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Real Estate Insider: Chris...

  South Bay native Chris Adlam has specialized in residential home sales since 1987. Today, as one of the top realtors for Vista Sotheby’s International Realty, he’s the go-to guy when it comes to the South Bay—and the Palos Verdes Peninsula, i...

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Real Estate Insider: Dave...

Jennifer and Dave Caskey are a team in everything they do, from running Caskey & Caskey, their award-winning South Bay real estate firm based with Shorewood Realtors in Hermosa Beach (part of the Herman Group), to raising their three sons. Here, Dave ...

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Real Estate Insider: Steve...

    South Bay DIGS recently had the pleasure of sitting down with long-time South Bay real estate duo Steve and Ceci Watts, who specialize in Peninsula real estate. AS TOLD TO RACHEL DOTSON | PHOTOGRAPHED BY KIERON MCKAY First things first. Why...

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The Year Ahead: California...

  After a mostly flat 2014, slow and steady is the theme of California housing predictions for 2015   BY RACHEL DOTSON California home sales tempered in 2014, falling roughly 8.2 percent behind the previous year. But with positive housing indica...

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Setting the stage: A...

If you’re addicted to HGTV like we are, you’ve probably seen “home stager to the stars” Meridith Baer on the show, “Selling LA,” and on the network’s documentary series, “Staged to Perfection.” Baer is the namesake behind her company, Me...

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Old Hollywood’s “Architect to...

Orphaned at age 4, the young Paul Revere Williams dreamed of becoming an architect. His teachers suggested he pursue something different because no one would hire a black man to design a home. Not only did he achieve his dream, but he became Hollywood’s...

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Real Estate Insider: Bob...

Bob Salim’s no-nonsense approach to selling and developing homes has won him a loyal client base and phenomenal success. This native Angeleno who grew up in Sherman Oaks and now lives in the Beach Cities leveraged a background in finance and a strong et...

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Real Estate Insider: Gerard...

  South Bay Real Estate agent Gerard Bisignano has an eye for architecture, and it’s no surprise, given his earlier career as a photographer. Get to know the agent who set a record in 2011 for the highest recorded home sale in the South Bay—an ic...

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Real Estate Insider: Lily...

    Real Estate Insider Lily Liang | Vista Sotheby’s   by Heidi Walter A native of Taiwan, Lily Liang learned the basics of real estate from her mother, who invested in rental properties. After moving to the United States, Lily began ...

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Real Estate Insider: Susan...

  Real Estate Insider Susan Jensen & Alli Baldocchi | South Bay Brokers   by Heidi Walter   Susan Jensen and Alli Baldocchi are a mother/daughter dynamo when it comes to real estate in the South Bay. With strong local roots, a vested ...

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Real Estate Insider: Steve...

    Steve Day & Kendra Day Day & Associates   by Heidi Walter   Though Steve Day has traveled all over the world, nothing compares to the South Bay for him. A native of Rolling Hills, he spent many days as a kid running through...

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Real Estate Insider: Alison...

    Alison Clay-Duboff RE/MAX Estate Properties   by Heidi Walter   Alison Clay-Duboff refers to herself as “dorky” because she develops sentiment for her clients (she recently stayed up all night over paperwork, making sure every...