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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
Manhattan Beach lead the strong rebound in California’s luxury housing market in 2013 as sales of homes costing $1 million or more soared 45% to their highest level in six years. ayres-manhattan-beachAccording to La Jolla based DataQuick, 39,175 homes costing $1 million or more were purchased. Manhattan Beach recorded 439 million plus sales, the most in the state in 2013. Even some undeveloped lots sold for $900,000. Malibu had the most expensive sale in 2013, $74.5 million for an 8 bedroom, 14 bath beachfront estate on almost 5 acres. This was also the most expensive sale in the U.S. at the time and a record for Malibu. In some communities, including Santa Monica, all of the sales last year were $1 million or more according to DataQuick. Continue reading
It’s official … Manhattan Beach had the most $1,000,000 + homes sold in 2013 per Gregory Wilcox, Daily Breeze writer. Manhattan Beach recorded 439 million-plus sales — the most in the state in 2013 — edging out Hillsborough in Northern … Continue reading
The Manhattan Beach Planning Commission, scrapped a proposal to limit offices and banks to open on store front properties.
Under the now defunct proposal, new offices and banks would not be allowed on street fronts on Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Highland Avenue and Manhattan Avenue downtown or on Highland and Rosecrans avenues in the north end, but existing offices and banks would be permitted to remain.
Understanding the concerns, the commissioners directed the staff to undertake developing a master plan by acquiring more public comment, possible at a public forum or workshop. Continue reading
This video shares a wonderful helicopter ride over Manhattan Beach. It really gives you an idea of just how beautiful this city really is. Be sure and notice our great weather with clear blue South Bay sky. Continue reading
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We were remiss in welcoming Laker’s Coach Mike and Laura D’Antoni to the Manhattan Beach community.
The three-story house has five bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths and plenty of living and entertaining space, including a “huge dining room for even the biggest family gatherings, breathtaking informal living room and terrific deck,” plus a 400-glass wine bar and huge wine cellar.
The Mike D’Antoni’ s new $6.9-million Manhattan Beach Home.
I just read this great article… 7 Banks Foreclosing on the Most Mortgages Most banks are servicing loans. This list includes the percentage of underwater loans the bank has in FORECLOSED properties portfolio. Check out this article to see who … Continue reading
JUST A NOTE: Manhattan Beach has let Malibu know for sure that their city can no longer get sand from Manhattan Beach as they have done in the past. Continue reading
Is GREEN POWER on your 2013 New Year Resolutions List? Learn more about being GREEN in 2013! Start the New Year GREEN! Join me and representatives from the South Coast Air Quality Management District and JPy Magazine for a presentation … Continue reading