Where Are the Home Sellers?

Higher Taxes May Be In Store for Some Home Sellers Who Wait Low inventory levels have plagued home buyers all year long.  As the 3rd quarter ended, Manhattan Beach had 2.9 months of inventory, and 2.4 months in Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

According to the California Association of REALTORS... … [Read more...]

What a Difference a Zip Code Makes!

California Median Home Prices by County The California Association of REALTORS published this handy chart to compare the median home prices by county.  But within a county there can be a great variation.  In Los Angeles County we have diverse … [Read more...]

June Sales Figures Show the Best Spring Market Since 2007

Beach Cities Sales Increase In Spite of Low Inventories The first six months of the year are the busiest in the real estate market.  This spring was no exception with a 10.8% increase in the number of transactions in Manhattan Beach,  a 36% increase … [Read more...]

How Many Beach City Sales Are All Cash Offers?

Since multiple offers on properties has become common place in areas like the Manhattan Beach Tree Section as well as elsewhere in the Beach Cities, it might be relevant to note that many offers are all cash today.  How many?  You might be … [Read more...]

May Sales in the Beach Cities Real Estate Market

Sales trends we saw in March and April continued in May, 2012 .  In Manhattan Beach closed sales increased to 60 in May (51 in March and April), an increase of 38% over May, 2011.  The average sales price was $1,678,000.  The really impressive figure … [Read more...]

April Real Estate Sales in the Beach Cities

In spite of severely limited inventory, April's closed sales in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach were significantly higher than April, 2011.  This should come as no surprise to anyone who has been shopping for a home.  Buyers have … [Read more...]

Advice for Home Buyers

  If you are just starting your home search, you probably think the most important first step is to find a home that you love. But I would suggest to you that your first step should be to find a REALTOR you love, one that listens to you, and … [Read more...]