How To Get a Down Payment for a Home

Do you want to buy a Glendale Ca home but lack the 20% down payment? Read on for some ideas on some down payment resources ideas! The Glendale CA market is difficult for first-time buyers. Prices and interest rates are rising, the lack of available homes for sale leads to […] Read more »

What The Heck is an ADU?!

Have you heard the buzz?  California passed a law that makes ADU legal everywhere in California. Which begs the question… What the heck is an ADU and why should I care? (the following quotes come from a Memorandum published by the California Department of Housing and Community Development ) An ADU […] Read more »

Our Favorite Glendale Things

I recently asked some of my Glendale Locals for their favorite thing (person, place, event, etc) in Glendale and the Foothills. I loved the answers- many are gems I had forgotten about, some were completely brand new and I can’t wait to try them out.  I was also blown away by […] Read more »

What Do I Have To Do To Sell My Home?

When it comes time to sell a home, most homeowners want to know what they have to do. The quick answer is, “nothing” Any home can sell, exactly the way it is, as long as the price is right. The real question is… What do I need to do to get […] Read more »

5 things to do for homesellers

First 5 Things Every Home Seller Needs to Do

Congratulations! You’ve made a huge decision to sell your home. Here are the 5 most important things you should do, first. Find your Realtor I realize this sounds a bit self-serving, but identifying the Realtor who will guide you to sale experience that hits all of your goals is critical. […] Read more »

Meet Steve O’Bryan

I am super excited to bring back the super cool photography of Steve O’Bryan. We are having our reception to celebrate his art and all DIGGS proceeds from the sales will benefit the Dad’s Club Robotics Team. Steve’s photography is arresting. He considers himself a “street photographer” which means he […] Read more »

Cool places to break a sweat around Glendale, CA

There are endless ways to break a sweat in the Glendale and La Crescenta Foothills. We have great hiking trails, fabulous parks and a YMCA that can’t be beat. But if you are looking for a smaller, more personalized way to get fit this year a small studio can offer […] Read more »

1450 El Mirador, Pasadena

Stunning Mid Century Atrium Home

This is a stunning post and beam Mid Century Modern home in Pasadena Ca that has two separate atriums in the home! We have design challenges with just ONE atrium, figuring out how to properly utilize two give me the hives. Interestingly, this home was last sold only 2 years ago and […] Read more »

2018 Pasadena Rose Parade- Insider Tips

Last year I took my own advice and went to the Pasadena Rose parade for the first time in years. It was easy and hassle free. Here is an updated version of my insider, native’s guide to the 2018 Pasadena Rose Parade. Here is a great map of the parade route. […] Read more »

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 »

It’s Time To Give Back

This is the time of year where we count our blessing and consider helping those less fortunate than ourselves. The recent round of fires in our foothills highlights how fragile our lives are and how strong our community can be! A few days ago we posted ways for concerned people […] Read more »