As the 125th Rose Parade approaches on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, Pasadena’s Fire and Police departments are issuing the following safety tips for the thousands of overnight campers who will line the route on New Year’s Eve. The parade route will be a safer place if everyone follows the rules and regulations intended for the safety of all parade-goers.
Should Mixed-Use Development Be Allowed in San Marino?
The National Association of Realtors recognized the Arcadia Association of Realtors with a Gold Award for its 2013 Global Business Council Achievement Program at the 2013 REALTORS Conference & Expo in San Francisco....Read More
The headlines are full of good news for real estate markets across the country. After years of articles on foreclosures, short sales, and financial crisis, this positive press feels like a breath of fresh air. The mounting market momentum is increasing buyer and seller confidence, but it is also creating a bit of a frenzy....Read More
I am a firm believer that wisely preparing a home for sale is a vital step in the sales process. Buyers are greatly influenced by the ambiance of a home and are often affected by the owner’s furnishings and decorations. In addition, clutter and extraneous household items can be a distraction to viewers, hindering them from perceiving the overall space. Even though much of preparing a home for sale is superficial, these details make a big difference when showing the house....Read More
Responding to rising interest rates, growing levels of inventory, and high seller expectations, the San Marino real estate market has cooled a bit in the past two months. Home buyers seeking to purchase a home in the competitive San Marino market might not detect the change, but sales data shows a slight decrease in average sales price for both June and July of 2013....Read More
As the California real estate market changes, so does the vocabulary of real estate. Once common phrases from the real estate recession such as distressed property, short sale, and shadow inventory are fast being replaced as the real estate market improves by new phrases, such as equity sale, multiple offers, and “off-MLS” or “pocket” listings.
San Marino – Mark Dilbeck, President of Dilbeck Real Estate, formally welcomes Lori Hawkins as the new Branch Manager of the San Marino Office. Lori has worked in real estate marketing and sales for 34 years. In 2008, Lori and her husband joined Dilbeck Real Estate. When asked why she chose Dilbeck Real Estate she said, “Dilbeck’s business practices are in alignment with my personal philosophies. In this fast changing market, Buyers and Sellers deserve to be represented by the best educated and equipped Sales Agents who consistently exceed their client’s expectations.”
Pending home sales in California were higher in February than January but lower than in February of 2012, while the number of distressed properties on the market is falling, the California Association of Realtors reported today.
Pending home sales in California were higher in January than in December or in January of last year, posting their strongest gain in nearly four years, the California Association of Realtors reported today.