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By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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FICO Scores are a 3 digit score used by credit agencies to rate a potential borrowers credit worthiness. The FICO score was developed by Fair Isaac Company (therefore the acronym FICO) in the 1950's and has been universally adopted by the three main credit rating agencies, Equifax, Experian, and ...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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The early ownership of the Palos Verdes Peninsula had been disputed for many years between the Sepulveda family and the Dominquez family. In 1834, a judicial decree was made by Governor Jose Figueroa which was intended to settle the dispute between the Dominquez and Sepulveda famiies, and Juan Ca...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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Many of the largest townhome projects on the Palos Verdes Peninsula are in the area between Crest Road and Hawthorne Boulevard in the center of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates. A number of multi-story condominium projects are also off of Ravenspur in Ra...

By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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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,...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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Statistics for single family homes for the month of September for Palos Verdes Real Estate are now available.  There were 31 closed escrows (30 in August) and 15 pending sales (35 in August).  Active homes for sale have remained fairly constant (276 in September) for the last 4 months and up fro...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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Some people spend a great deal of time seeking out properties that are in the foreclosure process. These are known as pre-foreclosure properties. The first source of information in seeking out these properties is to review local papers that publish notices of default or notices of sale. There are...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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There are several things that property owners can do in minimizing the property taxes which they pay in Los Angeles County and the South Bay. MAINTAINING YOUR EXISTING PROPERTY TAX BASIS IF YOU ARE 55 OR OLDER AND SELL YOUR PROPERTYProposition 60, passed in 1986, and modified by Proposition 90, p...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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The neighborhood areas as defined by the Multiple Listing Service ("MLS") for the Palos Verdes Peninsula are outlined in the map below: PALOS VERDES ESTATES (IN PINK) Lunada Bay / Margate : Area 160 Monte Malaga : Area 162 Malaga Cove: Area 163 Valmonte : Area 164 ROLLING HILLS ESTATES (IN GREEN ...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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I have seen a major increase in inquiries by buyers interested in purchasing property on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Now that prices have decreased approx. 10% from a year ago, buyers are sensing a real opportunity to purchase a home in this beautiful community. Although 30 year jumbo mortgages a...

By Elaine Murphy Carlson
(RE/MAX Estates Properties)
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Tuesday there 21 homes on the Palos Verdes Real Estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 282 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdesranging in price from $785,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes ($619,000 in Eastview) to $18,900,000 in Rolling Hills.  There are 64 townhomes/condos for sale pri...

By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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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...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
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There will be a free flu shot clinic at the United Methodist Church 26438 Crenshaw Blvd in Rolling Hills Estates ( at the corner of Crenshaw and Palos Verdes Drive North ) on November 13, 2008 from 10:00 am to 12 noon. The clinic is run by the County of Los Angeles and is free for those over 50 y...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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On my website http://www.maureenmegowan.com I have a page with a lot of interesting pictures of Weird Houses of the World    .  The following are some examples of the homes which can be viewed there:                                                                                   Broken House   ...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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I recently joined the Point Vicente (Palos Verdes ) Chapter of the California Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (see http://www.californiadar.org/chapters2/pointvicente/index.htm  ). My grandmother had traced our family lineage back to Governor William Bradford, Governor of the Plym...

By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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Right after I push the post button on this blog, I'm going to take a long bath and recover from another slow day in real estate. It was so slow I showed seven houses to qualified buyers who believe now is the time to purchase a home in Palos Verdes.  It was so slow I had time to meet and discuss ...

By James Engel
(KW Commercial Beverly Hills)
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Don't hide your head from the upcoming months; it can still seem like summer when you visit the Farmers' Market. The Palos Verdes Farmers' Market is a great place to get the produce you need to make the recipe I've attached to this posting, Spinach and Mandarin Orange Salad! What a wonderful and...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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My husband, Bruce loves to play golf and has given me the following critiques of the golf courses on the Palos Verdes Peninsula: TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Critique: This golf course gives meaning to the golf saying "A good walk spoiled".  For the average golfer, this course is extremely frustratin...

By Rachel Martiens and Kathy Tyndall = The Tyndall Team, Love Living In The South Bay
(RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES)
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For women's shopping in Palos Verdes I can tell you some of the best shops. I have lived in P.V. my whole life and I love shopping so let me give you some inside tips if you are new to the area. If you are looking for designer suits, shoes or outfits be sure to check out the TJ/MAXX in the penins...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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Beaches and Surfing on the Palos Verdes PeninsulaRat Beach (Name is an acronym for "Right After Torrance" beach)    Parking located in Malaga Cove at 301 Paseo Del   Mar. A paved access path   next to the Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club provides easy access. Haggarty's - Located just south ...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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BUYERS AND SELLERS TAKE HEART! There is financing available for well qualified buyers due to the Federal Reserve's aggressive action in taking over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans. Many buyers may have been severely affected by the drop in the stock market which may impact the amount of money th...

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