Yes, We are in a Correction.

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Real estate is a very geographically focused business that requires utmost attention to events that can change values in an instant. A cursory review of MTA plans for our Purple subway line are already impacting commercial values in the...

Happy New Year!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Happy New Years! May the New Year bring Blessings of health and happiness to you and your loved ones. As my grandfather said, “Your Health is Your Wealth” This past year is behind us and the numbers are in. I can’t imagine a more...

Happy New Year!

      Happy New Years! May the New Year bring Blessings of health and happiness to you and your loved ones. As my grandfather said, “Your Health is Your Wealth” This past year is behind us and the numbers are in. I can’t imagine a more fascinating year with this new...

Westside Real Estate-What is going on?

Dear Friends and Neighbors, What is going on? Last year, 33 properties on the westside were sold for $20M or more. So far this year, 31 have closed escrow and we have six months to go! In the $10M and higher properties, 160 closed escrow in all of 2016 and yet there...

The Benefits of Staging

One of the interesting things about this current real estate economy are the creative ways agents are able to  bust their listings through the edge of the envelope. Even though prices continue to rise, buyers are not stupid, and properties that are priced beyond the...

My Perspective for May

My Friends, Real estate continues to march forward, as we all expected.  Our weekly office meeting today included over 60 of the 208 agents, and had a review of the current state of the market from our Sr. Vice-President Beth Styne. Listings are down, pending sales...

It’s an Election Year…

My Friends, It’s an election year, a time when most Americans are concerned about the direction of the country and prefer to put off major decisions until after the election, such as buying or selling a home. It is in our nature to protect our biggest asset during...

A Banner Year

This past year was another banner year for real estate, the agents and the investors. While most of the country wallowed in indecision, there was no such animal around when it came to west side real estate.  Beverly Hills to the ocean once again proved to be an...

Looking to 2016

It’s that time of year for reflection and to count our blessings. Best of all, it’s the perfect time to look forward with optimism to 2016, a year promising all of the normal entertainment associated with a presidential campaign year. Our year in real estate is over,...