Jenny was born in Pasadena and raised in the San Gabriel Valley. She graduated from Pomona College, then began her career working for the California State Legislature where she met her husband, Anthony. She took time off to raise her young children. Their daughter is now a junior at UCSB and their son is a freshman at NYU. She reentered the work force as an event planner and most recently worked for a decade as business manager for a local interior designer.
Jenny volunteers on the gala and garden event committees for the Elizabeth House, a home for pregnant homeless women in Pasadena. She is a member of the San Marino Garden Club. There, she shares her interests in gardens, plants and floral design. Jenny enjoys entertaining friends and family, cooking for church events, mentoring young people, traveling, camping, reading and yoga.
She has a keen interest in real estate, and a knack for discovering a “diamond in the rough” or “perfect gem”. With enthusiasm and integrity, she will be a valuable resource for her clients in their real estate transactions.
She takes pride in her community and looks forward to working with Podley Properties, providing clients with exceptional service.
Mastermind Summit // June 6-8th, 2018
This year 7 Podley Properties agents attended Brian Buffini’s Mastermind Summit. Mastermind is a personal growth event held every year in San Diego. The event was hosted by Brian Buffini, with messages from world-renowned guest speakers, it is packed with content and experiences designed to ignite change. This year’s attendees from Podley Properties were Crystal Narramore, Megan Ferrell and husband John, Sue Cook, Cheyenne Wilbur, Luther Tsinoglou, wife Georgina and daughter Lidia, Sherry Carr and Bill Derrick.
The most successful real estate professionals are no strangers to the concept of self improvement. They commit to learning and, as a result, their businesses thrive.
Buffini & Co. asked some of their most accomplished Members who’ve attended the elite business conference, The Peak Experience, “What are your best tips for personal and professional growth?”
|My best tip for personal and professional growth and development is to always be a student; no matter how old you are or how long you’ve been in your career field, be curious, be inquisitive and always be learning. Adjust your mindset to hear and fully consider what is being said. It will create the greatest opportunity for growth.
This article by Laura Foreman originally appeared in Buffini & Company Magazine
Shock rock legend Alice Cooper has a duplex for sale in Echo Park at $1.299 million. No, this isn’t an investment property he happens to own — it’s a space he has used as a writer’s retreat when in town creating music for himself and the Hollywood Vampires.
The two-unit house was built in 1927 and maintains its Spanish-style roots with arched windows and passages. The 2,027 square feet of interiors, however, look fresh and new with updated kitchens, bathrooms and light walls. The singer-songwriter-actor completely renovated the duplex when he bought it in 2006 for $700,000.
About This Old House
Asking price: $1,248,000
248 El Nido Drive // You are invited to view this wonderful, original American Craftsman home, situated on a quaint cul-de-sac at the base of the mountains. This historic, architecturally significant “clinker-brick” house, with red clay tile roof, was built in 1925 as the Harry Nelson residence.
This 93 year old house has withstood the tests of time and elements. It is a prime example of gracious living and the California American Arts & Crafts movement. It’s an old, sturdy house, giving shelter and security and featuring all the modern upgrades and features one expects in a modern household. This house is reminiscent of an easier lifestyle and invites all who come to visit. All are welcome!
Year built: 1925
House size: 2,185 sf | Basement: 607 sf | Garage: 371 sf
Beds: Five | Baths: Two
Lot size: 10,491 sf
Features: The interior is in pristine condition, and features all original exotic hardwood trim, living room with Batchelder fireplace, restored kitchen with hand made Vermont tiles & vintage copper ceiling, additional patio/sunroom and a large wrap-around porch. The yard is surrounded by fencing, hedges, large neighbor’s trees and a productive avocado grove.
About the Area: The wonderful neighborhood provides no through traffic, no dogs barking and no wild or noisy garage bands practicing. This place is like a small town movie set.
Visit www.248ElNido.com for more information
Article originally appeared on www.CircaOldHouses.com
2021 Ahlin Drive // La Cañada Flintridge 91011
Offered at: $889,000
La Cañada Schools! Sophisticated modern cottage home, completely remodeled in 2018 with newer kitchen, baths, and hardwood flooring throughout. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms plus a dedicated laundry room. Upper level with a full-size bath plus a great size bedroom with the laundry chute. The stylish open concept kitchen has quartz countertops, apron sink, and newer stainless-steel appliances. Lower level with second bedroom, custom bunk beds and second bathroom with double sinks and shower. Laundry room is located in the lower level, plus a storage room that can be use as storage/office. Newer central AC system and more.
- Completely renovated in 2018
- Laundry Room
- New Central AC, Kitchen, Baths
- Newer Plumbing System, Electrical System Panels, Windows
- Stainless Steel Appliances
- Aprin Sink
- Washer & Dryer
Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, Pam Tomashek is a graduate of Punjab University in Chandigarh with a BS in Science, and speaks, reads, and writes fluent Thai. She has been a long time resident of the foothills region of Los Angeles County, comfortably familiar with the neighborhoods of La Canada, La Crescenta, Sunland/Tujunga and much of the San Gabriel Valley.
As a client focused Realtor®, Pam listens to her client’s needs and works with both home buyers and current home owners to maximize their search using the latest in digital and old fashioned neighborhood knowledge. Pam brings an array of marketing and sales tools to maximize the value of your property.
Besides real estate, Pam’s other passions include music and cooking. She’s an active member of the prestigious Sanctuary Choir at Lake Avenue Congregational Church in Pasadena. She loves to explore new recipes and try them out with her family and friends (this could be you!). She has even formed a dinner group which meets monthly to share each other’s gourmet dishes.
Pam is a member of National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors and Pasadena-Foothill Association of Realtors. If you, your family, or friends are considering in buying or selling, please do not hesitate to reach out. Pam looks forward to assisting you with all of your real estate needs!
701 Alamosa Drive // Claremont 91711
Asking price: $3,600,000
With such amenities as a recording studio and a temperature-controlled garage, this gated compound seems suited for the bright lights of Hollywood. But it’s the quiet city of Claremont where the place sits on more than an acre of grounds.
Recently reimagined, the home strikes a balance between rustic casual and contemporary flair. A beamed-ceiling great room, distressed-wood accents and barn-style sliding doors are among features of note. In the master bathroom, backlighting sets off a vibrant slab of onyx.
House size: 5,733 square feet, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms
Lot size: 1.25 acres
Features: Distressed-wood siding; designer wall coverings; barn-style sliding doors; great room with exposed-beam ceiling; chef’s kitchen; master suite with backlit onyx shower; detached guesthouse; temperature-controlled garage with studio rooms, loft and bar; covered cabana; native fruit orchard; swimming pool and spa with rock grotto; outdoor kitchen
About the area: In the 91711 ZIP Code, based on 19 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $680,000, a 1.5% increase over the same month last year, according to CoreLogic.
Visit www.ClaremontOasis.com for more information
Article written by Neal J. Leitereg and originally appeared on www.LATimes.com
Summer Movie Series
Memorial Park > Times Vary
2: Cars 3
9: Lego Ninjago
Villa-Parke > 7:30pm
2: Lego Ninjago
9: Early Man
4: Library Park > Back to the Future
11: Kiwanis Park > CoCo
Street Food Cinema
4: Pasadena > The Mask
11: Glendale > Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
18: Pasadena > Casablanca
25: Arcadia > Bridesmaids
Memorial Park > 8pm
10: A Wrinkle in Time
Rooftop Cinema Series
18: Jurrasic Park
25: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Memorial Park > 6-8pm
5: Pat O’Brien & The Priests of Love.
12: The Skinny Ties
Finkbiner Park Bandshell > 6pm
5: Full Petty Fever
La Cañada Flintridge
Memorial Park > 6-8pm
5: Woodie & The Longboards
12: Brian Lynn Jones & The Misfit Cowboys
19: Pacific Coast Highway
26: Hot August Nights
Farnsworth Park > 7pm
4: Deja Vu
18: Greg & The Gallows
25: The Blue Breeze Band
City Hall West Lawn > 6:30pm
2: Yard Sale
9: Cash Up Front
Saturdays at Station Square Amphitheater
Sundays at Library Park
Villa-Parke > 5:30-7:30pm
11: Latin Fiesta
Norton Simon Museum > 5-6pm
4: Debussy: The Painter of Sound
11: Baroque, Classical & Romantic Traditions
25: I See You, I Hear You: Santoor, Tabla, Raga
Friday Night Twilight
Glendora Village > 6-8pm
3: Moonlight Madness Sale
10: Mystery Event in the Bus Plaza
17: 50’s Night
24: Game Night
31: Community Giveback Charity Event
Sierra Madre Shakespeare Festival
Memoral Park > 7:30pm
3, 4, 11 & 18: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
End of Summer Carnival
Eisenhower Park, Arcadia > 10am-2pm
8: “Greatest carnival on Earth.” Play carnival games & win kid-friendly prizes!
Arboretum Summer Nights
LA County Arboretum, Arcadia > 5-8pm
10: Crafts, live music, food trucks, lawn games & more in a natural, serene setting.
Classic Car Nights
Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena > 6-8pm
10 & 24: Classic car show with burgers, live music, a raffle & all-ages fun. 24th will feature the annual Chili Cook-Off!
Playhouse District Third Thursdays
Pasadena Playhouse District > 6-9pm
16: See, hear & play! Featuring music, dancing, art, food specials, games & more.
Flashback Car & Motorcycle Show
Glendora Village > 6-11pm
18: 31st Annual classic car show featuring trucks, hot rods, a kids’ fun zone & incredible food.
Play Music on the Porch Day
Altadena Library > 4-6pm
25: Jam with local musicians on a beautiful summer afternoon. All skill levels welcome!
Narrated Tours of Historic Monrovia
Monrovia Community Center > 10-11:30am
25: Guided tour with city historian & storyteller extraordinaire, Steve Baker.
End of Summer Celebration
Descanso Gardens, La Cañada > 5:30-10pm
29: The gardens stay open late for this end of summer celebration. Cold drinks, music & more!
A small glimpse of our day yesterday at the 2018 Colorado Street Bridge Party. Every other year residents of Pasadena gather to celebrate the majestic #coloradobridge in #pasadena Great time hanging out with our Podley Properties peeps. Fortunate to work for such an amazing company!
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Repost by Andrew Carbajal