Tag Archives: Redondo Beach Real Estate

BIKE FRIENDLY BUSINESS: CATALINA COFFEE OF REDONDO BEACH

Catalina Coffee Company has been a big supporter of South Bay Cyclists Continue reading

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Most Expensive House in South Redondo Beach

Well as of July 22, 2013, the most expensive home on the market in Zip Codes 90277 and 90278 was located at 503 South Gertruda Avenue, South Redondo Beach, Ca.
This is a beautiful 2 story home with 4509 square feet and is for sale for $1.549 Million. The home was built in 1998 and according to everyone in the area it has amazing ocean views. The home has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, family room, formal dining room, library and great room with kitchen and a wet bar. There is an attached garage. Continue reading

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Redondo City Council to Review Final Design for Pier

The Redondo Beach City Council will review the final design for the waterfront revitalization project proposed by CenterCal, the city’s selected developer on July 30th. The revitalization project will cost somewhere between $200M and $300M utilizing both private and public investments. The council will hear public testimony about the project, which calls for a seaside hotel, new restaurants, an opening up of the Seaside Lagoon to the ocean, a bridge over the harbor, a marketplace, open space and public art. The Council meeting is scheduled to begin at 6PM. Continue reading

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REDONDO BEACH TO GET NEW WATERFRONT HOTEL

The 54 room hotel project in Redondo is finally under way. The project has been in the works since 2008. Cleanup of the present site is scheduled to start next month and completion is scheduled for October 1, 2014. This will be Redondo’s first major development project in 2 years and the city fathers are happy to see the project finally get off the sand, so to speak. Continue reading

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GOOD BYE CASTLE – HELLO MARRIOTT & HILTON

The Marriott Residence Inn and a Hilton Garden Inn are set to start construction on the site of the former Malibu Castle mini-golf course located at Marine Avenue and the 405 San Diego Freeway in Redondo Beach.

The two hotels will take about 5 acres total of the site and will have combined 320 rooms in two new 4 story buildings. The cost will be around $60M. Everyone connected with the development is happy to see the whole thing starting to move forward after suffering a 2 year set back Continue reading

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10 Predictions for the 2013 Housing Market

10 Predictions for Housing in 2013 DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013 The new year could be the best year in real estate in years, but the housing recovery still remains fragile and challenges remain, says Dave … Continue reading

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How to write a Hardship Letter

The New York Times published this … If you are considering a loan modification or a short sale, you will need to proved a HARDSHIP LETTER. Writing the “hardship letter” Homeowners having trouble paying their mortgage are often required to … Continue reading

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Are you ready to become GREEN in 2013?

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

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AES Power Plant – YES OR NO?

In March 2013, the residents of Redondo Beach, get to vote on an initiative — Anti-Power Plant Initiative Qualifies for March Ballot The Power Plant Phase-Out Initiative which would disallow power generation on the AES property on Harbor Drive. Bill … Continue reading

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A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY

Here are some surprising ways to save energy around your South Bay home:

1 If you place lamps in the corners of your rooms, the walls help to reflect light out into the room.
2 Use a laptop computer instead of a desktop. A laptop uses 1/3 less energy.
3 Dont switch to a plasma flat screen it uses much more energy than an LCD.
4 Put a blanket on your water heater and turn down the temperature a little. A water heater blanket can save anywhere from 4% to almost 10% on the average water heating bill.
5 Using an electric stove? Turn off the burner before your finished cooking as the burner stays hot for awhile after you shut it off.
6 Spin laundry more. Let your washer spin the water out of the laundry, even if you have to spin it twice, it will save energy use in the dryer. Some new washers can cut energy in half by eliminating the time required for the dryer to run.
7 Shut off your refrigerators ice maker and use an ice tray or two. A refrigerator ice maker increases your energy consumption up to 20%. When you use ice trays, there is no increase in energy use or costs.
8 Use your dishwasher, it uses 1/3 of the hot water that you would use if you washed your dishes by hand. Continue reading

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