Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a recession no later than

Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most recent Existing Home Sales Report

Should I Sell My House This Year?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentiment in the housing market. Even with all the information overload

2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the
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Community Corner June 2019

June Community Corner Video June Highlights Summer, Summer, Summer, and school is out!! Discover a great site that will help you find all types of events and things to do and places to go for the Summer and all years round. Including FREE  things for the kids to do. Check out Mommy Poppins below. The
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Seniornote January 2018

Why Universal Design, Age-friendly Cities Matter When you’re healthy, spry, and experience no barriers to getting around, it’s hard to imagine the tremendous impact an illness or physical disability can have on day-to-day life. It’s probably one reason that many disregard all the talk about universal design and age-friendly cities. Robbyn BattlesRobbyn Battles selling real
4th quarter closed sales

La Canada 4th Quarter Closed Sales

La Canada Closed sales for the 4th quarter 2017 are in the books. From October 1 -December 31 La Canada recorded 50 closed sales. A fun interactive Online valuation page allows you to see a side by side comparison with the closed sale price and the infamous Zillow Zestimate. You can click on the blue

2014 Real Estate

What will 2014 real estate bring to sellers and buyers in the Foothills of La Crescenta, La Canada-Flintridge and our surrounding neighborhoods? Sellers prices will remain strong and may see a slight increase in their homes value. Buyers become very savvy and are willing to pay a premium if the home has great qualities and