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Another Property Sold - 1475 Mirasol Drive, San Marino, CA 91108
Posted on 08/23/2019
Another Property Sold - 1475 Mirasol Drive, San Marino, CA 91108
Beautiful home located on a peaceful street in San Marino. Close to all amenities and elementary, middle and high schools. First time on the market in 50 years. Both, interior and exterior show the unique characters of this lovely home. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms with 1,924 sq ft of living space. Situated on a large lot (9,495 sq ft per Assessor). There is a formal living room and dinning room and solid oakwood floors throughout. The kitchen is very spacious and airy. The dinning room opens to the porch and park like professionally landscaped backyard. Great for entertainment with a good size pool. The garage is currently...
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9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 now has a new price of $2,480,000!
Posted on 08/20/2019
9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 now has a new price of $2,480,000!
Huge Price Reduction! Best value, beautiful home in prime BHPO with tremendous mountain view. Nestled at the end of quiet cul-de-sac. This stunning Spanish style home features 5 suites, 6.5 baths, with 4488 sqft of living space on a 63993 square foot lot. Walled and gated, with a two story foyer entry, formal living room and dining room. The Gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances and is open to Family room. The French doors lead out to a large grassy yard and tiled patio. Full pool bath with shower next to family room provides convenience. There is a 1 bedroom suite downstairs and 4 bedroom suites upstairs. The grand master suite...
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423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/20/2019
423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
The back unit is for lease. Owner just extensively renovated the whole house. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious living room, kitchen. The master suite in the back has its own access to the back yard. Very convenient location. In cal-de-sac neighborhood, close to 10 freeway, close to downtown of Monterey Park. It's in Alhambra school...
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Security Tips Keep Your House Safe
Posted on 08/18/2019
Security Tips Keep Your House Safe
Many are often overwhelmed by the situations that come with moving such as stress and the need to adjust to a new environment. In this excitement, it is easy to divert attention from the security of the house to other things. You are probably saying 'It is a new home and should be safe by default.' The truth...
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6109 Hart Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $1,298,000!
Posted on 08/18/2019
6109 Hart Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $1,298,000!
A beautiful home located north of Las Tunas Drive in the award winning Temple City School District. This 2902 Sqft home features 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms on a 7846 SF lot. 3 car garage provides a lot of storage space. Double front door leads you to an open and bright living room with vaulted ceilings. The spacious kitchen, featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, is very open to a good sized family room. There is one bedroom and full bathroom on the main floor. Upstairs boosts two bedrooms sharing one full bathroom with good separation from the Master Suite that overlooks the entire backyard. Owner owned solar...
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7663 St Andrews Road, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/15/2019
7663 St Andrews Road, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 is now new to the market!
Stately Mediterranean home in the renowned community of Rancho Santa Fe Farms. Live in luxury an top-level community golf course and 24-hour gated security. This home has a formal entry and an East and West wing with the sparkling pool being the centerpiece. French doors leading to the out door spaces let light stream in. There are three private patios and a library in addition to its 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Master suite boasts a double sided fireplace with a romantic sitting area, expansive walk-in closet, and a marble and granite finished bath. Many outdoor entertaining...
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Getting Ready to Afford a Mortgage
Posted on 08/11/2019
Getting Ready to Afford a Mortgage
The cost to attend university continues to rise, putting pressure on students to afford an education. While some universities assist their students, many raise their prices to contend with operating costs. As a result, students leave school with mounds of debt that impede their quality of life. Paying off student loans starts by laying the appropriate groundwork, which...
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Mortgage From an Online Lender?
Posted on 08/04/2019
Mortgage From an Online Lender?
There is a reason why online lenders like Quicken Loans have amassed millions of customers over the past few years. Actually, there are a number of reasons. Here are a few just for starters. Accessibility Anyone with a phone or home internet connection can apply for a house loan online. Wherever you are in the country, you can...
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Another Property Sold - 5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
Posted on 08/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
Huge Price Reduction!!! Beautifully remodeled vintage home is situated in the heart of historic Temple City with award winning Temple City Schools. This 1244 Sqft home features many updates including a renovated kitchen with all new cabinets, enameled cast iron sink, quartz countertops, under-cabinet LEDs, electrical upgrades, dishwasher, and microwave. The charming bathroom is fresh and bright also featuring a beautiful tile motif and designer vanity with upgraded LED lighting. New flooring and beautiful paint scheme make for a stunning home you must see. A naturally bright living room with its classic chimney provides a warm gathering...
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Do You Know The TRUE Cost of Home Ownership?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Do You Know The TRUE Cost of Home Ownership?
You found the perfect home. It has everything you want from location to bedrooms to that art studio in the back, AND the mortgage payment will be lower than or the same as your current rent. You got qualified for the loan and the agent has all the paperwork ready to go. So that’s it, right? Time to...
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423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/28/2019
423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
Two houses on one lot. Conveniently located invert desirable area in the city of Monterey Park. Cul-De-Sac neighborhood with nice curb appeal. Easy access to 10 freeway. Close to schools, hospital,shopping centers and other amenities. The front unit features 1 bedroom 1 bath, 800 SQ ft. It was remodeled in 2013 and well maintained. The back unit features 3 bedrooms 3 baths,1547 SQ ft and extensively renovated. New flooring throughout. Dual pane windows does. New window blends. New kitchen appliances. New counter tops in the whole unit. Big lot size of 7848 SQ ft. Huge Fuava tree with lots of fruits. Yr here is a big suite with it's own...
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423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/27/2019
423 Florence Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91755 is now new to the market!
Two houses on one lot. Conveniently located in very desirable area in the city of Monterey Park. Cul-De-Sac neighborhood with nice curb appeal. Easy access to freeway 10. Close to Schools, hospital, shopping centers and other amenities. The front unit features 1 bedroom 1 bath, 800 sqft. It was remodeled in 2013. Has been well maintained. The back unit features 3 bedrooms 3 baths, 1516 sqft. Just extensively renovated. New flooring through out. Dual pane windows. New wndow blends. New kitchen appliances. New counter tops in the whole unit. Big lot size of 7848 SF. Huge Guava tree with lots of fruits in back yard. There is a big suite with...
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