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Patty Contreras distinguishes herself in San Diego’s luxury real estate market because she provides her clients with unparalleled professional service and manages all aspects of each transaction with purpose, passion and a plan. She makes sure that her clients “always come first.”
She has a proven track record in many of San Diego County’s desirable communities from luxury real estate to beachfront properties to the ideal family home. She has extensive experience in buying and selling in Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, La Costa, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, and San Diego. She specializes in residential properties including detached homes, condominiums, income properties, and coastal land. She has worked with clients from all over the world who have chosen to make Southern California their home.
Patty’s impressive resume, with more than 25 years experience in the real estate industry, gives her a competitive edge that serves her clients well.Over the years, Patty has been involved in every aspect of real estate from personal buyer to investor to seller.
Patty values the relationships she establishes with her clients and takes personal pride in meeting their needs. She devotes exceptional attention to skilled negotiations, knowledgeable analysis of property values, and market trends.
Her clients know that she is a tireless advocate for their needs. The Mae Family: Throughout the entire process, Patty went above and beyond the call of duty, always with our best interests as her priority. We were kept very well informed at every stage. She made certain that our purchase went smoothly. When you work with Patty, you are working with a team of dedicated professionals. Patty’s attention to detail, follow through, commitment to excellence, and work ethic places her in a class by herself. Patty is the consummate real estate professional…absolutely the best in the business!”
Patty’s philosophy is that real estate if a very personal business. The Marc Family: “Patty spent a great deal of time asking questions, listening and getting to know us. She really wanted us to be happy and make a good choice for today and the future. She went above and beyond in terms of helping us understand how the home purchasing process works. She made excellent connections for us with a variety of vendors who gave us good pricing and excellent service simply because we were Patty’s clients. It’s rare to receive such great service.”
Patty attends to her clients like they members of her own family. The Kay Family: “Patty kept us on top of what needed to be done. She sent information on schools and doctors, which was very helpful with our small children. She was always letting us know that she was available for any questions or concerns. She really helped us discover a great neighborhood and a wonderful home.”
Patty loves working in San Diego, where she and her family have lived for 20 years. With all three of her children successful graduates of local public schools, she is extremely well versed in the school system. In many ways, Patty’s approach to real estate is like San Diego itself — personal, professional, and playful.
As a resident of Carmel Valley, Patty is very involved in the local community. She is a strong advocate in the Carmel Valley’s Neighborhood 10 Homeowners’ Association, and is a member of Dollars for Scholars at Canyon Crest Academy. Patty recently established the “Dream Fund” with Dollars for Scholars to provide a recurring, four-year college scholarship to graduating seniors at Canyon Crest. She actively seeks opportunities to “give back” to her community. Patty’s involvement allows her to be at the forefront of the local real estate industry, staying ahead of the trends and anticipating the next great thing.
Her marketing strategies add significant value to the services she provides. When Patty lists a property, she puts the full weight of today’s cutting edge practices behind the sale. As an agent with Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, Patty has at her fingertips unique and exclusive marketing that provides targeted exposure to a broad audience. This coverage includes direct mail marketing, email marketing, paid advertising, professional videos, virtual tours, social media and Internet marketing, and connection to an expansive, global network.
“I personally believe that as a wife and mother, with a career I am absolutely passionate about, I have aspecial perspective when it comes time to connecting with my clients and their specific needs – I know what my clients are going through!”
Patty is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in International Relations and Business. She is the mother of three young adultswho have attended the nation’s top colleges and universities. She is of Argentinian descent and speaks fluent Spanish.