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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!

July 2021 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: To the amazement of many, me included, the real estate market continues to be red hot.  Demand exceeds supply, although it’s not clear to me that supply is any longer as constricted as it was during Covid.  Many people are deciding to sell now while the market is hot and prices are high, and retire to an area where the cost of living is lower.  As I’ve said before, I’ve seen markets similar to this in my 36 years...Continue Reading!

May 2021 Newsletter

May, 2021 Dear Neighbor: OK, the real estate market is, in a word, nuts right now.  It seems to have begun last Summer when the shortage of houses for sale, due partially to Covid, caused supply to fall far short of demand.  Other than the recent slight rise in interest rates (which always motivates buyers who think the interest rate train is pulling out of the station), I can’t honestly explain its perseverance.  I (and no one I know) could explain it...Continue Reading!

First Time For Sale in Valmonte — sold instantly with multiple offers

A truly magnificent residence overlooking the PV Golf Course. If you drive Paseo Del Campo often, this is one of those houses you've admired over the years, which could now be yours. Exceptionally light and open floor plan with high open beam ceilings throughout, this home has been remodeled and meticulously maintained by the original owner. There is a feeling of spaciousness the minute you enter. The full-feature, open kitchen flows into the dining area and out onto the massive,...Continue Reading!

New Listing in Grandview Estates!

Sold $160,000 over asking price.  26403 Grayslake is a well maintained 3 bedroom 2 bath home on lower Graylake Rd -- the quiet, cul de sac part.  One level with hardwood floors (under the carpet), an excellent floor plan, and a big flat lot. From the living room, sliding glass doors open onto a lovely covered patio and into a surprisingly spacious, flat lot. The master suite is located on the side opposite the other two bedrooms. There is a...Continue Reading!