Liz Phillips Joins Podley Properties’ Altadena Office

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Liz Phillips - MainLiz Phillips’ long experience in the exceeding-expectations business began when she worked as a flight attendant for TWA Airlines out of college, but really took off when she opened her international travel business in San Francisco in her early 20s. Above and Beyond Travel specialized in designing a unique touring experience for the discerning traveler. When the Bishop of California needed to plan an around the world tour to coordinate with international religious leaders, he turned to Liz to manage the details.

After successfully selling her business, she turned to real estate. Having worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Palm Springs and Pasadena markets since 1997, she has learned that a successful outcome begins with understanding the client’s needs.

Liz knows how to sell a house. Her commitment to go “above and beyond” means she remains responsive to her clients needs. Selling, buying or renting a home is an emotional experience. Liz stays on top of the details. She stays connected with her clients. She does what it takes to help her client’s.

Whether it is a local, national or even international move, Liz can help. Contact her today for any real estate needs or questions!

 

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Liz Phillips

REALTOR®
626.319.7529 | liz.phillips@podley.com
1471 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena 91001
CalBRE #01229987

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Posted on November 1, 2017 at 1:22 pm
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Jacob Yonan Joins Podley Properties’ La Cañada Flintridge Office

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Jacob YonanJacob Yonan is a passionate, motivated and enthusiastic individual. Although Jacob is young, his character and drive to succeed sets him above his competition. Graduating from college at the age of 20, his pursuit of two masters degrees in Philosophical Ethics and Theology challenged him to be his best.

Growing up in La Canada and graduating from La Canada High School enables Jacob to be thoroughly familiar with the community and surrounding areas.

Above all, Jacob seeks to help his clients meet their needs by representing them with respect, fairness, and honesty. He values meaningful relationships and is eager to help you find your forever home!

 

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Jacob Yonan

REALTOR®
818.636.0134 | jacob.yonan@podley.com
846 Foohill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
CalBRE #02045003

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Posted on October 10, 2017 at 2:09 pm
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1234 El Mirador Drive | Featured in CurbedLA

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1918 House with Secret Wet Bar Asks $1.95M in Posh Pasadena
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1234 El Mirador Drive, Pasadena 91103
1234ElMirador.com | Offered at: $1,950,000 | Open Sat & Sun 12-3pm

This timelessly stylish house is located in the ritzy neighborhood near Pasadena’s Rose Bowl, on Linda Vista Avenue, and was designed by the Pasadena firm Marston, Van Pelt & Maybury, which designed several other houses in the area.

Built in 1918, the four-bedroom estate sits on a 13,220-square-foot lot with mature avocado trees, and it has some cool touches, both modern and vintage.

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The main residence has been updated, and includes central air conditioning and heating, plus a “robust” earthquake retrofit. A hidden wet bar and two fireplaces are tucked into a nearly 1,000-square-foot basement. In a sign of the times, the garage has a Tesla recharging station and even boasts its own bathroom.

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There’s also a renovated one-bedroom guest house with its own kitchen and bathroom. The property has been in the same family for more than 50 years. It’s now listed for $1.95 million.

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Listed by: Todd Hays CalBRE# 00468359
This article was originally published on Curbed LA.
By Bianca Barragan
Posted on September 12, 2017 at 1:08 pm
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Cheri Hsu Joins Podley Properties’ Pasadena Office

Cheri Hsu

Cheri Hsu is a residential real estate agent helping those who want to buy, sell or relocate. Cheri assists clients who have the need to search for the right sales associates throughout U.S. and over 65 countries. She also works with a commercial broker in helping clients engage in commercial leases, sales and purchases.

Cheri’s specialty is in providing an intimate knowledge of the unique communities that make up the San Gabriel Valley and Foothills communities. Additionally, she is fluent in English and Mandarin, and has lived in the community for 25+ years.

Furthermore, as a REALTOR®, Cheri brings a wide range of financial expertise to her clients, having worked as a credit analyst for two Southern California banks and as a credit and risk management analyst with Southern California Edison for 17 years. This level of experience is unique and is one of the many qualities that make Cheri outstanding in her role as a real estate professional.

 
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Cheri Hsu
REALTOR®
626.716.8707 | cheri.hsu@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #02024710

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Posted on August 11, 2017 at 1:24 pm
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310 N. Sunnyside Avenue | Featured in CurbedLA

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Sierra Madre Craftsman Bungalow with Pleasant Yard Seeks $1.5M

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310 N. Sunnyside Avenue, Sierra Madre 91024
310NSunnyside.com | Offered at: $1,499,000

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This sweet Craftsman in Sierra Madre is just lovely. The house, built in 1921, is clad in redwood exterior siding and has an oversized front door. And, inside, there is a lot more glorious wood: white oak floors, wainscoting of mahogany, fir and redwood. French doors and casement windows abound.

The house’s three bedrooms are spacious and bright, and the bathrooms all feature vintage-looking tilework.

Saltillo tiles cover the floor of the dining room, which over looks the spacious rear yard. The house sits on a nearly 11,000-square-foot lot that includes a spa and views of the San Gabriel Mountains nearby.

The house in the foothills last sold in 1979 for $97,500. It’s now listed for $1.499 million.

 

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Listed by: Cathy Crockett CalBRE# 00597561
This article was originally published on Curbed LA.
By Bianca Barragan
Posted on July 28, 2017 at 4:52 pm
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Green Valley Lake Chalet | LA Times Home of the Day

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33758 MEADOW LANE | GREEN VALLEY LAKE 92341

3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms  |  1,465 Sq. Ft. Home | 10,730 Sq. Ft. Lot  Read More

Sited on a rare flat lot, this spacious 1942 three bed, two bath Chalet has been a cherished retreat from a hustle-bustle world. Located in Green Valley Lake, this sanguine small town has been called “The best kept secret on the mountain.” The LA Times described GVL as “Where June and Ward Cleaver would bring the family”. Offering swimming, canoeing and fishing, GVL’s namesake lake is just blocks away from this charming property.

 

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Shaded by a verdant canopy of trees, its striking metal roof and wood shingled siding are your first hint of how special the home is. Entering this timeless home home transports you to a different era. Wood flooring and beautiful wood and rock wall covering, Mid-Century fireplace, galley kitchen, and the ability to sleep ten. Backing up to the National forest, the property also features a seasonal stream in the back yard.

Truly a place where inter-generational memories are made, this will be your mountain epicenter as you entertain company, play games, hike, ski, build forts, barbecue, spend the day at the lake or just relax on the deck reading with a drink in your hand. Hiking trails, cross country skiing trails, sledding hills, etc. are all literally right outside the front door.

Offered at $325,000 | More info: 33758MeadowLane.com

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Exclusively Represented by:
Matt Littell
626.755.4428
CalBRE #01329989

 

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Posted on June 26, 2017 at 12:58 pm
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216 West Terrace Street | As Featured in CurbedLA!

Quaint 1920s cottage in Altadena seeks $620K

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216 WEST TERRACE STREET | ALTADENA 91001
Open House Saturday & Sunday 2-4pm

This charming cottage in the foothills was built in 1925, and it sits in a small community of similar cottages developed and designed by E.P. Janes, a businessman from New York.

The Altadena house’s charm extends indoors. Textured walls, wood floors, arched windows, and barrel and coved ceilings help the residence maintain a cozy cottage feeling that’s amplified by a fireplace and its little niche.

The dwelling holds three bedrooms, at least one of which appears to be in use as a workshop or office.

 

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The rear yard, though mostly concrete, does have mature fruit trees, plenty of space, and a detached garage.

The 1920s house last sold in 2008 for $460,000. It’s now asking $620,000.

 

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Posted on June 20, 2017 at 3:48 pm
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Del Mar Gardens | LA Times Home of the Day

Del Mar Gardens

DEL MAR GARDENS | PASADENA 91107

Modern Lines  |  752 – 2,196 Square Feet of Living Space  Read More

 


Welcome to Del Mar Gardens, Pasadena’s newest collection of 17 contemporary condominiums to call home. Its unique architectural style features clean, modern designs, understated sophistication, abundance of natural light and open floor plans to enjoy a low maintenance lifestyle. The exterior space offers a minimalist garden courtyard that is interlaced with lounge seating areas and features an outdoor fireplace to cozy up to. Its neighborhood is situated within close proximity to the best that Pasadena has to offer. Let the fun begin with exploring Victory Park, Eaton Canyon Park, The Huntington Library, The Arboretum, one of L.A.’s best Farmer’s markets and over 500 restaurants.

Priced from $399,890 to $1,268,890 | More info: DelMarGardenCondos.com

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Exclusively Represented by:
Lara Arslanian & Boyd Smith
626.590.1243 | 626.755.7822
CalBRE #01274839 & #00862189

 

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Posted on June 16, 2017 at 2:44 pm
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Sierra Madre Honors Derek Podrebarac as Fourth of July Grand Marshal

We are pleased to announce Sierra Madre’s own Derek Podrebarac as the 2017 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal. “The Grand Marshal is a person whose efforts over a long period of time have benefited to the Sierra Madre community. The Grand Marshal title honors a person or persons’ work, dedication and overall enhancements to our community.” Derek is an inspiring leader and volunteer, and has time and again embodied the spirit of Sierra Madre.

Derek Podrebarac spent the last 17 years calling Sierra Madre home with his family. He was born in Pasadena, grew up in La Crescenta and lived in South Pasadena, Monrovia and now Sierra Madre. Derek exemplifies what it means to be a true Sierra Madrean through his passion for giving back to his community. In addition to serving as a Real Estate Agent for Podley Properties, Derek’s volunteer efforts are felt throughout the community. He frequently volunteers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He gives blood to save the lives of those who rely upon his rare blood type.

Derek is a tireless advocate, and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity. He spent time rebuild homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and more recently, projects in Mississippi. He generously donates his time to homeless shelters in Pasadena, and is an active leader in his local church. Derek’s passion for baseball has led him to become a devoted leader with the Sierra Madre Little League. He has coached and managed baseball teams in the league for the past seven years, contributing his talents and energy to multiple teams and age groups simultaneously.

Derek selflessly gives his time to improve youth sports in our community for children of all ages and abilities. For example, he organized, and now heads, the Challenger Division for SMLL, a Little League division designed for special needs children. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the league.

In addition, Derek serves as a mentor to youth athletes as a baseball coach at Maranatha High School and other schools throughout the region. His motivation for serving his community stems from his pleasure in meeting and getting to know new people and their interests. He is a shining example of the sort of person who makes Sierra Madre such a magical place to live.


SIERRA MADRE JULY 4TH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The parade route begins at Sierra Madre Blvd. and Sunnyside Avenue, and travels the length of Sierra Madre Blvd. to Sierra Vista Park.

JULY 3rd:
5:30pm–10:30pm Pre-Party in Memorial Park!
Family picnic, beer garden
 & live music featuring Sierra Madre’s own, Groovy Lemon Pie!
JULY 4th:
Firecracker Fun Run:  8:00am
Women’s Club Breakfast:  8:00am-10:00am
Parade:  10:00am–11:30am
Community Picnic:  11:00am–3:00pm

Article originally appeared on SierraMadreWeekly.com

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 9:24 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Nick Demopulos to the Pasadena Office


Nick Demopulos is a lifelong San Marino resident and UCLA graduate. After college, Nick pursued a career in the entertainment world, working for companies like William Morris/Endeavor and DreamWorks SKG. He has spent the last fifteen years working side by side with his father Andy Demopulos, PFAR and AAR Broker Emeritus. Having lived his entire life in the Pasadena Area, Nick has an acute awareness of integrity behind the Podley name, and looks forward to contributing to that integrity and doing his best to uphold the Podley standard. Nick attributes this integrity and standard as what attracted him to Podley Properties.

 

 

 

Nick Demopulos
REALTOR®
626.244.4313 | nick.demopulos@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE# 01759442
Posted on May 19, 2017 at 10:32 am
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