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An LLC for Rental Properties

An LLC for Rental Properties

Although I am a real estate agent, I never wanted the hassle of owning rental property. My husband and I recently met with a financial planner, who advised that our two rental properties (purchased by my husband before our marriage) should be i...

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Winning the bidding wars

Refusing to move

Refusing to move   Ask Phyllis: a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions previously published in the Crescenta Valley Weekly. Dear Phyllis, My sister has been living with my mother for twenty years. My mother pass...

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Los Angeles Area Weekend Events December 2nd-4th

Los Angeles Area Weekend Events December 2nd-4th: Join Pasadena Mayor Victor M. Gordo for the Mayor’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Local singers and dancers, crafts...

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What is a pot filler and do you want one

What is a pot filler and do you want one?

What is a pot filler, and do you want one? A pot filler is a wall-mounted double-jointed faucet that swings over your cooktop. It is mounted above the cooktop and features an extendable arm that can pull out to fill pots with water. It can then...

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Los Angeles Housing Market

Los Angeles Housing Market Trends

As 2022 draws to a close, it is interesting to note that the Los Angeles Real Estate Market has completely changed. Last December, I represented the seller of a 1200+ square foot home that sold for $1,425,000. It was a three-bedroom one and 3/4...

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La Canada Housing Market October 202

La Canada Housing Market October 2022

To remain a La Canada real estate expert, I must keep up to date on current market trends. Let's examine the La Canada housing market for October 2022. In October 2022, twelve homes were sold. The average sales price is the lowest year to da...

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Seller Options When The Appraisal Comes In Low

Selling in a divorce

Selling in a divorce Ask Phyllis: a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions. Email us here Dear Phyllis, After fifteen years of marriage my wife and I are getting divorced. The decree stated that she and our children could ...

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Prepayment Penalty

Prepayment Penalty

A prepayment penalty is a fee that applies to some mortgages if you pay all or part of your loan early. Most mortgages are sold in the secondary market such as to Fannie Mae (FNMA) or Freddie Mac (FHLMC). The penalty is an incentive for borrowe...

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