Venice Beach Living ... Selling Venice CA real estate since 1987

... A boutique real estate brokerage selling the Venice lifestyle since 1987
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CJ Cole, Owner/Broker Venice Beach Living


the pulse of what's happening and what's
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January 2017 Venice Property Sales ...

See below for a list of all of the properties sold in Venice during January 2017and the comparison chart.

January 2017 Venice Property Sales

Sales are for all of Venice and do not necessarily represent sales of CJ & Jay Cole. Information is compiled from CoreLogic and the MLS/CLAW. Sources are deemed reliable; however, no representation of any kind is made as to its accuracy


January Single Family Home Sales Comparison with Previous Month and a Year Ago

January 2017 Venice Home Sales Comparisons

A Look at the Venice Real Estate Market for the Past 13 Years

A Look at the Real Estate Market for the Past 13 Years


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Link to my January 2017 Venice Market Report  

January Real Estate Sales Statistics Reflect a Decline in Prices & Volume While Market Time & Inventory Continue to Increase ...

THE AVERAGE SALES PRICE AND PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT FOR SINGLE FAMILY HOMES DECLINED SIGNIFICANTLY in January when compared to the figures for last month and a year ago. The average sale price ($1,819,140) decreased 16% from last month 28% from January 2016. The average price per square foot ($1,070) also declined 9% & 8% respectively.

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Smart Home  

Reality Or Science Fiction? How Your House Will Change In The Next Few Years?

VOICE-CONTROLLED HOMES have been appearing on television since at least the 1990s. But is that what we're really heading towards what could be one of the biggest purchases in your life.

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Printed House?  

The Promise of 3-D Printed Property ...

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES in construction will represent a huge shift for the building and real estate industries in the next decade. Are you ready?

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Buyer Budget  

8 Items Buyers Need to Add to Their Budgets ...

BUYING A HOME IS MUCH MORE THAN JUST PAYING A MORTGAGE BILL. Once you factor in association fees, property taxes, utility bills, and home maintenance, owners are often facing a much steeper price that is hundreds of dollars more.

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James Beach  

Venice Media District Presents: Oscar Screening Party ...

ENJOY THE BIGGEST AWARD SHOW of the year with the Venice Media District at James Beach! Walk the red carpet, join in on the Oscar pool, and taste delicious drinks at this popular beachside venue. Black-tie attire is optional. Suggested donation: $5.

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Pacific Resident Theatre  

Opening March11 ... "It's Time" at the Pacific Resident Theatre ...

PAUL LINKE'S remarkable new show “It’s Time” is about our most precious commodity: Time. A funny, heartwarming and profound evening, devoted to his time spent as a widower and his trans formative meeting with his second wife, Christine.

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Home tour video  

The New American Home Tour ...

2017 INTERNATIONAL BUILDER'S SHOW HOME TOUR VIDEO ... an this exclusive look at two model homes at the 2017 International Builders' Show, we pick out three trends in residential design and demonstrate how they work in real life ...

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Venice Home  

How Venice Became the Most Expensive Neighborhood in Los Angeles ...

ABBOT KINNEY is only a 10-minute walk from Venice Beach, but it somehow feels much farther. The ocean breeze doesn't reach that far. You can't hear the waves. Instead of the smell of the Pacific Ocean, inscrutable scents spill out of tiny, high-end boutiques ...

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Interest Rates  

Fast Facts

California median home price - January 2017: $489,580 (Source: CAR)

California highest median home price by region/county January 2017: Marin and San Mateoo, $1,150,000 (Source: CAR)

California lowest median home price by region/county January 2017: Kings, $200,000 (Source: CAR)

California Pending Home Sales Index - December 2016: 118.1, Increased 1.9 percent year-over-year (Source: CAR)

California Traditional Housing Affordability Index - Forth Quarter 2016: 31 percent (Source: CAR)

Conforming mortgage rates - week ending 2/16/2017 (Source: Freddie Mac)

30-yr. fixed: 4.15% fees/points: 0.5%
• 15-yr. fixed: 3.35% fees/points: 0.5%

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We pride ourselves The decision of home-ownership is a big one and Venice Beach Living is dedicated to every one of our clients ... to serve them with honesty and integrity, to commit our extensive knowledge of the market place to their benefit, to oversee the transaction to their benefit and to provide personalized one-on-one service. We strive to be the best real estate brokerage in Venice ... not the biggest.

Our focus is VENICE ... only VENICE !!!

For more information on how Venice Beach Living can help you with all your real estate needs, please visit or give us a call at 310.773.6945.

Venice Beach Living

Phone: 310.823.3129 . 310.773.6945
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Please keep us in mind when you have family, friends or associates who are thinking of buying or selling a home ... We'd love to help them achieve their dream !!!

Thanks ... CJ & Jay

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PSS. The information above is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. This is not intended as a solicitation if your property is currently listed.