Palos Verdes Home Sales Mira Catalina Neighborhood First Half 2014

Palos Verdes Home Sales Mira Catalina Neighborhood First Half 2014

mira catalina neighborhood

Palos Verdes homes sales for the Mira Catalina neighborhood for the first half of 2014 decreased to 5 single family homes sold in 2014 compared to 11 in 2013.  Price per square foot for Mira Catalina houses that sold in the first half of 2014 increased to $529 from $459 in 2013, a 15.4%  increase.  Average sales price for Mira Catalina homes sold in the first half of 2014 increased to $1,892,020 compared to $1,055,455 in 2013.  The most expensive Palos Verdes home sale in the Mira Catalina neighborhood was $4,500,000 and the lowest priced Palos Verdes home sale in the Mira Catalina neighborhood was $1,030,000.

Currently, the Mira Catalina neighborhood has 7 single family homes for sale ranging in price from $899,500 for a 4 bedroom/2 bath, 1,782 square foot home to $1,850,000 for a 4 bedroom/4 bath, 3,927 square foot home.  There are not any condos/townhouses in this neighborhood.

For background and history on the Mira Catalina Neighborhood Multiple Listing Area 168, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes home sales for the Mira Catalina neighborhood and real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photo courtesy of Marymount California University located in Mira Catalina neighborhood.

Construction Hours In Palos Verdes

Construction Hours In Palos Verdes

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Many Palos Verdes homes owners have recently remodeled their homes instead of purchasing a new one because of increasing home costs.  Although the homeowner is anxious to finish their project quickly and enjoy their newly remodeled home, there are rules limiting when construction hours can occur.

On the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the four city offices have a little different schedule for permitted construction hours.  Always make sure you contact the city before beginning any home project.

The City of Palos Verdes Estates’ permitted construction hours are: Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday is 7:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 378-0383.

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday’s permitted hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 265-7800.

The City of Rolling Hills Estates’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 377-1577.

The City of Rolling Hills’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call 310-377-1577.

Photo courtesy of Louis Skelton.

 

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales Mira Catalina Neighborhood 2013

2013 Palos Verdes homes sales for the Mira Catalina neighborhood increased to 25 single family homes sold compared to 23 in 2012.  Price per square foot for Mira Catalina houses that sold in 2013 increased to $440 from $404 in 2012, an 8.9% increase.  Average sales price for Mira Catalina homes sold in 2013 decreased to $1,125,179 in 2013 compared to $1,198,679 in 2012.  The most expensive home sold for $1,645,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $713,000.

Currently, the Mira Catalina neighborhood has 1 active single family Palos Verdes home for sale priced at $4,999,000 for a 5 bedroom/7 bath, 6,838 square foot home.

For background and history on Mira Catalina Multiple Listing Area 168, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photo courtesy of Marymount College

Bulky Trash Pick Up In Palos Verdes

The annual Palos Verdes Estates Special Refuse Collection (bulky trash) is scheduled for Saturday, May 4th, 2013.  This is the one time of year that you are allowed to place your items at curbside for pick up.  The City’s waste hauler will pick up furniture, appliances, water heaters, refrigerators (compressors removed), stoves, sinks, lawn furniture and more.  They will not, however, pick up construction waste or electronic waste.  Items to be picked up should be placed at curbside no later than 6:00 a.m., otherwise they may not be picked up.   This is in the City of Palos Verdes Estates only.

The city of Rancho Palos Verdes uses EDCO for their Convenient Bulky Item Pick-up.  Single family residents have the opportunity to schedule bulky item pick up service for large items such as water heater, appliances, furniture, televisions, etc. (except for household hazardous waste) up to four FREE times per year.  These pick ups must be scheduled ahead of time.  To make arrangements you must contact (562) 997-1122.

Rolling Hills Estates residents who are serviced by Waste Management are able to have both E-Waste and Bulky Items picked up at their residences for FREE four times a year.  They must notify Customer Services at least 24 hours prior to pick up to arrange for service.  To set up an appointment contact (800) 774-0222.

Photo courtesy of Athens Service

 

Get Rid Of Your Hazardous Waste!

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Document shredding and e-waste disposal are important for Palos Verdes homes owners.  This gives us a chance to rid ourselves of all the articles we have been saving throughout the year that cannot be picked up at regular trash collections.  We have two different opportunities and locations for our residents to take advantage of these offerings in April and May.

Rancho Palos Verdes residents will have the opportunity on Saturday, April 20, 2013, to have their documents shredded by EDCO and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.  They are sponsoring this free document paper shredding from 9:00 a.m. to noon, at the Rancho Palos Verdes Civic Center. The center is located at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes.  This drop-off is for Rancho Palos Verdes residents only.  Residents can safely dispose of personal documents right there on  site. You can bring up to three “bankers” boxes per household.  Electronic waste will also be collected at the same time and location.  If you get there early you might be able to get some free mulch while the supplies last.

All Palos Verdes homes owners will be able to shred their documents on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the “Go Green” professional document shredding mobile unit at the Resurrection Lutheran Church located at 330 Palos Verdes Boulevard, Redondo Beach (in the school parking lot).  This free event is open  to the public.

Palos Verdes will be holding it’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Round Up on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd.  This event is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Sanitation District and Department of Public Waste.  For more information go to www.pvestates.org or call (800) 238-0172.  The City of Palos Verdes Estates also accepts electronic waste Monday – Friday at the City Yard adjacent to the Palos Verdes Police Department.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes City Newsletter

 

 

Palos Verdes Home With Catalina & Ocean Views

3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Here is a sneak peek at my new Palos Verdes real estate listing offered at $929,000.  3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes just went on the Multiple Listing Service  today.  This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,025 square foot home is located on a 8,858 square foot lot in the Mira Catalina area.

3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 patio view  3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 living room into dining room

Catalina Views At A Spectacular Price – Watch ocean sunsets and enjoy Catalina views from your spacious master suite, living room, dining room and sun room as well as your outside deck.  Enter through double doors with a custom window above.  The living room opens to sun room with ocean views. The formal dining room opens to the back yard. Relax and entertain on your large viewing deck and take in the beauty of the ocean.  Meander pathways through foresty plantings.  The kitchen has an additional eating area. The fourth bedroom has a fireplace & wet bar and is currently being used as a den; it opens to an outside patio and seating area.  And of course, your children will enjoy the award winning Palos Verdes schools.  For additional information and to see more photos, click here or go to www.3505Coolheights.com

3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 master bedroom  3505 Coolheights Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 den

There will be Open Houses on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,  Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday,  April 7, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Palos Verdes Home Sales – La Cresta Neighborhood 1st Half 2012

Del Cerro Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Palos Verdes homes sales for the La Cresta neighborhood for the first half of 2012 doubled to 15 single family homes sold in the first half of 2012 compared to 7 the first half of 2011.  Average sales price for La Cresta homes sold in the first half of 2012 decreased to $1,564,317 from $1,723,682 for the first half of 2011.  Price per square foot for La Cresta  houses that sold in the first half of 2012 decreased to $419 from $474 in the first half of 2011.  The most expensive home sold for $2,100,000 and  the lowest priced home sold for $835,000.

Currently, La Cresta  has 9 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 2 townhomes/condos ranging in price from $750,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,338 square foot townhome to $875,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,148 square foot townhome.  There are 7 single family homes ranging from $1,188,000  for a 4 bedroom 34 bath, 2,700 square foot home, to $2,280,000 for a 5 bedroom/6 bath, 4,647 square foot home.

For background and history on La Cresta, Multiple Listing Service #172, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula click here or on the Statistics tab above.

Photo above is Del Cerro Park

Palos Verdes Home Sales – Country Club Neighborhood 1st Half 2012

Los Verdes Country Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Palos Verdes homes sales for the Country Club neighborhood for the first half of 2012 decreased to 13 single family homes sold in the first half of 2012 compared to 14 the first half of 2011.  Average sales price for Country Club homes sold in the first half of 2012 increased to $1,568,327 from $1,477,750 for the first half of 2011 – a 6% increase.  Price per square foot for Country Club  houses that sold in the first half of 2012 increased to $449 from $431 in the first half of 2011 – a 4% increase.  The most expensive home sold for $3,350,000 and  the lowest priced home sold for $1,100,000.

Currently, Country Club  has 8 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 3 condos ranging in price from $249,000 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 778 square foot condo to $399,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1240 square foot condo.  There are 5 single family homes ranging from $1,399,000  for a 3 bedroom 3 bath, 3,014 square foot home, to $2,680,000 for a 6 bedroom/6 bath, 6,237 square foot home.

For background and history on Country Club Multiple Listing Service #171, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula click here or on the Statistics tab above.

Photo courtesy of Los Verdes Golf Course/American Golf Corporation

 

Palos Verdes Homes Sales Palos Verdes Drive East Neighborhood First Half Of 2012

Palos Verdes Drive East night time view of the Harbor

Palos Verdes homes sales for the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood for the first half of 2012 increased to 25 single family homes sold in the first half of 2012 compared to 19 the first half of 2011 – a 31% increase.  Average sales price for Palos Verdes Drive East homes sold in the first half of 2012 decreased to $1,015,104 from $1,183,175 for the first half of 2011.  Price per square foot for Palos Verdes Drive East houses that sold in the first half of 2012 decreased to $366 from $427 in the first half of 2011.  The most expensive home sold for $2,425,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $630,000.

Currently, Palos Verdes Drive East has 25 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 25 single family homes for sale ranging from $759,000 for a 3 bedroom/2 bath, 1,735 square foot home, to $4,775,000 for a 5 bedroom/7 bath, 7,315 square foot home.

For background and history on Palos Verdes Drive East Multiple Listing Area 167, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the Statistics tab above.

Photo above is of sparkling night time city lights views from the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood

 

Palos Verdes Real Estate – Eastview Neighborhood Update

Eastview Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

2011 Palos Verdes homes sales for the Eastview neighborhood increased to 55 single family homes sold compared to 41 in 2010 – a 34% increase.  Price per square foot for Eastview homes that sold in 2011 was $355 compared to $392 in 2010.  Average sales price for Eastview homes sold in 2011 was $652,920 compared to $673,637 in 2010.

Currently, there are 3 condo/townhomes in this area.  They range from $275,000 for a  2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,207 square foot unit, to $289,000 for a 2bedroom/2 bath, 1,207 square foot unit. There are 11 single family Palos Verdes homes in this area for sale.  They range from $589,000 for a 3 bedroom/2bath, 1,378 square foot single family residence, to $949,000 for a 5bedroom/4bath, 2,864 square foot single family residence.

For background and history on Eastview Multiple Listing Area #177, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the Statistics tab above.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes