What really happened to the housing market this year?  Well let’s look at the stats.August 2011 saw the lowest price/SF and from that point on we have seen some terrific gains and movement in the marketplace. This is shown by the chart on the right. Here we can see significant and steady increases in sales prices, a whopping  28% increase in price/SF!

If you have a craving for pizza but don’t want the run of the mill chain pizza place or yet another trip to Peter Piper Pizza with the kids you must head over to historic downtown GlendaleLa Piazza Al Forno will not disappoint. This wood fired brick oven pizzeria uses only the freshest and best ingredient to create their spectacular pizzas.  House made mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes and home made dough and fresh toppings are what make this pizza so good.  So much so that La Piazza Al Forno is a VPN certified Neapolitan Pizzeria.

If you are planning on selling your home you have many options these days.  There are many real estate agents to select from; some homeowners may opt to try to sell their home themselves.  This is a large undertaking and not to mention a time consuming project.  Here are some tips for those wanting to venture into a For Sale by Owner or FSBO. Make sure to price your home correctly. To do this you may need to do a bit of research on what home prices in your area are.  You don’t want to be overpriced and you certainly want to get the most that you can.  The first two weeks your home goes on the market are crucial; this is when buyer’s interest levels are higher.