October 2017

Palos Verdes Real Estate Report October 2017

By | October 4th, 2017|An Agent's Life, Buyer Tip, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes Lisitng Agent, Rancho Palos Verdes top agent|

Fall is here! My morning walk required a sweater for the brisk 58-degree day. After the languid last days of summer, I think the real estate market is ready to perk up and make the most of the final quarter of 2017. I bumped into an agent who has been in the business longer than I have, and she said, "This has been the quietest summer I can remember."  Yes, although I was busy and productive with listings and sales, the market took a bit of a breather during the summer months of 2017. Inventory remains tight with only 183 [...]

September 2017

From Contract to Close–Whether Selling or Buying

By | September 28th, 2017|An Agent's Life, Buyer Tip, Front Page, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes View Homes|

Palos Verdes Oceanfront homes in Rancho Palos Verdes. A typical day in an agent's life will involve an extensive list of "value-added" tasks. For example today we are waiting for a buyer's acceptance of a seller's response to the buyer's request for repairs. It has taken us a week of back and forth to reach an agreement. An appraisal is due, and late last night a former client who is about to begin a major remodel turned to me for help because the appraisal for his current home came in unacceptably low. He asked us to review it [...]

Palos Verdes Single Family Homes Market Report September 2017

By | September 24th, 2017|Buyer Tip, Front Page, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes Lisitng Agent|

PVDS Luxury Homes There are currently 189 single family homes for sale on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  59 Palos Verdes single family homes are priced at or above $3,000,000. There are no Palos Verdes single family homes for sale under $1,000,000 at this time.   100 Palos Verdes single family homes are in escrow with accepted offers.  489 Palos Verdes single family homes have sold year-to-date.   Palos Verdes Drive South Sunrise For more information or help with buying or selling a Palos Verdes home contact Norma Toering at 310.493.8333 or Norma@CharlemagneProperties.com  

August 2017

Palos Verdes Luxury Homes Market Report August 2017

By | August 11th, 2017|Front Page, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes Lisitng Agent, Rancho Palos Verdes top agent|

The South Bay of Los Angeles is in the middle of a hot and muggy spell, but the same is not true for the luxury home market on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The dog days of summer find the luxury home market in a cooling trend and heavily favoring buyers. With 65 Palos Verdes luxury homes for sale priced at or above $3,000,000 and only seven sales in July, it is easy to understand why sellers must invest more time in preparing their home to meet the challenges of a slowing luxury market. On the other hand, buyers now have [...]

Palos Verdes Homes Market Report August 2017

By | August 11th, 2017|Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes Lisitng Agent, Rancho Palos Verdes top agent, Seller Tip|

The single family housing market in Palos Verdes remains healthy, active, and still favoring sellers. There are 212 single family homes for sale on the entire Palos Verdes Peninsula. 94 homes are in escrow with accepted offers, and 77 Palos Verdes single family homes sold during July 2017. 426 PV single family homes have sold YTD 2017. Given the above statistics, the inventory is still low, and the absorption rate is high. If you're considering selling a Palos Verdes property, the market will welcome the increased inventory. The one area of the Palos Verdes real estate market favoring buyers is the [...]

July 2017

Palos Verdes Horse Property Report July 2017

By | July 24th, 2017|Buyer Tip, Horse Property, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Luxury Homes|

There are currently 32 Palos Verdes single family homes listed as horse properties for sale. There are only two horse properties under contract and in escrow with accepted offers per the local Multiple Listing Service. Year-to-date in 2017,  23 Palos Verdes Properties zoned for horses sold, with the majority being in Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates. There are few places in Los Angeles County equestrians can live and keep their horse(s) in their backyard. Palos Verdes has numerous properties with private stables or barns, and it's not unusual to see private riding rings as well as community riding arenas. [...]

June 2017

Palos Verdes Luxury Homes Real Estate Report June 2017

By | June 20th, 2017|Buyer Tip, Front Page, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes|

The Palos Verdes luxury homes real estate statistics show it is moving toward a market favoring buyers.  For sellers, this means your luxury residence will face stiffer competition and must stand head and shoulders above the crowded Palos Verdes luxury home real estate market. Palos Verdes luxury homes will continue to sell, but those offering the best value will be skimmed off the top of the rather long list of  65 luxury homes for sale, so make sure your home is perceived as crème de la crème.  The price should reflect the location, condition, view and perhaps even the seller's motivation [...]

Palos Verdes Luxury Homes Market Report May 2017

By | June 16th, 2017|Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills|

New Construction Luxury Homes in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA One of my clients has a Palos Verdes luxury home in escrow.  He is one of the fortunate, as there are 66 Palos Verdes luxury homes currently for sale.  Eleven Palos Verdes high-end homes are in escrow with accepted offers, and 15 Palos Verdes homes priced over $3MM have sold year-to-date on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Palos Verdes luxury home market remains in a neutral market favoring neither the seller nor the buyer. Gated Luxury View Bluff-Front Residence Currently For Sale in Palos Verdes Estates The [...]

Palos Verdes Single Family Homes Report–May 2017

By | June 16th, 2017|Buyer Tip, Front Page, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes View Homes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates|

Palos Verdes single family homes inventory slipped below 200 during April 2017.  There are currently 195 single family homes for sale on the entire Palos Verdes Peninsula.  123 Palos Verdes homes are in escrow with accepted offers, and 184 single family Palos Verdes homes sold year-to-date as of May 3, 2017. These numbers tell us several things:  First, the single family home market in Palos Verdes remains a solid sellers' market. Next, the high number of homes in escrow (123) prove buyers are not intimidated by the higher prices, and perhaps the lack of inventory is nudging them into buying [...]

April 2017

Providing Palos Verdes Buyers and Sellers with the Best and Top Real Estate Service

By | April 13th, 2017|Featured Posts, Lifestyle in Palos Verdes, Listings, Los Angeles Luxury Homes, Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes, Seller Tip|

Luxury Home Sold by Charlemagne International Properties   I have a 'clients first' policy.  It's not always well received by my business partner or my inner social circle, but unless I have an appointment or engagement that must be honored, I keep my schedule flexible to accommodate my clients' needs.  Perhaps this is because before I was a real estate agent in Palos Verdes, I was a globe-trotting, house-buying corporate gypsy. Yes, I arrived in the new city we would soon call home, usually on a very tight schedule, and began the house-hunting mission.  I did not want [...]