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    25 January, 2022

    SoCal + Hawaii Quarterly Market (Micro) Insights Report: Q4 2021

    It is our pleasure to bring you the Compass 2021 SoCal + Hawaii Q4 2021 Market Report. We are expanding our coverage to include Palm Springs/Palm Desert, Orange County, and Hawaii (Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii). The top real estate story in the fourth quarter continued to focus on inventory constraints—simply not enough homes for sale to meet increased demand. The move-up market stalled with potential...

  • Aaron Kirman lists “The One” at $295 million

    21 January, 2022

    Aaron Kirman lists “The One” at $295 million

    The largest single family residence and one of the most expensive private residences in the world — coming to auction with Concierge Auctions at the end of February The 105,000-square-foot Bel Air estate set high above Los Angeles is represented by real estate agents Aaron Kirman of Compass and Branden and Rayni Williams of The Beverly Hills Estates and will be auctioned in February via Co...

  • New Year, New Backyard

    20 January, 2022

    New Year, New Backyard

    The great outdoors. We’ve adjusted to a new way of life, and if a killer backyard was desirable before, it’s downright necessary now. Whether you’ll use your outdoor space to entertain friends or relax in privacy and soak up some rays, homebuyers are seeking refuge in gorgeous rooftop decks, glittering swimming pools, and private tennis courts. Which jaw-dropping backyard do you aspire to have?...

  • Architect’s bluff-top Santa Barbara oasis

    19 January, 2022

    Architect’s bluff-top Santa Barbara oasis

    Master architect Rex Lotery created this organic Santa Barbara oasis wrapped in ocean views. Unrivaled abound at this exclusive gated bluff-top oasis, perfectly located at the end of a very private cul-de-sac, with views of Hendry’s Beach, the Douglas Preserve, Elings Park, the Mesa, and the mountains. The glass and beam home captures the sparkling sea from every room—all sea...

  • New Year, New Views

    14 January, 2022

    New Year, New Views

    Ocean views, mountain views, desert views, vineyard views, the famous Bird Streets and palm-tree lined avenues. In California, we’re blessed with a wealth of natural beauty and urban cityscapes. These listings represent the pinnacle of luxury view homes. What views do you want to see when you wake up each morning? 33740 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu | Listed by Chris Cortazzo A newl...

  • Storied Mid-Century ‘Bing Crosby Estate’ hits the market

    12 January, 2022

    Storied Mid-Century ‘Bing Crosby Estate’ hits the market

    Known by its former owner, the Bing Crosby Estate offers the chance to own a piece of history. The sprawling 6,700 square foot Mid-Century Modern home rests on 1.36 acres within the guard-gated Rancho Mirage neighborhood of Thunderbird Heights. Panoramic mountain views and sweeping valley vistas surround the scenic elevated lot, enhancing the seamless indoor/outdoor flow between the inte...

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    10 January, 2022

    Your guide to homeownership in 2022

    It’s the start of a brand new year, a time to dream big and obsess about opportunity. So while you’re setting resolutions, here’s one you won’t regret. For now, interest rates remain in the low 3 percent range, though some economists expect rates to rise in the future*, so make it the year you become a homeowner. Although it’s a jungle out there, there’s never been a better time to buy your first...

  • New Year, New Kitchen

    7 January, 2022

    New Year, New Kitchen

    At the top of everyone’s wish list, the kitchen is considered the most important room in the house for a reason. These aspirational kitchens are worthy of the set of a Nancy Meyers movie, and their good looks are matched with professional grade appliances and stand-out features like waterfall marble islands. Which kitchen earns your chef’s kiss? 22 Oakmont Drive, Brentwood | Listed by Smit...

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    6 January, 2022

    LA Magazine names 50+ Compass agents “Real Estate All-Stars”

    From Beverly Hills to Calabasas, Marina Del Rey to Montecito, Pasadena to Santa Monica — Compass agents are helping clients find their place in Southern California in record numbers. On the heels of an exceptional year in 2021, Los Angeles Magazine has named 50+ of our own to their 2022 Real Estate All-Stars list.  The list honors top realtors in markets across Southern Californ...