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Blog_WSJ_2 The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. have unveiled the 2016 ranking of the nation’s Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals, and The Agency is thrilled once again to lead all L.A. County brokerages with 12 agents represented on the Top 250 Individuals by Sales Volume. In total, 13 of our agents ranked among the best of the best in the U.S. with CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky named the Number 5 agent in the country. Celebrating a career-defining year, The Agency Principal and Partner Santiago Arana doubled his business over the year before to rank as the Number 1 agent West of the 405 Freeway, Number 4 in California and Number 11 in the Country with $305,272,059 in sales volume. “The personal accomplishments we as agents are able to achieve is a

thumb_4-Privateer-Steet-30-940x600_1024 From the country to the city to the beach, The Hollywood Reporter recently spotlighted three of the hottest niche markets in L.A. featuring market insight and expert knowledge from The Agency team, as well as our notable new developments and standout luxury listings. Calabasas The first stop on THR’s tour is Calabasas, where Country Ridge, a new equestrian-friendly estate community, offers acres and acres of open space and hacienda-style residences minutes from downtown Calabasas and the Malibu coast. Craig Knizek, Director of The Agency’s Estates Division, tells THR that the 100-acre development is the antidote to reality-TV-ready compounds that frequent the area, with room to roam on foot or horseback. The estates, which debut this summer, are…

Todd-Kraines-Blog- The Agency is pleased to welcome Todd Kraines to our rapidly-growing team of real estate advisors. With nearly 20 years of experience, Todd decided to join the team after working with The Agency's Santiago Arana. "Upon meeting and working with Todd, I knew he'd be a valuable part of The Agency team," said Sanitago. "His level of sophistication and contagious energy is exactly in line with The Agency’s mission and culture. A true professional, Todd brings with him not only an impressive business acumen, but integrity that is evident in all that he does.” Prior to joining The Agency, Todd worked as a top producing agent alongside a highly successful independent broker. In just a short time, his sales topped $100 million – many of which were off-market…

Blog_Variety The Agency is thrilled to be selected among Variety Magazine’s 2016 “Showbiz Real Estate Elite” with five of our agents recognized for their work helping “stars, celebs, directors, producers and assorted showbiz execs sell their holdings and find the home of their dreams.” Making the list again this year are Santiago Arana, James Harris, David Parnes, Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky, who say they couldn’t have done it without the support of the whole team at The Agency. Variety commended Santiago, The Agency Principal and Partner, for his hugely successful year with sales in 2015 exceeding $308 million and a number of notable transactions. The duo of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles fame, James and David were recognized for sales totaling $150 million…

Blog_LaurenFlury_1 The Agency is pleased to welcome the latest addition to our growing team, Lauren Flury, a Los Angeles native with a unique perspective on the process of buying and selling real estate. Lauren began her career in residential permitting, which broadened her range and made her uniquely adept at recognizing the potential in a property, determining its ultimate value and envisioning what it could become in terms of an investment. “My background in residential permitting allows me to advise my clients on the true value of a home; what it would take to secure permits for development, expansion or renovation — details that can make or break a deal,” Lauren explained. Most importantly, her passion for real estate stems from her love of working with people. She…

Blog-DannyBrown_1 We are excited to announce that Danny Brown, one of L.A.’s and the nation’s top-ranked real estate agents, has joined the team as Partner at The Agency. Danny brings more than 15 years of experience in L.A.’s Westside luxury market and a stellar reputation as a passionate advocate for his clients. “I’m thrilled to be surrounded by such a dynamic group of talented people,” Danny said. “It’s been clear to me over the past few years that The Agency is operating on an entirely different level in the industry. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to partner with Billy, Mauricio and Santiago and help them execute their strategic vision as we continue to scale the business in the years to come.” Danny remains a trusted and respected voice among his clients and…

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Hacienda De La Paz is a work of art, a preservation of design, a testament to history and passion.

Few properties in North America rival the beauty, craftsmanship and architectural significance of Hacienda De La Paz, a breathtaking eight-acre estate nestled along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Capturing sweeping ocean, mountain and city views, the estate’s palatial splendor and unimaginable tranquility must be experienced to be believed. To celebrate the launch of this exquisite 19th century Andalusian estate represented by Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky, The Agency opened the gates for an exclusive broker preview Thursday, January 14 welcoming 400 agents from Los Angeles, South Bay and Palos Verdes. Blog_HDLP_2Guests were treated to a tour of the…

Blog_Inman Mauricio Umansky, Santiago Arana and David Parnes will be among the Featured Speakers at this month’s Inman Connect New York City conference held January 26-29. Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the conference brings together the industry’s best and brightest from around the globe, including top-producing agents, tech giants and entrepreneurs, to network and discuss what’s next in real estate. Insightful and engaging topics on the agenda include building a digital marketing strategy, how to make a splash in new markets, recruiting talent and more. “It’s an honor to be asked to present at Inman, which offers the perfect platform to network and generate ideas that make an impact on our business on so many levels,” said David, a top-producing agent at The…

Blog_Santiago As part of a new social initiative that shares the inspiring stories of successful men, The Agency’s own Santiago Arana is first up in The Huffington Post’s ManUPrising interview series launched this week. Since arriving in California 13 years ago, unable to speak English and with only $120 to his name, Santiago now holds the esteemed position of Principal and Managing Partner at The Agency’s Brentwood branch and is one of the top producing real estate agents in the country with sales totaling over $300 million. In this candid interview, Santiago opens up about his experience moving to the states with big dreams, how he achieved them, and what he's learned in both his professional and personal life along the way. Among Santiago's nuggets of wisdom and…

Blog_Nathan The Agency is pleased to announce that Nathan Saadat, a Beverly Hills native and graduate of UCLA Law, is joining our growing team. With a focus on the niche markets of Beverly Hills, Westwood and Brentwood, Nathan brings a wealth of knowledge in real estate litigation and tax law but says he is most excited about guiding his clients through their search for the perfect home.   “Having grown up in a family of real estate developers, it was a natural progression for me to step out of the legal profession and focus primarily on real estate, my true passion,” Nathan says. “I get to meet amazing people, hear their stories and help guide them through the next step of their lives. At the same time, I get to be immersed in L.A.’s fantastic, modern…