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Let my 30 years of Experience work for you,Whether you are buying or selling a property in Arcadia, Pasadena- San Gab Vlly to South Bay, Palos Verdes Pen, South Bay,Redondo Beach, Torrance
About the San Gabriel Valley and The South Bay
These San Gabriel Valley Cities are listed by price range from the most affordable to the most expensive real estate cities. Below is the major highlights of each city. School District Ratings Play an important role in the pricing of the cities except Pasadena which has many high end luxury homes regardless of ratings and exceptional private schools closeby.
Incorporated on April 12, 1913, the city was designed by its founders to be uniquely residential, with expansive properties surrounded by beautiful gardens, wide streets, and well maintained parkways. The city is located in the San Rafael Hills. The population was 13,147 at the 2010 census. In 2010, Forbes Magazine ranked the city's 91108 ZIP code as the 63rd most expensive area to live in the United States. Most homes were built between 1920 and 1950. The median list price of a single family home is US$1,987,500, as of July 2010. Prices range from Low $800,000 to $7 Million.
Please call or email me if you would like information regarding Sierra Madre, Monrovia, Duarte, Alhambra, San Gabriel and Temple City or more San Gabriel Valley communities.
Sources for these cities is Wikipedia.com
These South Bay Cities are listed by price range from the most affordable to the most expensive real estate cities. Below is the major highlights of each city. School District Ratings Play an important role in the pricing of the cities except San Pedro due to its location and Ocean Views
Redondo Beach: Homes starting from the $450,000.00 to $3,000,000.00 Townhouses starting from $400,000.00 and up Condos-$300Kup
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Lomita Homes starting at $325,000.00 to $1,100,000.00 Townhouse from $250,000.00 & up
Torrance: Homes starting from $475,000.00 to $8,000,000.00 Townhouses starting from $300,000 and up Senior Condos Also
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San Pedro Homes starting from $475,000.00 to $2,000,000.00 Townhouses starting at $300,000.000 and up
Hermosa Beach Homes Starting from the $800,000.00-$4,000,000.00 Townhouses starting from $600,000.00 and up
Manhattan Beach Homes starting from $950,000.00 to $10,000,000.00 Townhouses Starting from $700,000.00 and up. Condo-500K
Palos Verde Peninsula Homes starting from $850,000.00 to $25,000,000.00 Townhouses starting at $450,000,00 Condos 300K &up
TO CHECK SCHOOL DISTRICT RATINGS EXCELLENT SOURCES ARE: GREATSCHOOLS.COM OR EDUCATION.COM FOR MORE INFO.
About Mary Thomas
I am a consummate real estate professional who not only understands the art of deal making but also the art of relationships. Seriously, I have been blessed with wonderful clients that are very pleased with their real estate profiles that I have helped them build. I am proud of my real estate consulting and sales expertise that results in spectacular purchases and sales for my clients.
I have over 30 years experience as a Realtor professional. My slogan for 2012 is: Let my experience and success work for you!
My Real Estate Experience:
I take pride in making the process of buying and selling houses an uplifting,exciting experience. My knowledge of the Torrance, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Peninsula and The Los Angeles Real Estate Market and trends is unparelled.
I Specializes in Great Ocean View,Luxury Upscale Estates and South Bay Properties with Great school Ratings. I enjoy working with first time buyers and educating them on the buying process or first time seller's and educating them on the selling process.
I am a member of the President's Circle I am among the top 10% of the Remax Realtors Nationwide in the U.S
A member of the NAR-National Association of Realtors and the CAR-California Association of Realtors.
I love negotiating, it is my favorite part of my job. I am an excellent negotiator,I am also very analytical and I love analyzing the Real Estate Markets by Trends and Charts- Our office sells 1 out of 2 homes in the Palos Verdes Peninsula. My resources,internet technology, advertising skills and global marketing skills combine to give my clients all the tools they need to keep up to date on their real estate portfolios.
My Areas of expertise are South Redondo, Torrance, South and Walteria,Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes,Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach,San Pedro, I lso sells and lists property with my clients in Pasadena, Arcadia,Monrovia. Sierra Madre, Glendora where I sold for over 20 years
I have been the Manager of several real estate offices, Certified C21 MGR.
E Pro Specialist- Real estate Internet Designation thru National Assoc.of Realtors
PVS Dsignation since 2005 Designated Specialist
(Multi Million Dollar Sales Award Club)
"My main passion is helping our Silver Spur Little League,Christian Youth Groups,youth that are struggling with family issues,and helping families that are recovering from drug and alcohol issues,ADD issues.
In my spare time I help promote The ADD Treatment Center,Coast Christian Portal-Torrance Youth Center, Christian based Celebrate Recovery- 12 step groups,Community's Child helping recoverying pregnant mom's get a new start.
Mary and her Team have over 45 combined experience in the Real Estate Industry.
Mary and Brian...The power of two working for you!
We sell many custom built homes in the South Bay. These homes are the ultimate in Luxurious Custom Ocean View Estates.
We are very experienced in tax deferred exchanges, income property and latest tax information for our clients.
We are very experienced in working with and guiding our retired seniors.
We also are experienced in investment and commercial property office buildings.
Specializing in Residential and investment property over the years. "I love living in Palos Verdes and working in the Palos Verdes and South Bay."Mary has have over 25 years experience in the Real Estate Industry. Mary also has a steady business of clients in the San Gabriel Valley where she lived and worked for over 27 Years. The new MLS Merger has enabled Mary to be able to buy and sell property every where in California.
Her motto is "Everything I touch turns to Sold."
Brian has a long history with properties from Redondo Hermosa, Manhattan all the way to Lawndale, Compton and Inglewood, specializing in Probates, Income property and Businesses. Mary has have over 25 years experience in the Real Estate Industry. Her motto is "Everything I touch turns to Gold. Brian Byhower is the computer tech of our team and specializes in unique marketing strategies for our sellers. He is a strong listing agent mainly in the South Bay and loves open houses. He was born and raised Redondo Beach and currently lives a block from the ocean in Hermosa Beach. Yes, he is the cousin of the famous Mr. Byhower of the distinguished Chadwick Schools in Palos Verdes. His father also had his own law firm in the South Bay. Brian has been an investor and a realtor for over ten years and prior to being a Realtor he owned El Gringo Restaurant in Hermosa Beach for over 20 years.
Happy House Hunting!!
Due to the confidentiality of the Luxury Home Market, Clients names and Client references are available upon request. My clients range from Professional athletes,Doctors,Lawyers, Engineers(aerospace and computer technology) Corporate executives,Business Owners, Special Gang Task Force Managers,Entertainment Industry and more.
I have been extremely pleased with the excellent investment opportunites that Mary Thomas has found me. I have been a client of Mary's for over 15 years. She has found 2 personal residences for me and sold 3 of my investment homes. Each time I have been so satified with her attention to detail, excellent negotiating skills and great return on my real estate investments.Mary has all the resources to get me the highest price for my properties. I almost listed with a discount broker and would have lost over 20,000.00, thinking I was saving money on commission for a few thousand. That was 15 yrs. ago Since then I trust her with all my real estate investments.
I recommend Mary to all my clients and friends. I am a insurance broker and being in the real estate field, I really have been pleased with Mary's vast knowledge and great resources. Sincerely, B Grant, Owner Grant Insurances Services.
We purchased our first home through Mary in Rolling Hills Estates. We have a large family and could of used many family friends but choose to go with Mary. We were very impressed with her experience and guidance for first time buyers. In a Seller's market after much searching, we bought the house of our dreams at a great price. Mary was the first one with information about our home before it became available so we were able to make an offer prior to the home being placed for sale in the mls. Sincerely, Jon S.
Mary negotiated through 5 offers for us until we found our ocean view home in 2007. We were in a Seller's market and we kept making bids over asking 15,000.00 to as much as 35,000.00. Sometimes we were the highest bidder and we would lose for terms,seller's decisions or Mary would advise us that it was not a good purchase. She would tell us to be patient and wait. We were so tired of looking we were about to give up on our Palos Verdes Ocean View Property and settle for a nice remodel with no view.
Mary kept telling us the perfect home for us would show up. She was right and show up it did. Mary knew the market, we made an offer sight unseen. Only 4 clients viewed the home because the agent did not want to disturb the elderly seller. Because Mary and our offer were the first ones in the agent negotiated our offer only. The Seller also gave us a 10,000 credit on repairs and sold us the lowest price per square foot in the last 6 months. The agent liked us and Mary so much that it really helped seal the deal. We just closed escrow on a beautiful ocean view coastline view in Rancho Palos Verdes on the border of Palos Verdes Estates. Mary has a strong faith in God and if you ask her how we bought this home she will tell you, God moved mountains to get you this home and it was meant to be. Eveything happens for a reason is one of Mary's beliefs. God is definitely well and alive in Rancho Palos Verdes and working through Mary.Sincerely, J.C.
Dr. Y and Family's Property View Partial Bay View and Vicent Thomas Bridge Views from Residence.
Mary, Thank you so much for your help. The Lord our God has placed you in our path in our need of finding a wonderful home. May the Lord always bring blessings to you and your family. And thank you for your wonderful prayer, AMEN. God Bless.
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