Malibu, CA Real Estate News

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Malibu Condos For Sale If you are looking to buy or sell a condo in Malibu, California; then you have come to the right place. My website, www.malibucondoforsale.com, features all of the 21 Condo Communities within Malibu, CA. Not only can you view photos, stats, a detailed description, HOA information & much more for each complex, but you can also do an extensive Malibu Condo Search to find the perfect Malibu Condo For Sale! Buying a Malibu Condo is a different process than buying a single family residence, thus it is imperative that you hire an agent who knows the ins and outs of each complex. From whether the building is FHA approved, hat the reserves are, and even what the owner occupany rate is, all aspects are crucial in the Malibu Condo Buying process.  When you go to sell your M...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
The Malibu Single Family  Market Report for  November 2016...Most people have been reading various and conflicting headlines how the Real Estate Market is. I was looking for information how the Malibu Single Family market has fared. As you can see the media has been touting that the market has cooled.( As you know I just did a report about the Marina Del Rey Condo Report and that is just fine) So let's look at the facts and not what the media projects":))) As you can see the Median Sales Price has not slowed since 2014 rather increased by almost 35%. So let's look at the other statistics. The inventory seems pretty consistent for the past year and actually shows a small increase. Negligible in the big picture but still a positive. Contrary what we are hearing in the media!Now let us loo...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
The Malibu, CA Single Family Market Trends Report is published. Check it out!There is a small trend of increase in inventory, needless to say in the big picture it is very similar to what it has been for the past three years. Sales have decreased, now we need to check into this a little more. So with that said let us look at the Days on Market, to get a better feel:The explanation is that the market has cooled a bit in the Malibu Single Family Market, if this continues we are heading to a ballanced market. Few sales taking longer to sell is clearly an indication. Hence I see opportunities to negotiate on the price. Please reach out to me directly for a private consultation.  If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation ho...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
The Malibu, CA 90265 Single Family Real Estate market is sending mixed signals. Let's look at the Median Days on Market statistics:  This is a massive change as you can see in the Median numbers. Now let's look at the Average Days on Market: These numbers would not be a clear indicator but inconjunction with the Inventory for one is very providing mixed messages: Customarily when inventory drops usually Days on  Market shortens as well, interestingly that is not the case here. In spite of this the Median Sales Prices has increased. So with that said I believe we have to look at the next couple months what the trends are heading to. As it stands we are not at a Transition, just strange or should I say mixed messages are comming. Needless to say if you are a seller you can see that the Me...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Malibu and Pepperdine University remember September 11, 2001Since September 11, 2001 every year Pepperdine University has been commemorating the victims of this horrific event. The flags represent those who were killed and what nationality they were. Yes indeed the majority of the victims were Americans. As you look at this sea of flags you will notice Brazilian, Israeli, French to name a few. All forever united in death.Diane and I always try to take a trip when time permits to drive by this great memorial and pay our respects. Not every year is it possible, today we chose to do it since it was the 15th anniversary of this horrific event.I have written a post yesterday, but I wanted to share with you what one School and one Community does on this sad day. Maybe this will inspire other ...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
It is always interesting to see when clients compare different areas. Recently I have been asked by a client to compare the statistics of Beverly Hills vs. the Pacific Palisades numbers. I tried to suggest that the Malibu community would be also a nice place to live if the Palisades does not have the right type of home.Needless to say this client wanted facts. So with that said we started to look at the numbers. Well see for your self:Clearly the inventory is more abundant in Malibu. The price ranges vary a great deal too!We had to eliminate land, condominiums from the mix because the numbers were skewed. Hence we only looked at Single Family Residences:Clearly as you can see these numbers were very interesting and similar. Now if you are considering relocating to Los Angeles and live i...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
  In my  recent experience I have noticed that buyers who are looking for homes in Beverly Hills also ask about the Malibu, CA real estate market. This is very easy to understand since most people who are buying into the 90210 zip code can buy anywhere, so they are also interested in Malibu,  CA because of the Pacific Ocean being their back yard is a nice thing to have.Keeping in mind the greater Los Angeles has more Billionaire than most people realize, so Malibu, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades the homes are just out of reach for most people. Now with that said let's look at the Malibu Real Estate Market.   As you can see the invetory is not as good as it was in 2014 but not too bad for our current market. The days on market has increased a bit, part of it is people are on...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Malibu, CA the coveted zip code of 90265 conjures up the super affluent. The playground of the Rich and Famous and sometimes the infamous. People from all over the world look and dream about wanting to live in Malibu, CA.Needless to say if you look at the picture above I am sure I do not need to do much convincing. Interestingly enough the price point is perceived by many that only only a few can afford it. So with that said I decided to look at these numbers. Amazingly I was surprised how affordable it really is to buy in Malibu, CA in the 90265 zip code relatively speaking as I compared it to the 90069 zip code and I found Malibu to be less expensive. Well see for yourself and look for my Market Report about the 90069 zip code and you will agree with me.  In the mean time if you are l...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
I have written a few Market Reports and compared to some this is truly an eye opener. Well it was to me anyway. Let me know your thoughts.  Needless to say when I see nubers like this it tells me that the Malibu Single Family Market is on Fire!! Needless to say the explanation is easy. Malibu has been a destination place for the affluent for many years. The Global Who is Who have been buying up Malibu homes for years. Now that the Market has changed for the Positive the local and national affluent have stepped into the Malibu Single Family Market too. The Median Days on Market is hard to comprehend for many of you in other parts of the United States. Especially if I add in there what the average price of the homes are.Now with that said check out these numbers: If you are interested in ...
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By Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA, Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties
(https://HugginsHomes.com)
As you know, I'm a member of Malibu Search and Rescue.  Today at 1430 we were paged out for a vehicle over the side on Decker Canyon in the beautiful city of Malibu.  When I arrived there were two sections of vehicles to check.  The first section had SIX vehicles and the second section had three.  All had been down there for some time and there were no victims.  A very good call were I got to use some tools I hadn't used before, an array of rollers to act as edge protection and to help with rope guidance.  Below are some pictures, all taken with my new #Nexus6P phone on the Google #ProjectFi network, which was dubbed the "Awesome Phone" by one of the patrol Deputies we worked with because it got reception in a zone where most carriers don't!Two of our team one looking over the side at o...
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By Steven Teoh, Los Angeles South Bay, Palos Verdes
(West Shores Realty)
Malibu, CA October 2015 Market OverviewIn Malibu there were 13 single family home sales in October 2015, down from 15 in October 2014 and a 19% decrease from the 16 sales closed last month. The average list price for single family home sales in October 2015 was $2,611,692 compared to $3,418,800 for October 2014, representing a 24% decrease. For the three-month period from August to October 2015, the average list price was 33% lower than the same period of the prior year. Average sales price for October 2015 was $2,463,242, compared to that of August through October 2015, which was $2,537,632. These results indicate that the sale price is trending down. Comparing October 2015 to September 2015, Malibu saw a 2% decrease in average sale price, and a 23% decrease compared to same month of t...
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By Steven Teoh, Los Angeles South Bay, Palos Verdes
(West Shores Realty)
Malibu Beach October 2015 Market OverviewIn Malibu Beach there were 6 single family home sales in October 2015, up from 2 in October 2014 and a 50% increase from the 4 sales closed last month. The average list price for single family home sales in October 2015 was $5,090,667 compared to $15,845,000 for October 2014, representing a 68% decrease. For the three-month period from August to October 2015, the average list price was 24% lower than the same period of the prior year. Average sales price for October 2015 was $4,743,334, compared to that of August through October 2015, which was $6,248,000. These results indicate that the sale price is trending down. Comparing October 2015 to September 2015, Malibu Beach saw a 51% decrease in average sale price, and a 64% decrease compared to same...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Wordless Wednesdays: Best Pizza on the West Coast!   If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice or Malibu, feel free to contact me at me at 310.486.1002 (m) or homes@endrebarath.com or visit one of my websites at http://www.endrebarath.com.  I am a pet friendly realtor and I contribute a portion of my commission to local animal rescue organizations. 
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By Bobby LehmKuhl, Exceeding Every Clients Expectations. Every Time.
(4 Malibu Real Estate)
Architectural Trophy Get-A-Way Masterful, Mies van der Rohe inspired architectural gated and fenced home nestled in the Malibu hills with ocean views. Enter the gated estate into over an acre of lush yard and stunning landscape accented dramatically at night. The home is perched at the top of the knoll with expansive canyon views and a view of the ocean. The front of the home has operable glass which open to an infinity pool and spa along with multiple entertaining areas including an expansive rock garden and patio that can accommodate large gatherings. Cook in the beautiful open commercial kitchen or over open flames on the outdoor BBQ crafted from stone. Large one-bedroom guest suite, plus office (or two bedrooms) with full bath connected via a bridge from the main house. This is the...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
  Bank of Books, The Independent Bookstore in Malibu, CA is still here and thriving… Posted on Aug 1, 2015 by Endre Barath in Malibu |  Bank of Books, The Independent Bookstore in Malibu, CA is still here and thriving…. It has been virtually two years since I last wrote about Bank of Books in Malibu, CA see enclosed link (http://actvra.in/XQQ ) that is a life time for a book seller especially an independent bookseller. That was the time the book store just opened. So here we are two years later they are in their third year.   Needless to say most of you who know me, not only do I love to read books, but I am also a collector. Diane and I love going to independent bookstores and supporting them, as well as our own addiction. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw these books behind...
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By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Exploring California: Country Kitchen in Malibu Looking for a fast, tasty and affordable breakfast, lunch or dinner? Along the Pacific Crest Highway (PCH) in California you will come across not too many eateries and those you do some are pretty pricey. Personally, I am a fan or little mom and pop joints. Driving along the highway we stopped off at Country Kitchen, which was amazing! We enjoyed a "California Burger" with sweet potato fries. This burger is perfect to share, that is how large the serving is. Cost? It was about $7 and change for the burger and $3 for the fries. At other locations along the highway you could pay almost $19 for a simple meal.   Location: 21239 Pacific Coast HwyNumber: (310) 456-8708http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-country-kitchen-malibu
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By Bobby LehmKuhl, Exceeding Every Clients Expectations. Every Time.
(4 Malibu Real Estate)
10 Questions with Bobby LehmKuhl   What is it in your background that drew you to a career in real estate? My parents developed a second home in the mountains and sold off and developed additional parcels. In 1988, my friends and I made our first real estate investments in SoCal. I bought my first lot in Malibu in 1990. What is the oddest request you have ever gotten from a client? I’m going to leave that un-sung. What makes a “Bobby” transaction different from the competition? We give outstanding service. We have experience and knowledge with support team second to none. We are accessible and in constant contact. Describe your own idea of a dream house. Behind the Malibu Colony gates, ocean front, simple, with paddling distance to the point. What business attire would you choose when c...
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  Tips on Purchasing a Home, Commercial Property & Real Estate in the America by Robert Swetz   1. Know your Agent   2. Know your budget & how much you can afford to purchase   3. Know the Area, is it close to your employment, close to hospitals, schools, etc.   4. Know if there are Sector Roads, Freeway Systems, etc on traveling to work if your employed    5. Know about crime statistics, etc.   6. Is the property a "Good Investment"?   This is just a handful of things to know when purchasing Real Estate in America, but the number 1. tip is to know your "Agent" ... Here are some more     If your purchasing a home around a lake ... does that agent have the knowledge of setbacks from the lake if your building a home?  Does the agent know if the septic system is up to code?  Does the agen...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
The Malibu Single Family Under Contract Properties have seen a huge increase! Posted on Jan 23, 2015 by Endre Barath in Malibu |  The Malibu Single Family Under Contract Properties have seen a huge increase! The Malibu Single Family Residential market is moving along just fine, in spite of what you hear on the news or what is taking place throughout the rest of the United States there is a comfortable Real Estate Activity. As most of you who read my blog posts, know I just wrote about the time on the market has been shortening for Single Family Residence in Malibu. So I thought it would be appropriate to see how the under contract Properties are doing. In my opinion that is the true tell tale of what the market will be like in the next 45-90 days. Not surprisingly there has been a 100%...
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