The latest real estate news and insights for Brentwood, the Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and beyond.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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?Read more