June 2015

Hermosa Beach Luxury Home Market Update–June 2015

By | June 10th, 2015|Beach Cities, Beach Cities Luxury, Buyer Tip, East Hermosa, Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Beach Homes for Rent, Hermosa Beach Luxury Homes, Lifestyle in the Beach Cities, Sand Section, Valley|

Rain in June is not the norm for Southern California, but this morning a light rain was falling when I walked Faye, my spunky little Chihuahua.  The air was filled with the scent of petrichor. That's the new word I recently added to my vocabulary as it means the smell of rain on the dry earth--and we certainly have plenty of dry earth in the South Bay of Los Angeles due to our relentless drought.  The origin of the word is Greek and is a combo of the words for "stone" and "blood of the gods."  Very fitting description for [...]

February 2014

Buying a Luxury Home in the South Bay of Los Angeles

By | February 11th, 2014|An Agent's Life, Beach Cities, Hermosa Beach Homes for Rent, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Lifestyle in the Beach Cities, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes|

If you are in the market to purchase a luxury home in Palos Verdes or the beach cities of Manhattan, Hermosa or Redondo, the choices can be overwhelming.  We recently showed a client luxury homes from Malibu to Newport Beach.  Although that swathe of land covers an immense territory, the buyer's needs were very specific as to primary concerns of style, size, age and location of the home he and family wanted.  Once a property qualified in all the primary categories, we then progressed on to secondary concerns of traffic, schools, crime, air quality and value of similar homes in [...]