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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is a city within Los Angeles County,
California. As part of what is known as both the
South Bay and the Beach Cities, it is a highly desirable
place to live for many reasons including its beach
chic lifestyle, temperate climate, convenient
location and high performing schools.

Immortalized by the Beach Boys in
“Surfin’ USA” (…“all over Manhattan”),
the beaches are fabulous and surfing,
volleyball, bicycling and jogging are very popular.
  The city has a large amount of parks
and greenery for its size, and the
downtown area features many restaurants
and boutiques, from casual to upscale.

Manhattan Beach real estate
Few areas offer such a wide variety
of property choice as Manhattan Beach.
Everything from starter condos to large estate homes.
There is always a strong demand for homes in the city.
At any given time there is typically a lot of
new construction with developers building
spec homes on individual lots.
The city is broken into 5 separate areas:

The Sand Section
Starting at the beach and working inland.
In general this is the most expensive
area of Manhattan Beach.

The Strand features oceanfront property and ranges
from older very small cottages to large newer homes.
The trend over time is that the older homes are torn
down and replaced by new beautiful structures.

The Walkstreets
No vehicles on these streets, hence the name.
Located on both hillside areas as you head
towards the beach, and flat streets a little further East.
Highly desirable.

North Manhattan / El Porto

Basically the same feel as the rest of the
Sand Section but pricing tends to be slightly
more affordable the further North you go.

The Hill Section

With larger lots than the Sand Section,
many of the newer estate homes are here,
some built on double lots with ocean views. 
A large amount of older homes also remain.

The Tree Section

As the name suggests, the area has many trees
and some streets are named after tree species…
Maple, Walnut, Oak, Pine, etc. 
Offering good sized lots for a coastal community,
the homes vary in style and size, with the
area having a somewhat country type feel
and more suburban than beachy.

East Manhattan

Broken into two areas:
Mira Costa / Manhattan Beach Heights 
& Liberty Village.
Some of the largest lots in the city are found here.
Traditionally the area offered somewhat more value for
money than the communities closer to the beach but over
the years that has been less so as more new quality homes
are built, and prices have risen to be more in line
with similar properties West of Sepulveda Boulevard.

Manhattan Village

A gated community East of Sepulveda Boulevard 
with a choice of property types and a variety of amenities. 

What my clients are saying  

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** Colin is the real deal. I've dealt with many agents over the years to buy and sell and I haven't always had the best experiences. He, on the other hand, imparts an immediate sense of calm when he explains how he works and what to expect. He is graceful and eloquent, but most of all, knowledgeable and experienced, and his negotiating skills are second to none. He helped me find a home that was a perfect fit for me and assisted greatly when things got difficult and the deal almost fell apart. Real estate transactions can be very stressful. Quite frankly, I will never use anyone else to buy or sell another home - Colin is that good.


~ Chn33 / Palos Verdes Estates

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** First, Colin Campbell helped us to buy a nice new home with views of Manhattan Beach. Second, my current Manhattan Beach house was sold in a quick and efficient manner. Thanks to Colin Campbell and he was always available to answer our questions. Great guy to work with and we highly recommended Colin Campbell.


~ Allee Harmony / Manhattan Beach

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** Colin is a friendly, professional dedicated real estate agent. We had a wonderful experience working with him. We always felt confident with his expert advice and we felt very supported throughout the entire house-buying process. Colin was always very committed to our satisfaction. We felt like a priority. We also appreciate the kind of person he is and would give him our business again and again.


~ Erin Infusino / Palos Verdes Estates

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** We were very happy with Colin's services in the sale of our home. At our first meeting we were impressed with his heartfelt honesty and willingness to assist us without being pushy. We kept Colin in mind and when we were thinking of selling our home and contacted him, he responded immediately with a complete market survey of the houses in our area. He continued to inform us of the state of the market until we decided definitely to list with him. It was with great diligence and expertise that Colin advanced with the sales procedure. He was most helpful and competent in all aspects of the sale. In addition, Colin was always a gentleman. His appearance is clean cut, and he is consistently suitably dressed for business. We highly recommend him.


~ Avner5 / Palos Verdes Estates

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** From the first meeting we were impressed with Colin Campbell. He had the market knowledge, understood our needs, listened to our concerns and the fact for some reason the house was not attracting offers we needed when it was listed with the previous agent. His market analysis surprised us. The price Colin can get for the property was better than we expected. When we showed doubt he expressed confidence that the property will sell at, or slightly higher than the listing price. He delivered on each of the predictions he made, including the time period he will sell the house in. That is why we give him 5 Star. And, also for his professional and courteous services.


~ Natu Patel 1008 / Rancho Palos Verdes

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** Colin was recommended by my Loan Officer. I was impressed by how quickly he contacted me. We met and went over the type of property I was looking for. He found 10 homes. We visited each one the following weekend. The 3rd one we visited was the one I really loved. We put in a bid and I was able to buy the home. I was really impressed by Colin's knowledge and skill in finding a property of my dreams. I really love my home and appreciate how Colin was able to find it within two weeks.


~ Gitnouye / Rancho Palos Verdes

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** Very professional, organized, and focused. Completely understood the features & selling points and how to market the house. Sold the house in 4 days for over asking price. Photos and marketing materials were first rate. Doesn't get any better than this.


~ Jvee72 / Palos Verdes Estates

***** Highly likely to recommend ***** Colin has found us two homes which we purchased with his help, as well as selling our last home. His approach is honest, sincere and extremely professional. He was thorough in his research of what we were looking for and provided detailed information regarding the neighborhoods and current values for us to consider. We won't hesitate to call him when we are looking for another property.


~ Ent Bus client / Los Angeles

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