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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 >

client congratulations!

Kathleen Finnegan Congratulations to my clients on the purchase of their new home in Thousand Oaks! I know that you are going to really enjoy this amazing home in such a great neighborhood. Continue Reading >

Ventura ar​t & street painting festival

Kathleen Finnegan The Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival will take place at the Ventura Harbor on September 12th & 13th 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days.  Fifty artists will be showing and selling their work in a juried fine arts and fine crafts show, while fifty street painters will be creating vibrant works of art on the sidewalks along the docks. The festival is produced by Ventura County Art Events, a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.  This year we are pleased to benefit FOOD Share, Inc., Ventura County's... Continue Reading >

San Fernando Valley median home price hits $600k

Kathleen Finnegan The median price of a previously owned homes in the San Fernando Valley hit $600,000 in July, its highest level in eight years, and sales reached their highest total in 27 months, a trade association announced Thursday. The median price gained 15 percent, or $80,000 from a year ago, and is now 8 percent under the record high of $655,000 set in June 2007, according to the Van Nuys-based Southland Regional Association of Realtors. July’s median was the highest since $595,000 in... Continue Reading >

client congratulations!

Kathleen Finnegan Congratulations to Paula, Craig and Joe on the purchase of their home in Agoura Hills, I know you're going to be very happy here! Continue Reading >

client congratulations!

Kathleen Finnegan Congratulations to my client on the sale of her home in Woodland Hills. We tracked the market and when the time was right we listed the home and it sold for over the asking price! Interested in selling a home? Click here. We'd love to hear from you. Continue Reading >

2015 sun sets summer concerts at Calabasas lake

Kathleen Finnegan Spend your summer Sundays with great live music at the 2015 Summer Sun Sets Concert Series at Calabasas Lake The traditionally private Calabasas Lake opens its doors to concert goers, providing a scenic backdrop and ample field seating for picnickers. The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and sweaters. Some fixed seating is available on a first come first served basis. All performances are free to the public. Visit www.cityofcalabasas.com for more details.  Free parking and admission to all events.... Continue Reading >

attention shoppers, don’t leave money on the table

Kathleen Finnegan About one-third of recent home buyers failed to shop around for a mortgage, saying they were satisfied with the first quote that a lender gave them, according to Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey. But that could be a big mistake. Researchers found that higher-income, younger-aged, and minority borrowers were the most likely to gather multiple quotes when shopping for a mortgage. On the other hand, first-time home buyers and lower-income borrowers are more likely to say that referrals from friends, family, or... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

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