"Palos Verdes Resident since 1947"

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 74-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!

High Density Housing

As most PV residents are now aware, in its infinite wisdom, the State has dictated that every city must have "affordable" housing.  "Affordable" varies by city, but the fact that the State is using our tax money and something called the "Builder's Remedy" to bludgeon cities into compliance is disturbing.  The spirit of the California State constitution is that zoning is left to the cities and counties, but Sacramento has found a cynical way around it.  The artist renderings below...Continue Reading!

May 2024 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: Lest you think all I do is to write you an occasional letter, I was honored to be named the #1 Berkshire Hathaway agent in the South Bay for the first quarter of 2024, and in the Chairman’s Circle (the highest level) for all of 2023.  Thanks to all of you whose family homes I have had the honor to sell over the past 40 years. OK, done bragging.  I’m going to get into the weeds a bit here, but...Continue Reading!

Beautiful Lease in The Estates

3602 Estates Lane #104 is a completely remodeled 2 bedroom 2 bath, one level condo in Rolling Hills Estates.  Includes dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, walk-in closets, lots of storage cabinets, and 2 covered parking spots.  Outstanding community amenities include pool, spa, huge rec room, and babbling brooks throughout the complex.  Walk to grocery shopping, restaurants, and the South Bay's best pizza place -- Lamp Post Pizza!  Great location for off-hill commuting.  Get the kids in the incomparable PV Schools (full disclosure,...Continue Reading!

A View to Die For. First time for sale since 1958. Sold instantly with 9 offers.

Did you say you wanted a panoramic view? Check. Unobstrucable? Check. One level house? Check. Large lot? Check. Quiet street? Check. Walk to schools?  Check.  This one level home features a sit-down, panoramic, unobstructable view from Pt Dume to Long Beach. From the updated kitchen and baths, to the low traffic street (if they're driving on Bluemound, they either live there or are lost), to the huge back yard, to the easy walk to schools, this lovey home was lovingly...Continue Reading!