Meet Cindi Gortner

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Cindi Gortner and her team were recently ranked in the top 0.3% of agents nationwide based on closed sales volume. Her strategy combines world-class marketing, a proven approach to home styling and staging, and an open and transparent communication style to ensure transactions go smoothly. She specializes in helping homeowners re-fresh their homes to sell quickly for the most money possible.

Born in Pasadena, California, Cindi attended UC Berkeley and received her MBA from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. Prior to her successful career in real estate, Cindi was Director of Marketing for Nestlé USA and invented the popular Nestlé Flipz brand of chocolate covered pretzels. Cindi moved to the Conejo Valley in 1994 and is well-versed in the different neighborhoods, schools and communities in the area.

As their many clients will share with you, Cindi and her team have a proven track record of helping homes look their best which translates to greater net sales proceeds. Cindi understands that first and foremost a home needs to look its absolute best when buyers walk into the home. Look at the numerous before and after pictures on the website to appreciate her and her teams expertise in this area. This is a signature element of her strategy, and it not only helps homes sell for more money, but it helps homes sell in a shorter period of time as well.

Time and again Cindi has taken over listings that hadn't been selling with other agents and, via her home styling techniques and strategic marketing, she was able to sell the home quickly and for more than her clients had expected.

The Cindi Gortner Realty Group specializes in the Westlake Village, Lake Sherwood, Oak Park, Agoura Hills, and Thousand Oaks markets, but has sold real estate from Santa Barbara to Palos Verdes Estates.

When she's not working, Cindi can usually be found volunteering for one of the various nonprofits she is associated including the Lake Sherwood Community Association and Sherwood Cares, as well as the FireWise Committee in her neighborhood working with the goal of reducing fire risk as well as home insurance rates in her community. She and her husband also enjoy hiking and sailing, and Cindi loves her three book clubs.

It starts with a proven track record

Cindi ranks in the top 1% of real estate agents nationally (based on total sales volume). She works hard for you and is known for frequently setting records in pricing for the neighborhoods she serves. She would be more than happy to share even more of these testimonials with you in person or put you in touch with her past clients. She’s proud of her many 5 star reviews and the dear friendships she has made along the way.

Exceptional knowledge of the local market

Cindi has lived locally for over 20 years and knows all about the many local neighborhoods. She is also very familiar with the schools, preschools, places of worship, and the perks of the wonderful communities she serves.

Complimentary home styling

Cindi is best known for her home styling strategy. This allows her to showcase homes in the best possible light which, in turn, maximizes buyer interest and sellers’ net proceeds. She doesn't believe in leaving money on the table. Cindi owns a warehouse full of designer staging items and has the ability to stage several homes simultaneously.