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Mary Lou Skowronski – “Agent Mary Lou” as we fondly called her, proved to us that she was more than capable and successfully achieved positive results as she effortlessly dealt with Guardianship and Probate proceedings, multiple Attorneys, Subcontractors, Stagers, and a myriad of Governmental and Regulatory Agencies and overcame all obstacles encountered during the complicated transaction and compliance requirements. Without hesitation, without complaints, and with a very positive attitude.  Agent Mary Lou under promised, and over-delivered. Amongst her many outstanding character traits that she possesses are her honesty and strict adherence to all professional ethical duties and obligations that should be expected from a realtor. Moreover, she provided personal services that exceeded her legally binding obligations, relating to protection of assets (furniture and personal belongings), the sale of furniture and the reduction of maintenance expenses, through her referral network and resolved collateral conflicts that arose during the process.  We highly recommend Mary Lou Skowronski to any seller of high-end property that seeks to receive the highest value from a professional agent at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

Charles / Alicia Eckardt Gray – Seller/ Investment Property  Newport Coast

When it was time to sell my Newport Beach home, I Googled, “Best Newport Realtor” and Mary Lou Skowronski’s name popped up. We met, and she was so knowledgeable, I immediately listed my beach house with Agent Mary Lou. She used her background in interior design to stage and prepare my home for viewing. She did such a great job, the house sold in only 10 days! Mary Lou took care of everything. She even helped me find the home of my dreams in Ladera Ranch! I highly recommend Mary Lou Skowronski. If you really want to sell your home, call Agent Mary Lou, and start packing!

Katie Richardson – Newport Beach Seller and Ladera Ranch Buyer

Mary Lou Skowronski is clearly a well trained professional. We dealt with her in a situation where she represented the other party. Agent Mary Lou was firm, detail oriented and persuasive without being offensive in any way. My husband Don, a lawyer, and I were both impressed with her skill.

Judy Rothman – Balboa Peninsula Point, Newport Beach, CA

I was looking for a Realtor that was a Short Sale Specialist in the Newport Beach and Newport Coast area and ultimately chose Mary Lou Skowronski as my Buyer’s Agent. I particularly enjoyed working with Agent Mary Lou because she had a clear strategy going into the process and it worked out exactly as planned. If you need an Orange County REO or Short Sale Specialist, I recommend my Realtor, Agent Mary Lou 949-355-6169.

Kyle Fitchner – Newport Coast Buyer

Agent Mary Lou was our realtor on the purchase of our home. She was AWESOME in keeping us abreast of progress, items that needed attention, and was pro-buyer in interactions with the seller’s agent. She was informative, honest, straight-forward, supported decisions we made and truly made us feel like she was on our side. I would wholeheartedly use Mary Lou Skowronski in another real estate transaction and highly recommend her to anyone who is searching for a realtor they can trust.

Ginny Praisler – Lake Forest, CA

Dear Friends and Neighbors – Selling our home in Balboa Peninsula Point was a painless experience due to the outstanding work of our real estate agent Mary Lou Skowronski. Agent Mary Lou handled every detail perfectly. As a “local neighbor” she knows our area and how to market it. Should you decide to sell your property please talk with Agent Mary Lou. We highly recommend her.

Michael and Jan Acocks – Balboa Peninsula Point

As a Home Builder, I have high standards and expectations on who I want to represent me during the home buying and selling process. Agent Mary Lou has what is takes to get the job done!

Ron Arrache Construction – Newport Beach, CA

As a fellow classmate from the Newport Beach Citizens Police Academy, Agent Mary Lou has proactively committed her support in our community.
Thanks for caring about local merchants. Your creative abilities and professional marketing skills that you willingly share, have proven that anyone can make a difference when they get involved!

Balboa Bob – Balboa Peninsula Village – Newport Beach, CA

Agent Mary Lou was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable about the real estate market. My mother was considering making a purchase in the Newport Beach area as a second home. As a fellow licensed agent in Nevada, I wanted to make sure my mother was going to be working with a real estate agent that could answer all her questions, and devote the time my mother needed to making this decision.Mary Lou was very responsive to all of our needs, providing us not only with properties that were available, but also with suggestions and information regarding her market. It has been a pleasure as both a real estate professional and a client to work with a real estate agent as dedicated as Mary Lou. There is no doubt in my mind that she treats all her clients with the utmost of professionalism and integrity and one would be lucky to work with an agent of such caliber. Thank you again Agent Mary Lou for all your hard work.

Cindie Hosbrook, Las Vegas, Nevada – Referring Agent

Priced Right! My Home SOLD at ASKING PRICE! Agent Mary Lou’s consistent follow through and attention to detail is just one example of how she stands out amongst her fellow agents. Agent Mary Lou is a trusted neighbor that promotes and protects our neighborhood real estate investments.

Jerry Van Gemert – Laguna Beach, CA

“It’s been a great experience working with Mary Lou. She is always on time and always on the mark with the deadlines imposed upon her.  I would recommend her BPO services to anyone who wants an accurate work product.”

Joey Singh – LinkedIn

“As a local Builder and licensed General Contractor at P. Martin Builders, Inc. I have had the pleasure of working with Mary Lou Skowronski and her clients for many years. I have firsthand knowledge that qualifies me to say that Agent Mary Lou is one of the best in her industry and is well respected amongst her peers. Her deep knowledge, strong negotiating skills and high ethical standards have earned Agent Mary Lou a reputation of trust while promoting and protecting her clients’ real estate investments. “Even if she wasn’t my wife – I would still recommend her.”

Paul M. Skowronski –

“I have had the pleasure of partnering with Mary Lou on a professional basis and would recommend her as a creative real estate marketing professional who works hard and has an obvious appreciation for a job well done and a clear attention to the details that many overlook.”

Ben Hirsh – LinkedIn 

“I have been a Loan Officer for more than 20 years. Mary Lou is one of the most professional, caring Realtors I have ever had the pleasure to work with. If you want the job done efficiently, you can’t’ go wrong with Agent Mary Lou!”

Ronnie Lasky – LinkedIn

“Agent Mary Lou provides her clients with market knowledge and a broad base of real estate experience. You can confidently recommend your clients who are relocating to the Newport Beach, CA to her for excellent guidance and representation.”

Marie Garber – LinkedIn  

“Mary Lou has a sharp attention to detail and protects her clients and their best interests, always. She has, on many occasions, asked for additional services that would directly benefit her clients even if it mean additional work for her. She has always represented the client’s best interests before her own and for that I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants results.”

Bill McConnell – LinkedIn   

“Mary Lou is trustworthy and action packed! She listens to your needs and carries out, as a team, all the steps necessary to sell your home as smoothly and quickly as possible. Her expertise and up to date education make her the perfect realtor! Mary Lou keeps in constant contact making sure all details are taken care of.  Her lovely decorating ability and talent to stage your home is a definite plus! With the greatest confidence, we highly recommend Mary Lou Skowronski.”

Kristen Price – STIK.COM

“Agent Mary Lou is a very knowledgeable and experienced Realtor. She is very detailed oriented to ensure that her real estate transaction is properly documented. I would recommend Newport Beach Realtor, Mary Lou Skowronski to any of my clients looking for a home in the Newport Beach and surround areas.”

Donna Ferraro – STIK.COM                                                             

“Agent Mary Lou is dedicated to her clients’ needs, conscientious and thorough in her professional activity. She is knowledgeable in all aspects of real estate, and I couldn’t recommend a Realtor more highly. I wish Newport Beach Realtor Mary Lou Skowronski continued success in all of her real estate endeavors!”

Kinney YongSTIK.COM

“I’ve known Mary Lou for many years – we worked together at a local Coldwell Banker real estate office. Mary Lou is a very diligent and hardworking, and ethical person – both professionally and in her personal life. She stands out for her “tenacity”. She will stay with a sale all the way to the end, despite any obstacles that may arise. I highly recommend her as an honest & dependable realtor.”


“Mary Lou has a work ethic beyond belief!  She is the last to leave the office at night, always making sure to service her clients and tie up loose ends.  We are realtors in the same office, and she is one I can surely recommend!”

Patricia Nance, Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – California Properties – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou is a longtime family friend and warm, kind, got-her-feet-on-the-ground great person! Although we miss her in the Midwest, we love her!! 🙂  “Mary Lou has a work ethic beyond belief! She is the last to leave the office at night, always making sure to service her clients and tie up loose ends. We are realtors in the same office, and she is one I can surely recommend!”

Jonny Imerman – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou is a charitable, loving, giving person who has great insight and energy in helping those in need. She has led efforts in our community, and abroad, that were effective and touching.”

Owen McGuinnessLinkedIn

“I highly recommend Mary Lou to anyone who is looking for a reliable professional with integrity! She is dedicated to her clients and is well respected amongst her peers and in her community. I would not hesitate to refer her to any of my clients.”

Lorna MorenoSTIK.COM

“Agent Mary Lou is totally dedicated to her clients’ needs, being the securing of their dream home, investment opportunities or any other real estate desires. She is a total professional, always placing the client FIRST! Mary Lou is thorough with every aspect of the client’s transaction, from initial consultation to the close of escrow.”

Ted Petropulos – LinkedIn 

“Wow! Where do I start? It was my honor and privilege to see Mary Lou “in motion”. It is my fifth year in organizing an amazing picnic for the families of our fallen here in Orange County. (Facebook – Snowflake event from California!) In previous years, our “decorations” were minimal at best but punctuated with a lot of heart and passion for these deserving families and their children. My fellow colleague stepped up to the plate as my Decorations co-chair this year and in her words, “we need to make this special for these families”. She immediately organized her committee and I was able to attend to the other moving parts so that we could welcome 44 families, 77 of their children and 35 of their guests to a “Jungle Adventure” backdrop that was over the top.  I would venture to say that Mary Lou approaches everything she does in life with the same sense of purpose and commitment “to get the job done”. I would recommend her in any transaction as a buyer or sellers agent and it would be my privilege to work across the table in a Real Estate transaction.  With great respect. Trisha Marshall, fellow colleague at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, California Properties.”

Trisha MarshallLinkedIn

“My experience as an attorney and real estate broker has created many experiences with those in the real estate community. And Mary Lou is the best. Her knowledge and business acumen are outstanding, but more importantly, her character is unparalleled. She tackles the most complicated transactions with fervor and is constantly looking out for those she represents. In conclusion, the above is precisely how others in the real estate profession view her. It is a privilege to offer these comments.”

Hugh SwansonLinkedIn

“Agent Mary Lou is the most engaging, knowledgeable and results oriented agent you may ever meet. We looked for the best skilled Realtor and Agent Mary Lou Skowronski was chosen. If your goal is to buy or sell a home, contact Realtor, Mary Lou Skowronski. There will be no stone left unturned, no details overlooked during your experience.  You will receive nothing but the best effort from Mary Lou. You will be kept up to date on your progress and you will fully appreciate teaming up with her to achieve your goals.”

Bob Johnson – – Seller – Ladera Ranch, CA

“Mary Lou works diligently on behalf of her clients.”

Nancy Arrache, Realtor at John Aaroe Group – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou is an expert in her field and anyone fortunate to work with her is in good hands!”

Timothy Wright – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou Skowronski is an agent that works hard to get her deals closed and complies with everything you ask to make it happen.”

Carol Jacobs, Escrow Agent – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou is a great real estate agent with genuine care and concern for her Clients. I would recommend her to any homeowner looking to sell or buy who needs a great Agent.

Tom Pelton, Sales Manager at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – LinkedIn          

 “As an Investor living in Hong Kong I relied on Mary Lou Skowronski to assist me with finding great Real Estate investment opportunities.”

Joseph Chiang, Director of Lippo Group – LinkedIn

“I highly recommend Mary Lou to anyone who is looking for a reliable professional with integrity! She is dedicated to her clients and is well respected amongst her peers and in her community. I would not hesitate to refer her to any of my clients.”

Marilyn Spencer –

“Mary Lou Skowronski is the type of person everyone just loves being around. Strong work ethic, great personality.”


“Agent Mary Lou is an excellent agent to work with – professional to the ends of the earth…high end properties in your future? Mary Lou Skowronski is someone you should talk with.”

Hope WinokurSTIK.COM

“Agent Mary Lou is professional, dedicated and respected in the real estate industry. Mary Lou Skowronski has so much knowledge, I learn from her every time we chat.”

Lori SchroederSTIK.COM

“Agent Mary Lou is an excellent Realtor, very ethical and professional.  She has excellent rapport with her clients, staff and her peers. I would highly recommend Newport Beach Realtor, Mary Lou Skowronski, she has the intelligence, work ethic and communication skills to add value to her clients and your company.”

Karen MarkovichSTIK.COM

“I worked briefly with Mary Lou on a remodel project and I found her to be knowledgeable, honest and pleasant to work with.”

Cinthia Miller – LinkedIn

“Mary Lou knows her clients and her market. She will make your transaction smooth and fun!”

Florina Massbaum –