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The Agency team came out in full force the 9th Annual Putt an End to Homelessness Tournament the Angeles National Golf Club last month. The event raised funds to support families and individuals experiencing homelessness. Put on by L.A. Family Housing and co-chaired by Jonathan Ruiz, the organization’s newest board member and founding member of The Agency. 

“With 110 golfers, 26 sponsors, this was our most successful tournament yet,” said Jonathan. During a pre-tournament breakfast, participants listened to testimonials to individuals directly impacted by LAFH’s efforts as well as Stephanie Klasky-Gamer, who is President of LAFH. Later, attendees bid on a range of items in a silent auction. 

As one of the largest nonprofits working to end homelessness in


This past year has been a rewarding one for The Agency and Giveback Homes—full of high-intensity Build Days and incredible moments of human kindness and connection. 

From Culver City and Orange County, to Park City and Denver, The Agency partnered with Giveback Homes and Habitat for Humanity to complete several new residences for families in need—including a U.S. veteran with disabilities, a single mother of three with a 16-year-old son with special needs and a single mother with two young daughters. 

To support Giveback Homes on the construction of these new residences, The Agency team raised funds through events at SHOREbar, Bunda and BoxUnion workout classes and staff donations at company events.

Over the last few years, The Agency has been a proud


We’re on the list. The Los Angeles Business Journal has named The Agency on its 2019 list of L.A.’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Representatives from the firm were on-hand at the publication’s 23rd annual event, which took place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The fête revealed the rankings for all 100 businesses to an audience filled with CEOs and executives from the honored companies, all of which are exhibiting the highest revenue growth in the L.A. area. 

The Agency came in at #81, rubbing elbows with local heavy hitters from the legal, accounting, media and hospitality industries. The combined revenue of the businesses on the list tops $7.4 billion. 

“We are thrilled to be included on this list as we have worked so hard from day one


We’ve got lots to be grateful for this season, including some high-profile coverage for our properties and personalities in top publications and news networks, from the Wall Street Journal to Forbes and CNBC. Here’s a fresh serving of some of the month’s most delectable media bites.

1300 BEVERLY ESTATES DRIVE - Maxim highlighted this jaw-dropping “Allosaurus-centered mansion,” touching on its many other incredible elements, from the plush 12-seat home theater to the 600-bottle wine cellar. Represented by Blair Chang and Stefan Pommepuy, the 12,500-square-foot Beverly Hills estate is offered at $37,950,000. 

JACK LUCIANO, RAUL SIQUEIROS, MICHELLE SCHWARTZ - Forbes sought out the expert opinion of The Agency's Jack Luciano, Raul Siqueiros and Michelle

As the city lights glowed below, guests gathered with cocktails in hand to explore 1561 Blue Jay Way and take in the newly built home’s sweeping jetliner views, which span from Downtown L.A. to the Pacific. 

“It’s no surprise to me that people fall in love with this home so quickly,” said Amir Jawaherian, who represents the estate and helped with its development. “The views are incredible. Imagine waking up to these views, or seeing the sun dip down in the evenings. And Blue Jay’s design details are just as exquisite—the space is crafted to have a natural flow from room to room, making it so easy to entertain and feel at home. ”

Perched high in the coveted Bird Streets, north of the Sunset Strip, the 8,400 square foot estate boasts countless

 
The Agency joined forces with Giveback Homes in Orange County, California to help construct an all-new residence for a family of three. 

Agents and local SoCal staff picked up hammers and nails and manned drills and wheelbarrows to help construct an all-new home for a single mother and two young girls. Having struggled with high rent prices for several years, the family will move into a new single-level, three-bedroom, two-bath home, which will provide the safety and stability of homeownership.

The Agency is a proud supporter of Giveback Homes, an organization comprised of real estate professionals who help fund and build homes for families and individuals around the globe, from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and Houston to villages in Nicaragua.

Across the globe, days are shorter and temps are dropping, but sunshine and a delicious cocktail are just a quick trip away. High season is in full swing on Mexico’s Southern Baja, making the winter an ideal time to visit the newly debuted Sunset Lounge at Puerta Cortés in La Paz. 

The new lounge, located within Puerta Cortés—a luxury resort development located on the Sea of Cortez—is a sun-soaked escape with fabulous, endless summer vibes. Perched on a cliff beside the lush, rolling greens of El Cortés Golf Club (the only Gary Player Signature Golf Course in Mexico), the Sunset Lounge boasts sweeping views of the surrounding hills and vibrant turquoise waters of the Sea of ​​Cortez. Sunset Lounge serves up handcrafted cocktails as well as wine and

The prestigious International Design & Architecture Awards has shortlisted de Loren & Associates for three awards for the remarkable 12255 Sky Lane—Residential Property 20 Million Plus Award, the Luxury Residence Global Award and the Residential Swimming Pool Award. 

Now in its 11th year, the awards—which are hosted by United Kingdom-based interior design publication, Et Al Magazine—offer a number of different categories covering residential architecture, interior design and product design. Only 16 projects are shortlisted per category.

Located in the scenic hills of Brentwood in West Los Angeles and designed by Los Angeles-based de Loren firm, the $36 million estate (currently listed by Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky) captured the eye of the

Amidst an intimate gathering of agents, friends and community members, our Southern California team cut the ribbon on an all-new space in Pasadena to accommodate the region’s growing team.

“Our Pasadena agents have such a great attitude,” said Mauricio Umansky, CEO and Founder of The Agency. “This is a fast-growing market with lots of history and character. Pasadena requires smart, thoughtful, innovative agents willing to work hard—when I think of the team we’ve built in the new office, I see all those things.”

“The Pasadena market continues to be a dynamic destination for buyers from all stages of life,” said Gus Ruelas, Pasadena’s Managing Partner. “Our local agents are so talented, and are always ready to take on a new challenge. Pasadena is a very


Frank Lloyd Wright’s last residential design, the Norman Lykes’ House at 6836 N. 36th Street—which was represented by Jack Luciano, Raul Siqueiros and Roxanne Johnson—sold for $1,677,500 at a live, public auction held in Phoenix by Heritage Auctions last month. 

The auction took place inside the iconic, 3,095-square-foot, curvilinear, two-story home. Bidding opened at $750,000 and the response from the 19 registered bidders on-site was swift. Offers quickly jumped to $1.5 million before the hammer came down at $1.67 million. 

“It’s one of only 14 circular homes Wright designed,” Jack told Mansion Global prior to the sale. “And it’s only had two owners, which is unheard of with Frank Lloyd Wright homes.”

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