Broker Associate and Founder P2PG
The Captain of the Ship
Blake Roberts has nearly two decades of in the trenches real estate sales experience. He is a true Los Angeles native, born and raised in the West Los Angeles community of Brentwood. Blake is a Broker Associate, founding member of Compass’ South Bay team, and Principal of the Pier to Pier Group. Blake’s unofficial title is chief listener, problem solver and master negotiator.
Following an insatiable passion for the arts, food, travel, mid-century architecture and anything design, Blake has established himself as a hyper local expert, and as one of the leading agents along Los Angeles coastline neighborhoods and cities, which includes Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica and West Los Angeles.
As a refugee from Silicon Valley he had a successful career in marketing and public relations for some of the most recognized names in technology. Today, Blake applies many of his early life (and corporate) lessons to his real estate practice, and works tirelessly to strengthen his team’s skills to meet and exceed the high expectations of today’s savvy real estate customer. With a library of educational video content, social media posts and weekly podcasts, Blake is fully entrenched in our local online community.
Along with his wife Diana Roberts, the two highly creative entrepreneurs launched The Pier to Pier Group. The duo, along with help from family, friends and a heaping spoonful of moxie, established one of the South Bay’s most successful real estate brands. We are real estate pioneers who are focused on visibility, story telling and the hyper local housing market. Our focus isn’t about us and what we’ve accomplished, it’s 100% about you and your personal real estate story.
A true global citizen. Blake, his wife and two children are all members of the European Union, giving him a unique perspective on the international real estate front. When not exploring, Blake and his family call Manhattan Beach home.
2716 Via Anita, Palos Verdes Estates -$1,849,000.
This lovely family home is in the heart of the Grove, one of the most coveted neighborhoods in PVE.
2502 Mathews Avenue Unit B, Redondo Beach. Sold - $860,000 by Pier to Pier Brokers
This lovely North Redondo Beach townhome faces the local running and walking path, which gives it loads of light and privacy that only homes along the “greenbelt” path afford.
Never Give Up On Your Clients - Minute Rants
2716 Via Anita, Palos Verdes Estates - This is the story of how we found our buyer the perfect home through never giving up.
How to Sell a Home with Limited Showings - Minute Rants
Diana Roberts tells you a story about how creating scarcity can cause buyers to act fast. She shares with you how she sold a home with multiple offers and only one open house. Pier to Pier Group
How to Win a Bidding War - Minute Rants
In real estate, often times you will get into a bidding war between the buyers and sellers. Diana Roberts gives you insights and tips to help you win any bidding war and make the outcome favorable for all involved.
Why We Joined Compass - Monday Power Minutes
Blake and Diana Roberts give you the inside scoop on why they decided to join the amazing company Compass.
9 Tips for Home Sellers - Minute Rants
Diana dishes on 9 things you can do as a home seller to make potential buyers want your home and for the highest price possible.
What is Spot Staging? - 1 Minute Rants
In this informative rant, Diana shares with you the importance of spot staging and how she uses it to make her clients happy and sell the home for the highest price possible.
Do you speak real estate with an accent?
When buying and selling real estate, the words agents use have tremendous power, for both good and evil. Are you using your skill of the language correctly?
Buyers, work with your agent to win the deal - Monday Power Minutes
Work with your agent to win the deal when you’re putting together an offer to buy a home in and around Los Angeles. Blake and Diana Roberts share their tips and knowledge, which they hope will help with your real estate purchase.
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.
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.