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Things You Always Wondered About Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Real Estate

I wrote this in 2007, but to make it easier to find, I've moved it to the top of the heap: A lot of things have happened in Palos Verdes during my 68-year residency some of which, distressingly, are now ancient history. I see a lot of misinformation on websites by realtors attempting to portray themselves as Palos Verdes experts, but I am here to say that I witnessed most of the following myself and this is how it was.  I am...Continue Reading!

First Time for Sale in South Torrance — 4115 W 229th Street

This lovely family home is located in a small, highly coveted tract just west of Ocean Ave and north of Lomita Blvd.  It has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and tapes out at 2135 square feet, which includes a spacious family room in addition to the 1920 original square feet.  Located on a prime corner lot, there is a 2-car garage with direct entry from the house, newer furnace, and a private rear garden.  This is basically a big cul de...Continue Reading!

March 2018 Newsletter

I apologize in advance for the way this doesn't line up at bottom.  I have no idea why   Dear Neighbor: The real estate market continues to “suffer” from too few houses for sale.  For you, as a potential seller of course, this is anything but suffering.  In my 33 years in this business I can’t recall many times when it’s been a better time to be a seller.  Prices are at an all-time high, interest rates are low but have started to...Continue Reading!

Just Reduced at 3309 Via Palomino, PVE — Open Saturday & Sunday, April 14 & 15

This is a turn-key 5 bedroom 3.5 bath home on the most desirable street in Valmonte.  It has just been reduced by $100,000!!  Natural light floods the interior.  Remodeled throughout, there is a spacious living room, kitchen with Viking, SubZero, and Bosch fixtures, 2 dining areas, 2 breakfast bars, and 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths downstairs.  One bedroom could be a den and leads to the enchanting rear garden that has a covered outdoor entertaining area with fireplace, barbecue, and...Continue Reading!

First Time For Sale In Valmonte! Sold within a week.

601 Via Paro, Palos Verdes Estates, will be on the market Tuesday, March 13.  The original owner is selling this lovely one level 4 bedroom 2 bath home they built in 1952.  It features a panoramic view from Century City almost to LA Harbor and sits on a 10,300 square foot lot.  Open House Saturday, March 17 1-5, so come on by.  $1,398,000 [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="75" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="300" thumbnail_height="225" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="1" slideshow_link_text="[Show as slideshow]" order_by="sortorder"...Continue Reading!