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The Kostrey Collection is a winning team of selling and buying specialists.  John Kostrey is a licensed California attorney and practiced law at two top Los Angeles law firms.  

Not yet sure where you want to live? The Kostrey Collection knows Los Angeles inside and out. We will guide you through the pitfalls of finding and purchasing a property that is a perfect fit for you. We work with buyers and sellers. We handle single family homes, condos and investment properties in equal measure.  We are stellar negotiators but are never pushy. We want you to be happy with the property you purchased.  Patience is paramount.  We listen closely to all of your wants and needs.

If you are a first time home buyer we will guide you through every step of the process. A home is a big investment - perhaps the biggest and most important one you will ever make. We want you to feel comfortable every step of the way.

Looking to sell your home? Please feel free to contact us about a complimentary market evaluation of your property and our 100% satisfaction sales guarantee.

John is a licensed real estate broker (BRE No. 01729039) and licensed California attorney.

The Kostrey Collection specializes primarily in the following neighborhoods: Hancock Park/Larchmont Village, Los Feliz, Silver Lake/Echo Park, Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beverly Center/Miracle Mile, Culver City, and Historic West Adams.

John is a huge dog lover and currently has a beagle named Barnaby, a dachsund named Eddie and a viszla/hound named Junebug. He loves to spend his free time hiking and playing with them in the nearby canyons. He also loves to travel whenever possible and play lots of tennis.
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    07/25/2014
    $784,000
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    07/07/2014
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    06/24/2014
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    05/21/2014
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    05/20/2014
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      09/23/2012 - brandkloc
      Bought a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $200K in Crenshaw, Los Angeles, CA.
      Of all the realtors we've met, John was the most down-to-earth and honest. As first time home buyers, he made sure we understood all the steps of the process. He helped us wade through the short sale process which is a treacherous journey for everyone involved, and in the end he found us a great home. I would not hesitate to work with John again and would recommend him for any/all real estate transactions we have in the future. Also, John has a great network of contractors, lenders and other specialists. He recommended a mortgage broker and a general contractor to us, both of which were great finds and we intend to work with them in the future as well.

      (Side note: John strives to be as paperless as possible. It's a small detail but it allowed us to work faster when forms needed signing, and I think it's a better/more efficient way of working.)
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      06/01/2014 - zuser20140601174818048
      Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $2.3M in Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA.
      John provided exemplary service to my wife and I throughout a complicated contingency deal. He is kind, patient, tireless and attentive. He has a very good legal mind and is able to translate the reams of paperwork into language I can understand. Simply the best.
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      05/23/2014 - user7525833
      Sold a home in 2014.
      Our experience working with John was extraordinary. He went "above and beyond" in our every interaction. He helped us with the sale of our home and the purchase of a new condo. His experience as a lawyer and his thoughtful deliberations on even the smallest concern were invaluable. We would recommend him highly to anyone purchasing or selling a home.  MoreLess
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      Keller Williams Realty
      1660 Hillhurst Ave
      Los Angeles, CA  90027
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