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Ron Wynn, Steve Sawaii...

Ron Wynn, Steve Sawaii & Fiora Aston of Wynn Sawaii Aston (WSA), Coldwell Banker Previews, Santa Monica As told to Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason If you were to tally up time spent in the residential real estate industry by seaso...

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Real Estate Insider: Scott...

Scott Moore of BBS Real Estate As told to Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason When Scott Moore graduated from college at University of California, Santa Barbara in 1995, he took a different path than that of his real estate-driven father....

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Real Estate Insider: Rochelle...

As told to Amy Adams | Photo Courtesy of Vincent Vallejo After a successful career in wealth management, Rochelle Atlas Maize seamlessly made the transition into selling luxury real estate. After starting Rochelle Maize Luxury Estates, she earned wide r...

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An American in Paris

From auspicious beginnings in LA to a design firm in Paris, Elliott Barnes’ ambition knows no bounds Written by Jenn Thornton | Photos courtesy of Elliott Barnes Interiors Elliott Barnes, AIA, interior designer and architect, is a man of the world. Ed...

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A-Listing

Exquisite on-the-market real estate both near and far Photos Courtesy of the Altman Brothers Hacienda de la Paz One of the most celebrated architectural masterpieces in North America, Hacienda de la Paz is situated on eight majestic acres on the Palos Ve...

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The Tech Effect

With two new kids on the block, Playa Vista situates itself as head of the creative class. Written by Jenn Thornton | Photograph Courtesy of Eric Figge Much has been made of LA’s ubiquitously christened “tech boom,” the ripples of which have caused...

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Power Brokerage

Taking real estate in a new direction, Compass sets course for the West Coast with an office launch in Beverly Hills Written by Jenn Thornton Since launching in New York City in 2013, backed by a robust $135 million in investor capital, residential broke...

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Real Estate Insider –...

As told to Danielle Accovelli | Photography by Paul Jonason After 23 years in the industry, independent, full-service brokerage Klein Real Estate remains dedicated to client satisfaction. With a client-driven philosophy, they believe in maintaining a p...

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Sustainable South Bay Style

Fashion and gifts—eco-minded and of-the-moment— abound at Grace & Greene Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason At a corner in Riviera Village, just steps from the ocean, there’s a boutique stocked with clothes and accessories...

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Real Estate Insider: Ari...

Real estate agent Ari Afshar has set his course with brokerage firm Compass, which merges technology and real estate in a way that allows him to parlay a stint working with startup companies to optimize the client experience—and the real estate indu...

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Magic Touch

Interior Designer Tamara Kaye-Honey taps her own instincts to conjure truly mesmerizing designs Written by Abigail Stone “I was doing people’s houses and pretending I knew what I was doing. Of course, I’d gone to design school so I had the basics, ...

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Real Estate Insider: Giovanni...

As told to Danielle Accovelli Inspired by his father, a real estate acionado, Giovanni Altamura developed a passion for the business early in life. After earning a degree in planning and development from USC, Altamura applied the values he learned from...