Engel & Völkers Makes Real Estate Headlines With Historic Celebrity Home Listing

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Activist Erin Brockovich lists her home with the premium real estate brand

“Listing a celebrity home always offers and added thrill, but in this case, where the home owner was brought to fame through her philanthropic devotion, the sale takes on a deeper meaning,” says Bess.

European-based premium real estate brand, Engel & Völkers is proud to support historic activist-made-celebrity, Erin Brockovich, in the sale of her timeless Augora Hills home.

Portrayed by world-renowned Hollywood actress, Julia Roberts in the 2000 biographical film, Brockovich’s environmental efforts became known across the globe, making the activist a household name and her hilltop hideaway a hot commodity. Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills advisor, Alan Bess, is proud to be listing this property. “Listing a celebrity home always offers and added thrill, but in this case, where the home owner was brought to fame through her philanthropic devotion, the sale takes on a deeper meaning,” says Bess.

Set in a family-friendly neighborhood, ideal for children and central to fantastic restaurants and shopping, the home boasts stunning views, a perfect pool, a custom bar and a newly upgraded, classic kitchen. “Property values in Agoura Hills have been on a steady rise and 2015 has been no different,” says Raphael Barragán, CEO of Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills. This comes as no surprise for an area that Barragán, describes as a “unique suburban community exemplified by a commitment to the preservation of its history, a high quality of life, a lively business community, and environmental awareness.” Originally purchased by Brockovich in 1997 for $900,000, the home is currently listed at $2,350,000.

About Engel & Völkers
Since its establishment in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of real estate advisors in more than 560 residential brokerages and 65 commercial offices spanning 39 countries across six continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data.

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For more information please contact

Sheela Shouhed
Director of Communication
Sheela.Shouhed(at)evusa(dot)com

Alan Bess
Advisor
Alan.Bess(at)evusa(dot)com

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