MILLION DOLLAR LIVING

ABOUT IKE


Potential clients relocating across the country or around the world require the personalized service of a real estate professional with deep understanding of the global market and a well-earned reputation for insight, integrity, dedication and discretion. IKEM CHUKUMERIJE embodies those qualities and many more.

As one of the nation's premier real estate brokers, IKEM has devoted more than ten years to orchestrating transactions including high end luxury homes and upscale commercial properties in California, New York, Florida, Georgia and Nevada. His continuously expanding knowledge and ever deepening relationships keep IKEM ahead of the trends, enabling him to provide each of his international and local clients with the unmatched individualized service that they deserve. One real estate company, known for it's unwavering high standards, is able to handle real estate transactions nationwide in all of the major metropolitan areas.

IKEM also runs a successful sports and entertainment relocation agency for professional athletes and celebrities. Through his network of professional athletes and entertainers, IKEM also represents their interest through landlord and tenant representation for leasing and investments. A native Angeleno, IKEM holds a Bachelor's degree in computer information systems from California State University, Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of LaVerne.

With a sterling record of professionalism and unblemished reputation for integrity, IKEM CHUKUMERIJE assures a worry-free and enjoyable experience for every client with whom he works with. 

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LATEST NEWS


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LA TIMES: L.A REAL ESTATE AGENTS SCRAMBLE FOR ATHLETES AS RAMS TOUCH DOWN                                

JAN 15, 2016

Manhattan Beach real estate agent Ed Kaminsky has been feverishly calling anyone he might know who has an in with a Rams player or two.

"I've been on the phone with the Rams' offices, sports agents, business managers, players, players that aren't on the team but that have relationships with players on the team," he said...READ MORE


LA TIMES: FORMER NBA NO.1 PICK JOE SMITH PUTS HIS DESERT HOME ON THE BLOCK     

JUNE 16, 2015

A home owned by Joe Smith, the former college basketball standout drafted No.1 overall by the Golden State Warriors in 1995, is on the market in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $2.75 million.

Found within a gated community, the Tuscan-inspired contemporary sits on an acre with a swimming pool, spa, and... READ MORE                            


LA TIMES: L.A. CLIPPERS' CHRIS PAUL BUYS A $9-MILLION HOME IN KARDASHIAN COUNTRY                                 

DEC 16, 2015

L.A. Clipper Chris Paul may be moving his basketball shoes from the Westside to Calabasas. 

The star point guard, who bought the Bel-Air home of singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne three years ago, has paid $8.995 million for an estate in a guard-gated community popular among celebrities and professional athletes...READ MORE


LA TIMES: HOME OF THE DAY: ROOM TO MOVE IN TARZANA                                                           

MARCH 2, 2015

This gated contemporary in Tarzana occupies a deep, half-acre lot with an entertainer’s patio, a pool and spa and large expanses of grass..

Vaulted interiors with tall arching windows invite light while adding volume to the two-story floor plan. A spacious master retreat complete with sitting room, walk-in closet and a pair of balconies...READ MORE


 

LA TIMES: CLIPPERS' CHRIS PAUL DROPS $1.775 MILLION ON WOODLAND HILLS HOME

DECEMBER 19, 2014

The Clippers' Chris Paul has a new home court for holidays.

The star point guard recently paid $1.775 million for a home in Woodland Hills, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The newly-built Mediterranean, on more than half an acre in College Acres, is entered through a double-height foyer... READ MORE


LA TIMES: PRO ATHLETES PREFER NEWER HOMES IN GUARD-GATED COMMUNITIES

NOVEMBER 20, 2014

Professional athletes gravitate to newer properties that have home theaters and are located in guard-gated communities, real estate brokers who cater to sports figures say.

Sports-related amenities such as basketball and tennis courts not so much.Today's athletes are also making smarter financial decisions by leasing... READ MORE


 

LA TIMES: NBA GUARD JOSE CALDERON POSTS DALLAS DIGS AT $2.475 MILLION                          

AUGUST 26, 2014

Dealt by the Mavericks to the Knicks this offseason, Jose Calderon is now looking to strike a trade of his own. The NBA point guard has put his home in Dallas on the market at $2.475 million.

The residence, a Santa Barbara-style built in 2009, mixes sunlit interiors with designer touches including hardwood flooring, arched doorways and French doors.The 6,389 square feet of living space has a living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, an office, a wet bar, five bedrooms and 5.5 baths.. READ MORE

LA TIMES: NEW FLORIDA PANTHER DAVE BOLLAND FINDS A HOME IN BOCA RATON

AUGUST 23, 2014

New Florida Panthers center Dave Bolland isn’t wasting any time settling into his new surroundings.

The two-time Staanley Cup champion, who signed a five-year, $27.5-million free-agent contract with the Panthers this off-season, has purchased a newly built home in Boca Raton, Fla., for $3.3 million.

Found inside the confines of the guard-gated Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club... READ MORE

 

AOL REAL ESTATE: SPORTS' UNSUNG HERO: THE ATHLETE RELOCATION AGENT                   

FEBRUARY 2, 2012

With the Super Bowl signaling the end of pro football season, get ready for the spotlight to shift from the football field to the fate of the players themselves. Athletes' lives get the added scrutiny of a merciless public who demand to know: Who will be traded? To what team? Where will they be moving next?

Enter the athlete relocation agent. After contracts have been signed and the euphoria wears off, a professional athlete might have to confront the unsettling reality of having to sell a home, pack up belongings and relocate the entire family to an unfamiliar city in another state. READ MORE


HUFFINGTON POST: CHRIS PAUL BUYS HOUSE FROM AVRIL LAVIGNE                                 

JANUARY 19, 2012

Clippers point guard Chris Paul just made good use of some of his $68 million contract. He plopped down a good chunk of it to buy pop diva Avril Lavigne's Bel-Air house that's been on the market since last spring at $9.8 million. Lavigne listed the house after her split from Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley. Ah divorce, the fuel that keeps the real estate industry ticking.

The eight-bedroom Mediterranean-style mansion has a 10-car garage in case Paul wants to continue the shopping spree. READ MORE

 

LOS ANGELES

In Los Angeles, everyone’s a star.
— DENZEL WASHINGTON

MIAMI BEACH

...ain’t no city in the world like this... Bienvenidos a Miami.
— WILL SMITH

LAS VEGAS

Everything and anything you want to do, you can do in Las Vegas.
— DREW CAREY

NEW YORK

...the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards, New York.
— MILOS FORMAN

ATLANTA

...my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
— HERSCHEL WALKER
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We couldn’t have been any happier with IKEM and his professionalism throughout our relocation process to LA. Almost immediately, IKEM and his team provided us with leasing options based upon our requirements. He thoroughly explained the leasing process, attended every showing with us, and provided us with enough information to ultimately make our decision to buy our home. IKEM, thank you and your team for the amazing work!
— CHRIS & JADA PAUL
Thank you so much for everything that you’ve done to make our family feel at home. You really made this move so much easier on us. You’ll definitely handle our next move!
— EARL & MEGAN CLARK
Ikem’s level of service is excellent. One of his best traits as a realtor is that he offers candid information and never tries to “push” a property on you.
— JOSEPH ATTIA
Moving to LA can be quite intimidating but IKE really made our move easy and comforting. Our place was centrally located and combined the perfect amenities with a secured living environment which was perfect for our taste. IKEM was consistently available when issues arose and was very quick to come up with a solution. My husband I were very pleased with the attention we received from him.
— ANDREA & CHRIS DUHON
We were so lucky to have worked with IKEM on our home purchase. His involvement in fighting for us in our home purchase and creative solutions are the reasons we are home owners today. His service was beyond compare, even a more powerful statement knowing that we aren’t his typical market. His strong education, depth of knowledge, ad integrity are clear for the start.
— MR & MRS CARLSON
When it comes to providing specialized services for professional athletes, IKEM gets it done! I would not hesitate to use IKEM again when it comes to my real estate needs.
— OMAR BOLDEN

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FEATURED PROPERTIES


PRADO DEL GRANDIOSO
CALABASAS, CA 91302
$8,995,000

405 BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NY 10013
$16,500 MONTHLY RENTAL

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18426 WELLS DRIVE
TARZANA, CA 91356
$9,300 MONTHLY RENTAL

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1100 S. HOPE STREET | #1602
LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
$6,500/MONTH FOR LEASE

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633O SEA WALK DIRVE
PLAYA VISTA, CA 90094
$7,250/MONTH FOR LEASE

2175 W. SILVER PALM ROAD
BOCA RATON, FL 33432
$3,300,000

6120 FLIGHT AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90056
$840,000

1067-1069 S. CRESCENT HEIGHTS
LOS ANGELES, CA 90035
$1,319,000

228 S. LE DOUX ROAD
BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90211
$15,000 MONTHLY RENTAL

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2198 RUBY PLACE
LAGUNA BEACH, CA 92651
$3,849,000

5710 LUBOA
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91367
$1,895,000

72 DAPPLEGRAY LANE
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA 90274
$2,795,000

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1402 E. BALBOA BLVD
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92661
$16,000 MONTLY RENTAL

1122 GLENHAVEN
FULLERTON, CA 92833
$790,900

4207 ALLA ROAD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90066
$5,150 MONTHLY RENTAL

5466 PENFIELD
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91364
$799,900

7401 S. SEPULVEDA BLVD | APT 114
LOS ANGELES, CA 90045
$806,000

1735 SUMMIT RIDGE
BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210
$15,500 MONTHLY RENTAL

900 W OLYMPIC BLVD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
$7,700 MONTHLY RENTAL

5849 S. ORLANDO
LOS ANGELES, CA 90056
$549,000

2301 IRVINE AVENUE
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660
$10,950 MONTHLY RENTAL

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2078 STRADELLA ROAD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90077
$13,000 MONTHLY RENTAL

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STRATFORD CIRCLE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90077
$8,999,999

524 CARMELINA AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90025
$5,000 MONTHLY RENTAL

2168 ESTES ROAD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90041
$1,100,000

4837 DUNMAN AVE
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91364
$760,000

556 3RD AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10016
$15,000 MONTHLY RENTAL