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Whittier California Housing Market Update: September 20, 2017

by The Domis Team

HOT, HOT AND's the only way to describe the current housing market conditions in the Whittier, CA area!  Inventory is still low and buyer demand is very high.  There's never been a better time to put your home on the market.  Partnering with the #1 Realtors- The Domis Team, guarantees your quick sale for top dollar.

Current Market Stats

Properties on the Market- 191

Median Home Square Footage- 1,545

Median Bedrooms- 3

Median Bathrooms- 2

Median Home Price- $555,949.

Average Days on the Market- 61 days

Price per Square Foot- $371.00

Trends below show home values continue to go up and more inventory is needed!  If you're considering a Fall Home Sale, contact The Domis Team or get a Free, No Obligation Home Analysis here.

Brought to you by Linda Domis & The Domis Team

Keller Williams Realty

Whittier, CA 90603

Phone- 562-884-5373

Outdoor Living Transitions form Summer to Fall!

by The Domis Team

Summer officially comes to a close on September 22!  If you're looking to update your homes outdoor living space for the beautiful Fall season....or putting your house on the market, check out these great tips!

1. Bring in the natural elements;  think porcelain tile, assorted metals and floral mixes.

2. Add a stunning fireplace.

3. Create a relaxing area by the shore with great Adirondack Chairs.

4. Add the colors of the season;  Orange, Yellows and Reds.

5. Falls favorite plants should be grouped in a contemporary fashion incorporating nearby trees & shrubs. Look for Chrysanthemums, sunflowers, mums!

6. Create your ambiance with cool decorative lighting and hanging swags and comfy seating.

For more homeowner and home selling tips, visit our website or contact The Domis Team.


Purchase Your Tickets Now for the Eat UPTown Food Festival!

by The Domis Team

EAT UPtown Food Festival @ Nixon Plaza | Whittier | California | United States

A couple of weeks ago, we told you all about the incredible dining renaissance occurring in the beautiful community of Whittier! Well, now is your chance to try all of these delectable restaurants in one spot! Mark your calendars for the EAT UPtown Food Festival!!!


On Saturday, September 30th, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, head to Nixon Plaza (13002 Philadelphia Street, Whittier) for mouthwatering food from 25+ Uptown restaurants and eateries. There will also be a craft beer garden for visitors 21 years and older.


Do not delay! This event is likely to sell out! Purchase your tickets today and enjoy the best dining our city has to offer!


Ticket Information

$60 VIP ticket (Presale ONLY | Must be 21+)

  • 1:00 pm entry
  • All-inclusive food
  • 3 beer tickets

$45 General Admission ticket (Presale) | $50 GA ticket (At Door if not sold out)

  • 2:00 pm entry
  • All-inclusive food
  • No beer tickets

*Children ages 10 and under are FREE if accompanied by a paid adult*

Purchase Tickets HERE!



The Domis Team wishes everyone happy dining in Whittier!



Image Credit: Whittier Uptown Association


September Home Maintenance Projects!

by The Domis Team

September is the perfect time to tackle those home maintenance projects! Although southern California might not experience as drastic of seasonal changes as other regions in the country do, keep your home in tip top shape as the weather starts to cool down. Here are the best projects both inside and outside to complete this September!


Seal and insulate your home. Making sure that your home is well insulated ensures that your home maintains an appropriate temperature regardless of the season and can help you save money in the long run. You can make a larger investment by improving the insulation in your home and adding energy-efficient windows. For quicker, cheaper fixes, check all of your windows and doors for drafty areas. Replace or add weather stripping around these areas. Place dye-cut foam outlet seals behind wall plates to keep air from leaving through electrical outlets on exterior walls.


Take care of the heating and cooling systems. Maintaining your homes heat and air conditioning systems is important to keep your family comfortable and prevent more expensive maintenance issues in the future. September is the perfect time to check these systems as the service companies will be dealing with less emergency projects. Hire a professional to come check these systems and make any improvements as necessary. In between these tune-ups, stay on top of cleaning and replacing air filters as needed.


Inspect for leaks. You do not want to wait for heavy rains to discover leaks! This can lead to costly damage. Inspect the underside of your roof and look for moisture in the insulation or joints. If you find problem areas, keep note of the spots and contact a professional to repair the leaks. Along with the roof, you want to check your basement, if you have one. Make sure there are no cracks, plants growing inside, gaps in doors and windows, or erosion. Seal leaks during nice September days so everything will properly dry.  


Clean the gutters. Grab the ladder and clean out your gutters and downspouts. You want them to be cleared out so water does not accumulate. If you have a problem with a lot of debris, consider installing gutter guards. While cleaning your gutters, make sure that everything is firmly in place and flush with the roof. Check that the downspouts are directing water far away from your home’s foundation.


Prevent pests. When the weather starts to cool, pests can try to find a warm place in your home. They can cause a lot of property damage and are a health hazard. Make sure that there are no branches hanging over your roof that pests can use as easy access to your home. Keep branches at least 4 feet away from the house. If you hear pests in your home, contact a professional to deal with the issue immediately.



Follow these steps to keep your family comfortable and happy in your home this fall and winter. For more home improvement tips for your Whittier area home, check our website at for helpful information!

La Habra Heights Fall Festival!

by The Domis Team

Celebrate the start of fall in beautiful La Habra Heights at the Second Annual Heights Watch Fall Festival! Head to The Park (1885 Hacienda Road) on Saturday, September 9th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for a day filled with family fun! This FREE event is open to the entire public. Enjoy delicious food, live music, sidewalk art contest, kids' zone, and so much more. There will also be incredible products and information available from the diverse array of vendor booths. Come celebrate the new season and participate in this community prelude to the 2018 Avocado Festival in La Habra Heights!


​Types of Vendor Booths:

  • Art & demonstrations

  • Avocados & avocado experts

  • All about birds

  • Animal care

  • Gardening & composting

  • Honey products

  • Jams & jellies

  • Plants & trees

  • Local organizations

  • Non-profit groups

  • Youth programs

  • Emergency preparedness

  • LA County Sheriff

  • LHH Fire Department

  • City & utility representatives



The Fall Festival is sponsored by the La Habra Heights Community Support Foundation's Heights Watch. Members of this neighborhood watch group can eat FREE at the festival! Membership is free. Join at the Festival or call (562) 315 - 8494. Help continue to make La Habra Heights a happy and safe place for all that live there.

La Habra Heights is a great city to call home. With strong community engagement, fun citywide events, beautiful recreational facilities, excellent schools, and so much more, this southern California town is perfect for families looking in the greater Los Angeles area. If you are interested in buying your dream home in La Habra Heights, give The Domis Team a call today or visit our website at  

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the LA County Fair!

by The Domis Team

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the LA County Fair!!! One of the most extraordinary county fairs in the country, the LA County Fair opens its gates this Friday, September 1st. Spend your long holiday weekend down at the Fairplex (1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona) for endless family fun! Dine on unique, delectable Fair Food! Check out all of the incredible Attractions, including Jurassic Planet, The Igloo, Esports Gaming World, Carnival Rides, Horse Racing, Heritage Mission, and so much more! Partake in or watch fun Competitions. Find awesome items to buy from the hundreds of Vendors. There truly is something for everyone at the LA County Fair!


2017 LA County Fair Entertainment Schedule


Hours of Operation

September 1st - September 4th (Opening Weekend)

  • Friday | Noon to Midnight

  • Saturday - Sunday | 10:00 am to Midnight

  • Monday | 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

September 6th - September 24th

  • Monday - Tuesday | CLOSED

  • Wednesday | Noon to 10:00 pm

  • Thursday | Noon to 11:00 pm

  • Friday | Noon to Midnight

  • Saturday | 10:00 am to Midnight

  • Sunday | 10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Ticket Information

Single Day Admission | Wednesday - Friday

  • General (ages 13-59): $12

  • Senior (ages 60+): $10

  • Youth (ages 6-12): $8

  • Child (ages 5 & under): FREE

  • Purchase tickets HERE!

Single Day Admission | Saturday & Sunday AND Labor Day

  • General (ages 13-59): $20

  • Senior (ages 60+): $15

  • Youth (ages 6-12): $12

  • Child (ages 5 & under): FREE

  • Purchase tickets HERE!

Season Pass

  • ALL Ages: $29.99

  • Click HERE to learn about everything included with the Super Pass!


The Domis Team wishes everyone a very Happy & Safe Labor Day Weekend!


Along with Labor Day Weekend, be sure to head back to the fair on Friday, September 8th for Whittier Day!

Image Credit: LA County Fair

Dining Renaissance in Uptown Whittier!

by The Domis Team

You do not need to travel to Los Angeles to get delicious grub. Whittier has become a foodie haven within the county! The beautiful Uptown Whittier district has seen a large influx of unique, new restaurants serving delicious, innovative fare that is sure to delight any palette. These new spots are located alongside the old favorites that have called the district home for decades. Explore all the dining options in your own backyard! Support local businesses and culinary talents and fill your bellies at these incredible Uptown Whittier restaurants.


Azabu Restaurant | 13119 Philadelphia Street | Japanese

Auntie’s Bakery & Cafe | 6506 Greenleaf Avenue | American

Bailey Street Kitchen | 13010 Bailey Street | American

Bailey's Juicery | 12924 Bailey Street | Vegan

Bambooze Sushi & Brew House | 6518 Greenleaf Avenue #18 | Japanese Fusion

Bizarra Capital | 12706 Philadelphia Street | Mexican

Brickhouse Pizza | 7028 Bright Avenue | Italian

California Grill | 6751 Painter Avenue | American

Ciao Italia Ristorante | 13112 Philadelphia Street | Italian

Colonia Publica | 6715 Greenleaf Avenue | Mexican

Crêpes & Grapes Café | 6560 Greenleaf Avenue | French

Emmy Doo’s Ice Cream Shop | 13102 Philadelphia Street | Dessert

Gu Thai Uptown | 7011 Greenleaf Avenue | Thai

Han Arum | 6541 Greenleaf Avenue | Japanese

La Pescadora | 7039 Greenleaf Avenue | Mexican

Marco Polo Pizza | 12911 Philadelphia Street | Italian

Mimo's Cafe | 6735 Greenleaf Avenue | Mexican

Mr. Sandwich | 13011 Philadelphia Street | American

New Canton Bistro | 13015 Philadelphia Street | Chinese

Phlight | 6724 Bright Avenue B | Tapas

Pho & Roll | 7007 Greenleaf Avenue #102 | Vietnamese Fusion

Portsmouth | 13103 Penn Street | Seafood

Ravello Bar & Grill | 6746 Greenleaf Avenue | Italian

Red Oak BBQ & Grill | 7051 Greenleaf Avenue | American Barbecue

Restaurant Amachi | 6729 Greenleaf Avenue | Japanese

Rocky Cola Cafe | 6757 Greenleaf Avenue | American

Sage Restaurant & Lounge | 6511 Greenleaf Avenue | American

Setá dine:lounge | 13033 Philadelphia Street | American

Spin Lounge | 6532 Greenleaf Avenue | American

Steve’s BBQ |  7007 Greenleaf Avenue B | American Barbecue

T & L Pollos | 6518 Greenleaf Avenue #12 | Grilled & Rotisserie Chicken

Teriyaki Bistro | 7058 Greenleaf Avenue | Japanese

The 6740 | 6740 Greenleaf Avenue | American

The Bottle Room | 6741 Greenleaf Avenue | American Gastropub

The Commoner | 6754 Greenleaf Avenue | American Fusion

The Knotted Apron | 6712 Greenleaf Avenue | Culinary School

The Mission Square | 13033 Penn Street 100 | Italian

The Rusty Monk | 6749 Greenleaf Avenue | Belgian Gastropub

Uno Tea House | 6550 Greenleaf Avenue | Dessert

Uptown Frozen Yogurt | 7203 Greenleaf Avenue, Suite C | Dessert

Uptown Mexican Cafe | 7040 Greenleaf Avenue | Mexican

Uptown Vintage Café | 6741 Bright Avenue | American

VaKA Burger Express | 12913 Philadelphia Street | American

Incredible dining options are just one of the many reasons why Whittier is a great place to call home in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. If you are interested in Buying a home in this beautiful community, give The Domis Team a call today or visit our website at  

Beautiful Home Just Listed in La Habra!

by The Domis Team

Stunning Ranch Home on large lot in the heart of La Habra; within minutes of  award winning schools, shopping and transportation!

2340 Fern Way, La Habra, CA  $574,888.

Features include Master Bedroom with plantation shutters, two remodeled bathrooms and hardwood floors.  Crown molding, laundry room, open concept kitchen with granite counter-tops and spacious eating area, and covered patio. Backyard is an entertaining paradise and children's fantasy with winding paths, tree house and park-like setting. Double detached garage with plenty of parking.

Contact The Domis Team for more details and private showing!


The Best Farmers Markets in Southern California!

by The Domis Team

Unlike many parts of the country, the beautiful weather in Southern California allows residents to access incredible farmers markets throughout the year! California is home to some of the best produce and locally made goods around! All this is right at your fingertips during the local FARMERS MARKETS throughout the Whittier area. Every week you can stock up on the most delicious fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products, baked goods, and stunning flowers, handmade goods, and so much more. Along with helping you and your family maintain a healthy lifestyle, farmers markets help promote economic development by connecting the community with local farmers and artisans. Come discover all the incredible weekly farmers markets in our area and take advantage of the fresh, natural bounty of the southern California landscape!


Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market

When: Thursdays | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Center Street Promenade, Anaheim


Brea Farmer's Market

When: Thursdays | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Birch Street & State College Boulevard, Brea


Fullerton Market

When: Thursdays | 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Downtown Plaza (Wilshire Avenue), Fullerton


Certified Farmers' Market

When: Fridays | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: 13018 Philadelphia Street, Whittier


Downtown Downey Farmers' Market

When: Saturdays | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Downey Avenue (between 2nd & 3rd Streets), Downey


Buena Park Farmers Market

When: Saturdays | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: La Palma Avenue, Buena Park


Back 2 School throughout the Whittier CA area!

by The Domis Team

Soon, the sound of school bells will be ringing throughout the Whittier area. Backpacks will be packed and school buses loaded as local students head back to school! This is always an exciting time of year! Check out the dates for the first day of school for all area public school districts!


East Whittier City School District | 14535 East Whittier Boulevard, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 15th

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

Fullerton Joint Union High School District | 1051 West Bastanchury Road, Fullerton

First Day of School: Monday, August 14th

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

La Habra City School District | 500 North Walnut Street, La Habra

First Day of School: Monday, August 21st (Grades TK-7) | Tuesday, August 22nd (Grade 8)

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

Lowell Joint School District | 11019 Valley Home Avenue, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 15th (Grade 7) | Wednesday, August 16th (All Grades)

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

Norwalk La Mirada Unified School District | 12820 Pioneer Boulevard, Norwalk

First Day of School: Thursday, August 17th

2017 - 2018 District Calendar  

Whittier City School District | 7211 South Whittier Avenue, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 15th (Grade 6) | Wednesday, August 16th (All Grades)

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

Whittier Union High School District | 9401 South Painter Avenue, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 15th (Grade 9) | Wednesday, August 16th (All Grades)

2017 - 2018 District Calendar


The Domis Team hopes all area students have a successful and fun 2017-2018 school year!!!


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