Ellen Paris

Luxury Real Estate Writer

Some of My Latest Articles

In addition to the confidential work I do for clients, here are some of my latest articles to sample my writing style. Enjoy….


Savvy Luxury Developers Are Marrying Fine Wine and Design

With U.S. wine consumption up considerably according to Forbes, it’s no surprise luxury developers are paying attention.

Latest News on Flipping Homes For Quick Profits

Here’s the latest news on flipping homes for quick profits

2019 May Be The Time To Buy A Luxury Vacation Home

Thinking of buying a luxury vacation home in 2019? Real estate industry experts say now is the time to start looking.

Billionaire Henry Kravis Lists Colorado Ranch For $46 Million

Private equity king Henry Kravis’ $46 million White River Valley Colorado ranch, “Westlands,” is up for sale.

Realtor.com’s Hot Housing Market Picks

Here’s realtor.com’s hot housing market picks.

California’s Wine Country: A Year After The Fires

California’s wine country’s real estate market is slowly recovering from last year’s wildfires

Compass Quickly Dominating The Luxury Turf

Compass founded in 2012, now the country’s fastest-growing luxury real estate technology brokerage company is quickly dominating the luxury turf

Update On Amazon’s HQ2 Impact On Crystal City & Long Island City

What’s the latest.

Where The Deals Are In 2019

Here’s where the deals are in 2019, according to Knock.com

Miami Art Week Attracts Both Art & Home Collectors

Miami Art Week attracts both fine art and luxury home collectors.

Realtor.com’s 2019 Housing Forecast Is Pretty Interesting

Here’s a look at realtor.com’s® housing forecast for 2019.

Here are the country’s most expensive ZIP codes according to PropertyShark.com

Here are ZIP Codes to dream about

Bay Area Buyers And Sellers Face Mixed News

News on Bay area housing markets is mixed

Luxury Development In Boca Raton Is Booming

Not your grandparents Boca Raton

Student Loan Debt Impacts Millenial Buyers

Millennials wirh years of student loan debt face reality

National Housing Report Reveals Some Good News For Buyers

Finally the market is favoring buyers

Rising Mortgage Rates Impact Buying Power

How rising mortgage rates impact buyers

Latest News On The Global Luxury Market

The news you can use for luxury clients

Amazon’s HQ2 Potential To Transform A Housing Market

Buyers and sellers anxiously await Amazon’s announcment

Defining The Luxury Market From The Inside

Luxury markets vary greatly around the country.

Fall Is A Good Time For Buyers and Sellers

Springs isn’t the only time to buy or sell.

Realtor.com’s Hottest ZIP Codes

Take a look at the hottest ZIP codes around the country.

Mort Fleischer’s Cowboy Ranches Are A $50 Million Set

Take a look inside Wall Street Financier Mort Fleischer’s luxury ranches.

San Francisco’s New Salesforce Park Is Prime Real Estate

Highest and best use of pricey San Francisco commercial real estate

Summer Slowdown In Beverly Hills Real Estate

Temps are Up while the luxury market Is down.

What 1 Million Buys Today

Here’s what a million buys today

Transforming Boston’s Skyline: One Dalton

The ultra-luxury One Dalton, Boston is transforming the city’s conservative skyline.

Summer’s Hottest Housing Markets From Realtor.com
The latest updates on summer’s hottest housing markets from realtor.com are in.

Insider Details On How HGTV Scored The Brady Bunch House
How HGTV scored the Brady Bunch house.

Selling A Billion Dollars Of Luxury Los Angeles Real Estate
Meet James Harris and business partner David Parnes, the British duo of Bravo TV’s reality hit, Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.

Ultra-Luxury Concierge Services Target High-Net Worth Buyers
Ultra-luxury concierge services target high-net worth buyers at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach

“Buyer Fatigue” Setting Into Silicon Valley Real Estate Markets
“Buyer fatigue” is setting into Silicon Valley real estate markets.

Downtown San Diego Is Booming. Here’s Why
Once a sleepy Navy town, Downtown San Diego is booming with residential and commercial development.

Here Are The Hottest Housing Markets Ranked By Realtor.com
Realtor.com just released its hottest market list.  California markets did not rank in the top five.

Pacific Gate: Downtown San Diego’s First Ultra-Luxury Condominium In A Decade
Pacific Gate, downtown San Diego’s first ultra-luxury condominium in a decade hit the market at exactly the right time.

Mandarina: Upside Investment Potential In The Mexican Jungle
Welcome to Mandarina, the ultra-luxury resort and residences in the Mexican jungle.

Latest Housing Numbers: Prices Up & Inventory Down
Realtor.com  just released its latest housing market numbers.

Realtor.com’s Top Ten Entry-Level Luxury Markets Will Surprise You
Realtor.com recently looked at the top ten entry-level luxury markets by county and home price increases. The results are surprising.

Go West, Rental Property Investors
House Canary, a national data analytics real estate company recently checked out several Mountain states in the west for single-family rental investors.

How To Snag A Home Before It Hits The Market: Enter Pacific Union International’s Private View
San Francisco-based Pacific Union International, one of California’s largest independent luxury brokerage firms, recently launched the proprietary online marketplace, Private View.

Los Angeles’ Median Home Price Nears $1 million As Fierce Bidding Wars Continue
While Los Angeles’ median home price nears $1 million, bidding wars continue for shrinking inventory.

How Many Homes Can Jeff Bezos Buy In Amazon’s Potential HQ2 Markets?
BRealtor.com®  recently looked at Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon.com to see how much residential real estate the man who tops the Forbes 2018 billionaires rankings can buy.

Five-Star Living: Luxury Branded Residences Are Hot Properties To Own
Five-star living at luxury branded residences are hot properties to own for those who desire the best in everything from “starchitecture” to top interior design.

How Today’s Generational Buying Behaviors Can Make Or Break A Deal
The Millennial generation approaches buying real estate differently than Baby Boomers.

Fort Lauderdale is Booming: Here’s Why
It’s become a city of choice for savvy investors both commercial and residential.

Spring’s 2018 Real Estate Market Is A Good News Bad News Story
The Spring 2018 real estate market is a good news bad news story.

Meet The Agency: An Uber Successful Brand In Luxury Residential Real Estate
Mauricio Umansky and Co-Founder & President Billy Rose insist egos must be left at the door.

Good News For Sellers: Zillow Is Buying Homes Offering Fast Cash
Zillow®  (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG) is now buying homes directly from sellers

Rising Rents Factor Into Millennial Spring Home Buying Market
Rising rents coupled with starting a family and increasing wages in a solid job market are motivating Millennials to home ownership.

Advice For Spring Home Buyers: Be Prepared For Lots Of Competition
Research highlights the reality of today’s home buying markets around the country.

An Education In Profits: Real Estate Values And Top Ranked Colleges
Real estate values and top ranked colleges continue to thrive on one another.

How To Win A Real Estate Bidding War: Advice From The Pros
Offering a home’s asking price is just the starting point in negotiations.

Ten Under The Radar Home Markets To Watch For Buying & Investment
America’s Top Ten Markets To Watch .

Best Places To Buy Vacation Rental Properties In 2018 Will Surprise You
The 150 Best Places To Buy A Vacation Rental Property In 2018.

Nook Real Estate Markets Every Home As A Luxury Property. No Matter Price
A small group of investors is out to change the way residential real estate is bought and sold.

Looking For Hot Rental Investment Properties: Here’s Where To Look
The Southwest’s hidden hot rental investment markets

Boutique Condominiums: Developers Go Small Offering Intimate Luxury Condo Living
Finding your piece of paradise at a luxury boutique condominium community.

Here’s Some Luxury Markets Offering Buying Opportunities: Let’s Make A Deal
Luxury markets around the country to consider if you are shopping for your dream home.

2018’s Housing Market Is Off And Running: What You Need To Know
Housing trend analysis for the top 500 metro areas.

Traits Of A Successful Real Estate Investor
The traits of successful real estate investor often surface early in life.

2018’s Housing Market Looks Good Unless You’re A First-Time Millennial Buyer
2018 continues to look good though, first-time Millennial buyers will continue to struggle with affordability

The Natural Disasters Of 2017’s Impact On The Housing Market Will Surprise You
Analysis on the impact of 2017’s natural disasters on the country’s housing market.

2018’s Higher Federal Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits Signal Confidence In The Housing Market
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) significantly increased 2018 Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits

Why Chinese Investors Love Miami: “Hong Kong Of The West”
Chinese Investors love Miami.

Luxury Living Married With Technology Plus Uber Amenities Attract “Elite Luxury” Renters
Developers are marrying luxury living with technology plus uber-amenities to attract a new breed of “Elite Luxury” renters.

Millennials On The Move Are Creating Major Market Opportunities For Baby Boomers
Millennials are now the largest group of home buyers.

2018’s Hot Rental Property Markets In Cold Climates For Investment Consideration In Q1
Cold climate markets offering the best rental investment opportunities

Real Estate Veteran Bob Dyson Is Changing the Industry Paradigm With His Third Act, Home.Chat
Bob Dyson is out to change the real estate industry paradigm

Luxury Homebuyers Want Over-The-Top Amenities For Enjoyment And Investment
As the world gets more opulent, developers and homeowners compete against each other to truly stand out.

2018’s Hot Homebuying Markets To Consider
There are a few surprises included in these top homebuying markets.

Garage Condominium Sales Remain Strong On Boston’s Beacon Hill
On Boston’s Beacon Hill, sales of garage condominiums remain strong

Homebuyers Priced Out Of Primary Markets Invest In Vacation Homes
Some realistic buyers have turned to vacation homes for both investment and to grab a piece of the American dream.