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.



 View from balcony of upcoming listing  Not only was the weather hot this week, the real estate market in my little corner, was on fire as well!  All contingencies removed from this Charlemagne Int'l Properties listing! We listed, sold, removed contingencies, showed property and wrote offers duri...
 Last week I spoke with a prospective seller who was rather amused with all the claims of "Best Agent" and "Top Agent" as she perused several agent websites and profiles on the Internet.  I told her while I've been called both top and best by various clients, customers, peers and brokers, the wor...
Palos Verdes Drive West neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in August 2015.PVDW is home to many of the mega mansions in Rancho Palos Verdes. With its miles of ocean frontage it is the perfect setting for many of the elite ocean view homes hugging the Palos V...
Palos Verdes Drive South neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in August 2015.The south side of Rancho Palos Verdes is fast becoming the resort side of the Palos Verdes Peninsula as the location is home to Terranea Resort and Trump national Golf Course. The ne...
Mira Catalina neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in August 2015.The Mira Catalina neighborhood is home to Marymount College, a four year college, and the area enjoys spectacular views of Catalina Island. Mira Catalina Elementary School is located in the nei...
Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in August 2015.The Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood is known for its large lots and lower density than many neighborhoods on "The Hill". Although there are pockets with a subdivision feel, the a...
Neutral colors appeal to most buyers. I wrote this article a few years ago when the real estate market was struggling to recover from the recession.  However, some advice is timeless and applies whether the market is up, down or somewhere in between.Color is an easy thing to change--most of the ...
Josh and I are closing escrow today on the sale of a wonderful property for a fabulous client!  Does real estate get any better than this? Don't get me wrong, it was not "a walk in the park" but the outcome was about as perfect as one can expect.  The owner will pass the keys to a young family wh...
 There are 201 single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes, and 46 of those residences are priced at or above $3,000,000.Those numbers back up my decision to raise the price bar from $2,000,000 to $3,000,000 on residences I "designate"  luxury properties on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  There's n...
Rolling Hills neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rolling Hills in Palos Verdes, CA in August 2015.Rolling Hills is a gated city located at the top of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The main entrance is off Palos Verdes Drive North with secondary entrances at Crenshaw and Crest Road a...

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