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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...
August 24, 2020
The megastar is rumored to have resided here with musician Ray Anthony, who owned the home and once threw her a party on the premises A Sherman Oaks, California, estate with an interesting Hollywood connection is now on the market for $5.475 million. The secluded compound, consisting of a five-bedroom main house and a three-bedroom guest cottage, was once owned by jazz musician Ray Anthony, who...
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...
The pandemic and its restrictions on travel, particularly overseas, as well as many people’s ability to work remotely while seeking a change in scenery, have led to increased demand for high-end home rentals in Los Angeles, especially in areas like Malibu. “We’ve never had this amount of luxury leasing and demand. It’s changed the entire landscape,” said Compass’ Sally Forster Jones. ...
The residence offers eight bedrooms, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, a home theater, and an infinity pool A recently completed modern home featuring expansive indoor and outdoor living space in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles hit the market Monday for $18.95 million. The home offers eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms with a total of 11,621 square feet of living space, according to the listing...
THE OWLWOOD ESTATE IN HOLMBY HILLS   The Owlwood Estate, built in 1936, is arguably the most exclusive property in all of Los Angeles, if not the entire west coast of the United States. Situated on 10 manicured acres bordering the renowned Los Angeles Country Club, the estate is the largest property in Los Angeles’ most coveted and exclusive enclave, Holmby Hills. The estate is the lo...

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