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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.



Once again the Palos Verdes Art Center is offering its Dream House Raffle (this year it's $2,000,000 instead of a home).  For the past eight years, the Palos Verdes Art Center has given away over $10,000,000 in cash and prizes and two homes.  The money is being raised to fund the development of ...
Palos Verdes home owners need to take a moment and visit the South Coast Botanic Gardens to see the fruit trees in bloom and at least 60 other annual plants.  Even though the Cherry Blossoms are not yet blooming, the fruit trees are making up for it.  It is unusual to see so many flowers bloomin...
Sales by neighborhood for Palos Verdes real estate detail an average price range of over $1,000,000 for 13 out of 17 areas; only 4 areas were below $1,000,000.  Single family Palos Verdes homes showed an increase in average sales price in 9 areas ranging from .8% in Lunada Bay to 46.4% in West P...
Attention parents of eighth grade students!  Palos Verdes High School, and Peninsula High School will be hosting their annual Eighth Grade Open Houses at their respective schools for Palos Verdes homes owners (and tenants). Palos Verdes Peninsula High School will be welcoming prospective student...
There were 27 homes on the January 18, 2011 Palos Verdes real estate Broker's tour.  We currently have 189 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $650,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 to $12,800,000 in Rolling Hills 90274 (the low in Eastview is 599,000).  There ar...
  Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr, whose family designed Central Park, and his sons were the leaders in the landscape architecture and engineering of the Palos Verdes Project, the beginning of Palos Verdes real estate.  As indicated on a map that he prepared in 1924,  Olmsted anticipated many civic nee...
Owners of Palos Verdes real estate as well as the rest of the country are going to be hit with additional loan fees from Fannie Mae later this Spring when they purchase or refinance a home.  Freddie Mac started charging these fees before Thanksgiving.  According to a recent LA Times article by K...
It is time again for owners of Palos Verdes homes (and/or tenants) who have children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2011 to be planning for Kindergarten Roundup (Registration).   This is an important event if you have Kindergarten age children because some Palos Verdes elementary schools a...
Eastview Park is located at 1700 Westmont Avenue, in San Pedro. This park is one of the many parks maintained by the city of Rancho Palos Verdes for all of us to enjoy.  The park sits on 9.9 acres and includes a children's playground,  jogging path, permanent restroom and an off street parking l...
As I did last year, I thought it would be fun to go through 2010′s Top Tuesday Tour Tips for Palos Verdes real estate and pick my favorites, tell you why and give you an update on those Palos Verdes Homes.   My favorite listing is Joellen Alflen (Keller Williams P.V. Realty) and Raju Chhabria's (...

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