Whittier, CA Real Estate News

By Mike Crosby, Placentia- Yorba Linda Real Estate - 714-742-2897
(Mike Crosby Realty)
    Address 9014 Firebird, Whittier, Ca   $400,000  MLS # Pw13218231   You will love the cottage charm of this home. It has crown molding in the living room, two bedrooms, and one bathroom, as well as vintage bead-board paneling throughout the house. The family room floor is tongue and grooved knotty pine, built by the current owner. The living room and bedrooms have the original oak flooring.  There are beautiful gingerbread cabinets in the vintage kitchen. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom about 1450 sq. sf.  Unlike most of the homes in the area, all of the windows are framed with windowsills. All of the window frames, doorframes, and custom cabinetry were built by the owner.    Image relaxing in the large, wonderfully shaded backyard with it's drinking fountain.  All of the landscaping has a drip...
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By Mike Crosby, Placentia- Yorba Linda Real Estate - 714-742-2897
(Mike Crosby Realty)
  Address 9014 Firebird, Whittier, Ca   $400,000  MLS # Pw13218231   You will love the cottage charm of this home. It has crown molding in the living room, two bedrooms, and one bathroom, as well as vintage bead-board paneling throughout the house. The family room floor is tongue and grooved knotty pine, built by the current owner. The living room and bedrooms have the original oak flooring.  There are beautiful gingerbread cabinets in the vintage kitchen. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom about 1450 sq. sf.  Unlike most of the homes in the area, all of the windows are framed with windowsills. All of the window frames, doorframes, and custom cabinetry were built by the owner.    Image relaxing in the large, wonderfully shaded backyard with it's drinking fountain.  All of the landscaping has a drip w...
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By Mike Crosby, Placentia- Yorba Linda Real Estate - 714-742-2897
(Mike Crosby Realty)
  Address 9014 Firebird, Whittier, Ca   $400,000  MLS # Pw13218231   You will love the cottage charm of this home. It has crown molding in the living room, two bedrooms, and one bathroom, as well as vintage bead-board paneling throughout the house. The family room floor is tongue and grooved knotty pine, built by the current owner. The living room and bedrooms have the original oak flooring.  There are beautiful gingerbread cabinets in the vintage kitchen. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom about 1450 sq. sf.  Unlike most of the homes in the area, all of the windows are framed with windowsills. All of the window frames, doorframes, and custom cabinetry were built by the owner.    Image relaxing in the large, wonderfully shaded backyard with it's drinking fountain.  All of the landscaping has a drip w...
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By Mike Crosby, Placentia- Yorba Linda Real Estate - 714-742-2897
(Mike Crosby Realty)
  Open House Today October 27, 2013  1-4pm.   Address 9014 Firebird, Whittier, Ca   You will love the cottage charm of this home. It has crown molding in the living room, two bedrooms, and one bathroom, as well as vintage bead-board paneling throughout the house. The family room floor is tongue and grooved knotty pine, built by the current owner. The living room and bedrooms have the original oak flooring.  There are beautiful gingerbread cabinets in the vintage kitchen. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom about 1450 sq. sf.  Unlike most of the homes in the area, all of the windows are framed with windowsills. All of the window frames, doorframes, and custom cabinetry were built by the owner.    Image relaxing in the large, wonderfully shaded backyard with it's drinking fountain.  All of the landscapi...
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By Mike Crosby, Placentia- Yorba Linda Real Estate - 714-742-2897
(Mike Crosby Realty)
  You will love the cottage charm of this home. It has crown molding in the living room, two bedrooms, and one bathroom, as well as vintage bead-board paneling throughout the house. The family room floor is tongue and grooved knotty pine, built by the current owner. The living room and bedrooms have the original oak flooring.  There are beautiful gingerbread cabinets in the vintage kitchen. 3 bedroom 2 bathroom about 1450 sq. sf.  Unlike most of the homes in the area, all of the windows are framed with windowsills. All of the window frames, doorframes, and custom cabinetry were built by the owner.    Image relaxing in the large, wonderfully shaded backyard with it's drinking fountain.  All of the landscaping has a drip watering system. The owner built the shed, pergola, wooden back porc...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home for Sale SOLD in East Whittier California Listing Details Home for Sale in East Whittier 15502 Saranac Drive, Whittier, CA 90604 Price:  See Property Website for Current Price MLS Number:  Bedrooms:  3 Bathrooms:  2 Square Footage:  1314 Call 1-888-695-7510, extension 101, anytime, 24 hours, to listen to a free recorded message with more details about this Whittwood neighborhood home, including price, open house, availability and private showing information, and more information about how you can own this home or other homes in and around Whittier. You Will Love the Floor Plan in This Beautiful Whittier Home Built in 1956, this home is an exceptional value, at 1314 square feet, that includes 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen has a breakfast nook for inf...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
East Whittier Neighborhoods East Whittier While most people consider Gunn Avenue to be the western border for East Whittier, the Whittwood neighborhood has such a strong presence that it overshadows the East Whittier moniker, and is almost an island in the middle of East Whittier.  Indeed, East Whittier Middle School is actually just west of Gunn.    East Whittier City School District This East Whittier City School District boundaries are shown on the district interactive web page. Does this map definitively show the true East Whittier boundaries?  Absolutely not!  This map also has an error, where it shows East La Mirada between Santa Gertrudes and 1st Avenue; it is actually Unincorporated East Whittier.  You’ll also notice that the district map includes South Whittier, Murphy Ranch, ...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
April 2013 Real Estate Market Report for WhittierHi, it’s Bob Willis here.  Welcome to this month’s real estate market report for Whittier, California. All sales data comes directly from the California Regional Multiple Listing Service, which serves as the database for all realtor sales in the region.  The data includes all reported Whittier home sales as of April 1, 2013.This Market Report on Whittier Home Sales will focus on Single Family Residences in Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. We’ll be taking a look back at Whittier home sales for the month of March 2013. This first chart shows the big picture of the Whittier real estate market at a glance.  You can see by the green that all price ranges under $800,000 are in an Extreme Sellers’...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Whittier Real Estate Market Report For January 2013  Are You Thinking About Selling Your Whittier Home?Just Click The Link Below To Request A Free Home Valuehttp://showmyvalue.com Hi, it’s Bob Willis here.  Welcome to this month’s real estate market report for Whittier, California.All sales data comes directly from the California Regional Multiple Listing Service, which serves as the database for all realtor sales in the region.  The data includes all reported Whittier home sales as of January 9, 2013.This Market Report on Whittier Home Sales will focus on Single Family Residences in Whittier, California.  It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences.We’ll be taking a look back at Whittier home sales for the month of December, 2012. This first chart shows the big picture o...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Every year, Prudential California Realty is the Whittier home for the collection of Toys for Tots, in participation with the U.S. Marines Corps.    You can drop off your toy gifts at the Whittier home for Toys for Tots at the Prudential California Realty office at 16218 East Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90603.  Click here for a map and directions.  We will have a large barrel at the office, just waiting for your toys.  The Marines are looking for a few, good, unwrapped gifts for boys or girls. Please make sure to bring your toy to our office before December 15.  If you can’t make it to the office, just give me a call, and I will drive to your house to pick up your toy donations.
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Now is the Best Time to Sell a Whittier House Pt 2 - Low Interest Equals More Buyers   Lower interest rates reduce the cost of buying a home by resulting in a lower monthly payment for home buyers.  One of the biggest factors for buyers when deciding which home to buy is how much their monthly payment will be.  It must be affordable, according to what they can budget every month toward that housing payment. Why does this matter to home sellers? Let’s look at the numbers for a home in Whittier with a principle loan amount of $340,000.  Today’s national average interest rates from Freddie Mac for a 30-year mortgage are 3.55%.  Plugging in the numbers on the Loan Calculator on my website results in a monthly payment (not including taxes or insurance) of: $1,536.26 We all know that interest...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Why is now the best time in years to buy a home in Whittier?  Two words: Interest Rates.  Interest rates are at record lows, making it possible for home buyers to buy more of a home than they could in many years.Interest rates will not remain at these low rates forever.  The chart shows how unprecedented today’s interest rates are.  They have never been lower.  What goes down must go up!  And, when rates do go up, fewer buyers will be able to afford the homes they can afford with today’s low interest rates.Buyers are out looking for homes now!  For any home in decent condition, it is a battle for home buyers to get the home they want.  It’s a Bidding War!Inventory is the lowest I have ever seen, with only 210 Single Family Residences for sale in the City of Whittier.Whittier is experien...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Market Report on Homes for Sale in Whittier, CA – July 4, 2012   This Housing Market Report is for Whittier, California. This Market Report on Whittier Homes for Sale will focus on Single Family Residencesin Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. As of today, there are exactly 259 homes for sale in the Whittier area, which is down from 282 at the middle of last month.  There are now only 226 Single Family Residences on the market.     128 homes were sold in the City of Whittier during the month of June.Over the past three months, 367 single family homes were sold in Whittier. The average Whittier home sale price in June was $348,152, at an average cost per square foot of $237.00. 429 Whittier homes are currently in Backup or Pending status, ind...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Mid-Month Market Report on Homes for Sale in Whittier, CA – June 14, 2012   This Housing Market Report is for Whittier, California. This Market Report on Whittier Homes for Sale will focus on Single Family Residencesin Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. As of today, there are exactly 282 homes for sale in the Whittier area, which is down from 311 at the end of last month.  There are now only 249 Single Family Residences on the market.  The current number of houses for sale is the lowest since October 2009. 120 homes were sold in the City of Whittier during the month of May.Over the past three months, 372 single family homes were sold in Whittier.   The average Whittier home sale price in May was $312,149, at an average cost per square foot ...
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By David Robinson, Call Now (877) 828-0710
(Lloyd Cullen Real Estate)
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
This Housing Market Report is for Whittier, California. This Market Report on Whittier Homes for Sale will focus on Single Family Residencesin Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. As of today, there are exactly 311 homes for sale in the Whittier area, and 275 of them are Single Family Residences.  The current inventory is up only two houses since the first of May, the lowest inventory level since April 2010. 108 homes were sold in the City of Whittier during the month of May.Over the past three months, 359 single family homes were sold in Whittier. The average Whittier home sale price in May was $318,157, at an average cost per square foot of $223.74. 403 Whittier homes are currently in Backup or Pending status, indicating that the next coupl...
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By Tom Bashe
(SCA Real Estate - Call Now)
Lloyd Cullen Real Estate is a local Whittier Short Sale Realtor. As a Whittier Short Sale Company that specializes in short sales, you are assured the highest standard of professionalism and can always count on our Whittier Short Sale Realtor to help answer any questions you have in regards to Whittier Short Sales. Whittier Short Sale Realtor Lloyd Cullen is a local Whittier Short Sale Expert with experienced Whittier Short Sale Agents here to assist you.   Whittier Short Sale Realtor We specialize in Short Sales for Whittier and Surrounding Areas Whittier Foreclosure vs. Short Sale is not much different from any other process in other states. Of course, some guidelines may change depending on the state in which you reside but the process is mostly the same. Whether you are going throug...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
This Market Report is for Whittier, California. This Market Report on Whittier Homes for Sale will focus on Single Family Residencesin Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. As of today, there are exactly 314 homes for sale in the Whittier area, and 272 of themare Single Family Residences.  The current inventory is the lowest since April 2010. 113 homes were sold in the City of Whittier during the month of April.Over the past three months, 343 single family homes were sold in Whittier.   The average Whittier home sale price in April was $323,938, atn average cost per square foot of $227.80. 401 Whittier homes are currently in Backup or Pending status, indicating that the next couple of months will see a higher number of closed sales than in the...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Market Report on Homes for Sale in Whittier, CA – April 10, 2012 This Market Report is for Whittier, California. This Market Report on Whittier Homes for Sale will focus on Single Family Residencesin Whittier, California. It does not include condominiums or Multifamily Residences. As of today, there are exactly 353 homes for sale in the Whittier area, and 314 of themare Single Family Residences.   133 homes were sold in the City of Whittier during the month of March.Over the past three months, 315 homes were sold in Whittier.   The average Whittier home sale price in March was $360,236, at an average cost per square foot of $220.19. 356 Whittier homes are currently in Backup or Pending status, indicating that the next couple of months will see a higher number of closed sales than in the...
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By Bob Willis, Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
I just came across an old spreadsheet that I had created on October 7, 2008 that compared interest rates and payments for a typical home in Whittier.The average interest rate at the time was 6.5%.The average Whittier home price was $470,000.FHA loans allowed borrowers to have a down payment of only 3% of the purchase price.Today, the nationwide interest rate for a home loan is 3.88%, according to bankrate.com.Today, the average Whittier home price is $295,000 (based upon last 3 months of sales).Today, FHA loans allow borrowers to have a down payment as low as 3.5% of the purchase price.Using bankrate.com's mortgage calculator, the monthly payment on a $470,000 home loan at 6.5% is $2,970.72.Using the same bankrate.com calculator, a comparable home loan today of $295,000 at 3.88% interes...
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