What was your first job in the realty industry? Salesperson.
Where did you grow up? Qingdao – a beautiful seaport in China.
What is your favorite free-time activity? Travel.
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Dancing and yoga.
If you weren’t a Realtor, what would you be? An ambassador.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Chinatown in Chicago.
What do you love most about the industry? Meeting new people and helping them find their dream home.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Being a certified public accountant (CPA) helps me give my clients advice on their finances as well as real estate. I also speak Chinese fluently.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Explaining certain issues in Chinese as accurately as possible.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Social events, mostly referral.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? When I became a certified public accountant.
What was the last good movie you saw, or book you read? The Avengers.
What is your favorite restaurant? Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab.
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? Wrigley Building.
What kind of car do you drive? BMW X5.
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/ Blackberry app? Zillow.
What is your favorite city after Chicago? San Diego.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Keep at it.
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