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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!

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!

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!

Sold on Pleasant Hill Drive!!

Seems like everyone is waiting for Pleasant Hill Drive.  #6 is one of the original 7 Jack Cameron-built one level ranch homes being sold by the original owner.  We all moved in in early 1963 (we lived at #4) and Pleasant Hill Drive became a magical place -- ask anyone who grew up on that street in the '60's and '70's -- The Bloomfields, Grahams, Mealys, Lovemans, Reynolds/Sommersteins, Coopers, or Lindleys.  I won't bore you with all the stories, but...Continue Reading!