Hello and Welcome

We would like to welcome you to the city’s premier real estate blog. Chances are you received our new mailer this week and have decided to check in and find out what this is all about. Our goal is to provide you with Up2date information regarding Pasadena, Altadena and South Pasadena real estate. For a … Read more

March Sales Results Disappoint

The March sales numbers are out and just when we thought things were improving, and the outlook was more optimistic, we see that March was down about 24% from last year. Let me remind you that this is right on the heels of a 17% increase for January and February. So lets examine the tea … Read more

You get what you get and you don’t get upset

Last week a top State official called for a ban on risky loans. At issue are so called “stated loansâ€? or “liar loansâ€? as they are affectionately referred to in the industry. These are loans in which an applicant merely indicates an income amount and provides no supporting documentation. These loans typically carry a higher … Read more

Early Signs Show Improving Conditions

During the past several years of the housing boom you could set your watch by when the Spring Selling Season was upon us. The market instinctively began to move upward in late March and early April. This was evidenced by the highest number of recorded sales between May through August. The number of houses that … Read more