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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.



Hiking in Palos Verdes is a popular past time.  Oceanfront Estates Bluff Trail is an easy walk along the ocean bluff in Rancho Palos Verdes with views of Santa Monica Bay all the way around to Malibu.  You also have an excellent view of the Lighthouse, Catalina Island and several bays/coves. Oce...
The South Coast Botanic Garden recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary.  Palos Verdes real estate owners are lucky to have such a unique garden on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  South Coast Botanic Garden is located on 87 acres with 2,500 different species of plants including 100 rare mature sp...
There were 24 homes on the September 21, 2010, Palos Verdes real estate Broker's tour.  We currently have 259 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $815,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview in $579,000).  Ther...
The Gazebo at Roessler Point is located in Palos Verdes Estates at the northwest end of the parking lot for Malaga Cove School (Paseo Del Mar and Via Arroyo).  This is a magical place known to Palos Verdes homes owners for its amazing views. The Gazebo ia a great spot for contemplation and the v...
Elaine Carlson The Norris Theatre in Palos Verdes opened in 1983 with a week of performances and has been going strong ever since.  It is located at 27570 Crossfield Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 (310-544-0403).  The 450 seat theatre has tiered seating offering every seat a great view of...
The Rolling Hills General Storeis located at 26947 Rolling Hills Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90247 and has equestrian items for sale.  There is also a bulletin board where residents post information about horses and tack for sale, horse boarding and horse related services.  The General Store...
La Venta Inn is a historical landmark that was built in 1923 for $17,000 and was actually the first structure on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  It was used as the sales office/clubhouse for prospective purchasers of land in the Palos Verdes Project.  In the 1930s, La Venta Inn became a black-tie r...
   Point Vicente Interpretive Center is located on an ocean bluff with such fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean that it is used as a center to count the migration of whales each year (click here to see current count).  According to the Rancho Palos Verdes city site, "The Interpretive Center opene...
I have accepted the challenge to come up with 365 places to visit and/or things to do on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.   Here is the first in the series: Wayfarers Chapel is commonly known as the Glass Chapel (as it is built almost entirely of glass) and is located at 5755 Palos Verdes Drive South...
Saturday morning, September 18, we will see over 100 antique and classic cars driving around the Palos Verdes Peninsula as part of the Palos Verdes Concours Tour d'Epicure Road Rallye.  This year's theme is "The Pirates of PV" and begins at Trump National Golf Club and includes a treasure hunt d...

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