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From Beverly Hills to Baja California and beyond, our projects, listings and agents made attention-grabbing headlines in September. We have the full scoop, starting with four of our agents topping The Hollywood Reporter’s elite annual “Top 30 Real Estate Agents in Hollywood” list.

JAMES HARRIS, DAVID PARNES, SANTIAGO ARANA & MAURICIO UMANSKY → The Hollywood Reporter shined a spotlight on L.A.’s top 30 real estate agents this month, and it may come as no surprise that our very own James Harris, David Parnes, Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky made the cut. Chosen for their impressive sales volume, headline-making deals and clout with entertainment clients, the four have plenty to be proud of: from Santiago’s $23 million Brentwood development, which


Summer may be in full swing, but there’s no break for the busy bees at The Agency. Here’s a look at the properties and personalities making a buzz this month.

NATASHA BARRETT → “In the hottest real estate markets, houses and condos can go into contract within 24 hours of listing,” says The New York Times. As a result, many agents are seeing an influx of sight-unseen purchases driven by low inventory and high demand. Take The Agency’s own Natasha Barrett, who found a Craftsman home in L.A. for an out-of-state client, Facetiming and emailing video tours to bridge the geographic gap and seal the deal.

43123 VIA SIENA  This custom-built, contemporary Mediterranean estate in the coveted Toscana Country Club nabbed a feature in Palm Springs Life.

It may be June, but there’s no gloom in our forecast. Here’s a look at the hottest properties and personalities making headlines this month.

L.A.’S PANORAMIC PENTHOUSE LISTINGS  “Los Angeles is topping off—pouring on penthouses like a third glass of exquisite champagne,” writes Forbes in a story showcasing L.A.’s most luxurious penthouses. Topping the list was Level Penthouse, an 18,000 SF, two-story residence represented by Kerry Marsico; Penthouse 5 and Penthouse 6 at Ten50, represented by Kevin Dees; and The Penthouse Collection at Metropolis, represented by James Harris and David Parnes.

THE PENTHOUSE COLLECTION AT METROPOLIS  Among the only two-story penthouses in Downtown Los Angeles, The Penthouse Collection, situated atop Tower I at

From Santa Monica to Turks and Caicos, Beverly Hills to Riviera Nayarit, our agents and listings made headlines around the globe this month. Check out the latest installment of The Agency’s Hotlist.

1427 GEORGINA AVE. → Everyone’s favorite funny girl Anna Faris sat down with New York Post this month for a chat about her new movie Overboard (a remake of the 1987 Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn rom-com) and she did it on location at 1427 Georgina Avenue, a Santa Monica stunner listed by Santiago Arana and Griffin Riddle. Created by renowned architect Buzz Yudell and his wife, artist and colorist Tina Beebe, the home features 5,243 square feet of luxurious living space with soaring ceilings and sliding walls of glass for the ultimate indoor-outdoor


From the priciest penthouse for lease in Downtown L.A. to a cliffside stunner in Baja, our listings nabbed major headlines this month. Check out the latest installment of The Agency’s Hotlist.

THE AGENCY  “Meet The Agency, where co-founder & CEO Mauricio Umansky and co-founder & president Billy Rose insist egos must be left at the door,” writes Forbes. This month, the outlet caught up with Mauricio and Billy in a feature exploring The Agency’s humble beginnings, from a single 1,800-square-foot office space to an industry-disrupting powerhouse with more than $12 billion in transactions and 16 locations worldwide—and counting.

VICA SILVER LAKE  Seamlessly integrating the authenticity and urban spirit of L.A.’s much-loved Silver Lake


Spring is just around the corner and the market is in full bloom. Ease your way into the season with a look at the properties and personalities making headlines this month.

In Hollywood, even estate agents are stars  If selling a home in Los Angeles is an art form, as The Times UK asserts, then our agents are masters of their craft. In an exclusive feature, The Times visits some of L.A.’s most prestigious luxury properties—including 91318 Nightingale, represented by Mauricio Umansky and Alejandra Aldrete, 1041 Laurel Way, represented by James Harris and David Parnes (this property was so hot it’s already been snatched off the market!), and Mr. C Residences, represented by The Agency Development Group—and gives readers a look at the awe-inspiring

Though we still have one month of winter remaining, our Hotlist is sizzling. Catch up on all our hottest listings and esteemed agents nabbing major headlines this month.   

Billy Rose The Agency’s co-founder and president spoke with The Wall Street Journal on the little-known bidding-war strategy, escalation clauses. While escalation clauses—clauses that allow for an increase in price under certain conditions—are popular in markets like San Francisco and Seattle, Billy weighed in on their popularity in the Los Angeles market. “They’re not really happening at the ultra-high end because the X amount—the increment—has got to be pretty significant. If you’re talking about a $15 million house, the X amount needs to be substantial enough to be

Hot off the press—our first hotlist of the year. Sit back, relax and enjoy the full scoop of properties and personalities making headlines in January.

4130 CALLE ISABELLA, SAN CLEMENTE → Showcasing 13,000 square feet of opulent living space with ocean and sunset views from every major room, it’s no wonder this Mediterranean-style masterpiece in San Clemente’s prestigious Cotton Point Estates caught the eye of Modern Luxury Magazine. Represented by Santiago Arana and named “best manse on the market” in the magazine’s Best of OC feature, the home is set on three acres and boasts seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a 55-foot seaside pool, event lawn, sport court and nine-car garage.

2184 MANDEVILLE CANYON ROAD, BRENTWOOD → Also listed by Santiago, this

As we approach the final month of 2018, we’re taking a look back at the properties and personalities that made headlines in November.

Craig Knizek → Having found his way to real estate after a storied career in film and TV, Craig tells Locale Magazine, “I learned that I had to work harder than anyone else, and to understand the creative temperament of artists, which is similar to understanding the sensitive mentality of a home buyer/seller.” Profiled in the November issue, Craig dishes on his background in Hollywood and the state of L.A. real estate.

Mike Leipart → “Any time you have a lot of something, it’s hard to create urgency… Each phase should have something to drive traffic, and be a small representation of the building itself.” The

Our round-up of properties and personalities making headlines in October.

BILLY ROSE → “Hancock Park has become the place to live if you want a single-family residential experience but still want to be connected to all that is hip and happening in L.A.,” Billy tells LA Confidential. In this month’s issue, he shines a light on the best places to eat, shop and hang in the neighborhood, where he represents a historic mansion by John C. Austin, architect of the Griffith Observatory. Billy also nabbed a spotlight in the issue’s Arbiters section—in good company amongst seven of L.A.’s “absolute top-shelf finest” industry disruptors.

909 S. CURSON AVE. → From its striking wood paneled front door to its swoon-worthy interiors, complete with crystal