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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 >

Drawing from the Masters at the Getty Museum

Kathleen Finnegan The Getty Museum is hosting a Drawing from the Masters: Creative Compositions course this month.  A free course for all levels will feature artist Augustin Valencia giving creative instruction on how to draw a masterpiece. Enjoy a day away, taking in the breathtaking views at the Getty including art installations, sculptures and a beautiful garden landscape.   Join in every Sunday, March 6 - 20 from 3:30 - 5:30 PM with your sketchpad or drawing paper. Sign-up starts at 2:30 PM at... Continue Reading >

Reading Builds Brighter Communities

Stories, songs and kid-friendly activities await your little one every week at your local library. Tuesday through Thursday, Ventura County LIbraries offer an early literacy class that introduces your child to reading through games, movement, music, and poetry. Also, Los Angeles County Libraries offer a similar reading time Monday through Saturday until March 16th. Children along with caregivers, parents, family and friends are welcome to take advantage of this free and fun activity. Storytime is said to be one of 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 >

5 Holiday Party Secrets

As you prepare for your holiday party and family gatherings this year, take the stress away  with these 5 holiday party secrets. 1. Making room for your holiday party can be hectic. Take a closer approach creating more intimate spaces throughout your home that promote mixing and mingling. 2. Using neutral colors are an excellent option for the holidays. Accenting neutral tones with holiday lights creates a warm and inviting feel, not to mention requires less work. 3. Kill two birds with one... Continue Reading >

spectacular light displays : candy cane lane

Kathleen Finnegan Celebrate the Holidays by Viewing Spectacular Holiday Light Displays! The recent cold snap has me feeling the holiday spirit. This year we decided to jump in the car and check out local light displays. Candy Cane Lane is put together by a group of homeowners at Lubao & Oxnard Streets in Woodland Hills. These homeowners collectively decide each year to put on an amazing holiday display of lights and decorations. Information:   It begins on the 2nd Saturday of December and lasts through the end of the year. It's... Continue Reading >

San Fernando Valley property values continue to grow

Kathleen Finnegan The property values of all incorporated cities around the San Fernando Valley grew in the last fiscal year as real estate markets continued improving, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Assessors Office. Three cities, Santa Clarita, Glendale and Burbank, were among the 20 county cities with the highest roll, ranking fifth, sixth and ninth, respectively. Assessed value in Santa Clarita grew by 4.7 percent from a year earlier to $27.3 billion in 2015, the report said. In Glendale it grew... Continue Reading >

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