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On a recent late-summer evening, guests and agents gathered in Dana Point to toast the unveiling of The Wavecrest Collection at Beach Road and its two new beachfront homes.  

The two side-by-side estates, Montauk (35341 Beach Road) and Zuma (35345 Beach Road), were built by the family-run Mur-Sol builders, developed by architect Jack Garland and designed by Barclay Butera. Montauk’s traditional Cape Cod-inspired aesthetic—spread over 3,705 square feet—is a fascinating contrast to the 3,761-square-foot Zuma estate’s more contemporary California design. Both homes boast fine decorative details, 96-bottle wine rooms and oceanfront decks that look out onto the picturesque Capistrano Beach. Each showcase the best features of coastal living, from their

It isn’t often that a property with such staggering views comes to market in the coveted Hollywood Hills. 1622 Viewmont Drive is perfectly positioned to capture L.A.’s most impressive panoramas. Set on an acre of hilltop land, this Hollywood Regency style home is from the imaginative mind of celebrity architect Michael Mueller, who studied under the iconic Frank Gehry. The peaceful enclave frames sweeping vistas spanning from the Downtown L.A. skyline to the Pacific Ocean and north to the Santa Monica Mountains.

“This home is a true architectural masterpiece. Michael Mueller designed it to not just frame the incredible views and exterior landscaping, but to make them an integral part of the interior living experience,” says Farrah Brittany, who

Exquisite amenities, incredible locations and award-winning, five-star service—it’s no wonder hotel-branded residences are continuing their rise in prominence and popularity. The Sunday Times recently reported that there are presently more than 400 branded residential offerings across the globe, the majority of which are hotel branded—and this sector of the market shows no sign of slowing. 

These residences offer top-tier services coupled with their hotel or resort brand’s prestige, appealing to jet-setting buyers and renters willing to pay a premium for a turnkey lifestyle without the hassle of a private property. Additionally, the residences often align with luxury brands that buyers recognize, instilling confidence in the level of service and

The Agency is proud to announce our new development listing—The Sevens—a beautifully realized collection of homes showcasing a blend of historical architecture and modern style in Hancock Park. The Sevens creatively fuses sun-soaked West Coast airiness with grand, East Coast-inspired elegance. The designs—featuring the collaborative vision of developer BLDG Partners and Culver City-based architecture and design firm Modative—offer a fresh interpretation of the brownstones found on New York’s Upper West Side. 

“These homes stand out in today’s market due to their impeccable style and location in the heart of one of L.A’s most beloved neighborhoods,” says Hana Cha, managing director of The Agency Development Group, which represents the property

From the rarefied hilltops of Bel Air to the oak tree-shaded valleys of Northern California, these seven estates were envisioned for the ultimate wine aficionados, whether accommodating an extensive collection or a private vineyard for the aspiring winemaker. 


Called Stella Nova, this 30-acre development opportunity perched on a hilltop in Bel Air boasts unobstructed panoramic views that encompass the Pacific, Downtown L.A. and the San Gabriel Mountain range. While a buyer could put their own spin on the development, the planned estate is bursting with exquisite amenities—and at the top of the list is an on-site private-label vineyard, which allows the owner to put their own stamp (literally) on the super local harvest.

Armed with more than a decade of experience in the property-flipping realm and stars of the new Scott Disick reality show Flip it Like Disick, brother and sister duo Kozet Luciano and Andre Manoukian—both based out of The Agency’s Calabasas office—are invaluable resources for clients looking to find, purchase and flip a property. On Disick's show, they led the renovations for 5474 Jed Smith Road in Hidden Hills (shown above and below). 

We spoke with Kozet and Andre to get their top tips for clients looking to flip a home.  

Before purchasing a home to flip, what are some key things to keep in mind? 

Kozet: The potential of the home, the potential of the property and comparable properties in the area. Having a keen awareness of these factors

Located 11 miles down the coast from Santa Monica and 43 miles north of Orange County, El Segundo is rapidly gaining prominence among L.A.’s hottest real estate markets.

“El Segundo has maintained its small-town charm throughout the resurgence of property values, and buyers from around the state are starting to take notice,” says Michael Grady, Managing Partner of The Agency’s Venice office. He notes that the 5.4-square-mile city has seen its strongest growth in just the last few years, since about 2011. 

Buyers’ burgeoning interest in El Segundo is a multifaceted phenomenon driven in part by an influx of major tech and digital publishing companies, as well as future-minded start-ups to the area. Next to San Francisco, El Segundo boasts the

This month, our dynamic team of agents made remarkable real estate moves around the globe, from listing a record-sized home in Hollywood Hills to an epic NYC townhouse. Here are some of the month’s must-read media clips.

MAURICIO UMANSKY - The Agency’s Co-Founder and CEO sat down with Haute Residence to discuss all things real estate and The Agency. “There’s so much I love about The Agency,” Mauricio tells the publication. “First and foremost, our company culture is unmatched. We’ve been given the unique opportunity to represent some of the most incredible properties throughout the U.S. and the world. At the end of the day, our people are our greatest accomplishment, and the family we’ve created is what I’m most proud of.” 


Panoramic views, absolute privacy, the ultimate in exclusivity—there’s just something about the penthouse life that never goes out of style. Here are five incredible penthouses on the market right now. 


Set in a brand new, contemporary four-story luxury condominium in one of L.A.’s trendiest locations, Penthouse #2 is represented by James Harris and David Parnes and features an airy 2,575-square-foot floor plan that spans two levels and offers three bedrooms and three baths. On the main level, find a minimalistic white Calacatta Blanco marble-clad chef’s kitchen with Miele appliances, Herringbone-patterned wood floors and an eat-in five-seat bar. The kitchen opens to the living room, which centers on a gas-powered

Feeling at home also means feeling at peace, and these four residences have been thoughtfully designed—some using the ancient energy-focused Chinese art of placement, Feng Shui—to maximize good vibes and positive energy. 

720 Griffith Way, Laguna Beach

Built in the 1940s, this pair of beach cottages boasts an eclectic mix of retro-chic style and breezy, new-age serenity. Crystal chimes are hung prominently in the living room, and an amphitheater yard is the perfect setting for relaxing outdoor movies or transporting musical jam sessions. Represented by Michael Caruso and Phillip Caruso, these quaint, beachy abodes will capture the heart of today’s bohemian-spirited nature-lovers. 

Oakview, Montecito

Represented by Eric Haskell,