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CJ Cole, Owner/Broker Venice Beach Living

"VENICE STYLE"
JANUARY 2018

the pulse of what's happening and what's
new with Venice, California real estate

 


VENICE REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

December 2017 Venice Property Sales ...

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

December 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


VIEW THE VENICE PROPERTY SALES FOR THE PAST 16 YEARS


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

  December 2017 Venice Home Sales Comparisons


Single Family Home Sales for Past 14 Years

 Single Family Home Sales for Past 14 Years


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Link to my December Venice Market Report  

Price Per Square Foot of Venice Homes Sold in December Increases ...

On a positive note … December 2017’s average price per square foot ($1,199) increased 11.3% above November ($1,077) and 1.7% over a year ago. However … the average sale price for single-family homes in December showed a decrease when compared to the figures for last month and December a year ago.

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480 S Venice Blvd Roof Terrace  

Reduced 10% ... Remarkable Venice Home with an Edgy Vibe ...

Amazing home perfected by DesignHAUS 24. It's all about location ... access to anything and everything you are looking for ... all at your doorstep and walkable! Two blocks to fine dining and shopping on trendy Abbot Kinney, the Venice Canals outside your back door, and four blocks to the sand, bike path, funky shopping and entertainment along Venice Beach ...

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Housing Affordability  

Three California Housing Issues to Watch in 2018 ...

Rising rents and home prices forced California’s housing crisis to the front of Gov. Jerry Brown’s and lawmakers’ agenda in 2017. Legislators passed the most comprehensive package of housing bills in recent memory designed to increase spending on low-income development and encourage more construction in general. But the bills, according to independent analyses, won’t do much to make housing cheaper in the state.

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239 Sherman Canal  

Fabulous 4 Bedroom Canal-Front Home for Lease ...

This spacious Mediterranean home has 4 bedrooms + 3 1/2 baths + loft media room ... all in pristine condition. Designed with indoor-outdoor entertaining in mind, the open living/dining/gourmet kitchen features Saltillo tile floors, river rock fireplace, 2-story ceiling and doors that open to a sunny south-facing patio on the Canals.

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Alright Then  

"Alright Then" Now Playing at the Pacific Resident Theatre ...

Venice Icon Orson Bean is joined with his wife Alley Mills (The Wonder Years) in their new two-person show "Alright Then" ... the story of how two people, who by all odds should not have wound up together, have “made it”. The play is told through humor, pathos and the occasional song … and is an unforgettable night of theatre.

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Venice Chamber of Commerce  

Venice Chamber Happy Hour at Plant Food + Wine 2/7/18 ...

Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce at their monthly happy hour at Plant Food + Wine Wednesday, February 7th! This event is a casual opportunity to make new connections and build relationships at a beautiful restaurant that offers a unique experience around delicious, health-conscious food.

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Test Paint Colors  

Myth-Buster: The Right Way to Test Paint Colors ...

Love rich colors? Some hues need a special ingredient to come out right. Plus: See what 5 pros say about where and how to test your paint. #1 Paint Directly on the Wall ... This is true for interiors as well as exteriors.

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Housing Affordability  

Three California Housing Issues to Watch in 2018 ...

Rising rents and home prices forced California’s housing crisis to the front of Gov. Jerry Brown’s and lawmakers’ agenda in 2017. Legislators passed the most comprehensive package of housing bills in recent memory designed to increase spending on low-income development and encourage more construction in general. But the bills, according to independent analyses, won’t do much to make housing cheaper in the state.

Get the scoop

Fixer-Upper  

Considering a Fixer-Upper? Here’s What You Need to Know ...

Homebuyers often start their search looking to score a deal on a fixer-upper, hoping to transform it into their dream home. Though it sounds like fun, the reality is that the overhaul process—fraught with decision-making, unexpected headaches, and constant price considerations—can quickly overwhelm.

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Interest Rates  

Fast Facts

California median home price - December 2017: $549,560 (Source: CAR)

California highest median home price by region/county December 2017: Mateo, $1,500,000 (Source: CAR)

California lowest median home price by region/county December 2017: Lassen, $175,000 (Source: CAR)

Conforming mortgage rates - week ending 1/18/2018 (Source: Freddie Mac)

30-yr. fixed: 4.04% fees/points: 0.6%
• 15-yr. fixed: 3.49% fees/points: 0.5%

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AT VENICE BEACH LIVING ...

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 venicebeachliving.com or give us a call at 310.773.6945.

CJ COLE, BROKER
Venice Beach Living

Phone: 310.823.3129 . 310.773.6945
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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.