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China’s Real Estate bubble and how it will affect the U.S. Real Estate market

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

One of the best and most comprehensive pieces I’ve seen on the bubble getting ready to burst in China.   China could be entering into a financial correction the world has not seen since the great depression.   In Real Estate markets that have seen a high volume of sales to Chinese nationals, like Palos […]

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A new listing of a single family home in South Redondo came on the market today.  514 El Redondo in Redondo Beach is in a desirable area and has great curb appeal on a tree lined street and near a park.   It’s a 2 bedroom listed for $965,000. The house has a nicely remodeled […]

Palos Verdes Estates Real Estate Update

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The market is changing as it tends to in late spring into summer.   While the quarter isn’t over yet there are some changes happening that are important to note. Palos Verdes has seen an increase in inventory but a decrease in closed sales so far compared to the first quarter of 2014.   The […]

Problems with the Chinese Economy to Affect Palos Verdes

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Chinese Real Estate bubble is showing signs that it is getting ready to burst.  China has been mass building for years and many apartments sit empty.  The building has boosted China’s GDP and now it’s coming to a head.  We’ve seen a huge increase in foreign buyers in Palos Verdes in the past year. […]

Fix my Staging

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Another example of bad staging.  In this case less is more. This is a current listing in a beautiful area of San Pedro.  The house is a flip, purchased by an investor and renovated and was first listed at $739,000.   They “staged” the house but not in a good way and it actually is […]

Home Staging Hermosa Beach

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Here is another new listing, this time a town home in Hermosa Beach where the market is red-hot.   No matter how great the market is, you can always push a higher sales price by proper staging and photography.  Since 90+% of buyers start online looking for a home, they are motivated by the photos […]

Small Updates that Translate into Big Bucks when Selling Your Home

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Today let’s talk about how to maximize the interest and thus maximizing the offering amount of your listing.   The above photo is an actual MLS photo from a new listing in Lunada Bay in Palos Verdes Estates.  It’s a lovely home that has been updated but can read somewhat dated, giving buyers the feeling […]