Weekend Planner: 24 Things To Do in Los Angeles

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A curated list of what’s happening in LA this weekend, including these 25 events.  FRIDAY, OCT. 17 FILM: The Academy at LACMA presents the film series Haunted Screens: Expressionism in the German Cinema and its Influence with a double feature of Faust on Friday night. At 7:30 pm, F.W. Murnau’s 1926 version screens with live musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla read more

Residential sales pick up pace in Southern California

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Southern California’s housing market is starting to pick up the pace. Home sales in the six-county Southland grew for the first time in a year in September as prices moderated from last year’s torrid gains, according to figures out Monday. The data are the latest sign of a housing market that’s reaching equilibrium after years read more

Upsurge in foreign buyers driving U.S. home prices include luxury California coastal areas

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As recently reported by Realtor.com, luxury homes are selling faster than last year with many selling at record or near-record prices per square foot. Chinese buyers are cited as a key factor in propelling prices higher. The top foreign investors in America are now from China displacing Canadians as number one in dollars spent by read more

Your LA Weekend Planner

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A curated list of what’s happening in LA this weekend, including these 24 events. FRIDAY, OCT. 10 LIT: Ebanos Crossing in DTLA hosts a release party for author Mark Bailey and illustrator Edward Hemingway for their book Of All the Gin Joints. Bailey has researched Hollywood history, finding some of the silver screen’s legendary drinking stories. read more

The Wealth Report 2014

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Now in it’s eighth year, the wealth report is an invaluable source of insight and data for the global UHNWI community and their advisors within the wealth management industry.  It offers a unique global perspective on the performance of luxury residential property, commercial property investments, wealth distribution patterns and the spending trends of the world’s read more

Valerie Fitzgerald Joins Panel at Coldwell Banker Generation Blue Experience

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Stepping into Luxury Sales: Best Practices for Engaging Affluent Clientele Wednesday, October 8th 11:30 am to 12:30 pm  Valerie Fitzgerald will be joined by four other real estate professionals on a panel at the 2014 Coldwell Banker Generation Blue Experience in Hollywood, CA to discuss distinct strategies to attract and engage with affluent clientele. For read more

Cedar’s Sinai Women’s Guild Gala

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As a member of the Cedar’s Sinai Women’s Guild, Valerie Fitzgerald invites you to join her at its most important annual fundraising event. To purchase tickets, a sponsorship, purchase a Tribute Journal Ad or make a gift, please visit  bit.ly/1yCxgkG  Women’s Guild Gala Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Beverly Wilshire Hotel 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills 6 PM Cocktail read more

Report Reveals Newcomers On List Of Hottest U.S. Cities For Luxury Home Sales

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Quiet, unassuming areas adjacent to traditional luxury markets have rapidly transformed into hotbeds of luxury real estate in the 12-month period from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  Leading the way and making its debut in the top 5 U.S. luxury markets for homes valued at $1 million+ is San Jose, where high-end home sales are up read more

Weekend Planner: The Best Things To Do In Los Angeles

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LAist gets a lot of event announcements, and they comb through them all to bring you a curated list of what’s happening in LA this weekend. SATURDAY, SEPT. 27 Wolfpack Hustle races in Huntington Park on Saturday night. BIKE RACING: Wolfpack Hustle presents its Race Series Finale: The HP Gran Prix in Huntington Park on Saturday night. This read more