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Agents from all corners of the globe made their way north of the border to celebrate The Agency’s recent expansion into British Columbia, Canada. Among them was The Agency’s Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky, who joined the Canadian team to mark the official opening of its two Vancouver Island offices in Victoria and Nanaimo.

“It was such a thrill to welcome our fellow agents and members of The Agency family from around the globe to Vancouver Island and provide a glimpse of B.C.’s stunning natural beauty and incredible real estate,” says Brian Danyliw, who spearheads the two offices along with fellow B.C. native and industry veteran Jason Binab.    

“The excitement and support we feel from the global team is exactly what

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Every home has a story, but it takes vision and creativity to bring it to life. That sentiment certainly isn’t lost on our award-winning public relations division, which was just recognized by the prestigious Hermes Creative Awards for the third consecutive year.

Working in partnership with more than 550 agents across offices in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, our stellar team leverages relationships with the world’s premier print, broadcast and online media outlets, securing regular coverage in The Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and more. The international competition, administered and judged by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, honors the accomplishments of the world’s leaders in marketing

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Located on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula, Todos Santos is one of Mexico’s best kept secrets. A haven for artists, surfers and expats alike, the sleepy seaside town has been experiencing much buzz over the past couple years with the arrival of innovative farm-to-table restaurants, high-end hotels and a slew of fashionable press. Just a scenic, hour-long drive north of Los Cabos, down a smooth highway lined with majestic saguaro cacti, Todos Santos is one of only 36 Mexican towns to earn the designation of a Puebla Magico. One need only spend a day strolling the quaint cobblestone streets of old town, discovering a secret beach at the end of a sandy palm tree oasis, or watching a dazzling technicolor sunset—margarita in hand—to

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Mexico’s resort destinations boast some of the world’s most coveted homes and resorts, drawing visitors to their pristine ocean shores, blue-water bays, prime surf breaks and innovative cuisine. Aspiring buyers come from around the globe to put down roots and scoop up their own slice of paradise.

One method of second-home buying, in which a property is purchased and owned collaboratively, continues to gain steam. We caught up with Joni Ross, one of our Los Cabos real estate experts, to learn more about the rhyme and reason behind fractional ownership—and whether it just might be your ticket to paraíso.

What is fractional ownership? 

The simplest description of Fractional Real Estate Ownership is shared ownership of a deeded property, with usage

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The only new, move-in ready condominium offering in Coral Gables is ready for its close-up. Merrick Manor is now complete, featuring 227 exquisite, turnkey residences and nearly 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail neighboring The Shops at Merrick Park. Offering residents a full-service, amenity-rich living experience, Merrick Manor is the largest residential development completed in nearly a decade in Coral Gables, one of Miami’s prime residential markets.

“Merrick Manor has reached completion at the best possible time,” explains Sasha Ezquerra, Managing Director of The Agency Development Group. Coral Gables continues to draw new businesses and recently completed a multi-million dollar enhancement of its famed Miracle Mile, generating fresh

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Mauricio Umansky joined The Agency Los Cabos for the launch of The Cape Residences, a boutique collection of 34 exquisite, full-ownership residences at The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas. Capturing magnificent views of Cabo’s iconic arch, the luxury condominiums rise above Monuments Beach, a world-renowned surf break. Each residence showcases curated modern design and unrivaled ocean vistas while offering full-service, turnkey living and the exceptional resort amenities of The Cape.

“The Agency is thrilled to represent The Cape Residences, which offers some of the best views in Los Cabos,” says Mauricio, Founder and CEO of The Agency. “The location, paired with the incredible design of the residences and the acclaimed amenities of The

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The luxury lifestyle in South Florida is world-renowned for showcasing flashy amenities, from sky-high lounges to rooftop helipads, which have long piqued the interest of a global audience. The region’s luxury lifestyle also has another side—one that caters to a sophisticated audience drawn to the serenity and exclusivity associated with South Florida waterfront living. Embodying just that is the lifestyle offered at 353 Sunset, a boutique collection of eight private residences, situated along the scenic Sunset Lake waterfront in Fort Lauderdale.

Represented by The Agency Collective, 353 Sunset strikes the perfect balance between relaxed, casual elegance and masterful attention to detail, from the moment one passes through the entry gate to the

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T3 Sixty has released its second annual Swanepoel Mega 1000, a comprehensive brokerage and franchise rankings report, and we're proud to share The Agency ranks Number 21 on their report of the nation's top 1,000 brokerages, with $6.54 Billion in sales volume for 2018. The ranking comes just months after The Agency’s Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky was recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second year in a row. The Agency could not have achieved these incredible designations without the loyalty and trust of our amazing clients, who have given us the opportunity to represent some of the most incredible properties around the world.

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The Wall Street Journal recently featured One&Only Mandarina Private Homes along with one of its founding homeowners, San Francisco Giants pitcher Mark Melancon. As long-time admirers of the One&Only experience, the Melancons jumped at the opportunity to be among the first to own a piece of the One&Only lifestyle, purchasing a 19,000-square-foot oceanside villa at Mandarina. Mandarina is a new master-planned community on Mexico’s pristine Riviera Nayarit, featuring the new One&Only Mandarina beach resort and the first collection of One&Only villas to own in the world.

With Melancon’s busy schedule keeping him from visiting the site, the Mandarina team flew to California to recreate the floor plan on Melancon’s home field at Oracle Park. The

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It isn’t often the rare masterpieces by some of the world’s most iconic and visionary architects come available for sale, offering lucky home seekers the opportunity to own some of the most coveted real estate in the world. With extensive experience representing some of the most prestigious properties, The Agency’s current portfolio includes an exceptional collection of architecturally significant homes, from Phoenix to Beverly Hills, Palm Springs to South Florida.

6836 N. 36TH STREET | PHOENIX

The desert has always been an inspiring canvas for the world’s renowned architects, including the famed Frank Lloyd Wright. The last home designed by the master architect, 6836 N. 36th Street is an iconic masterpiece and one of only 14 circular homes

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