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October 2018 Venice Property Sales ...

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

A List of All Property Sales in Venice for October 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


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

October Single Family Home Sales Comparison

A Look at the Venice Single Family Home Stats for the Past 6 Years by Quarter ...

 A Look at the Venice Single Family Home Stats for the Past 6 Years by Quarter


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The Number of Venice Homes For Sale Continues to Increase

The inventory of homes for sale increased when compared to last month and a year ago. At the end of October the MLS reported 84 homes listed for sale … 2 greater (2.4%) than a month ago and 22 more (35.5%) than a year ago ...

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421 Carroll Canal  

421 Carroll Canal ... New Listing ... In Escrow in 3 Days!

RARE VACANT LOT ON THE VENICE CANALS !!! One of the few remaining vacant lots on the historic Venice Canals. South facing Canal-front property with wonderfulwater and neighborhood views. Ready to go !!! No historic designation or demolition/Mello Act requirements.Property is currently fenced and landscaped by the neighbor to the west who owns the personal property. Lot size: 2400 sf. Offered for sale at ... $2,250,000.

480 S Venice Blvd  

New Listing ... 480 S Venice Boulevard

READY TO ENJOY A GLASS OF WINE BY THE POOL? Just 4 blocks from Venice Beach and overlooking the Venice Canals this fabulous entertaining home awaits you. The sophisticated open layout features a state-of-the-art cook's kitchen, built-in booth dining for large gatherings + a romantic lounging area highlighted by a dramatic 3-story tall light installation. Home: 2428 sf, lot size: 3724 sf, year built: 1999. For sale... $2,850,000.

40 23rd Avenue, Venice  

Pocket Listing Closing This Month

DISCOVER THIS HIDDEN GEM in the best Venice beach location … south of Venice Blvd on a quiet walk street ½ block to the residential section of the beachfront. Hidden behind high fences, you’ll find a hip, timeless 2BD/1BA 20’s beach bungalow. The delightful front room, spanning the full width of the cottage,ygarage with a sunny 1BD/1BA flat above, perfect for a home office or rental. Home: 1008 s/f, unit: 580 s/f, year built: 1921, lot size: 2640 s/f. Offered for sale at ... $1,995,000

My Pocket Listings  

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

GOOD NEWS !!! I have a few 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.

Talking Turkey: Presenting the best movies to stream over the Thanksgiving holiday  

Talking Turkey: Presenting the Best Movies to Stream Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

We racked our bird brains and stretched our wings to scratch up 20 ESSENTIAL MOVIES that fit the bill. Some are full-on Thanksgiving classics, others contain just an important scene or two set at the holiday. Others are simply about food and/or dysfunctional families. No matter how chaotic or peaceful your holiday winds up, you’ll find something on this list to make the day a little lighter.

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West Coast Premiere of “Finks”  

West Coast Premiere of “Finks” Begins November 24th

On the verge of TV stardom, a comic meets an actress/activist, their romance blossoms – as does their risk of being blacklisted for their political activities. The House Un-American Activities Committee, tasked with exposing communist subversion, conducted hearings which lead to more than 300 directors, actors, radios personalities, and screenwriters to be boycotted by studios. Friends were turned against friends, and family. Most who were named never recovered their careers. Those who willingly testify—naming others to the committee—will be branded as “finks.”

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Kick off the holidays at the 7th Annual Venice Holiday Sign Lighting on Dec 1st  

Kick Off the Holidays at the 7th Annual Venice Holiday Sign Lighting on December 1st

Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce and local merchants at the Seventh Annual VENICE ANNUAL HOLIDAY SIGN LIGHTING on Saturday, December 1st, below the Venice Sign on Windward Avenue and Pacific Avenue. Festivities will begin at 6:15 p.m and the sign lighting will be at 8:00 p.m. A special celebrity guest will pull the switch and change the Venice Sign colors from white to red and green.

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Holiday Stroll & Snow Day on Abbot Kinney Boulevard December 9th  

Holiday Stroll & Snow Day on Abbot Kinney Boulevard December 9th

SNOW DAY … The Merchants of Abbot Kinney kick off the Holiday season with an annual tradition … their gift to the community! All day wintry fun for the whole family at Abbot Kinney and Santa Clara with sledding on real snow and holiday crafts. Santa will make a special appearance in LAPD Pacific Division’s sleigh (11:00-12:30) and you can catch him next to the snow hill from 1:00-3:00.

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Venice Canals Holiday Boat Parade December 9th  

Venice Canals Holiday Boat Parade December 9th

ENJOY THE CELEBRATION OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON … The Venice Canals Association proudly presents their 37th annual Holiday Boat Parade on Sunday, December 9th. The parade will begin at 4:00 at the corner of Eastern Canal and Carroll Canal. You can also admire the holiday decorations on many of the homes along the Canals.

Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run  

Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run December 15th

Join the 41st anniversary of the Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run on Saturday, December 15th, for two great races, the popular costume contests and the Wonderful Halos Kids Fun Run. The race start is adjacent to Santa Monica Beach on Barnard Way near the intersection of Ocean Park Blvd. The Christmas Run 5K and 10K will run south from Santa Monica, down the world famous Venice Boardwalk, meander onto the scenic streets of Venice and finish at the iconic Venice Pavilion.

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