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Easter in the Park, La Canada Dilbeck

Harb & Co. Real Estate Update

Interest rates are inching up but that hasn't cooled the real estate market. It's Spring and thankfully I am seeing a lot of new listings come on the market. Our Pasadena Spanish should be available in the next several weeks. I listed an ar...

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Pasadena Home Values

Last month fifty-one Pasadena homes closed escrow. Prices ranged from $437,000 for a 700 square foot 2 + 1, to $7,000,000 for the Cravens Estate.  The Cravens Estate was originally listed for $10,500,000 and sold for $7,000,000.  Pricing ...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

When is the buyer’s deposit at risk?

Dear Phyllis, I am helping my aunt sell her La Crescenta home so she can move closer to my sister who lives in Oregon. Her neighbor is a semi-retired Realtor® and offered to list her home for a discounted commission. Her home sold and e...

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Glendale Home Values

Last month 21 Glendale homes closed escrow. Selling prices ranged from $629,000 for a 2 + 1 on Adams to $3,750,000 for the Roy Disney Estate. Thirteen of the homes sold for less than asking price, one at the list price and seven sold over a...

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Pros and cons of hiring a friend or family member as your Realtor 3

Working with Realtor friends

There is nothing wrong with working with Realtor friends, as long as they are full time experienced real estate agents. And if they aren’t you are getting very short changed. Last year I sold a La Canada home. The buyer came to two of ...

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askphyllis real estate question, real estate q and A

Deciphering real estate commissions

Dear Phyllis, We are going to sell our home in the fall. While this may not be ideal timing, this is what works best for us. We have talked with several agents and their commission varies from 4 ½ to 6%. Our La Crescenta home is 1700 sq...

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