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Ellen Francisco

Malibu's Experienced Professional Realtor

Excellence speaks for itself...Celebrating 38 years in Real Estate, Ellen Francisco is one of Coldwell Banker's most accomplished agents. She consistently excels among the top one percent in the nation, annually honored as a member of the Society of Excellence, International President's Elite and Top 100 in Southern California.

Close enough to benefit from the conveniences, entertainment and other amenities of adjacent life, Malibu stands apart with a unique character all its own. Its scenic beaches, dramatic bluffs, rolling mountains and picturesque canyons provide a special enclave for its diverse residents who cherish the natural, rugged beauty and peaceful privacy of this scenic oasis. As a resident of Malibu for 45 years, Ellen has come to embrace it with significant depth and appreciation, understanding the subtle nuances of its various neighborhoods and neighbors. This allows her to share a valuable perspective only possible through many years of living in the same community in which she has also mastered the art of helping people buy and sell their homes and land.

Combined with this experience and insight, Ellen's straightforward approach and excellent communication and negotiating skills have earned her many honors as one the the top real estate professionals in the nation, as well as the widespread respect of her colleagues and clients. Ellen emphasizes the importance of exceptional client representation, discretion, and the highest ethical standards. Whether representing buyers or sellers, homes or land, her broad experience, comprehensive knowledge, and attention to detail have produced an impressive track record and a long list of grateful and notable clientele. she strives to do the best possible job for evey client, providing expert assistance throughout what can be an exciting yet challenging process.

Ellen grew up in West Los Angeles, where she attended Hamilton High School. She received her bachelor's and master's degree from UCLA, and a counseling credential from CSUN. Prior to real estate, she was a well respected counselor and physical education instructor at Santa Monica High School for 13 years. After moving to Malibu in 1970, she contracted the re-building of a home in 1980, which sparked a natural talent and led to the evolution of her successful real estate career. Ellen and her husband of 50 years, Kent - a retired teacher, retired dentist and former football player - share their five acre Malibu ranch with a special menagerie of eight horses, four dogs and two pot-bellied pigs.

In addition to excelling in her profession, Ellen is also a highly accomplished equestrian. She enjoys raising quarter horses and competing in local and national American Quarter Horse events. Ellen and her horses have received numerous honors and rankings, both locally and nationally.

It is this same drive and discipline to excel in the athletic arena that elevates her accomplishments in real estate. Ellen's repertoire of inventory includes elegant estates, beachfront, bluff and equestrian properties, and a wide range of homes, townhomes, condos, vacant land and leases.

Buying or selling a home or property is a very personal and important endeavor. Choosing  good representation can make a big difference in providing a positive experience and smooth transaction. Ultimately, excellence speaks for itself............