Manhattan Beach Real Estate News

House Tales: The Tale of a Sale… 511 N. Dianthus Manhattan Beach

House Tales: The Tale of a Sale… 511 N. Dianthus Manhattan

  In April of 2008 I listed 511 N. Dianthus in the Hill section of Manhattan Beach.  The home was a probate sale.  It had been owned by the same family since it was built in 1964.  The initial listing price was $1,429,000…

It’s Official… $10K CA Homebuyer Tax Credit signed into law!

It’s Official… $10K CA Homebuyer Tax Credit signed in

Today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed  Assembly Bill 183(CA Homebuyer Tax Credit) into law.   The new law is really an extension of the old California tax credit bill  from 2009 that was so popular that it was out of funds a few months…

Hermosa Beach Home Sales: Catching up to Manhattan Beach

Hermosa Beach Home Sales: Catching up to Manhattan Beach

The Hermosa Strand   Hermosa Beach has come a long way from the days when most of the City Council members were renters and Bikers ruled.  The local elementary schools are some of the best in the state and parents…

Redondo Beach Home Sales…. FHA is the Way

Redondo Beach Home Sales…. FHA is the Way

The Redondo Beach Pier    After I posted about  down payments on  home sales in Manhattan Beach,   a reader asked if I would do a similar post on Redondo Beach home sales. I apologize for taking so long but I’ve been out of…

360 South Bay… Grand Opening #2

360 South Bay… Grand Opening #2

  Last week was supposed to be the official opening for 360 South Bay… but they weren’t quite ready.  The pool and gym were open for viewing but not any of the units. The grounds looked great. The pool area…

Manhattan Beach Home Sales… Is Cash King?

Manhattan Beach Home Sales… Is Cash King?

  Recently there has been  a lot of  speculation at our local consumer blog,  MBC  about where  the Manhattan Beach and the Beach Cities real estate market is headed.   While we have seen prices decline in the last year we still…