Broker and Founder
The Captain of the Ship
Our broker and chief idea guy, most of his hours are spent working with clients and managing our agent team. Along side Diana, he is working to create a better brokerage model that serves its clients and agents in a freshly modern way. When not acting as chief listener, Blake lives with his family in Manhattan Beach where he spends energy proving that the Lego economy is real.
903 10th Street, Manhattan Beach. Leased $13,500/month by Pier to Pier Brokers
Large Mediterranean style Manhattan Beach Hill Section home for lease, featuring a prominent and prestigious, South facing corner lot location at the intersection of 10th and Poinsettia. Luxurious Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors throughout the second level as well as the two bedrooms on the ground floor, and dining room. As you enter the home, you are introduced to a wonderful open area living room, with expansive 20 foot ceiling and you will pad across scrumptious and cool to the touch marble floors. The kitchen includes top-of-the-line Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, Loads of windows and skylights thought the second level hallway ensure the living space stays bright, inviting and warm to the senses. This home is palace like, both in style and size.
3110 Merrill Drive #66, Torrance. SOLD - $437,000 by Pier to Pier Brokers
2 Bedroom • 2 Bathroom • 1,350 • Unit 66 • $437,000
Turn Key Upper unit with large balcony that looks out on the pool.2 bedrooms 2 bath Co Op with dining area. Unit has a large living room and it's possible to convert…
252 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach - Office/Retail Space for Lease
Move your business into a prime location on PCH, the South Bay’s busiest street. This 1,000 square foot corner retail/office space with buckets of light during the day features one private office, kitchen, bathroom and storage closet. The industrial feel of the concrete floors and visible ventilation gives a modern vibe that makes this space a blank canvas for any business.
The Best Lead Generation Tools in 2019 - Monday Power Minutes
Understanding real estate lead generation tools in 2019 can be hard. Blake and Diana give you the the good, the bad and the ugly in this ultimate guide. Don't Panic, manage your leads.
The Future of Real Estate TODAY - Monday Power Minutes
Blake and Diana discuss their view of the future of real estate and how they chose to move offices in order to stay competitive against the shifting landscape in real estate.
3 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make - 1 Minute Rants
When you’re selling your home, we know it’s a stressful time in life. That is why your real estate agent should be there to help you make it as simple as possible. Diana shares with you 3 ways to make all of our lives easier when you are selling a home.
Your Brand vs. Zillow, Compass and Redfin - Monday Power Minutes
How can agents complete against the big mega-brand real estate marketing companies like Zillow, Redfin and Compass? You can compete, but you need to think outside of the box of the big broker.
Dealing With Objections in Real Estate - 1 Minute Rants
Diana Roberts shares with you how to deal when your client objects to your ideas in this 1 Minute Rant.
Step One When Buying A Home - 1 Minute Rants
What is the first step when buying a home? Blake answers this simple question in 1 minute.
Check out this insanely Hot New Listing at 1901 Manhattan Avenue, Hermosa Beach. Diana walks you through this $22 million listing.
Diana Roberts of Pier to Pier Brokers takes you on a tour of our newest LAND listing at 701 Longfellow in Hermosa Beach. This Hot New Listings is perfect for anyone looking for an ocean view development lot.
FEATURING 903 10th Street in Manhattan Beach.
This Hot New Listings is perfect for anyone looking for a large, beautiful home.
Do you know where your real estate career is going? Do you have a vision, a path, a destination you are heading towards, NO? Today we talk about taking the less traveled.
Understanding Value Added Marketing in Real Estate
We talk about the concept of value added marketing in your real estate business. Bottomline, home sellers and buyers want you to solve a problem they have. How are you helping your clients solve your real estate project?
Diana, marching to her own beat, takes your through her newest listings at 2502 Mathews Avenue, Unit B, in Redondo Beach - also known as unit 2. Tag along as Diana makes herself right at home.
Understanding Objection vs. Handling It - Monday Power Minutes
In this week's episode, we walk you through how to understand what happens when you have an objection in real estate. Instead of handling it, you are much more likely to maintain the sale and keep your clients happy if you understand why the objection is happening in the first place, and then learn how to move forward.
How Often Should Your Realtor Call? - 1 Minute Rants
Blake tackles this tough question and gives you opinions from both sides about how often your realtor should call you. pier to pier brokers
What Is Escrow? EXPLAINED - 1 Minute Rant
Ever wonder "What the cheese is Escrow?" when realtors or your friends talk about it? In this 1 minute rant, Blake Roberts explains it simply for you.
What Are Contingencies?
Blake Roberts walks you through what contingencies are when it comes to real estate in this new 1 Minute Rant. Pier to Pier Brokers See more at piertopierbrokers.com
Mastering Your Craft in 3 Steps - Monday Power Minutes
Blake and Diana take you through mastering you craft with a 3 step process.
How To Be A Great Salesperson - Monday Power Minutes
Learn about the ART of being a great salesperson. We share with you what it takes to make the grade as a sales professional. Pier to Pier Brokers
The Power of Hashtags
Blake takes 1 minute to tell you about the power of hashtag-ing and categorizing everything you do so you can be visible on social media. © 2019 Pier to Pier Brokers, Inc.
The Hero’s Journey in Real Estate - Podcast Episode 47
Blake and Diana Roberts have it all figured out when it comes to your journey as a Real Estate agent, from beginning day to your success.
A Great Housing Collapse? - 2 Minute Rant
Blake Roberts dishes on whether there will be a great housing market collapse in the next year or not.
What Kind of Escrow Should You Use? - 2 Minute Rant
Blake Roberts takes 2 minutes to tell you about which kind of escrow you should choose when buying a home.
Why Do You Need A Home Inspection - 2 Minute Rant
Blake Roberts goes over the most important parts of the home inspection when buying a home.