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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.
There’s An App For That It seems these days that everyone is on their phone all day. We see them in the coffee shops, the malls and squinting in the sun….what are they doing? Everything! They are communicating with their friends, conducting business and searching for Pokemon targets. If you’re in...
Just because I can...I'm going to give you a quick respite from your day and offer a vision of chocolate. Today is International Chocolate Day. While I enjoyed our national day, I'm willing to do it again. I'll take one for the team and eat....just a little as well.So bac...
  Chicken or the Egg?  I read a post this morning by Larry Johnson asking if it's the agent's fault that a home doesn't sell? The answer is complicated....but I'm going to say YES! Yes it's the agent's fault, every single time!Ok, now calm down. I understand that there are sellers who are unreaso...
 Don't Consult Yourself Right Out Of A Sale We hear the debate all the time...."I'm not a salesman, I'm a consultant." It's simple semantics. The term "salesman" has become a negative term over the years, I understand, even though I love that title. To me a professional salesman is someone who se...
 Is That A Disco Ball In That Tree? Why yes, it's a party in the least in my backyard. That's a disco ball my friends and there is another one a little further up my back hill at my cabin in Lake Arrowhead, California. I'm sure you're wondering why?Well it's not to amuse the squirrel...
I Made $100 From The Referral  This is part story and part shameless pitch for your referral. I think as you read this you'll see that pretty clearly. Real estate is first and foremost about relationships. Relationships with our clients and relationships with other real estate professionals. Most...
 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Commercial Real Estate PropertyCommercial real estate offers investors the opportunity for high net returns. They have the ability to not only benefit from the income potential but capital growth in value as well. The right purchase can provide a nice re...
Reasons A Home Doesn’t Sell One of the most common questions in real estate is “why is that home on the market for so long?” We hear it from buyers who assume there is something wrong with the property and we hear it from sellers who are concerned it might not be the right time to sell. The good ...
 Thinking About New Construction? Are you ready to buy a new home? Where to start? Where to look? Almost all buyers dream of buying a brand new home and making it their own, but aren’t sure what that means. It can feel like a daunting project but buying new construction is really just the opposit...
 Pilot Fire Lake Arrowhead - Silverwood Lake  August 9, 2016 5:30p My home in Lake Arrowhead, California is currently under voluntary evacuation due to the Pilot Fire which broke out on Sunday. As of now, the containment is still only 6% and firefighters have their hands full. In this age of soci...

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