Hi. Welcome to Verdugo Hills House Talks. The topic is the Verdugo Hills. If you live in La Crescenta, La Canada, Montrose, Sunland, Tujunga or Glendale please send me your comments. My name is John Hickey and I’ll be discussing local real estate issues. I’d love to have your thoughts about local news and area developments. Perhaps you’re a member of one of our local PTAs, a Civic Group or simply concerned about a local issue, please let me know. Either comment here are send me an email.

As most everyone is aware, real estate is in a very turbulent time. Prices have come down, sales are down; in coming posts I’ll give you updates on prices and other market developments. Certainly it’s a tough time for the homeowner trying to sell a house. Please remember, as Ben Franklin said, “It’s an ill wind that blows no one good…” The winds of our times are blowing first-time home buyers some fabulous values. Moreover, we presently have some of the lowest interest rates ever and lots of homes to choose from.

For anyone thinking of investing in real estate, we are getting close to the break even point on some income property. I’ll be keeping my readers up to date.

Other experts such as Real Estate Attorneys, Finance Experts, Contractors will give you valuable information on hot topics of the day.

Thanks for spending a few minutes with me.