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MALIBU'S EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL REALTOR
Excellence speaks for itself... Celebrating 32 years in Real Estate, Ellen Francisco is one of Coldwell Banker's most accomplished agents. She has ranked among the top 20 agents in the Westside year after year, and consistently excels among the top one percent in the nation; annually honored as a member of the Society of Excellence for the last nine years, International President's Elite, and Top 100 in Southern California.
Discover the Unsurpassed Lifestyle We Call "Malibu"
Close enough to benefit from the conveniences, entertainment and other amenities of adjacent city life, Malibu stands apart with a unique character all its own. Its scenic beaches, dramatic bluffs, rolling mountains and canyons provide a special enclave for its diverse residents who cherish the natural, rugged beauty and peaceful privacy of this serene oasis. As a resident of Malibu for 41 years, Ellen has come to embrace it with significant depth and appreciation, understanding the subtle nuances of its various neighborhoods and neighbors. This allows her to share a valuable perspective only possible through many years of living in the same community in which she has also mastered the art of helping people buy and sell their homes and land.
Knowledge, Communication and Negotiating Skills
Combined with this experience and insight, Ellen's straightforward approach and excellent communication and negotiating skills have earned her many honors as one of the top real estate professionals in the nation, as well as the widespread respect of her colleagues and clients. Ellen emphasizes the importance of exceptional client representation, discretion, and the highest ethical standards. Whether representing buyers or sellers, homes or land, her broad experience, comprehensive knowledge, and attention to detail have produced an impressive track record and long list of grateful and notable clientele. She strives to do the best possible job for every client, providing expert assistance through what can be an exciting yet challenging process.
Ellen grew up in West Los Angeles, where she attended Hamilton High
School. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Physical Education from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and
a counseling credential from California State University - Northridge. Prior to real estate, she was a well-respected
counselor and physical education instructor at Santa Monica High School
for 13 years. After moving to Malibu in 1970, she contracted the
building of a new home in 1979, which sparked a natural talent and led
to the evolution of her successful real estate career. Ellen and
her husband of 44 years - Kent - a golf entrepreneuer and retired
teacher and dentist - share their five-acre Malibu ranch with a special
menagerie of seven horses, four dogs, two pot-bellied pigs and
assorted visiting wildlife.
In addition to excelling in her profession, Ellen is also a highly accomplished equestrian. She enjoys raising quarter horses and competing in local and national quarter horse shows and American Horse Show Association (AHSA) competitions. She continues to earn top honors on "Zip," a horse she raised, and "Sucha Slow Zippo," her handsome new quarter horse. Her horses have received numerous honors and rankings, both locally and nationally.
The Francisco Team Provides Seamless Transactions
It is this same drive and discipline to excel in the athletic arena
that elevates her achievements in real estate. Ellen's repetoire of
inventory includes elegant estates, beachfront, bluff and equestrian
properties, plus a wide range of homes, condos, vacant land and
leases. To more effectively respond to her clients, she is assisted by
Shannon Steere, a Malibu resident since 1960, who has been a realtor
with Ellen for the past 12 years, and Leslie Martinez, a resident
since 1990 and a realtor with Ellen since 2004. As a team, they
offer seamless, professional service committed to the highest quality,
energy, intellect and integrity. Buying or selling a home or
property is a very personal and important endeavor. Choosing
good representation can benefit your having a positive experience and a
smooth transaction. Ultimately, excellence speaks for itself...