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Pasadena luxury real estate sales for July 2018

Last month in the Pasadena luxury real estate market the most expensive home sold was 1200 S. Oak Knoll Ave for $5,000,000. This estate listed for $5,380,000. And was on the market just over 4 months. Interesting to note this Pasadena estate wa...

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Selling AS IS vs. AS REPAIRED Dear Phyllis, My mother has lived in her 1500 square foot home for more than forty years. She has dementia and can no longer live alone. It’s time for me to move her to an assisted living facility. I wa...

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La Canada

La Canada Home Sales, July 2018

La Canada Home Sales, July 2018 Last month there were twenty-six La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $899,000 for a two bedroom, two bath, 1,444 SqFt home on Leata Lane. The most expensive home sold for  $6,250,00 for a ...

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1929 Lyans Drive, La Canada

Coming Soon: 1929 Lyans Drive, La Canada

Some preliminary details about 1929 Lyans Drive, La Canada Newer French Country La Canada home. Five bedrooms, six bathrooms in over 5,000 square feet. An arched double door entry opens to a rotunda and welcomes you to this five bedr...

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Becoming a Realtor®

Becoming a Realtor® Dear Phyllis, I have been enjoying your real estate question and answers for years. You seem to have such a vast knowledge of all aspects of real estate, does that just come from experience? Or did you have specia...

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just listed 685 Westbridge Place

Just Listed: 685 Westbridge Place, Pasadena

We just listed 685 Westbridge Place, Pasadena, a mid-century time capsule. This single story  home is sited on a peaceful cul-de-sac just off the Arroyo Seco. Features include circular driveway, formal entry and dining room, eat-in kitchen an...

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selling a home by a famous architect

Selling a home designed by a famous architect

For centuries, the art world has dealt with the dilemma of validating an artist. Buyers aren’t willing to pay a premium for work by a name artist, just to later learn that the piece was a forgery. In the Los Angeles real estate market, buyers...

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