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Realtor Downtime, The Waiting Game

Much of what a Realtor does on a day to day basis is wait. The Pasadena Association of Realtors changed their multiple listing service (MLS) and it has been a disaster, I still don't have all of the proper links on my web site. I am waiting for...

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Harb and Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

We've been busy at Harb and Co. We've been meeting inspectors, showing homes, all the things real estate agents do on a daily basis. Here's what's happening at Harb and Co. I can’t remember the last time I cancelled a listing. I listed a L...

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Pasadena Real Estate Values

Real estate values continue to hold their own and Pasadena is no exception. Last month, (May 2017), there were 105 Pasadena home sales - homes which closed escrow. The "average" home sold was 2255 square feet which would buy the "average" ...

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Winning the bidding wars

Family Drama

Dear Phyllis, I have four siblings and am the executor for my parent’s home and there is family drama. After my mom passed, my brother wanted me to list the home with one of his high school friends. I interviewed his friend but hired a...

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Glendale Real Estate Values

Glendale Real Estate Values

  Think real estate values are decreasing anytime soon? The CoreLogic HPI Forecast indicates that home prices will increase by 5.1 percent on a year-over-year basis from April 2017 to April 2018, and on a month-over-month basis home...

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Five simple ways to avoid a home burglary

With all of the crime in our Los Angeles neighborhoods, and summer vacations looming, this is a timely blog post. Burglars are on the lookout for an easy target. Day time burglaries are common in my La Canada neighborhood. Be especially cautiou...

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La Canada, 91011 Real Estate Values

La Canada, 91011 Real Estate Values

Buyers might want to sit down for this: Homes flew off the market like the hottest of hotcakes in the first quarter of the year—causing prices to rise even higher than predicted in many parts of the nation. The median price of existing ...

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Winning the bidding wars

Pros and Cons of Seller Carry Backs

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, What are the pros and cons of a seller carry back? I own an old Craftsman that needs a lot of work....

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