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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...

  • A Zen-inspired oasis in La Jolla

    5 January, 2022

    A Zen-inspired oasis in La Jolla

    Offering expansive luxury and privacy, this extraordinary home in La Jolla’s exclusive Muirlands Estates encompasses more than 13,500 square feet. The extraordinary, zen-inspired architectural home showcases more than 3.5 acres of lush, landscaped grounds, resort-caliber amenities, and breathtaking city views. Set behind handcrafted gates, a private driveway surrounded by mat...

  • Sprawling Mediterranean Revival villa stuns in Beverly Hills

    21 December, 2021

    Sprawling Mediterranean Revival villa stuns in Beverly Hills

    Spacious and stunning, this massive Mediterranean Revival villa epitomizes the luxurious lifestyle of its Beverly Hills locale. The gated entrance offers both security and privacy while the home itself encompasses an impressive six bedrooms, seven full baths and two half baths over a sprawling approximately 7,500 square feet of living space. Soaring ceilings and an open floor plan...

  • Mountain Resort Month: Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead

    16 December, 2021

    Mountain Resort Month: Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead

    Widely considered the premier snow resort towns of Southern California, the alpine communities of Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead are conveniently located in close proximity to the city life afforded by Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties, yet they feel worlds away. A popular choice for both primary and vacation homes, luxurious residences in Bear Big and Lake Arrowhead enjoy cozy amenities l...

  • Magnificent trophy property in Pacific Heights

    15 December, 2021

    Magnificent trophy property in Pacific Heights

    Offering grand scale and stunning Bay views, architect Houman Sharif and designer Kendall Wilkinson emphasized fabulous period details throughout this Pacific Heights estate. Rich woodwork and paneling brilliantly juxtapose the sleek modern fixtures and elegant finishes. The four level floor plan features six bedrooms, five full baths, and two half baths. The main level has sophis...

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    13 December, 2021

    There’s no place like home for the holidays.

    As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the lessons learned in 2021. There’s never been a year quite like this one, and in real estate, it’s a different game out there. Listing your home for sale during the winter was previously thought to be a disadvantage, but in today’s competitive market it can be a powerful differentiator. Here’s why: Home prices have continued to trend upward in most...

  • Mountain Resort Month: Aspen, Colorado

    10 December, 2021

    Mountain Resort Month: Aspen, Colorado

    Set in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and surrounded by White River National Forest, the ski resort town of Aspen attracts visitors year-round with an abundance of outdoor activities, high-end boutiques, and restaurants. For the adventurous who like to unwind from the slopes with après ski shopping at Gucci, Fendi, and Prada, Aspen is just the place. A popular choice for second home buyers, Asp...