Alisha Chen is the CEO of Cornerstone Real Estate International which has offices in San Bernardino County (Chino), Orange County (Irvine), and Taiwan, (Taoyuan). Alisha immigrated to the U.S. at the age of eight with her parents and younger brother. She did not set out for a career in real estate, but her customer-service orientation, organization, and focus led her to it; her love and talent for real estate took it from there. In high school and college, she tutored and mentored students at the elementary and high school levels. Later, she held a position as a project manager for a spacecraft company. She even graduated from a top nursing school in Southern California. While working as a nurse, however, she took a part-time job as an agent’s assistant in a real estate land company. With the encouragement of the owner, Alisha earned a real estate license and quickly became the top producer of the company. Because of her work ethic, abundant real estate knowledge, and commitment to value for her clients, Alisha’s name quickly became known throughout the real estate industry. With numerous clients and a following of agents seeking her training, Alisha realized that it was time to open her own real estate brokerage, where she fostered an enthusiastic team environment..
Cornerstone Real Estate International specializes in serving international clients from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Recently, many client requests from India, Egypt and the Middle East clients has also been increasing add to Alisha’s clientele. Her team is fluent in over eight languages, and over 30% of company transactions are from foreign nationals. On the other hand, over 55% are domestic transactions, and over 15% are loan purchasing or refinancing. Alisha and her team provide comprehensive, A-to-Z real estate services in all of these arenas, offering everything from selling and purchasing to interior design, remodeling, lending, finding and leasing to renters, property management, 1031 exchanges, investments, and large commercial projects and developments.
Alisha and her team are unique in their work ethic, professionalism, and pursuit of quality. 80% of their business is with repeat clients or from referrals by past clients. Alisha’s clients know that even when they reside outside of the U.S., they can rest assured that their needs will be taken care of. Because of Cornerstone’s extensive international network, Alisha and her team can leverage a much broader range of prospective buyers than other real estate agencies can.