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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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2010 

Palos Verdes Estates was originally designed to be a gated city and a gatehouse was built to guard its northern entrance.  It is located on Via Valmonte at the Torrance border.  It was called the Mirlo Gate Lodge Tower. A stone plaque on the site states, "The ‘Stone Tower' was built by the Palos...
07/30/2010
Academy Hill neighborhood  is located near the intersection of Palos Verdes Drive North and Crenshaw.  184 homes on a 58 acre tract are located in Academy Hill which has an Home Owners Association with voluntary $50/year dues that help pay for a yearly neighborhood party and other events. It has...
07/28/2010
We spoke (complained), and were heard.  Fannie Mae told lenders on June 30, 2010,  that they "prohibit lenders from changing appraisals" according to a LA Times article Sunday (click here for full story).  This is good news for owners of Palos Verdes real estate and buyers also.  Here is what ha...
07/23/2010
There were 37 homes on the July 13, 2010, Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour - too many to see in the allotted 2 hours but I was able to see 10 homes today.  We currently have 270 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $750,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $...
07/20/2010
Home, Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes. by Elaine Carlson My new lease listing at 4112 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 is a fabulous opportunity to experience resort living at Portuguese Bend Club with access to a private beach.  This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2,122 square foot ho...
07/19/2010
"Newsweek has recently identified the best high schools in the nati0n ‘based on how hard school staffs work to challenge students with advanced placement college-level courses and tests.'" according to a press release from the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (excerpt continues bel...
07/16/2010
June 2010 statistics for Palos Verdes real estate indicate a possible slowing compared to both May 2010 and June of last year.  49 single family homes sold/closed escrow in June 2010 compared to 57 in May and 54 in June 2009.   However, 17 Palos Verdes homes sold/closed escrow since July 1, 2010...
07/15/2010
Free 2010 summer fun  in Palos Verdes Peninsula is not just for owners of Palos Verdes real estate, but is open to all. Here are some of the events to chose from this summer: The Lunada Bay Homeowners Association will be hosting "Summer Concerts in the Park" at Lunada Bay Park, Palos Verdes Esta...
07/07/2010
There were 27 homes on the June 29, 2010 Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 257 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $659,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $14,500,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $504,000).  There are ...
07/06/2010
  Fourth of July on the Palos Verdes Peninsula will be celebrated at two special public events. There will also be several local firework displays in the evening. In 2010, Palos Verdes Estates will be holding their 48th Annual Independence Day Celebration at Malaga Cove School, 300 Paseo del Mar....
07/01/2010
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