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Michael Cogley, a Keller Williams Architectural Specialist, is an experienced real estate professional selling and developing luxury residential real estate in Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Boston. Initially working in management for a commercial real estate developer in Ann Arbor, Michael transitioned into selling residential real estate in 1998 with Sprogis & Neale Real Estate, a high-end boutique office located in historical South End Boston. Most recently, he was affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Beverly Hills North Office before coming home to Keller William Luxury Homes. He has served a wide clientele of home buyers and sellers and represented numerous developers in large scale new construction sales. Michael proved to be a smart, professional and skilled negotiator with a firm commitment to providing his seller’s a smooth transaction that will close. Valuable as a patient listener, he helps his buyers find the best fit for their specific needs in whichever Los Angeles or desert community they may wish to call home.
Michael holds both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He worked in design during the early part of his career gaining hands-on experience understanding how people really use space, and how space can be changed to best accommodate a person’s particular requirements and tastes.
With residences in both Santa Monica and Palm Springs, he knows both markets well. Michael maintains membership in the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors and is a licensed salesperson in the State of California. Michael is a member of the American Institute of Architects and both the Los Angeles and Santa Monica Conservancies. He spent many years on the board of Boston’s South End Historical Society as Director of Fundraising working to maintain unique and significant architectural and cultural resources through education and advocacy. He enjoys his life with his husband, Dan, their Tibetan Terrier Ollie, design, travel, swimming, kayaking, and his season ski pass to Mammoth Mountain!
Call Michael today to get excellent representation on your next real estate transaction.
As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.