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Paul Williams Designed Los Feliz Mansion Named LA Times Home Of The Week

Oct. 15, 2015
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The Agency’s Spanish Colonial-style estate in Los Feliz, 2600 N. Vermont Avenue, was selected as the LA Times’ Home of the Week for its 1920s details including one “that’ll leave people in good spirits”. The Paul Williams designed mansion is an entertainer’s dream, boasting a Prohibition-era speakeasy with taps and barrels in place, plus a… Read more

East Hollywood Is A Shopping Mecca For Vintage And One-Of-A-Kind Items

Jun. 15, 2015
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East Hollywood is home to a variety of cultures and architectural styles, plus a host of design-savvy shops. Having always had its own identity, the neighborhood was recently featured in the LA Times as a shopping mecca for vintage and one-of-kind shopping experiences.  If one is looking for furniture and accessories that rivals museum curators, visit… Read more

Tear Downs Two Lots, One Future Home

Jun. 10, 2015
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Phrases like “development opportunity,” selling for land value” and “as is” are terms used in real estate that are often attributed to tear-downs, but such designations in the Los Angeles locale apply to more than just dilapidated homes as acreage, location and views can demand a higher price tag than a structure itself. Houses with… Read more

At $23.7 Million, 910 Foothill Road Leads L.A.’s Top Sales

Jun. 3, 2015
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A 16-stall horse barn, dance studio, white picket fence, ocean views, a wood-paneled library— these are some of the features of the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area according to an article found in the Los Angeles Times.  The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky and Jeff Kohl were the listing agents for a… Read more

9555 Oak Pass Road Is L.A. Times ‘Home Of The Day’

Nov. 14, 2014
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The recently listed Cape Cod-inspired residence in Beverly Hills is the Los Angeles Times “Home of the Day.” Private and gated, this country estate sits on one oak-studded acre with a beautiful sparkling pool, spa and a sitting area with outdoor fireplace. The 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom home at 9555 Oak Pass Road includes stunning living spaces finished with the finest materials. As the Los Angeles… Read more

521 North McCadden Place Is L.A. Times ‘Home Of The Day’


The recently listed modern residence in Hancock Park is the Los Angeles Times “Home of the Day.” Built in the 1920s, the modern home is masked behind the facade of the original Spanish style home.  The 4-bedroom ultra private home at 521 N. McCadden Pl includes large living spaces filled with two-story high hallways with huge panels of glass overlooking… Read more

Saturday Los Angeles Times Features 50 Pages Of The Agency

Aug. 29, 2014
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The Agency had a huge presence in the real estate section of last Saturday’s Los Angeles Times. All told, The Agency was featured on the cover of the “Real Estate: Westside/Central Los Angeles” along with the next 50 pages – highlighting the services and successes of the company, along with an array of world-class homes… Read more

A Taste Of Things To Do In L.A. This Labor Day Weekend

Aug. 27, 2013
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Looking for last minute Labor Day Weekend plans? We’ve got your staycation covered. Start by planning a visit to THE TASTE, the L.A. Times annual food and wine festival being held at Paramount Pictures Studios this Friday, August 30 until Sunday, September 1. As one of CBS Los Angeles’ top ways to spend your holiday weekend, THE… Read more

Mauricio Umansky On The Wants Of Luxury Home Buyers

Mar. 26, 2013
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The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky was one of the featured panelists at WESTWEEK 2013, the annual design industry show held last week at the Pacific Design Center. Umansky spoke on a panel led by Jennifer Polachek, publisher of Interiors California, discussing the art of catering to the discerning tastes and desires of high net worth clientele. As Lauren Beale of the L.A…. Read more

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