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What a home buyer will pay more for

Although the local real estate market has stabilized, affordable homes in the highly desired Los Angeles neighborhoods are still hard to come by.  Most home buyers need to sacrifice a portion of their wish list, it could be lot size, square fo...

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Los Angeles Home buyers don’t panic!

Natalie took a few days off for the long weekend and I have been showing homes like crazy.  Although, the real estate market is changing, it is no longer a red hot sellers market.  Affordable homes in move-in condition are still selling like ...

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Los Angeles Haunted Mansion for sale

Los Angeles Haunted Mansion for sale

There are so many different styles of homes.  Personally, I love architectural homes and homes with a history (aka character or vintage homes). No, it’s not Disney’s Haunted Mansion but the  "Haunted Mansion" of the interactive horror ...

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Harb & Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

Harb & Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

I was hoping for one quick mini vacation before my daughter starts her new job, but it looks as if my husband George will be taking a boy’s fishing trip to Cabo…. Someone needs to watch the dogs and it appears that’s me.  Perhaps there...

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So what’s a Los Angeles home buyer to do?

So what’s a Los Angeles home buyer to do?

Being a home buyer in today’s competitive real estate market is not for the faint of heart. Demand is high for affordable (and not so affordable) housing. Each community has their own threshold, in Burbank the under $750,000 real estate marke...

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Phyllis Harb, A Real Estate History

Phyllis Harb, A Real Estate History

It was the late 1970’s and I was working at the Van Nuys Court. Everyone who called or came in was unhappy and it was a miserable job.  I contacted an employment agency and they sent me on two interviews, a travel agency and a bank.  The ba...

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Glendale real estate stats

Glendale real estate stats

While the average standard Glendale home sale  is on the market 41 days (DOM) the average short sale is just 28 days.  Odd considering that the short sale lender typically approves the sale after an offer has been received and signed by the s...

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The Home Seller’s Game Plan

Step One - The Planning Stage Meet with Phyllis Harb to determine your asking price.  Phyllis will establish a customized marketing assessment for your home. Listing contracts are signed and numerous disclosures as mandated by law are prep...

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