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    San Diego Real Estate :: Harcourts Avanti Real Estate

    Mission Statement

    For every one of our clients, we will work as hard as possible to help them achieve their dreams. We are grateful and inspired to be working with a select team of honest professionals whom are the most capable and hard working in the field. We continually strive to provide top quality service for individual customers and clients. Our passion is to meet the different needs of customers and help them find a house they can eventually call a home. At Avanti we are devoted to our family, our colleagues, community, and customers.

    About the Company

    Avanti Real Estate strives to provide the highest level of professional service, and to achieve the highest rates of client retention and customer satisfaction. Owner and Broker Drew Lyon is committed to providing the finest full-service real estate by employing the most professional, well trained, and ethical agents. The Avanti team pride themselves on being hard working, courteous, efficient, and knowledgeable. They place their clients interest before their own, as they are dedicated to the development of long-term client relationships. With these qualities they are able to provide both sellers and buyers with the knowledge, advice, and customer service needed to ensure the highest standards are met. Avanti has grown exponentially in the last 6 years and continues to grow as a leader in the San Diego Real Estate Market.

    Andrew Lyon, CA BRE# 01459368

    Avanti Real Estate, CA BRE# 01850428

    Featured Agents

    Holly Monnette

    CalBRE# 02001746

    Drew Lyon

    Broker/ Owner

    CalBRE# 01459368

    Drew Lyon obtained his real estate license in 2004 and started his brokerage in 2008, with a commitment to teamwork, hard work and passion. Drew believes that buying and selling real estate is about fulfilling people's needs, dreams and aspirations. Developing genuine relationships with clients is reflected in the volume of referrals and repeat business that Avanti generates. Drew believes that a team with a solid work ethic plus well-developed negotiation skills is the perfect formula for success. Highly committed to professional development of everyone on the team, Harcourts Avanti sets a high benchmark in the industry. Notable Facts: - Drew is recognized as a top producer in San Diego - Over the past 4 years Drew has also invested in real estate fixing and selling over 40 properties in San Diego. He currently owns and manages several rental properties.

    Ashley Pellegrini

    Office Manager


    Ashley Pellegrini brings a comprehensive understanding of operational strategies to the Harcourts Avanti team. Ashley’s focus as the Transaction Coordinator is to prepare all paperwork and disclosures for clients, help them through any questions they may have, and to serve as a liaison between the different parties to the transaction. As a UCSD graduate, her analytical skills provide customers with insightful solutions when unexpected issues arise. Bringing more than six years of specialized real estate experience and copious attention to detail combined with her personal warmth makes her an exceptional asset to the team.

    Jesse Salas


    CalBRE# CAL BRE #01877872

    Highlights: 1. Jesse Salas was recently ranked one of the TOP 15 agents in all Harcourts USA and #8 throughout San Diego County & the San Diego Association of REALTORS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2016. 2. Panel speaker for a Tom Ferry Real Estate 8x event in La Jolla, 2016. 3. Top Expired Listing Specialists in San Diego County. He has successfully relisted & sold homes that other agents could not sell. 4. A good picture is worth a thousand words. GREAT pictures are worth thousands of dollars. Your property deserves its own dedicated website with professional photography. Some of our dedicated websites: www.4594CampobelloStreet.com www.11243DepriseCove.com www.538ParkwoodDrive.com www.3074MarathonDrive.com 5. We have been featured in the San Diego Union Tribune for his innovative marketing skills & featured in North County's magazine. Also, interviewed on 10ABC. 6. The Salas Group believes in educating their clients. Our complimentary FIRST TIME BUYER program has helped educated many buyers across the county. CLICK VIDEO to the right. 7. Jesse Salas was recently interviewed on Cox Ch. 4 The American Dream with Craig Sewing. Money Isn't Everything Unless It's Your Money! www.SalasSells.com

    Caitlin Levin


    Kate Kendrick

    Sales Agent

    CalBRE# BRE# 01990625

    Kate epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Her approachable personality and excellent communication make her a strong asset to Harcourts Avanti. Buying or selling a home can be stressful, but Kate takes pride in putting her clients’ mind at ease; taking care of the details every step of the way and being available for questions.

    Lara Chapman


    Paula Accetta


    Lynette Kaminski


    Nicole Kaminski


    Jen DiJulio


    Fred Thrasher



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