Guides

Summer Newsletter: Hollywood

June 11th, 2019

Summer is officially here! To help you ease your way into the season with plenty of sun and local fun, we’ve compiled the best June events — along with a few key real estate insights, of course. Enjoy!

Real Estate in the News

Tech Hubs Giving Cities a Real Estate Boost

The Los Angeles tech scene is expanding beyond

Silicon Beach! Neighborhoods with heavy tech company presence remain healthy even as the overall market decelerates.

Local Happenings

16 Spectacular Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Los Angeles

It’d be a pity to dine indoors when the weather’s gorgeous in LA. And with summer around the corner, there’s no better time to feast underneath the sun, sunsets, and stars. Discover the 16 very best outdoor dining restaurants in Los Angeles here.

Los Angeles Pride Parade 2014

Make This June One to Remember

Start summer off right and fill up your social life with festivals and activities from TimeOut’s June events calendar! Discover the best of local festivities here.

Indulge in This Exclusive Deal!

Compass has partnered with TIDY Cleaning Services with a mission to give you a better home cleaning experience. Use code “compass1” and receive $10 off your booking made between now and June 30!

June Newsletter: Brentwood

June 4th, 2019

Summer is officially here! To help you ease your way into the season with plenty of sun and local fun, we’ve compiled the best June events — along with a few key real estate insights, of course. Enjoy!

Real Estate in the News

Forbes: The Largest Parcel of Privately Owned Land in Bel Air Hits the Market for $75 Million
According to the agents, up to 80 homes can be built on the land, which would create a new luxury enclave between several existing ones. Read more here.

Local Events

The Brentwood Annual 5K & 10K Run

Sunday, June 9th | San Vicente Blvd

A great flat and fast course, huge expo, fun kids area, dog parade, and block party.

It includes art projects, dancing in the street, fun dog parade, safety expo, CERT instruction, firefighters from Fire Station #19, and 40-member children’s WLA Choir presenting a Beatles medley. For more information or to register, click here.

SaMo PRIDE Presents: PRIDE on the Promenade Festival 

June 15th | Third Street Promenade

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with live theatre and musical performances, a DJ dance party, youth art project, games, Instagrammable moments, an LGBTQ+ resource center, food, drinks and a signature PRIDE moment. This event is FREE and open to all ages!

To view the full calendar of SaMo PRIDE month festivities, visit their website here.

Pier 360 Ocean Sports Beach FestivalJune 22-23 | Santa Monica Pier

Pier 360 offers epic competition while also providing a memorable day of entertainment. There are many ways to participate: Short Course Paddle, Long Course Paddle, Elite Races, SUP / Paddleboard Knockout, Ocean Swimming Events, Volleyball, and Skateboarding. On the Pier Deck and beach, participants and spectators will enjoy the Beach Festival featuring live music, Polynesian dancing, food, rum & beer garden, and a one of-a-kind surf & skate history museum. More information here.

Summer Newsletter: Santa Monica

May 30th, 2019

Summer is officially here! To help you ease your way into the season with plenty of sun and local fun, we’ve compiled the best June events — along with a few key real estate insights, of course. Enjoy!

Real Estate in the News

Mapping the rise of LA’s tallest towers

These towers will forever alter the city’s skyline! To show just how much vertical development is on the way, this map tracks the tallest buildings that are planned and under construction right now around LA. Check it out here.

Compass.com Has a New Look

We’ve revamped our homepage and added even more functionality to make it easier than ever to find homes you’ll love. Click over today to check out properties in your area that you won’t find anywhere else!

Local Events

June is Pride Month in Santa Monica!

Santa Monica Pier, Downtown Santa Monica, and Santa Monica Place, in collaboration with the City of Santa Monica, present the first ever SaMo PRIDE: an entire month of festivities to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusiveness, and acceptance. Learn more here!

Tacotopia @ The Promenade

Tacotopia is a larger-than-life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and taco festival, all rolled up into a funky, immersive exhibit.

The imaginative experience is fun for all ages, and for all the non-taco lovers out there, if that exists, there are plenty of swoon-worthy photo opportunities throughout the exhibit that aren’t taco-centric. Buy your tickets here!

Tips & Tricks

The Best-Designed Building in Every State
From an Olson Kundig–designed home in Idaho to Studio Gang’s Aqua Tower in Illinois, the editors at Architectural Digest identify the structures that stand out among the rest in their respective states right here.

Types of Carpet

How to Choose the Right Carpet for Your Room—and Exactly What to Buy

From material to weave, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to covering your floors. Real Simple breaks down the best buys for every space and to suit every style here.

The Curbed Guide to the World’s Best Design Cities

Searching for your next travel destination? Curbed pinpoints some of the top spots for architecture and culture — and what not to miss out on while you’re there! See their list right here.