UCLA Report Predicts Continued Weakness in Real Estate Market, Local Realtors Say Otherwise

By Donna Balancia Demand for housing in California is weak and new housing construction is expected to slow throughout the state, including in Pasadena, in 2019 and 2020, according to a new economic study by UCLA. But local Realtors say the outlook remains sunny for existing home sales in the Pasadena area. In his latest… Keep reading

The Buyer Wanted The House And The Car. The Seller Countered With The Cat.

By Neal J. Leitereg In today’s market, more than 80% of sellers make concessions to close the deal, according to Zillow. The most common concessions include appliances, repairs and price reductions, but can occasionally involve a unique item or circumstance. Perhaps the most famous concession was attached to the 2016 sale of the Playboy Mansion…. Keep reading

Here’s what $700K buys around LA

By Elijah Chiland Here’s a Spanish-style home sitting on a grassy 5,993-square-foot lot in easygoing Altadena. The house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, spread across 1,391 square feet of floor space. Inside are wood floors, French doors, and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room. Behind the house is a large back deck and… Keep reading

Neutra-Designed Midcentury Modern Home on the Market

By Adrienne Gaffney In 1957, renowned architect Richard Neutra built a hillside home in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., for John Rados, a fellow Austrian immigrant, and his wife. ‘They wanted a very clean, simple house. Simple in that it was very smooth lines and stuff like that,’ says their grandson, Bob Rados, Jr. His grandfather… Keep reading

Welcoming Spanish bungalow asks $669K in Pasadena

By Elijah Chiland  Up in northern Pasadena, close to the Altadena border, you’ll find this homey Spanish bungalow, built in 1925. The house sits on a tree-lined residential street in the shadow of the San Gabriel Mountains, with a grassy lawn and a covered front porch alongside the entrance. Inside are original wood floors, French doors, casement… Keep reading

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