Going to the Rose Parade, 2017

It’s been years since I attended the parade, live and in person. I guess it is my right as a So Cal native to take the parade for granted.  However, in the name of being the Ambassador for my neck of the woods, I thought I would put together a […] Read more »

Itech MLS Pick of The Week – Pasadena Mid Century

Pasadena steals the heart of another Glendale CA home lover.   Here are the thoughtful marketing remarks from the listing agent: This Contemporary-styled Mid-Century home was originally built in 1957 and renovated by Architects Rodney Ross/Deborah Rachlin of Pasadena. Located in the prestigious 91105 San Rafael area of Pasadena, this […] 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 »

Pasadena, Ca City Hall

Pasadena Market Report December 2015

Bottomline: Inventory and sales dropped like a rock in December, but this isn’t much of a surprise.  This happens ever year in December.  The bigger surprise was the drop in average price… perhaps I should explain… Everywhere the same story is playing out.  It seems like every homeowner said, I […] Read more »

Old Town Pasadena Alley

Pasadena Market Report, November 2015

It looks like a lot of people are buying homes for the holidays in Pasadena, CA! Predictions are useless… Last month I told you that the number of new sales contracts rose sharply in October and that I expected that number to come down in November. It is ALWAYS dangerous […] Read more »

Holiday Events in Glendale and the Foothills

It’s the most wonderful time…. of the year! Here is a run down of the events of the season: Montrose/ La Crescenta Montrose Christmas Parade, Dec 5  – The quintecential small town event.  Everybody in this town is either in the parade or related to someone in the parade.  Santa […] Read more »

Old Town Pasadena Alley

Pasadena Market Report October 2015

I see more For Sale signs in Pasadena! Why, yes, yes you do.  The great news is the Pasadena home market is coming out of the summer doldrums with a bang!  We have more inventory and more new contracts than we have had all year long, and I am excited […] Read more »