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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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2009 

Palos Verdes Art Center is open to all, not just owners of Palos Verdes real estate.   Palos Verdes Art Center is a non-profit community arts organization that provides art classes for children and adults of all ability levels.  The next group of classes begin July 6, 2009 and finish August 29, ...
06/26/2009
  As part of my certification as Palos Verdes Specialist, I learned about the history of Palos Verdes Peninsula.  Even though I had lived here over 25 years, some of this was new to me.  In 1846, the Mexican government granted land known as Rancho Palos Verdes to the family of Don Jose Sepulveda....
06/25/2009
  Statistics for single family homes for the month of May for Palos Verdes real estate are now available.   May 2009 had 5 less closed sales and 19 less pending sales than April 2009.  Inventory of active listings/homes for sale fell to 281 in May.  The average price for homes that closed in May ...
06/24/2009
There were 28 homes on the Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 294 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $839,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills (the ow in Eastview is $585,000).  There are 55 townhomes/condos for ...
06/23/2009
Today, I was inspired to take a moment to walk a new path and reflect on all that I had to be grateful for.   Try it yourself!    Personal thoughts..  
06/23/2009
  After spending last weekend at the new Terranea Resort,  I can say that it is fabulous and I recommend it to all, including Palos Verdes residents.  The views are spectacular.  We took several walks along the trails at the ocean's edge.  We walked down to the beach and sat on the rocks and list...
06/22/2009
  The availability of Jumbo Loans have affected the sale of Palos Verdes real estateover $1,200,000.  It is a little tricky because there are jumbo loans available at rates that match May of 2008 - 6.875%.  However, the number of buyers who can qualify for those loans has been diminished because ...
06/22/2009
   ..  Last week Area Appraisal Management Company spoke at our Palos Verdes real estate office meeting to bring us up to date on the new appraisal rules - HVCC or Home Valuation Code of Conduct that went into affect May 1st.  In the Sunday LA Times, Kenneth R. Harney wrote an article on the very...
06/05/2009
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified Schools again ranked in the top 10% of schools statewide based on Academic Performance Index scores.  Great schools are one of the reasons that Palos Verdes real estate is so attractive to both buyers and current property owners. "The top score in all of South Bay,...
06/04/2009
There were 19 homes on the Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 293 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $749,950 in Rancho Palos Verdes to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills ( the low in Eastview is $529,000). There are 57 townhomes/condos for...
06/02/2009
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