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Perfect For First Time Buyers or Investors!

This Glendale duplex is within walking distance to the Glendale Americana.  The front house has been updated and offers 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and family room.  There is laundry in the attached garage.  The 3 bedroom, 1 bath back house is curre...

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Glendale Real Estate Values

Last January (2013) 37% of Glendale home sales were short sales or foreclosures whereas the January 2014 distress market is less than 5%.  Cash sales last year comprised 33% of Glendale real estate sales versus 11% in 2014.  The average price...

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How Much Home Do You Need?

Did you read my post last week about our journey to buying our dream home?  For those of you who own a home, you will agree that when you first purchase your home, you are worried about making the mortgage payment. The first year or two are...

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Los Angeles Events & Things To Do 2/21 - 2/23

Los Angeles Events & Things To Do 2/21 – 2/23

La Canada Tree I.D. Walk At Descanso Gardens Saturday, 10:30 AM La Crescenta Montrose Turns  101   Sunday, 9 AM – 4 PM Live music, kid activities and retail booths Pasadena Storytime with Mr. Steve  10 AM – 10:30 AM Reading...

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The Windy Path To Buying Your Dream Home

The Windy Path To Buying Your Dream Home

  When I met George, I owned a small two bedroom home in Glendale’s Northwest Brand Park neighborhood.  I loved my home with the octagonal entry with peg and grooved floor, the tree lined street – all of it.  George and I married ...

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La Crescenta Real Estate Values 3

La Crescenta Real Estate Values

La Crescenta real estate values have increased 13% from 2013.  A year ago (January 2013) fifteen La Crescenta homes sold- 1/3 were short sales or foreclosures. The average price per sq. foot was $372 and the average selling price $492,960.  ...

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Where is this Realtor’s next vacation?

I am too busy to take a vacation, BUT I am not too busy to dream about my next trip.  Here’s a sneak peek: 1)      Adults only (16+ years)  Casa Velas, small boutique 5 star hotel all inclusive  The last time I was there, I didn...

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Toluca Lake Story Book Tudor Closed

Toluca Lake Storybook Tudor Closed

The storybook Tudor home I had listed in Toluca Lake closed.  It had previously been on and off the market for 760 days (more than 2 years) with a variety of agents.  When I first met the seller, I was concerned that he really enjoyed the e...

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Los Angeles Events & Things To Do 2/14 -2/16

Los Angeles Events & Things To Do 2/14 -2/16

Another beautiful Los Angeles weekend, my Saturday and Sunday are fairly booked.  For those of you looking for something different to do this weekend, here’s the list: La Crescenta A Kids Artsy V-day party    Friday, 6 PM – 9 PM Drop of...

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