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Palos Verdes Homes Tour - 05/31/11 11:05 PM
There were 30 homes on the May 24, 2011 Palos Verdes real estateBroker’s Tour. We currently have 263 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $724,900 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $499,000). There are 80 Palos Verdes townhomes for sale between $149,000 and $2,495,000. My favorite Palos Verdes homes on tour today were:
Mark Stoll’s (Peninsula Sotheby’s Int’l Realty)2903 Vista Del Mar, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 (above left) is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 7,088 square foot home for $4,299,000. This stunning Mira Catalina estate has 300 degree views, a gourmet (0 comments)
The City of Rolling Hills Estates was originally incorporated in order to help preserve its rural environment and equestrian lifestyle. The city operates the public riding rings and the Peter Weber Equestrian Center which has municipal boarding stables. The Peter Weber Equestrian Center offers both boarding and comprehensive programs which include riding lessons and horse training. There are 112 corrals, three riding rings, two turn-out pens and two hotwalkers. The Center also sponsors lessons throughout the year, but now is offering its ever popular Summer Pony Camp. They have instruction in both Western and English which includes jumping and dressage. The Palos Verdes Peninsula has 25 miles of (1 comments)
Palos Verdes April 2011 Sales Statistics - 05/27/11 08:55 PM
April 2011 statistics for Palos Verdes real estate indicate a rise in the number of pending sales for Palos Verdes homes – 74 compared to 55 in March. Actually this is the highest number of pending sales in any one month since at least 2006. 41 single family Palos Verdes homes sold/closed escrow in April compared to 45 in March. Inventory continued to rise in April with 249 Palos Verdes houses for sale compared to 239 in March. Average sales price in April was $1,248,000 for single family Palos Verdes homes compared to $$1,708,000 in March (which was an anomaly as several higher priced homes (1 comments)
Palos Verdes Homes Tour - 05/24/11 11:07 PM
There were 28 homes on the May 17, 2011 Palos Verdes real estateBroker’s Tour. We currently have 263 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $724,900 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 In Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $499,000). There are 80 Palos Verdes townhomes for sale between $149,000 and $2,495,000. My favorite Palos Verdes homes on tour today were:
Sue Murphy and Marie Hoffman (Keller Williams Beach Cities) 2517 Via La Selva, Palos Verdes Estates 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,699 square foot home for $1,725,000. This traditional Valmonte home features a country kitchen, (0 comments)
Palos Verdes Real Estate is sectioned into 17 different Multiple Listing Service areas for Palos Verdes homes. Montemalaga (Area 162) is located above Lunada Bay and north of Rancho Palos Verdes, to the Malaga Cove area near La Venta Inn. Some of the largest homes on the Palos Verdes Peninsula are located in this area. The lots in Montemalaga are also some of the largest in Palos Verdes Estates. Montemalaga has the highest elevation in Palos Verdes Estates and contains an area referred to by locals as New York Hill. This development of custom built homes are larger in size (up (0 comments)
Terranea Resort located here among our beautiful Palos Verdes homes, is adding some adventure and summer fun in its Children’s Programs. There will be many different activity options from traditional day camps to afternoon drop-in camps. Now there are programs available for even two year olds. The director of fun is Marissa Edwards. The really great thing about the afternoon drop-in camps is that even if you have only an hour you can escape to Terranea to use the spa or enjoy a meal and your children can join in activities for as little as $15 per hour, per child, between the hours of 1:00 and (1 comments)
Palos Verdes Homes Tour - 05/17/11 11:25 PM
There were 34 homes on the May 10, 2011, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour. We currently have 260 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $699,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $499,000). There are 85 Palos Verdes townhomes for sale between $175,000 and $2,495,000. My favorite homes on tour today were:
Betty Waung (Remax Palos Verdes Realty) and Ann Leung’s (Ann Leung Realty) 2510 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates 90274 (above left) is a 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,940 square foot townhome for $1,550,000. (0 comments)
Palos Verdes homes owners who are 65 or older as of June 30, and own and occupy a residence within the boundaries of the Palos Verdes Unified School District, may apply for the parcel tax exemption for the 2011 -12 school year. These are for measures P ($209 tax) and V ($165 tax). The first application must be filed at the district office in person. The office is located at 375 Via Almar, in Palos Verdes Estates. You need a document to show your date of birth – such as driver license, birth certificate or passport. Also, proof of ownership (such as a property (0 comments)
Recently, I attended a Palos Verdes real estate Board Breakfast Meeting with the City Managers from all 4 cities on the Peninsula – Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates. Here is a summary of their updates: Tony Dahlerbrach from Rolling Hills reported on the initiative going on the ballot for the next election in March 2012 regarding passive and storage usage of barns. The property involved in the Poppy Trail landslide is being remediated by the insurance company and will be sold as two separate lots in December. Verizon and AT&T have installed new cell sites (0 comments)
The 45th Annual Palos Verdes Marathon will be held Saturday, May 14, 2010, at 7:30 a.m. This year the Marathon has moved and the new start and finish is at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. Once again you will be able to enjoy the beautiful ocean views, the Palos Verdes Homes and the rolling hills that make up this beautiful Peninsula. According to the official website, the Palos Verdes Marathon is the second longest continuously running Marathon in the United States, second only to the Boston Marathon. Palos Verdes Marathon is actually a qualifying marathon for the Boston Marathon. Pretty cool, don’t you think? With the Marathon and Half (0 comments)
Palos Verdes Homes Tour - 05/10/11 10:58 PM
There were 35 homes on the May 3, 2011, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour. We currently have 258 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $699,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $499,000). There are 79 Palos Verdes townhome for sale between $175,000 and $2,495,000. My favorite homes on tour today were:
Maureen Megowan’s (Remax Palos Verdes Realty) 99 Vanderlip Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 (above) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,866 square foot home for $2,500,000. This historical Portuguese Bend Vanderlip “Cottage” was built in 1916 by the original developer of (0 comments)
When a seller of Palos Verdes real estate and the buyer who submits an offer on a Palos Verdes home are waiting for the appraisal to come in, they generally presume that an appraisal expert from the area will be doing that appraisal. That is not always true. I have written several articles regarding the frustration resulting from the appraisal process (the most recent can be accessed by clicking here) created by the Dodd-Frank financial reform law last year. In order to separate the potentially biased lender from the appraiser, a new layer was created – Appraisal Management Companies. The LA (0 comments)
Lunada Bay/Margate Area of Palos Verdes - 05/07/11 09:59 PM
“The Childrens’ Fountain” Palos Verdes Real Estate is sectioned into 17 different Multiple Listing Service areas for Palos Verdes houses. As promised in a prior article (click here to read), I will give you information on each one beginning with Lunada Bay/Margate. Palos Verdes homes in Area 160, Lunada Bay/Margate are located in the city of Palos Verdes Estates. The ocean creates the border to the west, Bluff Cove area is the northern border and the city of Rancho Palos Verdes creates both the southern and eastern border. There are three schools located in Lunada Bay/Margate – Lunada Bay Elementary, Palos Verdes Intermediate and Palos Verdes (0 comments)
Marketing Palos Verdes homes will look a little different with the introduction of QR Codes (quick response codes). I am sure you have seen the above squares in print ads and on store shelves. Now they are being used to sell Palos Verdes houses too. I have used the above QR code on a “For Sale” sign and it will also be used for print advertising. So how does this work? Many buyers have QR readers on their smart phone (I use NEO Reader). They point their phone at the QR code and it links them to the property website. (2 comments)
A new California law will affect Palos Verdes home owners. Effective as of July 1, 2011, all single family dwellings in California (and that includes Palos Verdes homes) with “a fossil fuel burning heater or appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage” must have an approved carbon monoxide device installed in the dwelling. All other dwellings (apartments, hotels, dorms, etc.) will have to have the detector installed by January 1, 2013. Holly M. Thomas, General Counsel for Remax Palos Verdes & Execs Realty has written the following article which answered most of my questions: “Reviewing the law carefully, there are several ways to fall into (0 comments)
Palos Verdes Homes Tour - 05/04/11 09:17 PM
There were 25 homes on the April 26, 2011, Palos Verdes real estateBroker’s Tour. We currently have 247 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $699,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $499,000). There are 76 Palos Verdes townhomes for sale priced between $175,000 and $2,495,000. My favorite homes on tour today were:
My own listing at 28175 S Ridgecove Court, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275(above left) is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,152 square foot townhome for $449,000. This beautiful well-priced Ridgegate townhome features spacious bedrooms, a private patio and is located (0 comments)
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