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The Agency recently joined The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce in saluting firefighters, police officers, and educators at St. Monica Catholic Community Grand Pavilion for their annual New Heroes Celebration. Each year, the event serves as an opportunity for community members, local businesses and city leaders to join together in celebrating the work of Santa Monica’s local heroes and honoring their contributions to the community.

Our own Keri White was proud to participate in the celebration, representing The Agency with a booth at the event, where attendees nabbed gift bags filled with The Agency swag. Among the recipients of the 2018 Inspirational Hero awards was Ana Jara of The Juvenile Diversion Program, Santa Monica Police Department;

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It was a beautiful day on the links as our CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky and team, comprised of fellow agents Kevin Dees, Chris Dyson, Michael Grady and Jonathan Ruiz, came out swinging for the 19th annual Emmys Golf Classic at Wilshire Country Club.

Hosted for the second consecutive year by Cedric the Entertainer and sponsored in part by The Agency, the star-studded tournament raised $335,000 for the Television Academy Foundation. Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of Television Academy, the foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will help shape its future.

The tournament kicked off with “on the green” carpet arrivals, followed by a putting contest, full round of golf

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Port Tel Aviv, the highly anticipated new luxury development in Tel Aviv’s namesake port, recently celebrated its official launch with an elegant soirée at Alon Zakaim Fine Art Gallery in London’s Mayfair.

Situated on the edge of the Mediterranean coastline, Port Tel Aviv is a collection of 39 expertly curated, private residences and a 44-room boutique hotel in Israel’s bustling metropolis, just moments from the city’s best shops, restaurants, culture and nightlife. Exclusively marketed by The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky, James Harris and David Parnes, the collection showcases innovative, contemporary architecture and design by world-renowned architect Ilan Pivko. Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass frame sweeping sea and city views and open to expansive

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The grand opening of the much-anticipated, centrally located Edison Midtown, the newest luxury condominium high-rise to grace the Phoenix skyline, drew well-heeled agents and prospective residents for a spirited evening of food, cocktails and music.

Guests of the recent event were among the first to walk through the stunning, Phase 1 model residences, including two-bedroom and two-bedroom-plus-den options, featuring subtle contemporary design, split floor plans, oversized windows, hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings and spacious, chef-caliber kitchens.

Represented by The Agency’s Marilyn Cavanaugh and Jim Cavanaugh, the thoughtfully crafted residences are perfectly conceived for year-round entertaining and feature

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The Agency was proud to sponsor the 2018 Malibu Dwell on Design Tour, a self-guided tour drawing hundreds of design devotees from across Los Angeles and beyond. Five “awe-inspiring contemporary homes” were hand-picked by Dwell’s team of architecture and design experts that reflect the rich diversity of livable, innovative architecture and design found throughout Malibu. The Agency is a firm that prides itself on being not just a luxury real estate brokerage but a lifestyle company with a commitment to supporting innovative, design-minded programs and events around the world.

Among the five residences featured was 30478 Morning View Drive, a newly built, ocean-view modernist estate represented by The Agency’s Brian Linder, AIA, and William Baker.

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There is perhaps no better place for a leisurely drive than L.A.’s Pacific Coast Highway, and no car more worthy of the journey than a Rolls Royce. This was the scene on a recent October afternoon, as O’Gara Coach Westlake partnered with The Agency and Laura McNulty for the exclusive unveiling of their highly anticipated new model, the Rolls Royce Cullinan, the world's first super-luxury, all-terrain SUV.

Preferred clients and VIPs were invited to one of The Agency’s most coveted oceanfront estates, 32852 W. Pacific Coast Highway, for the private event and one-on-one test drive. Represented by Laura McNulty, the 5,353-square-foot estate, affectionately known as “Casa di Pietra”, or “Stone House by the Sea,” is one of Malibu’s most in-demand

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We are proud to announce the Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized our very own Santiago Arana, James Harris, David Parnes, Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky among the city’s most dynamic brokers in its second annual edition of “Who’s Brokering L.A.”

Described as “those hard-working brokers who have the knowledge, skills and dedication to go the extra mile for their clients,” LABJ shined a spotlight on Santiago, James, David, Billy and Mauricio, and had plenty of good things to say. Get the full scoop on each of our five “residential real estate all-stars” below, and read up on the complete list on LABJ.

SANTIAGO ARANA → “Over the past 12 months, Santiago Arana has achieved more than $468 million total sales volume. Ranked sixth in the

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The four months since The Agency Development Group introduced Estancia Santa Barbara to the world have been momentous. Of the 31 residences in phase one, 26 are sold, phase one construction is complete, and residents have moved in to take full advantage of the quintessential Santa Barbara lifestyle. With the success of the first phase, sales have already begun in the second and final phase of Estancia. Estancia is a collection of 72 exquisite, contemporary residences centrally located along upper State Street, within minutes of the city’s historic downtown, stunning beaches, acclaimed schools and renowned culinary scene.

“Estancia came to the market at a time when new construction homes of this quality and caliber were in extremely high demand in

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From an iconic Montecito manse that played host to JFK to Paris Hilton’s former Hollywood Hills digs, the properties and personalities making headlines this month are the perfect anecdote to a chilly October afternoon. Sit back, relax, and fall into our October hotlist.

1467 KINGS ROAD  Ever wondered what it’s like to live the life of Paris Hilton? Buying her former Hollywood Hills home might give you a glimpse. Represented by Rebekah Schwartz Sklar and Mauricio Umansky and featured in Forbes, the 3,064-square-foot Spanish property is offered fully furnished with Hilton’s chic French Regency-style effects. Perched in the hills above Sunset, the home boasts four bedrooms, four baths, guest quarters, a wood-paneled media room and entertainment

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Nestled in the hills of Brentwood with views stretching from the Getty Center to the Downtown L.A. skyline, 816 Glenmere Way, affectionately known as The Starview Estate, is among the city’s most future-forward residences.

Represented by The Agency’s President and Co-Founder Billy Rose and conceived by Rick Perkins of Perkins Development Group, the more than 8,000-square-foot architectural estate is envisioned for the modern, tech-savvy owner.  Complete smart home automation, an underground car lift, and full off-the-grid capabilities, powered by solar panels and backed by Tesla batteries, are just a few of the home's tech-minded amenities. Built for a personal drone helicopter, an integrated helipad on the pool terrace is complete with the first

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