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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Estates Properties - 00598848
I have been certified as a Palos Verdes Specialist and a Licensed Real Estate Broker for over 25 years. I take pride in providing "world class service" to everyone I serve and that is proven by the fact that 90% of my clients come to me by referral.



The Lunada Bay neighborhood is located in Palos Verdes Estates.   My favorite things about this neighborhood are the ocean views and the coastline bluff trails for walking.  My son would say it was when the last Pirates of the Caribbean movie was being filmed (photo above) two summers ago and th...
  Chris Ayres loves his house.  In his refreshing and thoughtful opinion piece in the LA Times, he challenges us to remember why we should love ours too.  He actually purchased his home one year ago and instead of bemoaning the fact that his home may be worth less today, he tells us why he is luc...
Yesterday, there were 25  homes on the Palos Verdes Real Estate Broker's Tour.  I have selected both high and low priced homes.  We currently have 281 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $849,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes ($579,000 in Eastview) to $23,000,00 in ...
  Walker Williams, Superintendent of Palos Verdes Unified School District, spoke at our Remax meeting.  Our schools are one of the reasons that Palos Verdes real estate is so desirable.   Here are some interesting facts from his presentation: There are approximately 12,000 students in our distric...
Statistics for the month of July for Palos Verdes Real Estate are available and the results were mixed again for July - more closed escrows and less pending sales.  There were 38 closed escrows and 45 pending sales in June vs. 48 closed escrows and 21 pending sales in July.  The days on market f...
Mortgage rates have changed again this week.  The market seems to  swing according to the media focus.  With the start of the Olympics, we may be in for a bit of a reprieve.  However, according to a CNN article by Les Christie, borrowers may benefit by locking in their interest rate (pre closing)...
  That is the question of the hour from buyers of Palos Verdes real estate (and probably nationwide).  Should buyers believe the doomsayers or the optimists?  The LA Times has a very balanced answer to their question.  Reasons not to buy are mostly from economic forecasts, statistics and ratios. ...
There were 30 homes on the Palos Verdes Real Estate Broker's Tour.  Below is a sampling which includes 3 single family homes (one available for lease/option) and 1 townhome.  We currently have 285 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $849,000 in Rancho Palos V...
  Recently, there have been Blue Whale sightings only two miles off the Palos Verdes Peninsula coast near Point Vicente.  The Peninsula News reported that the whales are here to eat the abundant krill that are attracted to the nutrients near the continental shelf off our coast.  The blue whale is...
  It's finally happened!  The news media is discussing the turn in the real estate market.  Although they do not specifically mention Palos Verdes Real Estate, statistics are given for the Los Angeles area.  Recently, Barron's Jonathan R. Laing had a lengthly and well- documented article which is...

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