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Closing Costs - 10/31/11 02:32 PM
Closing Costs, Palos Verdes and the South Bay Closing costs are the fees associated with buying or selling a home. Some fees are automatically assigned to either the buyer or the seller; other costs are negotiable or dictated by local custom. Seller closing costs If the seller has not yet paid for the house in full, the seller's most important closing cost is satisfying the remaining balance of their loan. Before the date of closing, the escrow officer will contact the seller's lender to verify the amount needed to close out the loan. Then the original loan will be paid at (0 comments)
Rancho Palos Verdes Home For Sale - 10/28/11 12:06 PM
Rancho Palos Verdes Homes For Sale As the largest city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes homes are best known for its location along the bluffs of the Palos Verdes coastline. With some of the most attractive views of the Pacific Ocean, real estate in Rancho Palos Verdes is luxurious and impressive. With just over 45,000 residents and over seven miles of unspoiled oceanfront, homes for sale in the area are designed to blend in with their natural surroundings. In addition, Rancho Palos Verdes homes for sale are located conveniently next to the Trump National Golf Club, a world-class, (0 comments)
Palos Verdes Local Attractions- South Coast Botanic Gardens - 10/27/11 12:05 PM
The South Coast Botanic Gardens located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, 10 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport, is known as the Jewel of the Peninsula. The 87-acre garden has more than 2,500 different species of plants from places such as Australia, the Mediterranean, and southern Africa. Popular areas of the garden include a small lake, Rose Garden, Japanese Garden, Herb Garden, Water-Wise Garden, Children's Garden, Mediterranean Garden, and the Garden for Senses. It also offers a Wedding Lawn with two Gazebos, Events Meadow, and the Frances Young Auditorium. The Garden is open to the public 364 days a (0 comments)
Halloween Events in the South Bay and Palos Verdes - 10/26/11 12:55 PM
What's going on in Palos Verdes and nearby cities this Halloween? Here is a guide to events happening in the South Bay leading up to the 31st. October 28 Art Show and Halloween Event Where: Coffee Bean and Tea leaf, 1617 Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach When: 5-7 p.m. FREE Masquerade at Trump (Benefitting Rainbow Services) Where: Trump National Golf Club, 1 Ocean Trails Dr, Rancho Palos Verdes When: 7 p.m. $100 Ghouls Night Out Where: Sangria, 68 Pier Ave, Hermosa BEach When: 8 p.m. FREE Haunted House Costume Party Where: Portofino Hotel, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach When: 9 p.m. $40
The Terranea Resort, located on the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean in Rancho Palos Verdes, is a luxury 102-acre California oceanfront resort. The perfect place for family vacations or weddings, the hotel offers a 9-hole par 3 golf course, a 50,000 square foot Spa, three ocean-view pools, and eight restaurants, bars and cafes.
Infused with Mediterranean architecture, the hotel offers 582 rooms, including residential bungalows, casitas, and villas. Terranea is 20 miles away from the Los Angeles International and Long Beach Airports, 30 miles southwest of Downtown LA, and less (1 comments)
1. The Terranea Resort, located on the cliffs of Palos Verdes, offers guests spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. With 102 oceanfront acres, Terranea offers the perfect facilities for weddings and receptions. The resort can accommodate wedding parties of any size with the option of guest rooms and suites, fully-appointed villas, casitas, and bungalows with residential-style amenities available. Terranea is conveniently located 20 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport.
2. Wayfarer's Chapel is one of the most historic places in Rancho Palos Verdes. Located in Portuguese Bend on Palos (0 comments)
Tips for First-time Home Buyers - 10/21/11 12:38 PM
Are you first-time home buyer in Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, or the surrounding South Bay area?
Follow these tips from HGTV Part 1: Evaluate your life and finances Compare the pros and cons of renting versus buying Create a Wish List Calculate a monthly mortgage payment you can afford Create a budget for monthly homeowner expenses Research the market where you want to buy Figure out how you will get a down payment and pay closing costs Start off small Know your rights as a homebuyer and borrower Part 2: Shop for a Loan (2 comments)
Palos Verdes, a coastal city located along the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is comprised of Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, and Rolling HIlls Estates. Renowned for its dramatic views from the Palos Verdes Hills, its high-ranking schools, extensive horse trails, and exquisite homes, this affluent bedroom community features some of the finest real estate in Southern California. If you are interested in purchasing real estate in the area, Palos Verdes has a plethora of luxurious and expansive homes for your selection. Local real estate professionals, Heidi and Frank, have an extensive knowledge (0 comments)
Beautifully updated 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home in the Peninsula Center area of Rancho Palos Verdes. Breathtaking canyon, city lights and mountain views. Updated kitchen adjacent to family room with custom built-ins and granite bar. This is a great floor plan and is ideal for entertaining. Spacious master suite with updated bath. Large living room with fireplace. Formal dining room. Huge private rear deck overlooking the canyon and panoramic city lights/mountain views. Other features include freshly painted interior, newer carpeting, remodeled bathroom, traditional floor plan, newer window blinds, 2 car garage. This home is very clean and in pristine condition. (0 comments)
New Listing- Townhouse in Rancho Palos Verdes - 10/18/11 12:45 PM
Very rare end unit situated on an interior corner lot in desirable Mira Verde in the city of Rancho Palos Verdes. Because of it's great location this unit is very private and gets tons of natural light. This charming town home has beautiful curb appeal and truly lives like a single family home. Light and bright free flowing floor plan with a spacious living room that has a charming fireplace, soaring vaulted ceilings and sliding doors leading to a private shaded patio. Large family room with sliding doors to a cozy balcony, a walk in bar w/sink and adjacent to the (0 comments)
Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home - 10/17/11 03:55 PM
Ways to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home- Looking to draw more attention to your home in a positive way? Here are some solutions to improve the curb appeal of your home. 1. Fresh paint can do wonders for the look of your home. 2. Create symmetry- add light fixtures or potted plants at the entryway and make sure you replace old, weathered house numbers, door knobs, and light fixtures 3. The front door is the focal point for people passing by. Paint your front door a complementing color to your house and add a wreath of your liking to (1 comments)
10 Fun Things To Do With The Family In Palos Verdes, CA - 10/14/11 12:12 PM
10 Fun Things to do With The Family in Palos Verdes 1. Spend a day by the pool at the Terranea Resort 2. Play a game of tennis at the Palos Verdes Tennis Club 3. Go whale watching at Point Vicente 4. Shop, ice-skate, and catch a movie at the Promenade on the Peninsula 5. Visit the Farmer's Market every Sunday 9:00-1:00 at the Peninsula Shopping Center 6. Take a stroll along one of our local beaches 7. In the mood for mexican food? Visit Red Onion in Rolling Hills Estates 8. Add some culture and education at the Palos Verdes Art (2 comments)
Why to Select US to Help You Sell Your House - 10/12/11 11:57 AM
Why to Select US To Help You Sell Your Home Selling your home can be a complex process. As seasoned listing agents, we will help you with the entire home selling process. As your listing agents, we will help you get the best price for your home and help sell it in the fastest possible timeframe. Selling a home in Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance, or any other area means a comprehensive plan must be in place. Let us assist you in selling your home in Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, (0 comments)
When considering what home to buy, the community is just as important to consider with your real estate transaction. Below are a list of all of the elementary schools in the PVPUSD; visit their websites to learn more. Cornerstone @ Pedregal Elementary http://www.edline.net/pages/Cornerstone_at_Pedregal_Elemen 6069 Groveoak Place, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275-2261 Dapplegray Elementary http://www.edline.net/pages/Dapplegray_Elementary 3011 Palos Verdes Drive North, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 Lunada Bay Elementary School http://www.edline.net/pages/Lunada_Bay_Elementary 520 Paseo Lunado, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 MIra Catalina Elementary http://www.edline.net/pages/Mira_Catalina_Elementary 30511 Lucania Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275-6272 (0 comments)
Rolling Hills Estates Real Estate - 10/07/11 01:23 PM
Rolling Hills Estates is an equestrian oriented city with many of its homes permitted to maintain horse facilities. With over 25 miles of public horse trails, Rolling Hills Estates real estate is a retreat for those who enjoy the outdoors and an equestrian lifestyle. The Rolling Hills community offers many recreational activities including the Rolling Hills Country Club, a private club offering golfing facilities. There is something for everyone in Rolling Hills Estates real estate. It would be our pleasure to introduce you to the area.
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Home Moving Assistance, South Bay - 10/06/11 12:51 PM
Moving to Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Redondo Beach, Torrance or surrounding Los Angeles County, CA areas and need assistance? Here are some real estate resources. Moving is a huge challenge associated with any real estate transaction and can be very stressful. The following resources should help you when buying or selling real estate and the moving associated with it: Uhaul Allied International Home Sweet Home Professional Organizers Hire A Helper National Self Storage U-Store-It Extra Space Move America Public Storage
The Palos Verdes Art Center offers non-profit visual arts education, exhibition, and community service programs in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County. The center provides art classes and workshops, free exhibitions, cultural activities, and events for the Palos Verdes community.
For the past 78 years, the Art Center aims to "inspire individuals to celebrate, appreciate, and create art."
Current exhibit: Off the Wall The current "Off The Wall" exhibit runs from October 14-November 20,2011. Artists rent space at the gallery to display their favorite pieces. This gives guests a (0 comments)
South Bay- Palos Verdes Peninsula Area - 10/04/11 11:01 AM
Palos Verdes is a name often used to refer to a group of coastal cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southwestern Los Angles County. Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills are the leading cities in the area, with a section of San Pedro extending onto the end of the peninsula. This affluent family community is known for its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, magnificent homes,high-ranking schools, and horse trails. There are several shopping centers near the area including The Promenade of the Peninsula and the Del Amo Mall. The Promenade features an outdoor mall with a movie (0 comments)
Want to dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean? It might be the Fall season with rain in the forecast this week, but Southern California is known for its beach weather almost all year long.
Rat Beach is the closest strip of sand to Palos Verdes, located directly below the Palos Verdes Beach Club. Relatively uncrowded, this is a great spot if you are a member of the club. It gives you the opportunity to step in the ocean and return to the club to eat by the grill.
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