Lori DeSantis

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I have listed a new property at 1540 Carol Street in La Habra. See details here

This executive single story home is located in the highly sought after area of La Habra Crest, located in Orange County, this neighborhood is nestled at the base of La Habra Heights. Property is surrounded by beautiful lush landscaping views from the front and rear of the home. Offering 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms and is 2,457 square feet, sitting on a lot size of 9,834. Enter through a gated atrium courtyard surrounded by lush and mature green plants to double glass entry doors. Open floor plan awaits you with a huge formal living room with built-in cabinetry with a full wall of windows leading to a serene backyard setting. Kitchen opens up to the formal dining area and spacious family room with fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a slider leading to the backyard. Spacious master suite with en-suite bathroom with large walk in custom closet. Tranquil backyard setting with tiered yard with large raised garden planters, mature citrus trees & is surrounded by block walls offers privacy plus setting. Property went under major renovation in 2010 with the following updates/upgrades being made: copper plumbing, electrical panel, recessed lighting, updated bathrooms,2 whole house fans, duct work, dual pane windows, Anderson sliding glass doors, all new stucco, insulation, sheer panels, tank less water heater with circulation pump, covered aluminum patio covers, BBQ area & hook up for spa. Roof is energy efficient with a heat shield and is 3 years old, HVAC was also replaced 3 years ago. This community offers 3 private parks for it's residents that also includes a tennis​​‌​​​​‌​‌​​​​​‌​​‌‌​​​​​‌​​​‌​‌ court.

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I have listed a new property at 8427 Strub Avenue in Whittier. See details here

Located in Whittier’s highly desired Michigan Park neighborhood with very close proximity to Friendly Hills and award winning school district, this fully renovated, move-in ready, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home features a charming front porch with outdoor recessed lighting, long driveway with two car detached garage, custom she-shed, huge backyard with oversized pool & jacuzzi , updated pool heater with smart wireless technology and custom BBQ area for entertaining. Upon entry, the windows line the living room and dining area bringing in plenty of natural light with a view of your backyard oasis. This charming house features a fireplace, custom remodeled kitchen with updated appliances, custom updated bathrooms, refinished hardwood floors throughout, crown molding, recessed lighting ,central air, ceiling fans and indoor laundry. Added plus of updated electrical panel and new sewer line from the house to the city service. This is a one of a kind home, with too much charm to pass up! This home is a MUST SEE! Don’t miss this opportunity!

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I have listed a new property at 14043 Lanning Drive in Whittier.
Spacious 4 bedroom Whittier single story home. This home offers 2,077 square feet, with 4 large bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. Move in ready with fresh paint throughout the interior and new carpet. Large formal light and bright living room with fireplace and formal dining room greet you as you step inside. Huge kitchen area with lots of extra storage cabinets and countertop prep space, with breakfast bar dining along with kitchen dining area. Built in desk/workstation that also offers extra storage space. Step down from the open kitchen area to the huge permitted family room with fireplace and side door access to the gated driveway backyard area. Other amenities include: central air conditioning and heating, copper plumbing, inside laundry area with storage, ceiling fans, large bathrooms with walk in shower stalls and newer water heater.
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I have listed a new property at 10554 Mohall Lane in Whittier.
Expanded Whittier Single Story Home! This property offers approx. 1,250 sq feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms, with the added bonus of a permitted enclosed patio that is 347 square feet ( this is NOT included in the MLS square footage) for a total of 1,597 square feet of living space. Kitchen and both bathrooms have been completely remodeled as of July 2022. Remodeled kitchen has white shaker cabinets, quartz countertop & new appliances. Master bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom with a walk in shower, and with a 150 sq foot walk-in closet along with a laundry area. Original and newly refinished hardwood flooring throughout the home. Huge corner lot has an expanded 2.25 car garage and is approx 500 square feet, with newly installed garage door opener, and large space to the side of the garage for RV or boat parking. Other amenities include: scraped ceiling, freshly painted interior, recessed lighting, all new 6 panel interior doors, new water heater, appliances are included in sale, sprinklers on timers in front & back , side yard patio dining area, huge avocado tree, newer electrical panel, 220 in garage, doggie door attached to enclosed patio space, breezeway between house and garage & garage attic venting fans. Located in the La Serna High School District. THIS IS NOT A FLIP PROPERTY!
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I have listed a new property at 11928 Sierra Sky Drive in Whittier.
Located in Whittier's Spy Glass Hill, this hard to find immaculate 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is in move-in condition with an amazing view! The home offers updates and upgrades throughout. Enter into the step down formal living room with high vaulted ceiling, formal dining area and kitchen that opens to both living and family room. The guest bedroom is located on the first floor with a newly remodeled 3/4 bathroom adjacent. Custom kitchen with plenty of counter work space and cabinet storage looks out to a beautiful backyard covered patio area. The upstairs master suite offers vaulted ceiling and access to a spacious oversized balcony with beautiful views of the local hills and city lights. The interior is decorated with custom drapery on all windows and sliding doors. A large backyard offers a private covered patio with privacy surrounded by beautiful landscaping for entertaining guests. A large raised planter was also added to provide a grassy area for pets or for use as a garden. Home systems were updated or replaced which include: Newer zoned HVAC system with new condenser, ducting and furnace; copper replaced with PEX plumbing; attic insulation replaced with termite and fire resistant material, insulated 3 car garage with new drywall, tape & paint; exterior drainage system added in backyard; and newer interior paint throughout. Sitting on a cul-de-sac this home represents tranquil California living at its best. This is a must see!
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I have listed a new property at 6769 Hillside Lane in Whittier.
Welcome home to this desirable & highly sought after street in the College Hills Historic District neighborhood located in the City of Whittier. This custom home was built in 1951 by Wallace Wiggins Sr, & is nestled in the hills next to Whittier College. 4 Bedrooms ,1 Full Bath, 2 ¾ Bath, 1 ½ Bath and is over 2600 square feet of two story living space, sitting on a grand lot size of 9576 square feet this home is an entertainers delight with great west view of this beautiful neighborhood and lights between the trees at night. Enter on the main level to the formal living room with a brick gas fireplace, a large adjacent room offers many possibilities for use as a den/family room, home office, playroom or as it is currently as a music room. This room offers a sweeping tree lined view framing the city lights. The dining room connects right off the kitchen & has a wall of storage cabinets. Light and bright kitchen offers quartz countertop, plenty of cabinet storage & pantry, and outside balcony patio dining area. Downstairs master suite has a huge walk-in closet, en-suite bathroom, fireplace and sliding glass door leading to the 2nd outdoor deck area. All 3 remaining bedrooms are spacious, with one offering private quarters with its own outside entry & en-suite bathroom. Large laundry room with plenty of storage sits adjacent to a large utility room with it's own entrance offers endless best use of space possibilities. Huge 40’x20’ pool with a deep end & diving board, updated with a beautiful gray bottom finish, new heater, pump & filter. Stunning pool deck area with many levels of surrounding privacy with citrus trees, olive trees, pomegranate trees and landscaping around the pool. Other amenities include: newer roof, custom window shades, new sewer liner, ABS plumbing lines & one year old 50 gallon water heater. Located within walking distance of Whittier College and Uptown Whittier dining and retail stores.
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I have listed a new property at 8901 Coachman Avenue in Whittier.
Perfect for the first time home buyer, this Whittier 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home offers 898 square feet with detached two two car garage. Home offers two good sized bedrooms with large closets, original hardwood flooring in great condition, windows have been upgraded, inside laundry room with storage cabinets, dine in kitchen and large backyard with brick fencing and gated driveway.
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I have listed a new property at 1003 Glencliff Street in La Habra.
Single story La Habra Woodridge Town home, with only one adjoining wall nestled in the rear of the community is surrounded by beautiful mature lush landscaping and is located close to parking area! Light and bright one bedroom / one bath unit offers freshly painted interior and new carpet. Large living and dining area with large fenced in enclosed patio offers plenty of outside space & privacy. Laundry area and storage located inside the unit's patio area for easy access. Other amenities include: central air/heating, step in shower and one assigned carport space and one assigned parking spot, fireplace in living room and plenty of closet/storage space. Community offers pool and community laundry room is available. Walking distance to dining, shopping and movie theater.
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I have listed a new property at 13697 Decliff Drive in Whittier.
Highly sought after Hadley Hills tri-level, cul-de-sac view home. First time on the market! Home offers 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms, is 2,293 square feet with lot size of 10,723 square feet. Spacious deck that sits above the canyon and overs view of Downtown Los Angeles. Step in to main level to large formal living room with floor to ceiling windows, step up formal dining room connected to large kitchen. Beautiful hill views from both living and dining room windows. Step down level offers huge family room with built in wall of storage and access to back yard. One bedroom and bathroom located on lower level, connecting to bonus/laundry room located right off direct access 3 car garage. Upstairs offer large master suite with dual sink vanity and dressing area and two large bedrooms and guest bathroom. Home sits at the top of Hadley Hills and offers tranquil living at it's best!
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I have listed a new property at 15006 Hayward Street in Whittier.
Turnkey Whittier Single Story East Whittier Home. This light and bright home has been updated and remodeled throughout. Spacious designer kitchen with Cesar Stone quartz counter tops, solid wood "Clover" cabinets, Kohler farmer sink, glass tile backsplash & tile flooring, GE Monogram 6 burner gas stove, and newer dishwasher. Full bathroom has extra deep Kohler bathtub/shower combo, Toto toilet and marble flooring. Half bath was installed with permits in 2015. HVAC unit was installed along with new duct work in 2015. Other major improvements and amenities include: full copper plumbing, 200 AMP electrical panel upgrade, rewired /grounded electrical outlets & light switches with dimmers, Norwitz Tank less Water heater, newer gas, water & sewer lines, recessed lighting, attic insulation & solar attic fan, original Red Oak hardwood flooring, Anderson Renewal dual pane double hung & casement windows, 30 year roof is approx 12 years new. Beautiful front landscaping and huge backyard with covered patio area, and spacious backyard with storage shed & avocado tree. This house checks all the boxes. Located in the La Serna High School District.
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I have listed a new property at 14665 Limedale Street in Panorama City.
Panorama City spacious pool home! This light and bright move in condition home offers 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms and is just under 1,300 square feet, sitting on a flat lot of 7507 square feet. Home offers updated kitchen and bathrooms, new central heating/air conditioning in 2022, copper plumbing, updated electrical panel, hardwood flooring, updated low E-windows, new dishwasher in 2020. Outside offers RV parking area, extra storage in garage & outside shed area, low maintenance front yard with water saving plants & decorative rock planters, block wall fencing surrounds the property and sparkling pool has gated safety fencing.
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I have listed a new property at 2522 Beacon Street in Fullerton.
Pride of Ownership awaits you when you enter this immaculate Fullerton home.  Over 2300 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this light and bright corner lot offers an expansive backyard of 7800 square feet  with only one neighbor, offering privacy plus!  Relax in the above ground spa and enjoy the beautiful fruit trees, flowers and spacious lawn & covered patio dining area.  Full kitchen remodel in 2021 with custom easy glide cabinets, soft close drawers, Kitchen Aid & Whirlpool appliances with WiFi capable oven, white subway backsplash with quartz countertop and farmhouse sink, & coffee/wine bar with storage cabinets. New flooring throughout downstairs is wood look ceramic tiles.  Downstairs bedroom with guest bath across the hall, large inside laundry room with extra storage space.  Huge master suite with his and hers walk in closets & was freshly painted in March 2022.  New remodeled master bath in March 2022 with new dual sink vanity, Carrara marble countertop, LVT flooring, new humidity exhaust fan & new lighting fixtures.  Other amenities include 5 year old 16 seer HVAC system with NEST thermostat , plantation shutters and custom shades, recessed lighting, new interior doors, new bedroom ceiling fans, new interior LED lighting with dimmers installed in 2021 and custom outdoor side gates and RV parking area.  Located in a highly rated school district with walking distance to Tri-City & Craig Parks, Sierra Vista Elementary School.  This was the model home of the tract when built in 1972, this is a NO HOA property. See video and 3D floor plan in attachments.
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I have listed a new property at 5843 Friends Avenue in Whittier.
This Uptown Whittier 1921 Craftsman Home is located North of Beverly Blvd near Hellman Park is waiting for you to put your personal style to reclaim the glory of this wonderful family home. Offering 1,332 square feet, sitting on a spacious lot size of 7,000 square feet, the possibilities are endless for this Whittier gem. Home has been expanded to offer a larger second bedroom and an inside laundry room with lots of storage cabinets. Paid for solar panels have been installed, electrical has been upgraded and rewired throughout the home. Seismic retrofitting & cripple walls have been installed in the large basement crawlspace. Spacious living room leads to an arched entry to the formal dining area with an original built-in hutch with glass cabinet doors and lots of drawer storage. Original hardwood floors in main areas of the home under the carpet. Long driveway with rebuilt single car detached garage leads to to beautiful backyard grounds with mature plants & trees and large lawn area. Mature lemon, pomegranate and avocado trees line the large yard. Extra storage area in basement under laundry room with easy access areas. Potential extra value of investment ADU in backyard - buyer to investigate with city for potential use. Desirable location close to Whittier College, Hellman Park Trails, just a few blocks away to historic Uptown Whittier restaurants, shops, cafes.
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I have listed a new property at 5106 6th Street E in Los Angeles.
Duplex, 2 units on one lot!  Great opportunity to live in one & rent the other.  One unit faces 6th St. and the second unit is on the corner of 6th & Vancouver.  Each unit features two bedrooms & one bathroom. Both units offer a large living room, spacious dine in kitchen has oak cabinets & tiled counter tops & laundry area with storage cabinets is located inside kitchen.  Each unit has it's own one car garage.  Updates & amenities include: laminate flooring , some windows replaced, water heaters approx 5 years old, copper plumbing, roof installed in 2007 and rain gutters.  6th Street unit has patio/yard area, open breezeway  area between unit & garages.  The Vancouver unit has an extra outside gated parking area.  Conveniently located in an area centralized to shopping, freeways, schools & transportation. This property is being delivered with tenants who are current on rents.
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I have listed a new property at 5106 6th Street E in Los Angeles.
Duplex, 2 units on one lot!  Great opportunity to live in one & rent the other.  One unit faces 6th St. and the second unit is on the corner of 6th & Vancouver.  Each unit features two bedrooms & one bathroom. Both units offer a large living room, spacious dine in kitchen has oak cabinets & tiled counter tops & laundry area with storage cabinets is located inside kitchen.  Each unit has it's own one car garage.  Updates & amenities include: laminate flooring , some windows replaced, water heaters approx 5 years old, copper plumbing, roof installed in 2007 and rain gutters.  6th Street unit has patio/yard area, open breezeway  area between unit & garages.  The Vancouver unit has an extra outside gated parking area.  Conveniently located in an area centralized to shopping, freeways, schools & transportation. This property is being delivered with tenants who are current on rents.
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I have listed a new property at 12516 Amesbury Circle in Whittier.
Welcome Home to this Whittier Tri-Level Townhome. This beautiful gated community was built in 2017 and has all the modern upgrades and amenities. Entering at the first floor offers one bedroom with it's own full bath, and direct two car garage access. The second floor has stunning high ceilings with a light and bright living room, dining area and huge chef's kitchen with a large granite island, there is a private balcony off the living room. Second floor also offers a half guest bath and separate laundry room. The third floor has a huge master suite with en-suite bathroom with dual sink vanity, toilet room, large walk in closet. The third bedroom offers an en-suite full bathroom and walk-in closet. This property has been meticulously maintained. The owners added approximately 20k in builder upgrades at purchase, including: upgraded kitchen backsplash, laminate wood flooring, bathroom floor tile, water softener and reverse osmosis system Gated community features playground, dog park, BBQ/Picnic area. HOA covers exterior maintenance, gated entry, landscaping and trash. Close proximity to Uptown Whittier dining & shopping district.
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I have listed a new property at 13687 Sycamore Drive in Whittier.
Quiet Hadley Hills cul-de-sac home. This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath single level home nestled in Whittier's Hadley Hills is ready for the next owner to bring their personal touches & current style. Home offers spacious floor plan with over 2100 square feet of living space.  Double door entry into foyer with vintage wooden room divider leading to spacious formal living room with fireplace, separate formal dining room that has direct kitchen access.  Large  kitchen/family room combo has plenty of room for in kitchen dining along with breakfast bar, and family room/den living space.  Sliding door from family room leads to tranquil front porch sitting area.  Huge private master suite has full wall of closets, en-suite bathroom has two vanity dressing areas & walk in shower.  Inside laundry room with storage & half bath located off family room. This family home is the first time on the market and is waiting for new memories to be made!
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I have listed a new property at 15828 Leffingwell Road in Whittier.
Welcome to this move-in condition light & bright East Whittier pool home. This immaculate home offers many updates & upgrades throughout the open floorplan, with eye-catching exterior curb appeal. Beautiful entry with quartz stack stone & new Texacoat exterior paint, front porch upgraded with slate tile with chip-resistant edging, & the front of the home is highlighted in the evening with exterior lighting in planters. Backyard has sparkling in-ground swimming pool & yard offers block wall fencing. Interior is stunning with laminate flooring, fresh interior paint, scraped ceilings, recessed lighting, crown molding, wood shutters & blinds, & new energy-efficient sliding door & windows. Spacious kitchen with new garbage disposal, new dishwasher, new hardware & new faucet. The inside utility room has extra storage & pantry area (laundry could be moved from the garage to this area). Other amenities include: new 220 electrical service with an option for electric car hookup, newer water heater, LED lighting throughout, gas & wood burning fireplace, central AC & Heating, ceiling fans in all bedrooms. The garage offers an extra bonus of overhead reinforced metal storage & a large metal workbench area.
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I have listed a new property at 15927 Marlinton Drive in Whittier.
Expanded Whittier 3 bedroom home with sparkling pool & spa. This home offers 1542 square feet sitting on a corner lot size of 6640 square feet. This spacious home offers a formal living room with fireplace, large family/dining kitchen and separate family room with wood beamed ceiling with sliding glass door leading to covered patio breezeway and gated pool and spa. A large gated driveway gives extra privacy plus to this home sitting within two cul-de-sac streets. Other amenities include: updated HVAC and ductwork, laminate and wood flooring throughout, granite countertop in kitchen, inside laundry area with extra storage space, ceiling fans, cement dog run behind the garage, and brick-lined stucco planters around the pool deck.
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I have listed a new property at 9413 Melita Street in Pico Rivera.
Welcome to 9413 Melita Street in Pico Rivera, this single-story home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is 1201 square feet, sitting on a spacious flat lot of 5739 square feet. Offering updated dine-in kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances that opens up to combined living/dining areas. The spacious master bedroom offers an en-suite remodeled bathroom with a walk-in shower and updated vanity with quartz countertop and two closets, one a walk-in. Other amenities include: guest bathroom updated, updated electrical, copper plumbing, original hardwood flooring, window shutters, ceiling fans, inside laundry room with extra storage closets, dual pane windows, gated driveway leads to detached 2 car garage, large back yard with concrete patio area & block wall fencing, lush green lawn, and storage shed behind the garage. Local schools nearby. Freeway close to DTLA and local shopping and dining areas.
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