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Meet Chantal Sanchez of The Sanchez Group

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chantal Sanchez.

Hi Chantal, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
I’m Chantal Sanchez and real estate is my passion. I come from a long line of design and real estate talent, and credit my grandfather Edmundas Jurksas with my trained eye for design and architecture who escaped a war-torn Europe, taking up residence in Laguna Beach, where his architectural and engineering skills grew in demand, to design homes in Emerald Bay. Just as he had a talent for design, I have a natural gift for optimizing sustainability and increasing value in high-end properties.

I went from being a single mother of two little girls over six years ago with $200 in my bank account to making well over six figures in less that four years while working in real estate.

It’s a joy for me to work with homeowners and buyers interested in decreasing their carbon footprints and pairing their eco-lifestyles with stylish homes. If you’re looking to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, you may already be considering purchasing an energy-efficient home or equipping your home with sustainable technology. With the rising cost of energy, demand for eco-friendly, energy-efficient homes is at an all-time high. As a GREEN-certified agent-based in Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s La Jolla office, it’s my passion to educate homeowners and would-be homeowners on the many benefits of eco-friendly homes and sustainable living.

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
In 2015 I left my ex in Canada and had two suitcases, two daughters and $200. I returned to my native Long Beach, CA to be closer to my family and start my life over as a single mom. Within two months, I worked my way into a marketing position a private university, got a car and found an apartment in Bluff Heights, where I met my neighbor and future husband, Charlie Sanchez.

By 2018 we got married in Joshua Tree and moved to the desert in Palm Springs. During my pregnancy with my third child, I decided to study real estate and help my husband start his business in home inspections. We founded Diamond Home Inspections in Palm Springs and by September 2018, I got my real estate license when my son was just 3 weeks old. I quickly joined a team in Palm Springs.

I started working right away and met Baltic Sands Inc, an all-women real estate development company in the High Desert, who gave me my first listing: a brand new construction off-grid home that inspired my sustainable homes passion. While my husband and I were raising 3 kids, his home inspection business launched and I sold 17 properties my first year.

We’ve been impressed with The Sanchez Group, but for folks who might not be as familiar, what can you share with them about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
The Sanchez Group is a husband and wife team that covers both the desert and the San Diego area. We are part of the Luxury Collection Specialists at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. We bring a wealth of knowledge on local communities, current market conditions, and the home buying and selling process. We strive to provide exceptional service every step of the way, so we can provide you with a real estate experience that exceeds your expectations.

Local Expertise
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! We can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter.

Selling Your Home
When it’s time to move, you need someone who markets your home, knows how to find the right buyer, negotiates on your behalf, oversees the inspections, handles all necessary paperwork and supervises the closing. We take care of everything you need, from start to close.

Timing Is Everything
Whether you are looking for a new home or thinking about selling your current home, call us today. We will put our expertise to work to provide you guidance and advice on what you need to know to make the best possible decision for your real estate needs.

Chantal Sanchez is a licensed Realtor and seasoned expert in sustainable and luxury real estate. She prides herself in her exemplary eye for detail and unique ability to source and find environmentally-sensitive homes that complement luxury, style, and modern design. Chantal has had the opportunity to live and work in Chicago, Toronto, and Montreal. Her exposure to different markets gives her a competitive advantage and makes her the best person for the job. She is reliable, knowledgeable and has successfully facilitated the sale and purchase of over 60 homes with a net worth of $21.1 MM in less than 3 years.

Her excellent communication skills, dedication, and transparency have helped her rise to the top 6% top producing agents at Berkshire Hathaway nationwide. Chantal strives to go above and beyond to ensure her clients find the perfect homes and deals that cater to their unique needs and services. Awarded to the President’s Circle in 2021, Chantal has built a formidable reputation for her savvy negotiations, uncompromising integrity, and cutting-edge marketing strategies. She has spearheaded growth in local demand for high-level design combined with the energy-efficient building.

Chantal is a member of La Jolla’s REBA and The National Green Resource Council and holds a GREEN designation as an expert in properties with energy efficiency and water-saving features. She is also a New Homes Division Specialist and has been featured in several publications including, LA Times, OC Register, Dwell, Locale magazine, La Jolla Light, Modern Luxury San Diego, LA Confidential, NBC Palm Springs due to her craft and expertise. Before venturing into real estate, Chantal enjoyed a successful career in Media and Public Relations for more than 15 years. She has gained advanced marketing, communication, problem-solving, and customer service skills.

Chantal is an active member of the San Diego community and serves on the local PTA board. She has built a strong relationship with community members and top industry players and earned recognition, referrals, and repeat business. Her multilingualism in English, French and Russian allows her to serve a broader audience and diversify her services. Chantal brings a creative, contemporary, and sustainable approach to the real estate experience and is committed to helping you achieve your goals and maximize your potential.

Call Chantal today at 858-901-0088 to see how she can help you.

Who else deserves credit in your story?
Ewa Marais – Owner of Baltic Sands Inc. LLC – she has been a client, mentor and friend who has guided me into this journey of real estate and sustainable homes. She is also a builder and I have learned so much about building and new construction through her.

Rick Hoffman – Desert Sotheby’s Broker of Record – He was my mentor when I went from a team to a solo agent. He has always been a supporter and gave me tough love when I needed it most.

Nicki Marcellino – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CA Properties La Jolla manager – She has brought me on to her office and has always given informative advice and guidance to the right path. She is the reason we broke into the La Jolla market so quickly!

Joshua Malek – An amazing loyal client who has stuck with me over the years all across the desert.

Eric Lavey – Sotheby’s top agent worldwide. He has been a mentor and a guide throughout my real estate career

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