"Palos Verdes Resident since 1947"

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All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

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!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

Sold! First Time For Sale by Original Owner in Valmonte

109 Via Ardilla is being offered for sale for the first time ever!  A lovely 3 bedroom 2 bath home in a really great, quiet location (Via Ardilla is a short street on which houses rarely come up for sale), with an updated kitchen and baths, cozy family room, spacious living room with wood-burning fireplace, and a nice wood deck overlooking the large flat back yard.  If you aren't aware, Valmonte is the quintessential family-friendly PVE neighborhood in which is...Continue Reading!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

3721 P V Drive North — This property is sold.

Welcome to this Traditional Valmonte Home in one of the most desirable areas of Palos Verdes Estates. Meticulously maintained & ready to move in to enjoy from Day 1. Enter into a sunny & spacious Living Room with warm red oak floors,wood burning fireplace,beamed ceiling & adjacent Dining Room. Kitchen features granite countertops & stainless appliances,an abundance of modern cabinets & Pantry. A Breakfast Nook looks out onto the private Yard & Garden. A Flagstone Patio just off the Kitchen...Continue Reading!

All articles I’ve written on real estate for the last 10 or so years. Earlier than that, I’ll have to mail them to you

May 2017 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: The real estate market this year has not experienced the frenetic activity in the first half of the year that it has seen in the past 3 years.  Prices in Palos Verdes are still right around the all-time high of late 2007, having recovered from the sizeable dip they took from 2008 thru 2010. Let me take just a moment to brag:  the results for 2016 are in, and your humble correspondent was the #3 agent out of over 250...Continue Reading!