santa monica real estate: Santa Monica Homes Previewed by Kim - 09/19/12 12:25 PM
Santa Monica Homes Previewed by Kim Sept 18, 2012
This week in Santa Monica I previewed great new listings North and South of Montana inlcuding a one bedroom condo on Franklin, a hillside home in Mar Vista and a fixer in Santa Monica Canyon. Take a look with the link below, and let me know if any interest you.
Here is the link for all the details, addresses, and pictures: Santa Monica Homes Previewed by Kim Sept 18, 2012
For more information about buying and selling a home in Santa Monica; Contact Kim Halverson of Prudential CA Realty at 310-737-8173   … (6 comments)

santa monica real estate: Santa Monica Real Estate, What Buyers & Sellers Need To Know - 08/22/12 02:32 PM
Santa Monica Real Estate, What Buyers & Sellers Need To Know
Dear Santa Monica Home Buyers and Sellers,
We feel very strongly that if we properly counsel you about your real estate transaction, we will avoid most problems and dispell any false expectations.
First, if you are a home or condo buyer, do not to use or open any new credit after an escrow is opened.  That new credit may negatively affect your chance to get a loan and therefore make your deal harder to close.  This advice was emphasized to me later in the week when a Santa Monica buyer’s agent who had this … (4 comments)

santa monica real estate: Santa Monica Real Estate, Getting An Accurate Online Search. - 07/23/12 11:07 AM
Santa Monica Real Estate, Getting An Accurate Online Search
There are many avenues to searching for real estate in Santa Monica. If you're like 85% of home buyers, you start your search online.
Which website has the most accurate information for finding homes and condo's in Santa Monica? All listed properties begin with a Realtor submitting the details of the property onto the Multiple Listing Service, "MLS". The hundreds of websites full of properties for sale in Santa Monica are taken from the MLS feed. Many of these other websites include inaccurate information such as homes that are no longer … (3 comments)

santa monica real estate: A Legendary Ocean View Home on Santa Monica's Most Popular Street: 208 Adelaide Drive - 04/12/12 01:04 PM

208 Adelaide Drive
New on the market, and will not last very long. Priced accordingly, and situated in a more private location on Adelaide. The views from this home are priceless, and some of the best views in Santa Monica. Adelaide Drive can be a busy street due to the popular "stairs" workout. Fortunately this home is further west from either set of stairs, the lot is elevated and gated creating more privacy from the street's foot traffic.Designed by Jane Hallworth, and absolutely perfect! A must see for the buyer looking for a home with tasteful artistic design, views, history, … (8 comments)

santa monica real estate: The Village, Breaking Ground in Santa Monica CA - 02/17/12 01:38 PM
The Village, breaking gound in Santa Monica, CA is wonderful news and if you're a local you've been waiting for this news for a long time. The Village will be one of Santa Monica's largest mixed-use projects and will break ground in Santa Monica, CA. It's located near the Santa Monica Civic Center, adjacent to Rand Corporation, and the Third Street Promenade. 
The area has been fenced of for years, and after 6 years of negotiations between the developer Related California and City of Santa Monica. The Village will break ground into a mixture of condominiums, apartments, parks, shops, and restaurants. … (11 comments)

santa monica real estate: Santa Monica Short Sale, 1144 10th St, Foreclosure Stopped at the Eleventh Hour - 02/15/12 04:50 PM
Santa Monica Short Sale, 1144 10th St, Foreclosure Stopped at the Eleventh Hour!   This North of Wilshire condo has had an offer for the past few weeks, and we knew the foreclosure date was approaching. In the past, an offer submitted to Bank of America's Equator system will stop a foreclosure date within a few days. Not true. We have been diligently working to stop this foreclosure every day, utilizing all of our channels and contacts with Bank of America.    Last night, we still did not have confirmation the foreclosure sale for 11 am today was still not postponed.  After … (8 comments)

santa monica real estate: Santa Monica Open House, "Don't Stop The Party", BEP, Music Mondays - 01/23/12 08:04 PM
It’s Monday!!  I thought I would keep the party going from our open house this Sunday in Santa Monica.  The weather was gorgeous.  We had a steady flow of buyers and agents.  Lot’s of people smiling, happy to be out and looking at homes.  90% of the people coming through were serious buyers.  We had really good conversations with people and they are really movtivated by the amazingly low interest rates.  We had the pleasure of calling our Seller today about 2 offers being written from the open house! Ya!  We love making those calls!!  I’m dedicating this Monday and all … (1 comments)

santa monica real estate: Open Today, 1/22, 1-4pm, 1144 10th St, N. of Wilshire, 2 + 2 Condo - 01/22/12 02:21 PM
North Of Wilshire, Santa Monica, Short Sale Scan me with your smartphone to bookmarkour mobile website at http://santamonica.realbird.com … (3 comments)

santa monica real estate: OWN, Suze Orman Money Secrets Revealed: Loan Modifications - 01/11/12 12:46 PM
So if you're considering a loan modification on your home in Santa Monica? Watch this video: Did you watch this show? The show goes on, and Suze recommenced this woman, Dierdre, let her house go to foreclosure. Dierdre is unemployed, underwater in her home, and in a trial period for a loan modification.
You'll hear what happens to your credit when you work toward a loan modification or loan forbearance. If you're in a trial period, that does not mean you will be granted a loan modification. You could owe the difference between your lowered payments and full payments after … (4 comments)

santa monica real estate: Welcome Back From Your Holiday Feast! Here's A Tune To Move You...Burning Love - 11/28/11 08:16 PM
Welcome Back! It feels good to have a few days off. I picked up the Top 30 Hits of Elivs cd. The songs are really fun and make you want to move. Which we so needed after a holiday feast! It's the first day back in the office and our phone's are ringing off the hook and many emails. Thankfully we were able to recharge...Happy Monday! Enjoy this classic Elvis Presley song, "Burning Love". … (0 comments)

santa monica real estate: Living in Santa Monica, Coffee & Dessert, Montana Ave - 10/03/11 04:41 PM
Living In Santa Monica on Montana Ave the local spot after dinner is a cute specialty coffee shop.  It's Caffe Luxxe and are known for the best latte's.  My favorite is a latte with whole milk and then I add cinnamon.  I like their latte's since they are smooth and creamy with hardly any acid taste.  Also, they just started using Horizon Organic Milk. Yay!
 
Dessert is next door at Nothing bundt Cakes.  My favorite one below is Red Velvet.  It has butter cream frosting and lightly sprinkled inside with chocolate chips. 

Grab a bundt cake, Red Velvet, Double Chocolate … (3 comments)

 
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Author Bio: Kim & Kristine Halverson are Realtors in Santa Monica at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. Kim & Kristine are sisters, and have over 20 years combined experience serving buyers and sellers in real estate.

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