GWEN BANTA - "L.A.’s Sherlock of Homes”
: As a Top Producing Real Estate Consultant for Sotheby's International Realty, Gwen has proven that outstanding service and integrity are paramount in client satisfaction. Her active business serves clients in the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Brentwood, Bel Air, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, and Westside Los Angeles. Gwen and her team specialize in residential, relocation, estates, investment properties, and short sales. According to the testimonials of her many clients, Gwen is an experienced negotiator who is tenacious, knowledgeable, and a lot of fun to work with.
Gwen learned the necessity of exceptional service early in her business career as owner of a speakers’ bureau for corporate executives. When a client gave a seminar on property acquisition, Gwen became hooked on real estate and “the art of the deal.” After entering the business as an investor, Gwen relocated to L.A. and soon became an award winning agent. Dubbed "L.A.'s Sherlock of Homes" by a client, Gwen consistently receives five star ratings from her satisfied clients.
In January 2009, Gwen joined Sotheby’s International Realty, where she is now a member of their renowned Sunset Strip team serving the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills and L.A.'s West side.
You can keep up to date on real estate news and information by visiting Gwen's blogs. She is a weekly featured writer for Agent Genius and has a very popular blog on Active Rain, as well as her own blog, "Sherlock Of Homes."
Gwen is also an award-winning actor and author, holding B.A. & M.S. degrees, as well as a Certificate from the Defense Language Institute. She has written several novels & screenplays and is a member of many professional organizations.
Active in her community, Gwen supports The Pediatric Aids Foundation, Make A Wish Foundation, The American Cancer Society, The International Red Cross, The Free Wheelchair Mission, Doctors Without Borders, and Not On My Watch. A passionate lover of animals and nature, Gwen also actively supports Global Green.