New Listing at 1719 Schilling Ct. in Torrance

Lovely Torrance single family home with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 3 car garage.

This spacious home features new carpet, new flooring in bathroom and kitchen with fresh paint throughout. The eat in kitchen has plenty of space with sliding glass door that leads to patio. This home is nice sized with huge master, lots of closets and great storage. One side of the garage is a tandem 2 car with rear door leading to backyard and concrete pad. Great for storing a camper, boat, jet-skis, etc. New copper plumbing throughout this home. Move in condition, just waiting for new buyers.

 

Redondo Beach Home Prices Hit New Highs

I am happy to report some good news with respect to home values and sales of homes in Southern California and the state as a whole.  Take a look at the following market update and give me a call with questions or to talk about your real estate needs.

–Lesley

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Don’t Over-price Your Home For Sale

for-saleMany home sellers are kicking off the spring real estate season with what I considered to be a risky pricing strategy: 40.3 percent say they plan to price their homes above market value, according to the latest Real-Time Seller Survey from Redfin (www.redfin.com).

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Redondo Beach Real Estate: Recovery Shifting to Owner-Occupants

I found this article from DSNews well worth reading and thought you might find it interesting too.  It speaks about national trends but relates directly to Redondo Beach real estate and other Beach Cities real estate as well.

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10 Reasons to List During the Holidays

Holiday WreathLogic may tell you that listing a home after November 1st is a bad idea.  But logic isn’t always right!  As it turns out, there are a number of very compelling reasons to put a house on the market before the end of the year and here are 10 to get you thinking.  Feel free to share this with friends who may be on the fence.

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Childproofing Your Property

Of the top five causes of death for children under four years old, most of them happen outside but near your home! Here are some tips on how to make the outdoors child-safe.

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Home Values: A Happy Thought!

As a whole, people are thinking very positively about home values right now and recent statistics back that optimism up.  Look at these numbers from Zillow.com.

  • Home values Redondo Beach – up 21.1 %
  • Home values Hermosa Beach – up 31.5%
  • Home values Manhattan Beach – up 26.1%
  • Home Values Torrance = up 14.4%
  • Home values Rancho Palos Verdes – up 15.4%

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Real Estate: Rent Vs Buy

I field the “should I rent or should I buy?” question almost every week. Guess what?  My answer is inevitably, “it depends”!

There are a number of factors to consider:
  • the monthly cost and the projected increase you will face over time if you rent.
  • the down payment required, interest rate, and property taxes you will pay if you buy.
  • the amount of time you plan to live in the home

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QR Codes – All you Need to Know!

What the Heck is a QR Code?

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This is a Q R Code!  Recognize it?  It’s how you can download my free Real Estate Ap!  Try it right now!  Scan the code and see what you get!

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Food Truckin’

These are NOT your basic roach coaches, for sure!  Take a look at the 10 coolest-looking food trucks in America according to Thrillist.

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