The Malibu Real Estate Blog
Giving you the low down on the high end.

Ba Humbug! Half-Finished Ocean View Project Hits The Sk...

It appears someone’s spec project has hit the skids in the hills of Malibu. What’s unusual about this one is that it’s a large, nice, ocean view project in a neighborhood of homes in the $4-$7 million dollar range. The partially framed project came on the market last month at $3,950,000 and got a whopper of a price slash this week... 

More rare than the sushi at Nobu…..a Malibu Condo...

Currently Malibu has 78 condos on the market and roughly half of them have had a price reduction since being listed. Only one has sold in the last 90 days and many agents are claiming the phone just ain’t ringing for condo’s right now. That’s a serious flat spell! The highest price unit on the market is $3.6m for a swanky new pad across... 

La Costa Beach Bargain. The Price Chop continues!

A house on La Costa Beach goes up for sale in Nov. for $17,500,000. The house offers numerous bedrooms on 81 feet of frontage and is an original 1964 beach house in good shape. The house sells 42 days later for $11,300,000! Keep in mind that two blocks up the coast is Carbon Beach where 81 feet of frontage will run almost $20,000,000. Either the listing... 

How to Chop it Right! Big Price Reduction Brings the Bu...

A lesson for Sellers. There is  a really great house for sale in Malibu that went on the market in Feb. of 2007 at $4,775,000. A few months later the owners dropped the price to $4,575,000. On Jan. 24, 2008 the owners went for the big  chop and dropped the price almost $800,000! It soon had buyers swarming and the offers came in. That’s a million...