Proving quickly that she has what it takes to achieve success for her clients, Sylvia closed nine transactions in her first eight months as a Realtor and was named Rookie of the Year. She has continued that success throughout her stellar career, which now spans more than a decade.

Business acumen and insight, negotiation skills and the ability to evaluate market value are all strengths Sylvia gained as a business owner and entrepreneur and has fine-tuned as a real estate professional. Her clients and colleagues alike value those vital elements of her expertise. Indeed, accolades always follow her transactions.

An additional key to the success she attains for her buyers and sellers is the energy she directs into meeting their unique needs. She listens carefully and provides timely, knowledgeable information such as analysis and estimation of renovation or repair costs, skills she has attained by personally owning and maintaining several homes. Sylvia's residence in west side areas such as Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica and Malibu (Sunset Mesa) have also allowed her to gain a local's insight into neighborhoods, services, schools and other community information.

Giving back is an important part of Sylvia's philosophy. Through her partnership with Conservation International, she protects three acres of rainforest in the name of her clients. She also donates 10% of her commissions to a variety of local charitable organizations, volunteers for Meals on Wheels West and is active in Soroptimist International LA West/Santa Monica.

Sylvia is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), California Association of Realtors (CAR), Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors (BHGLAAR), National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB). She is a Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

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