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La Canada Housing Market Update First Quarter 2018

La Canada First Quarter, of 2018 Housing Market Update. We love crunching the La Canada housing numbers each month and have been doing so for a decade. Last month there were twenty eight La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $1,...

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Swedish art of death cleaning decluttering phyllis harb real estate

Swedish Death Cleaning

Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo took decluttering to an entirely new level, promising that once you properly simplify and organize your home, you’ll never have to do it again. Her technique is for us to part with anything that do...

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Glendale Luxury Home Sales, April 2018

Last month the most expensive Glendale home sale was 3030 Edgewick Rd. This luxury home listed for $2,495,000 and sold for $2,440,000. This home was previously listed by two different real estate agents in the past two year.  Each time not se...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

Should my realtor be more aggressive?

Dear Phyllis, We are new to La Crescenta and are renting while we look for a home. Before we moved, I contacted a Realtor® I found online. She did advise us that the market is very competitive and to be patient. Now that we moved I thou...

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showing property is hard work

Showing property is hard work

Did you know that showing property is hard work? It’s one of the most exhausting aspects of a Realtor’s job. Most buyers have a maximum price point. First, l search for listings, then run them by my client. Next I check availability....

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4934 Lowell Ave., :La Crescenta

Just Listed: 4934 Lowell Ave., La Crescenta

I am so excited about my new listing at 4934 Lowell Ave., La Crescenta! This four bedroom, three bath home is mirrored in the art deco streamline moderne style made famous by William Kesling. There are two master suites. Each opens to a Tr...

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Zillow and their Zestimate

Dear Phyllis, I am a long time reader of your real estate column and don’t believe you have discussed Zillow and their zestimate. Every so often, I check our La Canada home’s value on Zillow and don’t understand the wild fluctuatio...

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