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    Haynes South Bay Home Experts

    Guiding you through the evolving South Bay real estate market.
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    A leader in South Bay real estate for the better part of a decade, Richard thrives as an advisor to his clients with over $215 million in sales as a broker or investment principal at his boutique agency, Haynes. Richard is known for his keen local market insights which have been featured in the L.A. Times, The Street, and Forbes, along with his weekly South Bay real estate blog.

    Specializing in residential homes from Palos Verdes to Manhattan Beach, Richard was a top producing agent in 2022 landing in the top 350 agents in California out of over 212,00 licensed Realtors.

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    South Bay Home Listings See Big Price Swings

    Before next week’s blog where I will post the latest Q3 South Bay home numbers, I am going to highlight rather large price swings in the local marketplace. I’ll share three examples throughout the South Bay that are actively listed right now. Many times, large price swings...

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    New Listings Ask Record Prices in Palos Verdes & Manhattan Beach

    Each week, I normally like to write about cold hard numbers or analyze recent comparable sales. Numbers do not lie and comps formulate home values. Plain and simple. That said, for this post, I am going to highlight a few brand new listings. I normally stay away from new li...

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    South Bay Homes For Sale: August 2023 Inventory Check-in

    The number of homes for sale (or “inventory”) as real estate professionals call it, has been the topic du jour over the past few months. Thanks to golden handcuffs of low interest rates held by current property owners, too few housing units being added in southern Californ...

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    Record Manhattan Beach Home Sells for $12.8 Million Off-Market

    Some argue that the most prestigious Manhattan Beach addresses outside of The Strand are the coveted walkstreet locations west of Highland surrounding the pier. Others counter that notion with a Hill Section address as more prestigious. I say, Potato, puh-ta-toh. They are all ...

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    California Housing Affordability in Q2 at Lowest Level Since 2007 Bubble

    Every quarter I eagerly await the ever-important California Housing Affordability Index number released from C.A.R. (California Association of Realtors). If you are a real estate numbers nerd like me, then I hope you are as excited to study the numbers. Many of my weekly re...

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    North Redondo Two-on-a-Lot Prices Are Resilient Despite High Interest Rates

    It has been a long time since I have covered new construction townhomes in North Redondo Beach. There are typically two types of new construction we see in the northern part of the city: 1) three-on-a-lot, and 2) two-on-a-lot developments. I like to focus on full-size 7,500...

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    South Bay Home Market Update & Facts

    There are a lot of moving parts to the home market nationally, and here locally in the South Bay. If you are not full-time in real estate, it can be tough to keep up with everything. This week, I am going to share some updates to wrap-up July as it is the first month complete ...

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    Rolling Hills Estates Landslide & Guide to Homeowners Insurance

    The South Bay real estate market made national news due to the landslide that occurred on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Rolling Hills Estates. There were close to a dozen homes red-tagged off Peartree Lane that slid into the adjacent canyon. Our hearts go out to these homeowners ...

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    South Bay Real Estate Second Quarter Numbers

    Summer is finally here! It has been a cold, wet and gloomy spring, but the post July 4th thaw is here. With the start of July and summer, it also means the end of the second quarter data! The spring selling season is always important to our South Bay housing markets. And with ...

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    South Bay Home Sales with that “Je Ne Sais Quoi”

    The of the silliest decision I made in my early school years was to study the French language in high school over the practicality of learning Spanish as resident in southern California. The usefulness of Spanish in life and my career cannot be understated as a huge, missed op...

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      Thank you for all your help, expertise, guidance and time during the buying process. We know some situations made things interesting, so thank you for expediting things, for the many many phone calls, and keeping us calm. We have gone through this process with you quite a few times over the past few years, and each time has been as pain-free and easy as can be. Thank you for the hand-holding and classic Richard explanations that have gotten us through! We are lucky to know you and experience real estate Richard and friend Richard.

      - Mel S.

      Richard, your knowledge and guidance means SO MUCH to us. Homebuying is a delicate artform, and you've mastered it. You have operated with immense class and tact (even with all the hiccups along the way) and we are so lucky to have you on our team. Thanks for answering all of our questions whether by email, text, or phone calls to go over every detail.

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