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Preparing your home for sale

Preparing your home for sale

Los Angeles home buyers don’t want fixers. Investors do, flippers do, but most first time home buyers in the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valley have their heart set on a move-in ready home.  After their down payment, most buyers don’t ha...

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La Canada Real Estate Home Values

La Canada Real Estate Home Values

Last month (September 2016) Harb and Co had a a great month. Fifteen La Canada homes sold, four of which were my listings.  The average  La Canada home sold was 2,672 square feet.  Selling prices ranged from $707,000 to a high of $3,160,000...

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Ask Phyllis: How to handle multiple offers

Ask Phyllis: How to handle multiple offers

  Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, We received four offers on our home, two of which were at the same price. My agent push...

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Ask Phyllis: How to handle multiple offers

Ask Phyllis: How much access is a Buyer entitled?

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, After rounds of counter offers we sold our home. The buyer did their inspection and then there wer...

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Pricing your home to sell

Pricing your home to sell

I wish I could claim that I am perfect, that I always suggest the ideal list price. One of the reasons full time real estate agents  look at property each week is because we can then recommend list prices to our clients who are selling their h...

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Pricing your home is an art not a science

Pricing your home is an art, not a science

Pricing your home is an art not a science. Your home’s value is dependent on what a buyer will pay. Nothing more, nothing less.  Your home’s value is not influenced by: Online Estimates: are similar to parlor games, fun but not to be ...

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La Canada Luxury Home Sales

La Canada Luxury Home Sales

Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in La Canada was 4269 Hampstead. This luxury La Canada home was owned by a local Realtor and sold off market, without being exposed to the multiple listing service. This luxury home was custom buil...

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