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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!

Harbor Pines Adjacent!

I just listed this cute 2 bedroom 1 bath home on an R-3 lot at the base of Harbor Pines.  Includes large living room, dining room, breakfast nook, well-preserved original full bath + 2 bedrooms.  There is a 2-car garage with a workshop attached, carport, plus another outbuilding that could be an office, storage, or an ADU since they've become so popular.  All this is on a 5580 square foot flat lot located on a cul de sac.  Convenient to...Continue Reading!

November 2021 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: Out here on the front lines, real estate trends often become apparent before the pundits and the press pick up on them.  As I’ve pointed out before, what you read in the press is generally written by reporters not directly involved in real estate.  Not being “in the business”, they tend to use data on closed sales which, by definition, reflects what the market was 60-120 days ago – escrows average about 60 days in length, and the price...Continue Reading!

Turn-Key Los Verdes Home Sold

First time for sale, this one level 3 bedroom 2 bath home is on a quiet street in Los Verdes and features a lovely view across Santa Monica Bay, mountains, etc.  Being sold by current long time owners, it has a remodeled kitchen, new paint, new carpeting, a 2-car garage, and inside laundry room.  A bargain at $1.3 million, so don't wait.  This sold before it hit the market at well over asking price. [ngg src="galleries" ids="111" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"]Continue Reading!

2901 Via Victoria, PVE — Sold With 11 Offers

First time for sale by the original owners. A spectacular, large (5600+ square feet) 6 bedroom 5 bath home with a panoramic, unobstructable view looking north, and situated on a 28,000+ square foot street to street lot. On a clear day you can see the Malibu coastline and Channel Islands. Excellent street presence with circular driveway that will park many cars off the street. This is a quiet, low traffic street -- those driving by either live there or are...Continue Reading!