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CJ Cole, Owner/Broker Venice Beach Living


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July 2018 Venice Property Sales ...

See below for a list of all of the properties sold in Venice during July 2018 and the comparison chart.

A List of All Property Sales in Venice for July 2018

Sales are for all of Venice and do not necessarily represent sales of CJ 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


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

July Single Family Home Sales Comparison

A Look at the Sales of Venice Single Family, Multi-Family and Condominiums Homes by Month for the Past Year ...

 Venice Property Sales for Last Year


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Venice Home Sales in July Mixed

The average sale price for single-family homes ($2,330,730) in July decreased 0.6% over last month and 17.5% over last July. The average price per square foot ($1,381) was down slightly (0.3%) from last monthís $1,385 and up 15.0% from the July 2017 figure ($1,201) ...

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My Pocket Listings  

Looking for a Property Not Listed on the MLS ???

GOOD NEWS !!! I have a couple of pocket listings in Venice which I can share with a serious buyer ... plus, access to quite a few other off-the-market properties. Give me a call at 310.773.6945 to discuss what you are looking for and if any of these properties might fit the bill for you.


Investment Choices  

Whatís the Best Use of Your Investment Property ???

The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years. At the same time, the short-term, or vacation, rental market is also booming ...

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In-Drawer Docking Stations  

How to Conquer Electronic Clutter With In-Drawer Docking Stations

Chances are youíre reading this article on your laptop, tablet or phone. When youíre ready to charge that device, the cords will likely clutter up your desk, kitchen counter or nightstand ó and your overall design. But that doesnít have to be the case ...

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Venice Neighborhood Council Logo  

VNC Board to Address Venice Homeless Bridge Housing Proposal Tuesday, August 21st

The Venice Neighborhood Council will hold their August Board Meeting Tuesday, August 21, at 7:00 PM at Westminster Elementary School. On the agenda (slated for 8:15) is the consideration of a motion: "VNC Support for concept of Bridge Housing in Venice with a Community Benefits Agreement."

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Venice Art Crawl 8th Anniversary  

Venice Art Crawl Celebrating Their 8th Anniversary August 23rd

Happy 8th Anniversary Venice Art Crawl Celebrate with a walk along Park Place walk street. on Thursday, August 23rd, from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. The event will be hosted by Daffodil Tyminski and Jeremy Loeb ...

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SRES Designation  

Announcing ... CJ Has Just Received Her SRES Designation !!!

SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) is a designation earned after completing an extensive course concentrating on the knowledge and understanding of and empathy for 50+ real estate clients and customers. Going forward she will be concentrating real estate efforts to better serve her current clients who predominately fall into this category.

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PRT Concert Series  

PRT's Sunday Concert Series Continues into the Fall ...

Coming this fall ... 6 incedibe musical guests for the Sunday Concert Series! Everything from swinging jazz to original music, you will not want to miss these! Michael Jost ... Stephanie Trudeau ... Frederick Keeve ... Tracie Lockwood & Michael Redfield ... Hillary Rollins !!!

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Venice Chamber of Commerce  

Venice Chamber Happy Hour at Cafe Gratitude September 5th

Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce for their monthly happy hour at Cafe Gratitude in Venice! Enjoy a special Taco Tuesday menu on Wednesday as well as 20% off all menu items for the duration of the event. Mingle with colleagues and meet new friends at this plant-based restaurant that strives to create a menu and environment that supports health and sustainability for both the community and the planet ...

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SMC Free Enrollment  

Venice High School Grads Can Get Free Enrollment At SMC

Santa Monica College is offering free enrollment and $400 vouchers for textbooks to new, full-time students who graduated from a participating high school in the Los Angeles Unified High School District this year. The program, called "Santa Monica College Promise," is effective immediately for students interested in attending SMC this fall semester, which begins August 26, or in spring 2019, according to a SMC press release.

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Interest Rates  

Fast Facts

California median home price - May 2018: $600,860 (Source: CAR)

California highest median home price by region/county May 2018: San Francisco, $1,620,000 (Source: CAR)

California lowest median home price by region/county May 2018: Tehama, $197,500 (Source: CAR)

Conforming mortgage rates - week ending 7/5/2018 (Source: Freddie Mac)

30-yr. fixed: 4.25% fees/points: 0.5%
• 15-yr. fixed: 3.99% fees/points: 0.4%

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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.

CJ COLE . Associate Broker . Bulldog Realtors

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Please keep me in mind when you have family, friends or associates who are thinking of buying or selling a home ... I'd love to help them achieve their dream !!!

Thanks ... CJ

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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.