Pasadena, CA Real Estate News

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Condos and Townhomes Along The  South Orange Grove Boulevard Corridor  A Look At This Very Special Market This is a real estate market activity report for the condos and townhomes along the South Orange Grove Boulevard corridor.   Often called Millionaire’s Row for the grand mansions and estates which lined this wide palm-lined street, South Orange Grove consists of many different condominium and townhome complexes many with expansive and beautifully landscaped garden and lawn areas which are unique to the area.    Tournament House or the Wrigley Mansion is a hub of activity this time of year in anticipation of The Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game on Monday, January 2, 2017.   The theme for the parade has been chosen. The Grand Marshalls have been named and the Roy...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena CA Orange Grove Village Townhomes with Garages This is a real estate market activity report for the Orange Grove Village townhome complex in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding units currently available for sale as well as a recap of closed sales so far in 2016 with a comparison to transactions for the previous four years.   All statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions in the complex.     While the appearance of Orange Grove Village may be similar to many townhome communities across Los Angeles County and throughout the country, it is a bit unusual for Pasadena. By the way although the appearance is similar to the Orange Grove Village II townhomes they are separate complexes.  The vast ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Orange Grove Village II Townhomes with Garages in Pasadena This is a real estate market activity report for the Orange Grove Village II townhome complex in Pasadena.  I will share information regarding townhomes for sale along with year-to-date sales along with a recap of closed transactions for the previous three years.   Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Built in 1977, the gated complex consists of 53 townhomes with private two car garages. There are two or three bedroom floor plans and up to two-and-one-half baths.   The professionally managed association  is arranged around several clusters of residences.  There are beautifully landscaped grounds with a pool, spa, loung...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Casa Serena Condos in Pasadena at 420 South Madison Avenue Units For Sale and Market Update This is a at real estate market activity report for the Casa Serena condominium complex in Pasadena.  Located at 420 South Madison Avenue between Del Mar and California boulevards, the complex was built in 1970 as apartments and later converted to condos.   With 48 single level units, the floor plans offer one or two bedrooms and two baths. They are quite spacious too with just under 1000 to over 1300 approximate square feet of living. Each has a private balcony or patio area.   Professionally managed, Casa Serena offers well-maintained common areas and grounds which includes a pretty pool area in a central landscaped courtyard  There is a lobby entrance and two elevators.   The hallways are extr...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Upper Hastings Ranch NeighborhoodHomes For Sale and Market Update This is a real estate market activity report for the Upper Hastings Ranch neighborhood in Pasadena.  Hastings Ranch is situated in the northeast area of Pasadena(zip code 91107) adjacent to the San Gabriel foothills adjacent to the city of Sierra Madre.  It consists of three separate neighborhoods:  Lower Hastings Ranch, Upper Hastings Ranch and Hastings Heights.   The Upper Hastings Ranch neighborhood is situated north of Sierra Madre Boulevard, west of Michillinda Avenue, south of the Hastings Heights neighborhood and east of the Eaton Canyon Golf Course.    This  neighborhood was first developed in the early 1950s.  Although Pasadena is not known for its large scale tract developments, there are more than 1000...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Lower Hastings Ranch Neighborhood Homes For Sale and Market Update  This is a real estate market activity report for the Lower Hastings Ranch neighborhood in Pasadena.  Hastings Ranch in Pasadena(zip code 91107) consists of three separate neighborhoods:  Lower Hastings Ranch, Upper Hastings Ranch and Hastings Heights.    In my report, I will share information for the single family homes for sale, in escrow along with closed transactions for the first nine months of 2016 for Lower Hastings Ranch.   In addition, I will include a comparison to closed sales in the same period for the previous two years for each neighborhood.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhoo...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Historic Highlands Landmark District in PasadenaPasadena Historic Highlands Homes For Sale and Third Quarter 2016 Real Estate Market Update  This a real estate market activity report for the Historic Highlands neighborhood in Pasadena for the first nine months of 2016.    Statistical information included in this report has been gathered from our local multiple service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions. In this report I will share a recap of homes on the market for sale and in escrow as well closed sales from January through September.  Additionally, I am including a recap of closed sales for the same January through September period for the previous two years. Historic Highlands consists of approximately 715 per the community website.  The neighborhood was organized in the 1990s...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
 This is a real estate market activity report for the Chapman Woods neighborhood of Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding homes for sale, in escrow and closed transactions in the first nine months of 2016 with a comparison to the same period for 2015.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all transactions in the community.    Chapman Woods is a neighborhood located in unincorporated Los Angeles County with a Pasadena address in zip code 91107.  It is located near major freeways and the Gold Line light rail station at Sierra Madre Villa.  There are numerous shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation and cultural options nearby either in Pasadena or the city of Arcadia. The neighb...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Bungalow Heaven Historic Homes For Sale and Market Update  This is a real estate market activity report for the Bungalow Heaven Historic Landmark District in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding homes currently available for sale sale along with those in escrow and a summary of sales in the first nine months of 2016 with a recap of closed sales in the same period for the past two years.   All statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all transactions in the neighborhood. Bungalow Heaven is the first historic landmark district in Pasadena.  The boundaries are between Washington and East Orange Grove boulevards on the north/south and Lake and Hill avenues west/east.   There are many architect...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Condos and Townhomes in Madison Heights Neighborhood This is a real estate market activity report for the condos and townhomes in the Madison Heights neighborhood of Pasadena, California.  I will share information regarding properties currently on the market and in escrow as well as sales results from January through September of 2016.   There is also a comparison to closed transactions in the same nine month period for the previous two years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not reflect all activity in the neighborhood. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. As I did for my recap of activity for homes for the same period in Madison Heights, I use the following general boundaries for Ma...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Madison Heights Homes For Sale and Third Quarter 2016 Market Report This is a real estate market activity report for the Madison Heights neighborhood in Pasadena.  In this report, I will share information regarding homes for sale along with those in escrow and sold in the first nine months of 2016.    Additionally, I will recap sales data for the same January through September time period for the previous two years.  All statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood.   It is from sources deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. According to the Madison Heights neighborhood website the boundaries are Lake, El Molino and Los Robles avenues to the east and south, Marengo ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Brigden Ranch Pasadena Neighborhood Homes For Sale and Market Update  This is a real estate market activity report for the Brigden Ranch neighborhood in Pasadena.  In this report I will share information regarding homes for sale, in escrow as well as closed sales for the first nine months of 2016 along with a sales recap of the same period for the two previous years.    Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood.  Brigden Ranch is located in the Northeast section of Pasadena. The general boundaries of the neighborhood for purposes of this report(which do extend beyond the traditional borders) are Galbreth Road on the north including the cul-de-sac streets of Eastlyn and W...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Washington Square in Pasadena Market Update This is a real estate market activity report for the the Washington Square Landmark District in Pasadena.  It is the second historic district established in the city and was formed in 2003.  The district is comprised of approximately 250 homes primarily built between 1910 and 1940 in a variety of architectural styles on tree-lined streets. In this report, I will share information regarding homes available for sale, in escrow and sold in the first nine months of 2016 with a comparison to the same period for the previous two years.   Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood. The district’s borders are Mountain Avenue(south), El M...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
North Pasadena Heights Landmark District Neighborhood Market Update This is a real estate market activity report for the North Pasadena Heights landmark district.    In this report, I will share information regarding homes for sale and sold in the first nine months of 2016 with a comparison to sales in the same period in the previous two years.     Statistical information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood.   The boundaries of this small Pasadena neighborhood are Paloma Street on the south, Whitefield Road on the north between Hill and Allen avenues. Homes in North Pasadena Heights neighborhood range from small bungalows to large estate-sized homes.  Larger homes are prevalent on Mountain Avenue and Cas...
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By Teri Barton, eXp Realty of California Inc.
( eXp of California Inc.)
Among Pasadena CA events coming soon is the Taste of South Lake, where you’ll find mouth-watering delights, entertainment and great shopping opportunities.Approximately 25 restaurants on South Lake Avenue will serve up food for the 8th annual event presented by the South Lake Business Association and co-sponsored by Corporate Center Pasadena. In between delicious morsels you can watch live cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs, listen to music performances by internationally known bands and visit a vendor village.The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. The free outdoor festival is held at Corporate Center Pasadena at 251 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena. The event has been called “Pasadena’s largest culinary celebration.”Sample some fine eats in Pasadena CAHere are ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena Daisy Villa Neighborhood Homes For Sale and Market Update    This is a real estate market activity report for the Daisy Villa neighborhood for the first nine months of 2016.  In this report I will share information regarding homes for sale, in escrow and closed between January 1 and September 30 along with sales results for the same time period for the previous two years.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions.    I have heard on more than one occasion that the Daisy Villa name brings a smile to the face of many who of you who have read my reports over the years. - I appreciate that you read these Pasadena neighborhood updates. The origin is from two streets in the neighborhood ...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In September of 2016 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices declined 2.0% to $717,000 in the 3rd quarter of 2016, from $735,000 of previous quarter, but gained 5.8% of $678,000 from the 3rd quarter of 2015 in Pasadena, California.An average square foot for homes jumped 6.0% to $514 in 3rd quarter of 2016 from $484 from the 3rd quarter of 2015 in Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at Pasadena, California in the 3rd quarter of 2016, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Pasadena South Orange Grove Blvd CorridorCondos and Townhomes Market Report  This is a real estate market activity report for the condos and townhomes along the South Orange Grove Boulevard corridor in Pasadena.   Often called Millionaire’s Row for the grand mansions and estates which lined this wide palm-lined street, South Orange Grove consists of many different condominium and townhome complexes many with expansive and beautifully landscaped garden and lawn areas which are unique to the area.   This report includes those currently on the market for sale, in escrow and sold in September and for the first nine months of 2016 along with a recap of results for the same periods for the previous two years.  Statistical data has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls).  I...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Lofts and Condos in Old PasadenaReal Estate Activity ReportThis is a real estate market activity report for the lofts and condos in the Old Pasadena district.   In this report I will share a recap of units for sale, in escrow and closed transactions for the first nine months of 2016 along with sales information for the same period for the previous two years.   Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood.   Old Pasadena offers a more urban lifestyle within steps of well-known stores and unique boutiques, more than 100 restaurants, cafes and intimate bistros along its 22 historic blocks and alleyways. Entertainment and cultural options are abundant as well. There is a Gold Li...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
    This is a real estate market activity report for the Greentree condominium complex in Pasadena which is located at 818 South Marengo Avenue.  In this report I will share information of results so far in 2016 along with a recap of the previous three years. Information has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the complex. Greentree is a 30 unit condominium complex with single level units ranging in size from one bedroom/one bath to two bedroom/two baths in a variety of floor plans. Built in 1981, the condos feature fireplaces, in-unit laundry connections and balcony or patio areas. The professionally managed complex features a pool, spa, lounge area and walkways open to a beautifully landscaped courtyard area.   There is el...
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