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Katie Hawkes lauded for Top Performance at Award Ceremony

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At a recent annual awards ceremony before Prudential California Realty rebranded as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, the brokerage awarded Katie Hawkes with the Chairman’s Circle Diamond Award, the 15-Year Legend Award, and the Spirit Award.

Rancho Santa Fe resident Colleen Sansone receives ‘Honorary Member-for-Life Award’ by the California Association of Realtors’

Robert Pahkle, board chairman of North San Diego California Association of Realtors, presents Colleen Sansone with the Honorary Member-for-Life Award by the California Association of Realtors. Courtesy photo

Rancho Santa Fe’s Colleen Sansone was recently recognized by her peers when she was presented with the Honorary Member-for-Life Award by the California Association of Realtors in recognition of her years of distinguished service. She has been active in real estate since l978 when she started working for Virginia Blesso & Associates in Rancho Santa Fe. In 1985, she bought the Blesso office and it became Colleen Sansone/Virginia Blesso & Associates, Inc. In 1992, she expanded and formed Rancho Santa Fe Country Homes which she later sold. Colleen and her son, Steven Sansone, are co/owners of The Sansone Group.

Veteran Realtor Larry Clemens joins Willis Allen Real Estate in Rancho Santa Fe

Larry Clemens

Willis Allen Real Estate has added yet another seasoned real estate professional to its team. Real estate broker Larry Clemens recently joined the ranks at the real estate brokerage’s Rancho Santa Fe office.

Kendra Gibilisco joins The Catherine and Jason Barry Team of Barry Estates, Inc. in Rancho Santa Fe

Kendra Gibilisco

The Catherine and Jason Barry Team of Barry Estates, Inc, are proud to welcome Kendra Gibilisco to the #1 selling team in San Diego out of all real estate companies. Kendra brings a wealth of real estate knowledge and first-hand experience having lived in Del Mar and many Rancho Santa Fe communities: Fairbanks Ranch, Del Mar Country Club, Santaluz and The Crosby.

Prudential California Realty begins new era as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Americans are quite familiar with the names of billionaire Warren Buffett, one of the world’s richest men, and his investment company, Berkshire Hathaway.

The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe reaches milestone of only 10 memberships remaining

Some of the nation’s top junior golfers teed it up last month at The Bridges, the host venue for American Junior Golf Association’s 2013 Wyndham Cup.

When a golf course has challenged the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia and Ernie Els in epic golf “battles” on international television, not everyone can picture that clubhouse as a casual daily gathering place for friends and family. Nor might you imagine that course as a place where grins and handshakes after the final putt mean more than any scorecard.

Willis Allen Realtor Linda Sansone named One of Nation’s Top 250 Realtors

Linda Sansone

The list, compiled by Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc., names the top real estate professionals in the country based on the amount of closed transaction volume for 2012. Linda Sansone came in at number 144, which makes her the second-highest single agent seller in all of San Diego County.

Prudential California Realty mobile app provides agents, homebuyers unprecedented access

Prudential California Realty, one of the nation’s largest residential brokerages and soon to be Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, has launched an innovative new technology platform that is changing how people buy and sell homes. Customized for both agents and their clients, the new technology is integrated into Prudential California’s new mobile app, now available for free for iOS Android devices. Additionally, the newly redesigned Prudential California website,, is now more easily accessible on mobile devices and tablets.

Coldwell Banker’s The Harwood Group ranked in Top 1,000 Sales Associates and Teams Nationwide

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Rancho Santa Fe is proud to announce that its top-ranked sales team, The Harwood Group, has been ranked 25th among the Top 1,000 Sales Associates & Teams in the United States based on their sales volume in 2012 across all brokerages on the REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand list.

Barry Estates announces sale of 5-plus-acre property on Del Mar Bluffs for $21 million

Jason Barry and Catherine Barry, of Barry Estates, recently announced the sale of 5-plus acres on the bluff in Del Mar for $21 million. Jason and Catherine represented both the buyer and seller in the sale of this 5-plus-acre property on the prestigious Del Mar Bluffs.


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