New “C” Unit On the Market at 5406 #18

With only 17 home sales in all of 2018 it’s pretty clear that sellers were surprisingly in no rush to list their homes.  Inventory remained low for the year and hopefully 2019 will see a great number of homes for sale in Fusion.  The year is starting off well with a new “C” floorplan that just came on the market priced at $735,000.  Listed with Jodi Keel of D Reams and Co, the floorplan is one of the smaller layouts but unlike the A & B units, the home has an attached garage.  Call, text or email us for more information on this newest Fusion listing.

Fusion 2018 – Year in Review

2018 was a great year for home sales in Fusion At South Bay, one of the South Bay’s only newer construction gated communities.  There were 17 home sales with the low price of the year at $670,000 for a 1,000 (est) foot B floorplan and the highest price of the year was $855,000 for a 3 bedroom J unit.  The unit originally sold even higher but ran into appraisal issues.  The average price per foot (which doesn’t necessarily mean as much as usual as some realtors use the builders data, showing larger square footage, and some realtors use the tax assessor’s data, which is often much smaller) was $597 and median price per foot was at $602.  Located in the Hollyglen neighborhood of Hawthorne, Fusion sits just across the street from Manhattan Beach which lends itself to an even higher demand as many buyers are priced out of the adjacent neighborhoods.  The homes were generally built in 2006-2008 (with some variance).  Although there are currently no active homes for sale we do update our active Fusion listings page so visit to see any new listings.

Average days on market was 11 for the year….incredible.

Address
Model
Closed Price – List Price
Price per foot
Bed/ Baths
Sq Feet
Close Date
5404 W
149th PL #12
J
$815,000  $798,000
$455.31
3/1,1,1,0
1790/OTH
3/23/2018
5410 W
149th PL #14
F
$805,000  $785,000
$570.92
2/3,0,0,0
1410/A
3/30/2018
5511 W
149th PL #15
D
$730,000  $699,000
$588.71
2/2,0,0,0
1240/A
4/5/2018
5509 W
149th PL #10
A
$680,000  $649,000
$680.00
2/2,0,0,0
1000/A
5/24/2018
5403 W
149th PL #6
J
$803,000  $798,900
$483.73
3/3,0,0,0
1660/A
5/30/2018
5507 W
149th PL #8
B
$700,000  $679,000
$679.61
2/2,0,0,0
1030/A
6/7/2018
5514 W
149th PL #2
D
$746,999  $759,000
$602.42
2/2,0,0,0
1240/A
6/8/2018
5405 W
149TH PL #10
A
$650,000  $629,000
$650.00
2/2,0,0,0
1000/
6/27/2018
5408 W
149th PL #4
E
$825,000  $810,000
$602.19
2/1,1,1,0
1370/A
7/10/2018
5510 W
149th PL #8
B
$670,000  $675,000
$650.49
2/2,0,0,0
1030/A
7/20/2018
5408 W
149th PL #7
A
$690,000  $649,000
$669.90
2/2,0,0,0
1030/B
8/3/2018
5401 W
149th PL #9
B
$685,000  $679,000
$641.99
2/2,0,0,0
1067/A
8/14/2018
5506 W
149th PL #2
D
$715,000  $725,000
$576.61
2/2,0,0,0
1240/A
8/21/2018
5400 W
149th PL #7
J
$855,000  $880,000
$477.65
3/2,0,1,0
1790/O
9/7/2018
5507 W
149th PL  #9
B
$695,000  $680,000
$674.76
2/2,0,0,0
1030/A
9/20/2018
5507 W
149th PL #11
J
$844,000  $847,500
$471.51
3/3,0,0,0
1790/OTH
10/4/2018
5404 W
149th PL #10
B
$685,000  $675,000
$665.05
2/2,0,0,0
1030/A
10/9/2018

Off Market Sale at 5512 W 149th Pl # 11?

We recently noticed a 3 bedroom condo at 5512 W 149th Pl # 11 coming on the MLS at $850,000 but immediately was a pending sale.  This is often the case when something sells off market but is put on the MLS for various reasons.  The home had been on the market priced at $835,000 back towards the end of summer but the owner decided to pull it off of the market.  If the seller did end up getting this new price or higher that might have been a beneficial delay.  We’ll keep you posted when we have more information.

As of this writing there is another 3 bedroom on the market at 5402 W 149th Place Unit#12.  3 bedroom units are fairly rare as the bulk of the units in Fusion are 2 bedrooms so it’s especially rare to see 2 different 3 bedroom units on the market.

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What’s Nearby? Downtown Manhttan Beach

Downtown Manhattan Beach

There are endless reasons that make Manhattan Beach such a unique and special town, and certainly one of them is the small town charm.  As with any good town, the heart of the city is located in the downtown shopping and dining area.  Only this town center sits just steps from one of the nicest beaches in the world and it’s hard Evening in Downtown Manhattan Beachnot to be amazed and dazzled by the location.  With a variety of restaurants both casual and fine dining, sports bars to catch the games, a boutique and hip hotel and shops for just about everyone, downtown Manhattan Beach really epitomizes the casual yet elegant feel of the city itself.  In addition to the abundance of activities in the center of the city, just a short walk down the street leads you to the sand of world famous Manhattan Beach as well as the Manhattan Beach pier, Roundhouse Aquarium, and the bike and walk paths of The Strand, Manhattan Beach’s oceanfront walk.

Map of downtown Manhattan Beach.

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Finally a New Listing in Fusion South Bay – 5402 W 149th Place #12

By Keith Kyle

It’s been a while since anything came on the market in Fusion but there’s finally a new listing.  5402 W 149th Place #12 is a J floorplan (see video walkthrough of a J layout) that came on the market priced at $829,000.  The J unit is a rare 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath.  Square footage is listed at 1660 square feet but builder data shows 1730 sq feet.  The home offers some upgrades with granite counters, stainless appliances and some hardwood floors in the kitchen area.  The listing agent is Gina Hoffman of Palm Realty Boutique

Email us for more information or to set up a private showing or call us.

Currently No Homes for Sale in Fusion South Bay

What has already been a fairly slow few months in Fusion South Bay has gotten even slower with no new listings on the market in the last month. As Fusion is just across the street from Manhattan Beach but priced in an entirely different range, this has become a very high demand community. With so little inventory the demand certainly doesn’t show signs of easing anytime soon. While there are currently no homes for sale 360 South Bay may be an alternative for buyers. You can also visit our Fusion listings for an updated list of homes for sale when new listings hit the market.

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Latest Fusion South Bay Real Estate News

It’s been a busy market in Fusion with a number of new listings, new escrows, price changes and closed sales. Here’s the latest:

  • 5507 #11 – This is a 3 bedroom J floorplan which is usually very rare but when this hit the market late in August this was the 3rd J unit on the market.  This beautiful home went into escrow quickly and is scheduled to close escrow on September 28th.  List price was $847,500
  • 5512 #11 – This was another 3 bedroom J floorplan that was initially listed at $850,000.  When 5507 was put on the market this home was reduced to $835,000.   They had an offer but the seller decided to pull it off of the market and it’s no longer available.
  • 5404 #10 – This is one of the smaller “B” 2 bedroom units currently active on the market and priced at $675,000.  We believe they’ll have multiple offers and it will be in escrow shortly.
  • 5403 #4 – This is a larger 2 bedroom originally priced at $815,000 and recently reduced to $799,000 and is still active.  It’s a nice unit that faces the interior.
  • 5507 #9 – This is another smaller “B” floorplan that was a relocation.  It sold quickly with multiple offers and is currently pending
  • 5400 #7 – This was yet another 3 bedroom “J” floorplan unit that faced the interior but was towards the end of the complex.  It came out at a fairly huge number of $880,000 and quickly went into escrow.  The unit will close this week at a record sales price for the community.

For more information on all of these visit the current Fusion South Bay listings, or see the recent sales activity in this gated community.

Multiple Open Houses in Fusion South Bay 8/25 and 8/26

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What Makes Fusion South Bay Townhomes Unique?

Fusion South Bay is a rarity in the South Bay.  With undeveloped land almost unheard of there are simply no places to build new housing developements.  While new construction single family and small townhome complexes are all the rage in this hyper active real estate market, larger complexes are a different animal altogether.

Fusion South Bay was built on former industrial land and, along with 360 South Bay, offers one of the only newer community in the area.  What makes Fusion so ideal is the combination of location (just east of Manhattan Beach and a short drive to the beach) price, and age.  As the homes were built around 2006 and 2007 they offer the feel of new construction with contemporary architecture and many of the updated features that home buyers are looking for such as air conditioning, granite counters, open layouts and more.

Location:  Fusion South Bay is located close to very high priced neighborhoods of Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach.  In addition to feeling like they’re a part of these coastal towns, the complex also offers much better commuting options as it’s closer to freeway access than the Beach Cities.  Another fantastic aspect to Fusion is that it sits in the Hollyglen area of Hawthorne but unlike much of Hawthorne, it offers access to the award winning Wiseburn School District

Price:  Fusion is a great alternative to neighboring communities as you get far more for your money.  Something of a similar age in Redondo Beach could be $150K or more higher than Fusion.  As of this post the smallest 2 bedrooms which are the A and B floorplans start in the low $600,000 with the larger 3 bedroom J units selling over $800,000.  Homes in 360 South Bay are priced well above that and HOA dues in Fusion are also considerably less at just around $200 a month.

Age:  While there are plenty of new 2 and 3 on a lot townhomes in Redondo Beach the prices for those units have reached an all time high.  Fusion condos and townhomes gives that same feeling of mondern construction as a much lower price.  While each home is different with some builder upgrades in most but not all, the homes still have all of the modern features most people are looking for.

For buyers feeling priced out of the South Bay cities of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa, El Segundo and Redondo Beach, Fusion South Bay is a great alternative.

See the current Fusion homes for sale or contact us for more information about this great community.

All of the Sudden Some Homes on the Market in Fusion South Bay – 4/28/18

We haven’t seen much on the market recently in Fusion South Bay, one of the South Bay’s only relatively newer construction communities. There’s been a jump this past week with three new listings ranging from the smallest A floorplan up to the larger 3 bedroom. View all of the Fusion floorplans here. The prices are still reaching new heights with the A floorplan priced at $649,000 although the 3 bedroom was priced below the prices of the most recent comps both selling over $800,0000.

Current Fusion listings and pending home sales

**We are not directly affiliated with Fusion at South Bay. Homes and units are all individually owned. We represent many buyers and sellers in the community but the homes for sale and past listings may be represented by other real estate professionals