Pasadena, CA Real Estate News

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
A Look At Heritage Walk Townhomes in Pasadena This is a real estate market update for the Heritage Walk townhome complex in Pasadena.   In this report, I will share year-to-date information regarding activity so far in 2017 along with a sales recap of the previous four years.  All statistical data has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all activity in the complex. Heritage Walk was built in 2000 by Southern California developer The Olson Company who has done quite a few in-fill projects in mature well-established Pasadena neighborhoods.   This 38 unit complex features multi-level living.   With up to three bedrooms, three baths some of the floor plans at Heritage Walk were marketed as an ideal option for live-work options when they were origin...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Condos at 484 East California Boulevard in Madison Heights Neighborhood  This is an overview and real estate market activity report for the condos located at 484 East California Boulevard in the Madison Heights neighborhood of Pasadena.  In this report I will share information about the complex as well as sales activity so far in 2017 with a recap of sales for the previous five years.  The statistical information included here has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls)and may not include all transactions in the complex. 484 East California makes a distinctive and bold architectural presence from its location at the southeast corner of California Boulevard and Los Robles Avenue,.   Built in 1983,  the 45 units include a variety of single and multi-level floo...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Condos in Old Pasadena 80 North Raymond Avenue This is a real estate market activity report for the condos in Old Pasadena located at 80 North Raymond Avenue, a 24 unit condo complex built in 1996. In this report, I will share sales information regarding activity so far in 2017 along with a recap of the five previous years.  Statistical data has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Are you looking to live in a vibrant urban environment?  Do you want to be steps away from abundant shopping and dining?   Does living close to multiple museums sound appealing to you?  Does the idea of going to a movie sound more appealing if you don’t need to worry about finding a place to park?   Would you like to have light rail ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Mentor Terrace Single Level Condos in Pasadena 91106 This is an overview and market activity report for the Mentor Terrace single level condos in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information about the complex and the location.  I am including a recap of real estate activity so far in 2017 as well as a look at closed sales for the previous five years.  The statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Mentor Terrace was built in 1988 as apartments and then underwent an extensive renovation of the common areas and individual units during its transformation to condominiums in 2008.  As part of the renovation, the kitchens were transformed with European-style cabinetry while th...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Dove Creek Townhomes in Pasadena This is an overview and real estate market activity report for the Dove Creek townhome community in the city of Pasadena(zip code 91107).  In this report I will share information about the community along with market activity so far in 2017 plus a recap of sales for the previous three years.  All statistical data has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.  Built in 1988, Dove Creek consists of 48 paired townhomes with multi-level floor plans featuring three or four bedrooms. The townhomes feature a soothing pleasant exterior color scheme complemented by mature landscaping.  Each has an attached garage. Some of the units have small back yard areas while others have terraces. There is...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Bridgewater Townhomes with Garages in Pasadena I was just thinking about the Bridgewater townhome complex the other day and then a new listing popped up on my multiple listing hotsheet. Funny(and you may be thinking yeah and a little odd too) how that happens at times.   So I decided to take a look at market activity in this small Northeast Pasadena (zip code  91104) townhome complex. I am going to share information about the townhomes, the new listing along with a recap of sales for the previous six years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions.  That covers a lot of time but as you will soon see...not a lot of activity. Bridgewater is a 24 unit townhouse development on the north side o...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Chalk Festival 2017  On Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, 2017 the 25th annual Pasadena Chalk Art Festival was held at Paseo Colorado.    It was a particularly hot weekend in Pasadena although not as hot as last year according to some(but you didn’t hear that from me).  As promised I am including some photos shared by the creative I Maddonari(chalk artists) in attendance.   While still impressive, I don’t know but it may have been a combination of heat, uncomfortable shoes and/or a cranky mood(yeah, I admit it) but I wasn’t exactly feelin’ the chalk spirit this year.   More than in past years, the crowds made taking photos more of a challenge for me. Still it is an amazing event that everyone should experience at least once.     In addition to the cre...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
500 East Del Mar Blvd Pasadena Condos For Sale and Market Update This is a real estate market activity report for the condominium complex at 500 East Del Mar Boulevard in Pasadena 91101.  It is located at the southwest corner of Del Mar and South Oakland Avenue.  In this report I will share activity so far in 2017 as well as full year sales results for the previous three years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Built in 1984, the professionally managed complex consists of 36 condos in a variety of single and multi-level floor plans with two or three bedrooms.   The building makes a distinctive modern architectural statement with its bold, clean lines. A reflecting po...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Collection West Condos 160 South Hudson Avenue Pasadena Collection West is a condominium building located at 160 South Hudson Avenue.   The building has a distinctive modern appearance and was built in 2004.   There are 73 units in the building as well as one retail space.   The floor plans range from studio units to two bedrooms/two baths and approximate square footages from a little over 500 to over 1100.   Features include(which vary by unit and floor plan):  nine foot ceilings, fireplaces, washer-dryer connections and balcony/patio areas.  Pasadena Collection West is a professionally managed building with weekday concierge service.  The well-maintained complex has a pretty courtyard with spa as well as a fitness center.   Parking is subterranean with one or two parking spac...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Bishop’s Court Townhomes With Garages in Pasadena 91106 This is a real estate market activity report for the Bishop’s Court townhome complex in Pasadena 91106.   In this report I will share information about activity so far in 2017 as well as a recap of closed sales for the previous five years.  Statistical data for this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Bishop’s Court was built in 1984 by Cantwell-Anderson and consists of 17 multi-story townhomes with two bedrooms.  Each bedroom has its own bath and there is a powder room on the main living level.  The architecture is influenced by the Arts and Craft movement which is quite popular in Pasadena and each townhome has a walled patio entry which enha...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival This Weekend June 17, 2017 and June 18, 2017 Paseo Colorado   300 East Colorado Boulevard  Father’s Day Weekend Saturday, June 17, 2017Sunday, June 18, 2017 Each day 10AM - 7PM 25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival  Paseo Colorado300 East Colorado Boulevard - Pasadena 91101 FREE to view  Artists have 20 hours to complete their presentation and many will complete on Saturday and use Sunday for those important finishing touches.   It’s been called the largest festival of its kind in the United States(Guinness World Record, 2010). Learn more about the festival and other exciting events at Paseo Colorado by clicking here.    Early next week, I’ll share photos from this weekend but in the meantime see some photos from past festivals and check my slideshow fr...
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By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Pasadena Condos For Sale If you are looking to buy or sell a condo in Pasadena, California; then you have come to the right place. My website, www.pasadenacondosforsale.com, features all of the 235 Condo Communities within Pasadena, CA. Not only can you view photos, stats, a detailed description, HOA information & much more for each complex, but you can also do an extensive Pasadena Condo Search to find the perfect Pasadena Condo For Sale! Buying a Pasadena Condo is a different process than buying a single family residence, thus it is imperative that you hire an agent who knows the ins and outs of each complex. From whether the building is FHA approved, hat the reserves are, and even what the owner occupany rate is, all aspects are crucial in the Pasadena Condo Buying process.  When you...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In April of 2017, Trulia.com reported median homes sales gained 3.0% to $740,000 between March 8, 2017 to June 7, 2017 from the previous quarter of $720,000, and rose 1.4% from the price of $729,500 same time a year ago in 2016, in Pasadena, California.An average square foot for homes jumped 7.0% to $543 through June 7, 2017 from $591 same time a year ago in 2016 in Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about latest home sales market trends for Pasadena, California, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
California Rose Court Paired Homes in Pasadena Planned Unit Development   This is a real estate market activity report for the California Rose Court community in Pasadena zip code 91107.  In this report I will share properties currently on the market for sale, in escrow as well as sold so far in 2017 with a comparison to closed transactions for the previous four years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the development.   California Rose Court is a paired home community built by KB Homes(then known as Kaufman and Broad) in 1989 and 1990.  It is better known as a planned unit development(PUD).  The 168 home development is in Northeast Pasadena just north of Pasadena High School and...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Whispering Waters Mid Century Modern Condos in Pasadena  This is a real estate market activity report for the Whispering Waters condominium complex located at 1000 East Cordova Street in Pasadena.  This report reflects units currently on the market for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2016 along with a recap of closed transactions since 2010.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) may not include all transactions in the complex. Whispering Waters is an example of mid-century modern architecture built by Lionel V Mayell in 1960.  A city of Pasadena historic landmark, it consists of 30 single level relatively large floor plans ranging in size from one bedroom/one bath to three bedroom/two bath residences.   The abundant win...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Hastings Ranch Terrace Townhomes in Pasadena500 North Rosemead Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Hastings Ranch Terrace townhome complex in Pasadena(zip code 91107).  In this report I will share activity so far in 2017 with a recap of sales for the previous four years. Statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions in the complex. Hastings Ranch Terrace is adjacent to the Lower Hastings Ranch neighborhood at 500 North Rosemead Boulevard. The 31 unit townhome development with Craftsman-inspired architecture was built in two phases in 1994 and 2000. There is a small pool in the complex. The complex has easy access to both the Foothill(210)Freeway as well as the Sierra Madre Villa Gold Line light rai...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Can You Live Along Pasadena Millionaire’s Row For Less Than $1,000,000?   A Real Estate Market Activity Report For South Orange Grove Boulevard This is a market activity report for the condos and townhomes along the South Orange Grove Boulevard corridor in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold in the first five months of 2017 with a comparison to the same time period for the previous three years.   Statistical information in this report have been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may include all transactions in the area.     South Orange Grove Boulevard has been referred to as “Millionaire’s Row” as this palm lined street once was home to many large Pasadena estates in the early part of the 20th centu...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
   Arroyo Gardens On Oneida Street in Pasadena 91107 A Craftsman-Inspired Townhome Complex This is a real estate market activity report for the Arroyo Gardens townhome complex.   Located on Oneida Street between Sierra Madre Boulevard and Altadena Drive, Arroyo Gardens is in Pasadena zip code 91107 adjacent to the city of San Marino.    The complex was built in 1991 and features 18 townhomes with Craftsman-inspired architecture.   River rock and stonework along with exposed wooden structural elements combines with carefully chosen colors to create a look that is reminiscent of Pasadena in the early 20th century.    The two and three bedroom multi-level townhomes are surrounded by beautiful tree-dotted grounds and eye-catching mature landscaping.   There are no common area amenities such...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Altos Arroyo Townhomes A Pasadena Gated Community This is a real estate market report for the Altos Arroyo gated townhome complex in Pasadena which includes activity so far in 2017 as well as a recap of the previous four years. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.      Situated in a setting reminiscent of an intimate Mediterranean village, the 15 townhome complex was built in 1986 on a gently curving drive.   The dramatic multi-level residences range in size from approximately 2300 to nearly 3000 square feet of living with three to four bedrooms.   The interiors feature high ceilings, fireplaces, abundant windows and two car garages.   Common area amenities include a poo...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Oak Knoll Manor Condos at 111 South Oak Knoll AvenuePasadena Playhouse District This is a real estate market activity report for the Oak Knoll Manor condominium complex located in the Pasadena Playhouse District at 111 South Oak Knoll Avenue.  I will share closed sales information from 2012 through 2016 while providing a look at activity so far in 2017.   Statistical information in this report have been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. The complex was built in 1994 and consists of 28 two story townhouse-style residences in a four story building.  Each unit was built with two bedrooms and two-and-one-half baths and features a fireplace, in-unit laundry connections, high ceilings and depending on location within the...
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