Chris Lim steps down as Christie's president as co-presidents named
Natalie Hamrick and Kevin Van Eck, vets of Christie's and @properties, will take up Lim's former role as co-presidents. Nidhal Charfi also joins as VP of affiliate expansion, Inman has learned
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 19
Lux CEO, former fashionista joins Christie's International Real Estate
Luxury agent Shelton Wilder, CEO of the Shelton Wilder Group, joins Aaron Kirman at AKG | Christie's International Real Estate after closing $150M in sales volume in 2022
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 12
Timothy Di Prizito joins AKG | Christie's International Real Estate
The former GM of Joyce Rey's team at Coldwell Banker said he is ready to spread his wings and likes what he sees when it comes to Aaron Kirman's success, Di Prizito exclusively told Inman
Los Angeles agent Gary Glass joins Christie's International Real Estate
The agent with 'an unmatched sales record' is moving to AKG | Christie's International Real Estate after a 32-year career with Berkshire Hathaway, according to the company
by Ben Verde Jun 29
Top LA agent Cindy Ambuehl joins Christie's International Real Estate
Ambuehl, who once had a career as an actress, will lead the Brentwood office of Aaron Kirman's AKG | Christie's International Real Estate. Last year, she sold more than $250M in real estate
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 14
The power moves 2 Christie's real estate agents use to create buzz
When it comes to marketing trophy properties or getting past a plateau, Aaron Kirman and Damian Hall have a few secrets to success — and they are sharing their tips with Inman
California's loathed 'Mansion Tax' falls flat in first full month in effect
Implemented in April on properties over $5M, the ULA Tax was intended to bring in an average of $56M in revenue per month to the city of L.A. During its first month, it brought in just $3.6M
Broker Spotlight: Aaron Kirman, AKG | Christie’s International Real Estate
Find out why this high-flying Beverly Hills real estate broker is in the spotlight and learn what he predicts for the rest of 2023
by Christy Murdock May 4
Meet the boomerang agents returning to their old brokerages
As the battle for agent count stalls amid a slow market, firms such as Compass are seeing former agents, lured away by promises of better tech and more opportunities, come back into the fold
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 25
Their clients could buy homes. But they rent for $75K a month instead
Increasingly, wealthy would-be homebuyers are opting to rent in lieu of homeownership, choosing to cough up top dollar for $69,000-a-night Airbnbs and apartments for north of $100,000. But why?
by Taylor Anderson Apr 4
Christie's affiliate owners: In a downturn, spend money (prudently)
The Christie's International Real Estate conference in the Cayman Islands drew broker-owners — including Aaron Kirman in his debut at the event — from 4 continents and 2 dozen US states
A reason for the luxury slowdown? We may be in a ‘richcession’
Luxury home sales slowed faster than lower-priced homes. Crypto, tech stocks and proptech values plummeted. Is the slowdown impacting wealthy buyers more?
by Taylor Anderson Feb 17
CA Christie's affiliates show huge growth in year of new partnerships
The luxury brand's billion-dollar growth in terms of agent business came from strategic recruitment by its Sereno and Orange County affiliates, as well as the addition of Aaron Kirman
Mansion dubbed ‘The Invisible House’ hits market for $18M
Chris and Roberta Hanley designed a 5,500-square-foot home with mirrored glass to reflect the surrounding 70 acres of desert landscape near Joshua Tree National Park
by Taylor Anderson Jan 13
Compass faces first downturn amid pressure to cut costs
The brokerage has dominated the conversation for years in real estate but is now faced with the task of becoming profitable amid its first major market downturn
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 11