lofts: South Pasadena CA - Mission Meridian Village - 01/06/13 05:02 PM
South Pasadena CA - Mission Meridian Village




 
Mission Meridian Village is a 67 home community consisting of lofts, condos, townhome style condos and three patio homes built in 2005 in the city of South Pasadena, California.   A project of this scale is unusual in a city as mature and built-out as South Pasadena.  





  



For background information on Mission Meridian Village check Mission Meridian Village in South Pasadena CA
In 2012, there were twelve properties sold in the development ranging in price from $412,500 to $965,000 … (11 comments)

lofts: Pasadena CA - Not Ready to Buy? Looking to Lease? - 12/09/12 11:29 PM
Pasadena CA - Not Ready to Buy?  Looking To Lease?




If you are not yet ready to buy and looking to lease a property in Pasadena CA, I can be of assistance to you.    Are you new to the area?   Are you looking to downsize and wonder if a condo or townhouse will be the right next move?   Want to be closer to work? Or School?   Whatever the reason, contact me and let me of assistance to you whether you are a thinking of leasing in the Pasadena area area or the West San Gabriel Valley.   Are … (15 comments)

lofts: Seven Rooms In 420 Square Feet - Intrigued? I Was - 10/09/12 01:41 PM
Seven Rooms In 420 Square Feet - Intrigued?  I Was





There it was in my email inbox -- Seven Rooms and 420 Square Feet.   Intrigued?   I was. You betcha.  I subscribe to the website Curbed LA as well as versions in San Francisco and New York City.   I receive a daily email with some interesting views on real estate, architecture and the world of design.   The posts are short with links to related sites.   Comments tend to be snarky but if you can get passed some of this, you can find some kinda cool things.
The … (22 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA Real Estate - Confused? Ask Me for Some Direction - 09/30/12 11:50 PM
South Pasadena, CA -- It’s Confusing In Real Estate -- Contact Me For Some Direction






You’ve heard it all --  South Pasadena CA real estate can be confusing -- low inventory of homes available yet some homes stay on the market for what seems to be excessively long.   Homes selling for over asking price versus homes that seem to be priced too low.   It’s enough to make you ask -- what’s up with that?     Yes while these times may seem a bit chaotic -- there is hope and help available to you.   Let me assist … (4 comments)

lofts: 80 North Raymond Condos in Old Pasadena - 06/12/12 07:39 PM
80 North Raymond Condos in Old Pasadena
 

 
Built in 1996, 80 North Raymond is a 24 unit complex in a convenient Old Pasadena location.   The complex features multiple floor plans in single to multi level designs from studios to residences with two bedrooms and a den.   80 North Raymond features a distinctive entry gate an open courtyard pathway that leads to the individual condos.  Parking is in the secured garage area and the units feature laundry connections -- dramatic interiors with soarng ceilings, abundant windows and quality finishes.
 

 
The location is highly desirable -- some units … (9 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena Market Report - Condos/Townhomes/Lofts - 06/08/12 11:29 PM
South Pasadena CA Market Report - Condos/Townhomes/Lofts


Garfield Park in South Pasadena
This is a real estate market recap for condominiums, townhomes and lofts in the city of South Pasadena, CA for the month of May 2012 and the period of January through May 2012 with a comparison for the same monthly and year-to-date to 2011.   Information is as of June 8, 2012 and is from our local multiple listing service and is deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed.


Buster's on Mission Street in South Pasadena
There are currently seven properties in the category currently … (2 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA Market Update - 05/11/12 10:45 PM
South Pasadena CA Market Update


South Pasadena Farmers Market
it's the place to be Thursdays late afternoon to early evening

Perhaps you have seen South Pasadena on a television series, maybe in one of your favorite movies or that commercial last night -- as this small city oftens fills in as Anywhere USA.  Character homes line its many tree-lined streets where unique shops and cafes are dotted near the highly acclaimed South Pasadena schools, parks and public library.   Add to this ambience and you may never realize you are in a location so convenient to Downtown Los Angeles … (7 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena Market Report - Condos/Townhomes/Lofts -- Oh My! - 04/23/12 08:56 PM
 
South Pasadena Market Report - Condos/Townhomes/Lofts -- Oh My!
March/1st Quarter 2012 Report

Buster’s on Mission Street
notice the shadow from the railroad crossing?
ideally located across from the Mission Street Gold Line Station and Thursday Farmer’s Market
South Pasadena is not a suburb of Pasadena but its own separate city. You got that!    Its own school district(and highly acclaimed it might be added),  its own parks and recreation program, well-regarded library, its own Thursday farmer’s market near the Gold Line station, unique stores and restaurants and miles of tree-lined streets of character homes from smaller cottages to grand … (16 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA Condo, Townhome & Loft February 2012 Report - 03/25/12 04:47 PM
 
South Pasadena CA Condo, Townhome & Loft February 2012 Report


The Rialto Theater in South Pasadena
What can one expect to find in South Pasadena CA?   Small town atmosphere with big city convenience.  Excellent school district.  Historic public library.  Independent and small businesses along Mission Street, Fair Oaks and El Centro.  Popular recreation and parks program.  Gold Line Station with light rail transportation -- yes public transportation that works!   The weekly Farmers Market.  


Firefly Restaurant on El Centro in South Pasadena


South Pasadena Public Library

When most people think of … (11 comments)

lofts: Mission Meridian Village in South Pasadena CA - 03/03/12 11:03 AM
Mission Meridian Village in South Pasadena CA
 

Mission Meridian Village an urban community in South Pasadena CA
 
Constructed in 2005, Mission Meridian Village is a great example of an urban village in South Pasadena.   Blending different styles, the urbanist architectural firm of Moule and Polyzoides captured the essence of Early California. with Craftsman, Spanish Mission and Early 20th Century Brick clad buildings.  Since South Pasadena is an older city(established 1888), land to build 67 residences in such a built-out city is rare.   Located on Meridian Avenue just north of Mission with three patio homes facing Magnolia Avenue, … (9 comments)

lofts: December 2011 South Pasadena CA Condo/Townhome/Loft Sales Recap - 01/10/12 06:02 PM
December 2011 South Pasadena CA Condo/Townhome/Loft Sales Recap


Garfield Park in South Pasadena
South Pasadena is a city rich in history and offers small town charm that often stands in for Anywhere, USA in movies, television and advertising.  Here you will find tree-lined streets filled with architecturally interesting homes ranging in size from cottages to magnificent estates.   These homes seem to symbolize the image of South Pasadena in the minds of many people.  Beyond the small stores, unique dining and highly acclaimed schools there are condos, townhomes and lofts in  South Pasadena.  Yes, you can live the South … (13 comments)

lofts: Update: South Pasadena Condo/Townhome/Loft Sales Recap - November 2011 - 01/02/12 10:42 PM
Update:  South Pasadena Condo/Townhome/Loft Sales Recap - November 2011
In South Pasadena you'll find the small town charm that often stands in for Anywhere, USA in movies, television, print and online advertising.   On the tree-lined streets you will find  character-rich homes ranging in size from cottages to some of the most grand estates.  These residences seem to symbolize the image of the city in the minds of many people.   But beyond the small stores, neighborhood restaurants/cafes and highly acclaimed schools there are condos, townhomes and lofts in South Pasadena.    Often tucked into small pockets in neighborhoods or in … (2 comments)

lofts: Is There A South Pasadena Condo, Townhome or Loft in Your Future? October 2011 Market Update - 11/12/11 06:35 PM
Is There A South Pasadena Condo, Townhome or Loft in Your Future?   October 2011 Market Update

Mission Gold Line Station in South Pasadena
Have you admired the beautiful tree-lined streets and small town feel of South Pasadena?   Those who live or visit South Pasadena will find unique shopping and dining plus the Mission Station of the Gold Line light rail system.  In addition the highly acclaimed school district and convenient location often draws comparison to Mayberry.   While you won't find Andy or Aunt Bea you may spot little Opie in the form of the many film and art directors who … (2 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA - September 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts) - 10/19/11 02:22 PM
 
South Pasadena CA - September 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts)
Those of who live or visit South Pasadena will find unique shopping and dining plus the Mission Station of the Gold Line light rail system in addition to the highly acclaimed school district in a convenient location with a small town feel.  
In addition to its grand old Craftsman and other character homes, you can also find condominiums and townhomes.
South Pasadena CA - September 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts)
According to local multiple listing reports from October 19, 2011 there were two … (6 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA - August 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts) - 09/08/11 11:24 AM
South Pasadena CA - August 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts)
 
The Anywhere, America appearance of South Pasadena with its many tree-lined streets with character homes often stand in for commericals, television shows, movies and print media.   Iowa?  No, it's South Pasadena.  Backlot at Universal?  Nope, again it's South Pasadena.  Last week, in front of Kaldi, the coffee shop near the South Pasadena Library, I drove passed a half dozen NYC cabs -- huh, you guessed it, filming taking place in South Pasadena.  
Those of who live or visit South Pasadena will find unique shopping … (5 comments)

lofts: The Ostrich Farm Lofts -- South Pasadena CA - 08/28/11 12:38 PM
The Ostrich Farm Lofts  -- South Pasadena CA
Originally opened in 1886 by Edwin Cawston, the Cawston Ostrich Farm was the United States' first ostrich farm and a popular tourist attraction.  It has been stated that the original ostriches made their journey from South Africa to Texas and eventually by train to South Pasadena.  It wasn't an entirely successful trip as only 18 of the 50 ostrichs survived.   Eventually, the Ostrich Farm had a population of over 100 ostriches.  During the early part of the 20th century, visitors could be taken on ostrich drawn carriage rides and buy ostrich related … (9 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA - July 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts) - 08/07/11 02:30 PM
South Pasadena CA - July 2011 Sales Recap & Market Update(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts)
 
The city of South Pasadena is sometimes known as "Tree City". Here tree-lined streets with character homes stand in for commercials, television shows, movies and print media for Anywhere, America. Along Mission Street you will find unique shopping and dining as well as Mission Station for the Gold Line Light Rail system. Condominiums and townhomes blend seamlessly throughout the city which features it owns Police and Fire departments, a well-regarded recreation program, unique shopping and dining, excellent public library and the award winning South Pasadena school … (0 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA June 2011 and Year-To-Date Sales Recap & Market Report(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts) - 07/16/11 11:32 AM
South Pasadena CA June 2011 and Year-To-Date Sales Recap & Market Report(Condos, Townhomes & Lofts)
The city of South Pasadena is sometimes known as "Tree City". Here tree-lined streets with character homes stand in for commercials, television shows, movies and print media for Anywhere, America. Homes in the Altos de Monterey or Old Altos areas often offer spectacular views and a more contemporary flair. Along Mission Street you will find unique shopping and dining as well as Mission Station for the Gold Line Light Rail system. Condominiums and townhomes blend seamlessly throughout the city which features it owns Police and Fire … (4 comments)

lofts: South Pasadena CA - May 2011 Sales Recap & Market Report -- Condos/Townhomes/Lofts - 06/11/11 11:28 AM
South Pasadena CA - May 2011 Sales Recap & Market Report -- Condos/Townhomes/Lofts
While the city of South Pasadena is known for its tree-lined streets, character homes filled with architectural interest, highly acclaimed schools and an almost "Mayberry-like" atmosphere -- did you know you can find condos, townhomes and yes, even, lofts in the city sometimes called "Tree City"?
Eastside, westside and right near the Mission Street Gold Line station, those who desire the lifestyle living in a condominium, townhome or loft can find it in South Pasadena.
South Pasadena CA - May 2011 Sales Recap & Market Report -- Condos/Townhomes/Lofts
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