Author: cgilles

The Making of the Torrance Rose Float for 2016 The bus ride – photo by c.gilles On Monday, December 28, I had the opportunity to lead a group of City of Torrance employees and officials to The Making of the Torrance Rose Float for 2016 in Irwindale, Ca… Read More

Let’s Get Organized! So, you are getting ready to put your home on the market and your Realtor suggests that you DE-CLUTTER.  Or you have been frustrated with the excess clutter around your house?  Are there piles stacked up but not sure where to put them? Or maybe just too much… Read More

Your September Home Checklist What a great article with tips for simple decorating ideas for the fall.  Thanks to Houzz and Laura Gaskill.   To-Dos: Your September Home Checklist… Read More

MAJOR changes to FHA Loan Guidelines Another change in the lending industry.  How will this affect you? If you or a family member are in the process of trying to buy a home, then you should know that new changes to FHA Loan Guidelines may drastically affect the ability of new home… Read More

Lawndale, Ca – Heart of the South Bay – Market Value July 2015 Map of Lawndale by Google   Lawndale, Ca is located in the Center aka “Heart” of the South Bay.  The city is made up of multi-family dwellings, single family homes, condos and… Read More

Lomita, Ca Home Sales for July 2015 Map of Lomita by Google   The Lomita real estate market (Zip 90717) had 12 homes sold at an average price of $568,283 in the month of July 2015. This is up 2.9% from last year’s average Lomita home prices. There were 5 Condos… Read More

School’s Out!  Summer is Here!  What to do to keep your children entertained? The City of Torrance offers several events so your children can have FUN in the Sun this summer! * The City of Torrance offers Summer Camp from June 22 – August 23 The Recreation Services Division offers camps… Read More