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  • All the DaysTorrance Theatre Company Presents
    Torrance Theatre Company Presents The last in our PLAY-AT-HOME Series  on Sunday, July 26 at 6pm, the TORRANCE THEATRE COMPANY presents “ALL THE DAYS”.  It’s a  LIVE Staged Reading that you can enjoy from your couch!  So grab dinner & your family around your computer to enjoy our show! ALL THE DAYS is written by Shayrn Rothstein and directed by our talented Rachel Baumsten.  It’s a story of one young man’s bar mitzvah and all of the family & friends past & present relationships.  It’s a warm, […]
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    It’s Moving Day! From Selling to Buying What does it take to go from Selling to Buying?  Well sometimes it may take a few years with a few detours.  Vanessa Kim owned a town home in Torrance, When her husband, Jerry, was accepted to a specialized medicine program in Houston,  off they went. Time for Dr Kim to go back to school. So Vanessa called Carol to sell her Torrance town home.  That was in 2017.   The family of 4 moved to Houston and returned to Southern California in 2019, now a family of 5!  They moved to Orange County to be […]
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    Outside Dining – Downtown Torrance Torrance now has Outside Dining in Downtown Torrance.  From July 10 – July 12, you can dine “under the stars”.  Is your favorite restaurant on this list? Friday, July 10, 4 – 10 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Street closure will be in effect Friday, July 10,  2 p.m. – Monday, July 12, 7 a.m. Participating Restaurants Local Kitchen Chado Tea Room Madre! Kappo Irifune La Capilla Tortilla Cantina Red Car Brewery The Depot […]

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“I will be forever grateful.” -- Oct 2014

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“I Will Be Forever Grateful! I want to take a few minutes to ‘thank you’ so much for being so professional and efficient in walking me through the “selling” ordeal. I don’t think I would have survived such a strenuous situation. I will be forever grateful.”
~ Lilia Wong

“No One Could Have Done It Better!” -- Oct 2014

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“No One Could Have Done It Better! Your whole approach to marketing our home was obviously the right one. No one could have done it better. We knew from the beginning that we had selected the perfect agent.”
~ Ed & Camille Becker

“If we ever outgrow this home, we’ll definitely be calling you!” -- Oct 2014

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“Thank you so much for taking the extra effort to make our first home purchase successful. You were there guiding us through all the crucial and important steps! You really listened to what we wanted in our home and you found exactly what we were looking for – at an amazing price! If we ever outgrow this home, we’ll definitely be calling you!
Carol, thanks for everything. You are great! Everything is finally moved in. I am really enjoying my new home. It is a wonderful feeling to come home to “MY” place. I’ve already got a few little projects for the place and am really looking forward to getting them done through the year. I have no qualms at all referring you to any of my friends and family who may begin looking for their new property. I’ve got your number engraved in my memory, so you’ll not have to worry about that.”
~ Homer Gentry

“Thanks so much for your help in the sale of our home in Torrance.” -- Oct 2014

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“Thanks so much! Thanks so much for your help in the sale of our home in Torrance. It went so fast it made our heads spin.”
Bob & Juanita Roberts

“Thank you for assisting us in selling our property.” -- Oct 2014

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“Thank you for assisting us in selling our property. Since this was our first experience in selling real estate, my husband and I appreciated your friendly advice and step-by-step helpfulness so we could move on.”
~ Rita Houlihan

“You were ALWAYS there to answer questions.” -- Oct 2014

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You stuck with US for as LONG as it took ….. We just wanted to send you a quick note to say THANK YOU. We really can’t thank you enough. You stuck with us for as long as it took, (and it took a while for us to get our stuff together). You were ALWAYS there to answer questions, even when you were on vacation. You were totally honest, helpful and just made our home buying experience wonderful. We will highly recommend you to anyone needing a Realtor. You went over and beyond to help us out and we appreciate it more than we can express. THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Hannah and Chris Froeschle

“You proved to be a tireless and determined guide!” -- Oct 2014

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“You proved to be a tireless and determined guide! We depended completely on your knowledge and expertise to guide us through the jungle of paperwork and swamplands of legalese and bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo. You proved to be a tireless and determined guide, putting in long hours and going beyond the call of duty.”
Gary & Judy Brooke

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“Thank You! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your diligent efforts in selling my property. I realize everything takes time and patience.”
Esther Kim

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  • Two Important Impacts of Home Equity October 26, 2020
    Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating. Black Knight […]
  • Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC] October 23, 2020
    Some Highlights Demand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal moment in time to sell your house won’t last forever, though. With more sellers coming to the market in the spring, waiting until next year means buyers will have more choices, so your home may […]
  • Home Values Projected to Keep Rising October 22, 2020
    As we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic uncertainty could have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, the rules of supply and demand will give us the clearest idea of what is to come. […]
  • Why Today’s Options Will Save Homeowners from Foreclosure October 21, 2020
    Many housing experts originally voiced concern that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families impacted financially by COVID to delay mortgage payments to a later date) could lead to an increase in foreclosures when forbearances end. Some originally forecasted that up to 30% of homeowners would choose to enter forbearance. Less than 10% actually did, […]
  • Americans Are Gaining Confidence in the Economy October 20, 2020
    The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous impact this pandemic-induced recession continues to have on […]
  • Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year October 19, 2020
    The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say. […]