Podley Properties hosted its 4th annual company-wide Spring Cleaning Shredding Event at five office locations, offering this valuable service for free to our clients and community each year. While enjoying coffee, donuts and other refreshments, residents watched on-site trucks safely shred an estimated 54,510 pounds (over 27 tons) of paper!
"We are pleased to offer this valuable service for our clients and Community each year. It delights is on how well it is received and appreciated!" stated Ed Afsharian, Manager of the Podley Properties Pasadena office. “We always want to provide important and interactive opportunities or our clients and community.”
Thank you to all the agents who volunteered their time and made this anouther successful event!
2016 TOTAL: 54,510 lbs.
Pasadena: 16,670 lbs.
Glendora: 12,820 lbs.
La Cañada: 11,600 lbs.
Sierra Madre: 7,140 lbs.
Monrovia: 6,280 lbs.
We hope to see everyone again next year!
Shauna Wallo has made the industry leap in 2016 after 21 years into real estate sales, working in fields ranging from transaction coordination to title, and spending the majority of her years in escrow. It was time to take the knowledge and experience to the front end and make it fun for all. Shauna is compassionate and excited about seeing others fulfill their various dreams and goals. Whether it’s to help someone out of the home they are currently in, to a first-time homebuyer, a second home or even an investment property, Shauna is eager to represent you.
She is very active in the Arcadia Little League world, volunteering for the board and coaching her daughter’s team. When she is not working or spending time with her big family, you can bet she is watching or playing a sport of some sort. Let her coach you through your next real estate transaction.
Connie started her journey in real estate working in the senior housing industry. She has been an executive director in many communities, and has co-authored books and tapes on selling to seniors. Her passion to help others made it a natural progression to residential home sales, where she excelled and became area manager of 125 REALTORS®.
Since joining Podley Properties, Connie prides herself in her passionate and heartfelt drive to serve her clients' best interests. She is dedicated, knowledgeable and committed to finding the perfect fit for her clients. Her devotion and unparalleled customer service has resulted in a continuously expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. Connie continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education & trends.
Most of Connie's days are spent working with wonderful clients, staging homes, reading over home inspection reports, viewing homes, negotiating contracts, putting a SOLD sign on a lawn or passing keys over to ecstatic new home owners. Along with this, Connie still finds time to paint abstract art (with showings at galleries in the Los Angeles area) and spend time with her three sons, a daughter-in-law & the most wonderful grandson on earth.
Born in New York and raised in California, Dina has always had a passion for art and design, viewing everything from an artistic point of view. She loves being creative and thinking out-side the box. Dina has worked as a makeup artist, event planner and for more than 7 years in banking, sales and home loans. This experience makes her the ideal agent to represent you and your home. For Dina, family and friends are what life is all about, and she loves creating lasting relationships long-term friendships with clients by listening, consulting and making every person feel comfortable.
TASTE & SIP
7 | PLAYHOUSE DISTRICT WINE WALK
4-7pm > PASADENA Playhouse District
The Playhouse District invites you to enjoy a selection of wine tastings while exploring the district. playhousedistrict.org
14 | RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
Band: 6:30pm, Movie: 8:30pm > Victory Park, PASADENA
Streetfood Cinema is LA's largest outdoor movie series featuring live music, tasty food trucks and more! streetfoodcinema.com
24 | CUISINES OF THE FOOTHILLS
5:30-8:30pm > GLENDORA Country Club
Get "Lost in Wonderland" as you taste food, wine, spirits & more from 20 different restaurants all in one evening. cuisinesofthefoothills.com
25 | TASTE OF DUARTE
5-8pm > Westminster Gardens, DUARTE
Enjoy a taste of Duarte with food samples, drink tastings, live entertainment & more. tasteofduarte.com
MUSIC & FESTIVALS
6 | JAZZ UNDER THE STARS
7-9pm > Glenkirk Church, GLENDORA
Glendora High School Jazz Band presents this annual benefit concert with silent auction. facebook.com/ghsjazzunderthestars
13-15 | MONROVIA DAYS
Times Vary > Library Park, MONROVIA
Weekend of live music, food trucks, vendors, art, activities and a parade for the whole family. cityofmonrovia.org
14 | ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL & ART WALK
All Day > Downtown SOUTH PASADENA
FREE family-friendly event with a diverse line-up of musicians, open art galleries, food trucks & beer/wine garden. theeclectic.rocks
14 | LATINO CULTURAL FESTIVAL
12-8pm > ALTADENA Library
FREE family-friendly event featuring live music, dance, arts & crafts, food, drink, storytellers & more! altadenalibrary.org
27-30 | MEMORIAL WEEKEND FIESTA DAYS
Times & Locations Vary > LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
5/27: Casino Night
5/28: Car Show & Family Flick: Minions
5/29: Dinner & Fireworks
1 | MONROVIA HISTORIC HOMES TOUR
10am-4pm > Various MONROVIA Locations
The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group hosts a tour of five homes and two museums. mohpg.org
1 | ALTADENA GUILD'S 2016 HOME TOUR
10am-3pm > Intersection of Porter Ave. and E. Mendocino St., ALTADENA
Four beautiful, diverse homes & gardens will be on view to the public. altadenaguild.org
1 | QUEEN ANNE COTTAGE TOURS
10am-3pm > LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
Step into this charming Victorian-era cottage open for public tours only twice a year. arboretum.org
THRU MAY 15 | PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Time & Shuttle information available at pasadenashowcase.org
One of the largest home & garden tours featuring the latest in interior design and landscape architecture.
CELEBRATE WITH MOM
7-8 | MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND
10:30am-4:30pm > Huntington Library, SAN MARINO
Treat mom to a stroll through the stunning gardens, or discover something unique in the pop-up flower shop. huntington.org
8 | MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
10am-12:30pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Enjoy brunch with mom in the beautiful rose garden. descansogardens.org
8 | CASTLE GREEN MOTHER'S DAY TOUR
1-5pm > 99 S. Raymond Avenue, PASADENA
Tour Castle Green's beautifully preserved architecture, and enjoy tea in the ballroom. friendsofcastlegreen.org
7-8 | 54th ANNUAL SIERRA MADRE ART FAIR
Times Vary > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
2-day event offering artists a chance to show and sell their work, with food vendors & live entertainment. sierramadrelibraryfriends.org
15 | MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY
12-5pm > Locations Vary, LOS ANGELES & PASADENA
Experience a mix of art, architecture & history when local museums open their doors – FREE of charge! museumsofthearroyo.com
School Spirt Tailgate Party
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
Buy tickets now!
Purchase raffle tickets (winner does not need to be present to win!)
Bid in the Silent Auction (opening April 10th)
Donate items to include in the Silent or Live Auction
If you would like to learn more about Stars For Tomorrow, please visit StarsForTomorrow.com
Agnes Streb-Konefat is a young real estate professional who began her career in property management in 2003, shortly after completing her Bachelor of Science degree. She was named a top leasing agent the first year on the job. She continued to excel finding helpful, effective housing solutions for her clients while managing a more than 90-unit portfolio covering Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta.
Her years of dedication to her profession resulted in a successful multi-unit complex acquisition. Agnes is a self-starter and highly motivated to address your real estate needs. She presents a high level of integrity and ethics that she brings in with her European background. She is service oriented with strong reasoning and analytical skills. She has extensive knowledge of La Crescenta, Glendale, La Canada Flintridge and Burbank residential real estate markets.
Agnes enjoys music, running and spending quality time with her husband and children. She dedicates her free time to many nonprofit organizations focused on helping to grow strong communities.
Based on our associates' exceptional service, Podley Properties is proud to announce that we have once again been honored with three awards from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (Leading RE). The LeadingRE network is made up of over 500 highly qualified, independent Real Estate firms and is the largest relocation network worldwide. Our associates worked hard over the past year, and continue to improve their outgoing referral performance.
The Momentum Club acknowledges members that dramatically improved their company's outgoing referral performance from 2014 to 2015 based on a significant increase in closed transactions resulting from client introductions made to other affiliates throughout the network. This award is an important recognition for companies that are expanding and gaining influence in the market. (2013 recipient)
The Million Dollar Club recognizes members who have closed two or more million-dollar-plus referral transactions. (2013 recipient)
The Global Alliance Club recognizes members with closed referrals across country borders. (2003 & 2005 recipients)
Richard Sarabia is a 10-year real estate industry veteran who has represented a wide array of clientele overseeing millions of dollars in transactions. He has built a strong network of contacts through his knowledge, experience and tenacious fervor. Richard holds a Bachelor’s of Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Coming from a family of successful entrepreneurs, he has always had a strong work ethic instilled in him throughout his upbringing.
Richard’s passion for real estate, coupled with his persistence to succeed, allows him to provide the utmost of excellence in service to his clients. He has been recognized for his performance through the City of Los Angeles Commendation, as well as through countless testimonials from satisfied clients. Richard has formed lasting relationships with top executives, a multitude of brokers, developers, partners and investors in the real estate arena through successful transactions.
Richard believes that his clients are the most important part of his business. He aims to establish long-term relationships with his clients by providing honest, reliable and transparent service and listening to and understanding their needs.
Richard specializes in applying his expertise and market knowledge to all aspects of a sale, from the staging to extensive promotion and outreach to ensure the property is sold. He is an expert negotiator and knows the ins and outs of the buying/selling process to get the client the best price.
Richard is a Los Angeles native and enjoys everything that this beautiful city has to offer – great weather, beautiful beaches and top-notch entertainment. During his rare free time he enjoys staying active – playing basketball, soccer and snowboarding – and traveling to experience different cultures.
Hop to It! Check out these Egg-cellent Easter events around Los Angeles
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY:
LA ZOO BIG BUNNY'S SPRING FLING
10am-4pm > 5333 Zoo Drive, LOS ANGELES
“Spring into fun” with this annual celebration featuring crafts, photo ops, musical entertainment &
the chance to pet real bunnies. lazoo.org
SPRING EGG BOWL FESTIVAL
11am-3pm > Rose Bowl Stadium, PASADENA
Celebrate the start of spring by leaping through Pasadena’s largest Egg Bowl and Festival. Bring your
camera to capture memorable moments with the bunny. cityofpasadena.net
SPRING EGG HUNT & HEALTHY KIDS DAY
10am > Recreation Park, MONROVIA
Activities include: Arts & crafts, face painting, carnival games, petting zoo wellness activities,
musical entertainment and a visit from the Spring Bunny! cityofmonrovia.org
9am, EGG HUNT:10:30AM > Almansor Park, ALHAMBRA
Following breakfast and photos, the youngsters gather in their appropriate age group for the Egg Hunt.
Each egg contains an assortment of candies and treats! cityofalhambra.org
9am-12pm > LA County Arboretum, ARCADIA
For kids of all ages. Egg hunts will take place continuously and Easter baskets will be provided.
GLENDORA EGG HUNT
9-11am > Finkbiner & Gladstone Parks, GLENDORA
This terrific egg hunt also includes balloon artists, storytelling, and face painting. The egg hunt
begins promptly at 10am, and is for children ages 10 and under. ci.glendora.ca.us
SIERRA MADRE EGG HUNT
10am > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
This FREE events inlcudes eggs, candy and a visit with the Easter Bunny for children 12 years of
age and younger. cityofsierramadre.org
BUNNY BREAKFAST AND EGG HUNT
Breakfast: 8:30am, Hunts: 9:30-11am > Live Oak Park, TEMPLE CITY
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, followed by FREE entertainment that includes spring crafts, face painting,
a petting zoo and visits with Hoppy! templecity.us