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The Gardens! Now in Escrow

1617 Westmont Drive in The Gardens has just come on the market.  With 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 1434 square feet, the rooms are large and open.  There is a private 2-car garage across an equally private patio.  There are two master suites plus a convenient powder room on the lower level, and all is in sparkling clean condition.  Don't wait!  $549,000.  In escrow.  I told you not to wait, but did you listen? Nooooo. [ngg src="galleries" ids="95" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]...Continue Reading!

Just Listed in Valmonte!

3704 Via Cardelina is the kind of cosmetic Valmonte fixer that everyone is looking for -- 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (and the second bath is NOT at the back of the kitchen like so many)  + office, one level on a quiet street.  The 2-car garage has direct entry into the house and there is ample yard on the side and in back.  Features that great Valmonte climate.  Beat the Spring rush and get the kids in the PV Schools...Continue Reading!

March 2020 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: Out here in the real estate world, interest rates are still holding in the mid to high 3%’s for a 30-year fixed rate conventional loan.  You can get the high 2%’s for one that is fixed rate for 5 to 7 years, but it then goes to adjustable.  To me this doesn’t make sense unless you just can’t qualify at the 3.75% 30 year fixed.  Interest rates are so low these days and it makes sense to lock them...Continue Reading!

January 2020 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: I can hear Barbara Walters now – “This is 2020”.  In honor of 2020, let me be the first to employ hindsight in looking at the rather interesting real estate market in 2019:  at the beginning of 2019 we were just minding our business when the market got extremely active – by March or so there was almost nothing for sale and what there was was often selling at aberrantly high prices.  This came upon us unexpectedly and, if you’re one of my recent customers,...Continue Reading!