By Zorik Dadoyan, Residential and Commercial Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
So I called Zillow to discuss taking up some banner ads on the search pages and when I asked about Granada Hills, the associate said that Granada Hills was searched more than any other city in the San Fernanvo Valley!! What a surprise, no wonder the houses dont last on the market longer than 20 days in Granada Hills.
Single Family Residence Time Period Number of Sales Median Sale Price Aug 2010 4,358 $345,000 Aug 2009 4,757 $330,000 Jul 2010 4,549 $350,000 Jul 2009 5,228 $325,000 2010 YTD 39,939 $340,000 2009 54,058 $325,000 Condominium Time Period Number of Sales Median Sale Price Aug 2010 1,435 $319,000 Aug 2009 1,619 $349,000 Jul 2010 1,542 $315,000 Jul 2009 1,958 $371,000 2010 YTD 13,503 $321,000 2009 18,387 $336,000
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Men best show their character in trifles, where they are not on their guard. It is in the simplest habits, that we often see the boundless egotism which pays no regard to the feelings of others and denies nothing to itself. Arthur Schopenhauer