South Pasadena, CA Real Estate News

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In January of 2016 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices were higher 0.3% to $990,000 in South Pasadena, California between October 2015 to December 2015 from the previous quarter, and jumped 17.1% from a year ago in December of 2014.An average home listing price in South Pasadena, California on Trulia was up 0.6% to $1,243,647 for week ending December 30, 2015 from previous week, but down 3.9% compared week ending December 09, 2015. An average square foot for homes dropped 2.3% to $546 in December of 2015 from December of 2014 in South Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at South Pasadena, California in December of 2015, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
A Look At The Tournament of Roses Floats Before The Parade in Pasadena  Here’s another sneak peak of floats that will appear at the 127th annual Tournament of Roses Parade on Friday, January 1, 2016. On Wednesday, I visited two decorating venues of professional float builders at the Rose Palace and the Rosemont Pavilion.    Since a requirement of the floats dictates that only “natural” materials(flowers, trees, seeds and the like) be used, the combination of time and freshness means a lot of last minute work is underway as you will see in my photos.    This yearly event plus the Granddaddy of Them All at the Rose Bowl later that afternoon puts the city of Pasadena on worldwide view.    Whether you are viewing along the five-and-half mile parade route or comfortably watching from your ho...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade Float Progress ReportLast week, I wrote of my visit to see the South Pasadena 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade float entry which is being assembled by its all volunteer staff behind the War Memorial Building located at 435 Fair Oaks Avenue.  You can read that post here: South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Float Entry Fishing Follies The 127th annual Rose Parade will be held on Friday, January 1, 2016 in Pasadena, California.    This morning, I went to see the progress of the float and believe me the place is full of enthusiasm and hard work as you can see by the photos I have included here. As one of only seven and the oldest self-built(not corporate-sponsored) floats in the parade, the city of South Pasadena has been a parade particip...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
The New Urbanism Movement Comes to South Pasadena Mission Meridian Village is a unique collection of various housing types designed by architects Moule & Polyzoides located in South Pasadena, California.  The urban village created is definitely a part of the New Urbanism movement, a term Elizabeth Moule and Stefanos Polyzoide help coin. This village community consists of lofts, condos, townhomes and patio homes.   Reflecting our California architecture, you will find interpretations of Craftsman and Spanish Mission influences along with designs which reflect early 20th century brick clad buildings.   Intimate landscaped courtyards and street level business further enhance the lifestyle at the award winning complex.  This report includes a recap of transactions so far in 2015 with a summ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Historic Living in South Pasadena at Ostrich Farm Lofts This is a recap of real estate transactions for Ostrich Farm Lofts in the city of South Pasadena. This report covers 2015 year-to-date activity as well as a look at closed sales for the complex for full years 2012 through 2014.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing  service(mls) and may not include all sales in the complex. As its name indicates, the location really was the original site of the first ostrich farm in the United States in the late 1800s.  It has been said that the original ostriches made the journey from their native South Africa to Texas before eventually arriving by train to what is now the historic location of the Ostrich Farm Lofts. Although the trip was not ent...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade Float Entry "Fishing Follies" Recently, I had the opportunity to stop behind the War Memorial Park and see progress on the South Pasadena 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade float entry.  The 127th annual Rose Parade will be held on Friday, January 1, 2016 in Pasadena, California.    As one of only seven and the oldest self-built(not corporate-sponsored) and volunteer floats in the parade, the city of South Pasadena has been a participant since 1893.   This year the overall theme for the parade is Find Your Adventure and the city of South Pasadena float Fishing Follies ties into the theme quite well.     Read more detailed information about the float here.    Information regarding volunteer opportunities for float decorating and to show support...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In December of 2015 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices dropped 7.5% to $944,000 in South Pasadena, California between September 2015 to December 2015 from the previous quarter, but rose 11.6% from a year ago in November of 2014.An average home listing price in South Pasadena, California on Trulia was higher 3.6% to $1,312,608 for week ending December 02, 2015 from previous week, and jumped 7.3% compared week ending November 11, 2015. An average square foot for homes fell 6.1% to $539 in November of 2015 from November of 2014 in South Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at South Pasadena, California in November of 2015, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena  CA Loft Condo Townhome For Sale and Market Update This is an update of the loft, condo and townhome segment of the South Pasadena real estate market. It includes units for sale, in escrow and sold for the first eleven months of 2015.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions.  While South Pasadena is better known for its single family homes, there are a limited number of lofts, condos and townhomes available in the city.   For a look at the South Pasadena market for homes please check here:   A Snapshot Look at the South Pasadena Real Estate Market Update There are currently seven properties in the category currently available for sale ranging in price from $488,000 to $988,...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
A Snapshot Look at the South Pasadena Real Estate Market Update This is a real estate update of South Pasadena homes for sale, in escrow and closed transactions from September 1 through November 30, 2015. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all transactions in the city.  South Pas, as it is also known, is an independent city and not part of its larger neighbor - Pasadena.  The population is 25,619 as of the 2010 census. You will find a setting that seems so much like small town America that it often is used in movies, television series and advertising.    As far as big city conveniences, it is easily accessible to multiple freeways. Highly ranked schools, a well-regarded library, outstanding parks and...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena Altos de Monterey Homes Market Update This is a market update for the Altos de Monterey neighborhood in South Pasadena for real estate activity so far in 2015.    Also known as The Altos, the neighborhood was first developed beginning in the 1960s to the 1980s. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the neighborhood. The Altos neighborhood is different than what is thought to be typically South Pasadena where character style homes on tree-lined streets are quite common.  Homes in this neighborhood vary in architecture but are generally much more modern.  The setting is in the hills just south of Monterey Road and  many of the custom or semi-custom homes have some incredi...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In November of 2015 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices fell 23.4% to $891,000 in South Pasadena, California between August 2015 to November 2015 from the previous quarter, and lower 5.7% from a year ago in October of 2014. An average home listing price in South Pasadena, California on Trulia gained 7.2% to $1,262,334 for week ending November 04, 2015 from previous week, and rose 13.7% compared week ending October 14, 2015. An average square foot for homes dropped 5.3% to $571 in October of 2015 from October of 2014 in South Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at South Pasadena, California in October of 2015, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Are There Condos Townhomes Lofts in South Pasadena CA? Well, the answer to that question is yes.  But as you will see in this real estate market update, that yes is followed by a but -- as in yes but the numbers are limited.   This report covers South Pasadena condos, townhomes and lofts currently for sale, in escrow and sales for the first ten months of 2015 along with a comparison to the same time period in 2013 and 2014.   All information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the category. South Pasadena also fondly known as South Pas by locals and admirers has a population of about 25,000.  It is well known for its small town atmosphere, highly acclaimed public schools, more than 100 acres of parks and playgrounds, a popular public l...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
A Snapshot Look at South Pasadena Homes For Sale and Market Update  This is an update of South Pasadena homes for sale and recent market activity from August 1 through October 31.  Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the city.    South Pas, as it is also known, is an independent city(zip code 91030) and not part of its larger neighbor - Pasadena.  The population is 25,619 as of the 2010 census. You will find a setting that seems like a small town yet is close enough to big city conveniences.  Highly ranked schools, a well-regarded library, outstanding parks and recreation programs plus unique dining and shopping options all combine to enhance the neighborhood feel.   The Farmers' Ma...
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By Lee Bothast, CRS, 2nd Generation Pasadena Area Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Here’s the market update for South Pasadena Homes for Sale for the week ending 11/2/15:It's a Seller’s Market, Here's why: 1.4 months supply of homes trending (6 months is a balanced market) 25 Homes available total # Condos Available: 7 (1 new this week)# Single Family Homes Available: 18 (1 new this week)The 6 month numbers are as follows:Average Sale Price: $1,181,606Median Sale Price: Not available ($540,000 for Condos; $1,297,000 for Single Family)Average Days on Market: 41Average Sale Price to List Price Ratio: 102.20 (99.88 for Condos; 104.53 for Houses)Of Special Note this week: Halloween has come and gone and it was NOT scary for the South Pasadena homes for sale market! Supply is down, which is expected for the fall, but that is typically paired with a decline in number of buy...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In October of 2015 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices fell 10.0% to $1,017,500 in South Pasadena, California between July 2015 to September 2015 from the previous quarter, but gained 2.9% from a year ago in September of 2014. An average home listing price in South Pasadena, California on Trulia decreased 6.5% to $1,092,322 for week ending September 30, 2015 from previous week, down 8.0% compared week ending September 09, 2015. An average square foot for homes was higher 5.1% to $617 in September of 2015 from September of 2014 in South Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at South Pasadena, California in September of 2015, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena  CA Condo Loft Townhome For Sale and Market Update This is an update of the South Pasadena condo, loft and townhome segment of the real estate market.  It includes units for sale, in escrow and sold for the month of September and the first nine months of 2015. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions.  While South Pasadena is better known for its single family homes, there are a limited number of condos, lofts and townhomes available in the city. There are currently just three properties in the category currently available for sale.  This includes a three bedroom multi-level townhome for $799,000 and two newly listed units at the Ostrich Farm Lofts for $498,000 and $860,000. ...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena Homes For Sale and Real Estate Market Update  This is an update of South Pasadena homes for sale and recent market activity. Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service (mls) and may not include all transactions in the city.   South Pas, as it is also known, is an independent city and not part of its larger neighbor - Pasadena.  You will find a setting that seems like a small town yet is close enough to big city conveniences.  Highly ranked schools, a well-regarded library, outstanding parks and recreation programs plus unique dining and shopping options all combine to enhance the neighborhood feel.   The Farmers Market adjacent to the Gold Line light rail station at Mission and Meridian is a popular weekly late afterno...
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena CA Monterey Townhomes For Sale This is a market update for the Monterey Townhomes in South Pasadena.  I will share sales information from full year 2011 through 2014 along with market activity so far in 2015.    Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service and may not include all transactions in the complex.   Located at the southeast corner of Indiana Avenue and Monterey Road there are three addresses for the 43 unit South Pasadena townhome community:  1200 Indiana, 1202 Indiana and 1204 Indiana.  Built in 1971, these multi-story townhomes feature two or three bedrooms, two and one half baths, high ceilings and attached garages.  Patios and balconies enhance the indoor-outdoor appeal of these residences.  Monterey Townh...
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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
In September of 2015 Trulia.com reported median homes sales prices jumped 19.8% to $1,21,500 in South Pasadena, California between June 2015 to September 2015 to from the previous quarter, and gained 7.3% from a year ago in August of 2014. An average home listing price in South Pasadena, California on Trulia rose 9.0% to $1,220,299 for week ending September 02, 2015 from previous week, but dropped 1.2% compared week ending August 12, 2015. An average square foot for homes appreciated 5.2% to $630 in August of 2015 from August of 2014 in South Pasadena, California.For more complete detailed information about market trends at South Pasadena, California in August of 2015, please CLICK HERE
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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
South Pasadena CA Condos Townhomes Lofts Market Update This is a real estate market update for South Pasadena condos, townhomes and lofts.    It covers those currently for sale, in escrow and August sales as well as a recap of transactions for the first eight months of the year with a comparison to the same time period in 2013 and 2014.   All information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the category. South Pasadena also known to residents as South Pas has a population of about 25,000.  The separate city in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County(it is not a part of its bigger neighbor Pasadena) is well known for its small town atmosphere, highly acclaimed public schools, more than 100 acres of parks and playgrounds, a popular p...
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