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By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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There were 28 homes on the Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  I saw 15 properties which was quite a feat as they were spread out in four different cities.  We currently have 254 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $729,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes to $18,...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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  The Property Information Book is key for my Sellers.  When I get a new listing for Palos Verdes real estate, I have my Sellers fill out all the disclosures and order all reports on the property prior to the property actually hitting the Multiple Listing Service.  The Property Information Book s...

By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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The Palos Verdes Peninsula was awash with buyers over the weekend.  I showed property and there was a people party at each of the homes we viewed.  We were three buyers deep at one property.  The other agents and I stole glances at one another with the look of sheer amazement in our eyes.  Could ...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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Several Tall Ships will be visiting San Pedro harbor this weekend, including the 122 foot Lynx, which was used to train the cast and crew of the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean". The Lynx was modeled after a naval square topsail schooner from the War of 1812, She will be joined by the square rigg...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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    February is traditionally the month that Kindergarten "Round-Up" is held for owners of Palos Verdes real estate who have children entering Kindergarten in the Fall.  I should restate that because tenants in Palos Verdes may also enroll their children in Palos Verdes schools.  This year Kinder...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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Due to the Federal Reserve's aggressive action in purchasing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac securities, financing is available for well qualified buyers. Interest rates have fallen significantly for conforming loans. There are new guidelines for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans, and  3.5% down paymen...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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With the excitement of the Inaguaration of Barak Obama as President, I have seen some very interesting examination of the fact and myth surrounding one of our greatest Presidents, Abraham Lincoln. Some historians question the portrayal of Lincoln as the "Great Emancipator", noting that his Emanci...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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  I was recently asked about reduction in property taxes for areas of declining values.    Although statistics show that Palos Verdes real estate has only declined 6.2%  in 2008, it might be worthwhile to request a reassessment from the Los Angeles County Tax Assessor if you have purchased your h...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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  The numbers are in and owners of Palos Verdes Real Estate single family residences experienced a 6.2% decline in 2008 average sales price compared to 2007.   That is actually not bad compared to the rest of Los Angeles County which was down about 28%.   Home values on the Palos Verdes Peninsula...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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Date 12/03 5/04 10/04 3/05 8/05 1/06 6/06 11/06 4/07 9/07 2/08 7/08 12/08 For Sale 101 132 161 91 146 154 267 202 183 227 216 276 222 Sold 65 71 60 64 65 25 58 42 53 30 25 52 23 Pended 66 81 60 64 60 32 44 52 40 19 46 27 14 Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales 1.6 1.9 2.7 1.4 2.2 6.2 4.6 4....

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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There were only 7 homes on this first Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour for 2009.  We currently have 224 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $699,00 in Rancho Palos Verdes to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills (the low in Eastview is $599,000).  There are 53 t...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the London School of Economics this morning. He discussed the financial crisis and the response by regulators. Mr. Bernake said that the highest priority is to promote global financial stability and that the US Federal Reserve still has enough policy...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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  Conventional wisdom tells us that we do not know if we have hit bottom until we are on the way up.  Trying to "time" the bottom is a matter of luck.  For buyers of Palos Verdes real estate I encourage them to consider the following:  1) Interest Rates are at historic lows.  4.75% for conforming...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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The mortgage meltdown and huge volatility in the stock markets has obviously had a significant impact on the sale of homes. The average price per sq. ft. for homes sold in the fourth quarter 2008 compared to fourth quarter 2007, has fallen much less in the South Bay beach cities, however, than in...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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Whale Watching boat excursions are underway at both the Redondo Beach Kings Harbor area as well as San Pedro Harbor. Redondo Beach: Redondo Sportfishing 233 N. Harbor Arive (310-372-2111). Adults and children $14 weekdays, Aults $20 and children $15 weekends. Boars leave at 10 am and 1:30 pm dail...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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  I am often asked by owners of Palos Verdes real estate which remodeling projects will give them the greatest return on their investment.  The answer is siding replacement, window replacement and major kitchen remodel according to the December 2008 Realtor Magazine.  This article covers areas ar...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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How to Fill Out a Quit Claim Deed A quit claim deed is a very important written document that transfers the rights, claims and interests of a person who owns a property to another individual. This particular document is vital in selling properties, transferring properties to family members such a...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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Home selling trends are not always constant. As in any business, there are ups and downs. Different areas may experience a hot housing market in certain months and encounter a slow market in other times of the year. What if the housing market in your locality is slow at a time you want to dispose...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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The average price per square foot for the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the month of December 2008 is 522 down from 663 the previous year.   1 year 15 months   Dec 07 Dec 08 % Change Oct 07 Dec 08 % Change Avg. Sq. Ft. Price 663 522 -21.4% 648 522 -19.5%

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