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higher inventories a welcome sign for spring buyers!

Kathleen Finnegan The spring home buying season is off to a stronger start than at this time last year, with modest price increases and a spike in inventory, according to realtor.com’s National Housing Trend Report for March. 467019497 The number of properties for sale  in March rose 9.5% above March 2013 levels, to 1,841,844 units, according to the report. The median list price was 5.3% higher than in March of last year, and the median age of inventory increased 22.9% above the year-ago... Continue Reading >

17th annual Calabasas arts festival

Kathleen Finnegan The Calabasas Arts Council welcomes back the 17th Annual Calabasas Fine Arts Festival at the Calabasas Civic Center and Commons at Calabasas (101 Freeway, exit at Parkway Calabasas). The event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 3rd and 4th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a premiere, two-day, outdoor event with live entertainment and over 150 painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers and hundreds of other fine artisans, as well as childrens' activities and more. The Calabasas Fine Arts Festival... Continue Reading >

understanding title insurance

The purchase of a home is one of the most expensive and important purchases a homebuyer will ever make. The buyer and mortgage lender will want to make sure that no one else has any lien, claim or encumbrance on your property. Title insurance protects the buyer’s interests and the interests of the lender, should a claim be made against your property. What is title insurance? Title insurance offers protection against claims resulting from various defects (as set out in the policy)... Continue Reading >

home prices likely to moderate soon

Home owners have been enjoying big home price rises across the country, but those increases – often by double-digit percentages – will likely level off soon, according to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, which reflects February data. The index, which also includes distressed sales, was up 12.2 percent in February compared to year-ago levels. That marked the 24th consecutive month for annual home price increases, according to CoreLogic’s index. “As the spring home-buying season kicks off, house price appreciation continues to... Continue Reading >

Calabasas Easter party in the park

Kathleen Finnegan The Calabasas Spring event is planned for Friday, April 11th from 6-9PM at Juan Bautista de Anza Park. It’s a spring party! Join us for a free bunny hop dance plus plenty of spring themed games, face painting, crafts, and a petting zoo. Take your picture with the Easter Bunny ($5 fee) then grab a basket and try our tiny tot egg-scramblers (ages 4 and younger) or our all new flashlight egg hunts (ages 5 & up). Buy dinner from the... 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 >

congratulations to my clients on their new home!

Kathleen Finnegan The Kaiser's were fortunate be the successful buyers of this stylish home. They positioned themselves for the likelihood of a multiple offer situation and ultimately were the successful buyers and today was the day we closed escrow on their new home. Congratulations to you both - wishing you many years of happiness, prosperity and blessings in your new home!   All the best, Kathleen   Continue Reading >

happy friday : cucumber gimlet

Kathleen Finnegan Cucumber Gimlet Since it’s Friday I’m going to share another one of my favorite cocktails. A cool pre-dinner drink.  These cocktails are quite easy and quick. You whiz some peeled cucumber with lime juice, strain it, add gin and simple syrup (and, in my case, a bit of rosemary) and pour it over ice. I wanted my drink loosened up just a bit so I shook it and also added a splash of soda at the end. Cool and delicious; these go down way too... Continue Reading >

CWC 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

Kathleen Finnegan CWC 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project The men of CWC are hosting their 2nd annual golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and we need you, your family, and your friends to come have fun while raising money for a GREAT CAUSE! A box lunch is provided to you at registration as well as a fun swag bag! A food banquet, silent auction, and awards ceremony to follow the tournament. Once again we will be having... Continue Reading >

boost your curb appeal

Kathleen Finnegan   From simple upgrades to meticulous landscaping projects, there are dozens—if not hundreds—of ways to enhance your home's appearance. The improvements shown here won't break the bank and can be completed in a morning. Best of all, they'll make a dramatic difference that you'll appreciate every time you pull into your driveway. 1. Get out the power washer Your home has taken a beating over the winter. The front porch likely has a layer of dirt and salt scum, and the windows could... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

23925 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, Ca 91302

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