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Magical Malibu Country Estate For Sale

by ritasimpson August 24, 2014 Latigo Canyon

This 30-acre unique compound  with meandering wooded trails and over 1000 trees is situated on one of the greenest and most spectacular settings in Malibu. The estate has a beautiful 4 bedroom country home with with pool and two additional guest houses and a six-acre orchard with fuyu persimmon, apple, peach, plum, lemon, fig, nectarine, …

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Malibu Beach Home Sales Soaring

by ritasimpson August 18, 2014 Malibu Market Update

Malibu Beach properties are selling at a very fast pace this year despite the lull in the broader market.

While sales in the over a million dollar homes grew by 9.1% ,  sales overall fell 7.4%, according to a recent study performed by San Diego-based DataQuick. Additionally, California in the second quarter set all-time records for the …

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Malibu Vineyard Properties

by ritasimpson August 15, 2014 Community Information

Drive along the Pacific Coast Highway, up Kanan Dume Road, along the twisting canyon side roads and  down the more urban ocean-view streets like the one where Emilio Estevez lives on Point Dume, and you’ll see vineyards beside tennis courts, along hillsides and around security fences. Though no one buys Malibu real estate to make …

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Point Dume Beach, Malibu

by ritasimpson August 14, 2014 Point Dume

One of the reasons Point Dume is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Malibu, is the  gorgeous hidden beach below the bluffs. From land the only way to access these beaches is through gates… and you need to have a key…Some properties come with a beach key and that is what makes the difference …

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Looking To Buy In Malibu? Compare Neighborhoods First

by ritasimpson August 6, 2014 Community Information

If you are looking to move to Malibu and are not intimate about the area try out the neighborhood search on this site to familiarize yourself with the differences in each area. Believe me, they are substantial and not only in price!

Getting to know what area suits your lifestyle best will not only save you …

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Malibu / In-Town Q2 Comparative Market Update

by ritasimpson August 4, 2014 How's The Market

The Malibu Real Estate market remained strong in the second quarter.  Compared to last year’s Q2, average prices for the whole area increased by 12.5% to $3.15 million and the Median jumped by 16% to $2.5 million. While sales volume at the beach decreased compared to landside sales,  the average prices at the beach jumped …

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Still Time To Rent A Malibu Beach House This Summer

by ritasimpson July 31, 2014 Vacation Rentals

This summer has been beautiful in Malibu! We have had clear skies and gorgeous waves and you can still find a vacation rental before it’s over. Take a look at the choices, some on the list are long term leases but many will lease for a month or less. It might be just what you …

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Picking The Best Malibu Beach Homes On the Market

by ritasimpson July 18, 2014 Malibu Market Update

When it comes to picking a winner among the many beautiful Malibu Beach homes on the market,it’s not an easy task.From a condo on Malibu Road to an Encinal Bluff estate prices ranging from  $4.5 million to $9 million Here is what and why I picked these:

Choosing is hard because it’s not just about the …

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Spectacular Malibu Beach Architectural Homes

by ritasimpson July 14, 2014 Architecture

They don’t come cheap, but these architectural masterpieces by the likes of Frank Gehry, at Broad Beach, John Lautner at the Malibu Colony, Marshall Lewis at the Encinal Bluffs and Harry Gesner at Victoria Point are not only unique, but in many cases they could no longer be built under today’s city and coastal guidelines. …

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Water Conservation Policies Adopted By The City of Malibu

by ritasimpson July 11, 2014 Community Information

On January 17, 2014, Governor Brown declared a drought emergency in California as the State faces the least amount of rainfall in its 163-year history. California’s water supply is fragile, and the possibility of prolonged drought must always be considered. Malibu depends entirely upon imported supplies for its drinking water. Therefore, it is important to …

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