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So you bought a Fixer Upper.........Now what? - 01/20/11 12:21 PM
Although I grew up in the San Fernando Valley, I have spent 10 years in Scottsdale, Arizona and 5 years in the Seattle, Washington area before moving to Pasadena 2 years ago. While I was away the Real Estate market went crazy all over the place but the Los Angeles area decided to go off the charts! Both the Scottsdale and Seattle areas where I lived were beautiful places but the cost of a home was nowhere near the prices of homes in the City of Angels. When my husband's company asked us to move back to the Los (1 comments)
This Month In Real Estate: January 2011 Market Update - 01/12/11 11:57 AM
The housing market is recovering. As more home buyers are taking advantage of the improved affordability conditions. With mortgage rates hovering around recent record lows and home prices having generally stabilized, economists are expecting an upward trend to a healthy and sustainable level in 2011. Encouraging signs are showing up across the economy. Retail sales recently hit their highest level since before the recession. Key measures of small and big businesses' optimism marched back up to prerecession levels and new claims for jobless benefits are trending lower. Together they bode well for steady job creation and improved consumer confidence which is (1 comments)
Baby Boomer Bits - 01/06/11 12:10 PM
Memoirs Capture Family Lore By Elyse Umlauf-Garneau A hand-written recipe. A doodle. A voice. All such things bring a flood of memories and a slice of joy when families reminisce about a loved one. Corina Kellam found a way to package those memories into something that can be held, heard and read. Her company, Life History Books (http://www.lifehistorybooks.com), produces family memoirs that capture the fundamental nature of a person or family. The process starts with personal historians who interview individuals or multiple family members. Life Books then produces a memoir based on those conversations. The finished product can include not only (1 comments)
Cost Vs Value Report Just out 2011 - 01/03/11 03:50 PM
Here is some of the 2010-11 National Averages for a full report email me firstname.lastname@example.org or call 626.695.9179 courtesy of costvsvalue.com Midrange Projects Project Job Cost Resale Value Cost Recouped Change vs. 2009-10 Attic Bedroom $51,428 $37,142 72.2% Backup Power Generator $14,718 $7,136 48.5% Basement Remodel $64,519 $45,186 70.0% Bathroom Addition $40,710 $21,695 53.3% Bathroom Remodel $16,634 $10,668 64.1% Deck Addition (composite) $15,620 $10,337 66.2% Deck Addition (wood) $10,973 $7,986 72.8% Entry Door Replacement (fiberglass) $3,576 $2,147 60.0% Entry Door Replacement (steel) $1,218 $1,243 102.1% Family Room Addition $85,740 $53,624 62.5% Garage Addition $60,608 $35,876 59.2% Garage Door Replacement $1,291 (1 comments)
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