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Is a referral fee required to cancel a listing?

Is a referral fee required to cancel a listing? Dear Phyllis, My aunt listed her Arizona condo with a Realtor® who is very active in her neighborhood. I am sure you understand how difficult it is for her to keep her home in showing con...

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La Crescenta landmark architectural home sale

This La Crescenta landmark architectural home at 3947 Markridge Rd  just closed escrow. This Architectural Compound listed for $4,500,000 and sold for $4,250,000. Originally the sellers had this home listed in 2015 for $6,900,000. After not ...

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2328 Sylvan Lane, glendale

Just Listed: 2328 Sylvan Lane in Glendale

We are working on some new listings. The first one to hit the market is 2328 Sylvan Lane in Glendale's sought after Verdugo Woodlands neighborhood. This home is sited on a peaceful street on a 12,000+ square foot lot. We will be open Wednesday ...

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La Canada Home Sales, June 2018

La Canada Home Sales,  June 2018 Last month there were twenty-four La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $1,051,000 for a three bedroom, two bath, 1,548 SqFt home on Palm Dr. The most expensive home sold for  $5,200,000 f...

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New Tax Laws

New Tax Law When Selling A Home Dear Phyllis, My husband and I are in a position to retire now or we could wait several more years. We own a vacation home in Palm Springs and can live there until we decide where we want to move. Housing...

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Glendale Landmark Sale, the Toll House

Last month the most expensive Glendale home sale was 1521 N. Columbus Ave, This Glendale Landmark sale was built for Mr. & Mrs. Toll by architect, Charles E. Shattuck. The Toll House listed for $3,299,000 and sold for $2,650,000. Interesti...

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Mills Act

The Mills Act and historic preservation

The Mills Act is a California program which allows owners of qualified historic homes to receive a property tax reduction. Cities utilize the Mills Act to encourage historic preservation. Each local government establishes their own criteria.  ...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

Courtesy Appointments

Courtesy Appointments Dear Phyllis, Several months ago we purchased our first home and the seller’s agent was very difficult. Each time we wanted to view the home we had to make appointments that were convenient for her schedule. Af...

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