Mauricio Umansky: 'Something exciting happens every time I wake up'
In advance of his appearance at Inman Connect New York on Jan. 24-26, The Agency's founder and CEO told Inman he's always working but finds ways to unwind with his family
Luxury in '22: Market slowdowns, reality TV, the metaverse and more
Luxury buyers finally decided to take a pause in 2022 as economic volatility shook the market. But despite a market slowdown, luxury companies and agents kept making interesting moves
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 23
The Agency grows Caribbean presence in Dominican Republic
The office will be led by a combination of new and existing managing partners at The Agency as the brokerage marks its 69th franchise
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 20
The Agency makes its way down the coast with move into Chesapeake
The office marks the luxury brokerage's first foray into the state of Virginia and the company's 67th office to date. Alan and Betsy Thompson are leading the new office as managing partners
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 13
The Agency extends East Coast blitz with new office in Cape Cod
The new office will be located in Osterville and led by Managing Partner Eric Rollo, who launched The Agency Boston in 2021. It marks The Agency's 67th franchise globally
What do the clients of tomorrow need (and how can your brokerage offer it)?
You and your brokerage must always look ahead, stay nimble and anticipate the needs and expectations of tomorrow’s clients
by Mauricio Umansky Dec 1
Mauricio Umansky's 8 secrets to setting life-changing goals
A successful year begins with setting smart goals and moving forward with an intentional mindset. Keep your eye on the prize, map out your aspirations, and great things will come your way
by Mauricio Umansky Nov 17
Goldsmith Team moves to The Agency from Hilton & Hyland
Zach Goldsmith was with Hilton & Hyland since 2007. In 2021, his two-person team of himself and Head of Operations Jennifer Plotkin netted $110M in transaction volume
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 15
Real Tea, Redfin Now, recruiting season: Inman's Top 5 stories of the week, Nov. 4-10, 2022
Catch up on the most-read stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's Inman Top 5 for Nov. 4-10, 2022
by Dani Vanderboegh Nov 11
buying beverly hills, mauricio umansky, the agency, luxury real estate, reality tv, netflix
Your next reality TV obsession dropped Friday. Here’s a look at the cast and some must-see moments to watch for this season
by Dani Vanderboegh Nov 4
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Here's an inside look at your next real estate reality TV binge
by Dani Vanderboegh Nov 3
The Agency debuts office on Long Island's South Shore
The new office builds upon the brokerage's existing presence in Long Island, where it launched a franchise on the north shore in 2021, and marks the brokerage's 65th office overall
The Agency expands presence in Utah with St. George office
The office will be led by David Ellis, a managing partner at The Agency and Utah native with over two decades of experience in the luxury market
by Ben Verde Oct 25
The Agency's Mauricio Umansky on what's hurting brokerages the most
At Inman Connect, Brad Inman and Mauricio Umansky, founder of luxury brokerage The Agency discussed what's happening in the market now and how it's impacting brokers and their agents
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 19
The Agency launches new market in La Jolla, San Diego
The office marks the company's 63rd location overall and 21st office in the state of California. Mike Schwartz, formerly of Compass, will lead the office's operations as regional manager
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 10
The Agency launches newest location in The Bahamas
This marks the company's 41st global franchise and its 3rd location in the Caribbean, following Turks and Caicos and the Cayman Islands. Managing Director Danny Lowe will lead efforts there
Mauricio Umansky’s top 5 tips for impactful leadership
Opinion
Be able to see the big picture, but don’t lose sight of the details — they matter, too, The Agency founder says
by Mauricio Umansky Sep 14
The Agency finalizes Triplemint acquisition, launches new website
The brokerage also announced the establishment of The Agency Creative Center for its agents, accessible via an internal site to further promote the company's global expansion
How brokerages can set themselves up for profitability early
Opinion
Profitability requires more than an eye on the bottom line. You also need to focus on agents and maintain an overarching brokerage vision
by Mauricio Umansky Aug 10
The Agency partners with luxe 'innovative' company Sonhaus
The fractional homeownership company currently has homes throughout Greece, Portugal and Spain. The Agency will exclusively lead Sonhaus' expansion into the US, Mexico and Canada
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 25
The Agency says 'Bienvenidos' to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
The Agency has been on a tear in the last few years, adding several new franchise locations. The office marks the brokerage's 40th global franchise to date and its 7th office location in Mexico
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 28
Systems, support and opportunity: What your agents need from you
Opinion
When you're providing leadership, nothing says more than your actions. Your goal as a leader is to give your team what they need to thrive, succeed and feel supported every step of the way
by Mauricio Umansky Jun 23
The Agency launches in Frederick, Maryland and Cayman Islands
Managing partners Nurit Coombe, Alex Martinez and Brandi Dillon to lead Frederick franchise; Cayman Islands franchise to be led by director and owner Stefan Cohen and broker Max Hillier
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 14
The Agency launches 37th franchise in Austin, 1st for the Lone Star State
Austin, Texas was a 'clear choice for The Agency’s next franchise office location,' The Agency CEO and Founder Mauricio Umansky said in a statement
The Agency launches new franchise in state of Georgia, its 36th to date
'We’re delighted to introduce The Agency brand to the state of Georgia and enter the highly sought-after market of North Atlanta' — The Agency CEO and Founder Mauricio Umansky
Relationship-building gold: 5 moves for the win
Opinion
Real estate is a competitive industry. Almost any agent can get the job done, but truly successful agents will go above and beyond to make sure their clients feel understood and genuinely cared for
by Mauricio Umansky May 28
The Agency debuts European franchise in the Netherlands
The new office headquartered in Amsterdam, led by luxury agent and managing partner Karina Nippérus, makes The Agency’s 10th additional franchise so far this year
by Lillian Dickerson May 24
The Agency sails into Seattle with new franchise
The office marks the firms 35th franchise to date, and its fourth location in the Pacific Northwest
by Lillian Dickerson May 17
Debt-ridden Bel Air mega-mansion fails to nab $50M target at auction
As of the auction's closing bid on Monday, celebrity botox doctor Alex Khadavi's Bel Air mansion had gone for $46.76M, below the $50M reserve price set by bankruptcy courts
by Lillian Dickerson May 10
The Agency acquires Triplemint, raises $35M
The deal and funding come at a time of rapid expansion for Los Angeles-based The Agency. And the firm plans to use the new money to grow even more
by Jim Dalrymple II May 3
Quetzal Grimm leaves Compass to expand The Agency in Silicon Valley
Grimm, who most recently served as a sales manager at Compass, will lead The Agency's expansion throughout Silicon Valley with offices located in Los Altos, Palo Alto and Woodside
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 28
The Agency to launch Miami franchise led by Arana, Umansky
The office, which will be located in the Bal Harbour neighborhood, will assist buyers and sellers across Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Coral Gables
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 20
Creating change: A guide to getting involved as an agent
Doing good in your community is good for you and good for business. Here's how to get started on your charitable journey
by Mauricio Umansky Apr 14
5 ways to give your agents what they need (whether they know it or not)
Creating an incredible experience for your agents takes thought and creativity. It starts with making them feel valued, connected and heard
by Mauricio Umansky Apr 13
The Agency launches first Midwest franchise in Birmingham, Michigan
The Birmingham office marks The Agency's 32nd franchise to date, in which local firm Hall & Hunter will join with The Agency to form The Agency Hall & Hunter
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 21
Mauricio Umansky on The Agency’s ‘tremendous openness’
Inman spoke with The Agency's CEO about rapid expansion, working with family and some of his favorite memories from Inman Connect New York ahead of ICNY in April
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 18
The Agency continues Canadian growth with new Ottawa franchise
The office marks the brokerage's 30th franchise to date, following its most recent expansions into Naples, Florida, and Montreal, Quebec
The Agency adds new franchise in Naples, Florida
The office will mark the brokerage's 29th franchise in its global network. A trio of real estate couples will lead the charge
The Agency expands into Montreal with new franchise
The new office will mark the brokerage's 28th franchise across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe, CEO Mauricio Umansky announced Tuesday
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 22
US home inventory drops below 1M: What's next for real estate this year?
Opinion
There’s one thing we’ve learned over the past few years since the rise of COVID: The future is never crystal clear
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 21
3 tips on how to find the right brokerage partner to house your growing team 
Choosing the right brokerage to help your team as it grows is a critical point in any business and is instrumental in helping you to scale
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 10