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Glendale Home Values

Last month 21 Glendale homes closed escrow. Selling prices ranged from $629,000 for a 2 + 1 on Adams to $3,750,000 for the Roy Disney Estate. Thirteen of the homes sold for less than asking price, one at the list price and seven sold over a...

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Pros and cons of hiring a friend or family member as your Realtor 3

Working with Realtor friends

There is nothing wrong with working with Realtor friends, as long as they are full time experienced real estate agents. And if they aren’t you are getting very short changed. Last year I sold a La Canada home. The buyer came to two of ...

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Winning the bidding wars

Deciphering real estate commissions

Dear Phyllis, We are going to sell our home in the fall. While this may not be ideal timing, this is what works best for us. We have talked with several agents and their commission varies from 4 ½ to 6%. Our La Crescenta home is 1700 sq...

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La Canada Housing Update

Last month there were just seven La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $805,000 for a one bedroom, one bath on Crown. The highest sale was $2,779,000 for a 5,300+ sq ft home on Via Serrano.  The high end sale sold for the aski...

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2404 Capetown_Ave.. Alhambra

Just Listed: 2404 Capetown Ave. Alhambra

We have been busy prepping our new listing at 2404 Capetown Ave. Alhambra. The hardwood floors have been refinished, there are new lighting fixtures and hardware. The interior has been freshly painted and the gardener threw down some winter...

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Luxury Home Sales In La Crescenta, February 2018

The most expensive home sold in La Crescenta this past February was 2606 Pinelawn Dr for $1,325,000. Listed for $1,295,000 this home sold and closed escrow in 45 days. This original owners purchased this La Crescenta home in  1967 for $8...

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Winning the bidding wars

How long will it take to sell my home?

Dear Phyllis, My husband has retired and we want to move somewhere more affordable. I understand homes in La Crescenta are selling quickly but how quickly? The thought of keeping my home neat enough for viewings puts me in a panic. I am ...

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