Over the past few years, North Redondo Beach 90278 has become one of the hottest real estate markets. Scroll down to see view new listings or learn more below.
So what is driving all the activity in this zip code? Value. Buyers get more for their investment dollar in North Redondo Beach (90278) than any other coastal community in Los Angeles Count.
Great schools, jobs, freeway access, weather, beach proximity, restaurants, shopping, movie theaters and more, North Redondo Beach has it all.
North Redondo homes have been historically priced lower than South Redondo Beach (90277) and this trend is expected to hold. Year to date for 2016 the median 90278 price is $850,000 while the 90277 median is just over $1,000,000.
There are a few factors driving the price differential with the main driver being geography. South Redondo Beach is further west with beach front and ocean view properties that command higher prices.
North Redondo is "Beach" in name only as it is entirely landlocked. It is bound by Manhattan Beach Blvd to the north, 190th St to the South, Torrance to the east and Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach to the west.
You can find everything starting with entry level condominiums, attached and detached 2 and 3 on a lot townhomes, mid century tract homes, up to luxury Single Family Houses and these will be discussed further.
The Redondo Beach Golden Hills is one of the hottest and most desirable neighborhoods in Redondo Beach. Many homes may have mountain or city views and some are and easy bike ride or within walking distance to the beach.
The Golden Hills mostly offers "Tall & Skinny" Single Family Residences which are around 1900 SqFt of living area on 2500 SqFt lots. These homes often have reverse floor plans with the living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom found upstairs and two bedrooms found on the main level. Vaulted ceilings are common and many have original exposed wood ceilings.
New construction in the Golden Hills has hit new highs with homes being priced at $1.5M and higher.
The El Nido neighborhood is located east and west of Inglewood Ave, south of Ripley and north of 190th street. There are many single family residences, (houses) on lots up to 7500 SqFt. Because of the lot size there were a number of 3000+ SqFt homes built there previously and expect to see more. The high end has topped out at around $1.6-$1.7M.
The easternmost properties, adjacent to Hawthorne Blvd and east of the train tracks, are actually City of Torrance with a Redondo Beach mailing address. That means that the schools and other services are Torrance.
The north east quadrant of MLS Area 151 is referred to as the TRW tract. These are streets east of Vail, north of Robinson and south of Manhattan Beach Blvd. You will find single family houses here and some of the largest lots in North Redondo Beach.
North and South refers to which side of Artesia Blvd the property is located on.
MLS Area 151 is north of Artesia Blvd and just east of Manhattan Beach. Villas South is located south of Artesia.
You can find everything starting with entry level condominiums, attached and detached 2 and 3 on a lot townhomes, mid century tract homes, up to luxury Single Family Houses.
Follow the links to view North Redondo Beach homes for sale.
If you are thinking of buying a home in North Redondo you have to be prepared to act quickly. That means having a solid pre-approval letter from a direct lender and working with a local Realtor who specializes in Redondo Beach.
The reason you need the former is because sellers will often not respond to offers that aren't fully documented.
The reason you need to be represented by someone locally is because many properties are sold "off market"meaning they never make it to this website or any others. Well connected Realtors in Redondo typically belong to networking groups and share listings. At a minimum you will know what is coming on the market before anyone else with the right local agent.
The Broker's Open tour is on Thursday and many listings may be held until Wednesday or even Thursday morning before hitting the MLS. That means that by the time you see it you may be too late.
Although homes for sale in Redondo Beach CA have been in high demand for the past few years and this trend is likely to continue, it takes more than a yard sign and an open house or two to sell your house.
To sell for the highest price, homes have to be properly presented, priced, and marketed. That means hi resolution professional photos, 3D and standard video, staging, and being realistic as to timing and listing price.
If you are considering selling a home in Redondo Beach, do the following: