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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.



"Hope Stirs in Housing Market" was the headline in the LA Times front page on Wednesday.  Peter Hong's  positive piece states "Home prices in Southern California held steady in February for the first time in nearly a year, figures released Tuesday show, as low prices brought buyers back into the...
  There were 19 homes on the Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 288 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $800,000 in Rolling Hills Estates to $18,900,000 in Rollings Hills (the low in Eastview is $585,000).  There are 47 townhomes/condo...
  "Work on the Trader Joe's store at the Golden Cove Center, approved by the Planning Commission in December 2008, is moving forward." according to an article in the Peninsula News.  This is great news for owners of Palos Verdes real estate.  After a couple of false starts, Palos Verdes is finall...
  Statistics for single family homes for the month of February for Palos Verdes Real Estate are now available.  February 2009 had less sold/closed escrows and less pending sales than January 2009 and had increased inventory of active listings/homes for sale.  Additionally, February 2009 had half ...
There were 32 homes on the Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  I was able to see ten of the homes in the allotted 2 hour time period.  We currently have 287 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $827,900 in Rancho Palos Veres to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hill...
  It is Cherry Blossom Time again at South Coast Botanic Garden on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  This is the closest location for us to see the beauty and color of these trees.  And when the petals fall in the breeze, it is like a silent rain.  I often forget what a special place the Garden is.  O...
  Can you qualify for the home buyer tax credit?  Maybe.  Here is what we know.  With the recently passed legislation, "first time" buyers who purchase a home between January 1, 2009 and December 1, 2009 may qualify for a $8000 tax credit.  What surprised me was reading that a first time home buy...
  The Montemalaga neighborhood is located in Palos Verdes Estates.  The best thing about this neighborhood is the fabulous ocean and Queen's Necklace views (photo above) that many homes enjoy as this area is the highest elevation (up to 1380 feet) in Palos Verdes Estates.  The Montemalaga neighbo...

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