If you are not a resident of West Adams but are thinking of moving here, take a look at the section at left on Buying a House. It includes a list of a few of the best known and most reputable Real Estate brokers who know the area well. And if you happen to work for USC, take note there of the USC offer of a substantial financial subsidy if you buy a house close to the campus.
If you are already here and need some help in fixing up your historic home, our guide to Restoring an Old House includes local craftspeople, sources of period fixtures, and etc.
Buying a home is the largest investment most of us will make in our lifetimes. Living in the inner city can be a challenge, but in West Adams one of the greatest attractions is the large supply of big wonderful houses at prices comparable to little boxes on the West Side. In the illustration below are some of the fairly typical homes in our neighborhood. Is your dream house here?
The real estate agents listed here all live in West Adams. Neither the Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association nor any of its members have any financial interest in any of their businesses. In addition to securing your own real estate agent, another resource for locating potential homes is Property Shark ( www.propertyshark.com ). And for those of you who already live in West Adams, Property Shark can be useful for locating the owners of homes where there is a need to call an owner's attention to needed upkeep.