Fuel Added To The Secession Debate on Malibu- Santa Monica Scool District

by ritasimpson December 9, 2011 Community Information

Despite fierce opposition from a majority of Malibu Parent groups the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved a plan to centralize fundraising and transfer authority to the Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation, restricting individual district school PTAs from raising funds to pay for programs or personnel.

Many Malibu parents say they see the plan …

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View Restoration Is Controversial

by ritasimpson December 9, 2011 Community Information

The citywide view restoration ordinance is described by municipal planners as a proposal “establishing a private right of action for property owners to restore pre-existing views that have been significantly obstructed by landscaping on neighboring properties.”

In 2008, 60% of the voters approved the measure  for the removal or trimming of landscaping in order to restore and …

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The Difference Between Beach and Land Side Market Performance

by ritasimpson December 7, 2011 How's The Market

It is not news that Sellers often believe that their property is worth more than Buyers are willing to concede, but what is interesting is that in this difficult market the distance between Sellers and Buyers has widened. Buyers cautious in view of the incessant swings in the Market, tight loan availability and constant report of …

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La Costa Malibu, Area Report Card

by ritasimpson December 6, 2011 How's The Market

The La Costa area was active  this year with 6 sales on the hillside registering a Median Sold Price of $2,000,000 and a average price of $918 per square foot.

On the beach side, there are currently 10 Active Listings ranging from 13 million to the mid six million and there was one sale this year …

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Malibu Road Real Estate Report Card

by ritasimpson December 6, 2011 How's The Market

Malibu Road was one of the most active beach areas in sales this year. with four sales with a Median Price of $10,500,000 and an average price per square foot paid of $2,375.

Of the 15 Active listed properties on Malibu Road at this time one listing in particular stands out as the Best Buy : …

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Goldman Says Bottom of Real Estate Market is Here!

by ritasimpson December 5, 2011 How's The Market

For what is a daily question these days for Buyers, Sellers and Realtors alike, wondering when will the Real Estate Market  reach bottom and normalize,  the word from Goldman Sachs today that the bottom is really almost here, gives many great hope for the coming New Year!

The Quants at Goldman based their conclusion on some …

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Malibu Bank Owned Real Estate For Sale

by ritasimpson December 4, 2011 Deal Of The Month

Finish the year with a wonderful gift under your Christmas tree, a Malibu Home!

There couldn’t be a better time to get into one of the most celebrated areas in Southern California. alluring Malibu, with its fascinating community of creative and environmentally engaged population. Malibu City offers one of the most natural and healthy environments to …

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Malibu “Bicycle Friendly Community”?

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

City officials are examining a long-term project to make bicycling a viable alternative to driving in Malibu

Planning could begin next year on an ambitious long-term effort to make bicycling a viable transportation alternative to cars in Malibu. The city’s public safety commission met with bicycle experts recently to hear a presentation on the virtues of …

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Malibu City Searching for skate park home

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

The city is researching both temporary and long-term options for the skate park that Malibu had. The park has been without a home since the end of October, when it was evicted from its longtime location at Civic Center Way and Cross Creek Road. Locations being discussed for the short term include parking lot 12 at …

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Lagoon Bridges Must Go

by ritasimpson December 3, 2011 Community Information

In the much disputed decision to re-design the Malibu Lagoon, opponents plead with the Coast Commision to re-consider destruction of the bridges. “These bridges offer the most important outdoor classroom opportunity we have in Malibu,” Hanscom said. “If they remove them and that traffic that goes through the heart of the lagoon, it really takes away …

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