Amanda is a native Californian, originally from Orange County, and has been a Palo Alto resident for over 20 years. Amanda graduated from Palo Alto schools and earned her degree in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Orfalea School of Business.
Amanda has worked in the real estate industry for over seven years. Prior to becoming a Realtor®, she gained valuable real estate marketing and project management experience working for local real estate investors and developers in Palo Alto and Los Altos. With this background, she conveys a high aptitude for analyzing and articulating the cost-benefit of ‘light’ renovation versus ‘gut’ remodels to maximize value.
Amanda keeps pace on leading real estate industry trends, technology, and economic discussions and grows her expertise through seminars, conferences, and advanced certification courses. She has completed postgraduate courses in Real Estate Development at San Jose State University to expand her interest in development and urban planning. She has also completed Stanford Continuing Studies courses including Silicon Valley architecture and Social Media Marketing.
When not helping clients or researching the latest real estate trends, Amanda is an active member and volunteer with BMW Car Club of America Golden Gate Chapter. Performance driving is her other passion. She enjoys frequent visits to the Coachella Valley for driving events at The Thermal Club and to Palm Springs to study the architecture and re-imagining of homes designed by many of California's most acclaimed architects of modernism.
Amanda has always loved architecture. She is an Eichler enthusiast, modernist aficionado, and preservationist. Her interest in architecturally significant homes, period-specific trends, and detailed, quality craftsmanship is exemplified in her chosen real estate career!
Amanda considers herself a ‘home-match-maker’. She earned an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation with the National Association of Realtors®, to solidify her expertise in helping clients through every step of the home buying process.
Amanda serves Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Atherton, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Sunnyvale, and Los Gatos.
Community, experience, knowledge, reputation - Reach out to Amanda to find your home in the heart of Silicon Valley!