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Author Archives: Carol
A good of friend of mine sent me the following email the other day.
She said, “I am realizing that I am spending less and less time in my car than what I used to. Virtually everything I need is almost within walking distance of my home, which is close to the beach-front. Shopping is a breeze downtown or at The Village Shopping Center up on PCH and Marine Avenue. Upscale stores like Macy’s and other national retail outlets are available as are specialty shops and many one of a kind chic shops.
We have wonderful fully equipped parks, many with tennis courts, basketball courts and other recreational facilities. Even along the beach are park areas with grass, restrooms, etc. for the pleasure of who ever wants to use them. They are well manicured and very well kept and have lush green lawns and trees for that summertime needed shade. I can ride my bike to work and don’t need my car to go shopping; “I think I am going to get rid of the ole gas guzler”.
I am going green all the way ! ” Continue reading
Financial Reasons to Buy a Home Today There are a number of personal and emotional reasons to buy a home. But there are also some strong financial reasons to make the investment. Here are just a few of those reasons: … Continue reading
Are you familiar with “Rat Beach”? Not too many people, including some Torrance residents are aware of Torrance Beach, but it’s true. Torrance beach runs from the southern tip of Redondo Beach, south to Malaga Cove. This is a beautiful section of beach, with wonderful single family homes, Torrance condos and apartments overlooking the beach and the Pacific. (“Rat Beach” meaning: Right after Torrance, or Redondo and Torrance Beach). Its peaceful, quiet and has plenty of parking. Continue reading
After driving around the hill in Palos Verdes to catch a glimpse of the old lighthouse and to see Donald Trumps new golf course where Marineland used to be, I decided to go visit San Pedro and go onto some of the navy ships that are visiting San Pedro for ‘Navy Week’.
What a great idea and great success it turned out to be. Thousands of people came and went onto the ships to see our great battleships and our first line of defense. It took hours to get here for those who are not lucky enough to live in the South Bay. Even with the frustrated delays, it was worth every minute we all had to wait. Continue reading
Parents are helping millennials purchase their homes.
Manhattan Beach median home prices continued to climb and spiked 17% in 2014, hitting an all time high for median home prices. Median home prices in 2013 were at $1,628,250, up from $1,414,750 in 2012. That number increased to $1.9 … Continue reading
Its been a short few years since Hawthorne Blvd. was ravaged by real estate vacancies, empty store fronts and other effects of the recession. Today new and revitalized stretches of retail real estate are being seen as new automobile dealerships … Continue reading
View image | gettyimages.com Westchester and Playa del Rey properties are enjoying a spike in home values as the Silicon Beach grows in popularity amongst tech firms. The latest company to join is Yahoo, as they leave their Santa Monica … Continue reading