Inman Influencers want agents to get ahead in 2024. Here's the plan
Members of the inaugural class of Inman Influencers told agents during a roundtable discussion to wield video, defy the market, get a coach and shed fears of rejection to succeed in the new year
Mauricio Umansky faces his last dance on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Despite being praised as 'matadorable' weeks before by a judge, Umansky's performance of the Argentine tango on Halloween was not strong enough to get him the score needed to survive
Mauricio Umansky nails personal best score on Week 5 of 'DWTS'
In a powerful and athletic contemporary dance routine, The Agency CEO and dance partner Emma Slater achieved their 'best dance yet' on Tuesday night's episode, judge Bruno Tonioli declared
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 25
Mauricio Umansky 'pasodobles' his way to victory on Week 4 of 'DWTS'
The Agency CEO was proclaimed 'matadorable' by 1 of the 'Dancing With the Stars' judges after showing off Mickey Mouse-style magical fingers while keeping a majestic frame to his routine
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 18
Mauricio Umansky finds his groove on 'Dancing with the Stars' week 3
The Agency's CEO made a significant recovery from his fumbling performance the week prior as he delivered a comeback foxtrot that had judges singing the praises of his 'suavecito' moves
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 11
Mauricio Umansky stays alive on 'Dancing With The Stars' Week 2
Despite earning the lowest score of the night from the reality TV show's judges after a misstep, The Agency's CEO managed to survive another week with the help of audience votes
Mauricio Umansky survives week 1 of 'Dancing with the Stars'
The Agency's CEO was not a top scorer during his debut appearance on the reality series, but judges seemed excited by his enthusiasm, and his family was there to support him
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 29
Hollywood's top 35 luxury real estate agents, revealed
It takes a highly qualified real estate agent to perform at the level that many celebrities demand. Here are the top ones serving Hollywood today, according to 'The Hollywood Reporter'
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 29
Broker Spotlight: Charlie Taylor and Jake Doilney, The Agency Park City
Learn how a former pro golfer and a lifelong real estate developer joined forces to share their love of Park City's lifestyle and culture with clients
by Christy Murdock Sep 21
The Agency's Mauricio Umansky slides into 'Dancing with the Stars'
The luxury real estate CEO will be joining Season 32 alongside other stars, including actor Alyson Hannigan and musician Jason Mraz, beginning on Sept. 26 on ABC and Disney+
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 15
The Agency rides into Kentucky with Louisville franchise
As the luxury brokerage continues to expand its Midwestern presence, it has strategically moved into Kentucky with Managing Partner Jason Farabee leading the new office, the company said
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 22
Partnership gives The Agency clients 1stDibs on interior design
1stDibs will become an extension of The Agency's personalized service, extending it into the realm of 'unparalleled access to exceptional design,' according to the luxury brokerage
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 19
The Agency Dallas adds on several top producers in the region
The office launched in January 2023 and in the last 3 months has brought on 4 big regional names as well as 5 other high-performing luxury agents, according to the luxury brokerage
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 19
The stories and trends that defined a whirlwind first half of 2023
Intel takes a look back at the market trends, brokerage strategies, Wall Street happenings and legal controversies that shook the past 6 months and could well define the remainder of 2023
by Marian McPherson Jul 5
Mauricio Umansky separates from wife Kyle Richards: Report
Umansky, the founder of luxury brokerage The Agency, has been married to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star for decades, and over the years the duo became reality TV stars together
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 3
The Agency brings 1st office in North Carolina to Charlotte
Industry veteran Erika Mendoza will serve as managing partner and broker in charge, and Abigail Hines Miller will also serve as managing partner, according to the company
by Ben Verde Jun 27
Top agent Tracy McLaughlin 'boomerangs' to The Agency
Following 8 months at Engel & Völkers, McLaughlin has returned to The Agency. She told Inman she initially left the brand because of logistical issues surrounding her launch in Aspen
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 14
Mauricio Umansky knows a thing or 2 about leveraging media coverage
Thoughtfully embracing and leveraging media coverage can be a highly impactful way to amplify your brand, expand your business and gain new clients
by Mauricio Umansky Jun 8
SEE: Inside 'Fifteen,' The Agency's first-ever NYC luxury condo project
The brokerage launched sales this week for its first-ever luxury condo new development project in The Big Apple. Sales agent Shane Boyle filled Inman in on the details, including unparalleled views
Stay, go or go back? When you’re not content with your current brokerage, it can be tough to choose. The Agency’s Farah Levi gives guidance on what to consider before making a major move
by Farah Levi May 25
Vanessa Villela of 'Selling Sunset' fame returns to The Agency
After 2 years with The Oppenheim Group, Villela's return to The Agency where she began her career felt like a homecoming, the Mexican-American actress-turned-real-estate-agent said
by Lillian Dickerson May 16
The Agency grows Midwest presence with office in Indianapolis
In March 2022, the brokerage made its 1st foray into the Midwest with a location in Birmingham, Michigan. Managing Partner Traci Garontakos is leading The Agency Indianapolis
7 surprising facts about Buying Beverly Hills’ Ben Belack
You've seen him on Netflix's 'BBH,' but what did you really learn? In this Real Tea interview, we'll go deeper on everything from romances, team movements, nepo-babies, Scandoval and more
by Dani Vanderboegh May 5
The Agency enters Idaho with new Boise franchise
Operations at the office, the brokerage's 81st location globally, will be a family affair led by managing partners and couple Mike and Robyn Moir, alongside daughter and partner Rachel Moir
Mauricio Umansky on how to curate an authentic brand
When you commit to building an authentic brand, you're better able to foster genuine connection with your audience
by Mauricio Umansky Apr 27
'Buying Beverly Hills' officially renewed for Season 2
A release date has not yet been announced, but Mauricio Umansky said this week on 'Good Morning America' that 'Buying Beverly Hills' got the green light to return for another season
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 14
8 big reveals from Mauricio Umansky's book 'The Dealmaker'
From helping to launch the Mexican Olympic ski team to fresh details on his split with Hilton & Hyland, Umansky tells anecdotes from his life paired with lessons that came of those experiences
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 11
The Agency takes on Virginia Beach as newest franchise
This office marks The Agency's 2nd in the state and its 80th location across the globe. Alan and Betsy Thompson, managing partners of the Chesapeake location, will also lead this office
Mauricio Umansky's winding road from shaky childhood to luxe CEO
After navigating health scares as a child and struggling early in his career, The Agency CEO's wife, Kyle Richards, suggested he get a real estate license, which he says was the 'best decision ever'
Mauricio Umansky's 7 steps for cultivating a high-performing team
A growth-for-growth's-sake mentality won't get you the results you want when building your real estate team. Here's how to do it right
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 30
The Agency launches 3 Canadian offices in March
The offices across Toronto West, Fort McMurray and Ontario's York region raise The Agency's number of Canadian offices to 16 and its total number of global locations to 79
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 28
Mauricio Umansky's 6 tips for helping new agents navigate a shift
It’s not always possible to predict how the world — and therefore the market — will shift. What we can do is teach new agents how to navigate the changing tides
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 17
The Agency expands into Outaouais region of Quebec
This marks The Agency's 13th office located throughout the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, strengthening its reach across Canada
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 28
The Agency says 'hola' to Mallorca
The franchise marks The Agency's 50th overall and follows the brokerage's previous European launches in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Lisbon, Portugal
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 22
Inman proudly announces 2023 Global Real Estate Influencers Program
These diverse and talented entrepreneurs hold the greatest social influence in the entire real estate industry. And now Inman is inviting its audience to learn from them.
by Inman Feb 21
Real Tea: 'Buying Beverly Hills' agents dish on rookie mistakes
From mispronouncing finishes to being ill-prepared for showings, these agents get real about learning the tough lessons while being filmed for reality TV
by Dani Vanderboegh Feb 14
The Agency expands further into Europe with new Portugal franchise
The new Lisbon office follows The Agency's first foray into Europe — in The Netherlands — last spring. The new office will be led by Managing Partner Ayres Neto, The Agency revealed to Inman
The Umanskys dish on work-life balance and life as reality stars
'It's great brand-building,' CEO Mauricio Umansky said of his family's new reality TV show, 'Buying Beverly Hills' at Inman Connect New York on Wednesday, adding it's 'a lot of fun'
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 25
The Agency 2022 Red Paper: A softening, but still strong market
'The key takeaway is this,' CEO Mauricio Umansky said of this year's report. 'Housing remains a primary investment for the world’s most affluent citizens and a safe hedge against inflation'
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 19
The Agency launches 70th franchise in Bend, Oregon
Led by managing partners Grant Ludwick, Matt Robinson and Nick Wilhite, the office will build on the company's growing presence across the U.S., Canada, Mexico the Caribbean and Europe
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 18
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