Coachella Music and Arts Festival: Short Term Rentals In Indio Soar


By now, if you haven’t been to the Coachella Music and Arts Festival (going on this weekend and next), you’ve at least heard of it.  I’ll start out by saying that the only thing more difficult than not being at the festival, is writing about it at the exact same time it’s going on.  That being said, the impact this festival has on the local economy and community is colossal, so the pain I endured in the making of this article is justified!   

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$100 Million Listings: The Future Of The Luxury Home Market

The Beverly House

Last week real estate history was made when the “unsellable” Fleur de Lys estate in Holmby Hills was sold for a record breaking $102 million dollars IN CASH (hence the record breaking part).  Many in the industry are now speculating as to what this means for the future of the luxury home market.  Well, the $135 million listing of the historic Beverly House might just answer that question for us.   Read the rest of this entry »


March Real Estate Market Inventory Report

April is here and it is time for another installment of our Los Angeles Real Estate Market Inventory Report.  Each month we construct this report with the intention of providing our agents, peers, and clients, with the information they need to make clear and calculated decisions based off statistical market findings and trends.
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Realtors: Know Your Audience!


We all know the obvious differences between generations – affinity for technology, car preference, and TV volume level – but let’s take a look at how generation Y, generation X, the baby boomers, and the silent generation differ in why and how they tend to buy and sell real estate. Read the rest of this entry »


Kenny Rogers’ Liongate Estate in Bel Air Listed for $65 Mil


Are you wondering what to do with that extra $65 Million you have lying around?  Look no further, the Liongate estate in East Gate Bel Air is on the market and waiting for you. Read the rest of this entry »


The Four Traits of Highly Effective Realtors


Ever wonder what makes top producing agents so successful and effective?  If yes, keep reading – if no, now you are so keep reading.  The answer lies in a shared set of  ”success traits” that drive these agents to excel.  Sales stardom doesn’t necessarily rely on the embodiment of these traits – but rather to what degree you express them.

The 4 traits most pertinent to achieving sales greatness are widely agreed upon to be dominanceinfluencepersonal values, and emotional resilience. The combination and intensity of these traits conveyed in an individual are key predictors of how easy or difficult it will be to find success in a sales role. Read the rest of this entry »


Lakers Lose, Jim Buss Wins: real estate therapy 101

jim buss dana point house
With the Los Angeles Lakers at a low point in franchise history,
this Lakers Exec turns to real estate for a win. 
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Berry Gordy Lists Century City “Safe House”

Berry Gordy Century Towers

Berry Gordy, founder of the seminal Motown record label, has recently placed his two-unit Century City condo on the market for $1,995,000 Million.  Gordy’s 4 Acre gated estate, a mere 5 miles away in Bel-Air, makes his condo at the Century Towers less of a condo and more of a “safe-house” meets “crash pad” kind of spot. Read the rest of this entry »