Manhattan Beach, CA Real Estate News

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Poinsettias: have pet Toxins according to Veterinarians & the ASPCA Most of us think of Poinsettias as the Christmas Flower. To many nothing says Christmas better than a Poinsettia. If you are a pet owner this beautiful flower should not be in your household. According to the ASPCA and most knowledgeable Veterinarians this Plant is very toxic to your pets. So for many years I have enjoyed poinsettias from a far, or in the Malls during the Holidays. On a side note did you know that this Plant has been around since the Aztecs? The Aztec Kings loved them since it is able to bloom even in higher altitudes. Just does not like the cold. So with that said enjoy this picture which I took in Manhattan Beach at the Manhattan Village Mall. If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury...
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Manhattan Beach income units remain in high demand this month. On average they are selling within the first few weeks if priced competitively. Available Units: 2 Apartments are listed for sale in Manhattan Beach priced from $2M to $7M Units in Escrow: 4 Units are in escrow ranging from $1.45M to $3.2M October sales included 3 units from $1,090,000 to $2,500,000. Unit breakdown: Triplex sales – 2 Fourplex sales - 1 On pricing, this month’s units sold an average of 2% within the asking prices. The average time on market was just over two weeks. Would you like more information about income units in Manhattan Beach? Find out the current market value of apartments you own? Toering & Team has helped many investors with both buying and selling investment properties around the entire South Bay...
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Luxury home sales in Manhattan Beach, California are much like sunshine and ocean waves in this upscale coastal town located in the South Bay of Los Angeles--they are something you can count on happening day after day and month after month.  Here's a snapshot of what happened during October 2014 in the Manhattan Beach luxury home market.   17 Manhattan Beach luxury homes priced over $2,000,000 sold during October 2014. A Sand Section property, just steps from The Strand, topped the price chart for October by selling for $4,725,000.  The property sold for a tad over $1300 a sq. ft. and was located on a 2,698 sq. ft. lot.  Manhattan Beach dirt is super expensive especially when it is that close to the sand of The Strand.   26 Manhattan Beach luxury homes are in escrow with accepted offer...
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Mira Costa neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. For more information about selling or buying a home in the Mira Costa neighborhood of Manhattan Beach contact ToeringandTeam@gmail.com Homes for sale in the Mira Costa area of Manhattan Beach:   Recent home sales in the Mira Costa neighborhood of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Hill Section in Manhattan Beach, California during October 2014. The Hill area of Manhattan Beach is known for larger, estate style homes. Many have commanding views of the ocean and surrounding neighborhoods. The home prices can rival any area of MB except The Strand with its ocean front location. Homes for sale in the Hill Section of Manhattan Beach:   Home sales in the Hill area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Liberty / Heights neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during October 2014. Review the map of homes sold compared to current homes for sale and you will see the Liberty / Heights neighborhood is a sought after location in Manhattan Beach.  Homes in Liberty / Heights are more affordable than most other Manhattan Beach neighborhoods, and Polliwog Park offers many events and activities for the local residents. Homes for sale in the Liberty / Heights area of Manhattan Beach:   Recent sales in the Liberty Heights area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Sand Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during October 2014. The Sand is the ocean frontage neighborhood of Manhattan Beach. It is one of the most sought after locations in the city due to the beach lifestyle. Homes for sale in Manhattan Beach - "Sand Section":     Recent home sales in the Manhattan Sand area:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
  Homes sales report for the Tree Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during October 2014.  The "Trees" area is on the beach-side of PCH but just inland from the Sand area.   It is known for having slightly more yard space than the tightly packed water frontage neighborhood. Homes for sale in the Tree section of Manhattan Beach:   Recent home sales in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach CA:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
There are currently 23 Manhattan Beach, California homes for sale priced over $2,000,000.  There are 24 Manhattan Beach luxury homes in escrow with accepted offers.  Nine luxury homes sold in Manhattan Beach during September 2014. The most expensive September 2014 sale in Manhattan Beach  was a 5000 square foot property located in the Sand Section and sold for $9,300,000 . For more information on Manhattan Beach, CA luxury homes contract Charlemagne Int'l Properties at ToeringandTeam@gmail.com   Manhattan Beach luxury homes for sale:  
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Village neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. Manhattan Beach is one of the beach cities of the South Bay of Los Angeles.  The coastal setting and close proximity to LAX and freeway access, fine dining and shopping make it one of the most desirable areas to live in greater Los Angeles. Homes for sale in the Village neighborhood of Manhattan Beach:   Recent property sales in the Village area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Mira Costa neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. For more information about selling or buying a home in the Mira Costa neighborhood of Manhattan Beach contact ToeringandTeam@gmail.com  Homes for sale in the Mira Costa area of Manhattan Beach:     Recent home sales in the Mira Costa neighborhood of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Liberty / Heights neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. Review the map of homes sold compared to current homes for sale and you will see the Liberty / Heights neighborhood is a sought after location in Manhattan Beach.  Homes in Liberty / Heights are more affordable than most other Manhattan Beach neighborhoods, and Polliwog Park offers many events and activities for the local residents. Homes for sale in the Liberty / Heights area of Manhattan Beach:   Recent sales in the Liberty Heights area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
  Homes sales report for the Hill Section in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. The Hill area of Manhattan Beach is known for larger, estate style homes. Many have commanding views of the ocean and surrounding neighborhoods. The home prices can rival any area of MB except the Strand. Homes for sale in the Hill Section of Manhattan Beach:   Home sales in the last three months in the Hill area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
  Homes sales report for the Sand Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. The Sand is the ocean frontage neighborhood of Manhattan Beach. It is one of the most sought after locations in the city due to the beach lifestyle.   Homes for sale in Manhattan Beach - "Sand Section":   Homes over $2 million that have sold in the Sands area of Manhattan Beach in the last 12 months:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
PV & Beach Cities Luxury Home Update      If you are considering buying or selling a luxury home priced over $2,000,000 in the South Bay of Los Angeles this video will give you a snapshot of what's happening in the luxury market in Palos Verdes as well as Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. Norma Toering, Broker-Owner of Charlemagne Intl Properties (310) 493-8333   Palos Verdes Luxury Homes ($2M - $5M):     Palos Verdes Luxury Homes ($5M+):     Beach Cities Luxury Homes ($2M - $5M)     Beach Cities Luxury Homes ($5M+)  
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Years ago one of my clients said, "I'm sure the day will come when I don't want to work 60 hours a week." I nodded and wondered where he was going with the conversation. He continued, "I'm thinking about purchasing income property.  Is that something you can help me with?" "Yes"  was my short answer.  I went on to say we have helped several residential clients purchase income properties in the South Bay of Los Angeles, and have listed income properties as well.   When purchasing income properties in Los Angeles, or units as they are often referred to, it is important to know several communities fall under Los Angeles Rent Control.  Rent control adds another layer, actually several layers, of additional rules and regulations landlords must adhere to with properties subject to rent contr...
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
I'm always excited to review the sales, pending sales and active listings as soon as the first day of a new month arrives.  Even though this is a holiday, I'm at my computer bright and early to pass along to you how the Manhattan Beach luxury home market performed during August 2014.   18 Manhattan Beach luxury homes priced over $2,000,000 sold.  Six of the sales were townhouses. 17 Manhattan Beach luxury homes are currently in escrow with accepted offers. 35 Manhattan Beach luxury homes are for sale.  Again, six are townhouses.   For detailed information about homes sold, or currently for sale, check out the maps below.  If you see one, or more, you would like to tour contact Charlemage Int'l Properties.     - Norma (310) 493-8333   Manhattan Beach Luxury Homes for Sale:  
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Tree Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during August 2014. Homes for sale in the Tree section of Manhattan Beach: Recent home sales in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach CA:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Hill Section in Manhattan Beach, California during August 2014. The Hill area of Manhattan Beach is known for larger, estate style homes. Many have commanding views of the ocean and surrounding neighborhoods. The home prices can rival any area of MB except the Strand. Homes for sale in the Hill Section of Manhattan Beach: Home sales in the last three months in the Hill area of Manhattan Beach:
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By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Homes sales report for the Sand Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during August 2014. The Sand is the ocean frontage neighborhood of Manhattan Beach. It is one of the most sought after locations in the city due to the beach lifestyle. Homes for sale in Manhattan Beach - "Sand Section":   Homes over $2 million that have sold in the Sands area of Manhattan Beach in the last 12 months:
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