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CJ Cole, Owner/Broker Venice Beach Living

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August 2018 Venice Property Sales ...

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

A List of All Property Sales in Venice for August 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


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

August Single Family Home Sales Comparison

A Look at the Venice Single Family Home Stats for the Past 14 Years ...

 Venice Property Sales for Last Year


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August Single Family Home Sales Increase

Twenty Venice single-family homes sold during August … 33.3% more than last month (15) and 4.8% (21) fewer than August 2016. The total sales climbed in August ($42,303,215) … up 21% over July ($34,960,950) and 4.5% over last August ($40,496,900) ...

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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.


707 Crestmoore Place . Venice  

Guest House Leased in Less Than One Week.

Awesome guest house hidden in a quiet neighborhood one block to Abbot Kinney. Redo just completed! Loft-style open floor plan features a state-of-the-art kitchen, cozy sleeping alcove with closet/storage wall, ultramodern bath. Leased at $3200 a month ...

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1918 Alberta Avenue . Venice  

Great Beach Pad Leased the First Day On Market

If you prefer the charm of “old Venice” then you’ll love this terrific beach pad that is just steps to the beach, Windward Circle, Venice Canals and Abbot Kinney !!! The light-filled upstairs unit boasts 2 bedrooms + 1 bath, an eat-in kitchen with great storage and a sunny balcony, plus a dining alcove/office. Leased at $3850 a month ...

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Abbot Kinney Festival  

34the Annual Abbot Kinney Festival Coming Up September 30th

The Abbot Kinney Festival spans the lengt of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard, dubbed the coolest block in America by GQ Magazine. The mile-long street’s eclectic boutiques and artisan eateries infuse the festival with local Venice flavor ... 350 quality vendors, top food trucks and booths, kids' rides and games, 4 music stage. Free !!!

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LA City Logo  

Get the Latest Info on the Venice Local Coastal Program October 4th

The Venice Local Coastal Program (LCP) planning team will be hosting "Office Hours" at the Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library any time between 4:30PM-7:30PM on Thursday, October 4th. This is an open format where you will have an opportunity to engage with the Venice LCP Policy team and Project Planners for the Venice area.

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Celebrate 50 with Venice Boys and Girls Cub  

Celebrate 50 Years of Youth Achievement with the Venice Boys & Girls Club September 28th

Where do you imagine you will be on September 28th, 2018? Picture this: The Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica with your toes in the sand during a beautiful Westside sunset over the Pacific Ocean, all in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice. Sound remarkable? It is!

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Rockin Rydell  

Rockin' Rydell Sing-A-Long October 20th at Venice High

The Venice High Alumni Association invites you to their Annual Rockin' Rydell Sing-along that will be held on October 20th ... Free Admission. Movie at Dusk. Food, Games, Music, Auction ...

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PRT Teen Series  

Pacific Resident Theatre Offering a Teen Saturday Series

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 !!!

Class info


Venice Chamber of Commerce  

Venice Chamber Happy Hour at the otherroom October 3rd

Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce for their monthly happy hour at the otheroom, a local, industrial-style hang out which offers specialty and craft beer, wine, and champagne. Chamber Happy Hour is a monthly event for members to network within the community, introduce new people to the Venice Chamber, and showcase our members - all the fabulous bars, restaurants and businesses in and around the Venice area ...

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Small Bath Ideas  

12 Ways to Make Any Bathroom Look Bigger

Designer tricks to help you expand your space — without moving any walls. Most of us dream of having a vast, spacious bathroom with a separate tub and shower, two sinks and maybe even a decadent chaise just for lounging between soaks. Use these strategies to give it a larger look ...

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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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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.