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A recent Glendale fixer and how it went

I recently listed a Glendale fixer. The owner had moved out a year and a half ago. The home was filled with their furniture and personal property. I helped the seller's coordinate a hauler, packers and a storage unit. In the meantime a cond...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

Trustee’s Disclosure Requirements

Dear Phyllis, I have enjoyed your real estate column for years. In the past, you have discussed seller disclosures but I have more specific questions for you. As the Trustee for my mother’s estate, I believe I need to inform the buyer ...

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La Crescenta

La Crescenta Housing Market Update: May 2018

La Crescenta Housing Market Update: Last month 27 La Crescenta homes closed escrow. More than half of these homes sold for over the asking price. A one bedroom, one bathroom home on 3rd Ave. sold for $460,000 and a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home o...

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SUNDAY OPEN HOUSES

A busy real estate week

My husband, George and I recently returned from a nine day Mexican cruise. I love taking a vacation that doesn't involve the airport. We departed and returned in San Pedro. I returned on a Sunday morning in time for an open house and a busy...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

What is Escrow?

Dear Phyllis, I bought my La Crescenta property many years ago from my cousin and we did not use a Realtor® and I don’t remember using an escrow company. My daughter and her fiancé are buying a home and have opened escrow. What does ...

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LaCanada

La Canada Real Estate Statistics May 2018

La Canada Real Estate Market Statistics May 2018 Last month there were twenty four La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $890,000 for a two bedroom, two bath home on Verdugo Blvd. The most expensive home sold for  $11,000,...

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La Canada Flintridge real estate listing home staging

Is Home Staging Necessary?

Staging a home certainly helps facilitate a quick sale. But is home staging necessary? And when will it financially pay off? Small bedrooms should be professionally staged because they will appear larger and will show a buyer what will fit in ...

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