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Pasadena Mid-Century Listing Sold

It toOur Pasadena Mid-Century Listing Sold. Often real estate is so much more than a home. It's about people and their emotions and needs. This was a trust sale and the trustee was a reluctant trustee. She was simply overwhelmed with the respon...

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Highest Priced Glendale Home Sold in August 2018

The highest priced Glendale home sold in August 2018 was 450 Scholl Dr. This luxury home listed for $1,795,000 and sold in four days for asking price. This luxury home was last on the market in 1999 and sold for $395,000. MLS Remarks Re...

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Competing in a Seller’s Market

Competing in a Seller’s Market Competing in a seller's market Dear Phyllis: My husband and I are beginning our search for a new home and I have a question/concern. I understand that many homes are selling over asking price. What ...

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inspection renegotiations

Dealing with inspection renegotiations

We have a simple system when dealing with inspection renegotiations. In the ideal scenario our listing has sold in multiple offers. As I have already verified the buyer's down payment and spoken to their lender (assuming they are obtaining a lo...

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liquidating an estate, trustee

Liquidating an Estate: Alhambra fixer closed

Our Alhambra fixer closed! And this is how it happened: I sold a San Gabriel fixer for a trustee several years ago. And she recently referred me to her co-worker who was the trustee of her father’s estate. Often the trustee is overwhelmed wi...

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Most Expensive Home Sold in La Canada in August 2018

Last month the most expensive home sold in La Canada in August 2018,  was 4363 Oakwood Ave. This home  listed for $6,500,000 and sold for $5,870,000. The sellers purchased this home in 2009 for $4,920,000.  These previous sellers bought this...

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Keeping an open house secure

Keeping an open house secure In several months I am going to sell my home. The Realtor® I hired wants to have an open house. I know this is common but I am concerned about security. What kind of people should I expect to come during an op...

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La Canada Home Sales, August 2018

Let's take a close look  at La Canada Home Sales, August 2018 Last month there were twenty La Canada home sales. The least expensive sale was $910,000 for a two bedroom, two bath, 1,444 SqFt home on Rockland Place. The most expensive h...

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