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Remodeling with an eye towards resale

Remodeling with an eye towards resale Dear Phyllis, We are thinking of renovating our house over the course of the next couple of years. We hope to remain in our home for the next 10 years, so while resale is a concern, the remodel is f...

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La Canada home stats: December 2018

Lets take a look at La Canada home stats: December 2018: Last month there were twenty-six La Canada home sales, up from November's  twelve closings. The low absorption rate (lowest for the year), is typical for December. Fewer sellers p...

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5336 Acacia St. San Gabriel

What is sweat equity?

Have you heard the term "sweat equity"? According to Wikipedia Sweat equity is a party's contribution to a project in the form of labor, as opposed to financial equity such as paying others to perform the task. Sweat equity has an application i...

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How to hire a Realtor®

How to hire a Realtor® I'm interviewing several Realtors® regarding the sale of my home and frankly they all seem about the same. The only major difference is some have lots of listings, while others have very few. I am concerned my ho...

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La Crescenta Housing Market Update December 2018

La Crescenta Housing Market Update December 2018: Last month thirteen La Crescenta homes (91214 zip) closed escrow. A one bedroom, one bathroom, 763 sq ft home on Fairesta St. sold for $575,000 and a four bedroom, three bathroom, 2,664 sq ft h...

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