Malibu Market Update

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Malibu is the Value Area In Los Angeles to Buy Right Now

by ritasimpson September 21, 2015 Malibu Market Update

Moderate prices is Not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about Malibu Real Estate. However for the savvy buyer, the celebrity enclave, studded with multi-million dollar estates along the beaches and  beautiful canyons offers more value and potential upside than any of the competing luxury markets in the Los Angeles area. …

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Malibu Road Properties Values Soar

by ritasimpson April 21, 2015 Malibu Market Update

Malibu Road has always been one of the favorite beach property locations for buyers moving into Malibu. In the last 12 months the median price paid for a home on Malibu road soared  by 38.8% from the previous 12 month period. While price per square foot soared by 25.8%.

The reason people like Malibu Road as …

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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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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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Malibu Beach Market Update

by ritasimpson June 18, 2014 How's The Market

The first 6 months of 2014 had mixed results for the Malibu Beach homes market. While homes in the $5 to $10 million dollar range had a 200% increase in sales this year. The total sales volume for the beach house market was down 24% from last year, so most sales were of the Mid-High …

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Secluded and Stunning Malibu Architectural Available

by ritasimpson May 9, 2014 Malibu Market Update

This Stunning Architectural with striking lines sits boldly atop the mountain with spectacular ocean and mountain views from every corner. Exquisite cactus gardens surround the property. A true retreat property for the one who wants to be away yet just a hop away from the business of LA.

We’re sorry, but we couldn’t find MLS …

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Curious About Comparative Appreciation Malibu Beach Homes Versus Land Side Properties?

by ritasimpson January 11, 2014 Malibu Market Update

Curious  about comparative appreciation between Malibu beach homes versus land side properties over the years?

I pulled the sales information from the MLS from 1998 to the end of 2013 and here is what I found:

For the Beach front properties:

On average  the Price per SqFt has been consistently up for 16 years with  few exceptions, and has more …

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Malibu Market Update 2013-2012

by ritasimpson January 7, 2014 Malibu Market Update

Malibu Real Estate has had a mixed story last year. While sales and prices of Single Family Homes showed a healthy appreciation last year, the Big Story  was the pace in sales volume of Condos, which outpaced SFH sales volume by 70%  and increased  Condos prices by 40% on average.

For homes on the land side …

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Malibu Prices Up 30% over Last Year

by ritasimpson July 11, 2013 Malibu Market Update

As to be expected, Malibu home prices whether on the beach or on the land side have moved steadily and fast over the last 6 months. When compared to last year’s first semester, both beach and land side property prices have moved up about 30%, while the number of transactions remained flat. That is mostly …

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Malibu Market Update

by ritasimpson March 31, 2013 How's The Market

If you want to know what is going on in Malibu Real Estate today here is a glimpse:

Realtors are busy, busy in Malibu. Activity as been in a frenzy at the beach but is also catching on  for the land side market, meaning properties on the land side of Pacific Coast Highway.

Last year, during the …

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