‘Million Dollar Listing’: Fredrik Eklund Considers James Harris to Be One of His ‘Biggest Inspirations’ This Year

by Jeremy Spirogis
David Parnes, James Harris, Tracy Maltas, Fredrik Eklund

Although they appeared like fierce opponents on Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Fredrik Eklund and James Harris don’t have anything however love for one another.

David Parnes, James Harris, Tracy Maltas, Fredrik Eklund
David Parnes, James Harris, Tracy Maltas, Fredrik Eklund |Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank

Eklund lately shared that Harris was one in every of his “biggest inspirations” this yr. “One of my biggest inspirations this year has been this guy,” Eklund shared in an Instagram post together with a photograph of Harris. “We’ve come really far and I can call him and his business partner @davidbondst my close friends now.”

Eklund added that Harris and Parnes are “incredible brokers and built a powerful business.” The trio celebrated a $14 million deal and Eklund wrote, “you don’t really know each other professionally until you do a big deal together.” The post got here after the trio was seen in a tense state of affairs, battling over the connection of a developer the have each courted.

There’s one thing about Zach

Harris and Parnes are the go-to brokers in Los Angeles for acquainted Million Dollar Listing developer, Zach Vella. But viewers seemingly keep in mind seeing Vella work with Eklund on various events on Million Dollar Listing New York.

Eklund was filmed promoting various Vella’s New York City buildings. This included one property that featured new building, no showroom, or finishes. But Eklund toured brokers by the job web site throughout the lifeless of winter, decided to promote $100 million price of actual property.

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But when Vella is promoting property in Los Angeles, he turns to Harris and Parnes to get the deal achieved. Harris shared in a latest episode he was barely involved that now the Eklund lives in Los Angeles, Vella might flip to Eklund as a substitute.

Fredrik Eklund wonders why he isn’t on Zach Vella’s L.A. itemizing

Eklund visits Vella’s Los Angeles itemizing throughout a dealer’s open. Harris is extraordinarily open about his concern that Vella might pivot to Eklund if he and Parnes don’t make the sale. The duo seems to be on a roll with a number of consumers. When Eklund arrives the brokers embrace. “Wait, I know this house,” Eklund remarks wanting round, realizing the house is Vella’s.

“David and I have known Fredrik for years,” Harris says in a confessional. “He’s done a bunch of business with Zach on the east coast. Even though Fredrik has his own relationship with Zach, we still want him to know that L.A. is our turf. And if he has a serious buyer, he should bring them. And if they end up buying the property, well, that’s just the cherry on top.”

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Eklund excursions the house marveling on the views. But he admits he ought to have been on the itemizing. “For the record, I’m not here to take any listings away from you, so you don’t need to be worried,” Eklund says to Parnes and Harris. “But I do live in Los Angeles. And you do acknowledge that I knew Zach before you guys were even born.” Adding, “I don’t want to come in here and step on anyone’s feet but this is going to be an issue in the sense that there will be more listings. I think it’s the weirdest thing that they didn’t put me on with you.”

Do Eklund’s remarks go over properly? Stay tuned when Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles airs on Tuesday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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