Celebrity agents and multi-million dollar listings and personal success stories, oh my! From the Great White North to the sunny coasts of Southern California, The Agency made waves in The Wall Street Journal, Mansion Global, Cottages & Gardens, Financial Times and more. Here’s a roundup of February’s press hotlist.
Mauricio Umansky — Fox Business interviewed The Agency’s Founder and CEO in a segment highlighting the rise of the reality show estate agent, and how they leverage the spotlight to build trust and credibility in a volatile market. ”You’re seeing a lot of these new agents building their careers on television, and they’re becoming superstars; they’re becoming top agents in the country, top agents in their market.”
James Harris and David Parnes—Cottages & Gardens sat down with the dynamic real estate duo to talk about their meteoric rise to success as principals at The Agency, what it’s like starring on Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, the launch of their new newsletter, The Blueprint, and trends in the LA market. The piece also featured their spectacular luxury listing at 9344 Nightingale Drive.
Jon Grauman and Adam Rosenfeld gave The Wall Street Journal an exclusive look at their latest breathtaking listing, a stunning $139M mansion known as LA FIN at 1200 Bel Air Road, a decadent estate that rivals any seven-star resort with its 12 bedrooms, sub-zero vodka tasting room, 6-car display rotating auto elevator and 6,000-square-foot nightclub.
Mansion Global ran an exclusive feature on Billy Rose and Natasha Sizlo‘s new listing, the Caplin House at 229 San Juan Avenue in Venice. “With its laid-back and creative expression, the Caplin House embodies the spirit of Venice and two of its most revered architects: Fred Fisher and his mentor, Frank Gehry,” Billy explains. See the listing here.
The Island House in Orange County got the attention of Mansion Global, which announced that Mauricio Umansky, Michael Caruso, Roxy Gonzalez and Phillip Caruso had listed the property. “An architectural blend of traditional and modern design, the seven-bedroom, 10-bath residence encompasses three lots, creating a magnificent homesite designed for indoor-outdoor living,” Michael noted.
Financial Times highlighted five homes for sale that represent the best of the West Coast’s wine country, including Robin Gordon and Caroline Johnson’s listing at 949 Canyon Road, a newly constructed single-story farmhouse boasting an open concept, pool house nearly five acres of land and sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards and hills.
Modern Luxury interviewed Zar Zanganeh, Managing Partner of The Agency Las Vegas, about his decision to bring The Agency’s boutique services to Nevada, the unwavering value of client-centricity, the latest trends in home design and the hottest communities in the market, including Ascaya.
The Agency’s Adrian Heyman received a two-page spread in Modern Luxury Scottsdale alongside his partner in life and business, Lynn Heyman. The duo talks about the value of staging homes, especially in the luxury market, and what it’s really like to work with your spouse.
Scarlett Tamburro’s latest listing—an elegant and centrally located brownstone with direct elevator access, views of the Charles River, detailed millwork, a cozy library and deeded parking space—was recognized as a hot property by The Boston Herald. See the listing here.
Christina Clavero earned the well-deserved attention of Goss Magazine in a feature highlighting her pivotal role in building The Agency Oakville branch, focusing on the luxury market in Oakville and Burlington. “Helping someone buy or sell a home gives me a huge sense of fulfillment,” she says. “I love working with my clients, getting to know them and their families. There is truly no greater privilege.”