"Palos Verdes Resident since 1947"

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November 2014 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: The market continues as before.  I would say it’s about a 7 on a scale of 10.  I sense, though, that many buyers think the market has peaked or is about to.  The argument for buying now remains low interest rates – just over 4% for 30-year fixed.  I’m telling you, we’re all going to look back on this as the good old days. The subject this month is the agent you hire.  Hire me.  OK, letter’s over.  But seriously,...Continue Reading!

This May Be Your Chance in Upper Malaga Cove

Palos Verdes Real Estate

                          Just Listed.  Oh baby, oh baby.  This is a really special Malaga Cove house overlooking Bluff Cove (no, it's not on the Drive) with a view from Catalina to King Harbor.  2531 square foot one level 3 (big) bedrooms 2.5 baths lovingly maintained older home that just exudes understated class.  This house has only sold once since it was built and current owners have owned it forever.  You've seen and admired this house when you drive down Via Montemar....Continue Reading!

The History of Neighborhood Church

Palos Verdes Real Estate

As one of the few living people from the early days, I am often asked to speak on the history of this Palos Verdes Estates landmark.  It helps that my parents were heavily involved in the Church from their arrival in 1947, including my arrival later that year. Here is the link to that speech, which will be airing on local Channel 33: http://youtu.be/6ihW8ti20roContinue Reading!

Show Me Your List(ings)

Palos Verdes Real Estate

When you're interviewing agents to sell your house, one the best things you can do is to ask them for a list of homes they've actually sold in your area.  If you're in Palos Verdes, a list of sales in the 90274 and 90275 zip codes would be appropriate.  Any others would be nearly irrelevant.  As explained below, the agent you're interviewing may not really be active in your area and/or may be starting with you.  If the agent isn't active...Continue Reading!