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Looking for Southern California real estate? Southern California homes come in all sizes, from small condominiums to million dollar estates. Hi, my name is Bob Willis. I am a native Southern California REALTOR® who helps people sell homes throughout the Southland, including Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Covina, Diamond Bar, Fullerton, Glendora, Hacienda Heights, La Habra, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Norwalk, Orange, Placentia, Rowland Heights, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Ana, Tustin, Villa Park, West Covina, Whittier and Yorba Linda. My Whittier real estate office is conveniently located on Whittier Boulevard at First Avenue, close to the La Habra border, to easily help my clients looking to buy or sell homes in Orange County or Los Angeles County.

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2009 

It has been nearly two years since I wrote a blog about the Weekly Family Fair in Uptown Whittier, where I mentioned Vinatero Wine Shop as one of my favorite places in Whittier. Since then, Vinatero Wine Shop has won two awards from myfoxla for "Best Wine Shop in the Los Angeles Area" for both 20...
06/21/2009
Newsweek Magazine just listed the top 1,500 public high schools in America for 2009, and two high schools in Whittier made the list:  Pioneer and Whittier High Schools. Pioneer High School rose to 1218, while Whittier High School came in at number 1365. All schools that are listed in the top1500 ...
06/20/2009
Yesterday I installed a new dishwasher for my father.  The old one had been there for over 40 years, and it finally stopped rinsing the dishes clean. I had Sears deliver the new dishwasher and take away the old one.  Naturally, new dishwashers don't come with all the parts you need to connect the...
06/20/2009
You May Already be Too Late! By now, you have probably heard about the $8,000 Tax Credit for First Time Home Buyers, and that it expires on November 30, 2009.  OK, you think, we have plenty of time to wait until the end of the year to buy our home and still get the tax credit. Not so fast, my Fir...
06/16/2009
People often ask me, "Do you only sell homes in Whittier?"  And, I tell them, "No, I sell homes all over Southern California.  But, my home base is Whittier, and all of my marketing is focused on Whittier." I see Whittier as the hub of my real estate business.  It is centrally located, smack-dab...
06/11/2009
Bank owned homes are only a part of the picture of Whittier real estate.  Perhaps more interesting, is the change in housing supply from one year ago till now. A year ago, on May 25, 2008, there were 888 homes for sale in the City of Whittier. Today, June 8, 2009, there are 383 homes for sale in ...
06/08/2009
Today, I was viewing an older home in Pomona.  It appeared to be all locked up and secure when I arrived at the house before 9 this morning.  So, I got the key out of the lockbox and went in the front door.  I had a strange feeling when I entered, so I took my pepper spray off my belt, held it in...
06/04/2009
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