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The View From Grandview School

Morning walk with Pepper overlooking Grandview School in Manhattan Beach. https://youtu.be/3OmKJqALj-I

By | May 26th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on The View From Grandview School

Zillow Offers $1mm To Anyone Who Can Improve Their “Zestimates”

Zillow's "Zestimates" seem to be taken for granted by consumers.  Zillow has spent considerable advertising dollars encouraging consumers to find the value of their home by going to Zillow.com for a Zestimate. And, it's worked. So well, in fact, that they have been served with a class action complaint by suburban Chicago home builders. They argue [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on Zillow Offers $1mm To Anyone Who Can Improve Their “Zestimates”

How To Hang A Picture Like A Pro

Hanging a picture isn't as easy as most people think. Especially, to get it right. A little too high, or a little too low and it looks very wrong. But, armed with a little mathematical formula, anyone can hang a picture like a pro. Just watch this short video.

By | May 20th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on How To Hang A Picture Like A Pro

Weekly Market Reports: Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, South Redondo Beach & North Redondo Beach

Weekly market reports for our Beach Cities follow: Manhattan Beach Hermosa Beach South Redondo Beach North Redondo Beach

By | May 10th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on Weekly Market Reports: Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, South Redondo Beach & North Redondo Beach

The Magic of Manhattan Beach

Every day is something new on The Strand... It's really not hard to figure out what makes Manhattan Beach such a great place to live: Our location is perfect. Right next to the blue Pacific. Our climate is one of the best in the world. We have one of the school systems in the Nation. We have [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on The Magic of Manhattan Beach

The Hottest New Amenity In Luxury Homes

Times are changing and so are needs. People are working harder than ever before. Working couples often both have very demanding jobs and good, sound sleep is critical to their success. It's not surprising that more and more couples are asking for dual master suites. They need more room for their wardrobes and more space [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on The Hottest New Amenity In Luxury Homes

Great Bookstores Throughout The World

Do you like books? Beautiful books? That you can touch, turn pages, feel at ease with and enjoy the tactile experience that is becoming rarer with each digital year that passes by. Actually, books are now more special than ever before. They are a luxury enjoyed by those who know the true pleasure that only [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on Great Bookstores Throughout The World

South Bay Market Update

Our April Market Intelligence Report was just completed for all South Bay Cities. Included are key indicators: median price, average price per square foot, properties for sale, properties under contract, properties sold, days on market (closed sales), months supply of inventory, properties pending sale and absorption rate (closed sales). Click here to view the full report.

By | April 12th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on South Bay Market Update

Make Sure Your Home Fire Extinguisher Is Ready For Action

Hopefully you’ve never experienced a fire in your home… and, hopefully you never will! But, if the need arises, you should have a fire extinguisher nearby. Household fire extinguishers are classified: A, B, C or a combination. A is for things like wood, paper and cloth (ordinary combustibles). B is for flammable liquids like cooking oil or [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on Make Sure Your Home Fire Extinguisher Is Ready For Action

2016 Market Report

If you would like a snapshot of the market, 2016 vs. 2015, here's our last annual report. It also lists 2016 residential sales by area. I hope you find it useful! Click here for the full report.

By | March 20th, 2017|BOTELLO & SENSER Blog|Comments Off on 2016 Market Report