we make things happen!

We know that selling or buying is not just about a sale or a purchase:  real estate involves momentous decisions for your life and long-term well-being.


Preferred Properties LA (PPLA) is an independent, client-­centered residential real estate firm with 17 years of experience helping buyers and sellers succeed in LA's market.

PPLA is a locally owned firm located in Westside Los Angeles. We have assembled a multi­cultural team of service providers, from Realtors ® & lenders to inspectors & contractors, to support clients in every step of the process of buying or selling residential properties. Our newsletter, video TIPS, and Facebook pages keep our clients up­ to ­date on changes in the marketplace.


Alice McHugh, Broker/Owner, has full­ time experience in real estate. PPLA thus has expertise in:

Specific markets ( e.g. Playa Vista, Mar Vista­Palms, Culver City and Inglewood);

Specific types of sales (e.g. retail, foreclosures, short sales, and probates); and

Specific types of properties ( e.g. SFR, townhouses, condominiums, and multi­family );

Specific types of buyers and sellers ( e.g. 1st time buyers, move-­up buyers, flip investors, probate heirs, and wealth­ building investors)

Alice McHugh  Owner, Broker



Getting it done!

● Winning strategies that succeed in competitive bidding

● Building personal relationships with Realtors across the table, and in professional associations

● Using industry ­leading technologies to enhance marketing, search for properties, manage transactions, and communicate effectively