Rene Fuentes

    Rene Fuentes

    CalDRE #01474068
    Nothing is more important to me than
    the relationships I share with people,
    and nothing is more rewarding to me
    than helping others make the most
    of an opportunity. Its what I love so
    much about my real estate career.


    Your home is likely to be the most important financial investment in your life. To allow me to represent you in the sale or purchase of your Home, I would expect that you might want to know something about me. The following is a brief professional summary to introduce myself to you:

    I obtained a B.S. degree in Business Administration, and a Real Estate specialization in Investments and Appraisal from University of California Los Angeles UCLA. Prior to Real Estate, I built a successful career in a Sales and Marketing career. This resulted in me owning a successful business, culminating with a real estate career and being a top Sellers and Buyers agent.

    My diverse background guarantees that I will use my knowledge of technology, combined with superior people skills, to guide you efficiently and smoothly through all phases of your Real Estate experience. You will benefit from my expertise dealing with sellers and buyers and being in tune with today's dynamic market.

    I am happily married with 2 children and been a Northridge resident with enough experience to become a Valley expert!

    2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Presidents Club For Excellent Customer Service and Sales

    2020 Team Player Award in Recognition of continued support toward Growing our Company

    2021 Chairman Circle Award for Excellence Service and Sales

    5 Top Producer agent in Coldwell Banker Quality Properties

    My Client Testimonials

    "We were sellers in the middle of the COVID Pandemic while the economy was so volatile! Our anxiety was off the roof but Rene helped us take a rather smooth path to selling our property. We felt we were treated like family with his honest-to-goodness advice. He was always available and was a call and text away all the time. Excellence is an understatement!" Peter & Antonette Jalbuena
    "We started our journey to home ownership over a year and a half ago armed with only basic knowledge in the real estate process. After scouring the web for a real estate agent in our area with the best reviews (as one does), we found Rene Fuentes. We had a lot to learn, and Rene was there for us every step of the way. During our initial meeting and going into escrow, he walked us through all the steps that we should expect in great detail. He was always available to answer any and every question we had and trust me there were a lot. Rene is straightforward and genuine, and we really appreciated that. If you're looking for someone that is patient, kind, and determined to find you your future home, you'll find that with Rene." Dennis & Desiree Wu
    "Part 1: As a buyer from start to finish my wife and I were completely impressed with Renee. His enthusiasm, professionalism and work ethic were among the many traits that made us trust that he had our best interests at heart. He never pressured us, but informed us of what we needed depending on the desired outcome. He was always available above and beyond what we expected him to be, whenever we needed help. He made us feel at ease with the whole home buying process. We were totally blown away by his level of commitment. It was a pleasure working with Renee. We highly recommend him and would definitely work with him again. Part 2: As a seller: Bought low and sold high with a great realtor Renee is an excellent realtor and you can count on him to be professional and honest at all times. He is always available at the most crucial times and gets things done in a timely manner. He found us a great house 3 years ago that we loved living in and only sold to move for new work opportunities. He gave us expert advice when it came to selling our house, found the ideal buyer and helped us sell quickly and make a substantial profit on our investment. On top of all of this, Renee is a great guy and has an amazing family. We are so happy to have had his help with the whole process and wouldn’t use anyone else in the future." Patrick & Karoly Spring
    "Rene Fuentes did an excellent job for me. I was looking for a house and saw some of his properties listed online. He conveniently offered open houses and as soon as I met him he seemed like a great listener, trustworthy and very much on the ball. There was no hard sell and he is busy with so many properties but always gets back to you. I wanted the first house he showed me and he worked closely with me over a two week period to help me get it with terms that worked out for both the owner and me. When I signed the lease and met his whole office I really felt that I had upgraded not only to a better home but I was impressed with the whole agency and the after care- so far so good. I can see why Rene is successful. Sorry to sound cliche but he is a real "people person" and I would think that everyone can feel comfortable with him." Sally Mullins
    "Rene came to us through a co-workers recommendation to which he sold a property to. From the very start Rene was always available to answer all my numerous questions and scenarios. He has a very calming nature that helped us through the process of both selling our condo and purchasing a new home. His experience in the SFV helped us navigate through the neighborhood pockets to see what our $ could get us and we were able to see the differences between the homes in one area vs. another area. He was extremely responsive to all our requests and flexible in making our meeting times work for our busy work schedules, which was a huge help. So glad we got to have Rene as our Realtor and we look forward to using him again when the time calls." Eric Foltz
    "I met Rene through a friend's referral and I was impressed from the first day. He showed us a few houses that we'd been looking at and even suggested a few that we had missed. After patiently meeting with us 4 or 5 times, we found the house we wanted and Rene walked us through the entire process step by step. He gave us his attention at all times and never seemed to be rushing anywhere. Even when there was a hiccup in the loan approval process, Rene had suggestions on how to fix the issues at hand which ultimately worked without incurring costly late penalties. I've already recommended Rene to 2 of my close friends and would do so for anyone else who is in the market for a home or lease." Haim & Sharon Zafrani Address: 5248 Calderon Rd Woodland Hills CA 91364
    "As a co-executor of our Mom's estate, I decided to read the reviews on Zillow in order to find a broker to sell her home. Having read over a number of broker reviews, I was impressed with one in particular, that of Rene Fuentes. After meeting Rene the first time, I had no doubt that he would do an excellent job in a very professional manner. He was very ethical, knowledgeable, and confident, and took into account our concerns and expectations for the sale of the home. During the next few weeks he held two open houses on two separate weekend, and we had two full price offers within about 3 weeks time. We sold the house and Rene did a fantastic job during the escrow process, stayed in constant communication with my sister and I, and was able to work with the buyers broker to complete the sale in record time! I would highly recommend Rene Fuentes to family, friends, and anyone who is planning on selling their home. I am very grateful we found him on Zillow." Robert Friel (Seller) Address: 19549 Bassett St Reseda CA 91335
    "Rene was very professional and worked tirelessly to sell our home in a challenging market, and was able to secure a full price buyer for us. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and family, or use his services again myself." Kathryn Young Address: 8836 Comanche Ave Winnetka CA 91306
    "Rene has been an excellent Realtor, he is prompt with news and shares his knowledge. He has excellent social skills and I would highly recommend him. He had very good Open Houses and works well when tenants are involved." Celia Gonzalez & Elizabeth Vides Address: 8939 Odessa Ave North Hills CA 91343
    "We would like to express my genuine appreciation to Rene Fuentes for the excellent manner in which he handled the entire process of purchasing our house. Rene was courteous, efficient and diligent in helping us find the right property for our family. He was always receptive and fast to respond to our questions and concerns about the property. His cheerful manner and friendly approach made it easy to deal with him. Rene has exceeded all our expectations and we are certain, we will use his expertness again in the future." Eduardo Lemus (Buyer) Address: 2714 E 4th St Boyle Heights CA 90033
    "I recently relocated from South Florida to Woodland Hills. I was fortunate to have local family who helped me shop for a home rental. Rene and his team followed up on all matters, negotiated rental terms/conditions on my behalf, took the time to explain everything (even if he was out on another appt), and facilitated a process that did not require me to step foot into Southern California until the day of my final walk-through and move in. He is patient, kind, and most importantly, knows the real estate market in the valley. It was a great experience working with him, and I look forward to it again should the need arise" Charles Rosado (Tenant) Address: 22942 Leadwell St West Hills CA 91307
    "I am a real estate broker and a real estate appraiser. I hired Rene to represent me as my real estate agent to sell my home because of his knowledge and experience of knowing the ins and outs of the real estate business . He did an outstanding job in keeping me informed on a daily basis of the progress and negotiations taking place, especially during the opening and closing of escrow. I am extremely pleased on how he handled my escrow and especially the price I received for the sale of my home. If you are looking for a real estate agent that knows the real estate business and can get the job done to your satisfaction, I would highly recommend Rene" RICHARD JANISCH (Seller) Address: 6629 Mammoth Ave Valley Glen Ca 91405
    "Did a great job selling my condo. I moved out of town during the time my home was for sale, Rene always kept me in the loop as to what was happening with my CA home. Should I need real estate services again in CA, Rene's my go to guy! Outstandind in every facet of the business." Linda Colquette (Seller) Address: 8435 Burnet Ave #407 North Hills CA 91343
    "While deployed to Afghanistan Rene help me find the perfect home for me to return to after my 15 month deployment. Rene took the time to understand what I was looking for and was prepared for me when I returned back to the US. I was able to find a home within the first two weeks of my return" CPT Eric Jackson Address: 27277 Blue Spruce Pl Valencia CA 91354
    From day one to closing date, Rene was on top of every single detail of the propriety sale. I'd definitely recommended his services to friends and for further personal real estate matters." Eduardo & Andrea Lemus Address: 12563 Byron Ave Granada Hills CA 91344
    "Rene Fuentes sold my home for me. I was at first, very concerned about the entire process having never sold a home before, but I wanted to work with someone who I thought would know what they were doing in this unusual market place...Rene was FLAWLESS!! His support team made everything run smoothly and efficiently. He kept me updated every step of the way and if I had a question, he returned all my calls in short-time. He is a profession, knowledgeable, and caring person. He made the entire process simple and stress free for me. I cannot fully express my gratitude to him and his team of experts, except to say, I would always choose Rene for all my real estate needs, (be it a home rental or sales). He is the right man for the job." Eleanor De Silva
    "We just finished buying our first investment property with Rene. We are not first time buyers and based on our prior experiences I can tell you that this time we couldn't have chosen a better agent. He did all the hand-holding that any buyer can possibly dream of, was always available for us, answered all of our questions and showed a knowledge a sense of responsibility not often seen. The home buying experience is one of intense stress for all of us that are not in the business, however thanks to Rene we were able to buy our property and the transaction went as smoothly as it can possible go. We have already recommended Rene Fuentes to our family and friends. Rene is a professional that we do not feel embarrassed to recommend since you can not go wrong by having him on your side." Andrew & Cecilia Mellon Address: 13126 Bromont Ave #27 Sylmar CA 91342
    "Rene, you are the best agent I ever seen! you are honest, patient, and loyal to your client. To me you are not only an agent, but a real true friend. it was my pleasure having you as my agent and i am looking forward to keep our friendship with you and your family. God bless you and wish you the best in your carrier." Homa Bayraghi (Buyer) Address: 22100 Burbank Blvd 262g Woodland Hills Ca 91367
    "Rene was very helpful from start to finish! I just bought a 2 bedroom/2bath foreclosure and Rene was super knowledgeable throughout the entire process. He was always easy to reach and was very professional. Even though it took longer than expected (due to some of my own issues) Rene was patient with me and he got the job done. He kept me well informed throughout and most importantly I always felt he was performing in my best interest. I couldn't be more happy with my buying experience." Mark Hammelman (Buyer & Investor) Address: 6300 Shoup Ave #9 Woodland Hills CA 91367
    "Rene was very patient in our experience. We are first time buyers and looked for a particular house for a particular price. We were looking for a year or so. We'd had other realtors who gave up on us after a week. . that was a drag. . . but Rene was great, kept in touch with us every week and took us out a number of times to look at houses and finally we found one thanks to him. . . I highly recommend this fine human being and knowledgeable realtor. . . " Joe & Maria Mastro (Buyers) Address: 7718 Whitsett Ave North Hollywood CA 91605
    "Rene did a great job and was very accommodating to my wife and I. My wife's job gave her an option to transfer to La from the East Bay to which we accepted only allowing us 2 weeks before we were to move. That being said we had 3 days to physically find a place to live. I called Rene about a property late the second night we were in town to find housing and he made sure we were able to see the place the following day. Immediately after we contacted him and went to his office to fill out applications and provide the necessary paperwork. He was more than helpful in getting everything taken care of between the property owner and accommodating our needs as well. Throughout the entire process he was very reachable and answered any and all of the questions we had. Nevertheless, I would not hesitate to work with Rene again in the future. Thanks Rene for all your help!" Just & Angel Fischer (Tenants) Address: 7300 Lennox Ave Van Nuys CA 91405
    "The best thing about Rene is he is not pushy at all. He helps you as long as you feel comfortable and confident that you find your favorite property. Besides, Rene is always available, even in weekends, and he returns your call shortly. if I want to do any transactions on property, Rene is the one whom I go to..." Mansour Jafarian- United Nation Attorney (Buyer & Investor) Address: 24615 Stonegate Dr West Hills CA 91304
    "Rene es un excelente profesional. Siempre dispuesto a contestar cualquier inquietud o duda. Siempre que le llame y no podia contestar regreso la llamada. Para cada inquietud tuvo una respuesta. Como real state specailist puedo recomendarlo 100%." Doris Ortiz (Buyer) Address: 19231 Sherman Way Reseda CA 91335
    "Rene helped me to do a short sale on my house & was awesome. He always called me back if I left him a message. He always made sure we had the papers we needed & most importantly keep in constant contact with the mortgage company. I would highly recommend him & plan on using him in the future." Stephanie Benson (Seller) Address: 20000 Pulm Canyon Rd #213 Santa Clarita CA 91350
    "Rene is very knowledgeable when it comes to real estate. I was unfamiliar with the buying process and he explained to me everything step by step, no surprises what so ever. He kept me posted on a DAILY basis on what was needed to quicken the process. I definitely recommend Rene Fuentes to anybody ready to buy a property." Daniel Pilar (Buyer) Address: 19319 Delight St Canyon Country CA 91367
    "Rene Fuentes's promptness helped me find good tenants quickly and with good credit and references." Michele Spars Mills (Landlord) Address: 8321 Burnet Abe #1 North Hills CA 91343
    "Rene originally found a rental home for us last year. He did a great job on short notice. Once we decided to purchase our own home, Rene was the obvious choice. He listened to our criteria and worked within our budget. Rene is very professional and knowledgible. Most importantly, he is a good guy!" Jeffrey Andrews (Buyer) Address: 2744 Sumner St Saugus CA 91350
    "Rene was fantastic in every way. Always responsive, detail oriented, and helped us throughout the entire process." Christopher & Jennifer Tade (Seller & Buyer) Address:7115 Woodlake Ave West Hills CA 91307
    "Rene handled my transaction with true professionalism. He knew how to effectively market my rental and was willing to hold open houses to create interest. Within two weeks the deal was done and the money is now flowing in. I would highly recommend him to anyone who wants a detail oriented realtor to get the job done. I will certainly use him the next time I need to market one of my properties." Ross Anddrizzi (Landlord) Address: 19584 Shadow Glen Cir Porter Ranch CA 91326
    "Rene has helped me in a transaction that involved simultaneously selling my townhouse in Porter ranch and buying a house in Chatsworth. Through it all, his level of professionalism was evident at every step in both transactions. His knowledge and communication skills coupled with his timely responsiveness made it very easy to close both transactions at the time we had schedule it. I would most definitely recommend Rene as a real estate agent to anyone who is thinking in buying, selling, or renting a residential property. And, he speaks Spanish fluently!! Thank you Rene!!" Eric Carmona (Seller & Buyer) Address: 20653 Tuba St Chatsworth CA 91311
    "Very knowledgeable, responsive and honest! We will continue doing business with him. He services the whole San Fernando Area and treated us like family. We really appreciate his expertise and courtesy!" Fernando & Gina de la O Address: 19033 Roscoe Blvd Northridge CA 91324
    "Rene Fuentes helped my wife and I buy our first home. Before meeting Rene, we had been working with another realtor for about a year. We were interested in placing an offer on a few homes during that time but our realtor was too slow to respond and react. After doing some research, we found Rene Fuentes! Within a month of contacting him, we were able to see multiple properties, made a couple of offers and entered escrow on a home that we love. As first time home buyers, we were a little lost through the process but Rene was there to advise us every step of the way. Thank you Rene for your amazing customer service and for helping purchase our first home!" Justin & Lesly Duetsch (Buyer) Address: 21400 Burbank Blvd #220 Woodland Hills CA 91367
    "Rene Fuentes is truly one of the best in the business! Selling my property seemed complicated, but with Rene it was a breeze! He always kept me in the loop with updates and changes. This was a seamless process from beginning to end thanks to his professionalism! It has been a true pleasure working with someone so qualified and experienced as he is! I recommend Rene 100% for your buying and selling real estate needs." Karina Jimenez
    "Our home sale went quickly and smoothly with Rene at the helm. He helped us settle on the correct asking price and met our deadlines as we'd already purchased another home on the east coast. Rene will answer your call or text within minutes and will explain any aspect of your sale in plain language. This was the third home we've sold and wish Rene had been our guy for the first two. Very knowledgeable and professional with a great personality! Highly recommend." Glenn & Monique Endress
    "We've known Rene for over 10 years, He is the only person our family will trust on selling/buying properties here in California. He is truly the most hands on person when it comes to helping us with our real estate issues. He is the type of person who's always there when you need to ask anything regarding your property. He is constantly in touch with you. When we have issues with our lender, Rene even helps to get things done. He is always thinking what's best for his clients. For all these years, Rene is the only one we will call for help. I recommend RENE to all my colleagues, family and friends. We are very happy that we have met him. Thanks RENE!!" Kim & Emalyn Vivar
    "We’ve known Rene Fuentes for about 10 years. We met him through a Family friend. He helped my dad rent his house in 2010. My dad had a great experience with him. Now in 2021 we decided to choose Rene to help my family and I look for our first home. Rene is very professional and very knowledgeable. He made the experience of us getting our house very smooth. He is always there to answer any questions. Thank you Rene for everything!" Denise Villagrana

    My Experience

    • Rene Fuentes has proven to be one of the San Fernando Valley's top resources for Real Estate: In The Real Estate business full time for over 20 years Successfully Closed Over 127 MILLION DOLLARS in Sales 98% Success rate in Listings SOLD! Licensed REALTOR in California Member of: Southern California Realtor Association, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R), National Association of Realtors (N.A.R), Notary National Association Embraces cutting edge technologies and Active Marketing for much better Results Over 90% of business is directly from Past Clients and Referrals. Ask for references Proactive Get it Done Attitude, yet easy going and fun to work with personality Consistent TOP Producer and Marketing Specialist Uses a minimum of 21 different websites to market his properties Top Relocation expert in our region for over 7 years Realtor of choice for 3 relocation companies (Cendant, Primacy and Cartus) Loan referral service Specializing in Short Sale, REO, Rentals, Property Management & Bank Owned Properties

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • Full Time Real Estate Professional Licensed REALTOR in California BRE 01474068 Notary Public Commission #1903828 Member of: Southern California Realtor Association California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) National Association of Realtors (N.A.R) National Notary Association (N.N.A)

    My Community Involvement

    • We’re passionate about giving back to the communities where we live, work and play. Through financial contributions, volunteering our time and donating essentials, we support an array of local non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for all who call our region home. Proudly Supporting: -St. Jude Children Hospital -Samaritan's Purse -Hope of The Valley -Convoy of Hope -Shepherd Church in Porter Ranch

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    2023 N Nestor Ave Compton CA 90222

    PROBATE SALE. Great single-story home in a prime area in the city of Compton! 3 Beds + 1 Full Bath 1,122 SF of living space on 5,319 SF lot. Great floor plan home with hardwood floors throughout, living room, formal dining room, kitchen with tile floors and laundry room. 3 good size bedrooms, 1 full bathroom with double sink and tile floors. Central heater system. Spacious backyard for entertaining and play and 2 car detached garage and long driveway. Walking distance to schools: Elementary, Mid...
    Jun 17, 2021 Selling a Home

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