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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.

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2008 

Statistics for single family homes for the month of October for Palos Verdes Real Estate are now available.  There were 21 closed escrows (32 in September) and 16 pending sales (19 in September).  Active homes for sale have been reduced a bit to 264 (276 in September) . Average price for homes t...
11/24/2008
There were 16 homes on the Palos Verdes Real Estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 263 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $749,000 (see below) to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills (the low in Eastview is $479,000).  There are 63 townhomes/condos for sale price...
11/19/2008
  I recently visited the new 55 and over community of Rolling Hills Villas located in Rolling Hills Estates on Deep Valley Drive.  This is a welcome addition to Palos Verdes real estate.  It is conveniently located within walking distance to the Promenade, Bristol Farms, medical buildings, the po...
11/14/2008
  On Tuesday, I attended a presentation by Robert A. Kleinhenz, Deputy Chief Economist for the Callifornia Association of Realtors, to hear the forecast for Palos Verdes real estate.  Although, Kleinhenz did not have information specific to Palos Verdes (because we need a minimum of 30 sales per ...
11/13/2008
  The news today from the Federal Housing Finance Agency was that conforming loan limits will remain at $417,000 in the continental United States for 2009.  There are higher loan amounts for certain counties.  These are known as ‘High Cost Areas" and we are one of them.  Our conforming loan limit...
11/12/2008
There were 19 homes on the Palos Verdes Real Estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 274 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $785,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes ($479,000 in Eastview) to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills.  There are 64 townhomes/condos for sale price...
11/06/2008
The big news last week was that home resales nationally rose more than forecast in September.  Sales of existing units rose 5.5% in September to the highest level in a year.  Inventory of homes for sale fell 1.6% in September which was the second month in a row to show a decline.  The biggest sa...
11/05/2008
Good news for Palos Verdes Peninsula residents.  There is a new banner (shown above) on the former Golden Lotus Restaurant site in the Golden Cove Center indicating Trader Joe's may be coming to Rancho Palos Verdes after all.  The initial plans were scrapped after the landlord decided to rescind...
11/04/2008
For the last five years,  a friend and I have hosted a Tea Party and Cookie Exchange.  It is so much fun that we hold it twice a year and each invite 5 other guests.  Each guest brings their own tea cup, 12 containers each filled with 6 of their favorite homemade cookies, 12 copies of their cook...
11/04/2008
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