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Redondo Beach Sotheby’s International

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Vista Sotheby’s has 3 offices to serve all of the South Bay.   Our newest office is at 1801 S. Catalina in Riviera Village in Redondo Beach.   It’s a beautiful office with an escrow office next door to serve Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan Beach easily. Sotheby’s is the only true international brokerage in the […]

How Do I Price My Home?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Pricing a home for sale is incredibly important.   The best advice is to hire a Realtor you trust.   Trusting your Realtor to price your home so that you get the highest possible offers, goes a long way. But…How do I know I can trust my Realtor?  Yes, some Real Estate agents exist who will […]

Mortgage rate predictions for 2014 and 2015

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The short story is, the time to buy and to sell is now.  The Feds have started the “tapering off” process of the economic stimulus plan of purchasing $85 billion in bonds each month.  Bonds are directly tied to interest rates.  Less demand for bonds (and the Feds are clearly the largest purchaser,) will lower […]

San Pedro Pocket Listing

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

South Shores home with a great ocean/Catalina view and a flat grass yard PLUS a pool is available off market.   The Seller is willing to finance up to 80% of the purchase price.  This is perfect for those who are self employed and aren’t able to get a traditional loan or maybe have a […]

When Should I Sell?

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

July has been one of the slowest months in Real Estate sales in 17 years.   Purchase applications for loans are way down and activity has come to almost a screeching halt.   Rates are still low. The Feds have announced they are “tapering” off buying bonds which directly affect interest rates.   They’ve already […]

7 Via La Cima

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This is a great stand alone townhouse in Rancho Palos Verdes.  It was built in 1982 and is a great size at 2650 SF with 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.  The complex has only 10 town homes that feel like single family homes and share a pool and wonderful gardens.  This unit also has a […]

Is Million Dollar Listing Real or Fake?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It’s one of the most common googled Real Estate questions. Million Dollar Listing, take your pick, New York, L.A. or Miami all focus on local Realtors involved in the higher end market…so what’s real and what’s not?  I’ll tell you.. What’s Real? The agents involved are indeed licensed Realtors in their state.  Some have more […]

Palos Verdes Real Estate 2nd quarter

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

Cash is still king in Real Estate purchases in Palos Verdes Estates.   With the second quarter just ending, let’s have a look at how things shook out. There were 40 single family homes that closed escrow between April and then end of June with and average sale price of $1,685,121 that was just a […]

Rancho Palos Verdes View Property

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New Listing!  6150 Arrowroot is a unique mid-century modern home on an expansive 15,000+SF flat lot.  Stunning ocean, Catalina and coastal views.  3 bedrooms plus enclosed sun porch that serves as a 4th bedroom or office.  2 full baths, completely gated property that is very private and serene.     Offered at $1,395,000

Palos Verdes Real Estate, How to Sell Your Home for More

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As we head into summer, the Real Estate market in Palos Verdes Estates is slowing down.  We are seeing more inventory and more price reductions as many buyers have backed off searching for a property in exchange for graduations, weddings and getting ready for summer vacations. It is even more important to have your home […]