91011 Among Nation’s Most Expensive ZIPs

La Cañada Flintridge — specifically, the ZIP code 91011 — checked in at No. 64 nationally in an end-of-year ranking of the nation’s most expensive locales, according to real estate database PropertyShark.
LCF’s median sale price of $1,642,500 was 48th in the state in 2017, according to PropertyShark, which reported that 77 of the nation’s 100 most expensive American ZIP codes are in California, including five among the top 10.
The most expensive ZIP code in the nation: Atherton, in San Mateo County, with a median home sale price last year of $4.95 million. In the 2010 Census, Atherton recorded the nation’s highest median income per household, at more than $250,000.  Continue reading “91011 Among Nation’s Most Expensive ZIPs”

LCF Fire Victim Says ‘Be Ready for Life’s Challenges’

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Ellie Wildermuth lost her home to a fire in 2009, an experience that led her to write a how-to guide for dealing with life’s unexpected challenges. “Prepare: Life Goes On!” is available at Flintridge Bookstore.

The Red Flag Warning issued earlier this week cautioning L.A. County residents about fire danger related to gusty Santa Ana Winds and warm, dry conditions is the type of warning that comes regularly lately.
It’s the type of alert that should serve as reminder to everyone to get prepared, said La Cañada Flintridge resident Ellie Wildermuth, who’s written a book on prepping for many of life’s challenges.
Those preparations go beyond hardening your home to withstand potential fire danger — they include getting affairs in order in case a fire does damage or destroy property. Continue reading “LCF Fire Victim Says ‘Be Ready for Life’s Challenges’”

LCF Home Sells for a Record $10.5 Million

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This estate at 4110 Woodleigh Lane, with more than 11,000 square feet sitting on more than 2 acres, recently sold for $10.5 million, setting a benchmark for recorded home sale prices in La Cañada Flintridge.

An off-market home just entered the annals of La Cañada Flintridge history as being the highest recorded home sale of all time in the 91011 ZIP code.
The estate, located at 4110 Woodleigh Lane, recently closed with a $10.5 million price tag, placing it squarely on top of Multiple Listing Service’s list of top-priced LCF homes.
Rachel Ashton, who represented the home’s seller along with Partners Trust colleague Laura Brandt, said the home had previously been listed on the market in 2014. Continue reading “LCF Home Sells for a Record $10.5 Million”