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2014 

Monrovia CA Parke Victoria Condos Market Update - November 30, 2014   This is a recap of real estate market activity at Parke Victoria condominiums in Monrovia year-to-date 2014 as well as a comparison to full year 2013 and 2012.  All statistical information is from our local multiple listing ser...
11/30/2014
High-End Home Sales Rise in Southern California and Pasadena Area Too   A Los Angeles Times news article this past week   http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hotprop-30-luxury-home-sales-eps-20141123-graphic.html reports that home sales in the $2 million or more category have reached all times ...
11/29/2014
There’s Nothing Wrong With Big But Try Small… Small Business Saturday   With stores opening as the turkey has yet to be served in many homes, I will not say anything bad...nor say something is wrong with big retailers...after all I spent many years in big retailing prior to real estate.  Working ...
11/27/2014
Happy Thanksgiving 2014   Whether you are going over the river and through the woods or driving down a freeway.     Whether you will be with the family you grew up with or with the friends who feel like family.   Maybe a combination of the two.    Regardless of the size of the group, this is a wo...
11/26/2014
Los Angeles Window Shopping - Father’s Office at Helms Bakery District   After an appointment I stopped at the Helms Bakery District in Los Angeles(www.helmsbakerydistrict.com) a collection of furniture retailers and restaurants who share a storefront in the former Helms Bakery building.   On my ...
11/26/2014
Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS®  23rd Annual Wreath Auction   On Friday, December 5, 2014 the Charitable Foundation of the Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® (PFAR) will present its 23rd Annual Wreath Auction. The event will be held at the Altadena Town & Country Club.     Th...
11/25/2014
Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I received last week.   Sitting an open house.   Have you heard the term?   I don’t know about you but it’s one of my pet peeves.   Sitting an open house.  I cringe just writing the term.   I know open houses may not ...
11/23/2014
Pasadena CA Condos at 277 Pleasant Street Pleasant Villas For Sale   This is a recap of the Pasadena condos for sale located at 277 Pleasant Street. Pleasant Villas is a 51 unit condominium complex located east of Marengo Avenue north of California Boulevard.   In this report, I will share recent...
11/23/2014
Los Angeles Times Hot Property Hits The Big Three-0   It’s a special weekend in Los Angeles.   Yes, the sun is shining and the weather has dipped to low temps in the 50s at night. Yes, Fall is here.   Practically perfect, some might say, unless you are a USC football fan.   I digress…   In what s...
11/22/2014
Los Angeles CA Affordable Monterey Hills Condos Muir Terrace For Sale   This is a recap of Muir Terrace condos for sale along with a recap of market activity for the affordable Monterey Hills complex.   Statistical information for this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing serv...
11/22/2014
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