Old Torrance Real Estate Blog

August 2019 Old Torrance Home Sales and Prices

August was yet another solid month for home sales in the neibhborhood of Old Torrance.   9 homes sold during the month with the lowest price of the month being a 1 bedroom condo selling at $339,000 and the highest of the month was a duplex on El Prado selling at $1,060,000.  See also the current […]

Getting Your Torrance Home Ready for an Open House

Open houses are a great opportunity for home sellers to showcase their home.  It allows you to get as many potential buyers in as possible and most will be comparing the home to others on the market.  Getting your home in it’s best showing shape is very important.  Here are just a few tips to […]

What’s Nearby? The Gated Communities of Plaza Del Amo

Welcome to the gated communities and complexes of Plaza Del Amo. Conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Torrance CA. These wonderful communities offer an ideal housing solution for many home buyers. Plaza Del Amo is a street (actually two distinct streets) that range from Madrona to Crenshaw and then pick up a few blocks […]

Future Proofing Your Kitchen

As kitchen remodels are generally the most expensive project they can have tremendous impact on future value….but not always for the positive.  When kitchens become too custom and it’s suited to very specific tastes, it can sometimes make for a challenge when it comes to selling.  Here are some ideals to future proof your kitchen […]

Top Producing Realtors Announced

Vista Sotheby’s recently announced their top 25 agents for 2018 and Torrance real estate specialist Keith Kyle was named as one of the highest producing realtors for the year.  We are proud to, once again, be named to the list of top producing agents at Vista Sotheby’s International Realty.   We wanted to thank all of our friends […]

The Homeownership Dream is Alive and Well

Despite the high cost of housing in California, the South Bay and Old Towne Torrance, there is no shortage of those wanting to be homeowners.  Of the current renters some of the advantages they thought owning would provide: Provides a great long term investment Givest them the abiltiy to work on the home and do […]

Old Torrance Real Estate – The Year in Review

By Keith Kyle As we wind down 2018 it’s time to take a look back at the year in real estate here in Old Torrance.  2018 was another banner year with no end currently in site for the continued increase in prices and demand.  2018 saw 88 on market sales (list does not include income/multi […]

Market Update for Old Torrance

The number of listings is up and sales are down. Is this the normal December slowdown or is the market shifting?  We’ve now seen three straight months of the number of active listings on the rise and the number of sales on the decline.

Spruce Up Your Landscaping to Attract Home Buyers

4 Landscaping techniques to impress home buyers and make your home stand out.            Add Some Color Plants and flowers can give your homes a more welcoming appeal.   Don’t forget that the curb appeal is the first thing buyers see when they arrive and the last thing they see when the […]

Video Tour of Our Latest Redondo Beach Listing

If Old Torrance isn’t right for you and you need beach breezes and sand between your toes…..610 The Village might just be the ideal fit. Located in The Village Redondo Beach, this fantastic studio condo enjoys a multitude of upgrades, a wonderful ocean view, and community ammenties to enjoy the vacation lifestyle.  Enjoy the best […]

Is Old Torrance the Right Neighborhood For You?

Just as every community is different…..every home buyer is different as well.  A recent survey provided some insight into California home buyers. Find out if Old Torrance is the right neighborhood for you to purchase your home. Here’s some of what home buyers look for when choosing a neighborhood. 25% wanted a home close to […]

Think You Can’t Downsize Because Your Property Taxes Would Go Up?

If you think you can’t sell your Old Torrance home and buy something elsewhere due to your property taxes going up, we have information that might really help. California Propositions 60 and 90 PROPOSITIONS 60 and 90 are Constitutional initiatives passed by California voters. They provide property tax relief by preventing reassessment when a senior citizen […]

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