Palos Verdes Homes Blog by Norma Toering 310-493-8333

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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.



The Eastview neighborhood of Rancho Palos Verdes has the option of attending Palos Verdes Schools, or LA Unified School System.  The area borders Western Avenue and is close to Trader Joes and Henry's markets as well as several larger supermarkets.  With schools and shopping nearby the area is a ...
The Silver Spur Neighborhood is located close to shopping, dining and entertainment on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  Located only minutes away from the ocean, beaches and freeways it is easy to see why this is a popular residential area in Palos Verdes. September 2008 real estate update for the Si...
They walked in, accepted the handout with a polite smile and proceeded through the property.  Before leaving they asked a couple questions, then requested to leave their information with me.  I'm sure he noticed my surprise at their request because he replied, "We liked you right away, so while w...
Attention Sellers and Buyers I'm going to let you in on a real estate secret. I hate to admit it, but  pricing a property is not an exact science.   So how do we do it?    Agents (and appraisers) look at comparable sales in the same neighborhood (LOCATION),  perform a Comparative Market Analysis,...
The Peninsula Center is located in the center of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, hence the name also gives the location of the area.  Shopping, dining and entertainment are just minutes from your front door if you're fortunate enough to call this neighborhood home. Here are the September 08 real esta...
One of my older clients has a standing weekly appointment with her therapist.  She has been going for years, and she does it because it helps her make it through the day.  She said it keeps her from: 1.  Picking a fight with her husband over some mundane topic.  Therefore, she enjoys more peace i...
It was late December 1988.  My family and I lived in a gorgeous 1920s home in the Old Northeast section of St. Petersburg, Florida.  My four children were happily ensconced in a top rated private school. I was one of the founding member of the Ballet Society, and life was humming along in the hap...
There are only a handful of homes for sale  in the Crest neighborhood of Rancho Palos Verdes.  Located at the top of the Palos Verdes Peninsula with easy access off and on the hill and just minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment this area is a popular choice with new Palos Verdes residen...
I've had the ballot for a couple of weeks.  I planned to vote immediately after the final presidential debate, but my decision was still clouded, so I left the ballot untouched on my desk and waited for my choice to become clear. I vote for the person, not the party. I think character and integri...
The real estate inventory is down in this delightful seaside Rancho Palos Verdes neighborhood of Los Verdes.  Perhaps it is all those stunning ocean views, or maybe it is the outstanding and high scoring elementary school in the neighborhood.  Vista Grande Elementary is usually near the top in di...

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