Hot off the presses!!! Admittedly, I have “Rocketman” fever, so the news that Jamie Bell and his A-list actress wife Kate Mara have purchased a home in LA caught my attention. And this home in the Los Feliz Oaks, one of my favorite LA neighborhoods, may just be the perfect LA landmark for the celebrity couple rocketing to the top. Click here to read more Continue reading


First it was the “Full House”. Then it was the “Fuller House” And now? Take a look at the spectacular redesign of this iconic San Francisco home recently reimagined and now listed by Jeff Franklin, the creator and executive producer of the legendary series. Click here to read more Continue reading


When it comes to buying and selling real estate the first offer is rarely accepted. So why does the same logic not apply to mortgages? Getting competitive quotes for the best mortgage can save you thousands of dollars over the life of our loan. How much? According to studies done by LendingTree the savings can be pretty substantial, particularly in stronger markets like Los Angeles. As the song says, “You better shop around…” Click here to read more Continue reading


  Summer is just around the corner so it’s time for some outdoor entertaining inspiration. These patio and roof ideas from Elle Décor are just the ticket to get you started on sprucing up your outdoor spaces to get ready for some fun in the sun! Click here to read more Continue reading


When it comes to creating outstanding television, Ryan Murphy has proven he has the goods. His TV series, including “Nip Tuck”, “Glee” “American Horror Story” and last season’s groundbreaking series “Pose” are some of the most addictive shows to ever hit the airwaves. And when it comes to real estate, it seems he similarly has the ability to create outstanding properties. Case in point…the contemporary estate in Laguna Beach that he has recently put on the market. Click here to read more Continue reading


I came across this article in The Washington Post and it was music to my ears.  Educators may be the most undervalued and under-recognized members of our workforce today.   Teaching is one of the most important professions in the world, training our children to excel into the future, yet in may markets educators are not paid anywhere near enough to afford homeownership.  Now, a new “equity share” program offered in  Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles – and soon to expand into additional markets – will enable teachers to buy homes in the more expensive areas where they work.  Click here to read more Continue reading


Talk about putting the spec in spectacular! This extraordinary 24,000 sq foot Beverly Hills spec mansion is a showcase of contemporary design, luxurious finishes and all the amenities for the ultimate in indoor-outdoor California living. But how close will those offers come to the $46.5million asking price?   Click here to read more Continue reading


Uh oh! It seems that my secret is out. For nearly two years I’ve been introducing clients to Windsor Square. For a variety of reasons, I’ve felt this is the next hot ‘hood for smart buyers. Now the Property Brothers, John, and Drew Scott, have just purchased their second fixer upper in the area. Listen up…when the Property Brothers make a move, pay attention! There are some great homes just waiting for your TLC….give me a call and let’s take a look! Click here to read more Continue reading


As more and more cities crack down on Air BNB, is the promise of big payouts for investors over? While there are still cities where you can pull in big cash from short term rentals, proceed with caution. Make sure you are updated on local laws and just in case the rules change, look for markets where there are strong opportunities for long term rentals and capital appreciation. In the meantime, Realtor.com shares the top 10 cities right now where short term rentals can generate big cash.   Click here to read more Continue reading


This one may have been a long match for tennis star Serena Williams, but she has finally sold her 6 bedroom, 7 bathroom Bel-Air Traditional mansion for $8.1M. First listed for $12M in October, 2017, Ms. Williams final sale price still represented a healthy win over her $6.62M purchase price. Set on over 2.7 acres the lavish estate includes a bar, beauty salon, pool, cabana and lush private hiking trails. Game. Set. Match. Click here to learn more Continue reading