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Newspaper Columnist


Foremost Source for Tracking Real Estate Trends


I am a weekly newspaper columnist for real estate sections in the Korea Daily SF and a guest columnist for the Palo Alto Daily Post.

By presenting summaries of the latest updates on local markets and analyses of home buying and selling strategies in newspapers, I share valuable real estate news and insider perspectives with my readers.

Stanford Economics B.A.


Real Estate Market Knowledge


I graduated from Stanford University with bachelor’s degrees in economics and East Asian studies.  My economics major gave me valuable insights into financial systems and real estate market trends. When helping clients, I focus on strategic analyses of local real estate markets and comparative analyses of different properties, both of which become valuable resources for those who seek to maximize their real estate investments.






Native Fluency in Korean
Understanding of Asian Culture and Language

I was born in Korea and raised there until high school.  I speak and write Korean with native fluency, and my deep understanding of Asian culture is very helpful concerning the Asian community as a customer base.

Attorney UCLA Law J.D. 


Negotiation Tactics, Understanding of Real Estate Law and Purchase Contracts


I am a licensed California attorney, having graduated from UCLA School of Law and practiced as a corporate attorney. I understand the details of real estate purchase contracts, real estate law, and potential disputes that may arise during real estate transactions. I perfected my negotiation tactics during law school and at various law firms, which gives my clients a tremendous competitive edge when it comes to negotiating the prices and terms of the offers for potential homes.

Former Google Employee


Experienced in the latest
technological innovations and techniques to find or market your home

An overwhelming majority of recent home buyers use the Internet as an information source to find their homes, but not many realtors utilize comprehensive online marketing. Prior to my law and real estate career, I worked at Google and specialized in online advertising. My extensive online marketing experience guarantees that your home will receive maximum exposure online, worldwide. For buyers, this means you can utilize the quickest and most effective way to find great deals.

Hello! My name is Mi Young Lee and I am a real estate broker/attorney

who specializes in contemporary staging and selling homes in Silicon Valley. 

My personal background and qualities make me uniquely qualified to help clients in Silicon Valley purchase or sell one of their biggest and most important assets—their homes.

A little more about me... 



A grateful daughter, appreciative sister, a proud dog owner. I live with my husband, a fellow Stanfordian and Googler. 


Biggest Challenge:

Moving to the United States by myself when I was a freshman in high school.


Super Hero Power:

I raised a really cool poodle for 21 years (140 years old in human age!). He was three-months-old when I first met him. Although he passed away in 2013, his memory is still dear to my heart. I believe I have a super power for raising a dog well.


Favorite Musicians:

I love many different types of music. My favorite musicians are Ella Fitzerald, Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles, Bruno Mars, and Michael Jackson.


Favorite Architectural Style:

Modern and contemporary. My favorite architects and product designers include Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Philippe Starck.


Favorite Quote:

"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." - Steve Job's Commencement Speech at Stanford


I heard this Steve Job's speech at my graduation, and it truly stuck with me. It helped me think about what I truly wanted to do with my life as opposed to what society expected from me. It ultimately helped me find the job that I currently do. I do my job because I love it. I wake up every day feeling fortunate and happy that I get to do my job.


Now, enough about me.  Tell me about yourself! 

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