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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.



 Is That A Disco Ball In That Tree? Why yes, it's a party in the least in my backyard. That's a disco ball my friends and there is another one a little further up my back hill at my cabin in Lake Arrowhead, California. I'm sure you're wondering why?Well it's not to amuse the squirrel...
I Made $100 From The Referral  This is part story and part shameless pitch for your referral. I think as you read this you'll see that pretty clearly. Real estate is first and foremost about relationships. Relationships with our clients and relationships with other real estate professionals. Most...
 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Commercial Real Estate PropertyCommercial real estate offers investors the opportunity for high net returns. They have the ability to not only benefit from the income potential but capital growth in value as well. The right purchase can provide a nice re...
Reasons A Home Doesn’t Sell One of the most common questions in real estate is “why is that home on the market for so long?” We hear it from buyers who assume there is something wrong with the property and we hear it from sellers who are concerned it might not be the right time to sell. The good ...
 Thinking About New Construction? Are you ready to buy a new home? Where to start? Where to look? Almost all buyers dream of buying a brand new home and making it their own, but aren’t sure what that means. It can feel like a daunting project but buying new construction is really just the opposit...
 Pilot Fire Lake Arrowhead - Silverwood Lake  August 9, 2016 5:30p My home in Lake Arrowhead, California is currently under voluntary evacuation due to the Pilot Fire which broke out on Sunday. As of now, the containment is still only 6% and firefighters have their hands full. In this age of soci...
  What Home Improvements Bring Additional $$$ When Selling You know you need to change a few things before you list your home for sale. But, what? How do you know what to do that will make an impact and what would just be wasted cash?  In other words, where do you get the most bang for your buck?...
 Is Your House Having a Bad Hair Day? Every woman reading this knows exactly what I mean by “bad hair day.” Often this problem can be solved by a curling iron, other times we need an afternoon at a hair salon. Our homes face the same issues. The roots grow out and touch-ups or maintenance ignored...
  I Love Where I Live - Part Time, Anyway  Part of my life is spent in Lake Arrowhead, California...and I love it! Located above the Los Angeles basin at 5100 feet above sea level, Lake Arrowhead has a mild mountain climate all year around. We avoid the extremes that our higher elevation neighbor...
  Out of the Box - or maybe out of the case? (yes I know that CDs are not included in all PCs...I guess I'll use flash drives from now on) My most creative (and successful) method for following up on seller leads is a CD. Especially valuable with the high end properties. I have a basic CD filled ...

Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner

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