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be picky! what questions to ask before you hire a realtor

Kathleen Finnegan What should you consider when shopping for a broker? There are a few essential questions that you should ask a broker before hiring them: "How much experience do you have with properties such as mine?" Any broker should be able to show you what they have done in the past. You should find out how many deals they have closed in your price range and in your neighborhood over the past few years and whether they typically represented the buyer, seller or... Continue Reading >

making the leap : commiting to home ownership

Kathleen Finnegan You’ve saved for a down payment. You’ve pored over the local listings for months. Touring open houses has become part of your weekend ritual. But months, perhaps years, have passed and you are still in your rental. For many first-time homebuyers, pulling the trigger on a purchase can be a frightening experience. Will you be happy there? Will you like your neighbors? Will you be tied down—house rich and cash poor? What if you lose your job? Will you hate your... Continue Reading >

meet me by the water!

http://youtu.be/_3yACAsShmg Escape to Malibou Lake in this private lakeshore home with multiple expansive view decks revealing amazing lake, mountain and sunset+ views. This 2 story home has a large living room with cozy stone gas/wood burning fireplace, bath and kitchen on the first floor with a wraparound deck that offers spectacular lake views. The upper level has 3 bedrooms and an additional bath with windows drawing in lots of natural light. A second large deck provides incredible panoramic lake and mountain... Continue Reading >

rose bowl flea market

Kathleen Finnegan It had been a while since we  made our way over to the Rose Bowl flea market, so I headed out a few weeks back. We had such a great time strolling up and down then isles packed with interesting trinkets - definitely worth the trip! If your in the Pasadena area, check it out! Here is some info, Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place is held on the second Sunday of every month, regular admission starts at 9am for the general public at $8.00... Continue Reading >

Orange-Cranberry Gin and Tonic

Kathleen Finnegan   This tasty little number is really great all year, but something just says holiday to me! Ingredients 1 (2-inch) orange rind strip 1 tablespoon fresh cranberries* 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup ice cubes 3 tablespoons gin 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1/4 cup tonic water Preparation Muddle orange rind strip, fresh cranberries, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes, gin, and fresh orange juice. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into an 8-oz. glass; top with tonic water. Serve immediately. *Frozen cranberries,... Continue Reading >

shaken or stirred?

Kathleen Finnegan   Its almost time to start thinking about Holiday parties and when I am entertaining one of my favorite things to do is think up interesting cocktails - with a twist! With Halloween around the corner, here are a few of my favorites! Cactus Pear Margarita What's the Twist? Cactus Pear. The concoction is blended with 2 ounces silver tequila, 1 ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec, 1 ounce cactus pear syrup (available at cherisdesertharvest.com) and a 1/2-ounce fresh lime juice. Pour all the liquids into a... Continue Reading >

a spectacular sanctuary in Woodland Hills

Kathleen Finnegan Rare offering for this absolutely wonderful, one-story 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom view home in a quiet community know as "Woodland Crest." The fabulous curb appeal is accented with mature landscaping and a custom double wood door entry. The foyer has marble floors and opens to the spacious living room with a marble fireplace! The formal dining room is oversized with walls of glass that let the outside in. The oak and tile kitchen opens to the family room which has a ceiling... Continue Reading >

15408 Stonewood Terrace, Sherman Oaks

Kathleen Finnegan Stunning Contemporary Home by Architect Edward Fickett A prime location in hills above prestigious Sherman Oaks. The lines of the architecture,  and organic design feature 4 spacious bedrooms (one bedroom currently used as a gym) travertine stone flooring, 11' ceilings, skylights with rain sensors, 2 fireplaces, surround sound, wood framed windows, smart home capabilities and an artistic paint texture. The architecture of this home is absolutely stunning and must be seen to be appreciated. The kitchen boasts custom cabinetry with designer touches, granite... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

23925 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, Ca 91302
#01193021

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