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How long will it take to sell my home?

Dear Phyllis, My husband has retired and we want to move somewhere more affordable. I understand homes in La Crescenta are selling quickly but how quickly? The thought of keeping my home neat enough for viewings puts me in a panic. I am ...

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Should I sell or rent my home?

Should I sell or rent my home? Dear Phyllis, I look forward to reading your weekly Q&A, and after years of enjoyment, I have a real estate related question for you. My employer is moving out of state and I will be following them t...

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Selling with minimal effort

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, I have been reading your column for years, and love it. I am getting to the age that I need to ...

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Selling by owner

Dear Phyllis, Our elderly mother lived in her home for more than 30 years and just passed. Her next door neighbor was very kind and did a lot of nice things for her such as taking trash cans out and in. This neighbor wants to buy her hom...

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Sellers’ Change of Heart

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, I have been reading your advice column for years and don’t think I have seen you address this...

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Selling with a leaky roof

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, We have a flat roof that leaks. As the seller, we would rather just disclose at the time of sale, t...

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Appraisal Discrepancies

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, My wife and I are first time buyers and have saved $80,000 for our down payment. Each of our pa...

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Disclosure Dilemmas

Ask Phyllis is a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions.  Have a question about real estate?  Email us here Dear Phyllis, Last year we had our home listed but we didn’t close because of an issue with the roof. After...

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Pros And Cons Of Lease Options

.  Dear Phyllis, Because we are cleaning up our credit and can’t get a loan we would like to try to find a rent to own opportunity. Can you explain the pros and cons of lease options, how these work and where we can find these listings...

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