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LA Digs - Northeast LA Real Estate Blog

Welcome to LA Digs, the real estate and Northeast Los Angeles community blog written by Realtors Tracy King and Keely Myres.

Here, we share tips, market updates, and local news bits to keep you informed on what's happening in Northeast Los Angeles and the surrounding neighborhoods. Read on to learn about the latest in your neighborhood!

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We just sold this Highland Park craftsman for $93,515 over the asking price!

We just sold this Highland Park craftsman for $93,515 over the asking price!

Real estate in Highland Park just keeps getting hotter and hotter, as we can see from our latest sale. Listed for $549,000, we received 7 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price of $642,515, which is $93,515 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's Northeast Los Angeles real estate market.

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We just sold this eco-friendly home for $665,000!

We just sold this eco-friendly home for $665,000!

Hip, cool, contemporary, and green! This 2010-built single-family home is in one of the first small lot developments and LEEDS platinum certified projects in Los Angeles (built by the popular HeyDay Partners.) We negotiated a final sales price of $665,000 for this 2 bedroom home. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's Northeast Los Angeles real estate market.

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New home for sale! 5207 Lunsford Dr. in Eagle Rock

New home for sale! 5207 Lunsford Dr. in Eagle Rock

To invest in Eagle Rock real estate is to invest in the Eagle Rock dream that has made the neighborhood one of the hottest in the country! You can move right in to this updated, modernized and expanded 1928 Tudor and live the Eagle Rock dream ... right in the popular Dahlia Elementary school area, close to Eagle Rock Park, the Neutra Recreation Center, and the Eagle Rock Child Care Center.

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New home for sale! 4420 Toland Way in Eagle Rock

New home for sale! 4420 Toland Way in Eagle Rock

Located in the green hills of Eagle Rock is a traditional mid-century home just waiting for a family who wants to live the Eagle Rock dream! Not all homes in Eagle Rock have amazing views but this one does!

3 bedrooms and two bathrooms make this 1640 sq. ft. home feel both comfortable and spacious. There is a large master suite, re-modeled bathrooms with one seriously impressive shower, and a separate studio in the back perfect for an office space. The back yard goes on and on with areas for entertaining, gardening, and play, surrounded by iconic palm trees and views of the neighborhood.

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We just sold this Eagle Rock home for $108,000 over the asking price!

We just sold this Eagle Rock home for $108,000 over the asking price!

All signs point to homes in Eagle Rock continuing to be in-demand and it is a sellers market. How do we know? Behind this 1980 brown stucco exterior was a home bursting with potential! Listed for $599,000, we received 7 offers and negotiated a final sales price $108,000 over the asking price, selling it for $707,000. If you are thinking of make a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market in Northeast Los Angeles communities.

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Our clients just purchased this iconic La Canada ranch!

Our clients just purchased this iconic La Canada ranch!

Our boutique real estate firm doesn't live on Eagle Rock real estate alone. Our expertise, saavy and experience allows us to represent the interests of home buyers in nearby areas such as La Canada and Montrose. We represented the buyers in this sale and negotiated a successful offer against multiple bids, as the home was listed for $1,949,000, and sold for $2,055,500.

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Our clients just purchased this home for the list price!

Our clients just purchased this home for the list price!

The search for the perfect home for our client took us into the interesting world of San Fernando Valley real estate, the community of Sherman Oaks in particular. We captalized on our expertise and experience to deliver to our clients the home of their dreams. Listed for $625,000, we helped our clients purchase this home for that price while competing with multiple offers.

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We just sold this modern home for $1,200,000!

We just sold this modern home for $1,200,000!

Hip, cool and modern, this amazing 2011-built home features sunset views across the cityscape of nearby Glendale and into the San Fernando Valley. We negotiated a final sales price of $1,200,000 for this home. If you have been thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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We just sold this property for $1,269,000!

We just sold this property for $1,269,000!

Tucked away just off Hill Dr. in Eagle Rock, this 1932 Mediterranean had it all: location, amenities, & boundless character. We received two offers on this home and sold it for $20,000 over the asking price for a total of $1,269,000. If you are thinking of buying a home or selling your home, give us a call to discuss today's Eagle Rock real estate market.

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A new home for sale! 3230 Shasta Circle N is your Glassell Park retreat with guesthouse

A new home for sale! 3230 Shasta Circle N is your Glassell Park retreat with guesthouse

Of all the homes for sale in Glassell Park, this one is extremely special! Behind this 1938-built traditional ranch-style front is a unique Glassell Park retreat that offers a home full of happy surprises. The home has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus a guesthouse with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. Listed for $649,000.

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Eco-Friendly Contemporary home at 4776 Rock Row

Eco-Friendly Contemporary home at 4776 Rock Row

This Eagle Rock home is hip, cool, contemporary, and green! This 2010-built single-family home is in one of the first small lot developments and LEEDS platinum certified projects in Los Angeles (built by the popular HeyDay Partners.)

The floor plan is great: want a ground floor home office or master with bath and with a private patio garden?

Looking for that rarity in Eagle Rock, an attached 2-car garage with interior access?

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Highland Park Craftsman For Sale at 6157 Springvale Drive

Highland Park Craftsman For Sale at 6157 Springvale Drive

The charm of this well-preserved 1914 Highland Park home for sale welcomes you from the street,

with drought-tolerant succulents that flank the Arroyo stone porch.

Inside, original character abounds from the hardwood floors to the decorative fireplace to the built-in buffet that frames the dining area.

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Linda Vista Neighborhood in Pasadena, CA

Make no mistake. Homes in Pasadena, CA are in demand; especially homes in Linda Vista. 

Linda Vista is considered one of the wealthiest and largest neighborhoods in Pasadena.

Linda Vista is a suburban neighborhood located in the northwest corner of Pasadena.

This area of land sits on a slope between the Arroyo Seco and the San Rafael Hills.

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We just sold this property for $106,500 over the asking price!

We just sold this property for $106,500 over the asking price!

It's all about homes in Glassell Park these days, including income property! We just sold this 4-unit building in Glassell Park. The 1-bedroom units are fully rented and total over $4900/month income. Each unit offers outdoor space, views, a spacious floor plan, and all in a style that appeals to today’s tenant.

There is additional space to add another 4 units on the 2 lots which total over 17,000 square feet on a street-to-street configuration.

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We just sold this home for $138,500 over the asking price!

We just sold this home for $138,500 over the asking price!

Tucked away on a secluded hillside in Eagle Rock home right next door to Pasadena is a fantastic contemporary-styled home located at 1138 Glen Arbor.

Sunset views, a large, flat yard that is lush and private, and plenty of space - it's all here. 

Features include refinished hardwood floors, a family room with wet bar, ample storage space in addition to the spacious closets, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 3 off-street covered parking places.

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Lexington Heights Neighborhood in Pasadena, CA

Lexington Heights is an urban neighborhood in Pasadena, CA located south of Atchison Street and north of Washington Boulevard. Homes for sale in Pasadena, CA have always been in demand and home sellers rarely lose money on a sale. Lake Avenue creates the west boarder and Hill Avenue is on the east side. Lexington Heights is predominantly a residential neighborhood, but there is some new commercial development. The only school found in Lexington Heights is Longfellow Elementary School. However, Burbank Elementary School, Eliot Middle School and Pasadena High School are a part of Lexington Height’s district.

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We just sold this home for $52,000 over the asking price!

We just sold this home for $52,000 over the asking price!

Homes in Eagle Rock are on everyone's mind and this incredible home fits the bill. This move-in ready home is complete with everything needed to enjoy the summer and on! We received 4 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price of $621,000, which was $52,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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Charming Cottage at 433 N Avenue 66

Charming Cottage at 433 N Avenue 66

Nestled in between large pines, this charming, quintessential Garvanza cottage is your woodsy getaway from the city and a perfect illustration of why homes in Garvanza are in demand!

Vintage character is present throughout - from the window shutters outside to the built-in phone nook in the dining room to the hardwood floors throughout.

The kitchen continues the 1940s charm with a black and white checkerboard floor and original cabinets.

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We just sold this historic craftsman home in Garvanza

We just sold this historic craftsman home in Garvanza

Dreams come true at this sweet 1913 Craftsman bungalow in the popular Garvanza historic district. Garvanza real estate is typified by rolling neighborhoods lined with older character homes and this particular home is no different.

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What ACTUALLY Affects Interest Rates?

How do I get the lowest interest possible? This is one of the first questions a buyer asks when starting their search for a new home. We decided to bring in an expert to give you the real deal on what determines the interest rate you get.  Scott Groves with Movement Mortgage is a local lender who does a lot of business in this neighborhood.  Take it away, Scott!

"So, did you wake up today excited to read about Greece's debt restructuring plan?  Did you immediately got to CNBC to check the current price of the German "Bund" (their version of our treasury bonds)?  Were you waiting by your computer at 6:30 a.m. for the stock market's opening bell to see how the redemption rate and cash-flow of money in-and-out of stocks and bonds was going to affect mortgage interest rates?

Guess what, neither did I!

However, these are just a few of the many things that affect rates on an hourly basis.  

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