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Steven Ehrlich And California Modernism In The New Age Of Architecture In LA

Dec. 29, 2014
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The following interview with award-winning principal of Ehrlich Architects was first published in The Agency Report – Third Quarter 2014.  Steven Ehrlich, principal of Ehrlich Architects, the Los Angeles based firm that has been pioneering the California Modern style and creating dramatic homes and buildings since the early 1980s. The Agency sat down with Steven to… Read more

Cash Is King In LA’s Ultra Luxury Real Estate Market

Nov. 7, 2014
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The are two things for certain about the high-end real estate market: 1. cash is king; and 2. foreign buyers seem to have an endless supply of it. According to The Agency’s Los Angeles Prime Residential Report for Q3 2014, just released today, 60% of foreign transactions in the US have been all-cash in the past… Read more

A Conversation With Mary Ta, Founder Of Minotti’s LA Flagship


The following interview with Mary Ta was first published in The Agency Report – Second Quarter 2014. Mary Ta is owner of the LA showroom of Minotti, an Italian company specializing in high-end, contemporary furniture and design. The Minotti Penthouse at The Carlyle, asking $9.225 million, offers panoramic north, south and east views, and extensive artwork was brought… Read more

LA Luxury Market The Strongest In A Decade

Jul. 31, 2014
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2014 has been the strongest market for ultra-luxury homes in Los Angeles in the past 10 years, and the market now seems more on par with leading global business centers like New York and Hong Kong, with sales and PPSF metrics hitting record highs daily. In the first half of this year alone, 11 homes traded… Read more

The Agency Report Q4 2013 – Luxury Homes Sales Up As Inventory Shortage Drives Price Increases

Feb. 6, 2014
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The Agency’s Fourth Quarter Report for the Los Angeles prime residential markets was released today, and its finding conclude that the average price and price per square foot of luxury homes in Los Angeles continue to climb, primarily as a result of a lack of inventory. The shortage has also driven buyers, who would otherwise… Read more

The Agency Report Q3 2013 – Luxury Market Sees Record Closings

Nov. 7, 2013
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The Agency’s Third Quarter Report for the Los Angeles prime residential markets was released today, and its finding conclude that the demand in the luxury market remains strong with record closings and all-time lows in inventory. For the first time ever reported, prime single-family home sales exceeded 900 in back-to-back quarters and condominium closings reached their highest… Read more

Announcing The Agency Research & Planning Group


The Agency is pleased to announce the launch of The Agency Research & Planning Group, a new division focused on tailored market intelligence and new development planning. The Agency welcomes John Pallante, Vice President, to lead the team, working directly with developers and their financial partners. “The Research & Planning team allows us to provide clients with… Read more

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