How do you Downsize?

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Downsizing offers many benefits (as shared HERE), but the thought of downsizing and parting ways with your belongings can be stressful. Where do you start? What do you keep? What do you toss? How will you move-on without everything – without bringing your “cherished belongings” into your tighter space? First off, take a deep breath… Continued

November 5, 2020

Downsizing for the Better

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Although moving can be a bittersweet experience, downsizing may have its own challenges – as you try to decipher how and where you’ll home all your current possessions. That said, moving to a smaller home and subsequently downsizing, offers many benefits. First off, as mentioned in previous blogs, there currently is a strong demand for… Continued

November 5, 2020

Luxury Real Estate – An Increase in Demand & Opportunity

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According to the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM), “With quarantine concerns still top of mind for many luxury buyers, we see large, sprawling estates making their comeback. For instance, the last six months have seen a resurgence in the buying of mega mansions and estate-size homes – specifically properties that offer space (both inside… Continued

October 2, 2020

Southern California’s home sales prices on the rise!

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Southern California’s home sales prices on the rise! With more folks working from home and children taking on virtual learning, individuals and families are not only pushing to get out of their cramped spaces, but they’re pursuing to take advantage of record low interest rates. The average 30 year fixed mortgage rate is currently standing… Continued

September 4, 2020

Creating a Virtual Learning Space

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As the 2020 – 21 school year begins to open – for many, the year will be off to a remote instruction / distance learning model. These unchartered grounds can bring confusion, frustration, and anxiety to parents, students, and even teachers. That said, below are a few tips to help you optimize your home for… Continued

August 6, 2020

COVID 19 and Its Impact On Homebuyers When House Hunting

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COVID 19 and Its Impact On Homebuyers When House Hunting – Although the CoronaVirus (COVID 19) has created unprecedented and confusing times, the real estate market has remained strong! Homebuyers are and will continue to search for and purchase a home for themselves and/or their family. That said, however, the sought out features in a… Continued

August 6, 2020

Local CoronaVirus Testing Centers

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The San Gabriel Valley Tribune recently reported: “As of Tuesday June 30, 2020, there were 14,051 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in San Gabriel Valley communities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Pasadena Public Health Department. There have been 487 total COVID-19 deaths in the San Gabriel Valley. In the… Continued

July 3, 2020

New Area Code for the 909 Region

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If 2020 wasn’t strange enough, get ready for a new area code. Starting July 25, 2020, the area code “840” will be added to the 909 region, thus requiring phone customers to dial 1 plus the area code before they dial a phone number. Currently the following areas use the 909 area code: the southwestern… Continued

July 3, 2020