• New Year, New Curb Appeal

    28 January, 2022

    New Year, New Curb Appeal

    Picture it: you drive your car down a tree-lined street and the house on the corner takes your breath away. Something about it stands out from the rest—maybe it’s the lush native landscaping, or the pop of color on the freshly painted door. You pull into the driveway because it’s your house. We could go on, but these properties are worth a thousand words of manifesting. This is what we talk about...

  • Historic Gilded-Age multi-unit in Pasadena

    27 January, 2022

    Historic Gilded-Age multi-unit in Pasadena

    It is our pleasure to introduce 80 Grace Terrace, one of the most unique multi-family investments in Southern California. Originally built as a family estate in 1891, “Grace Mansion” was designed by renowned architect, Frederick Roehrig (Castle Green Hotel and several notable Pasadena homes built during the gilded age). The mansion was converted to apartments in the 1920’s when it had become isol...

  • Luxury Trends | January 2022

    27 January, 2022

    Luxury Trends | January 2022

    Compass LuxuryIn The News Historic Single-Family Manhattan Townhouse Lists for $22 Million A six-level Manhattan townhouse that was built in the early 1870s and is located in the Upper East Side Historic District is hitting the market for $22 million.  Most Expensive Home in America Lists for $295 Million, May Head to Auction A 105,000-square-foot megamansion, known as “T...

  • Highland Park Mid-Century features wood deck and glittering views

    26 January, 2022

    Highland Park Mid-Century features wood deck and glittering views

    Completely renovated by builder SAS Homes, this Mid-Century Modern home in Highland Park is on the market for the first time in 55 years. 1107 Le Gray Avenue features smart home technology and astonishing 270-degree scenic views over Highland Park, the DTLA Skyline, and as far as Griffith Observatory, from the serene Le Gray Avenue hilltop. A spiral staircase leads up to the extens...

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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...