Elaine 's Blog

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Estates Properties - 00598848
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.



  Palos Verdes Estates annual Special Refuse Collection (bulky trash) is scheduled for Saturday, May 5th, 2012.  This is the one time a year that you are allowed to place your items on curbside for pick up.  The City’s waste hauler will pick up furniture, appliances, water heaters, refrigerators...
  2011 Palos Verdes Home sales for the Rolling Hills neighborhood stayed the same with 18 single family homes sold in both 2011 and in 2010.  Price per square foot for Rolling Hills houses that sold in 2011 was $660 compared to $604 in 2010.  Average sales price for Rolling Hills homes sold in 2...
  Sales for Palos Verdes real estate single family homes in the first 23 days of April are almost exactly the same as sales to date for this time last month (39).  38 Palos Verdes houses have been reported as sold to date since April 1, 2012.  (It may take an additional week for some sales to po...
  Palos Verdes homes owners have an opportunity to dispose of unwanted medication.  The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  Last year close to 400,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications were safely and properly disposed of. If y...
There were 32 homes on the April 17, 2012, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour.  We currently have 175 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $280,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 (This is a 663 square foot commercial building on a 1312 square foot residential lot) to ...
Do you know which city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula has the largest population, largest area, least density, highest elevation or the lowest rate of crime?  Did you know the total population of the Peninsula is 65,008? FUN FACTS Here are some statistics (courtesy of WolframAlpha) comparing the ...
March 2012 Palos Verdes real estate statistics show significant increases both in Palos Verdes homes sold and pending sales compared to February.  51 Palos Verdes houses sold in March compared to 38 homes in February.  There was a large increase in March pending sales – 76 homes compared to 54 i...
  On Saturday, April 21, 2012, the Palos Verdes Ride for Habitat will hold its inaugural ride to help raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.  Participating Habitat advanced riders will begin this 34 mile ride through Rancho Palos Verdes,  Palos Verdes Estates and Rolling Hi...
What a beautiful day in Palos Verdes today!  The ocean was a deep blue and the trees a vibrant green.  It made touring the open houses even more spectacular.  There were 16 homes on the April 10, 2012, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour.  We currently have 175 single family Palos Verdes homes...
Although Earth Day is actually on Sunday, April 22, 2012, Palos Verdes homes owners will have the opportunity to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 21st.  We have been celebrating Earth Day in this country since 1970.  According to the City of Palos Verdes Estates April Newsletter, “The firs...

Elaine Murphy Carlson

local_phone(310) 802-2393
smartphone(310) 701-5698
Contact The Author
Information on Palos Verdes Peninsula real estate, statistics, neighborhood information, community information and personal thoughts.