Ben Bacal has become a clear leader in Southern California’s luxury real estate business. Selling over a billion dollars in residential real estate, he has carved his niche and driven prices in the most prominent neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Building his real estate empire from the ground up, Ben was recently ranked #9 in the nation by The Wall Street Journal for individual sales volume. Ben is best known for his role in skyrocketing median home prices in the Bird streets and Trousdale Estates – arguably two of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The first person to sell a property for $20 million in Trousdale, subsequently causing the price in the neighborhood to double from $1500 to $3000 per square foot. Simultaneously catalyzing a similar trend in the Bird Streets, Bacal was the first to push prices above $1700 per square foot and most recently over $3000 per square foot. Ben continues to drive pricing with record breaking sales not only in Trousdale Estates and the Bird Streets, but also Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and other parts of the Hollywood Hills. Ben is well respected among his peers and has become the “go-to” agent for hard to find trophy properties. His excellent relationships with home owners and developers alike, along with his knowledge of inventory allows him access to properties that are not available to most agents and gives him the ability to easily connect buyers with the best property for them. When listing a client's home for sale, Ben develops a very personalized and aggressive marketing approach. Ben and his team are committed to clear communication and loyalty for each and every client looking to buy or sell a home. When you work with Ben Bacal, you are working with a calculated and realistic professional who makes bold decisions in order to bring the client both a rewarding and satisfying result.