We're quibbling with the language used to describe a couple of newer listings. One suggests it's by the beach, but it's a mile away. (That's 509 N. Prospect in Redondo Beach.) Another says it's a "fixer," but an honest appraisal would be that the home's a wreck that needs to be scraped and something new built in its place. (1801 Elm in Manhattan Beach.) Finally, I looked back at one listing description from a few years ago that I just loved.
Interesting to note: The Breeze found it necessary to drop the addresses of the 2 properties whose listing language I challenged. We probably could have worked out the dispute but we were on deadline. Live and learn. For what it's worth, 509 N. Prospect now has a deal, but we're guessing that the buyers figured out