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Pasadena Home Selling Q&A - How Will We Decide Which Offer to Choose?   In Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley and in many neighborhoods in the adjacent Northeast Foothill areas within the city of Los Angeles, multiple offers and homes selling for more than the list price are common.   Home sellers ...
Congratulations on the Accepted Offer!  Don’t Celebrate Yet         Congratulations on your accepted offer.   Don’t celebrate yet!   Whether you are a seller or a buyer you’ve hit an important milestone.   But don’t break open the champagne.   Not yet.     There is still a long way to go until th...
Are You Submitting Offers Without Seeing The Home?     Buyers Remorse That Can Be Avoided     In many parts of the country, the real estate market is very active with multiple offers and properties selling over the list price.   This sounds like everything a home seller would love and even encour...
Pasadena CA - Homebuying Q&A - Why Won’t The Seller Respond to My Offer?     You’ve found it --- the perfect or as close to perfect-as-it’s-gonna-get Pasadena house for sale.  To say you are excited may be the greatest understatement of your days or weeks or months long search(I’m soooo sorry if ...
Pasadena Home Buying QnA - If The First Home You See is The Right Home, What Will You Do?       When I meet with potential home buyers in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, I ask lots of questions.   The questions are important but part of the process in buying a home is listening to what a hom...
Pasadena CA - Even in a Hot Real Estate Market, There Are Deals for Buyers         Even in a hot real estate market - such as the one we are experiencing in Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley and nearby foothill communities within the city of Los Angeles, there are buyer deals on homes to be found....
Are You Working With A Realtor?   When You Hesitate To Respond, I Know Something’s Up and It’s Probably Not Good       It seems like a simple enough question -- and I don’t ask it in a threatening way --   Are you working with a local Realtor?   What’s his/her name?   Great, oh I know so-and-so -...
If It Looks Like A Duck, Walks Like A Duck...Reasoning in the World of Real Estate...   If it looks like a duck Walks like a duck Swims like a duck   It must be a duck         In the highly competitive world of real estate in Pasadena CA...can it be said that a buyer who continues to write offers...
Pasadena CA - Open House Sunday, March 24, 2013 1-5PM The Greenery Condos                                             Who?   You - You’re Invited!  No RSVP necessary - come as you are.         What?   A New Listing and An Open House   Thoughtfully and extensively renovated one bedroom, one bath c...

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Your source for real estate information in the San Gabriel Valley and northeast communities of the city of Los Angeles including: Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Temple City, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Monrovia, Duarte, Bradbury, Azusa, Glendora, Claremont, Glendale and La Canada Flintridge as well as Highland Park, Monterey Hills, Eagle Rock, Mt Washington, Montecito Heights, Glassell Park and Sagamore Park.