Beverly Hills, CA Real Estate News

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
  Some post and some comments just get my attention. I loved this post by my Manager on FB. How spot on is this to our Real Estate Market!!!   I am grateful that we are healthy and living  and working comfortably from our home. Wishing you all a Healthy & Prosperous 2021! Thank you for reading.Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury inv...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Happy 250th Birthday Ludwig van Beethoven!! Yes in December 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany.When I visited Germany for the first time they just celebrated his 202nd Birthday. I was thrilled to visit one of my favorite composer's birthplace. The memory is still as fresh today as it was then. Seeing his hearing aids, his handwritten notes. Then to see some of his composition was very memorable. I would recomend anyone who loves classical music to play his 5th & 9th Symphonies to honor his birthday! Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Congratulations to the West Point Football team aka. the United States Military Academy Football Team. They  decisively whipped out the United States Naval Academy's Football Team!President Trump arrived to loud cheers from the USMA Cadets and attendies cheering USA USA .... anyway you get the idea here is a link in case you do not believe mehttps://twitter.com/thehill/status/1337852772490878977Now if you did not watch the game the Military Academy  aka USMA just obliterated the Naval Academy Midshipmen's team. GO ARMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Again if you do not believe me see for your self!! Congratulations the the US ARMY West Point Football Team!!!Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Real...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
‘Unbroken’, by Laura Hillenbrand a Book Review by Endre Barath, Jr.Yet another book Diane has been nudging and suggesting for me to read, this one only took me 10 years to add to my ‘read’ pile. If I may add, I thought this would be another “COVID lock-down appropriate” book to read.Without too much fanfare, allow me a quick background in case you have not read or seen the movie (I have not seen the movie). The book is about Louis Silvie Zamperini, son of Italian Immigrants who settled in Torrance, CA.  Louie was an out of control terror of a child who ended up becoming an Olympic Runner with tremendous potential. He took part in the 1936 Olympics in the 5000-meter run, met Adolf Hitler and was determined to break the world record in the “one mile” event at the 1940 Tokyo Olympics (the ...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Thanks to many events that are going on in our country I found today as a more unconventional Veterans Day.Many people have called, text-ed me and emailed me just to wish me a Happy Veteran's Day and thanked me for my  service to this great country. Thank you for the calls and emails as well as text. Since you know who you are I will not embarrass you by naming you all, instead consider this as my heart felt thank you.Let me be clear, no thank yous were needed. I came to this great country in 1967 and was my duty to serve in the military. I would have felt like a "free loader", if I did not serve especially when I could give something back for accepting this legal immigrant from Communist Hungary. Turned out  I had a wonderful time at the Unite States Military Academy as a Cadet, and I ...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Learning  and surviving through the Pandemic: observations of a Beverly Hills Realtor    Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRS, Broker, Instructor asked us through an Active Rain Challenge what changes did we make in our business and personal lives during this time of COVID.  I addressed both questions in the beginning of the Challenge so, you might ask what more can I say? But for those that know me, you know I always have more to say! During  this pandemic we may have been asking ourselves many questions, one being what is the meaning of our life? Will we live through and survive this pandemic? Given the unpredictable environment in which we live and the mixed messages and information we receive, how can we possibly manage and figure out a strategy? (A great example of this is Justin Turner h...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Well in case you have been wondering what I have been doing during the past eight months of the Pandemic Shutdown? Well let me share here instead of write about it. Hope you are following my exercise routine:))  Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly!If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern Ca...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
As we head into month 8 of the Pandemic, with LA County still stuck in the Purple - Governor Newsom’s latest 4-tier color-coded system for tracking COVID 19 trends, it’s time for yet another update on the current Residential Real Estate Market  Activity in the Greater Los Angeles area.  For anyone unfamiliar with the new CA color coded system, purple is not where you want to be.As most of you know, land sales is one of my niche markets, and I see continued confidence among the potential land buyers with developers moving forward with their investigations and land purchases in and around the Los Angeles vicinity.  Unlike two months ago when only the serious land buyers were in the game, I am once again fielding the bargain hunter calls and emails.  Just this morning I received an email o...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
To our Jewish Friends and all who celebrate Rosh Hashanah,  I wish you a sweet New Year filled with joy, good health, and happiness for both you and your family! In other words an amazing year of peace, prosperity and blessings. Shana Tova!   Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly! If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxur...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
I am sure some of my friends like George Souto  will look back foundly to this picture. In all fairness both of the bags were gifts one was from clearly a Yankee Fan and one was from a RedSox fan. I had it for let's just say a very long time. We had some issues ask Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana!  she can relate, so with that said Diane decided to get rid of both of these valuable memetoes for me and now all I have is a Picture and a Wordless Wednesday Post:)))BTW now a bad thing to have:)) compared to the real thing!!!  GO RED SOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach o...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Today, as every September 11 for the past 19 years, I reflect on when our nation was in shock as terrorists attacked our country. We all promised to never to forget 9/11 and I have since correlated this event with December 7th, 1941 when the Empire of Japan invaded Pearl Harbor. Ironically, as we are still in the grips of a Pandemic shut down that has taken many lives, impacted our economy, financial markets and of course real estate, I cannot help but see the strong parallels to nineteen years ago.  Just like with 9/11, the virus was man-made and there has been much debate if it was intentional or accidental; we will likely never get to the bottom of it in my lifetime. As a Beverly Hills Realtor, I continue to monitor the situation and do my best as always to take care of my clients as...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Well I could not help myself, there was so much discussion about the missing June Blog Posts.Today I had an easy day, just like everyone else. I was curious how many blog posts did I lose during the month of June?  Amazingly enough it is very easy to find out and you can find out too.  Just follow the two steps I outlined here below.Step One:   go to the ”Leader Board”  you will see not only where you stand, but how many points and how many blog posts you are currently being given credit for. (minus the missing June posts) Step Two:  go to your profile page and on the left side you will see your statistics and amazingly you will see how many blog posts you wrote since you have been on Active Rain. Let me use my statistics:   3,367 post written  minus (-)  it   currently shows that I hav...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Observations from a Beverly Hills Realtor: What do real estate clients expect from us?  In our over-saturated profession as Realtors - because as we well know, it is easy work! Anyone can sell a house! - how do you stand out from the competition?I’m sure we can come up with a long and varied list. My strategy is quite simple - I answer my phone; I respond to texts and emails in a fast, efficient manner; and I do not use auto responders unless I am driving. Then my phone lets the texting party know that I am driving. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global economy in today’s environment, I find that most potential buyers’ and sellers’ want and expect a relatively quick  and straight-forward response and answer to their inquiry. They generally have done a good deal of rese...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Worldless Wednesdays: 2811 Benedict Cnyoun Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210  well look at that what do we have here? Well of course we see Endre Barath, Jr.'s Sign it must be another vacant lot:))) and indeed it is ....Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly!If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern ...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Almost Wordless Wednesdays: I read a post last night where a new member on this platform was asking what does it take to be successful in  Real Estate.... many thoughts swirled through my mind and most came down to Hard Work, Perseverance, Determination and not giving up.... so with that said I thought this post would inspire him. Hope he understands:    Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly!If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are con...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Just Listed! Another Vacant Lot in Beverly Hills Post Office   Reference ID: 20-609324 $550,000 2811 Benedict Canyon Dr, Beverly Hills, California 90210 Available July 26, 2020   Lot size: 65,541 Overview Details Convert Mortgage Calculator Looking for a large parcel of view lot you found it! Just Listed! Another vacant lot on 2811 Benedict Canyon Dr, Beverly Hill,  CA. 90210 . Few lots of this size come on the market right above Tennis Court Row! Developers this is the best priced view lot in Beverly Hills Post Office. Almost an acre and a half of land, the possibilities are limitless. Panoramic views overlooking Tennis Court Row. Another View Lot in Beverly Hills Post Office Truly a a fantastic opportunity to build a view home for spec or to build your own dream home in the coveted 90...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Did you know that today is National  Pet Photo Day?? In all fairness I had no idea until I stopped in on Ron and Alexandra Seigel  post who shared with us that Kathy Streib  wrote about this yesterday. Gratefully I have been so busy for the past couple days that I have been missing out on all the fun on Active Rain. I am so glad I stopped it tonight. Now with that said I would be remiss if I did not share a photo I took two days ago. Jill one of our fearless cats decided to jump into my lap and gave me advise on what I should write to one of my clients:) Well see for yourself.   Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Est...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles a Book ReviewIt has been a while since I wrote a book review. It’s not that I haven’t been reading,  it’s that a book hasn’t struck  a chord in me enough that I felt compelled to write a review.  Not that I’m an expert on book reviews!So, Diane has been consistently prodding me (nagging me!) to read this book for the past three to four years.  She’s been a huge fan of Amor Towles ever since she read Rules of Civility (which I have not read).  On her birthday __ years ago, she was over the moon to attend an author luncheon hosted by one of our local indie bookstores, Diesel in Brentwood, to promote A Gentleman in Moscow. As luck would have it, she went to the luncheon solo and when she checked in, she sat at the table with Amor Towles because there wa...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Happy Independence Day, or as it is more commonly known, Happy 4th of July - the 244th year of America’s Independence. I write this Observations from a Beverly Hills Realtor's perspective with mixed emotions and trepidations. We in the U.S. celebrate our founders great visions of creating Freedom and Equality for all. I can’t help but ask in what direction are we heading?  Will we celebrate the 245th 4th of July confident that everything is heading in the right direction? I ask these questions as I witness statues of our founding fathers defaced, our history being systematically erased by politicians, activists, and the media. I am concerned and saddened because this reminds me of my days living in Communist Hungary. Those in power were removing statues of previous leaders publishing ne...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Breaking News: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces:  Endre Barath….Thanks to the Corona Virus the First Quarter Top One Hundred List was delayed and just published Mary Lee Blaylock President & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Nicholas Cacarnakis Branch Manager Beverly Hills, CA . They wanted to share how incredibly proud they are of all the amazing agents. The Top 100 by region for Q1 2020. Los Angeles-Ventura-Santa Barbara:  I am honored to be with these incredible agents not only am I mentioned in the Top One Hundred, but I am excited to be with my fellow Top Ten agents in the Beverly Hills Berkshire Hathaway Office. Amazingly the Beverly Hills Office had 10% of the top 100 pretty good for what we are going through at this time in our markets...  Wishing you a safe an...
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