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Altadena Real Estate Trends July 2011

Altadena Real Estate:  August is here, students are heading back to school, and for us Realtors, it’s time again to check out the real estate stats in our neighborhood.  The mortgage rates are still favoring buyers.  Rates for June 2011 were:  30 Yr Fixed Rate 4.55% pt/fee 0.8%, 15 Yr Fixed Rate 3.66% pt/fee 0.78%. (source Freddie Mac)

Here are the statistics for Altadena in July:

Homes for sale:    115 homes for sale

New listings:    51 new listings

Homes Sold:    24 homes sold

Homes pending:    33 homes went into escrow

Month of Inventory Based on Closed Sales:    4.8 months

Average Active Listing Price:    $634,000

Average Sold Listing Price:    $583,000

Average Price per Square Feet:  $301.00

Sold to List Price Difference in %:  99.0 Percent

Days on Market:    78 Days

Median Home Price:    $472,000

Most expensive home sold in July:  2089 Pinecrest Drive @ $1,075,000

Least expensive home sold in July:  129 West Harriet Street @ $205,000

The past six months (February – July): Montly from February through May, we saw over 140 homes for sale in Altadena.  February had the highest months of inventory at 7.5 months based on closed sales.  This is a change of minus 36% compared to July.  July had the highest average active listing price and April had the highest average sold listing price at $613,000.

**Statistics from Trendsvision, I-Tech MLS, CARETS.

Chart of Altadena homes sold and in escrow.

Chart of Altadena homes price per square feet.

List of homes that are currently for sale in Altadena are listed below. Call Ellie to preview.

  • Fri, 25 Nov 2022 18:14:00 +0000: $2,850,000 :: 1561 Gaywood Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,162 sq ft
    Lot Size: 40,002 sq ft
    Added: 09/09/22, Last Updated: 11/25/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-11197
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/25/2022 by 5%
    Status: Active


    On a quiet cul-de-sac in the Altadena foothills and first time on the market, this one acre single level mid century estate designed and built by a renowned audiophile inventor, and is the laboratory of the (Don) Leslie speaker. Upon arrival, the entry posts welcomes you and leads to a motor court and a 5 bedroom, 5 bath home with a studio (possible ADU?) and workshop (totaling an additional 760 sf), dressing rooms, north/south tennis court, pool, and a 3-car garage. The interior offers spacious living and family rooms, built-in bar, dining room, gourmet kitchen with island, and a home office/bedroom perfect for working from home. Relax and entertain in paradise with a resort-style lap pool, outdoor patio and terrace, lots of open yard space ready for your imagination. Other highlights include a 400 amp service, a custom engineered sprinkler system, an intercom system, and the big highlight is a fully functional pipe organ system with a literal wall of sound. A convenient 3-car garage with motor court offers ample parking for guests. The vacant lot next door is also for sale at MLS # P1-11196 and offers a great opportunity to expand the current home or build a second or third home with ADU's. Close to many hiking trailheads and parks, and minutes away from the Altadena Town & Country Club, shopping, dining, and entertainment.

    Listed with Michael Bell CalDRE: 01164731 | (626) 796-4100, Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.


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  • Fri, 25 Nov 2022 03:12:00 +0000: $950,000 :: 525 Archwood Place, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,530 sq ft
    Lot Size: 5,851 sq ft
    Added: 11/25/22, Last Updated: 11/25/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: GD22235795
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    A clean slate waiting for your personal touch! On a quiet street with mountain views in beautiful Altadena. Featuring 1,530 SqFt of living space, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home has so much to offer. Sitting on a 5,849 SqFt lot, the yard is a good size with the front showcasing a lawn and lush village. Easy parking with a long driveway and attached, 2-car garage. Near Lincoln Avenue with markets, coffee shops, restaurants. Easy access to the 210-Fwy. Close to the Rose Bowl Stadium, Brookside Golf Course, Old Town Pasadena, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and La Canada Flintridge. In the Pasadena Unified School District. Your dream home awaits!

    Listed with Tatevik Damadyan CalDRE: 02022595 | 818-246-1099, JohnHart Real Estate


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  • Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:39:00 +0000: $1,250,000 :: 833 E Sacramento St, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,855 sq ft
    Lot Size: 6,539 sq ft
    Added: 08/06/22, Last Updated: 11/23/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: 220020531SD
    The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/23/2022 by 10%
    Status: Active


    Brand New House. Old house was torn down except for one wall and rebuilt with over 800 sf addition and a brand new 2 car garage. Everything is brand new--new plumbing, new waterline, new HVAC with ultra quiet, slim, 18 seer AC unit, new appliances, new electrical, etc. Spacious lot with lots of parking in driveway. Can easily convert detached garage into an ADU. Open, spacious floor plan with lots of natural light. It is a beautiful property, nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Altadena. The price is a bargain for a brand new house. Note: Owner has never lived in the house. Owner likes tan color but the exterior of the house can easily be painted to buyer's liking. Sewer: Public Sewer

    Listed with Kristiana Nguyen CalDRE: 01891480 | 619-817-6543, Kristiana Nguyen


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  • Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:53:00 +0000: $850,000 :: 3810 El Sereno Avenue, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,142 sq ft
    Lot Size: 24,547 sq ft
    Added: 07/06/22, Last Updated: 11/23/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: CV22139392
    Community: Altadena
    The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/23/2022 by 8%
    Status: Active


    RARE FIND. Hidden gem in the hills of Altadena. This 3-bedroom/1 bathroom home has lots of potential for the right buyer. Property is sold in "as-is" condition and need some updating. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac with a lot size of approximately 24,000 sqft and is a dream location. No sign on property.

    Listed with REGINA WOFFORD CalDRE: 01816393 | 626-512-3290, EXACT FIT INVESTMENT


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  • Wed, 23 Nov 2022 09:18:00 +0000: $1,098,000 :: 3072 Ewing Avenue, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,313 sq ft
    Lot Size: 9,592 sq ft
    Added: 11/23/22, Last Updated: 11/23/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-12055
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    Nestled in the foothills of Altadena, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, hidden gem, awaits its new owner. Positioned at the end of a long driveway, this home offers both privacy and tranquility. Upon entering this charming home, you will find an open floor plan, with a light-filled living room opening to the kitchen and dining area, leading to a separate family room. Two of the bedrooms share a hallway full bath off the living room, while the primary ensuite offers privacy, with an entrance off the family room. Both the family room and the primary bedroom overlook the expansive park-like yard, which is ready for the avid gardener or consummate entertainer. Home upgrades in the past few years include all new light fixtures, plantation shutters, all new doors and hardware, new landscaping with both sprinkler and drip systems, a pergola, and so much more. This home is conveniently located near JPL, Pasadena Rose Bowl, Altadena Country Club, and some of the best hiking trails in the area. Don't miss the opportunity to be the next owner of the beautiful home.

    Listed with Kerry Jackson CalDRE: 01977527 | (626) 808-2500, Coldwell Banker Realty


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  • Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:15:00 +0000: $1,830,000 :: 345 E Mendocino Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,149 sq ft
    Lot Size: 10,019 sq ft
    Added: 11/13/22, Last Updated: 11/22/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: AR22234486
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    A rare opportunity to own this artistic compound nestled in the beautiful foothills of Altadena awaits its next lucky owner. Brimming with charm and surrounded by verdant nature, hiking trails and nearby streams, you will immediately feel transported out of the hustle and bustle of the city.This home features two master bedrooms with full ensuite baths, as well as a spacious high vaulted ceiling family room with a stunning fireplace, tastefully remodeled kitchen. Retreat to your own suite with spa-like features including a TRI walk-in separate shower systems wrapped in a gorgeous white carrara marble, free-standing tub, and a custom european oak vanity. Fine custom wood flooring, fixtures, finishes and Thor appliances provide an upmarket premium home vibe. Function supports form with brand new 200A electric panel and wiring throughout, and grounding circuits, full copper supply line repipe, 5-ton HVAC system, SolarEdge 26-panels solar system, premium built-in speakers and a swimming pool. In close proximity to JPL, Pasadena Rose Bowl, Altadena Country Club, Altadena farmers market, La Cañada Flintridge, Homestate, Amara Kitchen, Highlight Coffee, Millard Canyon Falls and some of LA County's best hiking trails! Do not miss this dream!

    Listed with Jack Yang CalDRE: 02013453 | 626-734-7020, KW Executive


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  • Fri, 18 Nov 2022 17:43:00 +0000: $999,000 :: 276 Wapello Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,602 sq ft
    Lot Size: 6,500 sq ft
    Added: 11/18/22, Last Updated: 11/18/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-12029
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    This enchanting 1925 English cottage with original charm is near Farnsworth Park in a wonderful pocket of Altadena. With its steeply pitched roofline, rounded archways, and stone columns, this home boasts classic cottage-style architectural features. In need of some interior renovation, this home offers true potential.The covered front porch is flanked by two large windows with darling decorative shutters. Upon entry, you'll find a warm living room graced with a period fireplace believed to be Batchelder. A rounded archway leads to the dining room with a large built-in cabinet, a popular feature of this era, offering functionality and vintage character. The light and bright kitchen is just beyond the dining room. Offering a good amount of cabinetry, the kitchen could be remodeled or totally redesigned, perhaps combining it with the adjacent service porch to create a spacious eat-in kitchen. On a separate wing are two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each bedroom features a walk-in closet with built-in dressers. Natural light flows through the multiple windows in each room. There are two closets in the hallway. The full bath features a pedestal sink flanked by built-in vintage cabinetry plus a combination shower/tub.The original attic of the home has been converted to include two additional bedrooms, each with excellent closet space. Additionally there is a storage room that might be suited to a bathroom conversion. This additional space on the second level, measured at 578 square feet, adds tremendous opportunity for further development of this functional space. The detached garage matches the character of the home with a tall pitched roof, offering a potential as an ADU or additional storage. The home has been updated with dual paned windows, tankless hot water heater, newer HVAC and a newer roof. Don't miss this charming cottage and let your imagination run wild with the many possibilities this home has to offer. Measured at 1602 sf. Public record shows 1024 sf. Sold in ''as is condition'' without warranty or guarantee of any kind, explicit or implied. This is a Probate sale, subject to overbid and court confirmation.

    Listed with Nancy Valentine CalDRE: 01305369 | (818) 259-4270, DPP


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  • Thu, 17 Nov 2022 22:06:00 +0000: $950,000 :: 41 W Palm Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,045 sq ft
    Lot Size: 5,040 sq ft
    Added: 11/16/22, Last Updated: 11/17/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: 22219196
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    1924 verified Jane's Cottage built in the English Country style popular at the time of this small tract Altadena development by Elisha P. Janes (E.P., as he was known professionally) is an early example of residential development in the LA Basin. Janes' building program called for six room, one-story, stucco houses with "full landscaping." Now, almost 100 years later, this charming Janes' home is on the market for the first time in 20 years. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, soaring archway interiors, hardwood flooring and many original detailing. A separate 2-car garage and off-street parking with fenced yard and room for small pool or spa is located on the side of the corner lot. Make this very special home yours today. A Truly Unique Property!

    Listed with Joan Yarfitz CalDRE: 00708625 | 213-610-4448, Engel & Volkers Beverly Hills


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  • Wed, 16 Nov 2022 14:45:00 +0000: $702,000 :: 2536 Devonshire Lane, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 862 sq ft
    Lot Size: 3,176 sq ft
    Added: 11/16/22, Last Updated: 11/16/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-12003
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    WOW!!!! This is one of Altadena Treasures! This charming private Cul-de-sac, is the best kept secret! Welcome to this adorable 2 Bedroom 1 bath English Cottage!This fantastic fixer has hard wood floors, Batchelder Fireplace, Kitchen nook, laundry area, dining room and a one car garage, The back yard area is great area to have a cookout or a relaxing afternoon. Bring your contractor!!! This private street is one of a kind! PROATE COURT CONFIRMATION Required.

    Listed with Gretchen Palmer CalDRE: 01707834 | (310) 874-6087, COMPASS


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  • Tue, 15 Nov 2022 15:12:00 +0000: $1,995,000 :: 1375 New York Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,015 sq ft
    Lot Size: 15,682 sq ft
    Added: 11/15/22, Last Updated: 11/15/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-11990
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Active


    Stylish and set in a peaceful neighborhood, this amazing Altadena abode has been beautifully updated and will take your breath away at first impression! Designed by Marston, Van Pelt & Maybury and shaded by three mature sycamore trees, it's an ideal blend of timeless elegance and modern function. In the impeccable interior, brilliant sunlight flowing through bay windows and multiple glass doors showcases rich hardwood-style flooring and original fixtures, making it easy to see why the seller calls this residence 'The House of Light.' A fireplace welcomes guests to your inviting living room, and the open-air dining area dazzles with custom built-in china cabinets.Arranged for maximum efficiency, the tiled kitchen offers stunning granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Both here and in the baths, you'll see more of the tasteful features and attention to detail that make this must-see gem so appealing. The primary bedroom suite has a generously sized dressing room closet and doors leading out to the patio. You'll also have a basement, an attic, and abundant storage space. As a premium perk, there's a guest house with a kitchen, bath, living room, and a bedroom. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are within easy reach, plus you're close to the Altadena Golf Course. A picture-perfect lifestyle could be all yours, so what are you waiting for? Come take a tour before someone else does!

    Listed with Jayne Parsons CalDRE: 00874915 | (626) 204-3348, Keller Williams Realty


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


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