Local Market Update 

Please email janicelee@prula.com for your report - with subject line "City Report" - if your city is not listed above
SGV Market Overview

Mortgage Rates

U.S. averages as of

October 24, 2013:


30 yr. fixed:   4.13%

15 yr. fixed:   3.24%
1 yr. adj:        2.60%

Janice Lee
Luxury Properties Director
540 South Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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How Much Home Should You Buy? 


To buy the home that's right for you and your household, you may already have a dream home in mind. Then comes "what if we had a...?" Reality sets in - you've got McMansion tastes on a starter home budget.



Remodeling Projects That Add Value To Your Home 


Selling your home for more money is always top importance for sellers. However, sometimes they don't know how to add value to their home. Not all remodeling and maintenance projects increase the value of your home. Some may not even provide equal return on investment, at least not initially. Think solar. That may take a while to recoup the expense of the installation.
Design Tips That Light Up The Room 


What's hot in home decor? Festivals like the London Design Festival shed some light on the latest trends.


Among popular lighting looks this year is a totem-style floor lamp that has an electrical cord running up the center spine. Pulled taut and wrapped around the base of the lamp, the cable holds Ed Swan's "The Fine Line" light in place and upright. When let loose, the floor lamp can be disassembled or moved into different positions.