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Harb and Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

I spent five relaxing days over Thanksgiving in Puerto Vallarta – it was a no cooking Thanksgiving and extremely peaceful. It was the perfect time for this LA Realtor to sneak away. So here’s what’s happening at Harb and Co. real esta...

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La Crescenta Home Values

Last month La Crescenta home values ranged from $580,000 to $1,110,000.  Half of La Crescenta homes sold over $765,000 and half for less. The absorption rate in the 91214 zip code is insanely low; La Crescenta home buyers are feeling th...

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Winning the bidding wars

Saving On Capital Gains

Dear Phyllis, My parents moved out of state two years ago and converted their home to a rental. To avoid capital gains tax, my accountant thinks my parents should sell since it was their primary residence for at least 2 of the last 5 yea...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday - it's simply about being grateful. At this time of year, my thoughts gratefully turn to those who continue to make my success in real estate possible. I sincerely appreciate the confidence you have be...

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Luxury Home Sales in Glendale, California

Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in Glendale was 1623 Hill Crest Ave. which sold for $2,681,250. This Glendale estate was listed for $2,495,000. MLS Remarks Read: This is truly one of the most spectacular GATED compounds i...

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La Canada Home Values

Last month La Canada home values ranged from $775,000 to $6,500,000. Half of La Canada homes sold for less than $1,666,000 and half sold for more (median selling price). Only one home sold for under $1,000,000. Six La Canada homes sold b...

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Winning the bidding wars

Transferring Property Taxes

  Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, Next year my wife and I plan to downsize to a smaller home or condo. We are contemplating...

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Glendale, CA Home Values

High student loan debts and a lack of affordable houses are responsible for a nearly 36-year low in the number of Americans buying their first home, a new real estate report says. First-time buyers have accounted for around 34 percent of ho...

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