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  • DIY or PRO?DIY or Pro? Know What to Choose for Your Next Home Improvement Project
    DIY or Pro? Know What to Choose for Your Next Home Improvement Project     DIY projects can be a great way to save money. However, if you don’t possess adequate knowledge, skills, and experience for the DIY projects you undertake, it can end up costing you ample amounts of money and time. When it comes down to it, there are some projects that are perfect for DIYers and some that should be left to the pros. To help you prevent some costly mistakes, this article from Realtor Carol Gilles outlines a few projects in each of those […]
  • RB Performing Arts CenterMarket Update for Redondo Beach 90278 – September 2021
    Market Update for Redondo Beach 90278 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Redondo Beach Ca 90278.  How is the single family market selling since July 1, 2021? There have been 51 single family homes sold since July 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 12 days with average sales price of $1,423,848. There are 13 active listings with asking prices from $1,060,000 up to $3,259,000 with an average square foot of 2190 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in Redondo Beach, Ca 90278? Check […]
  • Rancho Palos VerdesMarket Update for Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 – September 2021
    Market Update for Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Rancho Palos Verdes 90275.  How is the single family market selling since July 1, 2021? There have been 125 single family homes sold since  July 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 19 days with average sales price of $2,043,286. There are 42 active listings with asking prices from $1,390,000 up to $6,290,000 with an average square foot of 3299 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in Rancho Palos Verdes […]
  • Market Stats SE TorranceMarket Update for Torrance 90501 – September 2021
    Market Update for Torrance 90501 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Torrance 90501.  How is the single family market selling since July 1, 2021? There have been 8 single family homes sold since July 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 18 days with an average sales price of $1,134,294.  This only includes the neighborhood of  SouthEast Torrance. There are 5 active listings with asking price of  $799,000 – $1,100,000 with a square foot of 1393 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. This only includes the […]
  • Market Stats Torrance 90503Market Update for Torrance Ca 90503 – August 2021
    Market Update for Torrance Ca 90503 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Torrance Ca 90503.  How are single family homes selling since June 1, 2021?  There have been 18 single family homes sold since June 1, 2021.  Average days on the market was 7 days with average sales price of $1,322,917. There are 3 active listings with asking prices from $1,099,000 up to $1,375,000 with an average square foot of  1465 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in Torrance Ca 90503? Check out the active […]
  • Market Stats for Redondo Beach 90277Market Stats for Redondo Beach 90277 – August 2021
    Market Update for Redondo Beach Ca 90277 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Redondo Beach Ca 90277.  The South Redondo housing market is HOT! There have been 25 single family homes sold since August 1. 2021. Average days on the market was 13 days with an average sales price of $1,884,111. There are 7 active listings with asking prices from $1,099,000 up to $4.150,000 with an average square foot of 3165 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below..  Are you searching for your next home in Redondo Beach, Ca 90277? Check out the active […]

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

“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

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

“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

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

“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

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

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

“Thank You!” -- Oct 2014

“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

“I highly recommend you as anyone’s partner in a home sale.” -- Oct 2014

1913-15 Arlington Ave“It definitely was a pleasure working with you on the property sale for 1913 &1915 Arlington Ave in Torrance, CA. Even though it was a family type property sale , and there were several avenues of business that we had to encounter, you always were totally professional . I cannot even express how much I appreciate your friendship and loyalty you have given me throughout this event. I highly recommend you as anyone’s partner in a home sale, regardless of the circumstances. I know you will be a great success in any sale endeavor. Also, so much thanks to The Real Estate Group in Torrance,CA., and Melinda Shih, for all their patience and hard work . You are with a top notch group! Good choice!”
Robert D. James

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

“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 for taking such good care of us, we couldn’t have done it without you!” -- Oct 2014

“In all our dealings with Realtors over the past ten years, we have never met anyone as helpful and energetic as you have been. Without hesitation, we would highly recommend your service to anyone who is looking for an experienced Realtor who cares about getting things done and doing them right! Thanks for taking such good care of us, we couldn’t have done it without you!
27 Offers + Sold for 50k OVER Full Price! Carol was our real estate agent when we bought our house in Gardena in 1992. She did such an outstanding job that we decided to use her again when put our house on the market in March, 2013. We showed the house for three days and had 46 showings and 27 offers. Thanks, Carol for all the hard work and another great job. I recommend Carol to anyone looking to buy or sell real estate.”
Gary & Judy Brooke

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  • Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a Home December 7, 2021
    Since the pandemic began, Americans have reevaluated the meaning of the word home. That’s led some renters to realize the many benefits of homeownership, including the feelings of security and stability and the financial benefits that come with rising home equity. At the same time, many current homeowners have decided their house no longer meets […]
  • Win When You Sell (And When You Move) December 6, 2021
    If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time than this winter. Selling this season means you can take advantage of today’s strong sellers’ market when you make a move. Win When You Sell Right now, conditions are very favorable for current homeowners looking for a change. […]
  • A Checklist for Selling Your House This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] December 3, 2021
    Some Highlights If you’re planning to sell your house this winter, you’ll want it to look its best inside and out. Take the time and focus on tasks that make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal. Let’s connect so you have an expert opinion on what to focus on, so […]
  • Tips for Single Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality December 2, 2021
    If you’re living on your own and looking to buy a home, know that you can make your dream a reality with thoughtful planning and the right team of experts. Research from Freddie Mac shows 28% of all households (36.1 million) are sole-person, and that number is growing. Over the past 40 years, the number […]
  • How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market December 1, 2021
    The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process. Chess requires you to plan and think about your strategy from the very beginning of the game. The homebuying process, like chess, requires strategy and planning. Here are a few things to keep in mind to […]
  • Home Is Where the Heart Is More than Ever This Year November 30, 2021
    There’s no denying the financial benefits of homeownership, but what’s often overlooked are the feelings of gratitude, security, pride, and comfort we get from owning a home. This year, those emotions are stronger than ever. We’ve lived through a time that has truly changed our needs and who we are, and as a result, homeownership […]