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‘Men in Black’ Director Barry Sonnenfeld Seeks $13.3M for Picturesque Colorado Retreat

Published: May 28, 2020 | By: American Luxury Staff Barry Sonnenfeld—Addams Family, Men in Black franchise director, and photographer of several Coen brothers classics—wants to sell you his Telluride retreat, according to the Los Angeles Times. If you happen to have low eight figures shaking loose in your pants pocket and enjoy breathtaking scenery, you may want to have a look. Sonnenfeld moved to Telluride for its warm weather ...more

All About Dalton Gomez, Ariana Grande’s New Boyfriend

BY ALYSSA BAILEYMAY 27, 2020 TMZ reported in late March that the man Ariana Grande was seen making out with around Valentine’s Day is actually Los Angeles real estate agent Dalton Gomez, and he has been her new boyfriend for “several months,” according to the outlet’s Grande sources. People and E! independently reported the same news hours later: that Grande is off the market but has been keeping her new relationship private. Grande ...more

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Hillside Luxury House In Palos Verdes Estates By Aaron Kirman

Hillside Luxury House In Palos Verdes Estates By Aaron Kirman Aaron Kirman       May 27, 2020 by Aaron Kirman Photo Credit: Marc Angeles – Unlimited Style Photography Poised on a hillside in the exclusive Palos Verdes Estates, this brand new meticulously-built estate boasts explosive jetliner views from Malibu to Downtown. Live the epitome of luxury, w/ an open concept floor plan, soaring ceilings, walls of Fleetwood doors & ...more

6 Things That Can Bring Your Home Closing to a Grinding Halt

Whether you’re purchasing a home or selling one, you’ll have to deal with something toward the end of your journey known as the closing. In short: It’s a lengthy process with a barrage of legal documents that must be signed before you move in. Just because you’ve made it to the closing stage of the sale, though, doesn’t mean you’re home free. Ahead, find some ...more

Dive into these 3 East Bay Eichlers with pools

Each complete with central courtyards By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  May 21, 2020, 11:12am PDT The swimming pool is a rare sight in San Francisco, where climate errs on the chilly side. But head east over the Bay Bridge and you’ll find neighborhoods riddled with these watering holes, including some in the backyards of highly sought-after—and pricey—midcentury Eichler homes. Here’s a closer look at three pool-enhanced Eichlers that also ...more

All-original Eichler undergoes a ‘no expense spared’ renovation, hits market for $1.9M

When an all-original Eichler in the Terra Linda neighborhood of San Rafael came to the market last spring, it was quickly snapped up by a designer and Eichler admirer who couldn’t wait to get his hands on one of the famed mid-century developer’s creations. “[He] dreamed of an opportunity to advance the Eichler with today’s modern design and lifestyle in mind,” said the owner’s realtor, Victoria George. ...more

Q & A: Industry Experts Discuss California’s Real Estate Market

San Francisco’s real estate market is expected to recover quicker than Los Angeles’ GETTY Real estate industry experts discuss California’s real estate market. I checked in once again with Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp. The conversation focuses on the Bay Area and Southern California markets. In 2018, McLaughlin led the merger of San-Francisco-based Pacific Union International with Compass establishing Compass California, a ...more

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Shelter-in-place has made buying or selling a Bay Area home a lot more complicated

Kathleen Pender May 16, 2020 Updated: May 16, 2020 4 a.m. Realtor David Grega (right) directs photographer Tom Sparks as Sparks creates a 3-D interactive tour of a home in Sausalito in April. Real estate has been deemed an essential service in California and the Bay Area, but the process of buying and selling a home has changed dramatically under shelter-in-place orders and continues to change as those ...more

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These 3 multimillion dollar megahomes hit the market in the middle of the pandemic—here’s why Chris DiLella 5/17/2020

New York adds three more states’ travelers to growing list for quarantine orderChain restaurants including Dunkin’ and Starbucks are permanently closing over…These 3 multimillion dollar megahomes hit the market in the middle of the pandemic—here’s why “Sellers are more committed to selling [now] than they were before — because of uncertainty,” said Los Angeles-based real estate broker Aaron Kirman. “As the stock market steadies and states ...more