Found 164 blog entries about Listings. 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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The Agency Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky gave CBS2 a glimpse inside the coveted two-story Penthouse now available for sale at The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA LIVE. The sleek and sexy Penthouse 51A, listed for $15,000,000, features 6,600-square-feet of modern luxury living high above the city.

Mauricio tells CBS2 the beauty of the property is that there is only one like it, and the size alone makes it a rarity. Penthouse 51A features three-bedrooms, including a spacious master bedroom with partner’s walk-in closets, floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views and incredible amenities, such as a hidden bar and temperature-controlled wine cellar.

Homeowners enjoy the exclusive amenities and services of the The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA LIVE,

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It seems that everyday, homes of the rich and famous make headlines for their lavish amenities, far-reaching views and sprawling acreage—yet the most extraordinary estates are the ones offering lifestyle in addition to square footage. What are the 10 most exceptional properties for sale in the U.S. at this very moment? From lakeside in Minnesota to Beverly Hills, from Martha's Vineyard to The Ritz-Carlton in New York, these ten properties highlight the ultimate luxury lifestyle in some of the country's most coveted zip codes.

1. Michael Jordan's Chicago Estate  2700 High Point Lane, Highland Park, IL - $14,855,000

A private gated entrance emblazoned with Jordan’s signature number 23 is the first thing you encounter when arriving at the former NBA

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The Residences at Carbon Beach celebrated their official launch last Thursday, June 25, to a lively crowd of brokers, agents and friends of The Agency in the heart of Malibu’s Billionaire’s Beach in Malibu. Along with the property’s tranquil zen courtyard, guests were invited to tour two select homes while enjoying Mr Chow’s catered hors d’oeuvres, a full bar hosted by Stoli Elite and VOCO, and premiere ocean views from the rooftop terrace.

“We're thrilled to introduce The Residences at Carbon Beach, a collection of 8 private homes whose design and location speak for themselves. The grand opening attracted a large turnout, which is indicative of how in demand these homes are”, says Mike Leipart, Managing Partner of The Agency New Development

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