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The Trianon Condos in Pasadena CA The Trianon condominium complex is located on prestigious South Orange Grove Boulevard in the city of Pasadena. The address of the complex is 535 South Orange Grove Boulevard just north of California Boulevard on the west side of the boulevard.  This premier loca...
Orange Grove Village in Pasadena CA Orange Grove Village in Pasadena is a community of 122 townhomes set on approximately ten acres of rolling greenbelts with mature lush landscaping. The community is comprised of one and two level townhomes constructed in 1975.   Orange Grove Village townhomes a...
Discover Surfwood Point in Pasadena CA Built in 1988, Surfwood Point is located at the Southeast corner of Cordova and Wilson in the city of Pasadena with the address of 1097 Blanche Street.   This highly desirable and close-in location is just north of Caltech(California Institute of Technology)...
Let’s Add This To Our Homebuying Checklist!It’s pretty common to have prospective home buyers bring a list of requirements for their new home when.  When meeting with a new home buyer(whether they purchasing their first or their ultimate home) it is important to determine “must haves” versus “hop...
San Marino Market Update San Marino is a city in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California.   Well-manicured single family homes on tree-lined streets are the order of the day - you’ll find no apartments or condos in this small city.   The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Gardens is a ...
SPAM Surprise  SPAM Surprise is not a new recipe.   Yesterday, as I was looking at my home page I saw a pleasant surprise -- 100 extra points added to my account from Active Rain with the message - Thank You For Being Our Eye in The Sky.    SPAM is burdensome, so if you see it as a comment on som...
Sellers:   Should You Counter Every Offer? When you list your Pasadena or San Gabriel Valley home, townhome or condo for sale with me, we will have a discussion about expectations including how will offers be handled.  We will discuss the various scenarios that may take place and the different op...
You Will Need To Answer This Question Are you considering a home purchase?   You will need to answer this question(in fact, there will be many) but there is one that is quite important.   You probably have a checklist, maybe it’s in writing or just in your mind -- your must haves, like to haves a...
Market Update in South Pasadena South Pasadena is where small town charm and ambience meet big city convenience. Tree-lined streets with character homes coexist happily with modern architectural hillside homes with spectacular views in this city that often fills in for Anywhere USA in film, telev...
Chalk It Up - 20th Annual Pasadena Chalk FestivalThis past weekend was the 20th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival.  Held at Paseo Colorado, it was reported in the Pasadena Star News that the two day event brought in more than 100,000 to view the creations of approximately 600 artists creating their ...

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