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Glendale Landmark Sale, the Toll House

Last month the most expensive Glendale home sale was 1521 N. Columbus Ave, This Glendale Landmark sale was built for Mr. & Mrs. Toll by architect, Charles E. Shattuck. The Toll House listed for $3,299,000 and sold for $2,650,000. Interesti...

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Mills Act

The Mills Act and historic preservation

The Mills Act is a California program which allows owners of qualified historic homes to receive a property tax reduction. Cities utilize the Mills Act to encourage historic preservation. Each local government establishes their own criteria.  ...

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Courtesy Appointments

Courtesy Appointments Dear Phyllis, Several months ago we purchased our first home and the seller’s agent was very difficult. Each time we wanted to view the home we had to make appointments that were convenient for her schedule. Af...

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Glendale Home Stats for May 2018

Glendale Homes Stats for May 2018: Last month 53 Glendale homes closed escrow. Selling prices ranged from $580,000 for a 2+1 on Fairfield to $2,600,000 for 7+7, 5,642 sq ft estate on Oakengate Dr. Thirty of the homes sold for over asking pr...

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Harb and Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

Harb and Co. Real Estate Adventures

Real estate market update: Earlier this year the property tax and mortgage interest rate deductions were cut and we have had several interest rate increases. First time buyers and "affordable" housing is driving this market.  Higher end ha...

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Pasadena

Pasadena Housing Stats May 2018

Last month ninety-one Pasadena homes closed escrow, up from last month. Selling prices ranged from $475,000 for a 1,096 square foot two bedroom, one bath on Mataro St., to $5,850,000 for a 6,327 square foot five bedroom, six bath estate on San ...

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Wrapping up a listing – Listing paperwork

Listing Paperwork Dear Phyllis, I look forward to your real estate articles, and think I have a new topic for you. My wife and I purchased a condo in Arizona and are moving in a couple of months. We have met with our real estate agent s...

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Pasadena Luxury Home Sales May 2018

Last month, the most expensive Pasadena home sold for $5,850,000.  It is located at 282 S. San Rafael Ave. This luxury Pasadena home listed for $6,250,000  and was on the market for 246 days. Another fact about this gorgeous home: these sell...

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