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Customer Service Lessons from 5 Top Companies

It seems the more efficient we become as a society, the less personal attention we...

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Tips on Beachfront Living

Living at the beach has more than its share of perks- that delicious sea air ...

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The Place You Call Home

Nothing says up-close and personal like the place we call home.

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Best Real Estate Buys for Long Term Wealth Reservation

Despite today's fluctuating global market, US real estate continues to be a sound investment choice for international investors committed to long-term wealth accumulation. According to a recent article in Reuters, high-end investors prefer luxury real estate, often holding as much as 60% of their portfolio in this type of asset. Luxury property has several advantages over other assets which make it so attractive to sophisticated investors.

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Mary Lu Tuthill Reflects on Real Estate Wealth Management Conference

In March, Mary Lu attended a conference with a small group of Private Wealth Managers in the Silicon Valley area to discuss Southern California luxury real estate.

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What Properties to Present to What Clients: The Art of Finding the Right Fit 

Buying a home is no small feat; most homeowners are looking for the perfect place to call home and more importantly, are looking to their realtor to help them find it. Handpicking properties to present to clients is an art in itself, and is not a simple task. In fact, I believe this is the most challenging task of a realtor today. It requires in-depth knowledge of the inventory, a breadth of experience and a great deal of patience.

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Discover Brentwood: A Neighborhood Guide

Known as one of Los Angeles’ most affluent neighborhoods and one of the most beautiful neighborhoods on the Westside of the city, Brentwood offers more than just elegant, luxurious homes. While the real estate certainly stands alone as a selling point, the restaurants, culture, and shopping in the area truly deliver the whole package to the buyer and make the neighborhood one of the most sought-after places to live in L.A.

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Mary Lu Attends Inspiring Children’s Institute Luncheon

This past week, Mary Lu attended the Children's Institute Luncheon Event at which the Colleagues presented the “Champion of Children Award” to actor and philanthropist, Roma Downey. The Children's Institute is one of the many charities Mary Lu supports through her generous involvement with the Colleagues and C.H.I.P.S. support groups.

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The 5 Most In-Demand Luxury Real Estate Markets in 2016

Analysts predict 2016 will be an even more active year for US real estate than last year. Still, we all know that real estate is both a global and a local phenomenon. So which American cities will see the most action from high end buyers over the next 11 months?

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