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Just Listed: 4545 Dyer Street La Crescenta 91214

I just listed an amazing La Crescenta home at 4545 Dyer Street. There is a lot to love about this home but my favorite part is that it is completely gated and private with outstanding outdoor living and entertaining spaces.  A charming ...

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Patrician

Luxury Home Sales in Pasadena, CA

Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in Pasadena was 320 Patrician Way. This Pasadena estate sold for$3,700,000. This luxury home was listed originally for $3,890,000 and sold in 36 days. The sellers purchased this home in 2003 fo...

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Winning the bidding wars

Selling with a leaky roof

Dear Phyllis, We have a flat roof that leaks. As the seller, we would rather just disclose at the time of sale, the leaky roof problem, than spend all the money and time now replacing it. Does this make sense? I have been told that th...

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La Crescenta Home Values

It continues to be a very difficult real estate environment for La Crescenta home buyers, evidenced by the low absorption rate, the highest for the year was 2%.  Last month the absorption rate of less than 1% indicates that if there were n...

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Owning a home: The Great American Dream

There is no better way to accumulate wealth than by owning your own home. But that is only one reason people want to partake in the great American dream of being a homeowner. Security: I just closed escrow on an apartment building. The m...

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Commonwealth

Luxury Home Sales in La Canada, CA

Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in La Canada was 4315 Commonwealth Avenue. This La Canada estate sold for $3,600,000 but was listed for $3,998,500. This property was previously listed twice without selling in 2014 and 2015. ...

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Winning the bidding wars

Inheriting Property

Dear Phyllis, I am my aunt’s only heir and have inherited her Glendale home. Her home is solid but looks like a Grandma’s home and while I am handy, I wouldn’t have a lot of money for fixing it up. I am excited for this opportunit...

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Pasadena Real Estate Values

Last month, half of Pasadena homes sold for under $995,000 (median selling price) and half over. Pasadena values ranged from $571,000 for a 1018 square foot starter home to $3,700,000 to a five bedroom, six bath home on Patrician.  Our new...

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