As a highly experienced and recognized real estate consultant, Tara Rodgers-Culbertson is leading her Compass Santa Monica team through continued growth in this key Westside market. With a strong attraction to coastal communities and a belief in establishing a collaborative culture and commitment to the community, Tara has always been drawn to real estate and the impact it can have when clients achieve their end goals.
For over a decade, Tara has worked diligently with clients all over the Westside of Los Angeles to find their absolute dream homes, prioritizing what lifestyle benefits mean the most to them incorporating their financial needs and balancing her marketing tools, knowledge and high-level of expertise to achieve success.
Prior to joining Compass, Tara was a realtor on the Westside for more than 10 years. Before making her transition into real estate, Tara worked as a Senior Account Executive at a top regional lifestyle magazine, PaperCity Magazine, managing home, design, fashion and real estate advertising accounts in the San Francisco Bay Area. She then moved to Warnaco Inc., an American clothing/textile corporation to work with the corporation's private label sales division in Los Angeles.
Originally from Northern Ireland, Tara has lived in California for most of her life. In 2003, she graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, International Relations. Tara is fluent in Spanish and enjoys running, hiking and spending time with friends and family. She currently resides on the Westside with her husband and two children.
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★★★★★"Tara Rodgers-Culbertson is one of the best agents that I've ever dealt with. As a real estate developer, I have plenty of experience working with sales and leasing agents. Tara is the type that pays attention to every detail, kept me informed at every step, and advised me at every turn."
"Tara is extremely professional, courteous, prompt and has fantastic interpersonal skills. She is the kind of person you want to invite into your home and have dinner with your family - she is warm, caring, and enthusiastic about her work and how she can provide better service to you."
"I can't say enough good things about Tara. We have used her for multiple residential real estate transactions and she has been wonderful to work with. She is unbelievably responsive, process-oriented, and truly looks out for her clients’ best interests."
"We can't say enough good things about Tara. We originally met Tara in 2008 at an open house she was sitting, when we were looking to buy our first home. We were so drawn to how honest and personable she was that we asked her to help us find our home. Trying to buy in Los Angeles for your first experience is daunting, to say the least. Tara made the whole process so easy by holding our hand through everything from offers to missing out on homes we thought were the one, to finally purchasing the perfect home."