The 20 biggest luxury city sales of 2021 (so far)
Despite cities taking a back seat to vacation markets in 2021, major transactions made headlines across New York, Miami and Los Angeles
Manhattan housing market posts biggest 3rd quarter in 3 decades
Luxury apartment sales surged approximately 226% year over year and almost 33% from the previous quarter, according to Douglas Elliman. The brokerage netted 453 luxury sales
These are the 30 top real estate agents in Hollywood right now
'The Hollywood Reporter' on Wednesday named Aaron Kirman, Fredrik Eklund and Jade Mills among the top 30 luxury agents working in Los Angeles right now
Top NYC agent Richard Steinberg heads to Compass
The industry veteran was attracted to Compass' tech-forward approach. He brings with him 3 team members from Douglas Elliman
What real estate investors can do for renters whose homes were hit by Ida
The clean up and repair work that remains in Hurricane Ida's aftermath is overwhelming for many, and investors who have rental properties that have been impacted will want to ensure their renters are treated with care
Million Dollar Listing LA's Josh Flagg hops over to Douglas Elliman
The move comes just as the new season of 'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles' is set to premiere on Sept. 2
Investors say car condos are 'better than owning an apartment'
With a rise in vehicle ownership and a decline in available street parking, Manhattan investors are betting big on car condos as New Yorkers prepare to return to in-person work
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 17
The 3 moments that made Douglas Elliman's new CEO, Scott Durkin
From buying an apartment to a meeting with Barbara Corcoran in Manhattan, Scott Durkin shares the 3 life moments that steered him on his path to success
by Libertina Brandt Aug 13
Real-life Barbie penthouse in Los Angeles lists for $10M
While the condo originally belonged to the Mattel founders, current owner and interior designer Nicole Sassaman was the one who made it look 'Barbie-like'
Dottie Herman steps down as Douglas Elliman CEO
Scott Durkin, who has served at the brokerage since 2015, will take the helm, according to representatives who say Herman has been cultivating him for the CEO role for years
NYC agents to Dottie Herman: We're not afraid to walk in the city
Douglas Elliman's CEO told Fox Business that the rising crime rate is threatening NYC's real estate rebound, but agents who spoke with Inman on Thursday largely disagreed
by Libertina Brandt Jul 28
Meet the 2 agents on California's gubernatorial recall election ballot
Agents David Bramante (R) and Kevin Paffrath (D) both made the ballot, and they are hoping for the chance to make their mark on California politics
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 22
House from 'Meet the Parents' lists for $2.3M — including indoor pool
The home, which features prominently in several scenes from the 2000 film, sits on more than 2 acres on Long Island
by Daniel Houston Jul 12
Miami building tragedy may change condo market forever, agents say
The seemingly unprompted disaster has left many wondering what other secrets buildings may be hiding beneath the surface that could later lead to calamity. And some real estate agents say the consequences of the disaster may change the condominium market forever
Wave of new agents swarm NYC market amid inventory shortage
The number of new agents entering the New York City market rose 7% in May as the city continues its economic recovery, according to data analysis company Corofy
by Daniel Houston Jul 1
How to execute an effective walk-through inspection
A walk-through inspection won't uncover everything a full inspection would, but it can still help reduce buyer risk in a hot market. Here's how to make the most of it
Douglas Elliman launches new cloud-based tech suite for agents
The company's new single sign-on portal called 'MyDouglas' is a customizable and mobile-compatible platform that integrates all of the brokerage's agent resources in one place
by Lillian Dickerson May 10
Douglas Elliman's revenue and profit soar in first quarter
The company also saw its sales volume climb to $10.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, up 71 percent compared to the same period in 2020
by Jim Dalrymple II May 6
Bubble trouble: How agents are managing client anxiety amid bubble talk
Today's crazy market conditions are forcing agents to have sometimes-challenging conversations about what a bubble is and what might happen in a correction
by Jim Dalrymple II May 4
How 5 top brokerages revamped their training programs
As the industry shifted in unprecedented ways over the past year, many of the country's biggest brokerages upgraded their training strategies to better serve their agents
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 30
2 top Douglas Elliman execs jump to HomeServices of America
Douglas Elliman executives Brad Loe and Steven James, the president of the brokerage's New York City operations, will help craft HSA's growth strategy
by Marian McPherson Apr 22
Douglas Elliman expands Texas footprint with Frederik Eklund
The famed Eklund Gomes Team is part of Douglas Elliman's Texas expansion and will operate out of both new offices in Dallas and Austin
by Marian McPherson Apr 21
Douglas Elliman data breach impacts thousands of New Yorkers
Douglas Elliman's property management arm suffered a data breach on April 7 that exposed residents' Social Security, driver's license and passport numbers
by Marian McPherson Apr 20
Douglas Elliman parent company invests in another proptech startup
Vector Group, which launched its proptech investment arm in March, has now added Humming Homes to its list of invested in companies
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 15
With COVID vaccine now available, the big-city condo is back in style
While the early days of the pandemic saw an exodus from major urban areas, condos and new developments in particular are now selling at record rates thanks in part to the vaccine
Compass sues REBNY, alleges conspiracy with other brokerages
Compass says the New York organization has worked with Douglas Elliman and the Corcoran Group to "thwart competitors" and "smother" competition
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 12
Everyone is moving to Florida! Or maybe they aren't
Despite narratives about buyers flocking to Florida, data from Atlas Van Lines and Florida's 2020 Demographic Estimating Conference suggest the migration patterns are negligible
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 12
Just how impressive is Compass' $3.7B 2020 revenue?
The company revealed yearly revenue numbers that would make most real estate companies green with envy. But not top rival Realogy
by Patrick Kearns Mar 4
Douglas Elliman parent company launches proptech fund
New Valley Ventures from Vector Group aims to invest in startups focused on supporting a 'rapid transformation of the real estate industry for the benefit of the agent'
Global population of ultra-wealthy increased 2.4% in pandemic year
The annual Wealth Report, which will be jointly released by Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank in March, also projects prices could increase up to 7% in key luxury markets in 2021
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 26
Douglas Elliman launches agent influencer-assisted ad campaign
The brokerage is launching a new ad campaign starting on Wednesday with the help of its celebrity agents like Fredrik Eklund, The Altman Brothers and Tracy Tutor
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 24
NYC's hottest pandemic investment properties? Condominiums in bulk
Dwindling condo sales and dropping prices as a result of the pandemic have cultivated an environment for investors to scoop up Manhattan's languishing condos from developers
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 23
Manhattan luxury market roars back to life with best week in 5 years
A total of 38 contracts for homes above $4 million were signed in Manhattan last week, a number not seen since 2016
Triplemint expands into Westchester with top Douglas Elliman team
The five-person Berkowitz Marrone Team closed more than $60M in sales in 2020
by Patrick Kearns Feb 3
'Game of Thrones' actress Emilia Clarke sells LA home at a loss
The 34-year-old English actress purchased the home in 2016 for $4.64M and recently sold it for $4.4M