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With summer in full swing, we’ve got surf, sand and sun on the mind. From a luxury villa in Turks and Caicos to an oceanside abode in Malibu, these incredible beachfront properties bring the iconic summer experience right to your front door.

31654 BROAD BEACH | MALIBU

There are few things more quintessentially Californian than a Malibu beach house. Boasting spectacular ocean and whitewater views, this classic blufftop home on famed Broad Beach has been stunningly reimagined and is brimming with contemporary appeal. Represented by James Harris, David Parnes and Sandro Dazzan, the four-bedroom, three-and-one-half-bath stunner showcases soaring ceilings, wide-plank oak floors, an open floor plan and expansive windows framing jaw-dropping ocean

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If Jay Gatsby were to throw an elaborate soirée in 2018, 642 Perugia Way would prove the perfect setting. Situated atop approximately one acre with majestic  Bel Air Golf Course and city views, the newly constructed architectural home offers the perfect balance of sleek, contemporary style and timeless sophistication. From its spectacular 40-foot, sky-lit atrium entry with floating staircase to the incredible, 2,100-square-foot master suite, the home is a showpiece of unrivaled elegance in one of the world’s most iconic neighborhoods.

On Thursday, July 12th, The Agency’s James Harris, David Parnes and Mauricio Umansky hosted a twenties-inspired fete at the property befitting of Fitzgerald’s infamous—and

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What do Jim Morrison and Marion Davies have in common? Aside from being two of L.A.’s most enduring cultural icons, they both roamed the halls of a certain 1920s Hollywood landmark way back when.

Located in quaint Franklin Village, near the base of Beachwood Canyon, Villa Carlotta has played host to some of the city’s most intriguing personalities over the decades. Designed by Arthur E. Harvey in the classic Spanish Colonial Revival Style, the legendary apartment building and designated city historic landmark was deemed “the last word on luxury” by The Los Angeles Times when it made its debut in 1926. Now, after a $5.5 million renovation by CGI Strategies, the historic residence is welcoming a new wave of dreamers looking to make their mark on the

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Impeccably reimagined in 2017 and constructed with the finest materials, 1118 Tower Road elegantly blends traditional Spanish architecture and contemporary design in the heart of Beverly Hills.

On Thursday, June 14th, The Agency’s Jon Grauman hosted agents and esteemed guests for a VIP twilight open to showcase the exceptional property. Guests were treated to an evening straight out of Seville, complete with Siempre Tequila, La Caña Spanish wine, tapas by Choux Choux L.A. and the soothing sounds of Jose Garcia’s flamenco guitar while enjoying the cool evening breeze.  

The home’s fully hedged, grassy backyard proved the perfect setting for the alfresco soirée. Designed for elaborate entertaining, French doors off sweeping living and dining

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From a professional tennis court to an entertainer's level beyond compare, we’ve rounded up eight spaces fit for fathers of all stripes. Whether your dad’s a pool shark or wine connoisseur; cinefile or sun god, we’ve got him covered this Father’s Day—and all the days thereafter.

FOR THE POOL SHARK - 8 BEVERLY PARK, BEVERLY HILLS

Trading the typical barroom neon for natural light, the billiards room at this Beverly Park stunner, represented by Christopher Dyson, boasts major indoor-outdoor appeal. Folding pocket doors open the entire space to the pool terrace and lush grounds beyond, so dad can take in the views while he brushes up on his favorite game—and go for a swim to cool off afterward. We call it pool two ways.

FOR THE GUY’S GUY

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Set on nearly one-and-a-half acres with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Getty Museum, 461 Bellagio Terrace is steeped in rock and roll history. Designed by Matthew Leizer and built in 1971, the midcentury modern Bel Air abode was originally designed and crafted for The Doors’ inimitable guitarist Robby Krieger and his family.

In the spirit of the home’s golden era, The Agency’s Sacha Radford, who represents the $13.99 million estate, recently hosted a 70s-themed soirée at the residence befitting of the rock legends who once roamed its hallways. As they made their arrivals, guests posed for photos in front of a vintage red Ferrari parked in the motor court—alongside greeters clad in full 70s

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2018 has gotten off to a roaring start. Prices for both single-family homes and condominiums in L.A.’s prime neighborhoods increased in the first quarter. There was a more than 13% increase in the average sale price for single-family homes in Bel Air and Holmby Hills compared to Q1 of last year, along with an impressive 10.6% increase in the average condominium sale price in Malibu. Meanwhile, in L.A.’s prime markets over $1,000,000, the average number of days on market before a listing went under contract decreased by 14.9%.

As strong demand continued to drive the market, our agents were able to secure great prices for sellers and find the best opportunities for buyers—and The Agency was busier than ever. From opening our new Malibu office,

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When it comes to the laidback Venice lifestyle, there’s nothing more quintessentially cool than a California Craftsman bungalow. Built in 1912, 520 Altair Place was part of the original Venice Canals during developer Abbot Kinney’s heyday—back when crooning gondoliers actually serenaded tourists down the waterway and the neighborhood bore the name “Venice of America.” Today, the home is owned by a cartoonist whose whimsical creations, such as Simon the Hippo, help educate children about climate change and wildlife conservation. A portion of proceeds from the sale of the historic home will benefit a cause dear to The Agency’s heart.

Represented by Michael Grady, Natasha Barrett and Jagger Kroener, the light-filled, storybook bungalow has been

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As Downtown L.A. emerges as the hub of art, culture and entertainment in Los Angeles, TEN50, a luxury high-rise development in Downtown’s burgeoning South Park neighborhood has staked its claim among the most coveted addresses in the city.

On Thursday, April 5th, The Agency’s Kevin Dees hosted esteemed guests for dinner and drinks at Penthouse 5 & 6, the last remaining penthouse residences at TEN50. Attendees enjoyed tasty bites by DTLA hotspot Little Sister and wine by Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery as they toured the exceptional residences, which boast gracious, open floor plans, soaring ceilings, and expansive windows capturing jaw-dropping views of the iconic cityscape. The spacious two-bedroom, three-bath

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Whether you’re a fan of the psychedelic sounds of San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury, the melodic canyon jams of Laurel Canyon or the eighties glam rock scene that ruled the Sunset Strip, California has long been synonymous with rock and roll, serving as home base for scores of rock legends over the years. From an architectural estate in the Hollywood Hills once home to the Demon of Screamin’ to a Beverly Hills estate that belonged to the King of Rock and Roll himself, these four homes listed by The Agency are fit for rock royalty.

1174 N. HILLCREST ROAD | BEVERLY HILLS

Perched on a coveted promontory in Beverly Hills, this 1.18-acre French Regency manse in the exclusive Trousdale Estates was once the home of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, who

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