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City of Hope & JohnHart Real Estate Thank You

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As most of you already know, several years ago we started a charitable organization (Toys For Teens) whose sole purpose is to spread joy and hope to teens fighting cancer at City of Hope Cancer Research Hospital out in Duarte, CA.    The reason we, a Los Angeles based real estate brokerage, started Toys For Teens is two fold:   Read the rest of this entry »

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Los Angeles Realtors – Make JohnHart Your 2015 Resolution

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New Year, New You!

Stop thinking about where you are, and where you have been, and start thinking about where you need to be in order for Tomorrow to be even better than Today.  

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The 2015 JohnHart Real Estate Holiday Party Awards!

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The 2015 JohnHart Real Estate Holiday Party Awards – Chosen live at the party by all in attendance!

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How To Prepare Your Move-Up Seller/Buyer When Buying and Selling at the Same Time

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When the time comes for your client to sell their home and either downsize into a smaller property due to an ‘empty nest’, or move-up into a bigger home because of the expanding family – you will need to make sure your seller/buyer is prepared for the dual transaction which awaits.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Perception Is Reality

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Perception is reality. This is a very simple, fundamental, and true phrase. I believe most people don’t give this phrase enough credit. The way successes and obstacles are viewed change the dynamic of how you handle them, how they are compartmentalized and remembered, and how they contribute to building a successful or unsuccessful future. Every obstacle is an opportunity to assess your own mental strength, persistence, consistency, and ability. But is that how you view it?  Read the rest of this entry »

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Do Black Friday Deals Exist In Real Estate? – Forbes

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Black Friday is the holy grail for deal-seeking shoppers during the h oliday season. But what about buyers searching for a home — do the same deals exist for real estate?   Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Turn Your Seller Into A Real Estate Investor

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Many homeowners are looking for different ways to expand their investment portfolio – whether it be through real estate or other investments. One of the easiest ways for buyers to expand their investment portfolio is by leveraging the equity in their existing home and converting it into an investment property. There are several key advantages to this strategy: Read the rest of this entry »

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Los Angeles County Real Estate Forecast for Fall 2014

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“There is no present or future, only the past happening over and over again – now.” 
        – Eugene O’Neill

Ok, so that quote might be a tad dramatic, but the fact remains that we can often tell a lot about the future simply by looking at the past, the present, and the contrast between the two. Read the rest of this entry »