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Richard is a native of Los Angeles who specializes in the real estate market from the Hollywood Hills to the west side beaches and many of the prestigious neighborhoods in between. He has successfully established a diverse portfolio ranging from first-time buyers to multi-million-dollar clients. As a long-time residential property owner in Southern California, Richard has the extensive knowledge of both residential and income properties and understands the need to match his clients with a property that fits their lifestyle. Furthermore, as an avid traveler, Richard works frequently with international clientele.
Richard brings to Sotheby's International Realty his background in environmental design, architecture and marketing. He started his marketing career as a director of advertising in the beverage industry for tequila and Latin beer brands. In later years, he successfully owned and operated Artluxe fine art gallery in Los Angeles. Richard's passion for real estate began a long time ago after using his design and architecture skills to redesign and sell probate properties. During that time, his other endeavor was buying and selling exotic and rare vintage cars, which allowed him to make a smooth transition into the real estate market with his assertive negotiation and marketing skills.
Richard works with clients to enhance their standard of living while maximizing their investments in real estate. He prides himself on his integrity and reliability, while his creative insight is invaluable to clients assessing potential properties. His educated perspective on both the local and international real estate market allows for the client to gain the highest potential value on a property in any market cycle. His primary goal is to make sure every transaction is a stress-free process from inspection to the close of escrow on a client's dream property or investment.
For many clients who have favorite styles of architecture, such as mid-century modern, Spanish, Mediterranean or other styles of architecture, Richard is highly resourceful. Richard's success has been built upon his loyal network of referrals, and he is devoted to serving their real estate needs with personalized service.