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Smart Tax Options

  Though you don’t have to rely on a tax professional to prepare your taxes, there are several systems that can serve as a virtual assistant for you. Online programs available can guide you through your business and personal taxes. Below is an outline of the benefits of three of the most popular programs that have the reputation for taking the stress out of the process. TURBOTAX: Turbotax offers a variety of options for filers to enter their W-2's and 1099... Continue Reading >

Is Your Information Safe Online?

Technology has launched us all into a new era of information and access. Though extremely helpful, this new era requires a higher level of security, so that our platforms and personal information remains safe. Use the information below to add an additional layer of security when utilizing the internet.      Stay connected with real estate tips, updates, and events throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley area. With several listings, events, sold properties, and more to share, be sure to follow me on Facebook, Instagram,... Continue Reading >

Why Understanding the Market Matters

Understanding the real estate market gives window into several areas necessary when picking where and when to buy or sale your home. Knowing and understanding the rise or fall of the market can position you to not only make a smarter choice when working with your realtor, but a more profitable one as well. Take a look at these two areas in which understanding the market really matters.  Gaining the full economic picture is one of the most valuable components... Continue Reading >

Smart Simple Strategies for Saving in 2018

Saving is one of the top 5 new year's resolutions according to a survey by Neilson and continues to be a goal for many throughout the year. Achieving this goals takes a plan of action because though many desire to save, very few people are able to consistently save the amount necessary to reach their goals. Whether you are desiring to buy a new home, save for a child's tuition, plan a move, or build your 401K, effective saving habits... Continue Reading >

Candy Cane Lane In Woodland Hills

It's that time of the year again, so don't miss the festive light displays found in Woodland Hills. Candy Cane Lane is one of the famous holiday events in the San Fernando Valley and is truly a sight to see. Found at the beginning of Lubao Ave and Oxnard St is the eight-square-block area of holiday homes decorated with lights and festive attractions. You can drive through or decide to walk through! It's a beautiful sight to see, attracting children... Continue Reading >

Market Report

Let's take time to review some of the changes that have taken place and what that may mean for future home sellers and buyers. By tracking the data (seen below) found in LA County we can plan ahead, understand the current climate, and utilize the current benefits of buying and selling now.  As seen above, the median sale price has increased! Excellent news for sellers with a premium offering. Median price increases are especially positive for those found in the valley... Continue Reading >

Take a Walk this Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving almost here, one of Los Angeles's largest events is approaching! The Great Los Angeles Walk is a free urban hike starting on one side of the city and ends 17 miles on the other side. Walkers can hop on or off wherever and whenever they'd like. It's a wonderful gathering of all ages of people enjoying the city and yes, being thankful for this place we call home.  Date: Nov 18, 2017 More details found here.  Stay connected with real estate... Continue Reading >

Veterans Home Giveaway Sweepstakes

Realtor.com® and Veterans United Home Loans, a VA purchase lender, are giving back to our veterans and military service members by launching a $250,000 Veterans Day Home Giveaway Sweepstakes. This contest will give an award of up to $250,000 to a military service member or veteran to put towards the purchase of a new home. Realtor.com® is encouraging all veterans and military service members to apply and have until October 29, 2017 to submit their info here or copy and paste the... Continue Reading >

3bd 3ba Sold!

  This beautiful three bed, three bath townhome in Lake Balboa is now SOLD. Built with many amenities, this spacious townhome boasts over 1200 sq ft. with an open floor plan in a gated community. Congratulations to the new owners and to the sellers whom I had the privilege of working with. If you or someone you know is also interested in selling or buying their home, contact me here or call (818) 876-3111.  Stay connected with real estate tips, updates, and events... Continue Reading >

Why is Everyone Saying YES to Los Angeles?

Why Los Angeles? Los Angeles attracts a plethora of out-of-state home buyers from every walk of life, industry, and lifestyle. With over 75 miles of prime coastline and altitudes 9 ft below sea level, one might ask, "What can't you do in LA?" Los Angeles is one of the few places where you can run, ski, fish, bike, and hike all in the same day.  Here are 3 of the top reasons people are sooo attracted to this great city!  LIFESTYLE: It's... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

23925 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, Ca 91302
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Office 818-876-3111
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