Playa Vista Market Report: Happy Veterans Day, the Growing L.A. Home Sales Records Plus Above Asking Price Record Highs!

I would like to thank all war veterans everywhere for their service. This memorial holiday goes back to World War I, which officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

The inventory in the Playa Vista condo resale market is holding steady with only 4 active condo listings and 13 pending sales. The majority of current pending sales are in escrow for over the initial asking price and many of the lucky sellers received multiple offers. Additionally, as a result of this tight Seller’s market, many buyers are offering sellers flexible lease-back terms, often with below market or no rent during this period of time.

You might wonder just how competitive the current marketplace is? Well, among the 123 closings since the beginning of the year, 15 condos have sold for over $50K higher than the original asking price, which represents about 10% of all the sales. In fact, all of these closings happened from the summer months to the latter part of the year with the greater number sold in the $1,000,000 to $1,200,000 price range.

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Times published “Silicon Beach leads the latest surge in home sale growth in L.A.” It talks about a record-breaking quarter that saw median sales prices in L.A. County hitting a decade high, while average days on market around a decade low. Neighboring communities have also benefited from rapid growth. Venice is getting more and more expensive, pushing people to move to Marina del Rey. Restaurants, hotels and entertainment are certainly growing in the harbor town. Growth isn’t slowing down across California counties.

For more information about any of the new homes or other properties featured in this newsletter or this week’s open house schedule, please feel free to contact me. I am happy to offer you additional information about the community, Playa Vista Elementary School and the dynamic marketplace.

Enjoy the long weekend!

 

Winnie Licht
Broker, Realtor ®
CalBRE #01272501
Palm Realty Boutique
Phone: 310-745-7468
Email: winnie@winnielicht.com
www.PlayaVistaHomeSales.com
THE PLAYA VISTA SPECIALISTS

 


Featured Homes

IN ESCROW in just one week!
Carabela #309 – 12975 Agustin Place #309 | 3 Bd + 2.5 Ba + 2 Balconies + 2 Side-by-Side
Approx. 1962 Sq. Ft. | Total HOA for PVPAL & Carabela is $731 | Offered at $1,195,600


IN ESCROW in just one week!
Tempo #442 – 6020 Seabluff Dr | 2 Bd + 2 Ba + Balcony + 2 Non-Tandem Parking Spaces
Approx. 910 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Tempo is $556 | Offered at $755,500

JUST SOLD FOR $15,000 OVER ASKING!
Coronado #408 – 7100 Playa Vista Drive | 2 Bd + Ofc + Loft + 3 Ba + Tandem Parking
Approx. 1,892 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Coronado is $688 | Offered at $1,145,000

JUST SOLD FOR $70,000 OVER ASKING! HIGHEST PRICED PLAN 3 IN ESPLANADE!
Esplanade #404 – 13080 Pacific Promenade | 2 Bd + 2 Ba + Storage + Side-by-Side Parking
Approx. 1,355 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Esplanade is $547 | Offered at $895,000

JUST SOLD FOR $25,000 OVER ASKING!
13077 Bluff Creek Drive in Icon | 4 Bd + 2 Ofc + 3 Full Ba + 2 Powder + 2 Balconies
Approx. 3,860 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Icon is $481 | Offered at $2,360,000

1JUST SOLD FOR $13,000 OVER ASKING!
The Lofts #213 – 13020 Pacific Promenade | 2 Bd + 2 Ba + Large Balcony
Approx. 1,090 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & The Lofts is $670 | Offered at $812,000

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SOLD AS THE HIGHEST PRICED PLAN 3 IN BRIDGEWAY MILLS AT THE TIME!
Bridgeway Mills #19 – 5400 Playa Vista Dr. 
| 2 Bd + Loft +2.5 Ba + 3 Patios + 3-car garage Approx. 2,050 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL &  BWM is $690 | Sold at $1,240,000

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LEASED!
6315 Para Way | 3 Bd+Den+3 Full Ba+2 Powder+3-Car Garage
Approx. 3,585 SF | Offered at $8,300 per month

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IN ESCROW IN JUST 1 WEEK AND SOLD FOR $35,000 ABOVE ASKING!
Serenade #128 – 13031 VIllosa Place #128 
| 2 Bd + Office +2.5 Ba + 2 Patios + Storage cage
Approx. 2,020 SF | 
Total HOA for PVPAL & Serenade is $759 | Sold at $1,225,000

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IN ESCROW WITHIN 3 DAYS AFTER DEBUTING & SOLD AT ASKING!
Tapestry II #3 – 6020 Celedon Creek 
| 3 Bd + Large Room of Garage + 2.5 Ba + 2-car garage Approx. 2,140 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Tapestry II is $630 | Sold at $1,376,500

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SOLD FOR $123,000 OVER ASKING AND CLOSED IN 21 DAYS!
Esplanade #309 – 13080 Pacific Promenade | 2 Bd + Office + Alcove + 2.5 Ba + 2 Balconies Approx. 1,653 SF | Total HOA for PVPAL & Esplanade is $572 | Sold at $1,108,000

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SOLD FOR $20,000+ OVER ASKING IN 1 WEEK!
Carabela #336 – 12975 Agustin Pl 
| 2 Bd + 2.5 Ba + Patio | Approx. 1,640 SF
Total HOA for PVPAL & Carabela is $650 | Sold at $950,00 

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