Pasadena, CA Real Estate News

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival This Weekend June 17, 2017 and June 18, 2017 Paseo Colorado   300 East Colorado Boulevard  Father’s Day Weekend Saturday, June 17, 2017Sunday, June 18, 2017 Each day 10AM - 7PM 25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival  Paseo Colorado300 East Colorado Boulevard - Pasadena 91101 FREE to view  Artists have 20 hours to complete their presentation and many will complete on Saturday and use Sunday for those important finishing touches.   It’s been called the largest festival of its kind in the United States(Guinness World Record, 2010). Learn more about the festival and other exciting events at Paseo Colorado by clicking here.    Early next week, I’ll share photos from this weekend but in the meantime see some photos from past festivals and check my slideshow fr...
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By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Orange County
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Pasadena Condos For Sale If you are looking to buy or sell a condo in Pasadena, California; then you have come to the right place. My website, www.pasadenacondosforsale.com, features all of the 235 Condo Communities within Pasadena, CA. Not only can you view photos, stats, a detailed description, HOA information & much more for each complex, but you can also do an extensive Pasadena Condo Search to find the perfect Pasadena Condo For Sale! Buying a Pasadena Condo is a different process than buying a single family residence, thus it is imperative that you hire an agent who knows the ins and outs of each complex. From whether the building is FHA approved, hat the reserves are, and even what the owner occupany rate is, all aspects are crucial in the Pasadena Condo Buying process.  When you...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In April of 2017, Trulia.com reported median homes sales gained 3.0% to $740,000 between March 8, 2017 to June 7, 2017 from the previous quarter of $720,000, and rose 1.4% from the price of $729,500 same time a year ago in 2016, in Pasadena, California.An average square foot for homes jumped 7.0% to $543 through June 7, 2017 from $591 same time a year ago in 2016 in Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about latest home sales market trends for Pasadena, California, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
California Rose Court Paired Homes in Pasadena Planned Unit Development   This is a real estate market activity report for the California Rose Court community in Pasadena zip code 91107.  In this report I will share properties currently on the market for sale, in escrow as well as sold so far in 2017 with a comparison to closed transactions for the previous four years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the development.   California Rose Court is a paired home community built by KB Homes(then known as Kaufman and Broad) in 1989 and 1990.  It is better known as a planned unit development(PUD).  The 168 home development is in Northeast Pasadena just north of Pasadena High School and...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Whispering Waters Mid Century Modern Condos in Pasadena  This is a real estate market activity report for the Whispering Waters condominium complex located at 1000 East Cordova Street in Pasadena.  This report reflects units currently on the market for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2016 along with a recap of closed transactions since 2010.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) may not include all transactions in the complex. Whispering Waters is an example of mid-century modern architecture built by Lionel V Mayell in 1960.  A city of Pasadena historic landmark, it consists of 30 single level relatively large floor plans ranging in size from one bedroom/one bath to three bedroom/two bath residences.   The abundant win...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Hastings Ranch Terrace Townhomes in Pasadena500 North Rosemead Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Hastings Ranch Terrace townhome complex in Pasadena(zip code 91107).  In this report I will share activity so far in 2017 with a recap of sales for the previous four years. Statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions in the complex. Hastings Ranch Terrace is adjacent to the Lower Hastings Ranch neighborhood at 500 North Rosemead Boulevard. The 31 unit townhome development with Craftsman-inspired architecture was built in two phases in 1994 and 2000. There is a small pool in the complex. The complex has easy access to both the Foothill(210)Freeway as well as the Sierra Madre Villa Gold Line light rai...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Can You Live Along Pasadena Millionaire’s Row For Less Than $1,000,000?   A Real Estate Market Activity Report For South Orange Grove Boulevard This is a market activity report for the condos and townhomes along the South Orange Grove Boulevard corridor in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold in the first five months of 2017 with a comparison to the same time period for the previous three years.   Statistical information in this report have been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may include all transactions in the area.     South Orange Grove Boulevard has been referred to as “Millionaire’s Row” as this palm lined street once was home to many large Pasadena estates in the early part of the 20th centu...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
   Arroyo Gardens On Oneida Street in Pasadena 91107 A Craftsman-Inspired Townhome Complex This is a real estate market activity report for the Arroyo Gardens townhome complex.   Located on Oneida Street between Sierra Madre Boulevard and Altadena Drive, Arroyo Gardens is in Pasadena zip code 91107 adjacent to the city of San Marino.    The complex was built in 1991 and features 18 townhomes with Craftsman-inspired architecture.   River rock and stonework along with exposed wooden structural elements combines with carefully chosen colors to create a look that is reminiscent of Pasadena in the early 20th century.    The two and three bedroom multi-level townhomes are surrounded by beautiful tree-dotted grounds and eye-catching mature landscaping.   There are no common area amenities such...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Altos Arroyo Townhomes A Pasadena Gated Community This is a real estate market report for the Altos Arroyo gated townhome complex in Pasadena which includes activity so far in 2017 as well as a recap of the previous four years. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.      Situated in a setting reminiscent of an intimate Mediterranean village, the 15 townhome complex was built in 1986 on a gently curving drive.   The dramatic multi-level residences range in size from approximately 2300 to nearly 3000 square feet of living with three to four bedrooms.   The interiors feature high ceilings, fireplaces, abundant windows and two car garages.   Common area amenities include a poo...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Oak Knoll Manor Condos at 111 South Oak Knoll AvenuePasadena Playhouse District This is a real estate market activity report for the Oak Knoll Manor condominium complex located in the Pasadena Playhouse District at 111 South Oak Knoll Avenue.  I will share closed sales information from 2012 through 2016 while providing a look at activity so far in 2017.   Statistical information in this report have been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. The complex was built in 1994 and consists of 28 two story townhouse-style residences in a four story building.  Each unit was built with two bedrooms and two-and-one-half baths and features a fireplace, in-unit laundry connections, high ceilings and depending on location within the...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Casa Pasadena Condos 1127 East Del Mar Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Casa Pasadena condominium complex located at 1127 East Del Mar Boulevard.   In this report, I will share information regarding sales so far in 2017 with a comparison to closed transactions for the previous five years.  Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all sales in the complex Casa Pasadena was built in 1967 as apartments and later converted to condominiums.  Its convenient location at the northeast corner of Wilson Avenue and Del Mar Boulevard is just north of California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and just west of Pasadena City College(PCC).  In addition to these two campuses, Casa Pasadena is close to nume...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Park California Condos at 497 East California Boulevard in Pasadena 91106 This is a real estate market activity report for the Park California condominium complex  located at 497 East California Boulevard(northwest corner of Oakland Avenue).  In this report, I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with sales for the previous five years.   Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Park California is a 74 unit condominium complex built in 1980 and is close to South Lake Avenue, Pasadena Playhouse District, Paseo Colorado and Old Pasadena where there are abundant shopping, dining and entertainment options.  There are numerous museums in t...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Affordable Condos at 2386 East Del Mar Boulevard   Del Mar Sierra This is a market update for the Del Mar Sierra condominium complex in Pasadena with a recap of units for sale and sold so far in 2017 with a recap of closed transactions for the previous four years.  Statistical information for this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all sales in the complex.   While the word affordable is very much related to location - I would include Del Mar Sierra as an example of affordable Pasadena real estate. Del Mar Sierra is located at 2386 East Del Mar Boulevard at the southeast corner of Sierra Madre Boulevard.  Built originally as apartments and later converted to condos, there are 84 single level floor plans ranging in size fro...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Del Mar Court Condos in Pasadena625 Del Mar Boulevard  This is a real estate market activity report for the Del Mar Court condominium complex in Pasadena.  I will share information regarding units currently on the market sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 as wellas a recap of closed transactions for the previous four years.  Statistical information in this report  has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions in the complex. Del Mar Court is located at 625 East Del Mar Boulevard at the northwest corner of El Molino Avenue in a central and convenient Pasadena location. Residents are close to South Lake Avenue, California Institute of Technology, Playhouse District, Paseo Colorado, Civic Center and Old Pasadena along with multiple...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Villa Corona Single Level Condos in Pasadena 235 South Holliston Avenue 245 South Holliston Avenue This is a real estate market activity report for the Villa Corona condominium complex in Pasadena.  There are two addresses for the complex: 235 South Holliston Avenue and 245 South Holliston Avenue.  In this report I will share information regarding current activity so far this year with a recap of the previous three years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.    With its location at the northwest corner of Del Mar Boulevard and Holliston, Villa Corona is just north of the campus of California Institute of Technology(Caltech) and west of Pasadena City College(PCC).   Addi...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Arroyo Creek Condos in Pasadena Are Nestled in Nature This is a real estate market activity report for the Arroyo Creek condominium complex in Pasadena.  In this report, I will share information about condos on the market for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with a recap of closed transactions for the previous five years.  Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Located near the Arroyo Seco where you will find The Rose Bowl. Pasadena Aquatic Center, Kidspace Museum and Brookside Golf Course, the gated Arroyo Creek condo complex offers an idyllic setting.  The wooded environment definitely feels as if it is nestled in nature with lush landscaping and a creek which runs throu...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
 Surfwood Point Condos In Pasadena 1097 East Blanche StreetThis is a real estate market activity report for the Surfwood Point condominium complex in Pasadena 91106.  In this report I will share information regarding units for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 along with a recap of closed transactions for the previous four years. Statistical information included in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Surfwood Point is 49 unit condominium complex built in 1988 located at 1097 Blanche Street just north of campus of California Institute of Technology(Caltech) and east of Pasadena City College(PCC).  I would describe the architecture as Modern Cape Cod.  The prime location is just east of popul...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Castlegate Condos in Pasadena 330 West California Boulevard This is a real estate market activity report for the Castlegate condo complex in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding units on the market for sale and sold so far in 2017 as well as a recap of sales for the previous three years. Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.    Located at 330 West California Boulevard just east of famed Millionaire’s Row on South Orange Grove Boulevard, the complex was built in 1974 and consists of 48 single level condominiums.  The units range in size from one bedroom to two bedrooms and den(often marketed as three bedrooms).   Quite spacious the approximate square footages rang...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Granada Court Condos in Pasadena 700 East Union Street This is a real estate market activity report for the Granada Court condominium complex in Pasadena 91101.   In this report I will share information regarding properties for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2017 with a comparison to full year sales for the previous four years.  The statistical data in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Granada Court is located at 700 East Union Street at the southwest corner of Oak Knoll Avenue just north of the Pasadena Playhouse and Colorado Boulevard where the annual Tournament of Roses parade passes each January.  The 31 unit complex was built in 2005 and 2006.   Designed by architects and urbanists Mou...
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By James Muhammad, RE/MAX Vision
(RE/MAX Champions)
741 E. Claremont St. Pasadena 91104 - Diamond In The Rough741 E. Claremont St. Pasadena 91104 Description:This Spanish style Pasadena home is all the potential to be a great investment opportunity for a investor or family  looking for a property to buy or flip in the city of Pasadena a s it continues to appreciate in value. The property is permitted as a Duplex with 2 bed + 1 bath on the first floor, and 1 bed and 1 bath on the second floor. But it is currently being used as a SFR and not as a duplex.  It also features a large lot, solar panels that are paid off, and garage that was originally for 2 cars, but one side has been closed off converting it to a 1 car garage. There is also an additional bedroom and bathroom connected to the garage likely to not be permitted. This property nee...
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