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Price Reductions

From time to time and it seems as though especially during the current market, you will see price reductions becoming more prevalent.  We have had price reductions on 3 of our listings this week. There can be many different reasons that you might have a price reduction.  For instance…

1) 2503 Fairgreen, Monrovia    the current owner has purchased another home and just entered escrow.  Price reduction $16,000.

2) 735 Arcadia Ave. #C, Arcadia – the owners of this home feel that it is important to get this home into escrow while there is still sufficient time for the new purchaser to enroll in school. Price Reduction $10,000.

3) 1998 ½  Buena Vista, Duarte    the owner lives out of the area and has had the home on the market since February and has decided it is time to cut their losses.  Price reduction $11,500.

What does all of this mean?  It means that in spite of all the doom and gloom forecasts this can still be a time to happen upon tremendous deals and end up with a home that you would never have been able to afford in the past.

As they say…”timing is everything”

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Jerry Baker and Connie Snider Sell Homes Fast

You would think that selling high-end real estate in a challenging market would be difficult, but for “Fine Homes and Estate Specialists” Jerry Baker and Connie Snider, putting these homes in escrow is a quick process. Averaging 25.5 days on the market, Jerry and Connie are using their pro-active marketing approach to get fantastic results for their clients.

Using a vast array of media, the Baker and Snider team have strung together an impressive campaign of sales totaling more than $5,000,000. Focusing their efforts to San Marino, Arcadia and Pasadena the team is quickly developing a reputation for being the “go to” REALTORS in this sought after area of the San Gabriel Valley. “We market homes on several different levels, direct mail, print advertising, internet, as well as follow-up after open houses” said Connie Snider at a recent marketing meeting. “Hard work has paid off for us as well as our clients and we feel that it is an exciting time to be in real estate!”

“Fine Homes & States is a special division within the CENTURY 21 system that very few REALTORS pursue,” mentioned CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes General Manager Hugo Torres, “Jerry and Connie have made a concerted effort to use (CENTURY 21) system tools, the internet, their own innovations and good ‘old-fashioned’ hard work to succeed. I am not surprised at all by their success and momentum going into the busy season.”

Jerry and Connie’s business tagline is “Partners In Real Estate”. As a team they specialize in representing marquee clientele and Fine Homes and Estates throughout the San Gabriel Valley. If you would like to discuss the value of your current home or the purchase of a new property now is the time!