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Timing my home sale

Ask Phyllis: a blog series of frequently asked real estate questions. Email us here Timing your home sale Dear Phyllis, I want to sell my house and move out of state. Currently living in La Crescenta in a very nice neighborhood. I need...

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December Weekend Events

Weekend Events December 5th – 7th

Weekend Events December 5th - 7th The Immersive Nutcracker now through December 31st (closed Christmas) Four locations - The Village & Westfield Topanga, Beverly Center and Westfield Santa Anita Descanso Gardens presents Enchante...

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2021 Christmas Photos

Photos With Santa 2021

Looking to take a photo with Santa this 2021 season? Santa Photos at One Colorado now through December 24th - 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena Santa Anita Shopping Center is offering Sensory Santa Photos - All families with children with auti...

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La Crescenta Housing Market October 2021

La Crescenta Housing Market October 2021

As a La Crescenta real estate expert, each month we crunch the real estate numbers. Let's take a look at La Crescenta's housing market for October 2021: Last month thirty homes sold, twenty one over  asking price, two for asking and seven l...

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Closed Escrow Anders Troedsson Craftsman

Closed Escrow Anders Troedsson Craftsman

Closed Escrow Anders Troedsson Craftsman and this is how it went: This is a very unique home custom built for the seller. There was a garage, an oversized workshop, guest house and a newer Anders Troedsson Craftsman style two bedroom, three ...

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What's Happening Thanksgiving Weekend 2021

What’s Happening Thanksgiving Weekend 2021

What's Happening Thanksgiving Weekend 2021? One Colorado in Pasadena is having a Tree Celebration, come out and vote for your favorite tree - 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena Descanso Gardens presents Enchanted, Forest of Lights through January...

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Thanksgiving 2022 real estate style

Thanksgiving 2021 Real Estate Style

Inflation, high gas prices, pandemic, but there is still much to be grateful for.  Thanksgiving 2021, I will be spending with my family. My mother is flying in to visit. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it is simply about gratitude,...

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How to handle paperwork when selling by owner?

How to handle paperwork when selling by owner?

Recently, I was contacted by a trustee who was selling an inherited home to his nephew. As a real estate agent with trust sale experience, the trustee wanted to know if I would handle the paperwork and escrow process for a reduced commission. ...

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