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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!

Portuguese Bend Estates?

Huh?  Portuguese Bend Estates?  I’m guessing you’ve never heard of it or, if you have, it’s not where you think it is.  When I first heard the name I assumed it must be what is now the Portuguese Bend Club or the area behind the gates at Narcissa Drive and PV Drive South.  At the same time that the better-known early housing developments were going in on the Hill – Grandview, Rocky Point, etc – there was also one being...Continue Reading!

Sweeping, Panoramic View from Montemalaga — Sold in 7 Days!

Now in escrow, this stunning, classic Palos Verdes home is for sale for the first time in 45 years.  When you step thru the entry gate, you will be taken back to the glory days of Hollywood, with the cloistered walkways surrounding the pool -- you will expect to see Greta Garbo or Rita Hayworth lounging by the pool.  This is a one level 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home on a flat 16,700 square foot lot, and features a panoramic...Continue Reading!

July 2020 Newsletter

 Dear Neighbor: I’m sure real estate is all you’ve been thinking about the past few weeks, right?  No?  Well I have, and how to get houses sold given the [ahem] current situation.  This is when having been in this business 35 years helps.  While challenges and roadblocks periodically appear, they also have in the past, and knowing how to work around them for the people who need to sell in times like this is why my clients appreciate me.  I don’t...Continue Reading!

New PV Lease Listing!

Affordable PV lease at Ocean Crest Court.  A lovely 1 bedroom 1 bath unit overlooking the pool/spa.  $1900/month and available now.  Call me. [ngg src="galleries" ids="97" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]Continue Reading!