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….

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.