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CalRE#: 00982368

Renee, a life-long resident of the San Fernando Valley, and an award-winning real estate industry professional for more than 30 years; can be of significant value to homeowners, from both a buyer's and seller's standpoint. Having resided in Chatsworth, Woodland Hills, and Calabasas has allowed her to experience the many benefits and advantages of LA living.


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Renee Serkin-Leshner

CalRE#: 00982368

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"Great experience renting through Renee, great property that was well maintained. Renee and Paul were always available when there were problems and attended to all property issues with long term solutions that was in the spirit of the property."

  -Peter C., Client

"Renee is one of the most talented real estate professionals in the area. Whether buying or selling a home in the Valley or anywhere in Southern California, you should contact her and let her passion and experience work to your benefit."

  -Martin Z., Client

"My husband and I are so thankful to have worked with Renee - she helped us with our first rental, that truly feels like a home, here in the Valley. From the very beginning, she was on top of EVERYTHING. Her communication is superb and she is fast to mitigate any issues that arise. On top of everything else, Renee guided us through the entire process with a smile. Her commitment and hard work is evident every step of the process! We highly recommend working with Renee!!"

  - Amelia R., Client

"Fantastic realtor, listens to your needs and delivers even more. She helped my parents find their new home. She found the perfect home for everyone. Renée is my go to realtor."

  -Nanette Boga, Client

"Renee is an amazing realtor with many years of real estate experience. I would trust her completely with any home transaction."

  -Theresa Moffatt, Client

My Blog

Great Views and a Killer Workout

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Aug 4, 2023

L.A.’s 16 hardest staircases, ranked by which walks are worth the climb Here’s a recent realization that kind of blew my mind: Los Angeles is really a big city of hills. I spend so much time on flat freeways, I never appreciated just how elevated we get around here until I began exploring L.A.’s most challenging staircase […]

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Do Student Loans Affect your Ability to Buy a Home

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Aug 4, 2023

Buying a home is a major investment that requires strong financials. If you have a large amount of student loan debt, you may find it challenging to purchase a home for many reasons. From saving for a down payment, to qualifying for a loan, to affording monthly mortgage payments, student loan debt can play a […]

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Home Cleaning Hacks

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Aug 4, 2023

Keeping your home clean and tidy can feel like an impossible task no matter the size of your home. Whether you’ve run out of cleaning solution, want to reduce clutter, or just want a faster/easier way to clean odd spaces, here are some handy hacks to try. Create Your Own Window Washing SolutionCut through the […]

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College Town Confidential

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Aug 4, 2023

Originally Published On the LA Times Website August 16, 2022 Published in the Los Angeles Times Sunday, September 16, 2022 Story by Christopher Reynolds Illustration by Jimmy Simpson What to do, see and eat in California’s nine best college towns Our kid is getting ready to run away from home. We’ve been watching the clues […]

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Landlords biggest hassles to property mgmt leasing

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Jul 28, 2023

Landlords sound off: Maintaining properties and screening renters are the biggest hassles of property management May 1, 2023 A new Zillow survey of landlords reveals the most burdensome rental management activities SEATTLE, May 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Peak rental season is approaching, and a new set of landlords could be entering the market. Zillow economists predicted that 2023 would […]

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8 breezy bike trails that teach you about L.A. as you ride

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | May 22, 2023

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Sunday, October 2, 2022 Story by Brian Clark Illustration by Jenni Sparks   8 breezy bike trails that teach you about L.A. as you ride   Whether you’re a native Angeleno or new to the city, one of the best ways to get to know Los Angeles is […]

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Best California Central Coast Towns for a Day Trip

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | May 17, 2023

The Best Towns to Visit on a Road Trip Down California’s Central Coast for Incredible Food, Wineries, and Hotels A food and drink expert charts the perfect course from San Francisco to Los Angeles. By Brad Japhe Originally Published in the LA Times on May 9, 2023   Los Angeles and San Francisco are two […]

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Finding treasures at L.A. Estate Sales

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | May 1, 2023

There’s nothing like an L.A. estate sale: How to find true treasures at the best price By Kailin Brown Originally Published in the LA Times on May 1, 2023 Photo Caption: Decorations purchased from estate sales are displayed on the dining room table of Amy Solomon and her boyfriend, Greg Kestenbaum, at their home in […]

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Towns In California With The Best Downtown Areas

By Renee Serkin-Leshner | Apr 24, 2023

Originally published to These Towns In California With The Best Downtown Areas The qualities that make a downtown area exceptional are numerous. These include distinguished architecture, a unique social scene, an abundance of outdoor amenities that must be experienced firsthand to be fully appreciated, and a dynamic lifestyle that sets it apart from the rest […]

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Spotlight Marketing Program

Marketing Your Home
In today’s competitive real estate market, the key to success is differentiation – doing common things in an uncommon way. In fact, differentiation from the competition has become the cornerstone of outstanding real estate service.

I am proud to deliver exceptional property marketing that is designed to attract attention, showcase your property’s distinctive qualities and help your home sell quickly and for the best price.

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Print Marketing

Our comprehensive plan includes professionally printed mailers, full-color property brochures and so much more. From concept to completion, your property will be uniquely cared for and expertly marketed.

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Digital Marketing

Virtual marketing, the most strategic means of targeting buyers in this environment, gets results quickly and broadens our reach.

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Unique Strategy

Our exclusive property spotlight marketing plan offers results that other brokerages simply can’t match – helping you net more on the sale of your house*.

*Based on Coldwell Banker property spotlight marketing plan usage data reported through May 31, 2020: On average, sellers whose agents use the plan benefit with a 1% higher sales price.

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RealVitalize® Program

When you list your home with me, I can help you make the needed improvements and repairs to prep your home for sale at no cost to you until closing, using the RealVitalize program. There are no hidden fees, interest charges or markups. Most homes using the program sell at or above list price*.

Services Available:

  • Staging
  • Appliance Purchasing & Installation
  • Cleaning
  • Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades
  • Handyman Services
  • Curb Appeal Enhancements
  • Electrical Upgrades
  • Carpentry
  • Drywall & Insulation
  • Landscaping
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Moving & Storage
  • Junk Hauling
  • Much more

*Based on Coldwell Banker property spotlight marketing plan usage data reported through May 31, 2020: On average, sellers whose agents use the plan benefit with a 1% higher sales price.