Flex Time

Since this weekend is setting temperature records, you might want to increase the heat quotient by socially-distancing your way to Muscle Beach in Venice, which dates back to the 1930s when L.A.’s Works Progress Administration installed exercise equipment immediately...
Aunt Becky Sells Out

Aunt Becky Sells Out

Many notable deals we handle (including a couple this week not mentioned in this newsletter) are with notable people. We sign non-disclosure agreements and try to keep their big-ticket purchases out of the papers. But over 25 people touch each escrow we close, and if...
Is the high-end overheated?

Is the high-end overheated?

In case you were worried about them, the ultra-rich are still buying homes. In March and April combined, L.A. County recorded 82 home sales of $5,000,000 or more, including 14 transactions north of $10M.  In the same period of 2019, 85 residential sales of $5M or...
Virtual Realty

Virtual Realty

I took time over the last couple of weeks to shoot and add virtual tours to my property listings that were without them; apparently, an effort not in vain. According to the National Association of Realtors, 25% of Realtors with buyers who wrote contracts on homes this...