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Suzette Kitselman

Agent

6 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Estates Director, Asset Consultant, Former Mortgage Broker 10+ years, Former Chief Appraiser 10+ years (40 years experience)

Specialties:
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Consulting,
Asset Management

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Representing Clients with the utmost professionalism, integrity, and loyalty has been Suzette's signature experience. Celebrating her 40th year in Real Estate, Suzette has worked in the Real Estate industry all her life. Her first job in real estate was processing home loans in the 1970′s, and then began selling real estate in Palos Verdes, before she became a California Certified Appraiser. In the 80′s, The Kitselman Company grew to be the largest appraisal company in the San Francisco Bay Area, and was on the Top 5 Approved Appraisers List of all the major banks. She provided expert witness testimony in court for Real Estate matters, was a government contractor with the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) , and during that time, was also an investor and restorer of historic Victorian homes and apartment buildings in San Francisco. She has patched a roof in a rainstorm, designed kitchens, laid granite flooring, supervised construction crews and landscaped gardens, all by herself. After 11 years, she sold her Appraisal company to her employees, and became a Mortgage Broker in the 90′s, to learn the financing side of the industry. She was a top producer at Inter-Bay Financial for several years.

11 years later, she sold the appraisal company to her employees, and became a mortgage broker to learn the financing side of real estate. A top producer at InterBay Financial, she arranged mortgages for all types of properties. She also purchased and renovated numerous Victorian homes and apartment buildings in San Francisco. 

Returning to Los Angeles in 2000, she founded Independent Investments, LLC, and Intuition Investments, LLC; buying and selling NNN retail properties nationwide as principal, over the next ten years. 
Going back into real estate sales in 2012, she closed the largest deal of the year in her office when she sold an apartment complex in Century City. She represents Clients for both residential purchases and sales.

Suzette was raised in La Jolla, California, before it had attitude. She loves to travel, cook, ride her bicycle, learn languages, and is a cancer survivor. Has 11 nieces and nephews and loves them dearly. Dreams about architecture. Has patched a roof in a rainstorn, laid granite flooring, landscaped gardens, and designed kitchens all by herself. She loves to make it easy for busy people to understand and navigate their real estate transactions, and make their investment dreams come true.
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About Suzette Kitselman: <br/> <p>Representing Clients with the utmost professionalism, integrity, and loyalty has been Suzette's signature experience. Celebrating her 40th year in Real Estate, Suzette has worked in the Real Estate industry all her life. Her first job in real estate was processing home loans in the 1970&prime;s, and then began selling real estate in Palos Verdes, before she became a California Certified Appraiser. In the 80&prime;s, The Kitselman Company grew to be the largest appraisal company in the San Francisco Bay Area, and was on the Top 5 Approved Appraisers List of all the major banks. She provided expert witness testimony in court for Real Estate matters, was a government contractor with the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) , and during that time, was also an investor and restorer of historic Victorian homes and apartment buildings in San Francisco. She has patched a roof in a rainstorm, designed kitchens, laid granite flooring, supervised construction crews and landscaped gardens, all by herself. After 11 years, she sold her Appraisal company to her employees, and became a Mortgage Broker in the 90&prime;s, to learn the financing side of the industry. She was a top producer at Inter-Bay Financial for several years. </p> <p>11 years later, she sold the appraisal company to her employees, and became a mortgage broker to learn the financing side of real estate. A top producer at InterBay Financial, she arranged mortgages for all types of properties. She also purchased and renovated numerous Victorian homes and apartment buildings in San Francisco.&nbsp; </p> Returning to Los Angeles in 2000, she founded Independent Investments, LLC, and Intuition Investments, LLC; buying and selling NNN retail properties nationwide as principal, over the next ten years.&nbsp; <br/> Going back into real estate sales in 2012, she closed the largest deal of the year in her office when she sold an apartment complex in Century City. She represents Clients for both residential purchases and sales. <br/> <br/> Suzette was raised in La Jolla, California, before it had attitude. She loves to travel, cook, ride her bicycle, learn languages, and is a cancer survivor. Has 11 nieces and nephews and loves them dearly. Dreams about architecture. Has patched a roof in a rainstorn, laid granite flooring, landscaped gardens, and designed kitchens all by herself. She loves to make it easy for busy people to understand and navigate their real estate transactions, and make their investment dreams come true.

Listings & Sales  

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Active Listings

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Past Sales  

(9 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Seller
01/22/2015
$260,000

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01/22/2015 - Seller - $260,000

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Buyer
12/19/2014
$405,000

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12/19/2014 - Buyer - $405,000

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Seller
11/25/2014
$405,000

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11/25/2014 - Seller - $405,000

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Seller
09/11/2014
$395,000

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09/11/2014 - Seller - $395,000

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Buyer
06/10/2014
$745,000

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06/10/2014 - Buyer - $745,000

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Ratings & Reviews

Suzette has a great knowledge of the real estate market. She was able to sell our home quickly and we are very happy at the price that the property was sold. Once the home was sold Suzette was very attentive to all the details of the closing process and quickly followed up on whatever information that was required so that the sale was completed in a very short time period. We felt very fortunate to have selected Suzette as our real estate agent.

  

03/29/2015 - renealvarez2
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $425K in W Hollywood, CA.

Suzette has a great knowledge of the real estate market. She was able to sell our home quickly and we are very happy at the price that the property was sold. Once the home was sold Suzette was very attentive to all the details of the closing process and quickly followed up on whatever information that was required so that the sale was completed in a very short time period. We felt very fortunate to have selected Suzette as our real estate agent.  More Less 

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03/29/2015 - Jasonmalone
Sold a Condo home in 2015 in Westlake, Los Angeles, CA.

It's been 3 months since my partner and I moved and settled into our new home and I am finally getting around to writing a review for Suzette. She and her team were professional, responsive, and incredibly helpful throughout our home buying process, definitely a 5 star experience!

Suzette is more than a realtor; she was on our side, protecting us the whole time. She treated us like her own family and we learned quickly to trust her like ours. She not only helped us buy a place but sold our old home as well. As we were looking, If she sensed the house’s were not for us, she never pushed us but was there, a beacon, guiding us every step of the way. When we found the perfect place for us, Suzette was determined to make the transaction go as smoothly as possible. In regards to selling our home, her expertise in the market put us at ease. Once we sat with Suzette and reviewed the market rates and how to price our home, it was clear that Suzette new exactly what she was doing.

Suzette has kept in contact since we closed (she actually came to our new home just to see it after we moved in) and we feel well taken care of. Overall we're really happy with the service we continue to receive and would recommend Suzette to anyone. She is experienced, professional, finds joy in service and can truly be trusted-what more could anyone ask for. We were truly blessed to have found Suzette and I hope that anyone reading this would be so lucky as to use her and find for yourself what good hands you will be in.
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02/04/2015 - martinezca8
Sold a Condo home in 2015 in Westlake, Los Angeles, CA.

Suzette helped us to see our condo and buy a new one. She is a dedicated professional and a warm and lovely person to work with. She is very knowledgable on the real estate market and financing options available. I love this lady and not everyone can say that about their former realtor!

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