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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 sellers coordinate a hauler, packers and a storage unit. In the meantime a condo...

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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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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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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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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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