Santa Clarita Real Estate Professional


Hilary Blaha, REALTOR®

Hilary Blaha is a real estate professional with Pinnacle Estate Properties and serves the Santa Clarita area, including; Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country, Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Westridge, Castaic, Val Verde, Acton, and Agua Dulce.

Hilary has been a Santa Clarita Valley resident  since 1989 and brings her unique knowledge of the area to every transaction. Area knowledge is a huge advantage to working with Hilary. However, it is not all she has to offer. In addition, she has a decade of real estate experience, up-to-date with the latest technology, and is certified in short sales and foreclosures. She takes great pride in her commitment to her clients and looks forward to helping you buy or sell your next home.

Feel free to use this site to Search the MLS, Find local Trends, or Contact Hilary.
 

Santa Clarita Real Estate Blog

Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018

Some are attempting to compare the current housing market to the market leading up to the “boom and bust” that we experienced a decade ago. They look at price appreciation and conclude that we are on a similar trajectory, speeding toward another housing crisis. However, there is a major difference between the two markets. Last decade, while demand was being artificially created by extremely loose lending standards, a tremendous amount of inventory was coming to the market to satisfy that demand. Below is a graph of the inventory of homes available for sale leading up to the 2008 crash. A normal … Continue reading

Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice ‘Must-Haves’ in Favor of Good School Districts

It should come as no surprise that buying a home in a good school district is important to homebuyers. According to a report from Realtor.com, 86% of 18-34 year-olds and 84% of those aged 35-54 indicated that their home search areas were defined by school district boundaries. What is surprising, however, is that 78% of recent homebuyers sacrificed features from their “must-have” lists in order to find homes within their dream school districts. The top feature sacrificed was a garage at 19%, followed closely by a large backyard, an updated kitchen, the desired number of bedrooms, and an outdoor living … Continue reading

 

Client Testimonials

“Never have I met such a smart, kind, honest, and hard-working human being. Hilary always had a Plan B (and often a Plan C and Plan D) for any potential hurdle that we may have been encountered during the home buying process. I finally have a place to call home in California largely due to Hilary’s follow-up and amazing problem-solving ability. September 17, 2011”
by Elizabeth Byrnes