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Another Closing

Another Closing

My La Crescenta new construction home closed last week. We sold quickly and for full price.  I was hoping that the seller would have considered some furniture rental as I think that may have pushed up the selling price.  We minimally staged ...

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6240 Hamilton Lane, La Crescenta Closed

6240 Hamilton Lane, La Crescenta Closed

  My La Crescenta listing on Hamilton   closed this week.  I represented the seller and Natalie represented the buyer.  Buyer and seller are both lovely and Natalie is a real estate pro who I love to be in escrow with. I, as do most re...

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Every Real Estate Team Needs a Calmer

Earlier this year I had a nightmare escrow with a nutball Realtor.  There are nutballs in every profession and real estate is no exception.  It can take a bit to irk me, but once you do, it is not pretty (ask my husband).  Our client conci...

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It Takes A Real Estate Village

I don’t know how solo real estate agents do it…. I really don’t.   My mother was a very successful real estate agent.  Once I grew weary of my mortgage banking career, I joined my mom and she taught me the real estate ropes.   I ha...

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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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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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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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A Quick Real Estate Break

A Quick Real Estate Break

My mom has been in town for a quick visit and my aunt who was also visiting from out of town came and spent a couple of days at our home.   Now that both my girls are out (one a college grad and one still a student) I have a couple of extra ...

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Harb and Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

Harb and Co. Real Estate Wrap Up

Harb and Co has had another busy month! I closed Trend Terrace,  and Natalie closed escrow on another La Crescenta  home. I have the Stancrest condo in escrow, and my new Pasadena lisitng on Allen is is also in escrow.   Coming Soon...

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Where is this Realtor’s next vacation?

I am too busy to take a vacation, BUT I am not too busy to dream about my next trip.  Here’s a sneak peek: 1)      Adults only (16+ years)  Casa Velas, small boutique 5 star hotel all inclusive  The last time I was there, I didn...

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