How the Tax Overhaul Affects Homeowners

The Glendale CA Impact Of Tax Overhaul Bills

How will Glendale Ca homeowners be impacted if the proposed tax overhaul bills become law? **Update 12/21/2018** The tax reform bill is now passed into law. Here are some key points from the National Association of Realtors: • Capital gains exclusion. In a huge win for current and prospective homeowners, […] Read more »

Glendale CA 2018 Economic Forecast

Glendale Economic Forecast 2018

If you are thinking about making a move in 2018 you are certainly wondering about the 2018 economic forecast for Glendale and Beyond. Leslie Appleton Young, chief economist for The California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out an awesome forecast every year. Young’s accuracy track record is impressive and I […] Read more »

Glendale Real Estate Market Report

This has to be one of the strangest quarters in my residential real estate career. Not only are the number of available homes way down, when they should be way up for spring…. the number of new listings coming on the market is the lowest I’ve ever seen. Which means that […] Read more »

Market Report Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta

Market Update- Are Prices Softening?

As a whole, sales prices in Glendale, La Canada and La Crescenta are NOT softening… but asking prices are “at risk”. This means higher priced homes are staying on the market, longer, and we are seeing an increase in price reductions. Here is what our sales activity looks like: The […] Read more »

The California Market

Market Update- What about 2017?

In 2017 we will see modest gains in price and inventory in the housing market in California. Leslie Appleton-Young is the chief economist at the California Association of Realtors.  In her latest update on the market, Young  explored a number of issues facing the California homeowner. Our Economy  We are […] Read more »

The California Market

The Market Feels Different…..

The market feels different right now.  Actually, it’s been shifting for the last month, or so. There are fewer phone calls on my active listings.  There are fewer offers.  Multiple offers are still common, but we’ve gone from 5 – 10 offers down to two or three.  The buyers seem […] Read more »

Deukmejian Park

La Crescenta Market Report, April 2016

Uh-oh.  Looks like we are headed for a repeat of last spring/summer’s crazy time.  Were you paying attention to the La Crescenta real estate market last July?  Oiy- it was… interesting.  Let’s dive into the numbers for this month. The green bars shows us how many homes were on the […] Read more »

Alex Theater

Glendale Market Report, April 2016

The spring market is in full swing.  Lots of new listings on the market, but there are lots of eager buyers, too.  Is it still a home seller’s market in Glendale?  Let’s do the numbers. Long time readers will note a small change in this chart.  Normally I talk about the […] Read more »

Pasadena, Cal Tech at night

Pasadena Market Report February 2016

There are few places lovelier than Pasadena in spring.  Ok, there’s Paris… but outside of that?  Nah.   Looks like inventory is starting to crawl out of the winter doldrums.  Good thing, too.  Our open house traffic is up exponentially- the buyers are out there to BUY.  The number of […] Read more »

La Canada Market Report February 2016

Spring is in the air, Descanso Gardens is glorious and the mock orange is in full pollen production. Joy.  Inventory is starting to climb out of the winter blues and more homes are coming on the market in that magic $1,500,000 sweet spot. The “Migrate to La Canada Schools” season […] Read more »