There was a time when the Manhattan Beach Open was threatened. It has come roaring back, with top-flight participation, and that's how it should be.
For more on yesterday's final, and the record-breaking 7th final title by Keri Walsh Jennings, see DigMB's coverage here.
The most wins ever was on the men's side, with 8 by Karch Kiraly. Watch out next year... (Photo: AVP/Robert Beck.)
Back in local real estate, it's time for one of our twice-monthly updates on market activity, with updated spreadsheets on inventory and sales.
Here's the quick overview on active inventory (click here for the list as of 8/15):
- 71 active listings as of 8/15/14 (+6 from 7/31/14, +10 from 7/15)
- 59 SFRs
- 12 THs
See the MB Dashboard for up-to-the-minute data.
We see inventory up year-over-year, as there were 63 actives as of 8/15/13.
Active listings by region of Manhattan Beach in this report:
- Tree Section: 11 actives
- Sand Section: 27 actives (+8 from 7/31)
- Hill Section: 6 actives
- East MB: 27 actives (-2)
We're also providing a report on closed sales by region of MB.
Sales are organized by sub-region of Manhattan Beach.
Here's a link to the spreadsheet: "MB Pending/Sold as of 8/15/14."
In our report on closed sales, we provide the past 6 months' worth of sales by region. This is the typical window of time used by appraisers. The spreadsheets are useful to anyone tracking the market or trying to estimate the value of a home for purchase or sale.