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Professional Profile of Alex Gandel



 Alex Gandel, Ventura County and San Fernando Valley Real Estate Agent, Makes Amazon Best Seller List with New Book

New book, “The Essential Guide to Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate: Insights from America’s Top Luxury Agents” hit Amazon’s Best Seller List soon after publication. Alex Gandel is one of ten authors that contributed to the book.

Alex Gandel, Ventura County and San Fernando Valley real estate agent, became an Amazon Best Selling Author with his contribution to the new book, The Essential Guide to Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate: Insights from America’s Top Luxury Agents. Amazon listed the book at Number 1 in the “Real Estate Sales” category. Amazon also listed the book as the Number 1 Hot New Release in multiple categories.

Gandel, along with nine other top luxury real estate agents around the United States contributed chapters to the book. The book provides insights to consumers that are interested in buying or selling a luxury residence. Sellers will learn the most important factors for selling their luxury home at the highest price in the shortest time. Topics covered include preparation for sale, determining market value, exposing and marketing the home to the most potential buyers, optimal timing, and negotiations. Buyers will learn how to get prepared for a luxury home purchase, find the ideal home, determine a fair price, negotiate the best deal, and make sure they understand what they are buying in the due diligence period. Buyers and sellers will also learn how to select the best real estate professional to navigate all through the luxury property purchase or sale process. In his chapter, Gandel reveals the most important considerations relating to selling or buying a luxury home in Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley areas of Southern California.   

The Essential Guide to Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate: Insights from America’s Top Luxury Agents is currently available in an eBook edition at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H6GM764. The paperback version will be available soon on Amazon and from other booksellers.




OBJECTIVE:
To achieve a level of service and relationship with each client that is unequaled in the industry. Through hard work and trust, every client will know their needs and satisfaction are my priority.
 
EDUCATION:
1978-1982   California State University, Northridge
1977-1978   San Diego State University
Major: Business Administration, Emphasis in Real Estate Marketing, Finance and Economics
 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

2017 Business Person of the Year, Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce

2017 #10 Agent Nationwide Century 21, Grand Centurion Award

2016 #1 Agent Simi Valley C21 Troop Real Estate, Grand Centurion Award, Top 10 Worldwide

2015 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2014 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2013 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2012 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2011 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2010 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2010 Community Service Award CSMAOR Association of Realtors

2009 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2008 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2007 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2006 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2005 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

2004 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2003 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2002 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2001 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

2000 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

1999 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide

1999 Realtor of the Year, Simi Valley/Moorpark Association of Realtors

1998 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

1997 Real Estate Sales Person of the Year, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

1996-1997 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley

1992-1995 #1 Agent, R.R. Gable, Simi Valley

1980-1992 #1 Agent, ERA Gandel Realtors

 
ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

 

1980-2018 Member of CSMAOR Association of Realtors/Rappatoni Regional MLS

2008-2018 Member of the Adventist Health Simi Valley Foundation Board of Directors

2016-2018 Member, Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley Advisory Board

1999-2018 Chairman/Founder, Troop Turkey-a-Thon Thanksgiving Food Drive

1998-2015 Member of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley

2008-2015 Daily News Readers Choice Award

2005-2007 Sponsor, Simi Valley High School Basketball Scholarship Fund

2000-2001 President of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley

1992-1996 Member of SVM Association of Realtors/Board of Directors

5 Year Sponsor Santa Susana Knolls Little League

21 Year Sponsor AYSO (Youth Soccer)008-2017 Member of the Simi Valley Hospital Foundation Board of Directors

 

Alex Gandel, Top Producing Real Estate Agent 1996-2017-C21 Troop Real Estate, #10 Agent Nationwide 2017-Century 21 Real Estate, and Business Person of the Year 2017 with the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 38 years in Real Estate. Of those 38 years, Alex has been with C21 Troop Real Estate for 23 years and has consistently earned the most prestigious awards for his top production and professional excellence.  As a seasoned veteran, Alex has represented clientele in a vast array of price ranges and transactions. He attributes his success to his positive “glass half full” approach to his business and personal life which enables him to continue to help a multitude of people throughout all of Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley, from First Time Home Buyers and Sellers to Estate Level Buyers and Sellers.

 

In April of 2016 Troop Real Estate took a giant leap forward and partnered with CENTURY 21® LLC with great expectations to continue what they have been accomplishing for years: delivering a remarkable customer experience and creating an affinity and trust with our clients. Alex Gandel is excited to offer a wide array of consumer-centric products, services, and technology merged with his 360 Degree High Impact Marketing Plan.

 

Following in his Father's footsteps, Alex’s son, Brad Gandel, joined C21 Troop Real Estate as a Realtor in 2013. Alex considers himself very fortunate to have an array of highly talented staff. Jennifer Aragon, Alex’s Transaction Coordinator, is an insightful and informative communicator. Coming highly recommended and experienced, she joined Alex's staff in 2017 and helps Alex expertly guide his clients through the sometimes  challenging escrow and closing process. Cheryl Clayton has been with Alex since 2011 and oversees all of Alex's marketing. She is a passionate centric force to the driving energy behind Alex’s proven and successful High Impact 360 Degree Marketing Plan. Both Jennifer and Cheryl are fully licensed, insured, and experienced agents who have been in Real Estate for over 20 years. Stella Lopez works as Alex's office clerical assistant and helps Alex, Cheryl and Jennifer in many ways. Alex calls his staff “magical.” Together, with Alex’s keen insight and guidance, they work with a mindset to continually “raise the bar” in service, communication, follow-through, creativity, perseverance, and excellence. 

 

Alex Gandel and Staff are a combination of the best of both worlds: Working with a signature Real Estate Company in Ventura County, C21 Troop Real Estate, as well as offering a “Boutique-Style” personal concierge service to their clients. Their clients never feel like another statistic or number. Alex Gandel and Staff are highly skilled, friendly, experienced and successful in working with standard Real Estate transactions as well as a variety of challenging circumstances, such as divorce, short sale hardship, contingent sellers with a home of choice, relocation clients and investors. By virtue of Alex’s stellar professional reputation, he also receives many referrals from Realtors out of the area. The experience and camaraderie of Alex Gandel and Staff go beyond the ordinary! Often, their keen insight, experience, and knowledge will guide them to proactively address details before they become a problem. This type of service is invaluable to Alex’s clients!

 

In addition to being a Top Producing Real Estate Agent and esteemed business professional, Alex is a devoted family man, married to his wife, Janet for 29 years, and serves his community in a couple of different capacities such as volunteering on the Advisory Board of the Simi Valley Boys and Girls Club as well as the Adventist Health Simi ValleyFoundation Board. Alex is also the Founder and catalyst of the annual Troop Turkey-a-Thon, feeding thousands of qualified people a Thanksgiving dinner throughout Ventura County every year.

 

In 2017 Alex Gandel closed 75 transactions totaling over $50 million in sales. Alex has also been a guest speaker at prestigious venues such as the 2015 OnQ Top Producers Panel in Ventura County and the 2014 Real Live Top Agent Panel at the Skirball Center.  Five words you can count on from Alex Gandel and Staff: Integrity, passion, commitment, communication, and friendliness.



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