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  • Homestead ExemptionWhat is a California Homestead Exemption?
    What is a California Homestead Exemption? I have had clients ask – “Should I apply for a Homestead Exemption?  What will it do for me?” Well, there is lots of talk about it since Gov Newsome signed into law Assembly Bill 1885 which became effective on January 1, 2021. Ok…but what is it? By definition:  “A homestead exemption is a regulation that shields a homeowner’s principal residence from creditors in the case of bankruptcy, judgment creditor, or death of a spouse. The California Constitution provides that […]
  • RB Performing Arts CenterMarket Update for Redondo Beach 90278 – March 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 February 1, 2021? There have been 31 single family homes sold since February 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 28 days with average sales price of $1,268,653. There are 14 active listings with asking prices from $925,000 up to $2,375,500 with an average square foot of 1836 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below..     Are you searching for your next home in Redondo […]
  • Rancho Palos VerdesMarket Update for Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 – March 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 February 1, 2021? There have been 48 single family homes sold since February 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 24 days with average sales price of $1,586,141. There are 34 active listings with asking prices from $760,000 up to $8,688,000 with an average square foot of 4124 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in Rancho Palos […]
  • Market Stats SE TorranceMarket Update for Torrance 90501 – March 2021
    Market Update for Torrance 90501 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Torrance 90501.  How is the single family market selling since  February 1, 2021? There have been 4 single family homes sold since February 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 25 days with average sales price of $1,106,250. There are 5 active listings with an average asking price of  $1,146,400 with an average square foot of 2154 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in South East Torrance, Ca 90501? Check out the […]
  • Vacation RentalsQuick Tips for Finding and Buying the Ultimate Vacation Rental
    Quick Tips for Finding and Buying the Ultimate Vacation Rental There are so many advantages to buying a vacation rental — from the extra income you’ll bring in from each guest to having your very own property to jet off to whenever you’re in need of some rest and relaxation. But in addition to these perks, there are some disadvantages you’ll need to consider before taking the plunge into vacation rental investment. Rental properties require year-round management, and unless you hire a property manager to handle these tasks for you, you’ll need […]
  • Market Stats SE TorranceMarket Update for Torrance 90501 – February 2021
    Market Update for Torrance 90501 Let’s talk about the Market Update for Torrance 90501.  How is the single family market selling since January 1, 2021? There have been 7 single family homes sold since January 1, 2021 until now.  Average days on the market was 30 days with average sales price of $988,429. There is 1 active listing with asking price of  $1,299,000 with a square foot of 2995 sf.  Check out the stats for this week below. Are you searching for your next home in South East Torrance, Ca 90501? Check out the active listings below and […]

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“You are a tireless worker!” -- Oct 2014

We have dubbed you Queen of Follow-up! Thanks for sticking with us through all the high, low and just-plain-weird times. We really appreciate the way you cheerfully showed us house after house after house? We have dubbed you Queen of Follow-up. You are a tireless worker!
~ Alan, Laura & Kayla Braun

Carol knows her business! -- Jan 2021

It was an absolute delight working with Carol in selling our home! She was always available for us and patient in answering all our questions. When our house was  2412 W 239th St, Torrancefinally sold, Carol presenting us with a memory photo album with all the pictures of our house as a gift. What a thoughtful, kind and excellent idea! All realtors should take note of this and learn from Carol! Now we can always look back at the fond memories of our first house that we bought together! Thank you Carol!

Phil & Beth Villa

“We could not have bought this place without your efforts!” -- Oct 2014

We Are Lucky We Chose You As Our Agent! Thank you soooo much for your help. Scott and I enjoyed this first time home buying experience with you as well. Thanks to your knowledge, advices, and quick responses. We could not have bought this place without your efforts! You are very reliable and responsible. We are lucky we chose you as our agent. I will definitely recommend you to all of my relative and friends if they selling or purchasing properties. Stop by anytime at our new place.
Miki Ikesue & Scott Alexander

“We felt that you were truly representing us.” -- Oct 2014

“Settling Mom’s Estate – PAINLESS! Words cannot express how we appreciate all the time and effort you have put in to sell our mother’s rental property. You made the painful process of handling our mother’s estate so much easier. We felt that you were truly representing us and your knowledge, efficiency and speed with the sales process was greatly appreciated. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family.”
~ Miyagawa Family

“We liked that you kept us informed on a weekly basis at minimum.” -- Oct 2014

You Were A Godsend! The sale process with you as our agent was truly an easy experience. We liked that you kept us informed on a weekly basis at minimum, we liked that you always returned our phone calls promptly and your were always happy to answer even the silliest of our questions? You were a Godsend and we were glad we had your knowledge and expertise.
Lorie & John Guba

“Carol is very professional and was attentive to our desires for the perfect home.” -- Oct 2014

2418 w Lincoln StFirst – time Buyers … we are Grateful! My husband and I were first time home buyers. Carol helped us understand the intricate process of purchasing a new home. She was always available to answer questions or alleviate any concerns we might have. Carol is very professional and was attentive to our desires for the perfect home. We are grateful for the hard work Carol put in to get us into our new home. Thanks again Carol. You are the best!
Trudy & Roger Anderson

Great second time experience with Carol -- Jul 2020

667 Huron PlCarol has been a fabulous agent both during a prior sale and for a recent buy. She is very detail oriented and highly knowledgeable and will 667 Huron Plgive you honest and sound guidance during the buy/sell process. Like many people who excel in their chosen fields, Carol truly enjoys what she does. Additionally, it can be difficult to find a representative that sincerely puts your interests above all else — I can attest that Carol is one of those agents.

The Kim Family

“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

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  • Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC] April 9, 2021
    Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiving duties, an increasing number of households are […]
  • Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits April 8, 2021
    A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment plan […]
  • Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market? April 7, 2021
    Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6%. What does this mean for you? Our lives are deeply impacted by our nation’s economy. The […]
  • Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market April 6, 2021
    In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up […]
  • Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year April 5, 2021
    If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the help of your tax refund. Using data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it’s estimated that Americans […]
  • Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC] April 2, 2021
    Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), on average, houses are receiving over four offers from buyers and […]