Holmby Hills Homes for Sale

Star Broker or Not? Decision Comes Down to Deciding Who Can Get the Job Done

In luxury real estate, any type of branding, from the name of the building to the attached star architect, developer or designer, can add value and help drive sales. But what’s the impact of a star broker when it comes to buying or selling a property? That depends on how the broker made a name for him or herself, [...]

Compass broker Tomer Fridman to star in new Kardashian real estate show

Real estate agent to the stars Tomer Fridman and Scott Disick of “Keeping up with the Kardashian” fame are partnering up to star in a reality show centered around house flipping. The show is tentatively being called “Royally Flipped” and the pilot is already in the works, featuring homes in Malibu and the San Fernando [...]

Marlene Dietrich’s glamorous Spanish-style home asks $6.5M

This Spanish-style home just west of the Los Angeles Country Club was once home to screen icon Marlene Dietrich, and the four-bedroom home still has plenty of old Hollywood luster. According to the Movieland Directory, the sultry German actress lived in the home during the 1930s, at the peak of her stardom. Built in 1932, the [...]

Meet the Millennial Marketing LA’s Luxury Mansions Like Hollywood Movies

The luxury real estate market in Los Angeles ranks as one of the most fiercely competitive in the world, with firms large and small all vying for top listings in coveted locations. Yet real estate developers looking to get the word out about a glossy new home listing or gleaming condo tower are increasingly turning to one [...]

Off with a bang? L.A. County sees two sales of $30 million or more in early February

The high-end market may have been slow to develop in 2016, but it is already off to a brisk start this year. L.A. County has seen eight sales of $20 million or more through the first six weeks of 2017. Among them are two properties in Bel-Air that recently traded hands at $30 million or [...]

Dubai’s biggest developer takes another crack at Beverly West

Emaar Properties is about to test whether slow and steady really does win the race when it comes to real estate sales. The Dubai firm is finally rolling out the final 22 condo units at its 34-unit Beverly West complex nearly a decade after the project first made its debut, the company told The Real Deal. [...]

What Millennials Want: Homes Designed for Connection and Convenience

Onsite co-working spaces boasting coffee bars and Mac computers. Branded bikes, toy sailboats and takeaway picnic baskets, meant to be enjoyed on a Central Park outing. Access to a fun-filled courtyard, with ping-pong tables, fire pits and an adult treehouse. These are just some of the amenities that new luxury condominium and high-end rental buildings in major [...]

Ultra-Luxury Spec Homes Gaining in Property

In the top United States markets, spec homes, meaning the ones built by developers without a specific buyer in mind, have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially at the highest levels of the market. “If you would have told me five years ago that there would be a Hamptons spec house listed at $40 [...]

It’s in the Numbers: Luck and Superstition Sell Luxury Real Estate

  Last week, a Chinese developer bought an office building in Sydney’s Central Business District for an auspicious price: A$88,888,888. Because the number 8 is considered lucky in Chinese culture (it’s pronounced “ba” in Chinese and is similar to the Chinese word “fa,” which means prosperous), this comes as no surprise to real estate insiders who frequently [...]

Hot Property: Back to our record-breaking year

Our laser focus is riveted on L.A.’s mega-mansion market. So it is with great pleasure that this week we include a transaction at the $100-million mark. The complex deal includes stakes in other properties as opposed to being an all-cash purchase. For good measure, we’re throwing in some star-powered listings and revolving-door sales involving musicians [...]