Rose Parade Magic in Beautiful Pasadena And So Cal Real Estate

Those of us who’ve lived here all our lives at times take our “winter weather” for granted, yep when it gets down below the 60’s during the day we think we’re freezing, yet that’s almost balmy in Chicago for Jan.I can only imagine what it must be like to shovel your way out of the house vs. saying “please pass me the sunscreen Wilma…” read more →

So Cal Home Prices~A Foot at a Time in the OC

Orange County ~ Here’s a snapshot of re-sale home prices per square foot for closed sales in the OC. Home pricing for Orange County re-sales homes per square foot are for single family homes and condos alike. Comparisons are made between recent closings for the past 12 months ending 9/1/08 vs. 5/1/08. Anaheim  ~ $263 vs.$324 Anaheim Hills ~.. read more →

Brea Homes Sales Up in March 2008 ~ Real Estate Update

Sales for single family homes in the City of Brea almost doubled in March compared to Feb. 2008.   Brea is well known for excellence in education. The schools have been a strong asset for residents in our community. It’s often said Brea enjoys bigger city benefits, yet maintains a small town atmosphere. Many of us who live here.. read more →

Brea | California 92821 and 92823 | Real Estate Market Report | October 2007

Brea Real Estate Report Brea is a fine community with a balance of residential housing, business and commercial properties. The City is well known for excellence in education. The schools have been a strong draw for residents in our community. The real estate report for sales/market activity for October 2007: Single family homes ~ Pricing ranges.. read more →

Is Your Home About to Expire?

Oh no, just think about it, is your home about ready to expire? Well actually the components of your home. We’ve all heard horror stories of a “money-pit” right? I’ve recently been working on re-habing a 60 year-old home owned by my family, it’s the same house we lived in when I was a kid… read more →

Amazing Sunsets ~ Living in So Cal

Today was  an absolutely gorgeous day in beautiful Southern California.  We are fortunate to live in a place in which we can enjoy the outdoors year round and witness the most amazing sunsets. As a life-long California resident myself I can only imagine what others may think when they see the photos of the Pasadena.. read more →

Positioning vs. Pricing Your Home For Sale

Pricing for Today’s Market… Or Getting Ahead Of the Pack When evaluating a property and pricing a home properly how often do you consider  how you will be positioned for competitive properties? In today’s market it’s not enough to look at the comparable sales, while looking at the competition; it’s about getting ahead of it, getting.. read more →

Home Remodeling & Avoiding Costly Mistakes

As a Real Estate Broker I’m constantly asked about the remodeling and value of home improvements. Normally my answer is, it depends. Many different factors including geography can me a difference on your return of investment. Meaning your local, where you live in the U.S. Some improvements may be more suitable for one part of.. read more →