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ENTERTAINER’S HILLTOP DREAM HOME!

by Mario Acosta June 26, 2014 Buyers

A Rare Opportunity in Studio City Hills!

One-of-a-kind custom-built private oasis, located just off Mulholland Drive.  Step through the doors of this 3 bed, 4 bath unique entertainer’s dream home in the coveted “Doñas” of Studio City Hills, featuring a lush gated entryway,  jet-liner and city light views, sparkling pool, vaulted ceilings, walls of glass, and tropical …

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SHERMAN OAKS HOME SOLD IN RECORD TIME!

by Mario Acosta June 5, 2014 How We Market Your Home For Sale

We listed this home at 3764 Stone Canyon Avenue in Sherman Oaks for $950,000.   We sold it in 10 days and $100,000 over the asking price!

We had a whirlwind of interest and offers and are so happy our sellers were thrilled by the outcome.

MARKETING MATTERS AND RESULTS COUNT!

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New Burbank Listing!

by Mario Acosta May 27, 2014 Burbank

Here are the details on our newest listing located in the Burbank Rancho neighborhood. Contact us for further details.

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Are You Aware Many Homes Are Selling Before They Hit The Market?

by Mario Acosta November 14, 2013 Buyers

Pocket Listings Are Real Estate’s Hidden Market!
Some homes are bought and sold without ever being officially listed or put on the market.
This word-of-mouth technique – once used mostly by the rich and famous – has gained popularity among sellers and it takes savvy agents to know how to source these off market listings.  These off …

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Sherman Oaks Homes: New Listing – 13232 Otsego Street

by Mario Acosta April 30, 2013 Buyers

Check out the Acosta Group’s latest Sherman Oaks real estate listing at 13232 Otsego Street in Sherman Oaks, California. This fabulous home is completely remodeled and turn-key. Featuring gourmet Chef’s kitchen, updated bathrooms, refinished wood floors, and spacious media/family room. A true entertainer’s home with terrific indoor-outdoor flow, built-in BBQ and outdoor fireplace plus private …

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Burbank Homes: Homes For Sale in Burbank, CA

by Mario Acosta February 8, 2013 Burbank

530 N. Fairview Street, Burbank California

Check out the Acosta Group’s latest Burbank real estate listing at 530/532 N. Fairview Street in Burbank, California.  This excellent investment opportunity is comprised of 2 units.  Each unit is 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.  The property located in the prime Magnolia Park neighborhood of Burbank.

To search other for other …

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Coming Soon — Burbank, California Duplex

by Mario Acosta January 24, 2013 Burbank

New Burbank Listing

 

Here is are upcoming listing video.  This one will hit the market soon and will be listed for $584,500.

This property features 2 units each unit is 2+1.  The back unit has a private yard.

The property needs upgrading, but for the right investor there’s potential upside.

 

To search other for other Sherman Oaks homes, visit: http://http://www.marioacosta.com/whats-for-sale-page/

To …

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New Listing – Sherman Oaks Homes

by Mario Acosta April 27, 2012 First-Time Home Buyers

Upcoming Listing – Sherman Oaks Homes

We have a new Sherman Oaks real estate listing coming on the market next week.

We blogged about this home a few months ago but now it’s ready to hit the market.  This fantastic property features re-finished wood floors, open eat-in kitchen, 2 bedrooms plus convertible den/3rd bedroom with high-beamed ceiling, …

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Off Market Listings – Sherman Oaks Homes

by Mario Acosta March 2, 2012 Buyers

Not Every Home For Sale Is Listed In The MLS

There has been a noticeable change recently in the real estate market in Sherman Oaks and surrounding neighborhoods.  Buyers have become a lot more active over the last 6 weeks.  The improving economy together with affordable home prices and low interest rates have sparked the market.  …

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Professional Photos vs. Point-And-Shoot Marketing – Sherman Oaks Homes

by Mario Acosta July 12, 2011 How We Market Your Home For Sale

Photos Sell Sherman Oaks Homes

Are you tired of searching the internet for homes only to find real estate agents taking the most ridiculous and pointless photos of properties? This includes dark bedrooms and kitchens with no lights on, out of focus and blurry shots, photos with the wrong resolution settings and random shots of …

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Meet Mario Acosta – Sherman Oaks Real Estate

by admin April 29, 2011 About Us

Mario Acosta is the principal and team leader of the Acosta Group. He is a lifetime resident of the San Fernando Valley where he has lived for over 30 years. He attended California State University, Northridge and maintains a Bachelor of Arts degree from the university. In his second year in real estate, Mario achieved Top Producer status within his office and the Berkshire Hathaway real estate network. He currently maintains the President’s Circle designation within the company. The President’s Circle sales designation puts Mario in the Top 3% of the 58,000 Berkshire Hathaway real estate agents nationwide. As of 2011, Mario has sold over $70 million of residential real estate.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Planning Relocation to Burbank

by Mario Acosta November 2, 2013 Buyers

Three Relocation Miscues Everyone Can Avoid

When companies need to move employees who are also homeowners, they have to make the transition as painless as possible (or risk losing a valued asset). UrbanBound is a Chicago-based professional relocation group who know the landscape. “Even the most hands-on HR departments in the world can have too much …

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Diligent Buyers Still Find Foreclosed Homes in Tarzana

by Mario Acosta November 1, 2013 Buyers

Basics of Buying Foreclosed Homes in Tarzana

You may have seen the reports — and they are correct — that the number of new foreclosures has dropped almost everywhere throughout the country. Although the Mortgage Bankers Association’s report about the drop in non-seasonally adjusted foreclosure starts might indicate otherwise, this fall, sharp-eyed buyers can still find …

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Jackpot Scenario: Homebuyers Competing for Your Sherman Oaks Property!

by Mario Acosta October 30, 2013 How Much Is My Home Worth?

Courting Multiple Offers from Sherman Oaks Homebuyers This Fall

For anyone who has listed their home on the local market, the equivalent of winning the lottery is a call from your agent telling you that multiple offers are on the way. It’s like hitting the jackpot — especially when the house draws top dollar.

Although the tactics …

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Foreward-Thinking Woodland Hills Property Owners Curb Energy Costs

by Mario Acosta October 28, 2013 How Much Is My Home Worth?

Simple Energy Conservation Plan for Property Owners in Woodland Hills

Energy costs may not be skyrocketing as quickly as some other costs, but Woodland Hills property owners continue to watch incoming utility bills with a wary eye. It’s only natural: they remember sudden energy price leaps in the past.

One of the ripple effects of high …

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Studio City Vacation Home

by Mario Acosta October 25, 2013 Buyers

Your Vacation Home Should be Fun…and Practical

As the housing market continues its recovery, sales of vacation homes are part of the national picture reported by the NAR — which tells us that vacation home sales rose by over 10% last year.

While owning your own vacation home in Studio City automatically sounds great, a thoughtful reality …

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Getting a Mortgage for a Sherman Oaks Home Means Weighing the Alternatives

by Mario Acosta October 24, 2013 Buyers

Tradeoffs to Consider When Getting a Mortgage for a Home in Sherman Oaks

A vital part of buying a Sherman Oaks home is getting a mortgage. But not all mortgages are the same. There are two general classes of mortgages; fixed rate mortgages keep the same interest rate for the full duration of the debt. The …

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