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Just Sold

This three bed, two and a half bath, is now sold! Located on Foothill Blvd in Sylmar, this unit is now off the market and home to a fantastic family! If you or someone you know is seeking to buy or sell a home, reach out to me! My team and I would be more than happy to speak with you and offer you guidance every step of the way. Click here to contact me directly.  Let's stay connected: Facebook, Instagram,... Continue Reading >

Goal Setting Habits for Success!

  Develop a reasoning for wanting to achieve your goals, which is essential to your daily motivation in accomplishing each goal. Be sure to have a strong and clear reasoning, so that you stay motivated until success. Write each goal down carefully and with a detailed description. Be sure it is something you can accomplish in one year. If your goal takes more than one year, be sure to break down the goal into 3-4 checkpoints. This will allow... Continue Reading >

Just Listed

Just listed, is a beautiful home in Granada Hills. This four bedroom, two bathroom home is located on over 7,000 sq ft. With a pool, large front yard, hardwood floors, beautiful finishings, garden, and two car garage, this home is looking for a new owner! Scroll down to view the photos below. Interested in taking a closer look? Reach out to me at 818-601-0056 or contact me here. Continue Reading >

Saving For a Down Payment?

Ever wonder where the money comes from for a down payment on a new home? Here are the three common sources home buyers use to reach their down payment goal. Savings: It’s clear that the most common down payment source is from savings. Putting money aside for a few months allows new home buyers the confidence to move forward. Gifts from Family and Friends: Many home buyers rely on a friend or family member to help with their down payment on... Continue Reading >

Home Safety Requires a Fire Plan

Having a fire-safety plan is of utmost importance for your home and family. Getting started can be the hardest part, but takes very little time and provides an added layer of home-safety. Below is a checklist to help you and your loved ones stay safe and secure. Brainstorm two escape routes that can be achievable from every room in your home. Pinpointing which hallway and exit door can be used,  helps everyone to have a clear understanding of each route. ... Continue Reading >

Cinema Showings in the Garden

Kathleen Finnegan This summer is filled with amazing opportunities to enjoy with friends and family. Be sure to catch one of the film screenings at Hollywood Forever’s beautiful cemetery gardens. Tickets sell out every week! Hosted by Cinespia, they are known for picking great cinema classics the entire family can enjoy. Upcoming showings include The Path Season Finale, Singing in the Rain, ET, Outcast Premier, Mean Girls, Goodfellas and many more. With a great movie lineup and gorgeous garden area, Cinespia at... Continue Reading >

5 Ways To Save On Your Energy Bill & Keep Cool

With the California heat set to break a few records this summer, it will be important to keep your home cool, yet affordable. Here are 5 ways to save energy and money, while keeping your home cool all summer long. Pay  attention to the weekly weather report to predict the hottest days of the week. On those days, run the air conditioning system early that morning. Afterward, run your fans to circulate the cool air.  By cooling your home before the... Continue Reading >

Giving Back to Our Soldiers

Kathleen Finnegan   Saving lives two at a time, Shelter to Soldier honors our veterans by arming them with dynamic rescue animals who increase their quality of life and reacclimate them to civilian living. Shelter to Soldier recovers dogs with uncertain futures and trains them to serve soldiers who have been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorders and other injuries. Soldiers save lives and Shelter to Soldier has been adding value to soldiers’ lives for the past four years   Meet Tom, a veteran military... Continue Reading >

tips to prepare your home for a wet winter

Kathleen Finnegan It’s a tough thing to imagine when the  sun is shining and you’re making plans for the pool, but Californians should be planning for an onslaught of water that’s predicted to hit their homes this winter.  I know—it’s still October, and California is in a drought. But meteorologists say a massive El Niño is forming—one that might be even stronger than the 1997 storm pattern that caused epic flooding and landslides. The time to prepare is now. Since it’s hard to pinpoint when the bad weather will start,... Continue Reading >

tricks of the trade : negotiating closing costs

Kathleen Finnegan At the end of the home-buying process, you will be faced with closing costs, the fees due at signing are required to complete a home sale. Closing costs can be expensive, but some of those fees may be negotiable. Here are some tips for navigating closing costs. Check the Market Temperature The nature of the housing market may dictate whether the buyer or the seller picks up various closing costs. If it’s a buyer’s market—a bit cold and homes aren’t selling well—sellers may be more... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

23925 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, Ca 91302
#01193021

Office 818-876-3111
Cell 818-601-0056