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Los Angeles Enters A New Era As A Global City, With Home Demand And Prices To Match

Aug. 29, 2016
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In his latest column for MarketWatch, The Agency’s Edward Fitz offers his take on the current state of the Los Angeles real estate market. With housing inventories close to historic lows and prices at historic highs, he looks to the city’s new wave of transplants—the young, the aspiring, the driven and the rich of the… Read more


The Role Of Timing In The Luxury Market

Jul. 22, 2016
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When purchasing luxury real estate or investment properties, timing is truly of the essence. Market trends and peak seasons play a significant role in purchasing habits and pricing. Also likely coming into play are the buyer’s personal needs and desires to seek substantial savings wherever possible. Agents navigate the market by keeping an eye on… Read more


4444 Libbit Avenue Adds To Encino’s Rich, Historic Architecture And Design

Jul. 15, 2016
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The San Fernando Valley is filled with an abundance of rich history and architecture, and Encino is one of its most vibrant, character-rich neighborhoods. Famed architect Martin Stern Jr. was a major influence in designing  one of the neighborhood’s most popular communities, Encino Village, during the mid-1950s, with many other acclaimed designers making their mark… Read more


The Agency Celebrates Another Banner Year With 13 Agents Among The WSJ’s Top 1,000

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The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. have unveiled the 2016 ranking of the nation’s Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals, and The Agency is thrilled once again to lead all L.A. County brokerages with 12 agents represented on the Top 250 Individuals by Sales Volume. In total, 13 of our agents ranked among the best… Read more


The Agency Hosts Lounge At The Event Fundraiser In Calabasas

May. 26, 2016
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The Agency was thrilled to participate in The Event, an annual fundraiser held May 21 in support of the Las Virgenes Unified School District and its education foundation, The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools. To date, the foundation has donated over one million dollars to manage class size and strengthen the counseling programs at all 16 schools… Read more


The Hollywood Reporter & The Agency On L.A.’s Hot Niche Markets

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From the country to the city to the beach, The Hollywood Reporter recently spotlighted three of the hottest niche markets in L.A. featuring market insight and expert knowledge from The Agency team, as well as our notable new developments and standout luxury listings. Calabasas The first stop on THR’s tour is Calabasas, where Country Ridge, a new… Read more


Inc.com On How The Agency “Completely Changed An Industry”

May. 20, 2016
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“Most people dream of disrupting industries. Mauricio Umansky and The Agency have successfully done it.” So states a new feature on Inc.com which has placed The Agency among its “Icons of Entrepreneurship.” In the piece, How This Real Estate Agency Completely Changed The Industry, Inc. compares The Agency’s impact on real estate to Richard Branson and… Read more


The Agency’s Guide To Manhattan Beach

Apr. 5, 2016
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Manhattan Beach has received a lot of attention in recent years due to its award winning schools, pristine beaches and celebrity residents. It’s also home to the Manhattan Beach Wine Auction, the largest charity wine auction in Southern California that raises over $1 million each year for its local public school system. The upscale beach town has… Read more


Homes In San Fernando Valley Sell A More Affordable Version Of Los Angeles Chic

Mar. 29, 2016
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In his latest column on MarketWatch, The Agency’s Edward Fitz creates strong talking points of the benefits of living in the San Fernando Valley. The neighborhoods in the Valley were originally inhabited by GIs after returning home from the war in the 1940s. The Southern California climate, affordability and sense of community were what created the appeal—and… Read more


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