Palm Springs

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Coachella 2018 may be drawing to a close, but things are just starting to heat up in the desert—and Stagecoach is right around the corner! With its warm, sunny days and balmy nights, spring brings some of the year’s best weather to the desert, along with a vibrant display of wildflowers and cacti in full bloom. From Rancho Mirage to Palm Desert, we’ve rounded up five homes perfect for relaxing, entertaining, and festival-going in style.

WEINTRAUB ESTATE | PALM DESERT

Tucked away in Palm Desert’s exclusive Bighorn Country Club, this magnificent contemporary residence was built for legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub. Represented by Richard Bartholomew, David Findley and Mauricio Umansky and designed by architect Guy Drier, its

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Modernism Week, the much-anticipated annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture, kicks off February 15th in Palm Springs. This year’s festival, sponsored by The Agency, features an eclectic lineup of events hosted throughout the modernist design mecca.

More than 350 events, including signature home tours, films, lectures and nightly parties held during the ten-day festival, are envisioned to celebrate and foster an appreciation for the iconic design movement and encourage education, preservation and sustainable modern living.

Among the event’s diverse and dynamic programming is the debut of The Steel & Glass House 2018. The last home Donald Wexler ever designed, the striking residence will be open as

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It’s no secret our agents represent some of the world’s most exceptional luxury homes, but among the sweeping views and lust-worthy living spaces are architecturally significant properties that will take your breath away. From Los Angeles to Phoenix, here’s a look at five standout properties with exceptional architectural prowess.

6836 N. 36TH STREET | PHOENIX

Designed to blend with the curves of the surrounding desert mountain, this iconic masterpiece is known as the “Norman Lykes Home” after its original owners. It’s the last residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and one of only fourteen circular homes by the master architect. Represented by Roxanne Johnson, Jack Luciano and Raul Siqueiros, the home’s overlapping concentric circles

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From our six-year anniversary party at a historic estate in Encino to a glitzy masquerade ball at Mr. C Residences in Beverly Hills, The Agency had plenty to celebrate in 2017. With the New Year upon us, we thought we’d take a look back over our favorite events of the year and toast to all the good times had.

THE AGENCY’S 6TH BIRTHDAY PARTY → Our six-year anniversary and annual Labor Day party was one for the books. Agents, family and friends joined founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose on the grounds of a historic estate in Encino for a classic Southern-style picnic, complete with barbeque, mint juleps and old fashioned lawn games—the perfect send off to summer and celebration of another year of growth and innovation in real estate.

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The holidays are fast approaching—which means it’s time to get shopping! This year, we touched base with agents across our various office locations to get the inside scoop on the best shopping in each region. From Beverly Hills to Punta de Mita, you’re sure to find that perfect something for every special someone on your holiday list. And if you’re in the area, don’t forget to drop by The Agency and say hello!

BEVERLY HILLS

When it comes to holiday shopping in Beverly Hills, it doesn’t get more classic than Gearys on Rodeo Drive. From fine jewelry and designer watches to luxe dinnerware and posh home goods,  the neighborhood mainstay is a go-to for Beverly Hills locals in need of a little something with a major wow-factor. Got a jetsetter on

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As we approach the final month of 2018, we’re taking a look back at the properties and personalities that made headlines in November.

Craig Knizek → Having found his way to real estate after a storied career in film and TV, Craig tells Locale Magazine, “I learned that I had to work harder than anyone else, and to understand the creative temperament of artists, which is similar to understanding the sensitive mentality of a home buyer/seller.” Profiled in the November issue, Craig dishes on his background in Hollywood and the state of L.A. real estate.

Mike Leipart → “Any time you have a lot of something, it’s hard to create urgency… Each phase should have something to drive traffic, and be a small representation of the building itself.” The

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On the heels of our Palm Springs office launch on October 26, The Agency celebrated our second Coachella Valley opening with a spirited party at our new Palm Desert location. Situated at 73545 El Paseo, Suite 2500, the office is perfectly sited to serve our desert clientele, nestled amongst the high-end shops and restaurants of El Paseo—often referred to as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert.”

Drawing family and friends from the greater Palm Springs area, Los Angeles, and beyond, the soiree was catered by Choux Choux and featured bottomless Casamigos cocktails. Guests mixed and mingled throughout the expansive new space—which, according to our Co-Founder and CEO, Mauricio Umansky, boasts the best conference room of any of our 14 offices, not to mention

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Whether you’re an avid golfer looking to improve your handicap or simply love the look of an expansive, well-manicured green, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite homes situated on golf courses around the world. From a sophisticated, Old Hollywood-style estate on the prestigious Bel Air Country Club course to an historic residence overlooking the 18th green of Scotland’s infamous Old Course at St. Andrews, these six unique residences are above par.

BELLAGIO ESTATE | BEL AIR

One of the few properties that sits on the exclusive Bel Air Country Club golf course, this prestigious estate, represented by Kristin Regan, David Parnes, James Harris, and Mauricio Umansky, has been stunningly restored to its former Old Hollywood splendor with a

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The Agency recently celebrated the launch of our Palm Springs office with a lively opening party at the new desert outpost. Located at 830 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 2, the office enjoys a prime location in Palm Springs’ vibrant cultural center, nestled amongst the esteemed restaurants, galleries and boutiques of Palm Canyon Drive.

The new office is led by Sales Manager Michael Bouchard, a former top-producing agent with more than a decade of local and international real estate experience in business development, project management, strategic research and analysis.

Attendees enjoyed cocktails and savory bites by neighborhood hotspot Eight4Nine restaurant and lounge as they explored the sleek new space,

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It may not feel much like fall on the West Coast on account of our sky high temperatures, but heat wave or not, Halloween is on the horizon. From prime trick-or-treating neighborhoods in the South Bay to The Agency’s first annual Spooktacular in San Francisco, there’s a little something sweet—and spooky—in store for everyone.

SAN FRANCISCO → San Francisco has long been known for its festive Holiday spirit—and Halloween is certainly no exception. This year, Noe Valley is the place to be as The Agency hosts its first annual Spooktacular in Noe Valley Town Square. The event will feature a hay maze, horse-drawn carriage ride, photobooth, face painting, kids—and pet—costume contests, live entertainment, and a beer garden. Don’t miss the “Best Dressed

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