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In the Top 10 again

The Los Angeles Business Journal just published its 2016 list of the top residential real estate firms in LA County —and in a Top 20 heavy with national corporate companies, our local LA independent firm ranked number 6 for transactions and number 9 for sales volume. We increased our sales volume...

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Star Trek: Voyager Jeri Ryan's love letter to France is listed by Aaron Kirman and Alan Taylor of John Aaroe Group

From 18th-Century columns and stone fireplace to reclaimed tiles and cobblestones, ardent Francophile Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager, Leverage, Boston Legal) overlooked no detail in transforming her 1.44-acre Encino property into an homage to a classic country French estate. Now her showpiece is...

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Hollywood Bowl 2016

Whether your tastes tend more toward John Williams or Weird Al, it’s never too early to nab your tickets for the best of the Bowl. Here’s a link to the fast-scan rundown, so you can reserve the seats you want before they’re sold out. 

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The Transformation of Museum Row

From the just-unveiled Petersen Automotive Museum and the landmark redesign of LACMA to the futuristic new Museum of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, an array of residential towers and more, the metamorphosis of Wilshire between Fairfax and Ogden is taking shape. KCET takes a look at what might...

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Los Angeles Times sneak peek

CLICK HERE  for a sneak peek at tomorrow’s spectacular John Aaroe Group ads in the Los Angeles Times!

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In Place: Beverly Hills

Last year, Forbes ranked 90210 the fourteenth wealthiest zip code in the country. But when it comes to fame, the Beverly Hills zip code is a solid number one. Ever since 1990, when Beverly Hills 90210 premiered, the number has been synonymous with the city and its world-famous Rodeo Drive as the...

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Designing for your toughest client: Yourself

Famous architects flocked to Pasadena to soak up the open creative atmosphere … and stayed to design homes of their own. This month, the Pasadena Heritage Spring Tour takes a look at five of these very personal architect creations, from stunning Craftsman beauties to late Mid-century visions.

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A rare and poignant look at Liz's last home

At the end of her life, Elizabeth Taylor allowed LA photographer Catherine Opie to photograph the interiors of her Bel-Air home. An exhibition of Opie’s images are on view in 700 Nimes Road, an exhibition at MOCA through May 8. Despite the millions of words written about her, these images of her...

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We're pretty sure they have wands

Kat Ward at Hometown Pasadena got a rare chance to snap “before” photos of the 2016 Pasadena Showcase House of Design, a grand 1918 Mission Revival. We can hardly wait to tour this place in all its Showcase glory. But 16,000 square feet, a guest house and two acres of grounds? In two months? All...

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