Manhattan Beach Real Estate News

Manhattan Beach..Tale of a Sale: appraisals.. it’s not always about money

Manhattan Beach..Tale of a Sale: appraisals.. it’s not alwa

Monday, January 17, 2011 A lot of buyers are looking for “fixer uppers” in the Beach Cities. Many buyers believe they can purchase these homes at a low price, put a little money and work into them and wind up…

Happy New Year… My thoughts on Manhattan Beach-Beach Cities Real Estate in 2011

Happy New Year… My thoughts on Manhattan Beach-Beach Cities

As this year is ending it seemed like a good idea to review my 2010 New Year post on our local real estate markets. I was happy(make that relieved) to see that I had been right more often then wrong about where…

Manhattan Beach-Beach Cities: Home loans… the good, the bad and the ugly…

Manhattan Beach-Beach Cities: Home loans… the good, the bad

Interest rates continue to be at all time lows… even as they bounce up and down like an old time YoYo. Long term mortgage rates seem to have taken on a life of their own. The speculation was that if…

South Bay-Beach Cities: Sold November 2010

South Bay-Beach Cities: Sold November 2010

Manhattan Beach Pier.. December 2010 November closed sales figures were a bit disappointing but not unexpected. At just over the mid point of the month, December sales are also going to be low… although Manhattan Beach and North Redondo are…

South Bay-Beach Cities: Sold September-October 2010

South Bay-Beach Cities: Sold September-October 2010

South Bay-Beach Cities: Sold September-October 2010   As the holidays approach sales are slowing down in the South Bay- Beach Cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach and El Segundo. Pending sales seem to holding strong with 64 pending sales in Manhattan Beach, 31 in Hermosa, 67 in…

Manhattan Beach: Point of sale toilet retrofit… it’s on the way!

Manhattan Beach: Point of sale toilet retrofit… it’s

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010,  the City of Manhattan Beach will decide whether or not they are going to require point of sale retrofits for toilets.  What this means for residents is that when you sell your home you would have to either prove…