What You Missed This Summer in Local R/E

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Here's hoping you had a bit of time away to refresh and recharge this Summer.

Maybe you checked in only occasionally on events in Manhattan Beach real estate in the meantime. Worry not! We've got you covered in this summary of posts from the past couple of months:

Inventory Trends

It was up, higher than we've seen in years, then inventory was down. 

High point: 141 in mid-July.

Low point: Now. 110 on the last day of August.

See: "Wow, 141" and "Absorption – In Summer? (Big Time)"

Where the Sales Were – and Weren't

Summer began as one normally might expect, with a languid pace of sales, and more listings than the market could handle. But as evidenced by the sharp drop in inventory over Summer, the pace picked up quite a bit. 

So what was…

Recent Blog Posts

Weekend Opens (8/27-8/28/16)

Posted by Dave Fratello on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 9:41am.

Welcome back. The airport trips are getting more frequent as just about everyone returns home...…

(Little) Action at the…

Posted by Dave Fratello on Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 11:11am.

Friday morning, a custom-built beach home with a basement and nice views at 3220 Alma (4br/5ba, 3350…

Trying, and Selling, in…

Posted by Dave Fratello on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 2:21pm.

Inventory in the Tree Section is 50% higher than last year now, 30 listings versus 19 in mid-August…

Sunday Opens (8/21/16)

Posted by Dave Fratello on Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 9:22am.

Here's hoping you're having a great Summer. You won't hear us telling you that it's about to end.…

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of August 31st, 2016 at 6:40pm PDT. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.