Pasadena, CA Real Estate News

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Casa Pasadena Condos 1127 East Del Mar Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Casa Pasadena condominium complex located at 1127 East Del Mar Boulevard.   In this report, I will share information regarding sales so far in 2017 with a comparison to closed transactions for the previous five years.  Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all sales in the complex Casa Pasadena was built in 1967 as apartments and later converted to condominiums.  Its convenient location at the northeast corner of Wilson Avenue and Del Mar Boulevard is just north of California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and just west of Pasadena City College(PCC).  In addition to these two campuses, Casa Pasadena is close to nume...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Park California Condos at 497 East California Boulevard in Pasadena 91106 This is a real estate market activity report for the Park California condominium complex  located at 497 East California Boulevard(northwest corner of Oakland Avenue).  In this report, I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with sales for the previous five years.   Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Park California is a 74 unit condominium complex built in 1980 and is close to South Lake Avenue, Pasadena Playhouse District, Paseo Colorado and Old Pasadena where there are abundant shopping, dining and entertainment options.  There are numerous museums in t...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Affordable Condos at 2386 East Del Mar Boulevard   Del Mar Sierra This is a market update for the Del Mar Sierra condominium complex in Pasadena with a recap of units for sale and sold so far in 2017 with a recap of closed transactions for the previous four years.  Statistical information for this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all sales in the complex.   While the word affordable is very much related to location - I would include Del Mar Sierra as an example of affordable Pasadena real estate. Del Mar Sierra is located at 2386 East Del Mar Boulevard at the southeast corner of Sierra Madre Boulevard.  Built originally as apartments and later converted to condos, there are 84 single level floor plans ranging in size fro...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Del Mar Court Condos in Pasadena625 Del Mar Boulevard  This is a real estate market activity report for the Del Mar Court condominium complex in Pasadena.  I will share information regarding units currently on the market sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 as wellas a recap of 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 reflect all transactions in the complex. Del Mar Court is located at 625 East Del Mar Boulevard at the northwest corner of El Molino Avenue in a central and convenient Pasadena location. Residents are close to South Lake Avenue, California Institute of Technology, Playhouse District, Paseo Colorado, Civic Center and Old Pasadena along with multiple...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Villa Corona Single Level Condos in Pasadena 235 South Holliston Avenue 245 South Holliston Avenue This is a real estate market activity report for the Villa Corona condominium complex in Pasadena.  There are two addresses for the complex: 235 South Holliston Avenue and 245 South Holliston Avenue.  In this report I will share information regarding current activity so far this year with a recap of 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.    With its location at the northwest corner of Del Mar Boulevard and Holliston, Villa Corona is just north of the campus of California Institute of Technology(Caltech) and west of Pasadena City College(PCC).   Addi...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Arroyo Creek Condos in Pasadena Are Nestled in Nature This is a real estate market activity report for the Arroyo Creek condominium complex in Pasadena.  In this report, I will share information about condos on the market for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with a recap of closed transactions for the previous five years.  Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Located near the Arroyo Seco where you will find The Rose Bowl. Pasadena Aquatic Center, Kidspace Museum and Brookside Golf Course, the gated Arroyo Creek condo complex offers an idyllic setting.  The wooded environment definitely feels as if it is nestled in nature with lush landscaping and a creek which runs throu...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
 Surfwood Point Condos In Pasadena 1097 East Blanche StreetThis is a real estate market activity report for the Surfwood Point condominium complex in Pasadena 91106.  In this report I will share information regarding units for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with a recap of closed transactions for the previous four years. Statistical information included in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Surfwood Point is 49 unit condominium complex built in 1988 located at 1097 Blanche Street just north of campus of California Institute of Technology(Caltech) and east of Pasadena City College(PCC).  I would describe the architecture as Modern Cape Cod.  The prime location is just east of popul...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Castlegate Condos in Pasadena 330 West California Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Castlegate condo complex in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding units on the market for sale and sold so far in 2017 as well as a recap of sales for the previous three years. Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.    Located at 330 West California Boulevard just east of famed Millionaire’s Row on South Orange Grove Boulevard, the complex was built in 1974 and consists of 48 single level condominiums.  The units range in size from one bedroom to two bedrooms and den(often marketed as three bedrooms).   Quite spacious the approximate square footages rang...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Granada Court Condos in Pasadena 700 East Union Street This is a real estate market activity report for the Granada Court condominium complex in Pasadena 91101.   In this report I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 with a comparison to full year sales for the previous four years.  The statistical data in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Granada Court is located at 700 East Union Street at the southwest corner of Oak Knoll Avenue just north of the Pasadena Playhouse and Colorado Boulevard where the annual Tournament of Roses parade passes each January.  The 31 unit complex was built in 2005 and 2006.   Designed by architects and urbanists Mou...
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By James Muhammad, RE/MAX Vision
(RE/MAX Champions)
741 E. Claremont St. Pasadena 91104 - Diamond In The Rough741 E. Claremont St. Pasadena 91104 Description:This Spanish style Pasadena home is all the potential to be a great investment opportunity for a investor or family  looking for a property to buy or flip in the city of Pasadena a s it continues to appreciate in value. The property is permitted as a Duplex with 2 bed + 1 bath on the first floor, and 1 bed and 1 bath on the second floor. But it is currently being used as a SFR and not as a duplex.  It also features a large lot, solar panels that are paid off, and garage that was originally for 2 cars, but one side has been closed off converting it to a 1 car garage. There is also an additional bedroom and bathroom connected to the garage likely to not be permitted. This property nee...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
  Living Along Pasadena Millionaire’s Row 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 four month 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 century.  Today, you will find differen...
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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 were unchanged 0.0% to $725,000 between February 4, 2017 to May 3, 2017 from the previous quarter of $725,000, but rose 3.6% from the price of $700,000 same time a year ago in 2016, in Pasadena, California.An average square foot for homes jumped 9.0% to $549 through May 3, 2017 from $502 same time a year ago in 2016 in Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about latest market trends for Pasadena, California, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
The Groves of Pasadena Affordable Condos This is a real estate market activity report for The Groves of Pasadena condominium complex located at 1310 East Orange Grove Boulevard.  In this report I will share information regarding units for sale and sold so far in 2017 with a comparison to closed transactions for the previous four years.    All statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions.  Although prices have increased in recent years, The Groves of Pasadena still offer a relatively affordable opportunity in the city.    The 58 unit The Groves of Pasadena complex was built in 1982 and is located at the southwest corner of East Orange Grove Boulevard and Holliston Avenue.   It is convenient to t...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Three Palms Condos in Pasadena 484 South Euclid Avenue This is an overview of the the Three Palms condominium complex in Pasadena 91101.  I will share market activity since 2010 as well as provide information for a new to the market listing.   Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Built in 1982, Three Palms is located at 484 South Euclid Avenue between California and Del Mar Boulevards  just west of Los Robles Avenue.  There are 24 one and two story condos in a garden courtyard setting with a distinctive water feature -- no long, dark hallways here -- the ambiance is quite nice.  The floor plans have two or three bedrooms and up to two-and-one-half baths with approximate square...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Lake at Walnut Condos in Pasadena931 East Walnut StreetThis is a real estate market activity report for the Lake@Walnut condominium complex in Pasadena 91106.  In this report, I will share information regarding activity so far in 2017 along with a recap for the years 2013 through 2016.  Statistical information in this report is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.  Lake@Walnut was built by Standard Pacific Homes and consists of 111 condominiums including five live/work loft units.  Eight different flat style and two story townhouse style condo floor plans range in size from just under 1000 to over 1500 approximate square feet.  Live/work units range from about 2000 to over 3000 square feet.  There is also ground level retail i...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Continental Court Townhomes in Pasadena 201 North Orange Grove BoulevardThis is a real estate market activity report for the Continental Court townhome complex in Pasadena 91103.   In this report I will share information regarding a newly listed unit on the market for sale as well as recent market activity.   Statistical information in this report is from our local multiple listing service(mls) unless otherwise noted.   Continental Court is located at 201 North Orange Grove Boulevard near the historic Prospect Park neighborhood. Prospect Park has numerous architecturally significant homes from the early part of the 20th century.  The Gamble House from Greene and Greene is located just north of the complex and is open to the public for docent guided tours.  It is an excellent example of ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Bungalow Heaven Landmark District in Pasadena First Quarter 2017 Market Update Special Reminder: 28th Annual Bungalow Heaven TourSunday, April 30, 2017 This is a real estate market activity report for the Bungalow Heaven Landmark District.  In this report I will share information for closed transactions from January through March 2017 along with a recap of sales for the same period in the previous four years.  Additionally you will find information regarding neighborhood homes on the market and in escrow. The statistical data in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all sales.   Established in 1989 as a landmark district in Pasadena, Bungalow Heaven has many architectural styles but the majority of the approximately 900 homes in t...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Historic Highlands Landmark District  First Quarter 2017 Real Estate Market Update   This a real estate market activity report for the Historic Highlands neighborhood in Pasadena for the first three months of 2017.   Statistical information included in this report has been gathered from our local multiple service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions. In this report I will share a recap of properties on the market for sale and in escrow as well closed sales from January through March.  Additionally, I am including a recap of closed sales for the same period for the previous three years. Historic Highlands consists of approximately 715 per the community website. The neighborhood was organized in the 1990s and became a Pasadena Historic Landmark District in 2008.  The neighbo...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
   Brigden Ranch Pasadena Neighborhood First Quarter 2017 Market UpdateThis is a real estate market activity report for the Pasadena Brigden Ranch neighborhood for the first quarter of 2017.  In this report I will share sales information for the first three months of the year along with a comparison to the same period in the previous three years.   I am also including neighborhood homes for sale and in escrow.  The statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in Brigden Ranch.   The information is deemed to be reliable but it has not verified and is not guaranteed. Located in the northeast area of Pasadena(zip code 91104), Brigden Ranch consists of a variety of architectural styles with influences from Spanish/Mediterranean...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Hastings Ranch in Pasadena Neighborhood Market Report First Quarter 2017 This is a real estate market activity report for the three Hastings Ranch neighborhoods of Pasadena.  I am sharing closed sales information for the first quarter of 2017 with a comparison to the same period for the previous three years.  In addition, I am including a recap of Hastings Ranch homes for sale as well as in escrow for each neighborhood.  All statistical information in this report is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood. As previously stated here, the Hastings Ranch neighborhood in East Pasadena consists of three separate neighborhoods: Lower Hastings Ranch, Upper Hastings Ranch and Hastings Heights.  The zip code for this area is Pasadena ...
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