Advantages for Buyers
“My finger is constantly on the pulse of this market,” Cristal says. “That’s one of the reasons not just my clients, but also my colleagues and the press know to contact me when they need the latest important real estate information.” A compendium of knowledge regarding unlisted available properties and pending listings, Cristal manages an unparalleled volume of quiet, private transactions. Her unsurpassed familiarity with the Santa Barbara area’s many neighborhoods and neighboring communities makes her an invaluable resource.
Advantages for Sellers
Cristal has obtained record dollar amounts for world-class estates, homes and land, and her sales have set new standards in prestigious Santa Barbara and Montecito neighborhoods. Her sophisticated global marketing programs reach highly-qualified potential buyers locally, nationally and internationally. By maintaining a substantial portfolio of those buyers, she often creates a seamless transition between her buying and selling clients, while her superb negotiation skills ensure maximum return on their respective investments.
Advantages for International Clients
Cristal also has the advantage over many Santa Barbara and Montecito real estate agent when it comes to dealing with distinguished international clients. Born in Europe, and after traveling extensively, she moved to Santa Barbara from Laguna Beach in 1977. Her intense interest in the arts led her to a degree in Art History and Architecture from UCLA, and to related studies in Europe.
Above all, Cristal Clarke is recognized and praised for her dedication to her clients.
“I go the extra mile for them and it shows. That’s true not just throughout the transaction, but beyond escrow. Most of my clients become friends who know they can count on me, and that trust translates into repeat business and referrals as well as personal bonds.”
The Rewards of Dedication
Not surprisingly, Cristal is an avid art collector, with special interest in early California artists as well as Contemporary art. She enjoys swimming, yoga and hiking and, along with her husband, is a member of the prestigious Coral Casino Beach Club, Montecito Club, and Maroon Creek Club in Aspen, Colorado.
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