5 high-end home design features trending today
Find out what’s hot in luxury homes from Mauricio Umansky, founder and CEO of The Agency in Los Angeles
by Mauricio Umansky Aug 18
The Agency launches in Calgary, adding to its Canadian offices
The new Canadian office will join a number of the brokerage's existing offices across the country, which include locations in Toronto, Victoria, Oakville, Kitchener and Cowichan
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 23
How to select the right partners for franchising
Expanding into new markets through franchise partners is an exciting opportunity for any business — but it also takes a lot of planning. Here are a few things to consider
by Mauricio Umansky Jul 8
Scaling your business? 5 pointers for successful growth
Planning to grow? Perfecting your product, staying flexible and hiring the right people are all things you need to consider when taking your company to the next level
by Mauricio Umansky Jun 20
The future of second-homeownership is bright
Pacaso co-founder Austin Allison and The Agency CEO Mauricio Umansky talk about the future of second-homeownership as Americans prepare for a new normal
by Marian McPherson Jun 16
7 reasons you don’t want to miss Inman Connect next week
CEOs of Opendoor, Compass, Realogy, The Agency, RE/MAX, and more will speak at the virtual Inman Connect next week. Join us!
by Inman Jun 8
Connecting with Mauricio Umansky: The looming luxury shortage
'There is a tremendous shortage of inventory, and I think it's the only thing holding us back,' the founder of The Agency told Inman leading up to Inman Connect this month
The Agency recognized for COVID safety measures
The rating from the International WELL Building Institute confirms that a company has taken the proper health and safety steps to keep its clients and employees safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic
7 things new agents should do every day for a year
New agents are constantly asking Mauricio Umansky, founder and CEO of The Agency, what he did in his first year as an agent to lay the foundation for his career. Here, he shares the daily habits that helped set him up for success
by Mauricio Umansky May 11
Luxury brokerage The Agency adds franchise on Long Island
The office will be the 18th for the Los Angeles-based brand, and will operate in Huntington, about an hour outside of Manhattan
by Jim Dalrymple II May 3
With COVID vaccine now available, the big-city condo is back in style
While the early days of the pandemic saw an exodus from major urban areas, condos and new developments in particular are now selling at record rates thanks in part to the vaccine
Why hiring a PR team is the best marketing decision you can make
Opinion
Here's how a strong public relations strategy can elevate your brand and what you should keep in mind when hiring a PR team
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 31
How strategic partnerships can help your brokerage stand out
Whether it's providing a value-add for agents, boosting awareness of your brand in a new market or generating more sales, strategic partnerships can give you the edge over others in the industry in so many ways. Here are a few
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 22
The Agency launches new outposts on both coasts, plus Canada
The Agency is opening new offices in California, Connecticut and Ontario, as part of the company's strategic growth plan
How to scoop up more market share in feeder markets
Now that you've solidified your position as a go-to local agent, what's next? A natural career progression might include expanding into neighboring areas and feeder markets. Here's how to do it successfully
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 4
Build a company culture that leads to retention and growth
The first step toward creating a company culture that drives the success of your brand is to determine your founding principles
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 18
Faster, easier, more personal: How tech is shaping luxury real estate
Opinion
These three tech trends allow luxury agents to give their clients a better experience, which is why they will change the face of real estate in 2021 and beyond
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 11
The Agency adds to its leadership team with high-profile hires
Jim Ramsay comes aboard from Engel & Völkers as the new executive vice president of franchise sales, while Wendy Walker, formerly of Coldwell Banker, will be the managing director of the Scottsdale office
3 simple ways to show gratitude this year 
Appreciation for a job well done goes a long way in cultivating a positive culture and organization
by Mauricio Umansky Dec 24
3 digital marketing strategies you'll need in 2021
2021 will be the year of eye-catching content. Here are a few ways to drive more eyeballs to your listings and get the exposure needed to elevate your business
by Mauricio Umansky Dec 9
The Agency expands into DC with $220M RE/MAX brokerage
Led by Nurit Coombe and Alex Martinez, RE/MAX Elite Services will soon become The Agency DC Metro
by Patrick Kearns Nov 2
Show off your listing! 6 tips for creating engaging IGTV videos
Virtually touring a home is an essential part of the business now, so IGTV is a worthy place to focus video efforts. Here are a few tips to help you gain traction
by Mauricio Umansky Oct 29
Shake-up at The Agency: Former Compass leader named new president
Rainy Hake Austin is set to join The Agency as president. Co-founder and current president Billy Rose will move to a vice-chairman role on the company's board of directors
by Patrick Kearns Oct 6
How to set yourself apart in luxury real estate
To get to the top in the high-end market, you have to build your brand, maintain your reputation, keep working hard and most importantly, love what you do
by Mauricio Umansky Oct 5
What is an 'Amazon room,' and why do luxury buyers want one?
With online orders increasing, many buildings are looking for ways to get more space for residents' packages