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Blog_Robbie_Main The hilltop home of well-known British singer Robbie Williams has recently grabbed the attention of The Wall Street Journal. Represented by The Agency's Mauricio Umansky and Jeff Kohl, the newly-renovated estate rests on almost a full acre of gorgeous greenery behind the gates of Mulholland Estates. Robbie and his wife, Ayda, have lived in the home for several years and are selling to "explore a new part of town." "Mr. Williams extensively renovated the house after buying it," Jeff said of the home's beautiful remodel. The family-friendly layout appeals to affluent individuals and families who desire resort-style living just minutes from the bustling city of L.A. The seven-bedroom retreat offers endless entertaining areas, including a formal dining…
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Blog_ExpoLine Westside residents, rejoice: passenger rail service will soon be available from Downtown L.A. to Santa Monica, the first time a passenger train has traveled between the two areas since the 1950’s. L.A.’s expanding mass transit system is adding seven stops along the route, offering easy travel for the budget-conscious and environmentally-friendly beachgoers and city dwellers. The $1.5-billion, 6.6-mile extension of the Expo Line provides a seamless, traffic-free way to get to and from Santa Monica. It’ll take about 46 minutes via train between the start and end locations that are about 15 miles apart. Residents and travelers alike have the opportunity to avoid congested roads, from the Santa Monica Pier all the way to the city’s bustling business center…
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Blog_Palisades The ambience of Hollywood’s Golden Age at 1020 Palisades Beach Road has been leaving a lasting impression in Santa Monica since it was built in 1928. Originally owned by Norma Talmadge, one of silent movie era’s biggest stars, this classic 7-bedroom Spanish Colonial Revival beachfront estate on Santa Monica’s Gold Coast has kept its original character and charm while being updated by Molori Design with fresh, coastal style. 1020 Palisades Beach Rd-006The entire home has been redesigned to maximize the sweeping views that span the entire Santa Monica Bay area. With all new modern conveniences in the bathrooms and kitchen, the beautiful home includes spacious rooms on every floor, including a living room, sun room, dining room and additional game or media room that perfectly blends

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxWQbp-ia5c&feature=youtu.be The Agency’s Craig Knizek gave us an exclusive look into the Gemstone Ranch estate on LXTV’s Open House on NBC recently, a nationally syndicated show that airs on 80 markets across the U.S. that highlights the hottest homes on the market. In this episode, viewers are invited to peak in to the luxurious homestead across 10 sprawling acres located in bucolic Ojai, CA, just go 60 minutes outside of LA. “As you enter in to this home, you feel like you’re walking into a sophisticated lodge in a famous mountain resort”, notes Craig. Built in 2005, the ranch’s coveted single-story floor plan provides spacious rooms with soaring high ceilings, African walnut flooring, stone pillars and an oversize cozy…
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America’s Most Infamous Address, Known for its Legendary Parties and Lavish Lifestyle, Hits the Market

The Agency is thrilled to announce the listing this week of one of the most distinct, storied estates in the country, the Playboy Mansion, listed for $200 million and represented by Mauricio Umansky. “This is the right time to seek a buyer for this incredible property who understands the role the Mansion has played for our brand and enables us to continue to reinvest in the transformation of our business,” said Playboy Enterprises, Inc. CEO, Scott Flanders. “The Playboy Mansion has been a creative center for Hef as his residence and workplace for the past 40 years, as it will continue to be if the property is sold.” The crown jewel of L.A.’s…
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Once home to music legend Smokey Robinson, The Agency’s Southern-style beauty in Encino evokes historic grandeur and upscale charm. Featured on NBC’s Open House, the magnificent colonial was originally built in 1882, and still features the finest 19th century details yet is appointed with all the modern conveniences. 17085-Rancho-Street-32-940x600 The 6,556-square-foot home has five bedrooms, with an impressive master suite that features a soaking tub and sauna. Generous formal living areas showcase an indoor and outdoor flow with a picturesque bedroom veranda and French doors that open out to a beautiful patio. Truly an entertainer’s paradise, the home is situated on one of the largest homesites in the Valley, amidst a host of wonderful amenities and manicured gardens. Enjoy the…
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Blog_CoronaDelMar The historic estate of the Simpsons late co-creator Sam Simon, which recently captured the attention of the Wall Street Journal, is one of the most remarkable properties to hit the L.A. market in years. The estate at 14800 Corona Del Mar is situated on approximately 1.5 acres in the Pacific Palisades and features two residences – the Richard Neutra Bailey Case Study House #20 and a 7,100+ square foot contemporary, eco-friendly “main house.” The Bailey House, the only case study home designed by the Mid-Century Modernist Neutra, has been preserved and renovated by master architects and restoration artists Marmol Radziner, an L.A.-based firm. The property now has the distinction of an L.A. Historic-Cultural Monument. Modernist aficionados and Neutra fans…
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A new video provides a glimpse of the renowned Malibu lifestyle enjoyed from the brand new, exquisitely private residential enclave, The Residences at Carbon Beach. Nestled steps away from Malibu’s “Billionaire’s Beach,” a limited collection of eight luxury residences, one recently named a Los Angeles Times 'Home of the Day', feature sweeping ocean views, sophisticated contemporary style and magnificent rooftop terraces. Within a walk or short drive away is the very best of Malibu, including renowned shopping, the Malibu Country Mart, the historic Malibu pier and an array of acclaimed restaurants including Nobu, Mr. Chow and Mastro’s Ocean Club.

The new video also provides a tour inside The Residences at Carbon Beach, which feature bright, open

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Punta Mita, best known as a perennial favorite among the celebrity clientele, has emerged as one of the most exclusive and alluring residential and resort communities in all of Mexico. A longtime haven for the stars, Punta Mita remains an unspoiled, blue-water paradise along the Riviera Nayarit, renowned for its sandy beaches, aquatic adventures, lush tropical landscape and distinctive, laid-back personality.

The Punta de Mita peninsula is located about 45-minutes northwest of Puerto Vallarta, a direct flight from Los Angeles. Though easy to get to, Punta Mita remains far removed from the popular tourist destination. Surrounded by tropical forest and the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains, Punta Mita’s 9.5 miles of varied coastline features some of

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From installing rooftop solar panels to integrating new triple pane windows and EnergyStar appliances, there are all kinds of home upgrades that serve the dual purpose of saving energy and caring for the environment.

To help spread the eco-friendly word, we rounded up a few of our current listings that tout amazing "green" features without sacrificing on luxury.

Eco-Friendly Italian Masterpiece in the heart of Topanga Canyon21000-Mendenhall-Court-03-940x600

Designed by Brian Biglin, this modern day Italian villa offers spectacular views of the mountains while also showcasing some incredible, sustainable features. Totaling 23 green acres, this property boasts 3,000 sq ft of solar panels that are visible from the rear terrace, which ensure a reliable power supply for the two Tesla

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