Local Market Update 

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SGV Market Overview

Mortgage Rates

U.S. averages as of

September 25, 2014:


30 yr. fixed:   4.20%

15 yr. fixed:   3.36%
 1 yr. adj:       2.43

Janice Lee
Luxury Properties Director
540 South Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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What You Need To Do To Your House Before Fall 


As summer fades out and the first hints of fall arrive, thoughts start to turn to boots and sweaters and parkas and snowball fights. But before we start changing out our wardrobe and preparing for snowfall, there are a few things we should do to our home.



3 Home Renovations For Maximum ROI 


The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Marketing Index (RMI) for Q2 2014 has a composite score of 56, up three points from Q1. A reading over 50 indicates that more homeowners and remodeling firms are reporting renovation activity versus inactivity. Large jobs costing over $25,000 scored a 54. The RMI has now been above the 50-point mark since April of 2013.
Big Or Small: Which Size Home Is Best For You? 


This can be a tricky question to answer. Partly because our needs change over the years and decades. After kids leave home, maybe smaller is better but prior to that, maybe a bigger home is what you're seeking-room for the kids, dog, and tons of the kids' sleepover friends.