa #dtla

Downtown Los Angeles Lofts with Low HOA Dues
Downtown Los Angeles Lofts with Low HOA Dues
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Downtown L.A. For Sale Low HOA Dues

With average HOA dues above $500 per month, most home buyers are conscious of homeowners association dues when determining the total value of a home purchase deal. To help find the best deals, here is a list of the lofts and condos with the most cost-effective monthly building maintenance, the lowest HOA dues in Downtown LA today:

312 W 5th St #307 860 sq ft $425,000 HOA $271.00
312 W 5TH ST #603 830 sq ft $475,000 HOA $277.00
330 W 11th ST #704 330 W 11th ST #704 $875,000 HOA $389.69
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Downtown LA Condos with Low Homeowners Association Dues
Downtown LA Condos with Low Homeowners Association Dues

 

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Downtown Los Angeles Affordable Lofts and Condos For Sale Under $500,000

LA Loft blog readers demand an alluring abode with stylish urban character that makes for a superior investment.  Below is a list of the top ten picks for best Downtown L.A. lofts in the lower price range.

Affordable Lofts Downtown Los Angeles
Affordable Lofts Downtown Los Angeles

Here’s the list of amazing lofts starting from the lowest price:

420 S SAN PEDRO ST #531 $405,000 720 Sq Ft HOA  $470.00
420 S SAN PEDRO ST #301 $415,000 700 Sq Ft HOA $495.00
312 W 5TH ST #307 $425,000 860 Sq Ft  HOA $296.00
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Pershing Square Downtown Los Angeles
Pershing Square Downtown Los Angeles

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Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core Live/Work Loft with Balcony $425,000

Industrial Style Condominium High Ceilings SB Grand Lofts 312 W 5th St

SB Grand 312 W 5th St #307
SB Grand 312 W 5th St #307

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY – Enjoy Downtown life in a spacious historic open floor plan. 860 Sq Ft Modern open loft with fantastic NYC-like character on Broadway and Historic Core. Private balcony facing original brick light well. Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances open to the living area. Beautiful wood floors. Washer and dryer in unit. Large soaking bath tub. Open and airy living space with vaulted high ceilings of concrete character, A/C and heat.  #sb #lofts #dtla

Shybary Grand Lofts Building Downtown Los Angeles Rooftop Pool
Shybary Grand Lofts Building Downtown Los Angeles Rooftop Pool

Excellent downtown location near Farmers Market, Grand Central market. Minutes to Whole Foods, Ralph’s and great shopping and dining. This happy historic building features 24-hr security front desk concierge, fitness room, rooftop sun deck, pool, hot tub with panoramic views of the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. Wired for cable and Internet. Low HOA dues. Pets okay. Great for Downtown live/work! Parking in building available. By Metro station, Pershing Square concerts in Summer and ice skating Winter. Stroll through the renaissance of Broadway, with coming street car as part of the Bringing Back Broadway project. Call Corey (213) 880-9910.

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Meet Jimmy Wayne Jackson, Con Man Taking Millions from Michigan to California

Professional Con-Artist Jimmy Wayne Jackson AKA Drew Christian Donovan AKA Christian Andrews Deceives from Small Town to Downtown

Jimmy Wayne Jackson AKA Drew Christian Donovan AKA Christian Andrews
Jimmy Wayne Jackson AKA Drew Christian Donovan AKA Christian Andrews deceives DTLA and USA

REAL ESTATE NEWS  (September 4, 2017) Los Angeles, CA  —  The L.A. Loft Blog reported in May of 2017 about pretend rich guy Christian Andrews conning many Los Angeles area locals by offering to pay their bills, give them cars, even million-dollar real estate such as Downtown lofts and Solaire luxury high-rise condominiums in Koreatown. The skilled liar with many names promises to help those who are deserving with millions out of his trust fund if they help him avoid his interfering parents. The truth is that the con-man’s parents are dead, and he is really only avoiding his earlier angry victims while spryly hurdling the slow wheels of justice as he cheats his way from small town to Greater Los Angeles.

By gaining sympathy over his made-up terminal cancer, and his bogus story that he wants to help those who are deserving, Jimmy Wayne skillfully leads caring individuals into the void, all but rendering victims into human ATM machines, mindless sex zombies or drug-fetching robots to give him their money, meds, identities and even more sinister. The preying monster seems to have something insidious in store for just about anyone whom he can catch in his finely crafted web.  #jimmywaynejackson #drewdonovan #christianandrews #fraud

The LA Loft Blog first became aware of the swindler when he contacted our office asking for help with a Downtown loft purchase.  After observing fake proof of funds, fake earnest money deposit initiation receipts and other fake instruments, the L.A. Loft Blog has learned that the perpetrator has defrauded more than 100 individuals, families, mothers, children, elderly, disabled out of more than $1,000,000 in the Greater Los Angeles Area (see the original story).

The Latest  —  Going by the fake name Christian Andrews, and carrying a California driver license that says Drew Christian Donovan, the supremely skilled deceiver has this week been outed as Holland, Michigan native Jimmy Wayne Jackson, long-time fraudster on a  mega-extended super-spree of illegal deception using fake checks, sham real estate transactions, phony bank wire transfers, other people’s credit cards and stolen identities.

Victims identities and lives stolen by Jimmy Wayne Jackson AKA Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan
Victims identities and finances taken by Jackson AKA Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan

We have just been contacted by an old-family friend who informed us of the flimflam man’s true origin. He’s been at it a long, long time. Hometown victim Carol reports that she knew him a long time ago when he was 10-year-old Jimmy Wayne Jackson of Holland, MI, from a dysfunctional family living at a mobile home park. Years later, Carol would lose touch as Jimmy turned into an 18 year old college DJ in Grand Rapids and then a DJ in Florida. About 9 years ago in back in Holland, MI, the young fraudster’s mom had passed away, and Jimmy never new his birth father. Carol and Jimmy grew close, so she thought. But the friendship was mere trickery. Carol reports that Jimmy came back to his home town, claimed he came into lots of money, and wanted to give it to deserving people. He defrauded Carol and several of the local townspeople, causing tens of thousands in damages to Carol alone. Years later, Jimmy did it again, ripped his old friends off a third time, making yet another astonishing round to take advantage of the folks who cared for him the most by claiming that he had come back to make amends. For those who were religious, Jimmy would not hesitate to use God’s name to lie, and take advantage of their faith to bilk and milk them for every penny. Carol said that two more home-town victims called her within the last year to report Jimmy’s latest thievery by false pretenses. His total estimated take is now more than $2 million.

Recovered evidence shows a pattern of fraud motivated by addictions
Evidence shows pattern of fraud motivated by addictions

While his mugshot captures a glimpse of his true character, the perpetrator has not paid for his career of crime. He has told some that he served time, but this super-slippery and talented weasel has even been able to con “friends” into bailing him out, as his supreme charlatan skills have allowed him to evade the law virtually 100%.  He uses advanced real estate knowledge and banking know-how to trick old friends — even to outwit sophisticated business persons. The man with many names is at large and actively taking from innocent individuals and families. His motives are too torrid and depraved to detail on a real estate blog, but evidence suggests that the bad guy’s impetus may involve something weird like Ambien sex addiction, the sad combination that took down golf-great Tiger Woods. All victims are encouraged to immediately contact law enforcement and also to contact the L.A. Loft Blog with further information. The sooner we can get this crafty parasite back into an orange jumpsuit and iron bars, the safer America will be.

Counterfeit trust fund kid Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan AKA Billy Wayne Jackson of Michigan mobile home park
Counterfeit trust fund kid Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan is really Jimmy W. Jackson of Michigan mobile home park

Additional victims have created another page with more information that might help to apprehend and stop the fraudster, also to try to protect families from the ongoing campaign of financial devastation by Drew Donovan aka Christian Andrews aka Jimmy Wayne Jackson.

To learn more about how and why Jackson/Donovan/Andrews used Downtown lofts to swindle innocent victims, visit the original LA Loft Blog article and the new Catch Drew Donovan blog website created by some of his victims at https://catchdrewdonovan.wordpress.com

 

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Jimmy Wayne Jackson AKA Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan Fraud
J. Wayne Jackson AKA Christian Andrews AKA Drew Christian Donovan Fraud

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Copyright © This free information provided courtesy L.A. Loft Blog and LAcondoInfo.com with information provided by Corey Chambers, Realty Source Inc, BRE#01889449 We are not associated with the homeowner’s association or developer. For more information, contact (213) 880-9910 or visit LAcondoInfo.com  Licensed in California. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Properties subject to prior sale or rental. This is not a solicitation if buyer or seller is already under contract with another broker.