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Sandra Sanders: Creating a Dynasty

Patron Profiles: Sandra Sanders
Posted on Nov 19, 2013 By Colleen Farrell

A dash of street smarts and a slice of Southern charm prove to be winning ingredients in life and real estate.

RE/MAX Estate Properties Broker/Owner Sandra Sanders
RE/MAX Estate Properties Broker/Owner Sandra Sanders

With traces of a Louisianan accent, Sandra Sanders speaks excitedly and intently as she describes the new RE/MAX Estate Properties office building in Manhattan Beach.

“We wanted a presence in downtown Manhattan Beach. When this building became available, we decided to buy it and create a boutique-style office space similar to a hotel lobby,” she says. “It has a dual-purpose bar that allows agents to work there with their laptops. It’s also great for social events. We’re very excited about our future here.”

Nationwide, the real estate market is still making a cautious climb back from a global recession. Not daunted, Sanders, owner (along with her two sons) and founder of RE/MAX Estate Properties—with 17 offices spanning Palos Verdes to Beverly Hills, has hired 80 new agents this year. With sales between $50 and $70 million per week, the company is ranked one of the leading real estate offices in the nation, with overwhelming market share in the South Bay. [Read more…]