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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 >

client congratulations!

Kathleen Finnegan                 SOLD! So happy for my clients on the purchase of their home on a quiet street in Woodland Hills - you are going to love it here! Continue Reading >

turkey day dash!

Kathleen Finnegan Join for the Conejo Valley YMCA's 11th Annual Turkey Day Dash - A Family Fun 5K Run and 1K Run/Walk. All ages and abilities welcome and encouraged to attend! Professional timing, awards, fruit and water. The event is short enough to make it back home in plenty of time to prepare for a Thanksgiving gathering! The proceeds from this event will make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own community. The Conejo Valley YMCA helps all, including those who need us most! 11.26.2015 Starts... Continue Reading >

client appreciation party, october 2015 – speakeasy

Kathleen Finnegan Check out this video captured at the annual Client Appreciation Party - Speakeasy. The costumes look amazing, thanks to all who joined in on the fun!   Continue Reading >

3rd quarter – market report

Kathleen Finnegan Are you in the market for a new home, thinking of selling your current home or are just curious about the market? The information I’m sending this month will give you the scoop on what’s going on in the national market. Is now a good time to buy or sell or both? Who’s driving household formation? Will there be an increase in new homes built? What’s the deal with home prices? This month’s information answers these questions and more to give... 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 >

client congratulations!

Kathleen Finnegan Congratulations to my clients on the purchase of this wonderful mid century style home with sweeping views in Woodland Hills - a real beauty! Continue Reading >

tips for paying off your mortgage early

Kathleen Finnegan The stories of people who pay off 30-year mortgages after 30 years in the same home are indeed rarer than they once were. But the recent foreclosure crisis did serve as an incentive for homeowners to pay off their loans sooner rather than later – and some have actually given it a try. While living mortgage-free may sound like an enviable goal, paying off your mortgage early isn’t always the best use of your money. If you have high-interest credit card... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

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