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In a Realtor's week

In a Realtor’s week

I woke yesterday morning at three AM with a cold.  I couldn’t sleep so I dragged myself out of bed, took a Sudafed and went downstairs to my computer and started to work.  And believe it or not there is plenty for a real estate agent to d...

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In a Realtors Week

In a Realtors Week

There are numerous real estate gurus who advise Realtors that they need to spend three hours a day prospecting  for business.  I think this is likely great advice for new agents.  I am amazed by how many Realtors who have been in the busine...

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Los Angeles Oktoberfest 2013

Los Angeles Oktoberfest 2013

I am not a beer drinker, so Oktoberfest is not a big deal for me, although a celebration in Munich would be fun and exciting.  On a hot summer day, I sometimes enjoy a beer, and beer and pizza is a good match, but I probably don’t consume ...

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Harb & Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

Harb & Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

7207 Flora Morgan sold (multiple offers) Each homeowner has different needs.  Some want a quick sale and others prefer to maximize their bottom line by taking a little time to prep their home for sale.  We are currently preparing the ...

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What is a Dutch Door?

My first recollection of a Dutch door was Mr. Ed’s barn door. The Dutch door originated in the Netherlands in the 1600’s. It allowed the occupants the ability to open the top half while keeping the bottom closed.  This kept children con...

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Pasadena real estate values up 26% 1

Pasadena real estate values up 26%

It’s frightening how quickly and how much Pasadena real estate values have increased.   In August 2012, 87 Pasadena homes sold at an average of $366.46 price per square foot.  There were 19 short sales and foreclosures (22% of the Pa...

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Pasadena Luxury Condominiums

Pasadena Luxury Condominiums

Last week, Joe (Harb) and I revisited the luxury condominiums in Pasadena at 920 N. Granite Drive.   In the heart of Pasadena's desirable South Lake Ave District, Granite Park was originally offered for sale several years ago and about 50...

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