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March 18, 2001


Renters to Homeowners

A seminar for renters who want to become homeowners will be held by the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles, which has several home-improvement grants, matching programs and low-interest loans aimed at bringing more first-time buyers into designated and improving neighborhoods. The seminar also will cover the differences between being pre-approved and pre-qualified, how to fix credit problems and how to select a Realtor.

Location: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5220 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Information: (800) 533-9101


Home and Garden Tour

Art Walk XXIII, a biennial home tour presented by the San Marino League, will feature four architecturally significant houses and their gardens in Pasadena, South Pasadena and San Marino, including a home built in 1952 for industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss with furniture by Sam Maloof; a Monterey Colonial, built in 1922, with African and Asian art; a Pasadena home designed by Robert Henry Ainsworth in 1927; and a Pasadena house built in 1948 to resemble a Roman Empire villa.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $35

Information: (626) 578-8500


Heating and Cooling

A class on heating and air conditioning, designed for homeowners who are thinking about replacement or repairs.

Location: Kahn Air Conditioning, 19434 Business Center Drive, Northridge

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: Free; reservations recommended, class size limited, no children

Information: (818) 886-2600


For Sale by Internet

"Selling Your House on the Internet" will be explored in this class sponsored by Orange County for Sale by Owner.Com.

Location: 1300 Bristol St. N., Newport Beach

Time: 9:30 a.m. to noon

Cost: $10; reservations required

Information: (949) 250-3981


Pasadena Manor Tour

The Medieval Manor Houses of Pasadena, Pasadena Heritage's spring home tour, will feature five homes ranging from a cottage to an English Tudor manor by such architects as Donald Wilkinson, Aubrey St. Clair and David Ogilvie. (An Ogilvie-designed home is pictured below.) Strolling musicians will perform Renaissance music, and tour sponsor Glabman's Furniture will present a lecture on "Historic Wood Floors From English Country Homes."

Location: Pasadena

Cost: $30, general public; $25, Pasadena Heritage members

Information: (626) 441-6333


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