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Pasadena Home Stats March 2018

Last month, 69 Pasadena homes sold. They ranged in price from $270,000 for a 1 bedroom and 1 bath home on Garfield Ave. to $3,500,000 for a 4 bedroom and 4 bath luxury home on Crystal Lane.  The low absorption rate reflects a very strong m...

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The Renovation Question: What to Fix When Selling

Preparing your home for sale

I am in the midst of preparing two listing for sale. The sellers of my La Crescenta listing have lived in the home for twenty years and their adult children need to claim their belongings from the garage. Like most listings, the landscape needs...

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Pasadena Luxury Home Sales: Kinneloa Ridge Estates

Most people are fascinated by luxury real estate listings and sales. Last month, the most expensive luxury Pasadena home sale was $3,500,000  located at 2323 Crystal Lane  in the gated neighborhood of the Kinneloa Ridge Estates. Interesti...

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Lockbox Pros and Cons

Dear Phyllis, I am now the trustee of my parent’s Washington state home and am now interviewing Realtors®. Because the home is vacant, one Realtor® suggested a lockbox as this will make it easier to show. The other prefers that he or...

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Glendale Home Stats, March 2018

Let's take a close look at the Glendale home stats, March 2018: Last month 29 Glendale homes closed escrow, up a little from last month. Selling prices ranged from $735,000 for a 3 + 1 on the 300 block of Allen Ave. to $2,300,000 for th...

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Most Expensive Glendale Luxury Home Sale, March 2018

Last month the most expensive Glendale luxury home sale was 2101 Rimcrest Dr.  It sold for$2,300,000. This luxury home listed for $2,444,000. The sellers bought this home in 2001 for $910,000 but since then listed it 5 different times. ...

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Dog Dilemma

Dear Phyllis, Because I have two large dogs I need to leave the house with them before agents use the lockbox. My home has been listed for 4 weeks and because I have to leave the house with the dogs for each showing this has been difficu...

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