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Sotheby’s International Realty Global Advisor – China | Best of Trulia 2014 | 2015 LA Top Rated Real Estate Agent
Exceptional service is a value Gwen Banta learned early in her business career as CEO of an executive speakers' bureau. When a client gave a seminar on property acquisition, her love of architecture sparked a transition to an exciting career in real estate. Now, almost 17 years later, Gwen is a Hollywood Hills Real Estate Specialist and takes great pride in having earned the coveted designation of Sotheby’s International Realty Global Real Estate Advisor. Serving clients in the Hollywood Hills, Bel Air, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, San Fernando Valley and the Beach cities, her business includes luxury sales and estates as well as relocation, income properties and investments.
A consistent top producer at the company's renowned Sunset Strip office, Gwen has received numerous awards for outstanding performance including: Top Producer, Executive Club, 100% Club Award, Trulia Top Agent and LA Top Rated Agent. She counts many musical and film performers among her client roster, which has resulted in her becoming a canyon specialist in the city she so loves.
Gwen is a skilled negotiator with a global outreach in marketing. One aspect of her thriving business is her network for Asia - East-West Property Specialists - which offers real estate services that include property purchase, helicopter service, interpreters, limousine service and relocation assistance. Dubbed "L.A.'s Sherlock of Homes" by her loyal clients, Gwen is known for her intelligence, ethics and wild sense of humor. She is often seen on such television shows as Flip That House, Million Dollar Rooms, Extreme Homes and Behind the Gates.
An award-winning actress and author, Gwen holds B.A. and M.S. degrees, as well as a Spanish Language Certificate from Monterey’s renowned Defense Language Institute. Gwen has had three novels published by Waldorf Press and Creativia: The Fly Strip, Inside Sam Lerner, and With Wanton Disregard. Her children’s book, The Monster Zoo, will be published in 2019. Gwen believes everyone is unique and special. “My goal is to provide the best service possible, which is what each of my valued clients deserves. For me, every new client is a forever client.”