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The Evolution of Real Estate Sales

The Evolution of Real Estate Sales

When I tired of mortgage banking and began selling real estate, Realtors worked from the MLS book which was published biweekly. It was our real estate bible; all of the “new” and “active” listings were in the book.  Of course because ...

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Pasadena Real Estate Values

Pasadena Real Estate Values

Life is good for Pasadena home sellers: March 2013 March 2014 # Sold 82 75 Avg Pr Sq Ft $395.83 $483.60 Avg SP $754,377 $919,911 Distress Sales 16% .04% Cash Sales 24% 28%   Search all ...

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Los Angeles Outdoor Movies

Los Angeles Outdoor Movies

Outdoor movie nights are opening throughout Los Angeles and Pasadena.  For those of you looking to watch movies on the big screen and enjoy our lovely Southern California Weather, here’s the list: Pasadena  Dive – In Movie Nights  ...

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When Does the Sold Sign Go Up?

When Does the Sold Sign Go Up?

I admit to being superstitious and typically won’t place the sold sign rider on the sign until after the buyer removes their investigative contingency (when the buyer is done with their inspections).   But sometimes, I have other concerns...

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What’s going on with Phyllis & Harb & Co?

What’s going on with Phyllis & Harb & Co?

Sometimes, writing my real estate blog  is simple and completed in a few minutes.  Other times it takes hours to compile the real estate market value statistics.  But every now and again I don’t have much to say.  So here’s what’s h...

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La Crescenta Real Estate Values up 26%

The average price per sq ft of La Crescenta homes sold has increased 26% since last year (comparing March 2014, vs. March 2013). Last year the average La Crescenta home sold for $622,511 versus this year’s $711,216. Last year short sal...

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Harb and Co – Real Estate Wrap Up

The Harb and Co Real Estate team has been busy: On Friday I closed my Pasadena listing on Allen.  This home sold over asking price in multiple offers and the buyer waived their appraisal contingency.  The lender was a slacker and there w...

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