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some of the neighboring cities offer a flavor and feel all their own. Click on any city below to be taken to a area specific website or page geared specifically for that community.

Beautiful Detached Townhomes for Sale at 618 1st Street Hermosa Beach

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***Update – This home in Hermosa Beach has now sold.  Contact us for information on others.

Located just a few short blocks to the beach at 618 1st Street, this beautiful detached Cape Cod designed townhome offers the best in Hermosa Beach living.  Very rare for this area of Hermosa, the home is completely detached and feels like a single family home with great outdoor spaces and a private entry. With a mid level entry and reverse floorplan, the formal entry offers soaring ceilings, hardwood floors and is bathed in natural light.  Entry level features the master suite, 2 spacious bedrooms, convenient laundry area, and a full bath.  The enormous master suite features dual walk in closets, new carpet and paint, and an beautiful bath with jacuzzi tub and  shower.  The upper level offers an incredible amount of space with an open and flexible layout that can adapt to your lifestyle.  The living room features vaulted ceilings, beautiful gas fireplace, and 4 French doors allow for direct access to the patio to take in the near perfect weather.  The top floor also features an oversized and open kitchen with recessed lights, stainless appliances sits cental to both the living room and huge dining room.  Head up to the rooftop deck for great ocean and city light views.  The home also offers a nice backyard area with deck and artificial turf, and a two car attached garage.  All of this ideally located in Hermosa Beach, recently voted the 10th “Happiest Seaside Towns in America” by Coastal Living Magazine.

 Contact listing agent Keith Kyle with Vista Sotheby’s International Realty for more information or for a private showing.  Details and videos at 618FirstStreet.com



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Big Gains In May 2015 Median Home Prices in the South Bay

By Keith Kyle

May was another huge month in terms of home prices in the South Bay with Hermosa Beach highest on the wow factor with a median price in May of $,1450,00, almost 32% higher than the year before.  Redondo Beach saw major gains as well with 106 homes selling in May with a median home price of over $844,000

City Homes Sold May 2015 Median May 2014 Median Year over Year % Change
Carson 45 $410,000 $376,500 8.9%
El Segundo 14 $803,500 $818,000 -0.8%
Gardena 35 $405,000 $400,000 1.3%
Harbor City 26 $415,000 $382,000 8.6%
Hawthorne 68 $525,00 $487,000 7.9%
Hermosa Beach 23 $1,450,000 $1,102,000 31.6%
Lawndale 12 $431,000 $417,500 3.2%
Lomita 11 $509,000 $575,000 3.5%
Long Beach 362 $433,000 $399,000 8.5%
Manhattan Beach 38 $2,238,750 $2,005,000 11.7%
Marina Del Rey 26 $917,000 $900,000 1.9%
Palos Verdes Estates 37 $1,515,000 $1,430,000 5.9%
Playa Del Rey 24 $615,000 $711,000 -135%
Rancho Palos Verdes 56 $1,100,000 $990,000 11.1%
Redondo Beach 106 $844,500 $722,000 17%
San Pedro 67 $449,250 $425,000 5.7%
Torrance 148 $579,000 $560,000 3.4%
 Westchester 26 $900,000 $797,000 12.9%

Redondo Beach September 2014 Home Prices

The real estate market continued to show strong numbers in Redondo Beach CA with 88 home sales and a median home price of $785,000.  Housing inventory remained low and demand continued to be strong in Redondo.

City Homes
Sold
September
2014 Median
September
2013 Median
Year
over Year % Change
Carson 38 $363,000 $360,000 0.83%
El Segundo 9 $526,250 $730,000 -27.91%
Gardena 34 $365,000 $352,500 3.55%
Harbor City 13 $465,000 $375,000 24.00%
Hawthorne 35 $495,000 $473,500 4.54%
Hermosa Beach 17 $1,020,000 $1,032,500 -1.21%
Lawndale $400,000 $432,500 -7.51%
Lomita 8 $522,750 $430,000 21.57%
Long Beach 314 $420,000 $388,500 8.11%
Manhattan Beach 32 $1,950,000 $1,675,000 16.42%
Marina Del Rey 31 $797,000 $848,000 <-6.01%
Palos Verdes Estates 34 $1,575,000 $1,306,000 20.60%
Playa Del Rey 24 $534,050 $467,000 14.36%
Rancho Palos Verdes 51 $1,038,000 $1,053,000 -1.42%
Redondo Beach 88 $785,000 $750,000 4.67%
San Pedro 56 $448,250 $430,000 4.24%
Torrance 117 $530,000 $525,000 0.95%
Westchester 34 $869,000 $724,000 20.03%

July 2014 Median Home Prices for Redondo and the South Bay

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July 2014 saw some big numbers in terms of both number of homes sold as well as median prices.  Redondo Beach had 97 sold homes at a median price of just under $1,000,000 which is a pretty significant number for this coastal community.  Most other South Bay cities also saw some significant year over year increases in prices with the exceptions being Torrance, Marina Del Rey and Playa Del Rey.  To see the actual homes sales in each city visit our recent home sales price and information site.

City Homes Sold July 2014 Median July 2013 Median Year over Year % Change
Carson 48 $382,500 $350,000 9.29%
ElSegundo 15 $872,000 $797,000 9.41%
Gardena 50 $385,000 $332,500 15.79%
HarborCity 13 $480,000 $465,000 3.23%
Hawthorne 51 $505,000 $400,000 26.25%
Hermosa Beach 26 $1,230,000 $1,097,500 12.07%
Lawndale 8 $412,000 $331,250 24.38%
Lomita 13 $555,000 $452,000 22.79%
Long Beach 330 $400,000 $365,000 9.59%
Manhattan Beach 43 $1,795,000 $1,521,250 18.00%
Marina Del Rey 33 $757,500 $862,500 -12.17%
Palos Verdes Estates 51 $1,600,000 $1,291,000 23.93%
Playa Del Rey 23 $507,000 $512,000 -0.98%
RanchoPalos Verdes 54 $1,069,000 $1,100,000 -2.82%
Redondo Beach 97 $865,000 $758,000 14.12%
San Pedro 49 $440,000 $420,500 4.64%
Torrance 142 $540,000 $576,250 -6.29%
Westchester 48 $777,500 $715,000 8.74%

February 2014 Home Sales in Redondo Beach and the South Bay

By Keith Kyle

With inventory remaining low throughout most of the South Bay, the volume of sales continued to be lower than normal, but certainly not due to a lack of demand. Prices continued to rise with multiple offers on many appropriately priced homes and days on market remaining very low. Click on any city below to see the homes sales and prices for February 2014

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Redondo Beach Open Houses This Weekend

If you are looking to purchase a home in the South Bay and want to visit open houses in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, El Segundo and surrounding areas, you’ve come to the right place.  Our South Bay open house list has weekly schedules for all South public open houses. Take advantage of our HomeFinder and have new listings emailed to you daily. Open House schedule subject to change without any notice.

 

Beach Front Homes Opportunities on The Strand in Hermosa and Manhattan

The very epitome of luxury coastal living in Southern California is The Strand in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach.   These homes have seen values increase dramatically over the last 18 months with homes priced and selling for over $10,000,000 being fairly common.  With the number of homes on The Strand actually decreasing in the past 10 years with lots being combined and multi unit buildings being replaced with larger single family homes, the values look to continue to rise in the future.  Currently there are 5 beachfront homes for sale on The Strand with the homes at 1140 and 2216 The Strand for sale in Manhattan Beach, and 136, 3001 and 2666 The Strand in Hermosa Beach.

Current Beachfront Homes for Sale on The Strand

 

 

August Home Sales Show Big Numbers in the South Bay

The South Bay saw big numbers in August 2013 with impressive increases in both median home price and the number of sales in many of the local communities.   Hermosa Beach posted some of the most impressive numbers with 30 closed sales in this small beach community and a median home price of over $1.2M.    “This is a big number but it’s especially impressive as it’s a 40% increase over median home prices in Hermosa Beach in August of 2012” according to Hermosa Beach realtor Keith Kyle.  Other cities enjoyed significant gains as well. Click on any link below to view the homes sold and home sales prices for August.

Gardena
Hawthorne
Hermosa Beach
Hollyglen
Hollywood Riviera
Lawndale
Manhattan Beach
Palos Verdes Estates
Rancho Palos Verdes
North Redondo Beach
South Redondo Beach
San Pedro
Southwood, West & South Torrance

July 2013 Home Sales in The South Bay – By the Numbers

July was a record month in many South Bay cities as we saw a multi year high number of new listings, pending homes sales and closed home sales.  This may be the increase in home inventory that eventually balances the market as opposed to the drastic seller’s market at the moment. Keith Kyle realtor South Bay Brokers for sale sign

El Segundo  –                      Active Homes for Sale 18   –   Pending Home Sales 14   –   Closed home sales 16

Hermosa Beach   –             Active Homes for Sale 31    –   Pending Home Sales 25    –   Closed home sales 29

Manhattan Beach  –          Active Homes for Sale 68    –   Pending Home Sales 37    –   Closed home sales 45

Palos Verdes Estates  –     Active Homes for Sale 42    –   Pending Home Sales 18    –   Closed home sales 27

Rancho Palos Verdes  –    Active Homes for Sale 101   –   Pending Home Sales 56    –   Closed home sales 44

Redondo Beach  –             Active Homes for Sale 102   –   Pending Home Sales 104   –   Closed home sales 110

Torrance  –                         Active Homes for Sale 159   –   Pending Home Sales 129   –   Closed home sales 158