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15th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival - 09/25/10 06:42 PM
The 15th Annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival is going full swing this weekend with lots of food, music and other activites. The festival is held at the Seaside Lagoon , 200 Portofino Way in Redondo Beach.
Entertainment runs from noon Saturday until 11:00 pm and then from noon Sunday through 8:00 pm. For more information , go to http://www.lobsterfestival.com/ .
Important Meeting for Palos Verdes Dog Park - 09/22/10 07:30 PM
This Saturday, there will be the last of 3 public input meetings regarding the proposed design for the new public parks in Rancho Palos Verdes at Grand View Park and Lower Hesse Park. Information on the proposed park improvements can be viewed at http://www.palosverdes.com/rpv/recreationparks/Lower-Hesse-Park-Grandview/index.cfm. Preliminary plans for both of these parks included a dog park component.
This meeting will be held at the Community Center at Hesse Park beginning at 9:00 am this Saturday September 25th. Their were very few dog park supporters at the first two public input meetings held earlier this summer, and most of the input received (0 comments)
There will be a reunion this Saturday Sept. 25th of former employees of Marineland as well as anyone else who would like to attend and reminice about the wonderful days at the former Marineland. The event will be held at the Terranea Resort at the former Marineland site with events beginning at 1:00. There will also be a lunch buffet at the Admiral Risty restaurant. Additional information may be found at http://www.pacificbeachlife.com
The History of Marineland including historical photos and old brochures at the following link to my website: HISTORY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES . Here you will also (0 comments)
Is there a new 3.8% "sales tax" on real estate in the Health Care Bill? - 09/20/10 10:38 PM
I have recently received emails about the so-called sales tax included in the Federal Health Care bill, and the following is an excellent post explaining that the new tax is not a sales tax applied to the total sales price but is instead a tax only the the net gain, after exclusions, and only for certain high earners:
Via Matt Stigliano (RE/MAX Access (210) 646-HOME): 3.8% Real Estate Sales Tax - True or False? You may have received an email or heard something on Twitter about the 3.8% real estate sales tax that has recently been brought up as an issue (6 comments)
Just Sold !! Sold in Just a few days !!! - 09/15/10 10:48 PM
Below is a listing that I have been working on since March of this year, and that I was able to receive a full price offer on even before I had my first Brokers Open House !! We just closed escrow last Friday. In March, I was contacted by one of 3 brothers, who all lived out of town, to help them manage their Parent's estate sale of their family home. The home was in very poor condition as the family had lived there since it was constructed in the early 1960's. There was a houseful of possessions that had accumulated (4 comments)
San Pedro Lobsterfest Begins Friday - 09/15/10 10:10 PM
Lobsterfest begins Friday in San Pedro By Donna Littlejohn Daily Breeze Staff Writer Posted: 09/13/2010 07:08:56 PM PDT The annual Port of Los Angeles Lobsterfest runs through Sunday in San Pedro. 2008 file photo. (Chuck Bennett / Staff Photographer) Electric guitars, gourmet food trucks and pirates, oh my: The 12th annual Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival kicks off Friday and runs through the weekend in San Pedro. A waterfront tradition, the festival draws tens of thousands of people each year for Maine lobster dinners, rides, music and other entertainment. And new this year: some of the stars from the Food (0 comments)
Palos Verdes Drive South stabilization work ends - 09/15/10 10:01 PM
The following article was included in today's Daily Breeze: By Melissa Pamer Staff Writer Posted: 09/14/2010 05:29:30 PM PDT Updated: 09/14/2010 05:46:13 PM PDT The City of Rancho Palos verdes is finishing a major project on Plaos verdes Drives South at the Portugese Bend landslide area. The roadway and hillside has been sprayed with a green seeding mixture to promote rapid growth. (Robert Casillas / Staff Photographer) Related
A bright-green layer of grass and native-plant seeds has capped off more than a month of work to stabilize part of Palos Verdes Drive South where it passes through the Portuguese Bend landslide. A (0 comments)
The following are interest rate quotes from Al Hermann of American/California Financial Services , Conforming loans have increased about a quarter of a percentage rate over the last week or so.
Beautiful New Listing in the "Grove" section of the Valmonte Area of Palos Verdes Estates - 09/06/10 05:33 PM
LOVELY FAMILY HOME IN THE VALMONTE PALOS VERDES ESTATES "GROVE" AREA- $1,649,0003004 Via La Selva, Palos Verdes Estates - MLS # V10095205 Located on beautiful Via La Selva in the "Grove". Beach Close, this 3,049 sq ft home on a 9,900 sf lot, is beautifully updated. This 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath family home has a desirable Main Floor Master Bedroom. The Large Kitchen & Breakfast room, Dining room, Living room & Family room (with vaulted ceilings), are off the large Entry. The kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances and a sunny Breakfast Room, and an adjacent large laundry room & 1/2 (2 comments)
Before and After - Case Study in Renovation and Staging for my New Listing - 09/05/10 04:01 AM
The following are several before and after pictures of my new listing at 3004 Via La Selva in Palos Verdes Estates California listed for sale at $1,649,000. The property has 4 bedrooms 3 1/2 baths, and 3,049 square feet on two floors. The property also has a great location on one of the most highly sought after streets in "The Grove" section of the Valmonte area of Palos Verdes Estates. I discussed with the seller that I believed that with a significant renovation and staging of her home, that they should be able to sell their home much more quickly and for the best possible price. (7 comments)
Information about the real estate and home markets of the beach communities of the South Bay of Los Angeles and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Palos Verdes homes for sale and South Bay Los Angeles real estate. I strive to be the best real estate agent / realtor in the cities of Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, San Pedro and El Segundo.l
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