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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.



Owners of Palos Verdes real estate wonder if they should have earthquake insurance.  Most of my clients have researched the pros and cons of the only earthquake insurance offered in California by the California Earthquake Authority (as I have myself).  A huge factor is the price of the policy ve...
Where does a Palos Verdes “connoisseur” with a sweet tooth go to buy bakery treats?  I am very particular when it comes to bakeries after owning my own several years ago (Carlson’s Cookies).  Lido Bakeryin Manhattan Beach is my favorite bakery in the Palos Verdes/South Bay area because their ing...
There were 25 homes on the March 15, 2011 Palos Verdes real estateBroker’s tour.  We currently have 234 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $725,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is $619,900).  There are...
On Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Terranea Resort will be hosting the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On, Inc., for Spring Impressions,  a family coastal hike and children’s art workshop.  The children will enjoy a short hike down the discovery tra...
Have you ever wanted to hike through the Forrestal Nature Preserve but didn't want to go by yourself?  Now you can put on your hiking boots and get first-hand information from the Docents of the Los Serenos de Point Vincente.  On Saturday, March 26, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., the docents will lead you...
The Malaga Cove Library will be having another installment of their Local History Saturday Series on Saturday, March 26th, 2011, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in their Gallery.  This lecture will be about the history of the city of Rolling Hills and will give you information about the development of th...
The Norris Center for the Perming Arts, will stage its 25th annual community variety benefit show called "Jumpin Jukebox Jive" on Friday, March 25th, through Sunday, March 27,2011.  Act II, the support group for the theatre, will feature top local talent from young children to seniors.  There wi...
Those who know me know I love cookies.  I love to bake them, eat them, research recipes, try friends' cookie creations and talk about cookies.  Cookies are my passion. On Tuesday's Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour, an agent made cookies and was serving them during her open house.  I asked ...
You are invited to view three of the earliest homes built on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the early to mid 1920′s that were selected for their historical significance.  These homes are all  part of that era's Spanish revival architecture and each has its own unique features and colorful history...
One of Palos Verdes Peninsula's interesting architectural structures is the Point Fermin Lighthouse located in San Pedro.  Built in 1874, the Point Fermin Lighthouse was the first navigational source of light in the San Pedro Bay.  Phineas Banning had petitioned the Federal Government along with...

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