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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 >

housing on track for best year since 2006

The residential real estate market, now at its midpoint in 2015, is on track for its best year since the peak of the housing bubble in 2006, notes realtor.com chief economist Jonathan Smoke. But as Smoke is quick to point out, this time it's not a housing bubble. That's because job growth is fueling the most recent climb in demand for homes. More than 3 million jobs have been created in the past 12 months. As job growth increases, demand has followed.... Continue Reading >

whats old is new again : wallpaper?

Kathleen Finnegan In recent years, wallpaper played a minor role in home décor, relegated mostly to powder rooms and otherwise pushed aside by paint, which has been considered the cheaper, faster way to freshen a room. Wallpaper also didn’t fit the more modern aesthetic that gained hold in the last dozen years or so and some buyers considered it far too personal a choice, as well as problematic to install and later remove. But tastes are changing. Many younger buyers don’t remember their parents’... Continue Reading >

stir things up this Memorial Day

Kathleen Finnegan The thing about weekends is that they’re usually too short. The glorious exception is, of course, the much anticipated holiday weekend. There’s something about a three day summer weekend that begs for lots of time spent with drinks over chilled drinks – and as Memorial Day weekend is officially here, it seems only appropriate that we share some fabulous drink recipes that can be made by the pitcher. After all, the fun only really begins when there are enough drinks... Continue Reading >

12 Most Popular New-Home Amenities in 2015

Kathleen Finnegan   Master bedroom walk-in-closets and a laundry rooms are the top features that builders are most likely to include in a new home this year, according to a survey of builders conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. "Both features speak to improving organization and storage characteristics of new homes," according to NAHB on its Eye on Housing blog. Greater energy efficiency amenities also were ranked more important, with low-E Windows coming in No. 3 on the most likely amenity list... Continue Reading >

Calabasas fine art festival, May 2 & 3

Kathleen Finnegan THE 18TH ANNUAL CALABASAS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL May 2 & 3, 2015 10:00am - 5:00pm Located at the Commons at Calabasas & the Calabasas Civic Center Free Parking & Admission Housed on the grounds of the famed Commons at Calabasas and the beautiful Calabasas Civic Center, the annual Fine Arts Festival features over 150 painters, jewelers, potters, sculptors, photographers, glass artists, woodworkers and more. Participating exhibitors travel from all over the Western United States to showcase beautiful works of art made by the artist's own hands.   Fine dining restaurants, gourmet food... Continue Reading >

tips for protecting your identity

Kathleen Finnegan In this modern age, many of us have fallen victim to identify theft, and unfortunately studies show that cases involving these types of crime are on the rise. While it can feel overwhelming, there are a number of things you can do to prevent this from happening to you. Identity theft typically occurs when identity thieves access personal information, like your name or Social Security number (SSN), to commit fraud or other crimes. Some common ways identity thieves access your information include: • A stolen... Continue Reading >

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