There is no substitution for experience in the current real estate market! Michelle is a Senior Luxury Property Specialist now in her 18th year of practice, working exclusively in Marin and the Wine Country. The decision in 2019 to move to Compass advantages her clients to the best state of the art marketing and search tools in the business.
She hails from a family focused on real estate investment as a principle means to create wealth and she never loses sight of this aspect for her clients. Michelle listens intently to her client’s wishes and has a high respect for their confidentiality.
A deep understanding of the distinctions of each community, an up to the minute pulse on the market, and her fine-tuned skill in the art of the deal are how Michelle has created lasting relationships that make referrals an important key to her success. She believes in creating win-win transitions and transactions that insure happiness is the end result for all parties.
Real estate is also about excellent and effective marketing. One of Michelle’s particular specialties is handling renovations to maximize a seller’s return on the sale of their property, thus creating more desirability for buyer’s interest and highly increasing the chances of the home selling quickly. Michelle’s proven track record has yielded a 90% success rate for receipt of an offer in less than 30 days…typically less than 21 days.
For buyers, she streamlines the search process in efficient ways to enable zooming in on what criteria are most important to them. Michelle has a vast rolodex of resources to investigate a concern or beautifully improve a property in prep for sale or once purchased.
Michelle believes in teamwork and has long and excellent relationships with her fellow agents. This is extremely helpful in competitive situations for buyers and her sellers, as she is known for her integrity in being responsive, knowledgeable and cooperative with all parties to achieve a common goal.
A resident of Southern Marin since 1989, Michelle has been deeply entrenched in leadership roles in her community over the past 25 years. She has received the Agent Achievement Award for sales volume for several years since 2005. For more information on Michelle’s previous experience, past sales, client testimonials, community involvement and personal interests, please refer to her website: MichelleKlurstein.com
Michelle’s Community Leadership Record:
2010 - 2016 : Corporate Liaison; Alain Pinel Realtors for the Mill Valley Film Festival
2007 - 2009 : Committee Co-Chair; Pacific Union Real Estate for the Mill Valley Film Festival
2006 - 2008 : HOA Board Vice President; Shelter Bay HOA (107 units)
1995 - Current : Accredited Docent; de Young Museum, San Francisco
2008 - 2010 : Publicity Chair; Tam High Foundation, Mill Valley
Marin Association of Realtors
California Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Luxury Marketing Council – San Francisco Region