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As social media stars turn rented Los Angeles mansions into content-generating “collab houses,” neighbors are getting fed up — and the city is cracking down. This summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti found himself generating international headlines for cracking down on a house party. On Aug. 19, city officials disconnected utilities at the Hollywood Hills home of Bryce Hall, Noah Beck...
When selling a home, getting the timing right can be tough. Selling too soon may mean scrambling to find a place to sleep. Selling too late could make it difficult to finance your next purchase. As the pandemic and recession heighten these challenges, sellers are finding workarounds. Take Carrie Shoaf, an agent with Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty who lives in a 2,500-square-foot, four-be...
Affirming their quest for world domination, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen purchased another Beverly Hills mansion for $17.5 million. Already acing life in social media, food, fashion, music, awards, books, politics and real estate, the celebrity couple’s knack for making news is, well, Legendary. Life is good. Recently, Legend and Teigen listed their high-design Beverly Hills residence for $24...
Though it might sound cliché for a record executive to live in a lavish home in the Hollywood Hills — where they host star-studded parties overlooking LaLaLand’s glimmering carpet of lights — that may be the only cliché about former Warner Bros Records staff producer Jeff Blue, who just listed his ultra-modern six-bedroom, five-bathroom Hollywood Hills home for just under $4.8 million. ...
A brand new build is on the market in Bel Air, with its location begging the question: Do the best views in Los Angeles actually have very much to do with the city’s skyline? This property suggests that they might not. Nestled into the hills above the Stone Canyon Reservoir, the glassy modern mansion seems almost to sit on Lake Como or some other impossibly serene lake without straying far outsi...
Months before the snow starts to fall, and a possible second wave of the coronavirus hits New York, locals are already looking for an escape route. Like Marcus, a Tribeca resident who asked to withhold his last name for privacy, who has begun his house hunt. The 47-year-old financial consultant enlisted the help of Southern California broker Sally Forster Jones, of Compass, to look for a rental i...
Sally Forster Jones is one of the top real estate brokers in Southern California and has closed more than 5000 transactions totaling $7 billion in career sales. As founder and CEO of the Sally Forster Jones Group, she leads a successful real estate team that continues to set the bar for Los Angeles real estate. In 2019, the Sally Forster Jones Group was also inducted into the inaugural class of th...
The perks of Beverly Park The upscale community of Beverly Park is considered one of the “most exclusive, expensive places in Los Angeles,” according to the Wall Street Journal. It’s primarily known for its celebrity inhabitants and big houses, with each property boasting “a minimum of 2 aces with the most beautiful grounds,” says listing agent Sally Forster Jones with Compass. “It...
This Sherman Oaks estate saw its heyday in the 1950s when it was owned by Ray Anthony, the famous bandleader who threw legendary parties at the property with stars such as Marilyn Monroe in attendance. Other high-profile visitors over the years include Gene Simmons of Kiss, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac and producer Quincy Jones. These days, it’s owned by Bruce Singer and Kelly Stone, sister ...
Marilyn Monroe only owned one home in her lifetime, but graced many with her presence, from LA to the Hamptons. So, when a property connected to the movie star hits the market, people take note. At this newly listed Spanish-style home in Sherman Oaks, she even left enough of an impact to inspire its unofficial name, Villa Monroe. Famous bandleader Ray Anthony was the owner in the 1950s and the st...

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