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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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2011 

Deane Dana Friendship Community Regional Park is a 123 acre park located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and is one of the parks enjoyed by owners of Palos Verdes homes.  The park over looks San Pedro and has panoramic view of Catalina Island, the harbors of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and also th...
02/28/2011
January 2011 statistics for Palos Verdes real estate again indicate stability.  Other than the anomaly last November, single family Palos Verdes home sales have been between 30 to 57 sold homes per month.  36 Palos Verdes homes sold/closed escrow in January compared to 48 homes sold in December ...
02/19/2011
On Saturday, February 19th, at 7:00 p.m., Rancho Palos Verdes Park Rangers will be offering a night hike for the public.  This introductory hike will be free and participants will learn about the Palos Verdes environment, will, experience the Preserve, and observe its nocturnal inhabitants.  The...
02/18/2011
Fred J. Hesse Jr. Community Park in Rancho Palos Verdes is considered to be one of the most popular parks for Palos Verdes homes owners.  It is a well manicured parkland and has an active Community Center.  The park has both an upper park area with baseball and large soccer fields, and also a la...
02/17/2011
My clients purchasing Palos Verdes real estate are told by their lender not to apply for additional credit or open new accounts when they purchase a Palos Verdes home  and have a loan (or even a refi) being processed.  I can't tell you how many times the borower forgets.  They are planning to re...
02/16/2011
  Sitting peacefully on the knoll which extends from the San Pedro side of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the Korean Bell of Friendship attracts hundreds of visitors with its massive size and pagoda like stone structure.  This work of art was donated in 1976 to the people of Los Angeles by the Repu...
02/15/2011
  If you are looking for a quiet little spot to reflect on the beauty of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, this is the place.  The Frank A. Vanderlip Sr. Park covers nearly one-half acre and sits at the edge of the bluff  with a safety fence at the cliff edge.  There are benches where you can relax an...
02/12/2011
Interest rates have been at historic lows since last year and all my clients have opted for fixed rate mortgages for their Palos Verdes homes.  According to a recent Los Angeles Times article by Kenneth R. Harney, adjustable rate mortgages are becoming more popular.  "Adjustables accounted for j...
02/11/2011
Marilyn Ryan Sunset Point Park in Rancho Palos Verdes is a little gem located at the southwest corner of Palos Verdes Drive South and Ocean Trails Drive.  Most Palos Verdes homes owners are unaware of this 1.5 acre "pocket park" that was named in memory of Marilyn Ryan, the city of Rancho Palos ...
02/10/2011
There were 18 homes on the February 1, 2011 Palos Verdes real estate Broker's tour.  We currently have 191 Active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $750,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $675,000).  There a...
02/08/2011
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