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1333 Montana Ave,

Santa Monica, CA 90403

CA DRE #01303647

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About Melanie Sommers

As a Brentwood native and Santa Monica resident, top Los Angeles agent Melanie Sommers has unparalleled expertise in navigating the Westside, making her the perfect resource for those new to the area. Serving Malibu, Playa Vista, and everywhere in between, Melanie has earned enormous respect and attention within the real estate community. Her extensive knowledge of the area, two decades of experience selling, and exceptional commitment to her clients distinguish her as one of the top names in Los Angeles real-estate. Her appearances on Real Trends’ Best Real Estate Agents in America list, the Wall Street Journal’s Top 1000 Agents roundup, and Los Angeles Magazine’s Real Estate All-Stars list for 2020 are well-deserved after fulfilling countless dreams of home ownership and touching so many lives.

Clients consistently find that working with Melanie is a breath of fresh air. Her level of competency and dependability lift the stress of navigating LA’s booming market, and allow clients to focus on the joy and relief of finding the perfect home. Past buyers know Melanie as a particularly great agent for those relocating and looking to upsize, while sellers have witnessed her talent for making their home look its best and attracting top dollar. Her strength in advertising attracts strong buyers right away, allowing for smooth, stress-free transactions.

Melanie prides herself on being an accessible resource to her clients at every step of the process, taking calls and replying to emails at record speeds. Clients often tell her that her prompt follow-through and undivided attention make them “feel like her only client”. Similarly, clients feel reassured throughout the process, as she takes the time to thoroughly explain each stage of the journey. Proving herself a priceless advocate and asset, Melanie consistently works with repeat clients and referrals.

Melanie enjoys daily walks or work outs at the gym, treating herself to a well deserved manicure and time with family and friends. She also enjoys regular breakfast dates with her mom Jan, trying out new restaurants with her husband Jonathan and daughter Gaby, and patiently walking their senior dog Booker T.

About Gwyn Martin

Hardworking. Dedicated. Positive. These are just three words used to describe Gwyn Martin— one of the most well-respected names in Los Angeles real estate. Though originally from Chicago, Gwyn traded in the Windy City for the Southern California sun to attend USC, earning a degree in International Relations with an emphasis in Global Business and discovering a passion for architecture, design, and sales.

Four years ago, after gaining valuable customer service and management skills by fulfilling a lifelong dream of working at Disney and supervising fundraising for USC and Stanford, Gwyn began working in real estate alongside Melanie and immediately fell in love with helping people make their real estate dreams a reality.

Whether she’s creating cutting-edge marketing strategies, diligently completing paperwork, organizing open houses, or communicating with other agents, you can count on Gwyn’s friendly and optimistic attitude. In addition, her even disposition, attention to detail, and precise analyses of the market allow her clients to have peace of mind. Gwyn is committed to communicating honestly and openly with those with whom she works, building their trust and easing their anxieties. 

Gwyn knows that, at its core, real estate is all about people, which is why she constantly puts them first. Her favorite thing about the industry is being able to help clients realize their aspirations of owning a home that fills them with happiness, and she feels honored to be a part of that special journey. Passionate about the Westside of Los Angeles and those who reside in it, Gwyn is endlessly proud of the diverse and eclectic community she and Melanie have created comprised of people from all different backgrounds and walks of life. 

When Gwyn isn’t working, you can often find her spending time with her girlfriend and their beloved dog Troy, a 7-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog. Favorite activities include Crossfit, traveling, watching sports, and time with her friends.

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