July 10th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Are you interested in buying a new-construction home or are you more attracted to a “fixer upper?” Purchasing an older or existing home is ultimately a personal preference and a decision that should be made when armed with all the right information. Older homes have many benefits that you won’t find in newer homes, such as undeniable charm, desirable locations, and affordability, while new-construction homes can have the added benefits of newer materials and energy efficiency.

Still on the fence? Your best bet is to not rush into making your decision. Do as much research as you can on the property, plus potential benefits and downsides, and enlist the help of a real estate expert who can help you see past the surface.

Below, we put together a quick guide and five tips to help you navigate the process of buying an older home so you can be as prepared as possible.


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July 1st, 2020 at 11:00 am


There’s nothing quite like building your dream home. Building your own home means getting exactly what you want, at least within budget limits. Plus, you don’t have to worry about what might be lurking under the surface because you’re starting fresh with a clean slate, at least in theory.  (more…)

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June 29th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Before Irene Tsu made a name for herself as one of the top real estate agents in this celebrity-laden town, she earned top billing as one of the first female Asian-American actors to break barriers in Hollywood movies and TV shows.

Along the way, Irene – now with our Beverly Hills office – worked and played with many legends of the silver screen, including Elvis Presley, John Wayne, Doris Day, Jimmy Stewart, Jeff Bridges, Bette Miller, and Nick Nolte. She even shared a passionate and adventurous two-year relationship with Frank Sinatra.  (more…)

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June 26th, 2020 at 2:00 pm


As July approaches, so does our fifth month of social distancing. Though some stores and restaurants are slowly opening with new rules and restrictions in place, many of us still feel safer at home.

We know it is important to have a home that makes you feel safe and secure, but we also know it is equally great when you can enjoy your time spent there.  (more…)

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June 26th, 2020 at 11:00 am


As branch manager, Nick Cacarnakis is used to interviewing lots of agents who would like to join our Beverly Hills office. But almost every interview he’s ever conducted has been face to face.

Not anymore.  (more…)

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