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La Crescenta Market Update April 2019

La Crescenta Housing Market Update April 2019

Last month seventeen La Crescenta homes (91214 zip) closed escrow. Prices ranged from a three bedroom, two bathroom 1,124 sq ft home on Mayfield sold for $695,000 to a four bedroom, four bathroom, 2,604 sq ft home at 2404 El Moreno St. sold ...

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Harb and Co. Real Estate

Qualities needed to be a successful real estate agent

There are many qualities needed to be a successful real estate agent. A major one is that you need to be a self starter and disciplined. I come from a mortgage banking background and am accustomed to structure. Due to this background I tend t...

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Are there pitfalls to the seller rent back?

Are there pitfalls to the seller rent back? Dear Phyllis, We have been saving for three years, going to open houses and overall preparing to buy our first home. We found a La Crescenta home we love and made an offer, but the seller do...

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La Canada Farmers Market

La Canada Farmers Market

Los Angeles has a variety of Farmers Markets but the La Canada Farmers Market is my favorite. The Farmers Market in Montrose is too large and too much of an event for my taste. The Farmers Market in La Canada is just the right size.  Shopping ...

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Ten Year Foothill Real Estate Sales History

Foothill Real Estate Sales History

I was never great at math.  But I love keeping up to date with the Foothill Real Estate Sales History.  I have been compiling real estate statistics for real estate in La Canada, Glendale, La Crescenta and Pasadena for the past ten years.  B...

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Are FHA buyers at a disadvantage?

Dear Phyllis, My husband and I want to help our son and daughter-in-law purchase a home. We won’t be giving them a 20% down payment, but likely close to 10%. I spoke to our bank branch manager who suggested that they obtain an FHA mort...

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