Compass scoops up high-end SoCal boutique brokerage
DPP Real Estate has more than 175 agents and specializes in architecturally significant properties. Moving forward, the firm will be known as DPP @ Compass
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 19
Engel & Völkers adds 9 shops with SoCal partnership
Through the agreement with Dilbeck Real Estate, Dilbeck offices will adopt the E&V name and license partner Paul Benson will gain a new ownership stake, Inman has exclusively learned
Henry Horn Group decamps for Compass in bid to build luxury biz
Rebranded as HHG | Compass, the 12-agent team hails from Corona Del Mar, California-based luxury brokerage Residential Agent, Inc. with operations spanning San Francisco to Los Angeles
8% of buyers got down payment help from family this year: Survey
A new survey of 1,700 real estate agents this spring found that homebuyers in the Northeast and in Southern California were the most likely to get financial help from their family
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 3
San Diego Homes & Estates pivots into 200-agent mega-team at eXp
Founded in 2013 and averaging $1.5B in annual sales, the former Windermere Homes & Estates franchisee is hanging a shingle with eXp Realty, broker-owner Rich Johnson announced Monday
by Lillian Dickerson May 16
'A no-brainer:' RE/MAX aligns with 70-agent SoCal brokerage
Long Beach-based Proper Real Estate has affiliated with the global franchisor, bringing along 70 agents and rebranding to RE/MAX Proper
by Ben Verde May 5
Inventory struggle is real, leaders declare in exclusive Inman survey
Leaders and agents who took Inman's first Intel leadership survey said inventory is among their biggest challenges right now — but growing in 2023 isn't totally out of the question
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 13
Corcoran Group terminates Global Living SoCal franchise agreements
Corcoran Group will 'effectively close all offices and operations of the Southern California region of Corcoran Global Living by December 31, 2022,' according to a memo obtained by Inman
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 13
In luxury real estate, agents with green thumbs reap what they sow
From ficus hedges and podocarpus shrubs to palm trees and bamboo, real estate agents can boost their bottom line with a basic knowledge of landscaping and how it can improve clients' privacy
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 24
Top-producing The Vega Team moves to Century 21 in California
Formerly affiliated with independent real estate company Excellence Real Estate, the Fontana, California-based team led by Ulises Vega will now operate as Century 21 TheVegaTeam
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 14
The proof is in the P&L: Industry execs' tips for a profitable brokerage
At Inman Connect New York on Thursday, a panel of industry leaders offered specific strategies for bringing financial accountability to a brokerage. The short of it? Mind your P&L statements
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 21
Say hello to the not-so-little ‘Scarface' mansion, seeking $40M
The historic estate in Montecito, California, is back on the market after seven years, asking more than three times its last sales price
by Ben Verde Mar 7
Beverly Hills Estates snags high-performing Compass agent
Shauna Walters, who has $8 billion in career sales, according to her social media accounts, joins a number of agents who have recently made the move to The Beverly Hills Estates
A eulogy for the (fun) open house
Jan. 20 marks 2 years since the first COVID-19 case in the US, and open houses — along with the dreams they embodied — have never been the same since, reporter Jim Dalrymple II writes
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 20
Reali expands into San Diego, buys local brokerage TXR Homes
Reali picked up San Diego's TXR Homes just months after it announced a new funding round that netted the company $250M, it was announced Wednesday.
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 12