Just as Gloria Swanson proclaimed herself ready for her closeup in Sunset Boulevard, a few homesellers, captivated by the 'reality' tv show Million Dollar Listing LA, have decided their homes were similarly ready for a tv closeup, or at least the cachet of a reality tv agent to help juice their homes' marketing efforts. For the results of this strategy, read on.
Just as we were reflecting on the market softness at the upper end of luxury home sales here in the South Bay, a super luxurious 3-year old Tree section home listed for $6.7 million sells in a week. Seems like the real estate gods are toying with us.
Are upper-end homes sales starting to stagnate in the South Bay? Check out some of the more expensive homes that are still searching for buyers, even, in some cases, with the added publicity of having appeared on hit television shows.
Outstanding views are the hallmark of a newly-listed contemporary masterpiece in the Manhattan Beach Sand section. Best of all, the owner of this single family home effectively owns those views. Some examples of what we mean are included here.
Historically low inventory versus higher mortgage rates and home prices that are already at a multi-year high after a strong 2017 - which of these two sets of factors will determine the direction of home prices this year in the South Bay? Here, we offer our two cents worth.
The median sale price and median price per square foot for homes have both risen well over 60% throughout LA County in the past 5 years. See where Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo Beach rank among LA County communities.