Come home to the serenity of this ground floor unit in a beautifully landscaped complex. This 2 bedroom/2 bath home with entry, features a cozy living room, a spacious dining area, a well appointed kitchen with solid surface counters and rich wood cabinetry, it has a breakfast nook as well a breakfast bar. The master suite opens to a large light filled balcony and features plenty of closet space and ensuite bath. A roomy second bedroom with full bath adjacent creates a separate suite. This home features bamboo flooring throughout, in unit laundry, plenty of storage, subterranean parking with 2 parking spaces. Located close to Old Town Monrovia with shops, dining and entertainment nearby.

Stop by and visit our open house this Sunday, April 25th from 1-4pm. To make an appointment to see the property please call Liz at 626.419.3118 or Susan at 626.688.0233.



Lovely Mediterranean style Townhome located in the Artisan Square complex in northeast Pasadena. This home features a livingroom with fireplace,  master bedroom suite, a second spacious bedroom,  den/office, 3 baths, well appointed kitchen with stainless appliances and convenient breakfast bar, large formal dining area, laundry in unit and an attached 2 car garage. From the front patio you can look out at the beautifully landscaped grounds featuring a flowing fountain.  This unit shows like a model. Call for an appointment to see Susan Murtagh 626-688-0233 or Liz Mathis 626-419-3118.

Our pick for this week is a property located at 1800 E. Elizabeth St., in Pasadena. It is a charming 1920’s traditional home that has been meticulously cared for inside and out. Features livingroom and formal diningroom with breakfast nook. This 3 bedroom, one bath home  is complete with many of the original architectural details such has built-ins, hardwood floors, barreled ceilings and arches.

The property is offered at $589,000 through Jermayne Shannon with Town Square Realty.    He can be reached at 626-394-3004.

The  Pasadena -Foothills Association of Realtors will be presenting the 2009 Taste of Old Pasadena on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 from 5:30-9:00pm. The tickets are being sold for $25 each, children tickets at $15 each. The funds go to various charities that the Association supports. If you are curious you can check out the Association website at www.pfar.org to see which charities the Association supports throughout the year.  Ticket holders can visit participating restaurants to get a  taste off their delicious menus. If you are interested in purchasing tickets please call 626-795-2455.  Hope to see you there!

An elegant Williamsburg Colonial describes this 2 story home designed by renowned architect Harold Bissner. Built in 1939 this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home features all of the hallmarks attributed to this architectural style. Crown moulding, peg and groove hardwood flooring, living room built-ins with custom fireplace surround grace this house. A bright entry way leads to a spacious living room, family room, formal dining room with adjacent kitchen & sunny breakfast nook. The main floor also features a bedroom/den with an updated en suite bathroom. A gracious stairway leads to the second floor master suite that is well lit by natural light & features an updated bathroom. Two sizeable bedrooms & an updated bathroom complete the second story of this house. This home sits on a large well landscaped lot. A covered patio leads from the family room allowing for outdoor living & entertaining. There is a two car detached garage with storage and a large workshop. Visit www.2365adair.com

We toured a lovely home on caravan today in No. San Gabriel that is truly a great value for the money. It’s located at 417 Doyle Dr., San Gabriel. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and has been meticulously maintained by the present owners. The home has been  freshly painted inside and out and has beautiful oak wood floors. Some of the recent improvements include a new roof and HVAC . It sits on a well landscaped lot with mature trees. The home is listed with Eric Luna of Coldwell Banker and is offered at $599,000. Let us know if you’d like to take a look.

The $8000 federal tax credit is set to expire December 1, 2009. This federal tax credit up to $8,000 is for 1st time home buyers and is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

To qualify you must purchase your primary residence and live there for 36 months. The annual income limit is $75,000  per person or $150,000 per couple.

So, don’t wait to take advantage of this benefit.