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La Canada Home Sales, June 2018

La Canada Home Sales,  June 2018 Last month there were twenty-four La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $1,051,000 for a three bedroom, two bath, 1,548 SqFt home on Palm Dr. The most expensive home sold for  $5,200,000 f...

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New Tax Laws

New Tax Law When Selling A Home Dear Phyllis, My husband and I are in a position to retire now or we could wait several more years. We own a vacation home in Palm Springs and can live there until we decide where we want to move. Housing...

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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 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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