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435 Marguerita Avenue in Santa Monica was the perfect setting for a late summer backyard party, complete with lawn games, cocktails and fresh barbecue. Ideally located moments from Palisades Park, Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade and the shops and restaurants of Montana Avenue, this six-bedroom, nine-bath residence is perfect for families—in fact, its current owners have raised their own on its quiet, palm and oak tree-shaded lot for the past 20 years. 

For this casual afternoon event, guests mingled in the private, verdant backyard—which is filled with colorful hydrangea bushes and lush ferns. Attendees sipped cocktails, noshed on barbecue, cold veggie salads, fresh-cut watermelon and cotton candy twirled on-site. Everyone was invited to

The Agency hosted a lively soiree last week, introducing guests to one of the West Side’s newest luxury apartment buildings, Chelsea Santa Monica.

Hosted on the property’s rooftop deck—which showcases some of the most stunning ocean views in the city—guests mingled while enjoying sounds by Daniel Morris Music and savory bites and sips from 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza and Santa Monica Brew Works. Chelsea staff provided guests with tours of some of the model units, which feature chic, modern interiors with designer appliances and fixtures.

As the newest addition to the Santa Monica neighborhood—situated between Ocean Avenue and the ever-popular Third Street Promenade— Chelsea Santa Monica provides residents with an upscale living experience

Blog_Santa Monica_ Main Home to several landmarks and attractions coined "iconic", Santa Monica's unmistakable landscape and culture have played stunning backdrops in famous photos, films and T.V. shows. From the famed Pacific Coast Highway to the Santa Monica Pier, the beachfront city is an alluring destination for homeowners and visitors drawn to its captivating atmosphere and unbeatable weather. Bathed in nearly year-round sunshine, Santa Monica offers an impeccable lifestyle that can be appreciated every season of the year. The Agency has put together an engaging neighborhood guide featuring endless ways to enliven the senses, relax the mind and inspire the spirit on your next visit to Santa Monica. Where To Stay: The exquisite Hotel Shangri-La transports vacationers to…

Blog_ExpoLine Westside residents, rejoice: passenger rail service will soon be available from Downtown L.A. to Santa Monica, the first time a passenger train has traveled between the two areas since the 1950’s. L.A.’s expanding mass transit system is adding seven stops along the route, offering easy travel for the budget-conscious and environmentally-friendly beachgoers and city dwellers. The $1.5-billion, 6.6-mile extension of the Expo Line provides a seamless, traffic-free way to get to and from Santa Monica. It’ll take about 46 minutes via train between the start and end locations that are about 15 miles apart. Residents and travelers alike have the opportunity to avoid congested roads, from the Santa Monica Pier all the way to the city’s bustling business center…

Blog_SantaMonica_1 Santa Monica has long been the image of the Southern California lifestyle, with its picturesque beachfront, bustling pier and iconic Ferris wheel. Local life revolves around the outdoors, evidenced by its boardwalk teeming with visitors, joggers and bikers enjoying the fresh, sea air and ocean vistas. The city offers a blend of laid-back beachy vibe and upscale cosmopolitan chic, with a thriving downtown that offers some of L.A.’s best dining, shopping and healthful amenities. As L.A.’s Westside continues to grow in popularity, Santa Monica has become one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods, enticing a diverse population of young families, students, surfers, yogis, entertainment execs and entrepreneurs. santa-monica-place-courtyardIt’s no wonder the seaside city, with a…

Blog_Palisades The ambience of Hollywood’s Golden Age at 1020 Palisades Beach Road has been leaving a lasting impression in Santa Monica since it was built in 1928. Originally owned by Norma Talmadge, one of silent movie era’s biggest stars, this classic 7-bedroom Spanish Colonial Revival beachfront estate on Santa Monica’s Gold Coast has kept its original character and charm while being updated by Molori Design with fresh, coastal style. 1020 Palisades Beach Rd-006The entire home has been redesigned to maximize the sweeping views that span the entire Santa Monica Bay area. With all new modern conveniences in the bathrooms and kitchen, the beautiful home includes spacious rooms on every floor, including a living room, sun room, dining room and additional game or media room that perfectly blends

Blog - Welcome Ryan Walczuk

The Agency is pleased to announce that Ryan Walczuk, a Malibu native and Santa Monica/Venice Beach enthusiast, is joining our growing team. Based out of The Agency’s Beach Cities office, Ryan covers all of Los Angeles, with a particular passion for the “Silicon Beach” region he calls home. His innovative and tech savvy approach to the marketing, selling and buying of real estate resonates with today’s sophisticated consumer.

“I joined The Agency because I wanted to be with the most inventive and resourceful real estate company in Los Angeles,” Ryan says. “Coming from a marketing background, I understand that The Agency is much more than a real estate company; it’s a full-fledged marketing and lifestyle company with a presentation and execution that is


The Agency is pleased to announce that Mireya Rodriguez, a Westside luxury market expert and lifestyle enthusiast, is joining our growing team. Headquartered in The Agency’s Brentwood office, Mireya specializes in high-end real estate in the Brentwood, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Venice and Malibu markets, with a particular love for Santa Monica, which she calls home.

“When you’re selling real estate, you’re selling a lifestyle and want to sell something you truly believe in,” Mireya says. “I live and breathe Santa Monica. It’s a place to de-stress, relax and enjoy the health conscious lifestyle and the outdoors. I can help my clients understand why there is so much value in a property here from both a real estate and a lifestyle perspective.”


The city’s latest pop-up dinner series brings Peruvian flare to the vibrant town of Santa Monica with no signs of stopping.

CW5A7260Named after the spanish word for “eleven” (pronounced on-seh), Once is helmed by Lima-born Chef Ricardo Zarate (former chef at Picca and the now-closed Paiche and Mo-Chica) and is heading into its second weekend taking over tapas bar Santinos. The pop-up’s namesake is a nod to Zarate’s place as the 11th child in his family, explains the LA Times, and will have a menu featuring 11 à la carte plates nightly that are “meant to bring back his childhood memories of Peru”.

Intended for sharing, the dishes range from $12-$36 each and will change weekly based upon what’s available at the local farmer’s market. “The setting is intimate


Once known as the “Gold Coast,” Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica shimmered in glitz and glamour. The Hollywood elite and up-and-coming socialites of the 1920s and 30s flocked to the beachfront paradise. It was where movie stars and creatives like Douglas Fairbanks, Errol Flynn, Greta Garbo and Orson Welles lived or stayed, and musings were penned by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Today, the once dubbed “Rolls Royce Row” is witnessing an energetic renewal. The spirit of the past is engrained in the present as the long-forgotten, story-rich homes are being transformed into exclusive boutique hotels.

Curbed LA recently took a stroll down memory lane, spotlighting the “cottages” and “beach castles” of Hollywood’s golden era, built by California’s most iconic