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Posted on 10/25/2020
Real Estate and the Estate Tax
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay If you anticipate that you will inherit an estate at some point or if you plan to leave your estate to an heir, it is important to plan for the potential tax implications of that transfer. The federal estate tax is one aspect to consider. Depending on the value of the estate,...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 906 9th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Incredible Manhattan Beach home with a wide open floor plan that is an amazing 5422 sq ft. Perched on a 50-foot-wide 7255 sq ft lot in the prestigious Hill Section. Recently renovated, 906 9th Street is a short walk to the sand and has spectacular city and mountain views. The elegant stone and custom wrought iron entrance leads to an open floor plan perfect for casual beach living and entertainment. The new gourmet kitchen includes a beautiful stone backsplash, over-sized Shaw farmhouse sink, Wolf Stove Top and Double Convection Ovens, Miele dishwasher, Subzero refrigerator, walk-in pantry, wine fridge, spacious center island and custom...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 552 E Carson Street #209, Carson, CA 90745
This condo is part of the Below Market Rate program through the City of Carson. This a Moderate Income Level product. There are income restrictions on these homes and will have a deed restriction placed on them specifying that these homes remain Below Market Rate homes for forty-five years from the start of the year built. For example (Max Income Allowed): 1-Person Household $61,400; 2-Person $70,150; 3-Person $78,950. This three-bedroom two-bathroom condominium, boasts designer selected finishes and oversized windows. This open floor plan includes designer selected finishes, quartz kitchen countertops, luxury vinyl planks, spacious walk-in...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 5125 Zakon Road, Torrance, CA 90505
This single story beach cottage exudes meticulous care throughout it's open floor plan. Located in the highly desirable community of Seaside 90505 and just a block away from the "Christmas Lights" Area. The Pacific Ocean and spectacular shopping just minutes away. Wide quiet street with well kept surrounding homes. This property is well manicured throughout. Perfect for your first time buyer or for the aging couple that has future plans to downsize to a one level home in a great neighborhood. Two spacious driveways that includes RV parking. Front uncovered concrete patio to enjoy those summer nights with the fresh ocean breeze. Solid surface...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Top Benefits of Living on a Corner Lot
Photo by Kaboompics.com via Pexels Since they see a lot more traffic than their inset counterparts, homes on the corner lot receive a lot of flak. As a result of these rumors, homebuyers might feel their hopes fall as they encounter the otherwise perfect house situated on these open properties. Much to their relief, however, many find that...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
Video Tour - 1009 10th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
This stunning, impeccably elegant, coastal plantation masterpiece is as alluring as the location. In a break away from ordinary, this home exemplifies the finest blend of amenities for beach life connoisseurs. A spacious, memorable floor plan laden with precision craftmanship and tasteful design elements pays full attention to the details. The interplay of natural light flowing through full height windows, soaring ceilings, crisp architectural details and rich French Oak floors set the tone of luxury. Deluxe performance Thermador appliances, stunning porcelain counter tops, a butler’s pantry, and an abundance of custom cabinetry (both...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
1009 10th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 is now new to the market!
This stunning, impeccably elegant, coastal plantation masterpiece is as alluring as the location. In a break away from ordinary, this home exemplifies the finest blend of amenities for beach life connoisseurs. A spacious, memorable floor plan laden with precision craftmanship and tasteful design elements pays full attention to the details. The interplay of natural light flowing through full height windows, soaring ceilings, crisp architectural details and rich French Oak floors set the tone of luxury. Deluxe performance Thermador appliances, stunning porcelain counter tops, a butler’s pantry, and an abundance of custom cabinetry (both...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
5 Ways to Display Your Collectibles
Photo by H Wong on Unsplash Your collectibles are important to you, but all too often they tend to be tucked away in a closet attic, or the basement. Why hide all of the things that you spent so much time and care collecting? Instead, find ways to incorporate them into your existing decor so that your house...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Why You Need to List Your California Luxury House Today
The California luxury housing market is bustling, and as such, now may be a great time to list your residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons to sell a luxury home in Los Angeles, San Francisco or any other California city or town, and these reasons include: 1. You can find a new home that matches your lifestyle. If you...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 3441 Cricklewood Street, Torrance, CA 90505
Don't miss a great opportunity to become a homeowner in the beautiful Walteria neighborhood. Needs some TLC but has Lots of Potential. This three bedroom, one and a quarter bathroom home is in its original condition. Built in 1951. The pipes were replaced to copper piping a few years back and added a tankless water heater. Property to be Sold in "As-Is" Condition. Seller will not do any repairs or...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Video Tour - 2960 Via Alvarado, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Welcome to the soulful tranquility of this hilltop haven nestled in Luanda Bay amid the coveted picturesque cliffs & beaches of Palos Verdes. This Monterey styled home is infused with Bori hardwood floors, soaring, beamed ceilings, fine architectural details & a soothing seaside color palette. The expansive main floor announces a masterful living space with gorgeous windows that frame exquisite panoramic ocean views. There is also a spacious home office/bedroom, entertaining family room, built-in bar/wine storage, and a formal dining room that flows into the secluded backyard oasis. The tasteful kitchen with it’s comforting...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
How Does Selling Through an Agent Compare with FSBO?
Photo by Paul Velgos via Shutterstock If you’ve never sold a home, you might not understand the complexities of what your agent provides for you. You could be tempted to sell your home on your own. After all, with the availability of the Internet, how hard could it be? According to most research, FSBO (For Sale by Owner)...
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