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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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In the latest installment of Gideon Lang-Laddie’s Agency Roadshow, the auto enthusiast and real estate aficionado teamed up with Edoardo Piscopo, the lauded Italian racing driver who now serves as brand manager for O’Gara Coach's Lamborghini Beverly Hills. On a sunny morning on the brink of spring, the pair met at The Agency’s Beverly Hills headquarters—a white Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe in tow—to talk cars and real estate.

“The Agency and Lamborghini share much in common,” Gideon said as he fit the Aventador with a custom Roadshow vanity plate. “Just as The Agency’s founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose set out to redefine—and revolutionize—the real estate industry, Lamborghini’s founder, the late Ferruccio Lamborghini, saw an opportunity to

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We are thrilled to announce The Agency ranked #7 on Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the top residential brokerages in L.A. County. In 2017, agents in our seven L.A. County offices sold 1,477 properties, totaling almost $3.597 billion.

“As one of the smallest—and youngest—brokerages on the list, we are proud to stand our own amongst some industry giants, proving our commitment to collaboration, innovation and integrity far outweighs simple strength in numbers,” says Mauricio Umansky, Founder and CEO of The Agency. "This recognition is a testament to the incredible talent of our agents and staff and the loyalty of our clients who have stood with us since the beginning."

Adds Billy Rose, Founder and President, “In a short 6+ years, The

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Los Angeles, CA (March 7, 2018) - Beverly Hills-based, billion-dollar real estate brokerage and lifestyle company, The Agency, announces the listing of 12730 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles for $6,995,000. The seller will accept for four types of cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tron (TRX) and Odyssey (OCN). The gracious, classic Spanish home in Brentwood Park is set on almost a one-acre lot of completely secluded park-like grounds. The Agency’s Director of the Residential Estates Division, David Kelmenson, has the listing. 

“Offering luxury goods in exchange for Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been gaining popularity in recent months,” said Kelmenson. “It is a natural evolution that real estate will follow suit and soon this

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