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Congratulations On Your New Home --- Now, Do This First!   Whether the road was quick and easy or a tour of one hundred plus homes, receiving the news that your home buying transaction has closed is indeed a great thing.  Congratulations!     Now, Do This First! You have been given the keys to yo...
Sellers --- Do You Know What Your Listing Agent Is Saying About Your Home? Attention Sellers --- it is important to the success of the marketing and eventual sale of your home that you are a partner with the Realtor you have hired to represent you.   Of course, you know that choosing the right ag...
Monterey Hills, Ca --- A Great Place To Live --- Leasing Opportunities Monterey Hills is a planned community within the city of Los Angeles but remains somewhat unknown despite its convenient location.  Close to Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley, Glendale/Burbank/San Fernando Vall...
South Pasadena, CA - April 2011 Sales Recap & Market Report The city of South Pasadena is sometimes known as "Tree City".  Here tree-lined streets with character homes stand in for commercials, television shows, movies and print media for Anywhere, America.   Homes in the Altos de Monterey or Old...
San Marino, CA -- April 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update Perhaps not as famous as its neighbor Pasadena and small in population, the affluent city of San Marino is justly proud to be the home of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, the former estate of Henry Huntington. ...
Pasadena CA April 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update - South Orange Grove Corridor Condos & Townhomes First, a definition of the area for this report is in order.  In my report, I extend beyond what some may consider the "prime area" along South Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena, CA and include pr...
 April 2011 Sales Recap and Market Report - Monterey Hills The Monterey Hills community  is located within the city limits of Los Angeles and offers a variety of condominiums, townhomes and one single family development in a planned environment.  Most communities within Monterey Hills offer a poo...
Approved Short Sale & Easy To Show --- Then Why Haven't You Returned My Call? The "perfect for my clients" listing hit the multiple listing hot sheet.  Back on market.   Right price, right neighborhood.  Okay, it's a short sale but it had those golden magic words --- Approved Short Sale.  And acc...
The Zillow Zestimate is Not The Answer Of course you have heard of the Zillow Zestimate --- it's that magic price that the website zillow publishes that seems to anger sellers, cajole buyers and makes many Realtors wince. I have had two buyers ask me about the Zestimate this past week.  One said,...

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Your source for real estate information in the San Gabriel Valley and northeast communities of the city of Los Angeles including: Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Temple City, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Monrovia, Duarte, Bradbury, Azusa, Glendora, Claremont, Glendale and La Canada Flintridge as well as Highland Park, Monterey Hills, Eagle Rock, Mt Washington, Montecito Heights, Glassell Park and Sagamore Park.