Old Torrance Real Estate Blog

Why Buy A Home In Old Torrance Instead of Rent?

One of the many questions potential buyers ask is why they should buy when generally renting is less expensive.  There are a number of reasons although it still may not be the best fit for you.  Everyone is different but in terms of long term planning it’s almost always better to own than rent. Here […]

Current Homes for Sale in West Torrance – Neighborhood Spotlight

While Old Torrance is a great place to call home, it’s far from the only wonderful neighborhood in Torrance. Here’s what Torrance real estate specialist Keith Kyle with Vista Sothby’s International has to say. West Torrance is the neighborhood that sits just east of Redondo Beach and has a similar “beach close” feel.  It enjoys […]

Homes Around Torrance – Hollywood Riviera Real Estate

One of Torrance’s great neighborhoods is the Hollywood Riviera along the coast as you head up onto the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  There are countless reasones this is such a spectacular place to call home but here are just a few:  proximity to the beach, hilly topography meaning many of the homes have incredible views, hillside […]

Market Update – Torrance Home Sales and Prices for November

Take a look at all of the homes sold throughout Torrance in November 2019.  There were 90 on market home sales with an average days on market of 47 and a median days on market of only 14.   The median “list” price was $799,900 with the median sold price at $802,000 indicating a very strong […]

Neighborhood Spotlight – Old Torrance

Homes for Sale in the Old Torrance Neighborhood of Torrance CA Why Do People Live here? Old Torrance has a look and feel unlike anything else in the South Bay.  It’s like stepping back in time with wide tree lined streets and an abundance of historic craftsman homes.  The area has a real community feel […]

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 […]

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