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Tracy Do answers your real estate questions

What percentage of buyers are purchasing homes to flip? Should I sell in a recession? The Compass agent tackles readers’ questions.

Got a question about buying or selling in LA?

Two real estate agents are on hand this afternoon to answer readers’ questions about Los Angeles real estate.

Live chat with Ethan Elkind on the history, future of rail in Los Angeles

The author of ‘Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City’ was on hand to take questions from readers.

Open Thread for all of your Valley real estate questions

A Studio City-based real estate agent who has lived in the San Fernando Valley for 15 years will field questions from readers from noon to 1 p.m. today.

Real estate Q&A with realtors Dominic Labriola and Tara Hotchkis

We’ve enlisted two realtors to answer questions from readers about buying and selling in LA.

Mid-City realtor Tom Lind answers your real estate questions

The Nationwide agent joined us to answer all of your questions, from where to find a home for around $500,000 to whether the market will stabilize.

Open Thread: On Earth Day, how will you help keep LA clean and green?

Whether it’s picking up trash at the beach, planting a tree, or organizing to create a neighborhood park, we want to hear about it.

Open Thread: Compass realtor Tracy Do is answering your LA real estate questions

Tracy Do, who specializes in neighborhoods around Northeast Los Angeles, is answering questions about buying and selling in LA.

Open thread: Why did you move to LA?

Los Angeles County added more new residents from 2015-16 than most other California destinations. What drew you here?

Live Open Thread: We're answering all of your LA real estate questions

Real estate agents Tara Hotchkis and Dominic Labriola are joining us live to answer all of your questions about buying and selling in Los Angeles.

Open Thread: Q&A with Tracy Do for all of your LA real estate questions

Today’s Open Thread is a Q&A with Compass realtor Tracy Do, who specializes in Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Echo Park, Highland Park, Eagle Rock, Mount Washington, and Glassell Park.

Open Thread: What are your questions about LA’s anti-development ballot measure?

If passed, Measure S will have huge implications for LA, and we know you must have questions about it. So drop those in the comments, and we’ll find the answers.

Open Thread: A Q&A for all of your Los Angeles real estate questions

Today’s Open Thread is a Q&A with Los Angeles real estate agent Heather Presha, who will join us this afternoon to answer your questions about local real estate.

Open thread: What’s the best movie theater in Los Angeles?

Next week, we’ll release a map of the best theaters in Los Angeles. But before we do, we want to know which ones we’d be remiss not to include.

What’s the smallest LA apartment you’ve ever lived in?

Tell us in the comments about your tiny-living experience. Just how tiny was it? What neighborhood were you in? How’d you arrange the space? Where'd you fit your bed? Are you living in a tiny place now—what do you love or hate about it?

Open thread: Tell us your Dodger Stadium hacks

What do you think is the best way to get to the stadium? How do you make the games more enjoyable (besides the obvious: Dodger dogs).

Open Thread: We're answering all of your real estate questions

Two realtors from Los Angeles-based Mercer Vine are joining us for a live chat. They're DTLA experts, but all questions are welcome.

What’s the most beautiful street in Los Angeles?

From Los Feliz Boulevard to Carroll Avenue to La Mesa Drive and Mulholland to Sunset, there are a slew of stunning streets in Los Angeles. Tell us your favorite.

Friday Open Thread: What is your favorite Los Angeles park?

This weekend’s weather forecast looks fairly mild, so we’ve got parks on the brain. For this Open Thread, we’re asking for readers’ favorite Los Angeles parks, whether they’re big or small, well-known or virtually secret. Tell us in the comments!

A live chat for all of your Los Angeles real estate questions

Two realtors from Los Angeles-based Mercer Vine are joining us for a live chat. We’re focusing on DTLA, but all questions are welcome.

What are the best under-the-radar landmarks in LA?

If people were coming to visit you from out of town, what off-the-beaten path spots would you take them to? We're looking for the best architectural gems, historic sites, parks, and public spaces that don't get as much love as they deserve. Chime in!

How are you saving for a starter home in LA?

We want to know: Have you started saving? If so, how? Are you foregoing vacations and living frugally? Did you move in with your parents? Or is the prospect just too daunting?

What’s the ugliest building in Los Angeles?

Go ahead, tell us how you really feel.

How much has your LA rent gone up?

Whether you’ve lived in your home for two years or two decades, the rent for your place has probably increased since you paid your first rent check. But how much has it gone up? Tell us!