Podley Properties Welcomes Marianna Valdivia

Marianna Valdivia

Having grown up in Glendora and graduating from Glendora High School, Marianna Valdivia is very familiar with Glendora and the surrounding areas. She has always had an interest in real estate, and for the last 10 years she has worked in escrow. This experience in escrow helps Marianna to have a deeper understanding of the buying and selling process than most agents.

She loves to help people, and takes great pride and pleasure in helping clients in selling their current home or finding and buying their dream home. Marianna knows how stressful the home buying process can be. She makes the extra effort to let her clients know that they can trust her, and to provide the easiest experience as possible every step of the way.

Marianna is married with three children; two boys, five and three, and a stepdaughter who is sixteen.

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Marianna Valdivia

626.622.8332
marianna.valdivia@podley.com 

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Posted on February 6, 2018 at 1:47 pm
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Podley Properties Welcomes Priscilla Nelson

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Priscilla Nelson grew up in Chino, California, where her father was a pastor at a local church serving the quaint community. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology from U.C. Riverside, she worked in cancer research at world-renowned City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte. She developed a love for real estate while living in beautiful Pasadena, California. The architectural significance of the homes and neighborhoods fueled her passion, and in 2011 she obtained her real estate license.

 

As a lifelong resident of the Inland Empire/San Gabriel Valley, Priscilla will use her insider knowledge to work to find a special property in your neighborhood of choice and utilize the latest marketing tools to expose your property to the widest possible range of qualified buyers.

 

Priscilla’s choice to partner with Podley Properties was an easy one to make. As a locally-based company, Podley Properties has a collaborative team that is knowledgeable enough to bring a supportive, personal experience to every transaction and established enough to be known for having an impeccable reputation and many years of experience in the communities it serves. Every transaction has the support of the company’s collective resources and expertise.

 

In her free time, Priscilla loves being with friends and family. She enjoys exploring new restaurants, seeing her favorite music artists perform, and participating in regional 5k/10K events.

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Priscilla Nelson

626.695.9638
priscilla@podley.com 

#01895528

 

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Posted on January 23, 2018 at 10:54 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Diane Scalzo

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Diane Scalzo’s nature and passion are service oriented. Her service mindset uniquely positions her to provide the necessary client service at the center of all thriving relationships.

 

Prior to joining Podley Properties, Diane worked as administrative assistant to senior executives at Cable News Network and the Los Angeles Times. While at CNN, she assisted the Senior Executive for News and learned much about scheduling and on-time production. She also had the tremendous opportunity to work many years at the Los Angeles Times. She culminated her career there as senior administrative assistant to the President of the Los Angeles Times and Times Mirror.

 

Diane’s real estate career began in 2015 as assistant to a Podley Properties Top Producing agent. In this position, she realized real estate had a strong service element and an arena she wished to explore in greater depth. As a licensed agent, she has teamed up with Jim Rock, a 30 year professional and year-over-year Top Producer at Podley Properties.  

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Diane Scalzo

626.243.4241
diane.scalzo@podley.com 

#02036286

 

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Posted on January 11, 2018 at 9:43 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Alex Velasco Arias

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Alex Velasco Arias brings a unique and extensive sales background to real estate. After 20 years working as a top salesperson and manager for a well-known luxury car line, he is now a residential Realtor helping clients make the best possible real estate decisions. Alex is committed to guiding buyers and sellers through every step of the process, from loan financing to assessing a home’s value to closing escrow. He is fluent in English and Spanish, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and has worked as a Spanish Court Interpreter. He has a passion for cooking, gardening and great movies, and lives with his wife of 25 years in Pasadena. Alex welcomes your calls to discuss all of your real estate needs.

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Alex Velasco Arias aporta una experiencia de ventas única y extensa en el sector inmobiliario. Después de haber trabajado 20 años como vendedor y administrador de ventas para una concesionaria de automóviles de lujo bien conocida, ahora es un agente inmobiliario residencial que ayuda a los clientes a tomar las mejores decisiones inmobiliarias posibles. Alex se compromete a guiar a los compradores y vendedores a lo largo de cada paso del proceso inmobiliario, desde el financiamiento de un préstamo, la evaluación del valor de una casa hasta el cierre del fideicomiso. Habla con fluidez inglés y español, tiene una licenciatura en Ingeniería Civil y ha trabajado como intérprete en los juzgados administrativos. Él tiene una pasión por la cocina, la jardinería, buenas películas y vive con su esposa de 25 años en Pasadena. Alex le da la bienvenida a sus llamadas para analizar todas sus necesidades inmobiliarias.

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Alex Velasco Arias

626.316.9480
alexvelasco44@gmail.com

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Posted on January 4, 2018 at 10:02 am
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Liz Phillips Joins Podley Properties’ Altadena Office

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Liz Phillips - MainLiz Phillips’ long experience in the exceeding-expectations business began when she worked as a flight attendant for TWA Airlines out of college, but really took off when she opened her international travel business in San Francisco in her early 20s. Above and Beyond Travel specialized in designing a unique touring experience for the discerning traveler. When the Bishop of California needed to plan an around the world tour to coordinate with international religious leaders, he turned to Liz to manage the details.

After successfully selling her business, she turned to real estate. Having worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Palm Springs and Pasadena markets since 1997, she has learned that a successful outcome begins with understanding the client’s needs.

Liz knows how to sell a house. Her commitment to go “above and beyond” means she remains responsive to her clients needs. Selling, buying or renting a home is an emotional experience. Liz stays on top of the details. She stays connected with her clients. She does what it takes to help her client’s.

Whether it is a local, national or even international move, Liz can help. Contact her today for any real estate needs or questions!

 

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Liz Phillips

REALTOR®
626.319.7529 | liz.phillips@podley.com
1471 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena 91001
CalBRE #01229987

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Posted on November 1, 2017 at 1:22 pm
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Sandra Siraganian Joins Podley Properties’ Sierra Madre Office

Sandra Siraganian

Sandra knows she has connected with a client when they trust her to show them properties that really fit their needs, not just every new home on the market. She strongly feels a big part of her job is to help clients crystallize their needs. She invests the time up front to really listen to and understand their circumstances, then she can provide the kind of service she pledges to her clients.

Armed with knowledge, energy and a sense of humor, Sandra has helped clients buy and sell homes since 1986. Her previous experience was in the demanding commercial lending industry. She is intuitive and sensitive to others, but a tough businesswoman; a problem solver always striving for a win-win solution.

Sandra advises clients to buy in the best location possible within their needs and finances. She takes her representation duties very seriously, as evidenced by an extraordinarily high customer referral rate from her buyers and sellers. She prides herself on facilitating the process of her clients coming to their own right decisions. Sandra’s commitment to each sale lasts far beyond that one transaction; she feels the key to her clients’ satisfaction is that they see she absolutely knows the market, her areas and inventory, and will continue to be there for them after the sale.

Sandra Siraganian

REALTOR®
626.233.3884 | sandra.siraganian@podley.com
30 N. Baldwin Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024
CalBRE #00919945

Posted on September 5, 2017 at 4:51 pm
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Cheri Hsu Joins Podley Properties’ Pasadena Office

Cheri Hsu

Cheri Hsu is a residential real estate agent helping those who want to buy, sell or relocate. Cheri assists clients who have the need to search for the right sales associates throughout U.S. and over 65 countries. She also works with a commercial broker in helping clients engage in commercial leases, sales and purchases.

Cheri’s specialty is in providing an intimate knowledge of the unique communities that make up the San Gabriel Valley and Foothills communities. Additionally, she is fluent in English and Mandarin, and has lived in the community for 25+ years.

Furthermore, as a REALTOR®, Cheri brings a wide range of financial expertise to her clients, having worked as a credit analyst for two Southern California banks and as a credit and risk management analyst with Southern California Edison for 17 years. This level of experience is unique and is one of the many qualities that make Cheri outstanding in her role as a real estate professional.

 
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Cheri Hsu
REALTOR®
626.716.8707 | cheri.hsu@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #02024710

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Posted on August 11, 2017 at 1:24 pm
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Podley Properties Welcomes Hubert Ho

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Hubert Ho is a real estate professional with extensive global experience including Japan, Hong Kong and the U.S. He practiced as a registered architect in managing large-scale mixed-use development projects. Hubert also has institutional real estate investment management experience with major European and American financial institutions. Furthermore, he has business management experience from branding, online, retail to distribution, understanding client’s operation needs. He can provide value in the property investment process, from design, investment and operation perspectives.

With Podley, Hubert helps U.S. and overseas clients in facilitating their real estate purchases, leasing and dispositions, from residential to commercial properties. In particular, mixed-use in Downtown Los Angeles, and high-end residential in the vicinity.

 

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Hubert Ho

Broker Associate
323.919.0712

hubert.ho@podley.com
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Posted on August 8, 2017 at 5:09 pm
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Welcome Tracey Pao to the Pasadena Office

Tracey Pao


Tracey Pao is a real estate broker associated with the Pasadena office of Podley Properties. Whether someone is relocating to Southern California, buying or selling a condo, townhouse, single or multi-family home, or seeking to invest in residential or commercial property, Tracey’s wide spectrum of skills will meet each clients’ needs. Tracey’s defining characteristics are her patience, professionalism and drive.

Tracey offers a supportive, personal approach to every residential and commercial client with expertise in real estate transactions, the lending process and investing in real estate throughout Southern California. These skills contribute to her clients’ trust, often leading to multiple transactions and referrals to friends and family members, while building the foundation for lifetime friendships.

Tracey began her real estate career as an agent in Southern California. She then went on to earn her real estate broker’s license and mortgage broker’s license. For many years, she operated her own mortgage lending and real estate companies. In teaming up with Podley Properties, she now offers clients a wide range of support services.

Whether helping someone find their dream home, sell their property, or build a portfolio, Tracey is the person to call.

Tracey is bilingual in English and Mandarin. She serves as a member of the National Association of Realtors® and the California Association of Realtors®.

Tracey Pao
REALTOR®
626.589.8489 | tracey.pao@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #00920953

 

Posted on June 7, 2017 at 4:54 pm
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Podley Properties Welcomes Robb Buzzini to the Pasadena Office

Originally from Santa Rosa, CA, Robb Buzzini moved to Southern California in 2002 and eventually settled in Pasadena in 2010. Robb is a third generation REALTOR®. His grandfather was a mortgage broker and real estate broker, and his father is a real estate broker and has owned and operated a property management company for over 30 years.

Robb views Real Estate as a service industry. His goal is to serve the needs of his clients and help them achieve their goals as they relate to their personal residences or investment properties. “Knowing that you are helping someone with possibly the largest financial transaction of their lives is a tremendous responsibility. I try to put myself in my client’s shoes. I think about the level of commitment and protection I would want my realtor to give me, and then I do everything I can to provide that to the families I represent.”

Prior to becoming an agent and joining Podley, Robb worked in the entertainment industry for several years before becoming a stay-at-home dad in 2010. A former sports anchor and reporter in college, he holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. An avid baseball fan he has previously coached at the high school level in both Northern and Southern California. Robb lives in Pasadena with his wife Catherine, their daughter Avery, and son Jack. As a family the Buzzini’s enjoy frequent trips to Disneyland, Legoland and try to visit Hawaii once a year.

 

Robb Buzzini
REALTOR®
818.516.5891 | robb.buzzini@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #02028310

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 11:43 am
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