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Dec. 15, 2014

Preventive Rain Maintenance for Your Home in California

Rain Maintenance for your Home

We haven't seen much rain in California, but when it does rain it truly pours. When it pours we have a ghastly amount of mudslides, flooding, trees falling, roof leaks and a few more distresses that home owners encounter. It is absolutely important to perform preventive measures that can ...

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Nov. 27, 2014

What Gift Are You Getting Your Home This Holiday?

A new paint job? New kitchen appliances? New bathroom décor? New air filters? New copper or plastic pipes?

home updatesTo some, these all sound like daunting tasks or a wallet eater but all of these gifts we contribute to our home may indeed increase its longevity and value! This idea ...

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Nov. 17, 2014

The Buying Adventure of a Condo or Townhouse!

Pasadena is one of the greatest places for buyers looking for beautifully upgraded and remodeled condos and townhomes.  New ones are also being built near the downtown area (Old Pasadena).  With these great property opportunities come very important questions that a buyer should review before heading into the buying process ...

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Feb. 17, 2014

Pasadena's Home Selling Season is Here!

Real estate is pretty cyclical, that is, it's pretty cyclical in a normal market.  Our home sales have been anything, but normal in recent months.  Homes for sale are scarce and buyers are struggling to get their offer accepted.

Home sellers that are thinking of selling their property are ...

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Jan. 10, 2013

9 Real Estate Tax Questions Pasadena Homeowners Must Ask

9 real estate tax questions to askI know it's no fun thinking of taxes when we just welcomed in a New Year, but as a real estate agent working in Pasadena, I thought I'd share with you some thoughts to reflect on.  

Now is the time to start putting together records and information for ...

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Aug. 29, 2012

Lock Bumping - Is Your Pasadena Home Safe?

A gentle reminder to all the home buyers in or outside of Pasadena.  CHANGE your locks and hire a great locksmith!


Congratulations! Escrow is closed and you just received the keys to your new Pasadena home.

Before you move into your new home, most Pasadena real estate agents will ...

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June 21, 2012

Pasadena Home Inventory Sorely Lacking

Multiple Offers... Shortage of Homes... Heated real estate market!  

All of the above seem to be the norm in the last month or so.  Pasadena home buyers are finding themselves rushing to be the first one to see a house for sale and hoping that they will not have to ...

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March 29, 2012

Should you Buy or Rent a Pasadena Home?

Should I buy or rent a home in Pasadena?

As long as I've been selling real estate, this question comes up.  Actually, I take it back... it has come up even before I got into the  real estate business.  You hear it at "get togethers", as you're sitting ...

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March 20, 2012

National Mortgage Settlement Affects Pasadena Home Inventory

Now that we understand what Shadow Inventory is and how the Robo Signing fiasco created a backlog of distressed homes waiting to be released on the Pasadena real estate market, let's take a look at what role the National Mortgage Settlement plays in all of this.

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March 18, 2012

How Will Shadow Inventory Affect Your Home Price?

A couple of weeks ago, federal government and Attorneys General in 50 states reached a settlement with major banks called the National Mortgage Settlement.  I’m sure you have read and seen from the newspapers and on tv about the current state of affairs in the real estate market and ...

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