Recent South Bay Real Estate Blog Posts

Real Estate Market Update – South Bay Home Sales

It’s a bit too early to determine just how much Covid 19 will impact the real estate market in the South Bay, so the information below will certainly change as March numbers start coming in.  As you can see from the chart below the number of new listings dropped dramatically at the end of 2019 […]

Big Jump in Pending South Bay Home Sales to Start 2020

We’ve seen a big turn around for pending home sales (homes going into escrow) for the South Bay since the beginning of the year. December saw a low point with only 267 pending sales.  It’s gone up dramaticallywith 366 pending sales in January and 503 homes  in February.  Active homes for sale in the South […]

14 Beachfront Homes and Properties For Sale on The Strand

It seems hard to believe given the very small number of beachfront homes and properties that even exist on The Strand in Hermosa and Manhattan Beach, but it is what it is.  There are currently 14 homes for sale on this renowned stretch of beach in the South Bay.  Here’s a list of the current […]

Sotheby’s International Real Estate Offers Unparalled Exposure – 2019 Stats

The numbers are in and Sotheby’s International Realty continued to grow and offer their clients an unparalled level of exposure for their homes.While Sotheby’s was already one of the most trusted and reputable brands in real estate, the company continues to increase what they have to offer. Some of the very impressive 2019 stats include […]

Market Update – New Listings on the Rise in the Golden Hills

With 4 new listings hitting the market in the Golden Hills we’re now seeing a bit of normalcy to the inventory in this North Redondo Beach neighborhood.   As of 3/13 there are now 6 single family homes on the market with 4 of them being new listings.  Contact Redondo Beach realtor Keith Kyle for more […]

New Beachfront Listing Hits the Market on The Strand in Manhattan Beach

We’ve written several articles lately about the abundance of beachfront homes for sale in Manhattan and Hermosa and how that’s a very different market. Homes often sit for years without selling due, in no small part, to being overpriced. As of 3/11 there are 7 homes now on the market on this beachfront stretch of […]

What Do the Manhattan Village HOA Dues Include?

Welcome to the gated community of Manhattan Village in Manhattan Beach CA.  The homes of “Manhattan Village” are part of a homeowners association with various dues, rules and restrictions.  There are some great amenities including pools, spas and beautiful grounds which are maintained and paid for by the HOA.  The monthly HOA dues range depending […]

Very Few Home Sales in Redondo Beach In February

February was a very slow month for closed home sales in Redondo Beach with only 44 homes sold during the month.  That’s not due to homes not selling but a lack of homes that are coming on the market which is good news for sellers and bad news for home buyers.  The 44 closed home […]

Where Are Buyers Finding Their Future Homes?

It’s become pretty clear just how important both online search and realtors are in the current market. It appears that most people used a combination of online searches along with a realtor to find their dream homes. Given that most realtors these days send daily listing updates for new homes to their clients it’s not […]

Oceanfront and Beachfront Homes in Malibu

If you’re looking for that luxury and exclusive lifestyle but expanding your options beyond the homes of The Strand in Manhattan Beach, you may want to consider Malibu. The lifestyle of Malibu is a bit more exclusive and private. Current homes for sale in Three Sixty at South Bay* Click any MLS number above for […]

Understanding Contingencies in California Real Estate Transactions

One thing that justifiably concerns both home buyers and sellers are contingencies.   Contingencies are basically just conditions that have to be met in order for the purchase of the home to be finalized.  The most prominent contingencies are inspection, appraisal and loan.  The boilerplate timeframes on the CAR (California Association of Realtors) purchase agreement, or […]

Latest on ADUs (accessory dwelling units) and the South Bay*

ADUs are quite the buzz word lately as LA County has recently impossed rules and regulations making it much easier to build or create a 2nd unit on a property.  These ADUs or Accessory Dwelling Units are basically a 2nd dwelling on the property with a full kitchen, bathroom and bedroom, which can be rented,  […]

How Important Are Professional Home Photos When Selling a Home?

In today’s world of real estate, visual  presentation of a home or a listing can make all of the difference in the world.  With over 85% of buyers searching online it’s critical to capture their interest immediately.  One of the best, and simplest, ways of doing this with fantastic pictures.  Many listing agents snap a few […]

Hermosa Beach Real Estate Map

Welcome to real estate and homes for sale in Hermosa Beach.  We, as realtors, separate Hermosa Beach into 3 distinct sections……the sand section, the valley section and the hill section or east Hermosa. Why do we do this? Each area has a unique look and feel and prices tend to trend higher the closer you […]

55+ Senior Communities and Homes for Sale in the South Bay

If you’re over 55, the South Bay has a number of great options for you to purchase a home. Due to lesser demand, senior complexes are generally priced well below similar homes that don’t have age restrictions.  Many of the complexes were built in the past 20 years and have a very updated and current […]

January 2020 South Bay Home Sales

Take a look at the South Bay real estate market and homes that sold in January 2020.  In general it was a pretty slow month for the number of closed sales in most of the areas and cities with 219 on market home sales during the month for the cities below.  See the homes that […]

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Recent Blog Posts

Real Estate Market Update – South Bay Home Sales

It’s a bit too early to determine just how much Covid 19 will impact the real estate market in the South Bay, so the information below will certainly change as March numbers start coming in.  As you can see from the chart below the number of new listings dropped dramatically at the end of 2019 […]

Big Jump in Pending South Bay Home Sales to Start 2020

We’ve seen a big turn around for pending home sales (homes going into escrow) for the South Bay since the beginning of the year. December saw a low point with only 267 pending sales.  It’s gone up dramaticallywith 366 pending sales in January and 503 homes  in February.  Active homes for sale in the South […]

14 Beachfront Homes and Properties For Sale on The Strand

It seems hard to believe given the very small number of beachfront homes and properties that even exist on The Strand in Hermosa and Manhattan Beach, but it is what it is.  There are currently 14 homes for sale on this renowned stretch of beach in the South Bay.  Here’s a list of the current […]

Sotheby’s International Real Estate Offers Unparalled Exposure – 2019 Stats

The numbers are in and Sotheby’s International Realty continued to grow and offer their clients an unparalled level of exposure for their homes.While Sotheby’s was already one of the most trusted and reputable brands in real estate, the company continues to increase what they have to offer. Some of the very impressive 2019 stats include […]