Yvonne Zoon Realtor
All the replies you received are correct. PRICE IS EVERYTHING IN THIS MARKET. But maybe your question is different than these Realtors are understanding? Are you asking what area of Torrance is most popular? Of course this question is highly subjective and we can all have different answers, but I will try to answer it. Torrance is a very popular City because of the Police Department, The Fire Department and because of the School District. To obtain the Torrance City Services, you must live west of Western. Western devides Torrance from the "L.A. City Strip" that connects Down-Town L.A. with the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. The "L.A. Strip" has a mailing address of Torrance, but you do not get the Torrance Police, Fire or Schools. Police and Fire Services ar the same in the entire City, but some people like one school better than the others. Torrance has Four main public High Schools, West High School and South High School seem to attract most people I work with. I do not know academically how they compare with each other, you may want to contact the Torrance Unified School District if this is a concern to you.
If you have any more questions, I would love to speak with you, I have lived and worked in Torrance since 1967 and I have been selling homes in Torrance since 1977.
Raul A. Ramirez
Keller Williams Realty
550 Deep Valley Dr. #359
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Cell Phone 310-808-8911
Licensed since 1977
The homes that are priced at market (or below) and can compete with the reo's and short sales are selling quickly. Quickly in this market means within the first month.
As for the areas that are selling the fastest, I would say Manhattan Beach. Manhattan Beach currently has 44 homes in escrow and 71 sold in the last month!!
Granted the South Bay in general still has the pent of demand and buyers are looking.
The price ranges that are moving quickly is anything under $600k. The first time home buyer market is hot with tons of South Bay locals taking advantage of low interest rates and FHA loans. Grabbing on to their piece of paradise at the beach.
Hope this info is helpful.
Let me know if u have specific concerns I can address.
Top Agent of the Year 2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010
All of the areas in the South Bay have sales activity. The important selling factor is the price. Homes that are priced at market value, and are in good condition are selling fastest. Homes priced under 700K seem to be selling faster than the ones above that price point.
This is a great move up market if you are thinking of selling your current home and trading up. Please let me know if you'd like some recent sales activity sent to you. I can also give you more detailed information about the current market around us.
Mary Claus & Allyce McAlarnis, Realtors
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
2008, 2009 and 2010 Gold Top Team Award