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The below is an article written by Mauricio Umansky that appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Beverly Hills Magazine. 

Over the past few years, I visited multiple countries overseas but I had not yet visited China. Due to the overwhelming increase in Los Angeles real estate sales to foreign buyers, I decided that it would be important to visit a country that now accounts for 9% of foreign purchases in the luxury real estate market. 1.3 billion people live in China, with approximately 300 million people unaccounted for. That means that China’s unaccounted for population is equal to the population of the United States (shocking).

My first stop was Beijing, the capital of China, a beautiful region full of amazing history and culture. Peking duck is

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Joshua Myler The Agency

Our Agents’ Corner features posts written by our agents and management team about a broad range of topics, from thoughts on the real estate industry to commentary on everything but real estate, including entertainment, art, charity, food, sports and more. All views shared are those of the writer, unfiltered.

By Josh Myler

Good real estate agents pride themselves on their knowledge and experience. One attributing factor for this is their openness to learn and their desire to stay ahead of the curve. They understand the importance of continuing their education to help bolster confidence and, in turn, encourage self-reliance.

Working as a team is crucial. It is useful to bounce ideas off of one another, and of course, we do so at The Agency. But let's

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Our Agents’ Corner features posts written by our agents and management team about a broad range of topics, from thoughts on the real estate industry to commentary on everything but real estate, including entertainment, art, charity, food, sports and more. All views shared are those of the writer.

By Mike Leipart, CMO of The Agency

This is not a blog about how Twitter, or any other social media, is going to help your career skyrocket. I’ll leave that to the plethora of so-called gurus who haunt these channels like a bully looking for lunch money. What I do want to discuss today is why you should be using Twitter for your own personal enjoyment. No Temple of Gold, but just because you will like it; and if done right, you’ll be enriched with a steady

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Joshua Myler The Agency

The Agency's Josh Myler (above) wrote the below after our first weekly meeting of 2012. The meetings, held every Tuesday, allow agents to explore opportunities together and share information about listings and market trends. This type of collaboration is key to the mission of partnership at The Agency.

I was biking at the gym this morning, reading an interview with William Taylor, Cofounder and Editor of Fast Company, a magazine focused on examining what working professionals seek most, in the work place and in life.

Taylor and his business partner founded the company after several months of analyzing people's responses to one very simple question:  Are we satisfied with what we're getting out of our personal and professional lives? The consensus -

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By Billy Rose

As glamorous it may seem to be a realtor, armed with keys and alarm codes to some of the swankiest pads in LA, it’s a job which can test even the most optimistic. Driving relentlessly across town and back through LA’s infamous traffic. Waiting time and time again for buyers or agents who operate on a time zone other than Pacific Time. Losing a deal because inspections, disclosures or title uncover a depressing surprise. Abandoning time with your friends or family to handle a showing, only to have the showing cancel last second (or later) or to have the buyer peek in the door and immediately turn on their heels because the house isn’t their vibe.

Yet, it’s a job I love. I’ve had lots of jobs. Paper boy. Disc jockey. Club promoter. Tennis

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