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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Charlemagne International Properties - BRE# 01147470
Homes for sale in Palos Verdes & Rolling Hills, Southern California. We specialize in luxury homes, gated estates, equestrian land and investment properties around the South Bay.



2008 is about to envelope us and I'm anticipating another stormy year in real estate, but sunshine can get a little monotonous day after day.  A bit of inclement weather can force us to batten down the hatches, watch for leaks and be careful not to slide down a slippery slope.   However, a peek o...
Hello Buyers!  This best buy gem is located in the unincorporated area of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  It enjoys the award winning Palos Verdes Unifed School District as well as other perks to be found in the Palos Verdes area.27133 Sunnyridge is a luxury home built in 2004.  The 6200 sq. ft. hom...
Hello Buyers!  Don't put your shopping shoes away just yet---January is a great month for sales, and there are some door-buster deals in Rancho Palos Verdes!  With nearly one hundred homes on the market in Rancho Palos Verdes it took some scouring to find my No. 1 recommended buy, but here it is:...
Hello Buyers!2008 will be a great year for you.   Here is my top pick as Buy of the Month in Palos Verdes Estates.4252 Via Pinzon located in the oh so charming Valmonte neighborhood has slashed $100,000 from its listing price, and is now available for $1,099,000.  With 1962 sq. ft and three bedro...
Hello Buyers!2008 is going to be a great year for you.  This is no crystal ball prediction or wishful agent thinking.  I'm seeing some serious price reductions on premium properties in Rolling Hills and other cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  So get your pre-approval updated, put on your buy...
2007 was an unbelievable year for real estate-it grabbed front-page headlines nearly every day.  Sub-prime submersion, buyer bailouts, and other notorious stories unfolded with growing concern for both sellers and buyers. These national stories are important and do have an economic impact, but le...
It's an architectural masterpiece.  It's also beginning to show its age.  After fifty years of enduring salt spray from the nearby Pacific Ocean it is in need of a few nips and tucks, and a little polishing to bring back its original luster.  Yes, the little glass chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes is...
If you are in the mood to saddle up the horse and go for a leisurely ride you might want to consult the Palos Verdes Peninsula Horsemen's Association Trail Guide.  It is the only complete guide to the equestrian trails of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  Maps feature all of the equestrian trails supe...
Would You Show or Shop for Property on Christmas Eve? I'm not, but my former broker loved to tell the story of his Christmas Eve mega sale.  It seems he received a call from a former resident, now retired, who was back in town for the holidays. This past client and former resident was driving thr...
The past client holiday letters have been sent, random client Christmas calls have been made and many gifts have been delivered.  Whee, it's a chore and each year I evaluate whether it's worth it or not.  Should I scale back?  Do those letters end up in the circular file?Yesterday I received the ...

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