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Once again, as the year's end approaches, we'll see few new listings weekly.

But this week, you can find an adobe house (they're not making those anymore), a modern Craftsman and a recent remodel in the Hill Section. See below.

We've added a short video to our post from earlier this week about the local median home price hitting $3.0M. Check out the video on that post.

You can always click at the top of the site to see the weekend's full list of Manhattan Beach open houses, and we now have pages for Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach open houses, too.

Below, click any address link to view all photos and property details. Listings appearing here come from the whole MB market and may or may not be represented by MB Confidential author Dave…

Baby, it's cold outside.

But Manhattan Beach is hot hot hot, again.

For the first time ever, the median price for Manhattan Beach homes has hit $3 million.

It happened at the end of November 2021, in data spanning the full 12-month period leading up to this landmark moment.

Manhattan Beach home prices have rocketed up for much of the past year, as we have chronicled, for instance, when the median hit $2.800M (see "Median Price to the Moon," from June) and later $2.900M (see our end-of-July market update).

It's all a remarkable bounceback after pandemic shutdowns hit the market hard in Spring 2020.

In May this year, we looked back at how the market had begun to rocket upon re-opening one year prior. (See "One Year Later: How

As if Thanksgiving week wasn't great enough, now comes all the extra fun.

sandpipers-holiday-homes-tour-2021Lovers of real estate tend who flock here to MB Confidential tend to include lots of folks who also enjoy the annual Holiday Homes Tour organized by the local charitable group the Sandpipers.

This weekend, the tours and holiday boutique run Friday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm. Use the Holiday Homes Tour link  above to get advance tickets. (They're $30 each, tax-deductible, until Dec. 3, then $35.)

There are 3 epic homes this year, each to be decorated in grand fashion by "local artisans and florists," per Sandpipers.

For much more about this year's homes, the vendors involved and for info about the holiday boutique, see this post about the Holiday Homes Tour on DigMB.com, our

There have been times we've loved having guests around Thanksgiving weekend, as it can be a chance to go see some of the finest homes in town as they run open houses.

We don't have the guests this year, and inventory is so squished here in Manhattan Beach, there are only 5 open houses posted on the MLS, so it's just not the same.

You can always click at the top of the site to see the weekend's full list of Manhattan Beach open houses, and we now have pages for Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach open houses, too.

Below, click any address link to view all photos and property details. Listings appearing here come from the whole MB market and may or may not be represented by MB Confidential author Dave Fratello and Edge.

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