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Pasadena Real Estate Values as of June 2018

Last month eighty-seven Pasadena homes closed escrow, down from the previous month. Selling prices ranged from $585,000 for a 1,230 square foot three bedroom, one bath on Sierra Madre Blvd., to $5,000,000 for a 5,677 square foot four bedroom, s...

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Seniors who resist decluttering

Seniors who resist decluttering Dear Phyllis, I look forward to your real estate column. We have lived in our La Crescenta home for more than thirty years. We raised our family here and now it’s just the two of us. There are so many r...

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Pasadena luxury real estate sales for June 2018

Most people are fascinated by luxury real estate listings and sales. Last month, the most expensive luxury Pasadena home listed and sold for $5,000,000. Located at 835 Linda Vista Ave, this luxury Pasadena home sold in 81 days. The sellers pur...

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Why have a living trust?

One of the first things George and I did after having children was create a living trust. This is a legal document similar to a will. Both outline exactly what your wishes are in regard to your dependents, your heirs and your assets. A primar...

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La Crescenta Housing Market Stats Update, June 2018

La Crescenta Housing Market Update for June 2018: Last month 39 La Crescenta homes closed escrow, up from last month's 27. A two bedroom, one bathroom home on Montrose sold for $595,000 and an architecturally significant 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom ...

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Is a referral fee required to cancel a listing?

Is a referral fee required to cancel a listing? Dear Phyllis, My aunt listed her Arizona condo with a Realtor® who is very active in her neighborhood. I am sure you understand how difficult it is for her to keep her home in showing con...

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La Crescenta landmark architectural home sale

This La Crescenta landmark architectural home at 3947 Markridge Rd  just closed escrow. This Architectural Compound listed for $4,500,000 and sold for $4,250,000. Originally the sellers had this home listed in 2015 for $6,900,000. After not ...

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Just Listed: 2328 Sylvan Lane in Glendale

We are working on some new listings. The first one to hit the market is 2328 Sylvan Lane in Glendale's sought after Verdugo Woodlands neighborhood. This home is sited on a peaceful street on a 12,000+ square foot lot. We will be open Wednesday ...

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