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I have been certified as a Palos Verdes Specialist and a Licensed Real Estate Broker for over 25 years. I take pride in providing "world class service" to everyone I serve and that is proven by the fact that 90% of my clients come to me by referral.



    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...
  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...
  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...
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...
  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...
  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...
I thought it would be fun to go through 2008's Top Tuesday Tour Tips for Palos Verdes real estate and pick my favorites, tell you why and give you an update on those properties.       My favorite listing is my own listing at 838 Rivera Place, Palos Verdes Estates; it is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,025...

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