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About Forbes | Halliburton

The Forbes-Halliburton Team is very excited to share our vision for 2022! Our family connections, unique history, qualifications, and experience help to make Forbes-Halliburton the premier real estate team in Los Angeles. We are reinforced by the top individuals in the industry, from key decision making and marketing to finance and staging needs, our support team has a reach that is unparalleled. Our concern for our clients' interests and our vast geographical connections combine to make Forbes-Halliburton perfect for all of your Los Angeles, South Bay, and Palos Verdes, real estate needs. We market our listings to a wider audience than other brokers using connections from Malibu to the South Bay. Our seven generations of goodwill here in Los Angeles speak to the quality of our team and our services.

Our Family in the late 1960's, our father Randy Sr. began selling real estate on the Westside, helping to create the original Jon Douglas Company in Brentwood. During the 1980’s and 1990's the company transitioned into Prudential, and subsequently Coldwell Banker, with Randy Sr. having arguably the finest run in the history of Los Angeles Real Estate. During that same time, our mother, Didi, opened The Peter Lang Furniture Showroom at the Pacific Design Center with Diane. With more than 30 years of interior design experience, she now assists us with our staging and design needs. In 1988, Randy Jr. began his real estate career, partnering with Randy Sr. to become atop producer at Jon Douglas. Ultimately Randy Jr. moved on to Prudential/John Aaroe with Randy Sr., where they would be met with another 10 years of great success. In 2004, Diane left The Peter Lang Showroom to partner with Randy Jr. in the world of real estate, bringing both her tireless work ethic and design experience. Since then, the team has grown with the addition of Diane's son Ryan Axelrod as team management. Ryan has used his natural business sense and mind for great customer service to build a sound team management model and a trajectory for the company’s growth in the coming years. Having received his degree in economics at Pepperdine University, Ryan has both the feel for what Los Angeles-based clients are looking for and the hard knowledge about the current market and future trends. In 2008, Scott Gibson decided to fulfill his dream and open the premier Westside luxury real estate office, Gibson International. Coincidentally, Scott decided to open his office in the exact location where Randy Forbes Sr. started Jon Douglas in 1980. Randy Jr. and Diane knew that this was the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter in their careers and immediately made the switch to Gibson International.

After years of success in the competitive Westside market, we have now joined Compass, as part of a wider acquisition of several Los Angeles area firms. Now moving into 2022, our position with Compass affords us the opportunity to serve our clients better than ever!

I have used Diane and Randy for both buying and selling and will use them again when the time comes. They are thorough in every step of the process making sure you h...
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