Sherman Oaks Christmas Tree Lots 2012

With the construction at the corner of Moorpark and Hazeltine the business of selling trees has changed in Sherman Oaks.  By necessity there are a few new locations.  Please feel free to email me any locations I have left out and I will be glad to add them:

In Sherman Oaks

  • At Sherman Oaks Little League, Between Van Nuys Blvd and Hazeltine on Magnolia, Sherman Oaks
  • Tinas Trees, on Sepulveda just south of the 101 freeway, Sherman Oaks

Near Sherman Oaks

  • Santa and Sons, 12901 Burbank Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, Santa and Sons By Valley College
  • Tapia Brothers5251 Hayvenhurst Avenue  Encino, CA 91436 (818) 905-6155

Blair Thompson is a Real Estate Agent with Wish Sothebys International Realty in Sherman Oaks.

 

Veterans Day at VNSO War Memorial Park

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I happened upon A beautiful ceremony at the park during my walk this morning. Complete with 4 buglers, 4 old time Veterans and a fully decked out color guard.   This is being repeated at many thousands of locations across the U.S. and the world.

Thank you to all those who have served and are serving protecting our country.

Blair Thompson is a Real Estate Agent with Wish Sothebys International Realty in Sherman Oaks.

LA City intends to DOUBLE the Real Estate Transfer taxes

For neighborhoods under the control of the City of LA such as Sherman Oaks, Studio City and Encino, selling a home is about to get much more expensive.  A proposal currently under review by the council will drastically raise the taxes charged to homeowners when they sell their home.

When a home sells the current “city transfer tax” is $4.40 per $1,000 of sale price, or about $2,200 on a $500,000 home sale.  This is in addition to the $1.10 per $1,000 the county charges.  Under the new proposal that amount will rise to $9.00 per $1,000.  or $4,500 on a half million dollar house.

The housing market is just in the beggining stages of a recovery Continue reading

3907 Stone Canyon – House Sold in Sherman Oaks, CA

3907 Stone Canyone, Sherman Oaks, CA

SOLD for $1,125,000 in September 2012

3 Bedroom
3 Bath
3,350 sqft
3.02 Acres
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This fabulous home is just looking for the right owner to buy it and transform it into a showplace. Up a long private drive this oasis sits on a large flat pad with a large yard that overlooks Stone Canyon and Continue reading

14848 Greenleaf Street – Sherman Oaks – Distressed Short Sale

SOLD in January 2012 as a Short Sale for $850,000

For Current Rehabbed “For Sale” Listing go to www.14848Greenleaf.com

5 Bedroom
5 Bath
4,000 sqft House
14,998 sfqt Lot

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This house is a contractors special.  Cash Only offers it has great bones and is ready to become an oasis.  Oversized overhangs lend themselves to wraparound patio.  The house sits on a grand Sweeping Lot with a large yard and Mature Growth.  Dark wood and old world charm highlight this house.  This is a short sale that is subject to the approval of the seller and the lender.

Blair Thompson of Wish Sotheby’s International Realty in Sherman Oaks Represented the Buyer in this January 2012 transaction


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