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How long should an open house last?

How long should an open house last? Dear Phyllis, My home has been on the market for four months and my real estate agent only has one open house a month. Each open house is only two hours but I think my home should be open from 10-5....

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Glendale Housing Market January 2019

Glendale Home Market January 2019: Selling prices ranged from $600,000 for a two bedroom, 882 sq ft home on Crescent Dr. to $2,150,000 for a four bedroom, four bath, 3,571 sq ft estate on 1422 Imperial Dr. Last month nineteen Glendale homes cl...

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5441 Rock Castle Drive La Canada

Sold: 5441 Rock Castle Drive, La Canada

Sold 5441 Rock Castle Drive La Canada This mid-century home located in La Canada's Sagebrush neighborhood just closed. We listed the home in July for $1,385,000 and it took nearly two months to get it in escrow. We sold for $1,360,000. T...

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Pasadena Luxury Real Estate January 2019

Pasadena Luxury Real Estate January 2019: Last month  the most expensive Pasadena home sale was 1166 Hillcrest Ave. This home listed on 12/3 and was reported in escrow the following day.  This leads me to believe that the home sold off marke...

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La Canada stats January 2019

La Canada home stats for January 2019

Lets take a look at La Canada stats for January 2018 vs. 2019:   Last month there were only five La Canada home sales whereas January 2018 there were ten sales. Note the year over year absorption rate jumped to 7.8% versus last J...

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Los Angeles probate sales

What is a probate sale?

A probate sale is the sale of a home of someone who has passed and does not have a living trust. When looking to purchase a probate listing, the first question to ask is whether or not the sale requires court confirmation. Those requirin...

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Most expensive home sold in La Canada in January 2019

Last month the most expensive home sold in La Canada in January 2019, was 4158 Commonwealth Ave. This home originally listed for $8,495,000 and sold for $8,000,000 in forty-six days. The sellers purchased this La Canada estate just two years a...

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