June 2017 Home Sales and Home Prices for Redondo Beach

By Keith Kyle

June 2017 was a big month for home sales in Redondo Beach CA with a fairly huge number of homes selling.  The summer months are always an active market and this year was no different with 117 homes closing escrow.  Thats well above the normal number of Redondo homes selling in a month.  Median home prices were up just a bit over June of the previous year with the median home in Redondo Beach selling at just under $970,000 which was a 2.5% increase from June of the prior year.  Click here to track all of the important real estate trends for Redondo Beach CA.

City Homes Sold June 2017 Median June 2016 Median Year over Year % Change%
Carson 61 $445,000 $450,000 -1.1%
El Segundo 15 $800,000 $1,135,000 -29%
Gardena 70 $461,000 $430,000 7.2%
Harbor City 19 $465,000 $547,000 -15%
Hawthorne 45 $592,000 $624,000 -5.1%
Hermosa Beach 26 $1,718,000 $1,274,500 34.8
Lawndale 12 $535,000 $519,000 3.1%
Lomita 18 $565,000 $555,000 1.8%
Long Beach 419 $523,000 $470,000 11.2%
Manhattan Beach 57 $2,467,000 $1,924,000 28.2%
Marina Del Rey 34 $968,000 $900,000 7.6%
Palos Verdes Estates 46 $1,679,000 $1,533,000 9.5%
Playa Del Rey 34 $683,000 $603,000 13.3%
Rancho Palos Verdes 75 $1,240,000 $1,200,000 3.3%
Redondo Beach 117 $969,000 $945,000 2.5%
San Pedro 82 $510,000 $500,000 1.9%
Torrance 184 $673,000 $635,000 5.9%
Westchester 42 $1,090,000 $1,050,000 3.8%

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Redondo Beach CA Home Sales and Prices for December 2016

By Keith Kyle

December was a pretty typical month in Redondo Beach real estate with 75 home sales at a median price of $900,000.  December traditionally is a much slower month but with the continued demand for Redondo Beach homes, there doesn’t seem to be such a thing as a slow month.  Click here to see the sold homes in Redondo Beach for December.  For the current homes for sale visit our active listings page.

City Homes
Sold
December
2016 Median
December
2015 Median
Year
over Year % Change%
Carson 54 $450,000 $420,000 7%
El Segundo 14 $816,000 $1,171,000 -30.3%
Gardena 44 $504,000 $413,000 22.1%
Harbor City 9 $523,000 $404,000 29.5%
Hawthorne 37 $575,000 $520,000 10.6%
Hermosa Beach 17 $1,380,000 $1,625,000 -15.1%
Lawndale 8 $393,000 $521,000 -24.6%
Lomita 6 $473,000 $535,000 -11.6%
Long Beach 298 $490,000 $435,000 12.6%
Manhattan Beach 38 $1,863,000 $1,831,000 1.7%
Marina Del Rey 21 $955,000 $945,000 1.1%
Palos Verdes Estates 25 $1,550,000 $1,675,000 -7.5%
Playa Del Rey 20 $658,000 $612,000 7.5%
Rancho Palos Verdes 47 $1,088,000 $945,000 15.1%
Redondo Beach 75 $900,000 $855,000 5.3%
San Pedro 58 $515,000 $485,000 6.3%
Torrance 112 $656,000 $585,000 12.1%
Westchester 32 $943,000 $892,000 5.7%

Goodbye 2016…Hello 2017 – What 2017 Holds in Store for Redondo Beach Real Estate

By Keith Kyle

2016 was a very strong year for real estate in Redondo Beach and the South Bay.  Foreclosures and short sales slowed to a trickle, home prices rose throughout the year, demand continued to rise and Redondo Beach continued to be a highly sought after community.  Redondo Beach saw over 985 homes selling with an average price of over $1,000,000.

So what’s in store for the Redondo Beach real estate market in 2017?  With interest rates still low and pent up demand still outweiging the current inventory, it looks to be more of the same.  Prices are at peak levels and interest rates have risen slightly which may cool things off just a bit but the demand is strong for homes in this coastal community.  Visit the Redondo Beach real estate market statistics to keep up with the latest trends.

Redondo Beach CA Home Sales and Home Prices for November

By Keith Kyle

Redondo Beach posted some solid home sales numbers in November 2015 with 75 homes selling at a median price of $900,000 which was up slightly over November of the previous year.  To see the November home sales in Redondo Beach click here.  To see the current homes for sale in Redondo Beach visit our MLS access page and home search.

City Homes
Sold
November
2016 Median
November
2015 Median
Year
over Year % Change%
Carson 54 $450,000 $420,000 7%
El Segundo 14 $816,000 $1,171,000 -30.3%
Gardena 44 $504,000 $413,000 22%
Harbor City 9 $523,000 $404,000 29.5%
Hawthorne 37 $575,000 $520,000 10.6%
Hermosa Beach 17 $1,380,000 $1,625,000 -15%
Lawndale 8 $393,000 $521,000 -24.6%
Lomita 6 $473,000 $535,000 -11.6%
Long Beach 298 $490,000 $435,000 12.6%
Manhattan Beach 38 $1,863,000 $1,831,000 1.7%
Marina Del Rey 21 $955,000 $945,000 1.1%
Palos Verdes Estates 25 $1,550,000 $1,675,000 -7.5%
Playa Del Rey 20 $658,000 $612,000 7.5%
Rancho Palos Verdes 47 $1,088,000 $945,000 15.1%
Redondo Beach 75 $900,000 $855,000 5.3%
San Pedro 58 $515,000 $485,000 6.3%
Torrance 112 $656,000 $585,000 12.1%
Westchester 32 $943,000 $892,000 5.7%

See the Redondo Beach Sold Homes for September 2016

September was a strong month for home sales in Redondo Beach and the South Bay.  Click any link below to see a Paseo De La Playa Hollywood Riveralist of the homes that sold that month or visit our recent South Bay home sales page to see any month and any city in the area.  We hope that the information is helpful and please do not hesitate to contact us for any of your real estate needs.

 September 2016 Home Sales

El Segundo
Gardena
Hawthorne
Hermosa Beach
Hollyglen
Hollywood Riviera
Lawndale
Manhattan Beach
Palos Verdes Estates
Rancho Palos Verdes
Redondo Beach
Rolling Hills Estates
San Pedro
Torrance

First Time Home Buyer Information

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Information for First Time home buyers.

  1. Find a real estate professional who is the right fit for you.
    Home buying is not only a big financial commitment, but also an emotional one. It’s critical that the Realtor® you choose is both skilled and a good fit with your personality.
  2. Timing the market.
    There is no “right” time to buy anymore than there is a right time to sell. If you find a home now, don’t try to second-guess the interest rates or the housing market by waiting. Changes don’t usually occur fast enough to make that much difference in price and a good home won’t stay on the market long. See article on trying to time the real estate market.
  3. The most important opinion is your own.
    It’s natural to want reassurance for such a big decision, but too many ideas will make it much harder to make a decision. Don’t ask for too many opinions and trust your own instincts.
  4. The Big Picture.
    Accept that no house is ever going to be perfect. Pay attention to the things that are most important to you and let the minor things go. Make the decision based on whether you would be happy in the home.
  5. Keep negotiations realistic.
    Negotiation is definitely a part of the real estate process, but trying to “win” by getting an extra-low price may lose you the home you love and although the difference may sound like a lot, it may be an insignificant difference over the life of a 30 year mortgage.
  6. Remember your home doesn’t exist in a vacuum.
    Don’t get so caught up in the physical aspects of the house: room size, kitchen, floors, etc. that you forget such issues as amenities, noise level, neighborhood, etc. that have a big impact on what it’s like to live in your new home.
  7. Get pre-qualified or pre-approved.
    Don’t wait until you’ve found a home and made an offer to get approved for a mortgage. Not only is getting pre-qualified quick and easy, but there is no obligation. Finding out how much you can afford, whether your credit could use some repairing, and what your monthly payments might be, is a significant step toward buying a house and making the process less stressful.
  8. Factor in maintenance and repair costs in your post home-buying budget. Even if you buy a new home, there will be some costs. Don’t leave yourself short and let your home deteriorate.
  9. Accept that a little buyer’s remorse is inevitable and will probably pass.
    Buying a home, especially for the first time, is a big commitment, but it also yields big benefits. It is common
    to question your decision but in the long run, home ownership is usually a fantastic opportunity.
  10. Choose a home first because you love it; then think about appreciation.
    A home’s most important role is as a comfortable, safe place to live. With the increases in value in the
    early 2000’s, people have begun to think of their home strictly as a way to make money. Make sure your home is something that you’ll enjoy living in for a long time.

See our other articles for first time homebuyers:

 

Buying-A-Home.com – Home Buyer Guide Information about common buyer problems every first time home buyer needs to know!

Can the real estate market in the Golden Hills Support this price?

By Keith Kyle1637 Armour Lane

**Update** The home was recently reduced from $1,050,000 to $999,000 but is still active and for sale.

We recently sold the home at 1637 Armour in the Golden Hills of Redondo Beach for what, at the time, was a very big number of $885,000.  We had 9 offers and the demand was pretty unbelievable.  It was a fairly rare situation in the Golden Hills as it was a smaller house at 1048 sq feet but it was all a single level and had a 4,100 foot lot.  The typical lot in the Golden Hills is 2500 so this is a unique piece of property.  The home sold in May of 2016 and is now back on the market for an unheard of $1,050,000 just months later.  To our knowledge there were no upgrades done since they purchased.

Will the market possibly bear this price?

Only time will tell.

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Big Numbers in Redondo Beach Home Sales for June 2016

By Keith Kyle750 30th

The numbers are in and June 2016 was a big month in terms of both the number of homes sold and the prices.  Home prices were up year over year in every South Bay city other than Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach posted some very big numbers.  99 homes sold in June at a stunning $950,000 which is way higher than normal.  It’s rare to see median prices near the million dollar price range in this small coastal community.  To see the homes sold in Redondo Beach for June 2016 view our recent sales information.

City Homes
Sold
June
2016 Median
June
2015 Median
Year
over Year % Change%
Carson 63 $450,000 $425,000 5.8%
El Segundo 17 $1,121,000 $888,000 26.2%
Gardena 47 $430,000 $399,000 7.8%
Harbor City 18 $547,000 $360,000 51.9%
Hawthorne 37 $624,000 $539,000 15.7%
Hermosa Beach 24 $1,248,000 $1,230,000 3.6%
Lawndale 13 $519,000 $450,000 15.2%
Lomita 16 $555,000 $530,000 4.7%
Long Beach 408 $470,000 $450,000 4.4%
Manhattan Beach 40 $1,962,000 $2,400,000 -18.25%
Marina Del Rey 32 $900,000 $810,000 11.1%
Palos Verdes Estates 39 $1,533,000 $1,500,000 2.2%
Playa Del Rey 22 $603,000 $610,000 -1.2%
Rancho Palos Verdes 75 $1,200,000 $1,110,000 8.2%
Redondo Beach 99 $950,000 $870,000 9.2%
San Pedro 79 $500,000 $472,000 6%
Torrance 163 $635,000 $597,000 6.3%
Westchester 44 $1,050,000 $923,000 13.8%

Redondo Beach Sees Year Over Year Home Price Increase for May of 2016

Redondo Beach, CA saw a year over year price increase in May with 96 homes sold this month at a median price of around $950,000 which was considerably up from $845,000 the prior May.  Redondo Beach was the only one of the Beach Cities (Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach) to see gains over the prior year.  The 96 home sales is a big number for Redondo and is a good indication that the market activity has picked up with more homes coming on the market.  Click here to see the homes sold in Redondo Beach for May of 2016.

City Homes
Sold
May
2016 Median
May
2015 Median
Year
over Year % Change%
Carson 57 $453,000 $410,000 10.4%
El Segundo 12 $802,500 $803,500 -.1%
Gardena 47 $425,000 $405,000 4.9%
Harbor City 26 $439,000 $415,000 5.8%
Hawthorne 39 $485,000 $525,000 -7.7%
Hermosa Beach 21 $1,285,000 $1,450,000 -11.4%
Lawndale 14 $455,000 $431,000 5.6%
Lomita 15 $488,000 $509,000 -4.1%
Long Beach 349 $485,000 $433,000 11.9%
Manhattan Beach 48 $1,875,000 $2,239,000 -16.2%
Marina Del Rey 31 $925,000 $918,000 .8%
Palos Verdes Estates 55 $1,499,000 $1,515,000 -1.1%
Playa Del Rey 24 $560,000 $615,000 -8.9%
Rancho Palos Verdes 58 $1,060,000 $1,100,000 -3.6%
Redondo Beach 96 $950,000 $845,000 12.5%
San Pedro 66 $489,000 $449,000 8.8%
Torrance 138 $593,000 $579,000 2.4%
Westchester 30 $1,130,000 $900,000 25.6%