James Harris

424.400.5915
The perfect blend of British style and American drive, James brings his charisma, intellect and wit as co-founder of luxury real estate firm, Bond Street Partners, to The Agency. Together with longtime colleague David Parnes, James specializes in high-end residential real estate and investment properties in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood, Hollywood Hills, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, and the greater Los Angeles region.
 
Proving that exceptional service and attention to each and every client is the recipe to success, James’ and David’s no-nonsense approach to closing deals, coupled with their extensive network of high-net-worth international and domestic clients, resulted in the sale of over $165 million of real estate in 2014 and $232 million in 2015 and 2016. Following suit, 2017 has already proven to be a record-breaking year for the two with over $300 million in sales in the first quarter alone.  
 
James’ and David’s vast portfolio of sales includes prized property on L.A.'s iconic Melrose Place, home to the boutiques of renowned designers such as Oscar De La Renta and Chloé, and the famed Hustler store on Sunset Boulevard for $18.5 million. Most recently, James and David represented the $30 million sale of 438 N. Faring Road in Holmby Hills, a deal in which they represented both the buyer and the seller; a $30 million sale at 200 N. Delfern in Holmby Hills, in which they represented both the buyer and the seller; plus a $25 million development opportunity in Bel Air and an $18 million development opportunity in Holmby Hills. The pair also represented the third-highest sale ever in Malibu for a staggering $69.9 million.

Building on this incredible success, James and David have expanded their listing inventory in 2017 to include a $40 million dollar Holmby Hills estate and two newly developed view estates in Bel Air listed for $45 million and $35 million. Their listing portfolio currently exceeds $275 million and includes some of the city’s most impressive properties with a wide range of listings in the $2-10 million range. Their exclusive clientele is comprised of countless celebrities, producers, business managers, agents, heads of Fortune 500 companies and numerous high-net-worth individuals.

Born and raised in London, England, James’ entrepreneurial drive started at the tender age of 16. After working as a residential investment agent in the United Kingdom, he headed west to Los Angeles to broaden his horizons and enjoy the California sunshine. Since then, he has earned numerous industry accolades, including being named one of "Hollywood's Top 25 Real Estate Agents" by The Hollywood Reporter in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and counted among REAL Trends’ Top 1,000 Agents in America in 2015 and 2016.

James is happily married to his beautiful wife, Valeria, and together they have two daughters, Sofia and Chloe. His three girls are the light of his life. When he is not serving his clients in real estate, James and his family love going to the beach and spending quality time together. A firm believer in giving back to the community, he is heavily involved in various humanitarian causes including the Jewish Federation Community and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
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My Listings

26 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3

The Bellagio Estate

 

www.thebellagioestate.com The Bellagio Estate, located in one of the most prestigious communities in the world, is one of a few properties which sits on the exclusive Bel Air Country Club golf course. Perched above the 16th hole, this classy res...

900 Stradella Road 90077 SL17-04342

 

Bel Air’s newest and most exciting offering. By far one of the best and most unique promontories in the area with panoramic views spanning 280 degrees from Downtown Los Angeles to the ocean. Sited on close to one acre, completely secluded from the street wi...

8721 Sunset Blvd. 90069 SL16-03390

 

Located in one of the most affluent sections of greater Los Angeles, 8721 Sunset Blvd. is situated below the Hollywood Hills and adjacent to the iconic Sunset Plaza featuring luxury design retailers and renowned eateries. Since 1962, this property has been...

1041 Laurel Way 90210 DL17-04999

 

Commanding a world-renowned location, north of Sunset Blvd. and close to the Beverly Hills Hotel and Rodeo Drive, this transitional contemporary estate has been re-imagined for today’s luxury lifestyle. With its grand presence sitting up from the street, th...

La Victoria Estate

 

La Victoria Estate is located in the coveted and secluded hills northeast of Cordoba, Argentina. Nestled on 2,800 acres of striking and majestic surroundings, this estate is a private oasis of natural beauty that is steeped in rich Argentinean cultural her...

435 Marguerita Ave. 90402 SL17-04231

 

Rarely does such a special property become available on one of Santa Monica’s most desirable streets. This one-of-a-kind offering, just minutes from Ocean Ave., 3rd Street Promenade, Montana Avenue, the pier and sandy beaches of Santa Monica, is an i...

199 Emerald Bay 92651 SL17-05059

 

This spectacular residence is set atop one of the most sought after oceanfront locations in exclusive Emerald Bay. It features panoramic views of Catalina Island, Irvine Cove, and crashing whitewater. This westward facing home offers year-round breathtaking...

1350 Benedict Canyon Drive 90210 SL17-05799

NEW

 

Luxury at its finest. Voluminous scale with incredible natural light in every room. This Mediterranean villa was completely remodeled down to the studs and is designed with the finest materials. The open flow between rooms is an ideal layout for grand scale...

77 Kolohala Drive 96790 SL17-05581

 

When a property is touted with terms such as ‘museum quality’, there is often not much to back it up, but with this house it's 100% true. Casa Olabuenaga has been featured in many international museum shows including a cover appearance for a Cologne Exhibit...

My SOLD Listings

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200 Delfern Drive 90077 SL17-04299

SOLD

 

A spectacular Mediterranean estate in prime Holmby Hills that embraces the beauty of Italian renaissance design. Enter the dramatic two story grand foyer that boasts 26-foot beamed ceilings, elegant archways, and an abundance of impeccable craftsmanship th...

438 N. Faring Road 90077 SL14-01509

SOLD

 

This spectacular new estate sits behind private gates on a lush property in Holmby Hills, Bel-Air, one of the most sought-after addresses in the world. Framed on all sides by mature trees and greenery, the contemporary 3-level, glass-encased compound boasts...

911 Tione 90077 SL16-03667

SOLD
  • 911 Tione
  • 6 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms 22,270 ft²
  • $29,988,000

 

On its own private street behind the gates of Bel Air, an exquisite contemporary estate with fabulous views to the ocean is ready to construct on 2.+ acres of premiere land in one of the most prestigious communities in the nation, surrounded by celebrities ...

Reduced! New Price & Unparalleled Value! A Rema...

SOLD

MLS® #17195894

REDUCED! New price & unparalleled value! A remarkable opportunity in prestigious Holmby Hills on one of the most coveted streets in the city! This gorgeous 1930's Colonial style home sits on approx. 1.66 acres of beautifully manicured grounds. 355 S. Maplet...

808 N. Alpine Drive 90210 SL16-03534

SOLD

 

The bar has been set for the height of luxury living in the heart of Beverly Hills. The most desirable neighborhood in the world, with its close proximity to Rodeo Drive and five-star hotels and restaurants, is the location of this palatial estate on approx...

8927 St. Ives Drive 90069 SL16-03280

SOLD

 

An architectural tour-de-force. Sited at the end of a coveted, private street behind gates and offering the utmost in privacy, this property has set the bar for contemporary design in the Sunset Strip. The setting is like no other, surrounded by mature lan...

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