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Millennials are Homeowners

28% of all home buyers in 2015 were millennials. This is the largest percentage of the market and the numbers are increasing. It is 23% cheaper for millennial households to buy a home over renting and many millennials are taking notice. With the constant influx of rent along with the lack of privacy and security renting offers, this generation is largely moving towards home ownership. Allow the facts below to peak your curiosity into how the market is changing and growing! 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 >

9 Tips for Developing Better Habits

Change never happens overnight. As we continue into the fourth month of 2016, how many goals for this year have you gotten closer to? Around month four of the new year, most could use not only a boost of encouragement but also a few helpful tools to stay on the right track. The 9 tips below are sure to do just that! Continue Reading >

Shelter to Soldier: The Encinitas Mile

Kathleen Finnegan Since January 2015, the agents in the Calabasas office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties and members of the Los Angeles chapter of The Charitable Foundation have contributed $12,000 to the Shelter to Soldier organization. This noble nonprofit works to save not just one, but two lives at a time. Through donations, they adopt dogs from shelters and train them to become service dogs for wounded veterans. The Calabasas office was able to raise enough money to adopt and train Berkeley, a... Continue Reading >

Calabasas Eggstravaganza this Weekend

The Calabasas Eggstravaganza will be held this Saturday at Grape Arbor Park. Bring your family and friends to enjoy multiple egg hunts, face painting, crafts, games and even a petting zoo. Every child receives a prize for participating and there will be a surprise appearance by the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt schedule is divided by age to offer each child a fun and fair experience, so bring the entire family! Grape Arbor Park is known for its green landscape and... Continue Reading >

First-Time Homebuyers

The 2015 year showcases first-time buyers as a huge part of the homebuyer population. First-time homebuyers are more diverse than ever before and are taking the homebuyer population by storm. Our findings below are quite telling! Theses facts may give you the push you need to embark upon buying your first home. If you or someone you know is interested in taking that next step, click here.  Continue Reading >

The 15th Annual Lantern Festival

The 15th Annual Lantern festival is this Saturday, March 5 and will include live entertainment, crafts, art, music, food trucks and much more! Celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend  along with the breathtaking Chinese lantern display in downtown Los Angeles. The Lunar festival happens annually on the 15th day of the first lunar month and culminates the closing of Chinese New Year celebrations. The Los Angeles Lantern Festival has an aligned mission with the Chinese American Museum to foster a... Continue Reading >

Industry Facts

What will 2016 hold for the real estate market? We may not be able to predict the future; however looking at statistics and trends can give an idea of what's in store. Below are important facts and trends on the national real estate market to better guide you in buying or selling your next home. The greater your knowledge base, the more informed you will be in setting good expectations. Ready or interested in taking the next step? Click here. Continue Reading >

Real Estate at Its Best

With a reputation of honesty, integrity, and dedication to client satisfaction, I have developed a large referral base over the past 20 years.  Most importantly, I am a professional who has made real estate a career, not just an avocation.  I stay sensitive to the fact that I am assisting clients in perhaps the single, largest investment in their families lifetime. Reach out to me here. Continue Reading >

Chocolate and Art Show

Kathleen Finnegan KGB STUDIOS is an ever evolving and progressive creative space that will be the location of this weekend’s famous Chocolate and Art Show, located right outside of Chinatown. Stop by the art gallery to enjoy great work by some of LA’s up-and- coming photographers, creators, and artists while enjoying free chocolate delights, including the infamous chocolate fountain. Take in the artwork while treating yourself to all the chocolate you can handle, along with street food served by Little Lily’s Kitchen! This... Continue Reading >

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