January 2013

Want to Know What’s Selling in Your Neighborhood?

By | January 31st, 2013|An Agent's Life, Beach Cities, Buyer Tip, Favorite Photos - Palos Verdes, Front Page, Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Beach Luxury Homes, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Seller Tip|

The Bluffs of Palos Verdes Whether you live in Palos Verdes or one of the Beach Cities more than likely Norma Toering & Team blogs about sales in your neighborhood.  Each month we publish a snapshot of sales for 30 South Bay neighborhoods.  It is a wonderful way to track real estate activity in your neighborhood if you are a seller.  If you are a buyer it gives you a glimpse of what's happening in neighborhoods where you desire to reside. The neighborhoods are listed on the right-hand sidebar.  Find the neighborhood of interest and click to see the [...]

Top Way to Find the Best Agent to Sell Your Palos Verdes Home

By | January 28th, 2013|An Agent's Life, Front Page, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Seller Tip|

It is not hard to find a real estate agent.  We post signs all over the neighborhood when we hold an open house.  Our offices are scattered all over the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and whether you walk in or phone in, there is usually an agent on call to answer your questions.  If you're hoping for more than potluck,  my suggestion is to ask trusted friends and family for recommendations.  Especially if they recently completed a real estate sale or purchase. Once you have a name or two, it's time to do a little online shopping.  Do a Google search on each agent of [...]

Torrance Home Sales Report – Hollywood Riviera – Dec 2012

By | January 27th, 2013|Beach Cities, Hollywood Riviera, Torrance|

Hollywood Riviera real estate and home sales report for Torrance, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 13 Homes are for sale priced from $699,000 to $1,799,900. Pending sales: 12 Houses are in escrow priced from $879,000 to $2,950,000. December sales: Six homes sold in December 2012 from $660,000 to $975,000. Homes for sale in Hollywood Riviera:

Redondo Beach Home Sales – S of Torrance Blvd – Dec. 2012

By | January 27th, 2013|Beach Cities, Redondo Beach, South of Torrance Blvd|

South of Torrance Blvd. real estate and home sales report for Redondo Beach, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 7 Homes are for sale priced from $729,000 to $1,698,000. Pending sales: 10 Houses are in escrow priced from $680,000 to $1,299,000. December sales: Five homes sold in December 2012 from $1,200,000 to $2,155,000. Homes for sale in the south of Torrance Blvd:

Redondo Beach Home Sales – West of PCH – Dec. 2012

By | January 27th, 2013|Beach Cities, Front Page, Redondo Beach, West of Pacific Coast Hwy|

West of Pacific Coast Highway neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Redondo Beach, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 8 Homes are listed for sale priced from $1,100,000 to $10,000,000. Pending sales: One home is in escrow currently in the W of PCH area at $431,500. December sales: Two home sold in December 2012 at $1,365,000 and $5,300,000. Homes for sale in the West of PCH area:

View From an Oceanfront Balcony in Rancho Palos Verdes

By | January 24th, 2013|Front Page, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes|

I could try to describe this view for you, but the iPhone says it so much better.  I'll take this view from any window any time! Josh and I were out previewing new listings in Palos Verdes, as we do every Tuesday morning, and I could not let this view slip past my eyes without capturing a small snippet of its beauty. Yes, it's true, we're fortunate to work in such a beautiful area; many days my job does not feel like work at all.

Hermosa Beach Home Sales – Valley – December 2012

By | January 23rd, 2013|Beach Cities, Hermosa Beach, Valley|

Valley real estate and home sales report for Hermosa Beach, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 5 Houses are listed for sale priced from $1,199,000 to $2,499,000. Pending sales: 1 House are in escrow priced from $1,499,000. December sales: Three homes sold in December 2012 for $1,150,000 to $4,550,000.   Homes for sale in the Valley area of Hermosa:

Hermosa Beach Home Sales – East Hermosa – Dec 2012

By | January 23rd, 2013|Beach Cities, East Hermosa, Hermosa Beach|

Hills Section (East) real estate and home sales report for Hermosa Beach, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 5 Homes are listed for sale in the Hills/East section priced from $895,000 to $1,339,000. Pending sales: 6 Houses are in escrow priced from $665,000 to $1.350,000. December sales:  Four homes sold in December 2012 from $750,000 to $969,900.   Homes for sale in the eastern area of Hermosa Beach (Hermosa Hills):

Hermosa Beach Home Sales Report – Sand Section – Dec 2012

By | January 23rd, 2013|Beach Cities, Front Page, Hermosa Beach, Sand Section|

Sands real estate and home sales report for Hermosa Beach, CA in December 2012. Homes for sale: 9 Homes are listed for sale in the Sand section of Hermosa priced from $819,000 to $13,900,000. Pending sales: 6 Houses are in escrow priced from $1,050,000 to $3,289,000. December sales: 9 Homes sold in December 2012 priced from $965,000 to $2,450,000. Homes for sale in the "sand section" of Hermosa Beach CA: Homes for sale in the "sand section" of Hermosa Beach CA:

Hermosa Beach Luxury Home Sales–December 2012

By | January 23rd, 2013|Buyer Tip, Front Page, Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Beach Luxury Homes, Lifestyle in the Beach Cities, Sand Section, Seller Tip|

Does the beach ever have an off-season? My answer is no, as I can always think of a good reason to go for walk along the sand no matter what the month might be. Ditto for home sales along The Strand in Hermosa Beach. Whether it's the 4th of July or January 1 there are ample reasons to check out housing opportunities along the Hermosa Beach coastline. December 2012 Luxury Sales in Hermosa Beach: 4 Hermosa Beach luxury homes priced over $2,000,000 sold December 2012. The prices ranged from $2,150,000 to $4,450,000. 2 Hermosa Beach luxury homes priced over $2,000,000 [...]