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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.

  • Sat, 15 May 2021 13:48:00 +0000: $975,000 :: 1766 Vistillas Road, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,536 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,406 sq ft
    Added: 05/15/21, Last Updated: 05/15/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4751
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    Located on a great neighborhood street in Altadena this one-story Spanish bungalow is full of 1923 vintage charm and architectural detail. A courtyard entry patio offers stunning San Gabriel Mountain views and sunset vistas, the perfect spot to relax. The lovely proportioned living room has refinished hardwood floors, a Batchelder style tiled fireplace, built-in glass front bookcase and desk, and original hardwood crown molding. An arched entry opens to the formal dining room with hardwood floors and a separate seating alcove. The kitchen is airy and bright.It has a built-in breakfast table and benches. The spacious kitchen provides many possibilities. There are three bedrooms- a large master has a wall of closets, hardwood floors and newer windows. The second and third bedrooms have hardwood floors and ample closets. There are two baths-one full bath with separate tub, shower , built in vanity and pedestal sink. The other is a 3/4 bath with a shower. The private back yard is fully fenced, there are citrus trees and areas to garden. The detached garage has a workbench and storage plus there is a carport. Roses, camellias and specimen trees grace the front yard. This is a wonderful opportunity to become the new owner of a much loved and cherished home in a wonderful location.

    Listed with Robin Stever CalDRE: 00916653, Coldwell Banker Realty


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  • Fri, 14 May 2021 16:15:00 +0000: $1,188,000 :: 740 Figueroa Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,022 sq ft
    Lot Size: 0 sq ft
    Added: 04/07/21, Last Updated: 05/14/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4734
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    According to the owner, this Unique One Level Mid Century Modern home was moved From La Canada to Figueroa when the 210 FWY was built. This is the first time this property has been on the market in approximately 53 years. The entry leads to an open floor plan with beamed ceilings, skylights, and amazing views of the spacious deck and rear garden. There is a formal Living Room, Dining area with modern built-ins, Master Bedroom,( which could easily be converted to a retreat), two additional Bedrooms, and 1 3/4 baths. This home is perfect for entertaining, with an extra large patio, outdoor built in counter tops, sink with garbage disposal, and loads of storage space for outdoor events. The mature Wisteria Blooms are breathtaking every spring and ideal for garden parties.

    Listed with Karen Huante-Alexander CalDRE: 01063774, Coldwell Banker 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/!


  • Thu, 13 May 2021 17:18:00 +0000: $1,295,000 :: 4535 El Prieto Road, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,187 sq ft
    Lot Size: 12,633 sq ft
    Added: 04/02/21, Last Updated: 05/13/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4720
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    This spacious Midcentury home sits high in the foothills of Altadena with a sparkling pool overlooking El Prieto Canyon. Located in the cherished Meadows neighborhood. Imagine taking a swim in private surroundings and then relaxing in your lounge chair taking in all the nature, canyon and mountain views in a location known for quiet and plentiful wildlife. And here's the wonderful thing about the floorplan: the living room, dining area and entry are all open with views to the canyon and foothills. The kitchen is open to the dining area with views to the front yard. There is a very large en-suite bedroom located at the front of the house that has a three-quarter bath with enclosed shower and is adjacent to the family room. A second en-suite bedroom at the back of the house has views to the back yard and a roomy bath with three-quarter glass enclosed shower. Lots of room for everyone to spread out. There are two additional bedrooms and full bath along the hall. Many improvements have been recently completed including interior painting, new carpeting, landscaping, flooring, plumbing, and electrical fixes. Located on a cul-de-sac with access to the trails only a few feet away. If looking for a get-away with serenity, nature, and style, this is it. Welcome to The Meadows.

    Listed with Gregory Stanton CalDRE: 01482973, COMPASS


    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/!


  • Thu, 13 May 2021 13:03:00 +0000: $1,880,000 :: 1194 Boston Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,075 sq ft
    Lot Size: 10,890 sq ft
    Added: 05/11/21, Last Updated: 05/13/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4714
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    Welcome to this 1919 Perfect American Prairie inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and attributed to the Foss Design and Builders who were prominent in the area between 1910 and 1920. Frank Lloyd Wright pioneered the American Prairie style which was popular from 1900 -1920. Steps from the Altadena Country Club, this impressive home on a coveted street is a magnificent reflection of craftsmanship and quality from an era noted for its architecturally significant contributions to design and style. The owners have meticulously cared for the home while gently bringing it todays' style of living. Transitioning from the traditional living space adorned by gleaming hardwood floors and detailed crown molding you enter a gourmet chef inspired kitchen with every accessory necessary for today's executive bon vivant. Accentuated also for entertaining, the space includes a well positioned and handsome wet bar for all your hosting needs. The home flows gently into each space with grace and elegance. The private lush backyard is in bloom and abounding with color and pageantry, a Zen garden sitting area allows you to take in the smells and sights of nature. The house has been carefully upgraded including all systems namely, a bolted foundation, new electrical and plumbing throughout, all new LED recessed lighting fixtures. Full custom remodeled kitchen and bathrooms. Garage conversion that could be annexed as an ADU. Ample dining and patio space on both shoulders of the home. Come meet grandeur and comfort, come meet your new home!

    Listed with Jordan Nedeff CalDRE: 01374071, COMPASS


    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/!


  • Thu, 13 May 2021 10:44:00 +0000: $1,150,000 :: 603 Athens Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,008 sq ft
    Lot Size: 13,504 sq ft
    Added: 04/30/21, Last Updated: 05/13/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4510
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    This completely reimagined California bungalow has been given a thorough and thoughtful overhaul and is ready to be called home once more. The functional floor plan provides for two large bedrooms, two bathrooms with open kitchen, dining and living areas. With rebuilt systems and high end finishes inside and an expansive, beautifully landscaped lot outside this property truly has it all. A very special home in a very special location!

    Listed with Matthew Helganz CalDRE: 01435250, Meridian Capital 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/!


  • Thu, 13 May 2021 08:28:00 +0000: $899,000 :: 2375 Catherine Road, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,656 sq ft
    Lot Size: 6,534 sq ft
    Added: 05/13/21, Last Updated: 05/13/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-4706
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Active


    Traditional shake shingle cottage located near Altadena's Christmas Tree Lane is airy and bright. Charming like a rustic East coast seaside retreat but unmistakably Altadena with deodar and Mountain views, this unique character home offers traditional architectural features with some fun offbeat flair. Nestled behind a leafy hedge and punctuated with the orange blooms of pomegranate and cape honeysuckle, the front yard offers thick green grass as well as quiet garden seating. The welcoming front door echos garden color and opens to gleaming hardwood floors and a living room offering plentiful windows, a traditional stacked brick fireplace with painted surround and mantel, built-in bookshelves and grooved flat panel siding. Formal dining room is spacious as is the kitchen with plenty of counters space, cool O'Keefe and Merritt stove and sunny eat-in breakfast area plus adjacent laundry. Family room is lovely with built-in shelves for books and television plus a wall of windows offering sparkling pool views. Just outside the family room is a huge covered patio with brick planter. It provides a shady outdoor room to enjoy just off the pool deck. Three bedrooms are light filled and roomy. The large owners suite opens to the patio and enjoys an en-suite bath. Two additional bedrooms share a full bath located in the hallway. Fruit trees, two-car garage, driveway parking, and a fantastic central Altadena location just minutes from Cafe de Leche, Amara Kitchen, Fox's, El Patron, Webster's and more.

    Listed with Teresa Fuller CalDRE: 01315387, COMPASS


    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/!


  • Thu, 13 May 2021 05:41:00 +0000: $1,338,000 :: 1834 Midwick Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,363 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,841 sq ft
    Added: 05/11/21, Last Updated: 05/13/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: PF21101070
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Status: Active


    Lovely Midcentury Home in Quaint Altadena Neighborhood! This charming home is move-in ready and has been meticulously maintained by the owners. It features 3 bedrooms, including a master suite with beautiful bathroom, 3 bathrooms, a family room, large breakfast room, formal living and dining rooms, and an enclosed porch with Koi pond. A lovely bonus feature of this home is the additional office attached to the garage plus an exercise room. The kitchen is incredibly spacious with center island, ample counter space, under counter lighting and a built-in desk nook. Any cook will be delighted to cook in this space not only because of its easy flow but also because of its inviting ambiance! The views of the mountains are stunning and the neighborhoods to walk around this property boast tranquility, peace, and close location to hiking trails and the Altadena Town & Country Club. And if staying home to enjoy the out-of-doors is more your liking, this property features an inviting built-in barbeque retreat complete with trellis drooped in trailing grape vines, firepit sitting area, table and chairs; a perfect hideaway from the beat of city life!The owners have loved this home and are sad to say goodbye as they move across country. Their detailed hands of care and meticulous upkeep of this home can be seen in so many details: there is new copper piping with recirculating hot water system, a multi-zone HVAC, new insulation in the walls, attic, and crawlspace, upgraded electrical and electrical panel, central air conditioning, security system, automatic sprinklers, 3 updated bathrooms, fresh paint, roof with operable skylights (10 years old), shaded driveway parking and built-in cabinetry. A home neatly wrapped with a bow on top!

    Listed with John Fredrickson CalDRE: 00853111, Sotheby's International 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/!


  • Wed, 12 May 2021 19:08:00 +0000: $675,000 :: 249 W Las Flores Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 970 sq ft
    Lot Size: 8,277 sq ft
    Added: 04/22/21, Last Updated: 05/12/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: CV21074084
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Status: Active


    LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!! This is a fantastic opportunity to build your dream home on a lovely street located in the beautiful Altadena foothills only minutes away to JPL, hiking trails, the Rose Bowl, schools, shopping, eateries, 210, 134 and 2 freeway. Situated in the shadows of the San Gabriel Mountains on a generous lot. Existing home features two bedrooms, one bath with 970 square feet of living space with ample room to renovate and expand! Proposed plans to build Modern Style Home and ADU included. Plans have been approved by the county of Los Angeles planning department to build 2907SqFt of living space including ADU. Main house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, one powder room, 2107SqFt of open living space, high ceilings with tons of natural light, open kitchen that includes a beautiful waterfall island and walk-in pantry, two car garage, courtyard with state of the art see through fire place, and many more breathtaking details. ADU offers 800SqFt of open living space, one bedroom, one full size bathroom, bonus room, high ceilings, spacious driveway, washer and dryer hookups, and plenty of outdoor space perfect for entertaining family and guest.

    Listed with ANGEL PINEDA CalDRE: 01890442, PREMIER REALTY & ESTATES


    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/!


  • Wed, 12 May 2021 13:19:00 +0000: $1,600,000 :: 1550 Homewood Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    6 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 4,800 sq ft
    Lot Size: 25,265 sq ft
    Added: 05/06/21, Last Updated: 05/12/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: PF21098460
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Status: Active


    FULLY APPROVED PLANS, PERMIT READY FOR CONTEMPORARY HOME AND ADU ON RARE, ESTATE-SIZED LOT. 25,000+ SF, lot, with flat building pad for ease of construction, family living and entertaining. Private, secluded lot on one of the most desirable streets in Altadena; on a cul-de-sac, no through traffic. Wonderful neighborhood of noteworthy, custom-designed early to mid-20th-century homes. All Plans fully approved by LA County and permit ready, including architecture, grading and drainage, septic, and landscaping. Includes Architectural Plans for a contemporary style 4100 SF 5-bedroom/4 Bath home with 3-car garage, plus a 700 SF 1-bedroom/1 Bath ADU with 1-car garage; designed by noted contemporary architectural firm, Holtz & Associates. All utilities to site: gas, water, electric. Site Improvements completed: New driveway and retaining walls; mass grading, and drainage channels completed. Mature trees and natural boulders on lot. Plenty of space for pool, spa and outdoor BBQ/kitchen and multiple patio areas for indoor/outdoor living. Seller financing available.

    Listed with James Osterling CalDRE: 01887687, Jim Osterling


    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/!


  • Wed, 12 May 2021 11:24:00 +0000: $1,500,000 :: 607 Royce Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Homes for Sale
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    3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,416 sq ft
    Lot Size: 9,584 sq ft
    Added: 05/12/21, Last Updated: 05/12/21
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: CV21096235
    Community: 604 - Altadena
    Status: Active


    Be prepared to be impressed, Altadena is a desired community and this spacious Gem is waiting for a lovely family. Close to schools, freeways, Churches, Library, shopping centers, Fitness Center, the Paseo Pasadena , the World known Rose Bowl and Golf Coarse, the newly renovated Lincoln area for shopping and dinning . It is within a mile and half of the City of La Cañada Flintridge and Jpl. This home sits on 9765 Square foot of Lot. Two Stories, 2416 square feet of home. Balcony, Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Second Building, Studio/ADU on property, Stone Patio, Garage, and much more. Spacious, Elegant and in the Heart of Altadena. Quite Spacious Tree Lined Street. The Home features an entry way that leads to a Huge formal Elegant Living room with fireplace for family and friends on holidays with wood floors throughout the downstairs. There is a Kitchen off the Living room with Dinning and Breakfast nook. The downstairs also features a large Den/ Office with French doors which leads to a Large Family room, then to the outdoor patio and Pool area. The downstairs also features a Large guest room with its own full bathroom, the former master bedroom, and a second full bathroom for family and friends. There is more to the downstairs. The second floor comes with a recently added Large Master Suite and Elegant master bathroom, balcony overseeing the entire back yard pool and Jacuzzi area, there is a third large bedroom on the second floor. The home has lots of storage throughout the property and extra added features. Much more to see!

    Listed with HARRIET JONES CalDRE: 01711247, HOMESMART, EVERGREEN 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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