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The Agency’s Neighborhood Guide: Santa Monica

Jun. 15, 2016
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Home to several landmarks and attractions coined “iconic”, Santa Monica’s unmistakable landscape and culture have played stunning backdrops in famous photos, films and T.V. shows. From the famed Pacific Coast Highway to the Santa Monica Pier, the beachfront city is an alluring destination for homeowners and visitors drawn to its captivating atmosphere and unbeatable weather. Bathed… Read more

Westside’s Long-Awaited Train Expo Line Extension Set To Open May 20

May. 12, 2016
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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…. Read more

Santa Monica’s Casually Cool Beachside Lifestyle In High Demand

Apr. 21, 2016
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Santa Monica has long been the image of the Southern California lifestyle, with its picturesque beachfront, bustling pier and iconic Ferris wheel. Local life revolves around the outdoors, evidenced by its boardwalk teeming with visitors, joggers and bikers enjoying the fresh, sea air and ocean vistas. The city offers a blend of laid-back beachy vibe… Read more

Hollywood Golden Age Leaves A Lasting Impression At 1020 Palisades Beach Road

Apr. 8, 2016
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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… Read more

The Agency Welcomes Ryan Walczuk To The Team

Sep. 21, 2015
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The Agency is pleased to announce that Ryan Walczuk, a Malibu native and Santa Monica/Venice Beach enthusiast, is joining our growing team. Based out of The Agency’s Beach Cities office, Ryan covers all of Los Angeles, with a particular passion for the “Silicon Beach” region he calls home. His innovative and tech savvy approach to… Read more

The Agency Welcomes Mireya Rodriguez To The Team

Sep. 8, 2015
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The Agency is pleased to announce that Mireya Rodriguez, a Westside luxury market expert and lifestyle enthusiast, is joining our growing team. Headquartered in The Agency’s Brentwood office, Mireya specializes in high-end real estate in the Brentwood, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Venice and Malibu markets, with a particular love for Santa Monica, which she calls… Read more

Chef Ricardo Zarate Launches LA’s Latest Pop-Up Dinner Series

Aug. 11, 2015
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The city’s latest pop-up dinner series brings Peruvian flare to the vibrant town of Santa Monica with no signs of stopping. Named after the spanish word for “eleven” (pronounced on-seh), Once is helmed by Lima-born Chef Ricardo Zarate (former chef at Picca and the now-closed Paiche and Mo-Chica) and is heading into its second weekend… Read more

American Riviera Resurgence: Santa Monica’s Gold Coast Shines Anew

Jul. 28, 2015
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Once known as the “Gold Coast,” Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica shimmered in glitz and glamour. The Hollywood elite and up-and-coming socialites of the 1920s and 30s flocked to the beachfront paradise. It was where movie stars and creatives like Douglas Fairbanks, Errol Flynn, Greta Garbo and Orson Welles lived or stayed, and musings… Read more

5 Things You Should Know About 26 Arcadia Terrace


Anyone who strolls by 26 Arcadia Terrace can see that this home flaunts sophisticated charm and a prime location mere steps from Santa Monica Beach. Yet what isn’t so obvious to the naked eye are the many qualities that make this property a real estate catch, such as walkability, which is still one of the… Read more

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