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  • Mid-Century Modern Homes are Real Blasts from the Past

    Since this is Modernism Week in Palm Springs, which draws fans of the architectural style from all over the country, we thought it was a good time to take a look at what makes this type of home so alluring. Also known as Mid-Century Modern, they typically are long, low-slung houses with floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed […]

  • Claim Your Cali: Skyy Vodka Turns Millennials Into Real Estate Mini-Moguls

    It’s probably the smallest piece of California property anyone could ever own: 1 square feet of desert land near the town of Borrego Springs east of San Diego. And not just one piece of land, but thousands of them, side by side, covering 20 acres. All thanks to Susan Einemo of our San Diego Central […]

  • Devoted Duos: Love Is in the Air (and the Office)

    Is working with your valentine a good idea? We talked to several married couples in our branch offices who think it is. They’re together practically all day, every day, and even when they’re not, they’re constantly in touch on great deals for their appreciative clients. Think about it: If you’re a client, you get two […]

  • Fall in Love With the Perfect Master Suite

    We know that, much like everyone else in this world, you’re busy all week long. Whether you’re focusing on your career, building a family, or doing both, there’s no shortage of things to do in a week. That’s why it’s so important to have your own space to come home to, a private retreat away […]

  • Our Agents Found Their Perfect at REIMAGINE 2017

    More than 1,100 of our agents were thrilled to receive new tech tools, hear expert speakers, and witness the unveiling of our 2017 branding campaign, “Find Your Perfect,” in a day filled with motivation, knowledge, and unlimited networking at REIMAGINE 2017, our annual all-company sales rally. “We are passionate about ensuring our agents are equipped […]

  • Find Your Perfect Baker’s Kitchen

    Everyone has a hobby, but some of us have hobbies that are a bit tastier than others. If baking is a passion of yours, a large, fully equipped kitchen is probably at the top of your list when you search for a home. We found several homes on the market right now that have professional-grade […]

  • Congratulations to Monica Nash in Our Del Mar Office

    Thanks to her superior real estate knowledge, willingness to help clients and colleagues alike, amazing positive attitude, and outstanding relationship skills, Monica Nash of our Del Mar office has received the 2016 REALTOR® of the Year Award from the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR). “We are so proud that the WCR’s San Diego chapter’s board […]

  • A Home So Stylish, It’s In a Maserati Commercial

    Whiting Woods is a peaceful enclave above Glendale known for its natural vistas, protected trees and hiking trails. Situated here is a residence that rests on an expansive, picturesque plateau with captivating vistas. Maserati North America found the home so inviting, it was featured last December in the company’s holiday-themed TV ad. Completed in 2013, […]

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  • 6 Stunning Santa Barbara Properties for Sale

    Now that Santa Barbara branch manager Kyle Kemp has told us why Santa Barbara is his perfect, it’s time to find your perfect home in the gorgeous Southern California city. These properties are all unique and special in their own ways, but share the beautiful location of Santa Barbara in common.  Santa Barbara | Daniel Encell […]

  • View the Complete List of 2017 Listing Nominees

    You may have heard that the Oscar nominations were announced at the end of January. And although “La La Land” took home tons of nominations, we were less focused on Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone onscreen than we were on the location they filmed in: Los Angeles. L.A., like all of Southern California, has some of […]

  • The Agent Edge: Episode 16

    Welcome to The Agent Edge: Episode 16! In this podcast episode, we are joined by Suzy Ealand, a 5 Year Legend award winner in our Santa Ynez Valley office. Suzy previously worked at a construction and new development company but had to switch gears to real estate when the market took a turn in 2008. […]

  • Atlanta vs. New England: Which Super Bowl Team Has Game-Winning Snacks?

    No matter which team you’re cheering for on Sunday, one thing is certain: You’re going to need snacks. And lots of them. We found delicious appetizers, dinner foods, desserts, and drinks that are native to New England and Atlanta, so even if you’re watching the game from your living room in Los Angeles, you’ll feel like […]

  • Maybe It’s Time to Look for a Home with Good Feng Shui

    Chinese New Year began on January 28. No one knows exactly when the first New Year celebration began in China, but it was said to start from the year-end religious ceremony during the Shang Dynasty, 1766 B.C.-1122 B.C. On the Chinese calendar, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, one of 12 animals that appear […]

  • Mary Lee Blaylock is a San Diego 500

    After just two years in her new hometown, Mary Lee Blaylock, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, was recently profiled in the San Diego Business Journal’s “San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders.” “Being included among this exceptional group is a true honor,” said Mary Lee, whose strong customer focus […]

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  • What You Can Buy: Southern California

    Southern California has to be one of the nicest places in the world to live, so it’s no surprise that the beautiful homes come at steep prices. Not every home on the market is a multimillion-dollar property, though. We found three great homes on the market priced in the $500,000s. Not ready to buy a home […]

  • Rich Moore Buys Mediterranean-Style House in Hollywood Hills West

    TV and film director Rich Moore has purchased a home in the historic Whitley Heights area of Hollywood Hills West for $2.11 million. Tim Swan of our Brentwood office was listing agent for the Mediterranean-style house built in 1998. Located in a small, gated enclave, amenities include a Moroccan-tiled swimming pool and spa, lawns, and […]

  • The Arc House is an Extraordinary Work of Art

    From concept to completion, it took four years to finish The Arc House. All the hard work and planning paid off though, as it was named Custom Home of the Year for Southern California in the BIA Icon Awards, hosted by the Building Industry Association of San Diego County, in both 2014 and 2015.  This home was designed […]

  • So You Resolved to be More Organized in 2017…

    New Year’s resolutions can be hard. According to Statistic Brain, only 9.2 percent of people surveyed felt they were successful in achieving their resolution last year. If you’re in the same boat as the 90 percent that didn’t feel confident about last year’s resolutions, it’s time to change that. Many of us made a resolution […]

  • Buying a Southern California Home is Within Your Reach

    No question about it: Southern California is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. And trying to save up to buy a home is a real challenge for many would-be owners. In fact, a study last August found that all but two of the country’s 15 worst cities for […]

  • How Rising Interest Rates Might Affect Homebuying in 2017 and Beyond

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, or refinancing your current residence, the news that the Federal Reserve approved raising its benchmark interest rate from 0.5 percent to 0.75 percent last December 14 might have just been a blip on your radar. But what should have caught your attention wasn’t just that the rate inched […]

  • Chargers’ Antonio Gates Lists His Hollywood Hills Home

    Chargers’ tight end Antonio Gates and wife Sasha’s contemporary Hollywood Hills home features over a half-million dollars in designer upgrades. Ideal for a lock-and-leave lifestyle and perfect for entertaining, the intimate hilltop retreat is minutes away from the best shopping, finest restaurants, and Hollywood hot spots. Tucked against a hillside, the spacious, remodeled five-bedroom, four-and-a...

  • Find Your Perfect in Santa Barbara

    “As I travel around the world, everybody knows where Santa Barbara is. They’ve either been here or want to visit here.” That’s Kyle Kemp, branch manager of our Santa Barbara office, describing his hometown. He’s one of the approximately 90,000 residents who love their beachside city–not to mention the millions more who enjoy visiting “The […]

  • 8 Remodeled Homes Ready For You

    There are few feelings better than moving into your brand-new home. Sure, moving day can get crazy, but once the dust is settled and everything has found its place, you finally have a home that is brand-new (at least to you) and ready to enjoy. When you search for a home, there are always several […]

  • 6 Home Upgrades That Won’t Break the Bank (Or Your Walls)

    We know how important your home is to you, and that selling it is a big decision. That is why our agents are here to walk you through the process and guide you every step of the way. They also work to ensure you are getting top dollar for one of your most prized possessions: your […]

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  • Grand L.A. Home Captures the Essence of a European Estate

    Built in 1921 in Windsor Square–one of Los Angeles’ classic neighborhoods–this gracious estate has been immaculately restored by noted architect William Hefner. It was featured in the May 2014 issue of House Beautiful, and is on the market for $4.1 million. Notable neighbors include the mayor, whose official residence is in Windsor Square. Restored with […]

  • What You Can Buy: Los Angeles

    In Los Angeles you’ll find some of the most beautiful luxury homes in the world. Here’s a few that you can buy in L.A. right now for about $2.4 million. Beverly Hills | $2,499,000 Presented by Cristie St. James and Markus Canter This private mid-century home is located in the coveted celebrity “Crest Streets” neighborhood. Perched on a […]

  • It’s September–Time to Celebrate Oktoberfest

    It’s still September, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start celebrating Oktoberfest. The beer-and-bratwurst festival got its start in Bavaria in 1810 as a horse race, held as a part of the wedding festivities of King Ludwig I and his wife, Theresie. The citizens liked the race so much that it became an annual event. […]

  • Homes You Can Refurbish, Rent Out, Flip, or Live In

    If you’ve ever considered owning a second home for vacation purposes, as a source of income or investing, or buying a home to flip it, you should definitely do some research first. Once you’ve determined that buying a second property is something that you’d like to do, your initial step is to consult a licensed real estate agent who can […]

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  • Is Investing In or “Flipping” a Home Right for You?

    Have you been thinking about buying a home that someone pays you to live in? What about buying a home, fixing it up, and selling it for a tidy profit? Being a landlord or “flipping” a house might sound daunting to single-family homeowners. But they also can be attractive solutions for someone who wants a […]

  • Expert Advice for Selling Your Home for the First Time

    When it comes to selling your home, the procedure is different almost every time. That’s why you need to find an experienced real estate agent who will guide you through the process, using their market knowledge, experience, and a detailed strategy. We talked to Kurt Galitski, a REALTOR®-Broker Associate in our Newport Beach office, who is an expert when […]

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  • The First-Time Homebuyer’s Ultimate Guide

    Thinking of buying a home for the first time? After reviewing our homebuying checklist, you’ll find there’s much more to it than location, location, location.   You want to make sure nothing slips through the cracks. That’s why it’s important to work with an experienced real estate agent. Some have developed great reputations for guiding […]

  • Quiz: Where Should You Live in Southern California?

    Every city and community in Southern California is unique and special in its own way. Should you live in Downtown San Diego, which provides both big city living and an easygoing, beachy lifestyle, or Beverly Hills, an upscale community with a small-town feel? Maybe you’re looking for a tight-knit, affordable community known for its beaches, […]

  • 8 Ocean Views You Can Enjoy From Home

    Who doesn’t love a good ocean view? Here in Southern California, we love anything with an ocean view: restaurants, museums, theme parks, and especially our homes. If you don’t currently live as close to the Pacific Ocean as you’d like, you’re in luck. We found eight properties on the market right now that you can […]

  • Best Ocean-View Restaurants in Southern California

    Who wouldn’t want to have fresh California cuisine, seafood, and cocktails while enjoying views of the surf, sand, and sunset? Below we’ve listed eight ocean-view restaurants in Southern California. Some offer fine dining experiences while others offer a casual, laidback atmosphere, but they all offer delicious food, beverages, and spectacular views of the Pacific.  Our favorite […]

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