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Top Five Ways to Give Your Home Curb Appeal

Whether you are selling your home, or simply want to spruce it up for the holidays, curb appeal is crucial. Once you have made your initial investment in landscaping it’s important that your gardener keep it up.  I too often visit homes w...

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Glendale Real Estate Values are up 17% in one year!

In August 2012, 64 homes sold in Glendale, (8 were short sales and 8 were foreclosures). The average selling price per square foot was $327.70 (17% less than this year).   I have been concerned over how quickly Los Angeles and Glendal...

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Rising Interest Rates

Rising Interest Rates

In the late 70’s I worked for Los Angeles Federal Bank at One Wilshire in LA.   The primary loan was a single family fixed rate loan with a 30 year term.  Many of the loans had a prepayment feature. If you paid the loan off before a specif...

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La Canada Home of the week 1

La Canada Home of the week

Actually it’s a townhome adjacent to the La Canada Country Club. It’s located at 5383 Godbey Drive and it’s impeccably remodeled. MLS remarks read: This remodeled townhouse is the very definition of elegance. The first floor features a...

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La Canada Real Estate Values up 22% From Last Year

I am still trying to acclimate to my new blog, but love the crisp look of it. La Canada real estate statistics are in! In August 2012, there were 24 La Canada homes sales versus this year’s 27. The average price per square foot was $41...

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